Finniss River Lodge


Check In: 14:00|Check Out: 10:00
Hours: 8am to 6pm

At Finniss River Lodge, we integrate your wishes seamlessly into a range of exceptional tailored experiences, complemented by personalised service and just six beautiful suites. We want every guest to come away from Finniss River Lodge enriched and with the same love of the property we have.

Perched on the edge of a vast floodplain, every one of Finniss River Lodge's six spacious rooms commands expansive views and fiery sunsets. The style is bush character meets contemporary elegance; understated luxury and attentive service with just twelve indulged guests. The Lodge is fully screened and temperature controlled, and features a large dining lounge space (with library) opening onto a stunning deck featuring an infinity edge pool. The minimum length of stay is two nights. However, we recommend a three or four night stay to truly experience the best of Finniss River Lodge. With its intimate size Finniss River Lodge can be booked exclusively (five or more rooms). Offers luxury accommodation in just six beautifully appointed, ensuited rooms. Serves locally inspired, chef-cooked meals tailored to individual guests. Family friendly, and welcomes children from six years of age Just a 20-minute charter flight or 90-minute drive from Darwin.

note: Booking online requires full payment at the time of booking. If you are booking more than 60 days out and you wish to only pay the 30% deposit, then please email or call our reservation staff who are happy to assist on +61 467 949 215

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  • After hours - Reception Emergency phone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bush Setting
  • Deck
  • Fridge
  • Guest Dining [Common Area]
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • No Pets
  • Onsite Manager
  • Rainwater Tanks
  • Stairs
  • Unsealed Road Access
  • Wood Fire
  • Air Conditioned
  • All Meals Included
  • Bedding
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Firepit
  • Google Chromecast
  • Ice machine
  • Meet and Greet at Airport
  • Not Suitable for Caravans or Camper Trailers
  • Outdoor pool - unheated
  • Reverse Cycle Airconditioning
  • Swimming Pool
  • UV Treated Drinking Water
  • Wood Fire Pits

Map & Directions

Finniss River Lodge, Finniss River Station, 4295 Fog Bay Road, Rakula NT 0822, Australia

Cancellation Policy

A 30% deposit is required within 7 days of making your booking. Full payment must be made 45 days prior to Client's arrival. For bookings made within 30 days payment must be made within 48 hours.

A binding contract is only formed when FRL confirms receipt of the deposit.


An exclusive booking is defined as booking 5 or 6 rooms at FRL. If Clients are using 5 rooms they are obligated to pay for 6.

A 35% deposit is required within 7 days of making an exclusive booking. Full payment must be made 45 days prior to Clients arrival. For bookings made within 45 days payment must be made within 48 hours.

A binding contract is only formed when FRL confirms receipt of the deposit.

Tour series bookings are subject to the same Terms and Conditions as an exclusive use booking.


Payment of all external add-on tours or day tours to FRL, must be paid for at time of booking. Cancellation Fees may be incurred from external parties. Please check prior to booking.

All rates are subject to increases in the event of tax alterations imposed by the Federal or State governments or other third party Suppliers (e.g. fuel costs).

All cancellations must be provided in writing to FRL. As a small property our business depends on maximising occupancy and cancellations often result in empty rooms. The following cancellation penalties apply:

61 days or more prior to arrival - the full deposit (or all funds) will be refunded.

60 and 46 days prior to arrival - the full deposit (30% or 35% for exclusive use) will be retained

45 days or less prior to arrival - all monies will be forfeited.

In addition, the Client will be required to pay any cancellation fees imposed by third party Suppliers on FRL which are in addition to the cancellation fees detailed in this clause and are not covered by the cancellation fees detailed in this clause.

No shows or premature departures will incur 100% cancellation fees as will unused services or unused nights due to flight/weather disruptions.

FRL will not be liable for any loss.

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