Tiwi Islands

Boasting coastal landscapes with breathtaking sunsets, fishing lodges and a thriving Aboriginal arts culture, the Tiwi Islands promises to be an Australian Northern Territory destination like no other.


What you’ll love most about the Tiwi Islands

  • The traditional lifestyle and artworks of the local community
  • Beachfront lodge accommodation set within a pristine environment
  • Coastal landscapes are diverse, ranging from dense tropical jungle to white-sand beaches and rock pools
  • Just a short 20 minute flight or 2.5 hour ferry ride from Darwin to reach Bathurst Island or Melville

Where to Book

Holiday Highlights

  • Aerial view of Rainbow Beach, Tiwi Islands - Tourism NT/Elise Cook

  • Aerial beach view in the Tiwi Islands - Tourism NT/Elise Cook

  • Wetlands near Tiwi Island Retreat - Tourism NT/Mark Fitz

  • Tiwi Island Retreat sunset - Tourism NT/Mark Fitz

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 32℃
  • 32℃
  • 32℃
  • 33℃
  • 33℃
  • 32℃
  • 32℃
  • 32℃
  • 33℃
  • 34℃
  • 34℃
  • 33℃
  • 14
  • 11
  • 11
  • 9
  • 10
  • 12
  • 14
  • 14
  • 13
  • 18
  • 19
  • 19

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.













Our Ratings

  • Most Recommended
  • Recommended
  • Highly Recommended
  • Not Recommended

Where to book

Are you ready to roam beyond the ordinary? Travel like you belong, not like you are just passing through. Travel Essence creates bespoke journeys to Australia and New Zealand. As specialists in the art of travel, they will ensure that you make the most out of your time Down Under.

Visit website for more info

More info


Top Holiday Offers

We’ve hand-picked a range of enticing offers to incredible destinations. If you want value for money on your next trip, start by reviewing our dedicated Top Holiday Offers page.

Top Offers