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Crab Claw Island Resort

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove here to fish as Dundee were not Hiring boats out, ended up with a lot of spare time exploring a rocky island and watching the tide go out and back in again as the boat we got had no sounder on board. Mistake. The food more than makes up for mozzies and midges as the meals are Huge and...

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Reviewed November 22, 2016

This was our second visit and the first under the new owners, the first was great even though it was in receivership at the time and was being managed by the liquidator. This time was even better the staff were great the manager John was excellent couldn't do enough for you as were all of the other staff. They have...

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Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Born and bred Territorian and had never been here. Always wanted to go! My partner surprised me with this getaway. To say nicely, we were both highly disappointed. Not worth the money my partner paid for the tiny, dirty room with hard as nails beds. You wouldn't be able to swing a cat in the room let alone have a...

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Amazing place. Great food, great staff & amazing views. Had a dip in the pool too. We boarded our boat here, also a must with Outback Floatplane Adventures on their Cat 5. Well worth the drive out from the city and a must visit if your in the top end.

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1Thank Louise C
Howard Springs, Australia
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Have been in the Top End since April, this was our first visit. It's the only place for us as a family you can get accommodation, go fishing and have a nice meal near the beach. It has everything you need, pool, BBQ area, pub, meals overlooking the water. You can hire the boats, camp, nice place to relax or...

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Reviewed October 10, 2016

We have just stayed for 3 nights in a small, harbour view room. We weren't expecting anything fancy - which it isn't - and were grateful for fans and air-conditioning in the Darwin heat. Had a wonderful holiday fishing all day - we had our own boat with us - then getting the restaurant to cook our catch each night....

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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

I am a local and was very disappointed in crab claw this time round. Crab claw has always had an excellent menu with a delicious feed, one I raved about to others. It has always felt like a getaway from darwin but unfortunately not this time. Good company with our friends was its saving grace. I've never written one of...

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3Thank Mandy R
Darwin
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Loved our weekend stay at Crab Claw island resort. I would highly recommend hiring one of their boats and going for a fish in the harbour. John and his staff are so friendly and welcoming. You must have a steak sanga at lunchtime... Yum. We stayed in a waterfront cabin which had a fantastic view from the balcony and its...

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We went for a family lunch, with the birthday girl coming by ferry and unaware that we had driven. The Fog Bay Road section of the drive was ok, but the last 16km of gravel road in to the resort was corrugated and dusty. The resort surrounds are made for fishos. Big rigs and boat trailers were everywhere. The camping...

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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We were staying at Dundee Beach and decided to take a drive to Crab Claw Island Resort to check out with the view to a possible stay down the track. Did a spot of fishing with hand line from foreshore, had couple cold drinks and lunch. Wasn't sure what meals would be like as was a Monday, so not a...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room

Additional Information about Crab Claw Island Resort

Address: Crab Claw Island Road | Bynoe Harbour, Crab Claw Island, Northern Territory 0844, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Crab Claw Island
Price Range: $140 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Crab Claw Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Get a beach side unit”
 of 5 bubbles mercuryprinciple, Nov 22, 2016 | Read review
“The back cabins are more secluded and have private balconies”
 of 5 bubbles LindaK508, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
“Sea view is best”
 of 5 bubbles gails992, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“Beach front cabins have better view. Family cabins larger refrigerator.”
 of 5 bubbles jacalynrudolph, Jul 14, 2016 | Read review
“there are a few rooms with beach frontage that are a tad more picturesque”
 of 5 bubbles lachyp375, Jun 23, 2016 | Read review
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