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Darwin & Tiwi Island Escape

Experience the ultimate in Australian getaways with an escape to the incredible Tiwi Islands. Unspoiled natural wonder surrounds you as you spend two nights here and two nights in beautiful Darwin. 

5 Days
3 Experiences
1 Country
4 Inclusions
1 Room options

About This Trip

Need to get away from it all? Well, there is one hidden spot in Australia, untouched by development, where life runs as it always has, where the empty beaches stretch forever, fringed by swaying palms. The Tiwi Islands are paradise on earth and we invite you to drop the worries of the modern world and retreat to this natural wonderland.

 

Start your trip by spending two nights in the tropical city of Darwin. Sitting on the traditional lands of the Larrakia people, looking out over the Timor Sea and its cosmopolitan, international blend of people makes Darwin a riot of colour and activity. Cultures combine to create wonderful fusion in the food and the friendly, welcoming atmosphere.  

 

From there it is a short but unforgettable plane ride to paradise. The Tiwi Islands are the ultimate escape from the modern world. For the next two nights, you will relax in your beachside cabin, staring out over the glittering Timor Sea, spending your time how you want to. If you want to head out for Australia's finest fishing, no problem, or if long walks in the untouched wilderness is your thing, it is all here for you. The indigenous culture of the Tiwi islanders also makes for some fascinating and immersive tours. With ice-cold cocktails on arrival, you might just decide that this is the way to continue and just completely relax on the beach with a cold drink in hand.

 

However you choose to spend your time here, we know it will be a retreat that will create incredible memories. 


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What To Expect

Trip Itinerary

Where You'll Stay
Included
Premier Studio & Retreat Rooms

Adina Apartment Hotel Waterfront

Situated right on the harbourfront in Darwin, the 4.5-star Apparthotel gives you stunning views over the city and sparkling sea as well as all the amenities you could possibly wish for. Plus it's a stone’s throw from the centre of Darwin. 

 

  • City view
  • Kitchenette with microwave,
  • bar fridge
  • plates, cutlery and kettle
  • In-room safe
  • Minibar and tea & coffee amenities
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Spacious bathroom with shower over bath
  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • LCD TV and USB clock radio charging points

 

Tiwi Island Retreat

Your recently refurbished beachside cabins are tastefully decorated in true island style and represent a rustic, relaxed feel. 

 

  • Queen bed
  • Linen and towels
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Overlooking the pool with an ocean view
Single supplementNo
Max occupancy2 adult people
ShareableNot available
Bedding arrangementDouble/Twin Room
highlights

Our focus when creating this trip was to discover the most secluded spot in the whole of Australia. While there are plenty of these in the middle of nowhere, we wanted a spot where you could relax in paradise and revel in the natural wonder of the country. When we discovered the Tiwi Island Resort, we knew our search was over. So intensely beautiful, the Tiwi Islands provide that relaxed old-world feel, where nothing has changed for centuries. Surrounded by deep bush, with long, quiet beaches stretching out before you, the retreat is secluded and exclusive without being overly fancy. There is no need to pack a dinner jacket on this one!

 

We wanted to compliment this escape with a couple of nights in vibrant Darwin, so you had the chance to contrast the Tiwi Island experience by hitting the town and enjoying the food and drink of this incredible tropical city.  


location

The Tiwi Islands are located off the north coast of Australia, just a 20-minute flight from Darwin. You will fly into Darwin and spend two nights there in stunning waterfront apartments before heading back to the airport for your short flight to the Tiwi Island Resort. After a couple of days in heavenly surroundings, we will transfer you back to Darwin Airport for your onward connection.


facilities

Adina Apartment Hotel Waterfront

This modern aparthotel has all the amenities you would expect from a 4.5-star property, with a fitness centre and a delightful outdoor pool. With plenty of space to relax and outstanding views, you will love your time at the Adina. 

 

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge/bar

 

Tiwi Island Retreat

Tiwi Island Retreat is all about getting off the beaten track and away from the crowds to experience unique, pristine environments, activities and culture. From relaxing by the pool to amazing outback adventures, world-renown fishing and indigenous art and cultural tours they offer something for everyone.

 

  • 12-metre pool
  • Private deck and day bed
  • Beach towels
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Licensed bar
  • Enclosed air-conditioned dining room
  • Complimentary tea and coffee facilities
  • Complimentary use of fishing equipment and board games

important info

Exclusions

  • Return flights to/from Darwin
  • Visas
  • Optional activities/tours, personal expenses/transfers not mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips & gratuities

Age restrictions

  • This tour is restricted to guests aged 18 years or older

Occupancy

  • Minimum number for this trip to operate is two people
  • Double or twin share basis

Passport & visa requirements

  • All international visitors require a passport with a minimum validity of 6 months beyond your return travel date is required for all passengers (including children and infants)
  • Visitors may require a visa or border pass to enter
  • It is the visitors responsibility to ensure they are holding the correct and current visa or border pass for the destinations they are visiting
  • If the visitor is a non-Australian passport holder, a valid re-entry visa may be required.
  • Important: Please start arranging your visa or border pass at least 6-8 weeks prior to departure to account for any delays due to consulate operating hours and processing times

Travel insurance

  • We recommend you purchase travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this package

Health & vaccination

  • Travellers are advised to check with their local health professional at least 45 days prior to departure, as some vaccinations require 30 days or more to be effective
  • We do recommend wearing mosquito repellant and sunscreens
  • It is advised that you ensure you have adequate health insurance cover as part of your travel insurance

Porterage

  • Porterage is only available on the Tiwi Island section of this trip

 

Tipping

  • Tipping and gratuities are not included in the package and are at your own discretion

Fitness requirements

  • Travellers should have a good level of physical fitness and mobility. They must be able to negotiate uneven surfaces and in some cases climb stairs

Dietary requirements

  • Any dietary requirements must be received by DealsAway at least 30 days prior to your scheduled departure date. Failure to provide these details by this date may result in an inability to cater for your requirements
  • In most cases DealsAway can cater for special dietary requirements but please note that on occasion, this may not be possible due to location, lack of availability of ingredients, and other extenuating circumstances. It is always advised to carry supplies with you

Transfers

  • You should make your own way to your hotel in Darwin on arrival. From there all transfers to the Tiwi Islands are included.

Documentation

  • Any applicable pre-trip or tour documentation will be emailed to you prior to travelling. Should you have any queries regarding this please feel free to contact us directly via email at support@dealsaway.com

DealsAway savings

  • The value and comparative savings have been determined based on published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving

Itinerary amendments & changes

  • Occasionally our itineraries are updated prior to departure to incorporate improvements stemming from past travellers’ feedback as well as updates from our ground operators. Please note that while we operate successful tours in this region throughout the year, some changes may be necessary due to inclement weather, public holidays, common seasonal changes to timetables and transport routes, and unforeseen circumstances. This can happen with little notice so please be prepared for modifications to the route. The order and timing of included activities may also vary from time to time

Availability

  • All DealsAway trips are available on a request only basis and are subject to availability. Once booked you should receive a payment confirmation and receipt via email, followed by a booking confirmation normally within 72hrs of making a booking, sometimes this can take a little longer subject to supplier delay
  • If you have not received your confirmation within 5 business days of payment confirmation please contact us immediately by email at support@dealsaway.com 
  • In the event that your trip is unavailable for the dates you have chosen we will contact you by telephone to advise the next available dates

Surcharges

  • Any prices quoted exclude specific costs/measures which may be introduced at a later stage as a result of Government changes due to COVID-19 health and safety restrictions. DealsAway will inform its guests of these changes as soon as possible, these additional charges will be passed on by DealsAway to the guest

 

Important trip information 

  • Pricing is correct at the time of submission but is subject to change without notice
  • Surcharges may apply over special event periods and over school holidays
  • Inclusions are subject to availability based on operational capabilities and weather conditions

 

 

AMENDMENTS & CHANGES

Name change or corrections

  • Name corrections may incur a fee
  • Name changes are not permitted

Date changes

  • Date changes are not permitted

Refunds

  • Please refer to our Booking Conditions for all information on refunds

Special requests

  • If you or any members of your travelling party have any special requests (for example a dietary requirement, specific room location etc), please let DealsAway know at the time of booking and we will endeavour to assist you with your request

 

Behaviour

  • Please be aware that the booking conditions state that your holiday can be terminated, with no refund, if the behaviour of you or any members of your travelling party does not meet an acceptable standard. You will also often be required to pay for any damages you or members of your travelling party cause to accommodation, coach, train or cruise ship

Holiday extras

  • If you wish to purchase any extras or upgrades please contact us at support@dealsaway.com for information on our optional extras

 

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