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Davidson's Arnhemland Safari Lodge

Mount Borradaile | West Arnhemland, Northern Territory, Australia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Darwin, NT
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just returned from a very precious holiday at Davidsons. Digital detox for the teenagers and parents (although its available for a fee in the communal area) fresh air, wonderful meals, good wine selection, exceptional wildlife be it crocs, birds or wallabys , great trekking and swimming. The team are incredibly professional and attentive without smothering you, guiding interpretation is... More

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Arnhemland-Safaris, Guest Relations Manager at Davidson's Arnhemland Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. Best Regards from the Borradaile team. More

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at Davidson's was our first and it was an amazing experience. The location is remote and offers much more than a place to stay while exploring Arnhemland. From the moment we flew into the airstrip the guides were very helpful. The guides (especially Lachlan in our case) really make the visit something to remember for a long time.... More

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Arnhemland-Safaris, Guest Relations Manager at Davidson's Arnhemland Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate all your feedback. Hopefully see you again some time. Kind Regards The Borradaile Team More

Darwin, Australia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
33 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Wow. What amazing place to stay. Beautiful cabins in the middle of nowhere. But there are beautiful swimming holes, an incredible billabong TEAMING with wildlife, lots of crocs and birds, a real treat. And the rock art is a real treat. If you can do it this is a must see part of the Northern Territory.

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Arnhemland-Safaris, Guest Relations Manager at Davidson's Arnhemland Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. The team are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. More

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Dazzling. Unique. Magic. Savage and sublime. Thios is Mother Nature with her hair down. Crocs galore, whistling ducks and magpie geese come in clouds, jabirus, brolgas, white breasted sea eagles, etc etc. The wetlands of Arnhemland are one of the world's special places and Davidson's Safari Lodge is its viewing platform. But while the wildlife is phenomenal, the rock art... More

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Arnhemland-Safaris, Guest Relations Manager at Davidson's Arnhemland Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review. It was great to see you again for your third visit. More

Noosa Heads, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My wife and I stayed three nights in this very special part of Australia. We loved every second of it. We needed three full days to tackle the variety of adventures available, which included exploring the landscape, rock art, billabongs, fishing, swimming and socialising with other guests and staff.

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Arnhemland-Safaris, Guest Relations Manager at Davidson's Arnhemland Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. It is great to hear you had a wonderful stay with us. More

Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Interesting reading all the earlier reviews as much is noted of Max and his impact. Clearly missing now. Clare and her guides do a terrific job with all the tours and meeting all the guests needs. Cannot fault them and they and the tours made the visit worthwhile. However the food was average at best (somehow roast meals don't fit... More

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Arnhemland-Safaris, General Manager at Davidson's Arnhemland Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Unfortunately this guest was obviously expecting a 5 star upmarket resort, when we strive to only advertise as a 4 star safari lodge in a very remote area. I would also like to mention that Clare is upper management and has been with the company for the past 7 years. We are all glad you... More

Darwin, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Not for the fainthearted if nervous of tiny planes or unhappy with mozzies. Ideal season: May/June as wetlands only just beginning to dry out. Highlights: remote, majestic and mystical Arnhemland, scenery, wildlife and art. Swimming in a glorious rock pool and cruising through the paperbark forest where I expected "ten canoes" to appear. A feeling of ancient ancestors in sacred... More

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Arnhemland-Safaris, Guest Relations Manager at Davidson's Arnhemland Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review. The team are disappointed that our country service was not pleasing to you. More

Evesham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We'd stayed here for one night in 2008 and came back for a two night stay as part of our Aussie trip to celebrate a retirement for one of us. We wanted to fish for Barramundi and see the rainbow serpent plus enjoy the serenity of this remote and wonderful place. It was as amazing as we remembered, but this... More

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Scarborough, Queensland, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Davidsons Safari Camp is not to be missed if you want an incredible Arnhemland experience . Arnhemland had been on my husbands Bucket List for many years and he was not disappointed nor was I. We have just spent four incredible days there and were reluctant to leave. We drove in from Jabiru but next time and there will defiantly... More

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Arnhemland-Safaris, Guest Relations Manager at Davidson's Arnhemland Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments, see you next time. :) More

Sydney
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We spent 3 days here in what can only be described as an unforgettable experience. If you want to see Aboriginal Art at its best, walk through ever changing and spectacular bush settings and cruise creeks and Billabongs in perfect tranquility while watching incredible bird life and crocadiles this is the place for you. The staff are extremely knowledgable and... More

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Arnhemland-Safaris, Guest Relations Manager at Davidson's Arnhemland Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou for sharing your experience. More

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Address: Mount Borradaile | West Arnhemland, Northern Territory, Australia
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Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Arnhem
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Come and share the wonders of Mt Borradaile, the lily-covered billabongs and waterways teeming with birds, crocodiles and barramundi. The adjacent escarpment hides quality Aboriginal rock art in old habitation caves and shelters, where the history of the region is vividly depicted in ochre paintings. Elegant hunting figures with spears and boomerangs illustrate life up to 50,000 years ago, while vibrant spirit figures and ships show the evolution of the world’s oldest continuing living culture.The newly rebuilt safari lodge melts into the surrounding bush, with the new ensuite cabins built to embrace the top end climate. Deluxe ensuite cabins provide a few more luxuries for those who enjoy a little spoiling. The central hub overlooks the pool and offers cold beers, wines and spirits at the bar for guests to enjoy in the lounge area or the poolside deck after an exhilarating day.Davidson’s Arnhemland Safaris is located on a 700km² exclusive lease in northwest Arnhemland, only fifty minutes by light plane from Darwin. Mt Borradaile is a registered Aboriginal sacred site, a uniquely spectacular and culturally significant place entrusted by the traditional owners to Max Davidson and his highly trained guides to share with small groups of visitors. ... more   less 
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