Bathurst Island Lodge

Bathurst Island Lodge caters for fisherman by using top quality gear like Loomis rods matched with Shimano Chronarch reels.It runs four 6.5mtr purpose built boats powered by Suzuki 150hp motors. It gives us a very stable boat with enough power to get where we want to go, quickly and reliably. Kept to a very high [...]

Tiwi Island Grand Final

The iconic Tiwi Island Grand Final will be held the day after the NTFL grand final on Bathurst Island. Noted as one of the top 100 Australian Tourism experiences come and witness the passion of AFL in its heart land and the birth place of the names like Rioli and Long.

MILIMIKA – Tiwi Islands Festival

MILIMIKA – Tiwi Islands Festival is the Northern Territory’s newest arts, culture and performing arts festival. This is a weekend of celebration with proud Tiwi Islanders’ sharing their culture, featuring local talent in music, dance, the Tiwi Bombers football team and lots of activities for kids. Further details will be available over the next couple [...]

Tiwi Islands

Known as ‘the islands of smiles’, the Tiwi Islands are popular for their Aboriginal culture, tropical island scenery and blue-water fishing. Comprising Bathurst and Melville Island (Australia’s second largest island after Tasmania), the Tiwi Islands are situated 100 kilometres to the north of Darwin. Experience the Tiwi Islands as part of an organised Aboriginal day [...]

Munupi Art Centre

The unique cultural traditions of Tiwi life and culture are celebrated by the artists of Pirlangimpi on Melville Island. Munupi Arts and Crafts assists with the development and promotion of Tiwi art to local, national and international audiences. Drawing inspiration from their lush natural environment and Tiwi creation stories, Munupi’s artists are highly regarded for [...]

Jilamara Arts and Crafts

Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association located in Milikapiti on Melville Island, has grown into a highly respected art centre servicing the needs of 60 local Tiwi artists. The artists are renowned for their use of natural ochres across the media of paintings, tunga baskets, tutini poles and carvings. Jilamara also produces an extensive body of [...]

Tiwi Design Aboriginal Corporation

Tiwi Design, located on Bathurst Island, started from a small Catholic Presbytery in 1969. Two young men, Bede Tungatalum and Giovanni Tipungwuti, worked with the art teacher, Madeline Clear, to produce woodblock prints. The artists soon began to transfer their designs onto silk screens and printing textiles quickly became a major activity. Today, Tiwi Design [...]

Tiwi Islands Annual Football Art Sale

A fantastic chance to view and buy Tiwi Island artwork and watch a game of footy. The Tiwi Islands Art Sale coincides each year with the Tiwi Islands Football Grand Final. This massive family gathering provides a rare opportunity for people to visit Bathurst Island and buy Tiwi art and crafts at community prices. The [...]

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