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Wagait Beach Bush Retreat

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Relax in the tropical breezeway overlooking natural bush gardens with birds, wallabies and more.
Air conditioned queen bedroom oozing quaintness.
1 of 4Relax in the tropical breezeway overlooking natural bush gardens with birds, wallabies and more.
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Looking for a unique bush and beach experience? Wagait Beach Bush Retreat is a fully self-contained, self serviced 2 bedroom house on a secluded one acre block close to the quiet and picturesque beaches of Wagait Beach and Cox Peninsula. Located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, the house is set amongst natural bushland and tropical gardens. You will see an abundance of birdlife, many wallabies and lots of other native wildlife. The property is architecturally designed to make the most of our wonderful tropical climate, easy going lifestyle and views of natural bushland. Guests have a unique opportunity to unwind within close proximity to Darwin. Wagait Beach is an easy 128km drive from Darwin on fully sealed roads or just 15 minutes across the harbour if travelling by ferry. Picku...Looking for a unique bush and beach experience? Wagait Beach Bush Retreat is a fully self-contained, self serviced 2 bedroom house on a secluded one acre block close to the quiet and picturesque beaches of Wagait Beach and Cox Peninsula. Located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, the house is set amongst natural bushland and tropical gardens. You will see an abundance of birdlife, many wallabies and lots of other native wildlife. The property is architecturally designed to make the most of our wonderful tropical climate, easy going lifestyle and views of natural bushland. Guests have a unique opportunity to unwind within close proximity to Darwin. Wagait Beach is an easy 128km drive from Darwin on fully sealed roads or just 15 minutes across the harbour if travelling by ferry. Pickups/transfers from the ferry are available on request. Wagait Beach Bush Retreat offers guests the perfect location to escape the humdrum of urban living. With peace and tranquillity in abundance it is easy to forget that the rest of the world exists when you are staying at Wagait Beach Bush Retreat!!! To keep our wildlife safe, sorry no pets!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Chris & Sue C
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for work, the accommodation was immaculate and it had a good kitchen with everything you need.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Rigseismic67
Management response:Responded 30 August 2018

Thank you for your review and your kind words. We look forward to having you stay again in the future.

Reviewed 20 May 2018

We spent 2 glorious dry season nights here as a family. This property is in a great spot- it feels private and secluded but it’s actually not far from everything. With 2 air conditioned bedrooms it was perfect for our family of 4. The house...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank josofine666
Management response:Responded 23 May 2018

Thank you for your review Jo and thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed the relaxed vibe that is ever present in our holiday house. It is a common compliment from our guests. We purposely don't...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely relaxing time for 2 nights at the beach bush retreat. For a couple looking to get away from it all it was perfect. Chris picked us up from the ferry, dropped us off and gave us local advice on where to...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Nicole H
Management response:Responded 14 July 2017

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your review. We're pleased that you enjoyed your stay and would love to see you again whenever you are back in the Territory.

Reviewed 2 May 2016

This property comfortably suited four adults. There is one queen bed in one bedroom and two single beds in the other, both with air-conditioning. The house flowed very nicely and had a great atmosphere, especially in the alfresco area. The pool was fantastic to be...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank pulse8
Management response:Responded 3 May 2016

Thank you for your review and thank you for staying with us. We're pleased that you enjoyed your stay and would love to see you again one day.

Reviewed 28 May 2015

We have been coming to Wagait Beach Bush Retreat for the last few years and it is always a total delight of a weekend and getaway from Darwin. This time was no different! I think you start to relax as soon as you walk in...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank mirandatea
WB_Bush_Retreat, VR Owner at Wagait Beach Bush Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2015

Thanks for staying with us again, we love how you enjoy it so much. We look forward to your next visit and hope that you choose us for your birthday next year!

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Reviewed 25 May 2015

This place was wonderful. A peaceful little place perfect for a quick getaway. Half of our group rode our bikes and caught the ferry across the harbour, and met the rest of our group there who had driven around from Darwin. The property was well...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank KMS1323
WB_Bush_Retreat, VR Owner at Wagait Beach Bush Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2015

Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 11 May 2015

My husband and I recently got married on the beach in Mandorah and upon looking for accommadation found that the Wagait Beach Bush Retreat was our only option. We booked it as a place for the bridal party to get ready in and didn't actually...More

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank Amy M
WB_Bush_Retreat, VR Owner at Wagait Beach Bush Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2015

Thank you for your review and thank you for staying at Wagait Beach Bush Retreat. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 February 2015

If you are looking for a getaway to sit back, relax and enjoy the lovely bush surroundings this is the place! A ferry ride from Darwin or you can drive there (about an hour from outer Darwin) once you arrive it's time to chill out....More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank WendyDarwin
WB_Bush_Retreat, VR Owner at Wagait Beach Bush Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2015

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you stay again soon.

Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

There are a number of things at this property that need attention in order for me to be able to recommend anyone staying here or justify the price of $250 per night for a minimum 2 nights. They are as follows - • The kitchen...More

Date of stay: November 2014
2  Thank Kylie R
WB_Bush_Retreat, VR Owner at Wagait Beach Bush Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2014

Thank you for your review of our property. We are disappointed that Wagait Beach Bush Retreat didn’t meet your expectations. You have raised a number of issues, some of which can be rectified fairly quickly and others that reflect your opinion. Essentially our property is...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Linens Provided
Parking
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Towels Provided
Fishing Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
The local shop stocks everything you will need during your stay including groceries, liquor, fuel, gas, ice, bait, fishing gear, expresso coffee, tasty takeaway food and has newspapers and fresh bread delivered daily. Have a look at our Wagait Beach Bush Retreat Facebook page for more photos of Cox Peninsula scenery and wildlife.
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