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Melville Island Lodge

Milikapiti | Melville Island, 0822, Australia
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May 7
May 8
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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“blue water” (5 reviews)
“fishing” (16 reviews)
“hosts” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Comfortable accomodation, excellent food, excellent service, knowledgeable guides, well worth the money. If you are a die hard fisho you will love this place and if you want to see a stunning part of our world this is it. Interacting with the local indigenous people...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We visited as a group of 6 at the end of March for two days fishing and had a great time. A great mix of blue water and river fishing allowed for diverse fishing for our group. The accommodation was comfortable and the food tasty....More

1  Thank W K
Response from Nigel B, Sales at Melville Island Lodge

Hi WK, thanks for taking time out of your day and posting a review. I'm glad the family had a great time and choosing to stay in our VIP rooms made your stay even more enjoyable I'm sure. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 December 2015

Stayed for a few days, the whole place was so very well kept, clean and tidy. Meals by the chef were varied with a nice Jewfish starters with a beer before dinner. Boats were well cared for and maintained. Views from the lodge looked back...More

2  Thank Chudley
Response from Nigel B, Sales at Melville Island Lodge

Hi Chudley, thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. Sitting on the deck with a beer and some well cooked fresh fish is as good as it sounds. I'll pass on your kind words to the lodge and look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 9 October 2015

Recently 2 mates and I spent 4 nights at Melville Island Lodge run by TIWI Adventures. We fished over 3 full days and accounted for 22 different species including a 91cm Barra and a 140cm Longtail Tuna. What a paradise it turned out to be...More

3  Thank Robert A
Response from Nigel B, General Manager at Melville Island Lodge

Hi Robert, thanks for kind words mate. You caught some very nice fish whilst you were here and it was a pleasure having you and the guys. Look forward to seeing you again Robert and we'll try and find that extra 9cm so you can...More

Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

I visited the lodge and Johnson river camp with three friends over 8 days. The three we had at melville lodge were great, can not complain about anything. The guides were great, Grassy and Paul. We fished three locations, two to a boat, ca aught...More

1  Thank paddles_11
Response from Nigel B, General Manager at Melville Island Lodge

Hi Paddles, thanks for taking time out of your day and posting a review. The joint trip taking in both Melville Island Lodge and Johnson River Camp is nice and easy to do and you get to visit 2 of the best fishing lodges in...More

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catdogchook
Would you consider putting in a swimming pool oneday?
19 April 2016|
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Response from Nigel B | Property representative |
Hi Catdogchook, I'm guessing you live rural by the name. :) We have discussed the upside and the downside of having a pool installed for over 9 years. To be honest, I'm not sure we're any closer to getting one installed. One... More
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Meuley
Hi. I actually used to live at Milikapiti when I was young, and was wondering if I wanted to come back for a nostalgia trip if it was possible? I'd like to be able to go to 9 mile, Taracumbie and even Karrs lake, go to Pickertaramoor and Pularumpi. Do you think any of that is possible.
12 April 2016|
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Response from Nigel B | Property representative |
Hi Meuley, thanks for the question. We are specifically a fishing lodge and are not set up for non fishos I'm afraid. I have a solution for you though. There is a motel in town with kitchen facilities and they also hire out... More
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catdogchook
Hi, becausenof the Crocs, can you swim anywhere?
7 September 2014|
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Response from Nigel B | Property representative |
Hi Catdogchook, thanks for your question. As I'm sure your aware, all the waters in the top end are inhabited with saltwater crocadiles all year round so swimming in salt water is a big nono. On top of that, the marine... More
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"Ask for the rooms with ensuite bathrooms."
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"Choose the Private Room, bit extra, but nice quiet area."
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"This not a hotel as such,but a fishing lodge.You have a choice of shared facilities or 2 rooms with..."
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"This is a Fishing LOdge and the accommodation is great ."
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