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Walkabout Lodge

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On the beach
Outdoor pool
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Premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds

Overview of Walkabout Lodge

Walkabout Lodge

3.5 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
12 Westal Street, Nhulunbuy, NT, 0880

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNhulunbuy Town Pool1 min walk
  • Popular LocationArafura Park5 min walk
  • AirportGove, NT (GOV-Nhulunbuy)14 min drive
  • Popular LocationYirrkala Arts Centre and Mulka Project19 min drive

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About this area


Located in Nhulunbuy, Walkabout Lodge is on the beach. Travellers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Yirrkala Arts Centre and Mulka Project, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Wessel Habitat Protection Zone and Wessel Marine Park.

What's nearby

  • Nhulunbuy Town Pool - 1 min walk
  • Arafura Park - 5 min walk
  • Yirrkala Arts Centre and Mulka Project - 19 min drive
  • Wessel Habitat Protection Zone - 20 min drive
  • Wessel Marine Park - 20 min drive

Getting around

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


  • Cools Take Away - 3 min walk
  • The Arnhem Club - 3 min walk
  • Gove Fast Food - 5 min walk

About this property

Walkabout Lodge

Waterfront hotel with an outdoor pool
Spend the day playing on the beach then return to dine at one of Walkabout Lodge's 2 restaurants. All 41 rooms offer balconies or patios, room service and TVs with cable channels. Premium bedding, coffee makers and ceiling fans are among the other amenities available to guests.
Walkabout Lodge offers 41 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

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.

Property amenities

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 6:30 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 2


  • Beachfront location
  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper


  • TV channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 2 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 9 PM
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
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 35.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 15 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: AUD 15 (one-way), (up to 14 years old)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 35.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 7 out of 22 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 10 out of 22 reviews
4 - Good 45%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 22 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 22 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 22 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Friendly staff, great clean neat tidy rooms. Would certainly stay again when I come back to Gove.
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

2/5 Poor

Liked: Amenities
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
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.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The people were fantastic and great place to stay. My only criticisms was how hard the bed was.
Stayed 5 nights in Nov 2019