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Mary River Wilderness Retreat & Caravan Park

3.5 of 5 Specialty Resort   |   Mary River Crossing Arnhem Hwy | Annaburroo, Via Humpty Doo, Northern Territory 0822, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mary River Wilderness retreat & caravan park On the way from Darwin to Kakadu we stranded here for two days, due to a broken down rental vehicle. Despite the frustration over this, we had a lovely time at Mary River. The caravan sites were lovely and provided access to all the required facilities. Moreover, the staff was extremely helpful and... More

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Hadera, Israel
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13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a resort they really offer basics. There was no phone (or cell phone reception) in the room no TV and the only WiFi was at the reception which was expensive and not good (to repeat what the receptionist told us). The flash light on the key was a surprise but was useful as the trails are not lit. The... More

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St George, Queensland
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights powered campsite. Nice grassed shady camp area. Clean amenities block with plenty of hot bore water. Washing facilities. Happy hour very reasonable. Very peaceful and restful. Staff very friendly and helpful - happy to book attractions at other areas which was most helpful due to poor phone service. Pay phone at reception.

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Melbourne, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for one night in a renter motor home. The restaurant facilities and surrounds were sensational. We had a good priced happy hour at the bar and a carvery dinner with plenty of variety. The pool was clean and inviting. Good access to the Mary River. Camp sites were shaded and grassed, although probably a bit close together considering the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended a family wedding on 26 July 2014 and stayed two nights in the pool bungalows. The rooms were beautiful, the beds comfy and the shower pressure was great. The staff members were extremely welcoming and helpful; breakfast time was even extended on the first morning for family members who arose at bit late. The setting was lovely -... More

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Canberra, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stayed one night on our way to Kakadu, and would happily have stayed for longer. We had a bungalow facing a small pool which was for the use of the pool bungalows only - I had it to myself for most of the time. River cruise was interesting and fun - saw lots of fresh water crocs and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Park on a couple of occasions and really loved it so we decided to have it as the venue for our Wedding on 26 July 2014. We booked all of the cabins around the small pool and held the ceremony in the same spot and it was beautiful. We had the reception in the upstairs... More

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed in our own tent on a powered site. As many others attest the park is a most pleasant stopover and a excellent base camp for exploring Kakadu and its surrounds. Being residents of Darwin the Northern Territory, we are both very familiar with and indeed disappointed with the general low standards of caravan and camping spots in this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great spot to stop for a couple of nights. Great facilities. They have hire bikes, boats and carts. Just don't swim in the river. You can spot crocs along the river. Awesome. Happy hour and nice pool (small but it's all you need to cool down). We would definately stay again if in the area.

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near Hamilton
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We found Mary River Wilderness Retreat one of the best campervans parks in Kakadu and Lichfield National Parks. Very friendly and helpful. Green grass, well kept garden, crocodiles nearby if you want some wildlife, wallabies and birds everywhere. One great shower with the stars as the ceiling. All clean.

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Address: Mary River Crossing Arnhem Hwy | Annaburroo, Via Humpty Doo, Northern Territory 0822, Australia
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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 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! ... more   less 
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