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Wagait Beach Bush Retreat

Relax in the tropical breezeway overlooking natural bush gardens with birds, wallabies and more.
Very good
7 reviews
Relax in the tropical breezeway overlooking natural bush gardens with birds, wallabies and more.
Air conditioned queen bedroom oozing quaintness.
Bright and breezy bathroom.
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Mandorah, Top End, Northern Territory
Looking for a unique bush and beach experience?

Wagait Beach Bush Retreat is a fully self-contained, self serviced 2 bedroom house on a secluded one acre block close to the quiet and picturesque beaches of Wagait Beach and Cox Peninsula.

Located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, the house is set amongst natural bushland and tropical gardens. You will see an abundance of birdlife, many wallabies and lots of other native wildlife.

The property is architecturally designed to make the most of our wonderful tropical climate, easy going lifestyle and views of natural bushland.

Guests have a unique opportunity to unwind within close proximity to Darwin. Wagait Beach is an easy 128km drive from Darwin on fully sealed roads or just 15 minutes across the harbour if travelling by ferry. Pickups/transfers from the ferry are available on reque...
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About the Owner, Chris & Sue C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 75 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL350893
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Very good - based on 7 reviews
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Nicole H
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We had a lovely relaxing time for 2 nights at the beach bush retreat. For a couple looking to get away from it all it was perfect. Chris picked us up from the ferry, dropped us off and gave us local advice on where to enjoy the beach. If you're looking for a 'fancy resort' this isn't it. But if...

Management response:

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your review. We're pleased that you enjoyed your stay and would love to see you again whenever you are back in the Territory.


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Melbourne, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 2 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

This property comfortably suited four adults. There is one queen bed in one bedroom and two single beds in the other, both with air-conditioning. The house flowed very nicely and had a great atmosphere, especially in the alfresco area. The pool was fantastic to be in and was a nice, intimate size, but unfortunately the pool light didn't work, despite...

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Thank you for your review and thank you for staying with us. We're pleased that you enjoyed your stay and would love to see you again one day.


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Darwin, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We have been coming to Wagait Beach Bush Retreat for the last few years and it is always a total delight of a weekend and getaway from Darwin. This time was no different! I think you start to relax as soon as you walk in the door. Sue and Chris make it so nice - this time they even left...

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Thanks for staying with us again, we love how you enjoy it so much. We look forward to your next visit and hope that you choose us for your birthday next year!


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
    2 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
R 2 317
R 2 317
R 12 978
A$1 400
2016 2 nights
R 2 457
R 2 457
R 13 905
A$1 500
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
The local shop stocks everything you will need during your stay including groceries, liquor, fuel, gas, ice, bait, fishing gear, expresso coffee, tasty takeaway food and has newspapers and fresh bread delivered daily.

Have a look at our Wagait Beach Bush Retreat Facebook page for more photos of Cox Peninsula scenery and wildlife.
Car advised
How to get there
Ferry: Mandorah: 5.0 km
Located only 90 minutes(128km) from Darwin on fully sealed roads, driving is recommended so that you have a vehicle to visit the local sights.

The community is serviced by a two hourly passenger ferry service (no vehicles) from Darwin. Harbour crossings take approx. 15 minutes.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.7 km.
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