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Mary River Wilderness Retreat & Caravan Park

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Overview
Mary River Crossing Arnhem Hwy Annaburroo, Via Humpty Doo, Mount Bundey, Northern Territory 0836 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
3.5 Star accommodation
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Description
Mary River Wilderness Retreat is located halfway between Darwin and Jabiru in Kakadu National Park. This family owned and operated eco-tourism property offers an ideal venue for large groups through to More couples and families for events and conferences to weekend getaways or a top end holiday. A range of air conditioned bungalows with ensuites are available from one night to a week or more. Caravan and Camping sites, Restaurant / Bar, Campers Kitchen, Bush Walks, Boat Buggy and Bike hire, River Cruises and many more facilities are on offer. Majestically set on 900 acres with sweeping views of Australia's Bush land and the world renowned Mary River which is home to twice as many saltwater Crocodiles as any other river in the world. Making Mary River Wilderness Retreat a must see location for them in their natural habitat. Mary River Wilderness Retreat is the perfect location to host an event or use as a base camp for a truly remarkable outback getaway. Immaculately manicured lawns and gardens filled with beautiful palms and gums create the feeling of paradise within the top end. Our accommodation comprises of twenty six fully air-conditioned private bungalows and our location allows easy access for self drive day tours to Mary River, Litchfield and Kakadu National Park and is very accessible to Darwin City. Only 35 kilometers to the gateway to Kakadu National Park we are the ideal location to fish and explore the Mary River, Hardies Lagoon, Shady Camp or the South Alligator. It is also a great stop over on Natures Way which takes in Kakadu and a range of other Top End attractions. We are set outside of the park so that the gate entry fee does not apply and there are plenty of close wetland experiences, wildlife, bird life and crocodile spotting for those with limited time who still want the top end experience. The property is an ideal venue to host any event from a cocktail style reception, to a fully sit-down dinner or for the corporate market, a business meeting catered in our dedicated conference room. Otherwise take advantage of the wonderful setting and choose an elegant marquee set amongst our majestic grounds for a dream wedding location there are endless options. Our catering can be tailored to personalise any given event, along with our array of activities for colleagues, delegates, friends and family all set amongst our unspoiled wilderness mean there is no place better suited to create perfect memories or to capture the attention of your group. Our tropically designed restaurant licensed for up to 300 guests boasts modern alfresco dining areas perfect for gazing over the abundant wildlife. So do you want to relax and have the most perfect private destination holiday or event imaginable? Stay at Mary River Wilderness Retreat you will be pleasantly amazed at the experience you have and will want to keep coming back! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
26
Price range
US$67 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Northern Territory > Mount Bundey
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Contact
Mary River Crossing Arnhem Hwy Annaburroo, Via Humpty Doo, Mount Bundey, Northern Territory 0836 Australia
Getting there
Darwin Airport63 mi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lush bush setting with large sites - a welcome change from the caravan parks in Darwin. Lots of bird life. The amenities were basic but very clean and efficient. There is limited wifi near the reception but hey, that's not what we go caravanning in...More

Thank ADadWellTravelled
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable 4 days touring around the Darwin and Kakadu area using the Mary River Wilderness Retreat as a base. Staff were helpful and informative. We learnt a lot about the natural habitat and aboriginal culture.

Thank Dominique D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a surprise and we would highly recommend a couple of days or more here to relax. We had a cabin looking out across acres of green lawn with wallabys grazing all day. There are several river walks and you can hire a...More

Thank Franden75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked up a Tripadeal with the Mary River Wilderness Retreat. We had a great time. The Resort is nice - rooms are basic but comfortable and the food is nice. What made the tour was the quality of the day time activities and the...More

Thank paulbbb52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour run by Mary River Wilderness Retreat ex Darwin was an excellent tour to take in Kakadu in three days. The fourth day was leaving Mary River to visit Litchfield Park on the return to Darwin. Guests in the main were in the 50+...More

Thank QueenslandWanderer
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Czechchick7
26 May 2017|
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Response from RozElk | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I was offline for this site. I'm sure you've been already. We stayed in a cabin but they did say they were totally booked for a few weekends following our visit, so I imagine a booking would be wise. It's a long way... More
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Cheryl T
17 August 2015|
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Response from Christopher B | Property representative |
Hi Cheryl, Yes we certainly have tours available, could you please email me with the date you arrive so I can see which tours are available for you. (Use the 'Contact us' page on our website) I look forward to welcoming you... More
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Room Tips
"Wilderness experience in comfort"
paulbbb52
3 weeks ago
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"Pool side cabins can use a dedicated second pool rather than the main pool. This pool is tree-shaded..."
QueenslandWanderer
4 weeks ago
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"Dont bother to choose a poolside bungalow if you do not mind a sarari tent with a shared bathroom"
loonchia
10 Sep 2018
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"This is a wilderness retreat - no TV in the rooms and limited connectivity."
MrDee2013
10 Aug 2018
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