Private Holiday Getaway on 22-acre Bush Retreat, Darwin, Northern Territory

Darwin, Northern Territory (Australia)

Private Holiday Getaway on 22-acre Bush Retreat, Darwin, Northern Territory

10 Reviews
Vacation Rentals
1 unit
6 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed

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Accommodation Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Barbecue
This private holiday getaway means glampers will be the only guests at this unique Top End getaway in Darwin rural, Northern Territory. Located 55 km from both Darwin CBD and Darwin Airport. Set in 22 acres of natural bush-land, this simple, rustic getaway has tropical gardens and wide, wrap-around verandas with expansive treeline views.

This rental accommodates six guests in three bedrooms with three comfortable double beds. All bedrooms have air-conditioning, overhead fans, and open wardrobes. Fresh home laundered linen and bath towels are provided by hosts. The open plan lounge/kitchen/dining is an air conditioned homely space with TV, Blu-Ray DVD, and interesting books for guests to enjoy. The kitchen suits home-cooked meals with a full stove/oven plus microwave, fridge/freezer - fully equipped with utensils, crockery, and cookware. A shower, toilet, vanity, and laundry adjoin this space.

Territory life is outdoors, celebrating tropical days and nights. Guests can refresh in a 4-person spa on the covered deck. An outdoor setting, bar fridge and BBQ provide a relaxed ambiance for al-fresco dining. Glampers can also enjoy the fire-pit under the stars - just gazing, toasting marshmallows or making their favorite camp oven fare!

The rental can accommodate two more guests if required with an extra, self-contained, air-conditioned, queen-bed cabin. Hosts should be contacted to discuss price of cabin.

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Double bed
  • Oven
  • Garden
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Firewood
  • Deck/Patio
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Toiletries
  • Television
  • Dining table
  • Linens and pillows
  • Tea kettle
  • Fire pit
  • BR/DVD player
  • Sound system
  • Fan
  • Washing machine
  • Cooking basics
  • Parking
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Air conditioning
This property is self-check in for a private stay. The property is fully fenced and secure with undercover parking for 2 vehicles and plenty of space for a guest caravan or boat. The rental is pet friendly outdoors and provides two running leads for dogs if required. A marked walking trail through the paperbark forest with a wet season creek is ideal for nature lovers and bird-watchers to relish during their stay. Feeding carrots to the buffalo through the fence is a sharing, novel experience. Guests can experience the real territory life, in the bush-land, on their own terms by staying at this amazing rental.

Also available is a helicopter-fishing adventure, with pickup/drop off straight from the rental. Contact host to request.

Guest Services

  • Spa
This property is self-check in. Arrival information with access codes will be emailed on confirmed booking.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Movie theater
  • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars
  • Bowling
This peaceful private retreat is situated in outer Darwin, Northern Territory, a perfect holiday destination for glampers yearning to get away from it all in an idyllic tropical Australian countryside. The surrounding 22 acres are home to a wide array of wildlife, such as wallabies, buffalo, and a plethora of native bird species. Guests can leisurely explore their scenic surroundings on a marked walking track, enjoy spectacular sunsets from the deck and completely relax in their private space with no other guests.

Close to Darwin with so much else to see and do: - WW2 history at Livingstone Airstrip just 2 km away, Berry Springs Nature Reserve and a must-see Territory Wildlife park 15 km away. Half a day to Adelaide River or Lake Bennett where guests can enjoy swimming or canoeing. Fogg Dam conservation - where guests can see incredible bird life, or at Corroboree/Adelaide River/Mary River take a walk or do some fishing. Wonderful day trips nearby with Djukbinj National Park offering diverse cultural experiences and Litchfield National Park allowing guests to see renowned scenery and waterfalls or experience some swimming, trekking or 4WD adventure.

Activities

General activities
  • Feeding animals
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Meditation
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Horseback riding
  • Wildlife watching
Adventures and sports
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Water sports
  • Tennis
  • ATV/Quads/4x4
  • Stand-up paddleboarding

This getaway's prime location amid nature makes it abundant in outdoor entertainment options. Guests need not leave the property’s grounds to observe local flora and fauna in their natural habitats. Glampers are offered so much more with Berry Springs Nature Reserve close by for picnics, swimming and nature walks. Top it off with a visit to Crazy Acres mango farm for homemade treats including ice cream, smoothies and other goodies

Wonderful day trips surround for guests to visit, such as Litchfield National Park. It’s world renowned scenery, cascading waterfalls, swimming holes, trekking and 4WD adventure will leave Glampers in awe. For hiking enthusiasts, the Tabletop Track, long bush walk (39 k), will also reward guests with a remote wilderness experience and stunning panoramic views. In contrast, Djukbinj National Park on the scenic Marrakai floodplains is a major roosting and feeding site for waterbirds, magpies geese, egrets and brolga's. The national park offers a great scenic drive through a network of billabongs from Scotts Creek to Twin Billabong- best in the dry season May to October. The proximity to Darwin offers diverse activities, historical sites and cultural events for enjoyment during a stay at this rental.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 2:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

Moderate
Free cancellation up to 7 days

You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.

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Additional Information

Smoking and pets are only allowed outside.

There are animals living on the property, including two buffalo. Guests are kindly asked to ensure that all gates are closed behind them.

Extra cabin can accommodate two more guests. Contact host to discuss price of cabin if necessary.

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