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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I came is for a camp with a large group, it's been the most amazing experience. The staff are so very friendly (this is an understatement) Situated on the beach about 1 1/2 - 2 hours drive from Darwin, it's the perfect location for fishing. It has two pools as visitor mustn't swim in the ocean because Crocs are in...

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Darwin Australia
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

PRBA Business function, amazing, served 100 of us without missing a beat, tender steaks, great veg and yummy potato bake. Can't wait to drop in and have a counter meal. The view is pretty good too. We arrived by sea, but a nice drive from Darwin for something different.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
Reviewed 24 June 2016

It took interstate friends to finally get us to Crab Claw Island and myself and wife asked why we hadnt done it sooner!??? Great place only an hour or so out of Darwin. Great food, friendly staff, cold beer, good wine and comfortable accommodation. We also took the hire boat out for the day to add to our positive thoughts...

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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We just got back from Crab Claw and have to say it was fabulous- it's like paradise and only 2 hours from Darwin. We loved the beach front cabin, simple but had everything you needed. Staff was friendly and laid back. Restaurant was decent although if you are going for a few nights you may want to bring some stuff...

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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Visited friends for two weeks in the camping area. They had been there for two months. The amenities are in sufficient for the amount of sites,they need a major over haul and redesign. The laundry is none existent as one filthy washing machine and the area i would not put my dog in it. To say the management manage would...

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Johncrabclaw, Manager at Crab Claw Island Resort, responded to this review

There are plans afoot to build a new ablution block including laundry and extra Camping and Caravan facilities. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay and that you feel the need to be personal with your criticism. Our overriding philosophy is that every guest departs with a positive experience of the resort, the region and the Northern...

Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Returning back to Crabclaw Island Resort was better than last time!! Kids had a ball in the pool and fishing off the beach. Food was bloody excellent like last time... And the staff and manager were family friendly and very hospitable. It was good to actually see the same staff there as last time we visited. Rooms were of a...

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Deniliquin, Australia
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

An amazing place for a beach wedding. The rooms are very rustic and the rest of the place matches this. Must say the food is excellent and the service may be a little slow at times but you have to be on NT time here. The views are some of the best available but the midgies are very friendly.

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Thank Rob C
Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We loved the food at the restaurant and the fact that all we needed to bring was our boat and our clothes!! They provide everything - ice, bait, hire boats, comfortable accommodation, swimming pools for the kids, good boat ramp and a beautiful location. It's the most relaxing holiday in darwin we have had so far. I also like the...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We didn't stay at the resort, we hired their boat for the day. While the boat was good, it was at an exuberant price of $300. Not a lot of guidance - just lots of radio channels and statistics about the boat before we launched off. The boat got into trouble (engine cut out middle of the channel) - it...

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Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We towed our caravan in and stayed 5 nights. Nice big shady powered sites. 2 great pools to cool off. Great fishing out the front and a boat ramp just metres away. The bar and restaurant is awesome and the views are great. Be sure to check out the sunrises. Amazing! Highly recommend staying here.

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room

Additional Information about Crab Claw Island Resort

Address: Crab Claw Island Road | Bynoe Harbour, Crab Claw Island, Northern Territory 0844, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Crab Claw Island
Price Range: ₹ 9,678 - ₹ 15,066 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Crab Claw Island Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Rooms are elevated on poles and accessed by raised walkways. Beach rooms have bay views. Family rooms are further away.”
 of 5 bubbles MKHeffey, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a beach side unit”
 of 5 bubbles mercuryprinciple, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The back cabins are more secluded and have private balconies”
 of 5 bubbles LindaK508, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Sea view is best”
 of 5 bubbles gails992, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Beach front cabins have better view. Family cabins larger refrigerator.”
 of 5 bubbles jacalynrudolph, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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