10 Best Fishing Lodges In Northern Territory, Australia

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Northern Territory in Australia is an offbeat destination that is fast becoming a hot tourist spot. It offers striking landscapes in every season. Whether during a humid summer or a dry winter, it is a year-round place for people looking for a relaxing getaway. The beaches add to the coastal delights with their crystal clear waters and scenic views, thus, making the Northern Territory a fine place to spend a peaceful but energizing vacation. Fishing and crabbing at the sea are common activities that both tourists and locals enjoy here. Lodges built in the midst of nature are wonderful options where you can spend some time and unwind with loved ones. Check out the best fishing lodges in Northern Territory, Australia.

1. Homey retreat with a spacious deck in Dundee Beach (from USD 220)

The spacious deck of this retreat is set in the lap of nature, amid the garden and trees. The place is 135 km (83.9 mi) away from the centre of Darwin. It runs completely on rainwater. It has outdoor seating, an above-ground pool, a kitchen with a coffee maker, and an oven. A large dining set is available in the outdoor gallery. A portacot and linen are also provided on request. Apart from fishing at the sea, there are a lot of activities to engage in the area if you want a fun weekend. Fishing competitions are organized every year at Dundee Beach and Market on a Saturday.

The perfect weekend or weekday get away!
21 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is plenty of space it's open cool and there's a pool i'll definitely be back
Cleanliness:
it was very spacious clean and had all of necessities
this well presented and clean house ticks all the boxes
the house was very clean spacious and had everything we would need for the duration of our stay
Location:
it's location was also great
great house in a great location loves every minute of our stay
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2. Bungalow with luxurious furnishings near Lake Bennett (from USD 242)

This bungalow is situated on a magnificent freshwater lake, which is brimming with aquatic life, and is set amid nature. It has direct access to the lake with a walkway from the deck that extends to a huge pontoon. It is well-maintained and well-designed with luxurious furnishings. It features a spacious balcony with a sitting area and pleasant views. It is also fully equipped with board games, books, and magazines. Bedding and towels are provided to guests. The adjacent lake is safe for fishing and swimming. Plus, there are kayaks and pool noodles available, so you can go kayaking easily.

Lake Bennett Bungalow 46
67 reviews
bungalow 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Cleanliness:
the cabin was very clean and well appointed
amazingly relaxing comfy and clean
clean place very comfortable with everything we need
it was very clean and tidy and had all the amenities and facilities you could need
Location:
well set up and great location
accommodation was fantastic and the location on the water was amazing
we love lake bennett for a relaxing place to kick back
great layout and location
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3. Solar-powered dwelling with an open-concept kitchen in Dundee Beach (from USD 212)

This house is fully powered by solar panels. It has a modern design and an open-concept kitchen with a dishwasher and utensils. It features a kids’ room with bunk beds and toys. It is a five-bedroom holiday home that is surrounded by a garden, although it doesn’t allow any pets. It is in a convenient location, as it is just a short walk away from the beach. The public boat ramp is 10 km (6.2 mi) away. The property has plenty of space for parking your boat. There are plenty of rivers nearby for fishing and crabbing, as well as creeks. You can catch a variety of fishes at some of these rivers. You can try hunting for the barramundi at the Finniss River.

Mermaid Rest at Dundee Beach, Northern Territory Australia
13 reviews
House 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
outdoor area with flyscreens and air conditioning throughout provided a very comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
house was very clean and communication with owner was great
Host:
eleanor was a lovely host it was an all round great trip
our hosts were very friendly and accommodating we would definitely stay here again
Location:
excellent house and location close to dundee beach and the lodge
great driveway perfect for boats & good location for fishing
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4. Beautiful beach house on the cliffs in Kibara (from USD 161)

This beautiful beach house is a distinctive property designed with many colours and surrounded by a lush greenery. It is located on the cliffs of Mermaid Circuit and is just a short walk away from Kibara beach, which makes it an excellent hideaway for a week-long fishing trip with your friends or family. It is a two-bedroom home that offers a sea-facing deck, an outdoor barbecue grill, plus an oven setup and a modern shower. It is fully air-conditioned and equipped with a full kitchen and laundry facilities. Linens are available for an extra cost.

Kibara Beach House-great getaway, spa on front deck overlooking the water
26 reviews
House 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Cleanliness:
beautiful spot clean quiet and refreshing
the place was spotless when we arrived had everything you need and very relaxing vibe
Location:
what a great property & location - thank you for having having us
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5. Tranquil haven with an outdoor dining area in Dundee Beach (from USD 148)

This two-bedroom lodge is set in a tranquil environment and is encompassed by lush surroundings. Since it is situated on Andreas Avenue, it is only a short stroll away from the beach where you can have fun fishing excursions. Pets are allowed here, but they can only stay outside. The place provides a TV, a sound system, a DVD player, and many more amenities to make your stay delightful. The deck has a six-seater dining area, a barbecue grill, a fridge, and a bar.

Tranquillity @ Dundee includes spa & close to the beach approximately 5 min walk
Dundee Beach, NT, AU
6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

6. Lovely flat with spectacular views in Darwin (from USD 161)

This is a flat with spectacular views. It is a top-floor abode that exudes a relaxing vibe with its lounge area on the balcony where you can take in views of the beach. Watching the sunset with a hot brew can be best enjoyed on this balcony. A barbecue grill is also set up on the balcony. The property has secure parking, lift access, modern furnishings, and air conditioning. It features a kitchen that is well equipped with a coffee maker, a juicer, and a water cooler. The apartment building has a large pool and a scenic road at the front for walking and cycling. The home is situated at the foreshore of Nightcliff and is within walking distance of the pool and pub. Around the corner, you will have easy access to the colourful Sunday market, shops, and restaurants. If you enjoy fishing, you can head to the jetty close by.

Whataview2sea - located at Darwin
31 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's a spacious living area with an excellent air conditioner and fully equipped kitchen
the beds were wonderfully comfortable and the kitchen fully equiped
the apartment comes with many useful extras that you can use - bicycles bbq etc
the kitchen is fully equipped and the balcony is big enough to eat and relax in the seabreezes
the apartment is in the best part of darwin with great food and coffee just minutes away
Cleanliness:
the apartment is very comfortable clean and relaxing
whataview2sea was clean and smartly furnishedcomfortable in a ideal position and thoroughly equipped
Host:
the host was delightful and full of local knowledge
jodie our host was readily accessible for any qu and kindly popped in for a lovely chat
jodie (the host) was knowledgeable and extremely helpful to ensure we enjoyed our stay
has everything you need (the owner has thought of everything ) spacious comfortable clean and a fabulous location
Location:
excellent location woth amazing views
located in a lovely area with great views will be recommending this place to one and all
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7. Fully equipped apartment near shops in Darwin (from USD 400)

This modern apartment is found in a central location, so it is within walking distance of supermarkets and shops. Parliament House, Convention Centre, banks, embassies, and consulates are nearby too. Cullen Bay sunset cruises and restaurants are a bit far. The property is also a few minutes away from Mitchell Street, which features pubs and clubs, and Darwin Harbour. At the harbour, you can have a superb fishing experience with catching a variety of fishes. Before your arrival, the fridge is stocked up with all the necessary items for your stay, such as wine, a barbecue pack, vegetables, soft drinks, beer, and fruits. There is a barbecue grill set up on the balcony.

Darwin City Central Apartment No Cleaning Fees
22 reviews
Apartment 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
really enjoyed staying in this well equipped and nicely presented apartment
Cleanliness:
rooms clean and comfortable
clean comfortable convenient secure and a genial caring host
central clean & owner very accomodating
Host:
i would like to thank david again for the lovely stay he was a great host
Location:
the location was excellent easy walking distance to darwin central and waterfront precinct
property was spacious and in a great location which was within walking distance to the city
we found the location to be in good proximity to supermarkets and darwin's mitchell street
the unit is central to darwin and provides a good base for getting around the city
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8. Sleek sanctuary near the seashore in Darwin (from USD 117)

Located on Nightcliff Foreshore, the apartment comes with lively halls and easy access to the beach. There are cycling and running tracks that lead you to either the pier, Rapid Creek Bridge or the Brinkin cliffs. You can take a dip in a public swimming pool overlooking the Arafura Sea or work out at an outdoor gym on the recreational track. You can also play at the public tennis court nearby and go fishing at the beach. Explore local markets, with stalls selling art pieces and crafts, fruits, vegetables, and a variety of Asian and Western foods, held on Sunday morning. The one-bedroom property is 12 km (7.5 mi) away from the Darwin city centre and is close to a Woolworths complex and Casuarina.

Nightcliff Executive Apartment
70 reviews
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities including the pool enjoyed sitting on the balcony eating breakfast
the apartment is attractive with a large deck and equipped with everything we needed
bed was comfortable and bathroom a treat
a lovely apartment with everything catered for
Cleanliness:
the accommodation was modern and very clean exactly as depicted in the images
well maintained clean apartment super comfy bed
the property has everything we needed is clean spacious; with verandah living room kitchen bathroom sleeping room
Location:
a lovely location
property close to my friends so convenient for the purpose of my visit
this was a well presented apartment in a good location
the apartment was a great location to spend time whilst at a friends 60th
the apartment was light and airy well supplied with appliances and basic provisions and the location was perfect
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9. Comfortable shack with a pool in Dundee Beach

This shack is far from the city. It is a bungalow that features a 6-m (19.7-ft) pool with a shed, an outdoor dining area, and a barbecue grill. It offers magnificent views of the sunset at Dundee Beach, which can be best enjoyed in the garden. It is a spacious two-bedroom home that has laundry facilities, a foosball, and TV. Its verandah overlooks the beachfront, as well as the pretty Fog Bay. The place is dog-friendly too, so you can bring your pets here. You can engage in some outdoor activities in the area such as fishing and going for strolls at the beach.

DUNDEE BEACH SHOLLY SHACK ACCOMMODATION
Dundee Beach, NT, AU
13 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

10. Explore the Northern Territory

The Northern Territory is a great destination for those who love the outdoors, especially those who are passionate about fishing. There are many peaceful fishing lodges where you can take a break and enjoy fishing trips. As you plan your relaxing vacation, consider booking one of these lovely homes.

Unique residence with a porch in Dundee Beach

The best part of this residence is the porch. The place also comes with a pool and a sitting area amid nature. It is well-designed with beautifully polished timber floors. It is a four-bedroom property that sits on a large lot and is surrounded by a forest with plenty of birds. It is 160 km (99.4 mi) away from Darwin and is close to the main boat ramp and lodge. There is an outdoor barbecue grill and plenty of space for both boats and cars. To have a fun fishing trip with family or friends, you can head to Dundee Beach, which is close by.

Dundee Beach Fisherman's Inn
6 reviews
guest house 11 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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