Luxury hotel holiday Bamurru Plains Northern Territory

Bamurru Plains in the National Park in Northern Territory, with its spectacular views and serenity, is a perfect romantic retreat for couples, or wildlife adventure for families. Luxury glamping accommodation, outstanding hospitality, and exceptional food and wine will complement your once-in-a-lifetime encounter with some of Australia's most pristine landscapes, and iconic wildlife.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways, Qantas or other airlines to Sydney
  • Domestic flights with Qantas to Ayers Rock
  • Car transfers airport to hotel
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Bamurru Plains, Northern Territory

Bamurru Plains near Kakadu National Park is a pastoral property with a minimalist luxury feel amongst the pandanus vegetation on the edge of the wetlands. Relax in the majesty of this unique, wild outback location among Northern Territory's finest hospitality.

Facts in brief

Location In the heart of Northern Territories, near to Kakadu national park

Annual opening Open during the dry season, 1 May until 31 October. Also open between 1 February and 30 April as an exclusive fishing lodge

Closest airport Swim Creek Station Airstrip

Distance from airport Bamurru Plains is approximately a 25-minute transfer from Swim Creek Station Airstrip, or a 3-hour drive from Darwin

Hotel facilities and services

Restaurant and Bar, Wet edge swimming pool, Covered lounge area, BBQ firepit area, Library area, Gallery Shop.

Land sports

Quad Biking, 4WD safaris, Hiking.

Out and about nearby

Any stay at Bamurru Plains will inevitably entail a wildlife extravaganza, a retreat to nature and a true adventure. Touring options focus on the early morning and late afternoon when the wildlife and the light are at their best. Those who love the water may choose to whizz through the floodplains on an Everglades style airboat, or join a river cruise on the Sampan River to spot vibrant bird life and lurking crocodiles. Other safari options include African-style 4-wheel-drive adventures through the lush bush landscape, or guided wilderness walks through the paperbark forests. Truly dedicated naturalists will enjoy bird watching and astronomy evenings. It's truly hard not be wowed by the incredible variety of wildlife that surrounds you at Bamurru Plains. For guests within more hunger for adventure, a number of optional activities can be organised to make your stay truly unforgettable. Take a camp out to the next level by sleeping overnight in the treetop Bird Hide. With just the gentle breeze and the sounds of the bush for company, feel surrounded by the true wilderness of Kakadu. Others might want to organise scenic flights by airplane or helicopter, the best way to gain an appreciation of the scale of the landscape. Finally, tours to Arnhem Land and Kakadu National Park can be arranged. See the best of these iconic regions with a qualified guide by your side the whole time. Bamurru is also an excellent location for dedicated fishermen seeking some comfort. Fishing is predominantly tidal salt-water fishing and requires a specialist fishing guide to be arranged. The main species to be fished here is Barramundi. It is recommended that this is booked in advance.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of Australia which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5008

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Bamurru Plains, Northern Territory

Room descriptions

Every room at Bamurru Plains is built around spectacular views, and a comfortable stay

Safari Bungalows A supremely comfortable bed, and spacious ensuite provides the perfect base from which to gaze through the ceiling to floor mesh screen walls and across the spectacular floodplains. Each room has a cold-water thermos, as well as local flora and fauna reading materials and species list.
Kingfisher Suite The largest safari bungalow, this suite includes a lounge area and space to accommodate a family of five in comfort. The bathroom features twin basins and showers, with full ceiling to floor views from the shower across the floodplain and surrounding paperbark forests.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of Australia which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5008

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Bamurru Plains, Northern Territory

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Bamarru Plains in Kakadu National Park, Expressions Holidays includes flights from London to Australia with British Airways or Qantas and onward domestic flights with Qantas to Darwin. All international airports in Australia are served by a wide variety of international airlines and we can include other airlines in your holiday. The chosen airline will depend upon any stopovers you might want to make en-route to Australia. Ayers Rock Airport can be reached from Sydney (3 hours and 30 minutes), Melbourne (3 hours) or Cairns (3 hours). Bamarru Plains can be reached by a 30-minute charter flight from Darwin to Swim Creek Station Airstrip. The hotel is then a 25-minute drive away and Expressions Holidays includes car transfers. Alternatively, the hotel is a 3-hour drive from Darwin and can be reached by hire-car. You will leave your car at the entrance to the property and get a car transfer with a safari guide to the lodge. Please note if driving to Bamarru Plains that the last part of the journey is on unsealed roads and that on leaving Darwin there will be no mobile phone signal.

Additional information

Minimum stays: A minimum stay of 2-nights applies at Bamurru Plains.

Children: Children under the age of 6 are not accepted at Bamurru Plains.

Holiday price guide A stay at this hotel is usually part of a tailor-made touring holiday of Australia which would include stays at several hotels and a variety of transport arrangements. We calculate the price of each tour on a tailor-made basis and include all arrangements. If you want to book this hotel on its own with flights and transfers as a stand-alone holiday, then please contact us for prices.

From about

Holiday Code EXH5008

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Bamurru Plains, Northern Territory

Highlights of the Northern Territory

Visit Uluru and Kata Tjuta, Explore Kakadu National Park, Eat at Mindil Beach Night Market in Darwin, Picturesque Kings Canyon, Visit traditional Aboriginal land and communities with a local guide, Alice Springs Desert Park at the foot of the MacDonnell Ranges, Camel Treks, Henley-on-Todd Regatta (late September) - on the dry Todd River in Alice Springs.

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