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Melville Island Lodge

Milikapiti | Melville Island, 0822, Australia
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“blue water” (5 reviews)
“caught fish” (2 reviews)
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#16 of 36 hotels in Darwin
 
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

This lodge was a great base for fishing with an expert and attentive guide (Tom Cruise) who ensured we caught fish, were safe and had a great time. Returning each day with fish and fishing stories was enhanced by the professional and friendly staff who...More

1  Thank Kerry C
Response from Summa G, Manager at Melville Island LodgeResponded 14 July 2017

Hi Kerry, Thank you for the review.It was a pleasure hosting yourself, John,Vicki and Neil and I will definitely pass on your kind words to all the staff, especially Tom!! We look forward to meeting you all again and seeing if anyone can beat that...More

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 LodgeResponded 4 April 2016

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 LodgeResponded 4 April 2016

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 LodgeResponded 6 November 2015

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

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catdogchook
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
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
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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"If you prefer private bathroom facilites book a VIP room with ensuite for a litttle 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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