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Melville Island Lodge

Milikapiti | Melville Island, 0822, Australia
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02/07/2017 03/07/2017
1 room
  • 1 room
    2 adults
    • 2 adults
      0 children
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        Traveller (12)
        Dining (10)
        Room & Suite (1)
        • Excellent95%
        • Very good5%
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        25 Apr 2016
        “Great Fishing Beautiful Part of the World”
        31 Mar 2016
        “Excellent Time Fishing!”
        Breakfast included
        Airport Transportation
        Room Service
        Shuttle Bus Service
        Free Parking
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        Reviewed 25 April 2016

        Comfortable accomodation, excellent food, excellent service, knowledgeable guides, well worth the money. If you are a die hard fisho you will love this place and if you want to see a stunning part of our world this is it. Interacting with the local indigenous people...More

        Thank John B
        Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

        We visited as a group of 6 at the end of March for two days fishing and had a great time. A great mix of blue water and river fishing allowed for diverse fishing for our group. The accommodation was comfortable and the food tasty....More

        1  Thank W K
        Response from Nigel B, Sales at Melville Island LodgeResponded 4 April 2016

        Hi WK, thanks for taking time out of your day and posting a review. I'm glad the family had a great time and choosing to stay in our VIP rooms made your stay even more enjoyable I'm sure. Looking forward to seeing you again.

        Reviewed 3 December 2015

        Stayed for a few days, the whole place was so very well kept, clean and tidy. Meals by the chef were varied with a nice Jewfish starters with a beer before dinner. Boats were well cared for and maintained. Views from the lodge looked back...More

        2  Thank Chudley
        Response from Nigel B, Sales at Melville Island LodgeResponded 4 April 2016

        Hi Chudley, thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. Sitting on the deck with a beer and some well cooked fresh fish is as good as it sounds. I'll pass on your kind words to the lodge and look forward to seeing...More

        Reviewed 9 October 2015

        Recently 2 mates and I spent 4 nights at Melville Island Lodge run by TIWI Adventures. We fished over 3 full days and accounted for 22 different species including a 91cm Barra and a 140cm Longtail Tuna. What a paradise it turned out to be...More

        3  Thank Robert A
        Response from Nigel B, General Manager at Melville Island LodgeResponded 6 November 2015

        Hi Robert, thanks for kind words mate. You caught some very nice fish whilst you were here and it was a pleasure having you and the guys. Look forward to seeing you again Robert and we'll try and find that extra 9cm so you can...More

        Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

        I visited the lodge and Johnson river camp with three friends over 8 days. The three we had at melville lodge were great, can not complain about anything. The guides were great, Grassy and Paul. We fished three locations, two to a boat, ca aught...More

        1  Thank paddles_11
        Response from Nigel B, General Manager at Melville Island LodgeResponded 4 October 2015

        Hi Paddles, thanks for taking time out of your day and posting a review. The joint trip taking in both Melville Island Lodge and Johnson River Camp is nice and easy to do and you get to visit 2 of the best fishing lodges in...More

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        • Breakfast included
        • Shuttle Bus Service
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        • 12
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        • Top End >
        • Tiwi Islands
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        Would you consider putting in a swimming pool oneday?
        19 April 2016|
        Response from Nigel B | Property representative |
        Hi Catdogchook, I'm guessing you live rural by the name. :) We have discussed the upside and the downside of having a pool installed for over 9 years. To be honest, I'm not sure we're any closer to getting one installed. One... More
        Hi. I actually used to live at Milikapiti when I was young, and was wondering if I wanted to come back for a nostalgia trip if it was possible? I'd like to be able to go to 9 mile, Taracumbie and even Karrs lake, go to Pickertaramoor and Pularumpi. Do you think any of that is possible.
        12 April 2016|
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        Response from Nigel B | Property representative |
        Hi Meuley, thanks for the question. We are specifically a fishing lodge and are not set up for non fishos I'm afraid. I have a solution for you though. There is a motel in town with kitchen facilities and they also hire out... More
        Hi, becausenof the Crocs, can you swim anywhere?
        7 September 2014|
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        Response from Nigel B | Property representative |
        Hi Catdogchook, thanks for your question. As I'm sure your aware, all the waters in the top end are inhabited with saltwater crocadiles all year round so swimming in salt water is a big nono. On top of that, the marine... More
        Room Tips
        "Ask for the rooms with ensuite bathrooms."
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        "Choose the Private Room, bit extra, but nice quiet area."
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        "This not a hotel as such,but a fishing lodge.You have a choice of shared facilities or 2 rooms with..."
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        "This is a Fishing LOdge and the accommodation is great ."
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