We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Feathers Sanctuary

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Management photos
Feathers Sanctuary
View Map
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}}}
Add Photo Write a Review

17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 16: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 August 2013

I stayed here with a group of friend, thinking of the convenience of location - close to the airport, since we were catching a flight the next day. Fascinating place, friendly staff and Darwin itself is completely unique. Enjoyed my stay immensely.

Helpful?
1 Thank Ron B
Amersham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
61 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

We picked this place to stay as it was a short drive from the airport and we were off the next morning on a long drive south, and didn't want to stay in town. Only slight trouble is that, being fairly close to the airport, you do get aircraft noise when the flights start in the morning at about 6.30... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank JanetWalf0rdOBE
Australia
Level Contributor
96 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights. Cost was $870 for three nights for two of us including a continental breakfast. ($290 per nite, which was a reduction on the advertised price of $330 per nite). It was the most expensive of the 6 hotels we stayed at in Kakadu/Litchfield National Park/Darwin, on a par with Coorinda. We enjoy bird watching... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank RachelGreenTravel
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
72 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2013

this is a upscale bed & breakfast in a suburb of Darwin close to the airport. there is a waterhole in the back which attracts birds of all sorts. the cottages come with a nice breakfast. a very pleasant peaceful place. much easier to stay at if you have a car-a 10 minute drive downtown. the owners are most welcoming... More 

Helpful?
Thank love2travel4242
Vleuten, Utrecht, Netherlands
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2012

The accomodation is nearby the airport and location in a quiet suburb of darwin. The owners are very friendly and willing to tell about their property. Especially Peter likes to tell about his sanctuary with lot's of unique birds and his succesful breeding program. You can walk freely in the seperated area's with different birds. The hut was very comfortable... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank HansBonsen
Melbourne
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2012

If you want something different from the normal hotel room Feathers Sanctuary is the accommodation to choose. Close to airport and also the city centre not that far away it is the ideal place to stay while in Darwin. The sanctuary is in a beautiful, peaceful setting really quite magical. The owners are so accommodating and the rooms, beds, breakfast... More 

Helpful?
Thank goodtimes02
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 May 2012

I've stayed at Feathers Sanctuary a few times now, so this is a review by a convert, so to speak. I first visited with friends about four years ago and was immediately struck by the tranquility. Feathers sits on a billabong in tropical Darwin, and access is great as it's actually not far from the airport, though you'll not hear... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank leosayer1948
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2012

Feathers Sancturary is a lovely place to stay in Darwin. It is a B&B run by nice people who love birds. We had our own beautiful room within their bird sanctuary - gorgeous setting and so lovely to see such exotic birds. Very unusal place and we highly recommend it. It is a couple of miles out of town which... More 

Helpful?
Thank Karen J
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2012

My sister and I stayed at Feathers for 2 nights in early March, which is just before the peak holiday period in the top end. We chose Feathers because we wanted something peaceful, outside the busy city area, and interesting. Feathers met all our criteria and more! The hosts were very helpful and thoughtful--perfect hosts! The bird life was fantastic--in... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Sue P
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2012

We stayed at Feathers Sanctuary in February 2012. This is a very unique place and we enjoyed every minute. The accommodation is gorgeous, the pool was lovely and cool, the birds entertained us for hours and we loved all the noises in the morning. Peter was very generous with his time and introduced us to all the birds. The outdoor... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jenny W

26 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (25)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Other (19)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Darwin hotels
0.7 km away
Quality Hotel Darwin Airport
8.9 km away
Palms City Resort
Palms City Resort
#2 of 39 in Darwin
802 reviews
3.8 km away
The Leprechaun Resort
The Leprechaun Resort
#8 of 39 in Darwin
271 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
8.6 km away
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Darwin
8.4 km away
Mantra Pandanas
Mantra Pandanas
#3 of 39 in Darwin
638 reviews
1.8 km away
Novotel Darwin Airport
Novotel Darwin Airport
#23 of 39 in Darwin
277 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Things to do
  • Pool
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Feathers Sanctuary provides a unique style of accommodation with stunning habitats set in the surrounds of a private bird park, landscaped to attract and breed native bird species. It is an exceptional bed and breakfast experience in the heart of Darwin. Only two minutes from the airport and ten minutes from the city by car. Feathers Sanctuary is secluded and secure and truly the natural place to stay while holidaying in Darwin. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Feathers Sanctuary

Address: 49A Freshwater Road | Jingili, Darwin, Northern Territory 0810, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range: $200 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Feathers Sanctuary 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with TripOnline SA so you can book your Feathers Sanctuary reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Feathers Sanctuary staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“I don't know if Hut 1 is ever used, but it has no view of the bird sanctuary itself. Huts 2, 3 and 4 are the best ones to go for.”
 of 5 bubbles JanetWalf0rdOBE, 30 Jul 2013 | Read review
“All 4 separate huts are located near to each other with good privacy and almost no differences.”
 of 5 bubbles HansBonsen, 26 Nov 2012 | Read review
“I stay in hut 3 (though they are all similar), because you can see the whole place from there.”
  • Jabiru, right outside my hut
  • Hut 4
 of 5 bubbles leosayer1948, 24 May 2012 | Read review
“No tip necessary”
 of 5 bubbles suep212, 13 Mar 2012 | Read review
“Ask for room overlooking the lake”
 of 5 bubbles Turkey_Baster, 15 Aug 2011 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay