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Davidson's Arnhemland Safari Lodge

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Mount Borradaile | West Arnhemland, Northern Territory, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the most wonderful experience at Davidson's safari lodge. Absolutely amazing to be so close to nature and to see this amazing rock art painted as early as 40 000 years ago and as late as 50 years ago. It really helped understating some of the aboriginal heritage of this country We went on two tours a day in... More 

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Albert Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is an outstanding experience: we felt quite privileged to have been part of it, if only for a short stay. With our two teenage daughters we were drawn into a very unusual place with its own sense of space and time. The staff shared their love of Davidson's naturally and directly; the Lodge's systems all worked quietly and sensibly... 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 More 

Palo Alto, California
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is the closest experience I have had outside of Africa to being in a location like the Okavango. Davidson's is truly a unique facility. It has a first-rate staff from Ray the Manager to the guides to the chefs to all who work there. It is an amazing location with access to incredible birding, Aboriginal rock art, and incredibly... More 

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

Thanks for your lovely review. More 

Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We flew here to this tent camp to see the amazing rock art and were taken aback by the wonder of this area. The only way to see this part of the Aboriginal homeland is with a licensed guide who are the protectors of this area. They know this vast area in all its beauty and culture and have been... More 

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

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San Francisco, California
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63 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Owning a huge leasehold within Arnhemland, which is about 20 times the size of the leasehold, Davidson's is very special. Guests staying in only 20 cabins plus the staff are the only persons with access to this area. We visited in early winter in early June, a perfect time as the water levels are still fairly high but it is... More 

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

Thankyou for your wonderful review. We are thrilled you had a great time with us. More 

Sydney
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

If you are reading this, then you are considering going to this wonderful place. Just go, don't hesitate it will be an experience of a lifetime. The people, the food the accommodation and of course the activities are amazing. The cabins are excellent, with everything you need and the food is really good, they go out of their way to... More 

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

Thanks for your wonderful review. We are really glad you had a great time with us. More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had an absolutely amazing 3 days Davidsons. The stunning location has the best of the Top End in one small area - rock formations, incredible rock art that is among the best anywhere, wetalands and wildlife - and excellent guides to show it. After a month of camping around the NT, the cabins were luxury and the food amazing.

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

Thanks for your review. We are thrilled you had a great time. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I just returned from 3 fantastic days exploring at Davidson's - wow love the food , our guide was amazing , the rock art is outstanding some of the best examples I have ever seen . The standard of the meal exceeded my expectations . The accommodation is very good - private and peaceful and has all you need. I... More 

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

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My husband and I traveled to Davidson's with our family (4 grandparents and 2 children) and had an amazing time. The scenery was absolutely stunning. We were in awe of the land, the eco-system, the bird life, the crocodiles, and wild life in general. The rock art was unbelievable - both in beauty and history. Our guide was extremely knowledgable... 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 were aware of the cuisine problems and we have since employed a new chef. Best Regards from the Borradaile Team. More 

Darwin, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I'm sitting in the comfortable lounge of the lodge, listening to whistling kites, cockatoos, kookaburras, a gentle breeze in the trees. Just had a lovely breakfast with new friends, whom I first met on the sunset cruise last night. I was pleased to hear the dingo song early this morning - somehow I never want to sleep in here, there's... More 

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

Thank you for the review. See you again next time. More 

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