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Walkabout Lodge

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Property grounds
On the beach
On the beach
On the beach
Outdoor pool

Overview of Walkabout Lodge

Walkabout Lodge

3.5 star property
Nhulunbuy beachfront hotel with 2 restaurants, outdoor pool

7.6/10 Good

29 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
The price is AU$433
Price available on 1/4/2023
12 Westal Street, Nhulunbuy, NT, 0880
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Outdoor pool
  • Nightclub
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
For families
  • Rollaway/extra beds
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Gove, NT (GOV-Nhulunbuy) - 14 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Walkabout Tavern - 1 min walk
  • Kamayan Cafe - 2 min walk
  • The Arnhem Club - 3 min walk
  • Rick's Bar & Grill - 13 min walk
  • Gove Pizza & Take Away - 5 min walk

About this property

Walkabout Lodge

A great choice for a stay in Nhulunbuy, Walkabout Lodge features a nightclub and offers an airport shuttle (available at scheduled times) for AUD 15 per person. You can splash around at the outdoor pool, visit one of the 2 restaurants for a bite to eat or unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Fellow travellers say good things about the pool and helpful staff.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 41 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 9 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free on-site self-parking


  • Airport shuttle from 6:30 AM to 3:30 PM*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • On the beach

Working away

  • Conference space


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • An outdoor pool
  • Nightclub


  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk

Food and drink

  • Mini fridge


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AUD 15 per person (one-way)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.5 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 35.0 per night
  • Airport shuttle service for children up to age 14 costs AUD 15 (one-way)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.


<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector and window guards on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Walkabout Lodge Nhulunbuy
Walkabout Lodge
Walkabout Nhulunbuy
Walkabout Lodge Hotel
Walkabout Lodge Nhulunbuy
Walkabout Lodge Hotel Nhulunbuy

Frequently asked questions

Does Walkabout Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Walkabout Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Walkabout Lodge?
As of 24 Mar 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Walkabout Lodge on 1 Apr 2023 start from AU$433, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Walkabout Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Walkabout Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Walkabout Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Walkabout Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Walkabout Lodge?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 6:30 AM to 3:30 PM at scheduled times. The charge is AUD 15 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Walkabout Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Walkabout Lodge and nearby?
Walkabout Lodge has 2 bars and a nightclub, as well as an outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Walkabout Lodge?
Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants.
Does Walkabout Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Walkabout Lodge like?
Walkabout Lodge is located a short 5-minute walk from Arafura Park. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




4/10 Fair

anna, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Brett, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very quiet And friendly staff
stuart lee, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice accommodation, Friendly town
Room was very clean, on arrival staff were very friendly. Room smelled pleasant and was serviced between nights. Tea/Coffee was replenished.
Simon, 2-night business trip
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2/10 Poor

1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Great property
Business trip - nice short overnight stay.
Eugene, 1-night business trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Friendly staff, great clean neat tidy rooms. Would certainly stay again when I come back to Gove.
Belinda, 4-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

More like a pub than an expensive motel. Food was good though and room was good. Just very expensive for what it is. So just know you are paying for the remoteness not the quality of the hotel.
Rod, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

3-night business trip
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4/10 Fair

The rooms are tired!! Fan looked like it was going to fall out the ceiling. The beside lights did not work. The television worked intermittently Aircon was so noisy. Shower grout was dirty As was the kitchenette area Just tired.
1-night trip
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