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Finniss River Lodge

Location: Rakula, Alice Springs and Surrounds

Check In: 14:00|Check Out: 11:00
Hours: 8am to 6pm

Opens May 1, 2022.
At Finniss River Lodge, we integrate your wishes seamlessly into a range of exceptional tailored experiences, complemented by personalised service and just 6 beautiful suites. We want every guest to come away from Finniss River Lodge enriched and with the same love of the property we have. Feel the demands of daily life slip away at Finniss River Lodge, Australia???s newest experiential luxury lodge near Darwin in the Northern Territory. Forsake the clock for the rhythm of the days. Reconnect with nature, storytelling and family. Your bespoke stay at Finniss River Lodge can be as adventurous or relaxed as you choose.


Perched on the edge of a vast floodplain, every one of Finniss River Lodge???s 6 spacious rooms
commands expansive views and fiery sunsets. The style is bush character meets contemporary
elegance; understated luxury and attentive service with just 12 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 3 or 4 night stay to truly experience the best of Finniss River Lodge. With
its intimate size Finniss River Lodge can be booked exclusively (5 or more rooms). Blessed with a
location within easy reach of some of the country???s best tropical produce, your chef will create
unforgettable meals showcasing Finniss River Station dry-aged beef, local prawns, mud crab,
barramundi, venison, and seasonal produce, such as mangoes, limes, and native plant foods all
sourced locally.
??? Offers luxury accommodation in just 6 beautifully appointed, ensuited rooms
??? Delivers a range of engaging guided experiences for children and adults - wildlife spotting,
bush survival, hiking, air boating, fishing and heli flights
??? Boasts floodplains, 15km of coast, the Finniss River, rocky escarpments, savannah, magnetic
termite mounds and remnant rainforest
??? Hand picks only the very best guides to give you experiences that will stay with you long after
you leave
??? Is a working cattle station and offers the opportunity to connect with station owners and
??? Serves locally inspired, chef-cooked meals tailored to individual guests
??? Family friendly, and welcomes children from 6 years of age
??? Just a 20-minute charter flight or 90-minute drive from Darwin


  • Ceiling Fan
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Bedding
  • Swimming Pool
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Wifi access
  • Wood Fire Pits
  • Onsite Manager
  • Bush Setting
  • Kettle
  • Internet Access Available
  • Balcony
  • Breakfast available
  • TV
  • Outdoor pool - unheated
  • Air Conditioned
  • Rainwater Tanks
  • Breakfast included in tariff
  • Dining Area
  • Firepit
  • Restaurant
  • Barbecue
  • Deck
  • Car Parking
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Internet Access
  • Unsealed Road Access
  • Coffee Machine
  • Shower
  • Rural Setting


No 4295 Fog Bay Rd, Rakula NT

Cancellation Policy


A 30% deposit is required within 7 days of making your booking. Full payment must be made 45 days prior to Clients??? 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.


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


The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.