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Wildman Wilderness Lodge

Wildman Wilderness Lodge, Northern Territory

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This is camping at its best, amidst nature at its most raw. This eco-haven is found in the depths of the Australian outback, far from civilisation and knee-deep in wildlife and the unique culture of the area. Safari style cabins and tents offer an oasis to relax in, while the delicious meals and wine provide all the homely comforts you need at the end of an exhilarating day.

Note: The lodge is open between April and November every year but closes for the wet season.

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Wildman Wilderness Lodge
  • rooms

    There are two types of accommodation to choose from. 10 cabins (sleeping two) offer comfortable king-sized beds, ensuite bathrooms and all the luxury of a country lodge, while the 15 tents are huge and safari style, with private bathrooms and luxurious bedding.

  • facilities & activities

    It’s all about the tours here. Choose between exciting airboat adventures, hovering above the reeds and lilies, swooping past the salt and freshwater crocodiles, or take the more leisurely river cruise; a lovely meander through the waterways birdwatching and enjoying the expansive views. Alternatively, the culture walks with the local guides are fascinating, travel through some of the oldest bushlands in Australia spotting native insects, reptiles and birds. And at the end of the day, the beautiful infinity pool is the perfect spot for a sundowner.

  • dining

    The day starts with a buffet style continental breakfast and continues with a snack menu for all day dining. There are cocktail sundowners by the pool and then a three-course meal with a focus on northern Australian produce – think barramundi, crocodile and buffalo with a side serving of the freshest bush ingredients; lemon myrtle, pepper berry and bush tomatoes. Just a note that due to the remote location, there is a lack of variety for people with dietary restrictions.

  • family

    There are five ‘family’ safari tents that sleep a family of four or five, with plenty of space and a hefty dose of adventure. There is free mountain bike hire, activity books for play during tours and a children’s menu in the restaurant. But they’ll mostly be tickled by the ‘pet’ croc and snake that live here!

  • location

    The lodge is found outside Mary River National Park, 3 hours south of Darwin, in the heart of the wetlands and wildlife of this extraordinary country.

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