Bamurru Plains

  • Luxury Tents



    • Unique Australian bush & wildlife experience on Mary River floodplains
    • Ten safari-style luxury bungalows complete with spacious ensuites
    • Central lodge featuring a bar, restaurant & guest library 
    • Cooling infinity swimming pool & comfortable sun lounges
    • Rates include chef-prepared meals & beverages daily
    • Wide selection of wildlife & bird watching excursions available


Situated on the edge of Kakadu National Park in Australia’s Northern Territory, Bamurru Plains is a luxury, safari-style bush lodge on the Mary River floodplains. Home to an abundance of bird and wildlife, this ecologically sensitive luxury camp brings a touch of style to the discovery of this remote and visually stunning wilderness. 

Featuring nine luxurious safari bungalows and one spacious suite, this is a birdwatchers paradise and a must visit for anyone who is seeking a unique and luxury safari bush experience. Surrounded by exotic wild palms and twisting trees, Bamurru Plains is the perfect spot from which to explore this magnificent ancient land. 

Choose to spend your days with a team of passionate guides who will take you on a range of adventures including; exhilarating airboat trips across the floodplains to spot crocodiles, river cruises, as well as optional excursions to the rock art galleries of Arnhem Land. There are of course plenty of bird watching and wildlife tours to take part in, either by foot, 4WD or Quad Bike, in search of buffalo, dingoes and wallabies to name but a few. 

The central lodge at Bamurru Plains is the perfect place to unwind for those who wish to take a slower and more relaxed pace. Kick back with a good book on the wildlife observation deck from the well-stocked library and cool off during the heat of the day in the infinity pool. In the evenings, sit back and let the expert chef conjure up a delicious meal peppered with local ingredients while you help yourself to a cold drink and watch the sunset over this amazing landscape.

Safari Bungalows

Thoughtfully designed, each of the nine safari bungalows are built on stilts overlooking the floodplains. With a focus on supreme comfort, each of the spacious bungalows feature floor to ceiling mesh walls on all three sides to allow you to be completely immersed in the wildlife. Lie back in your luxurious bed and hear, see and almost touch the wildlife that surrounds you. 

Each bungalow features a soft and rustic décor that reflects the regions indigenous history with Aboriginal art work, explorer’s maps and old photos adorning the walls. All rooms come complete with spacious ensuite bathrooms as well as some added details including flora and fauna guides, species lists and binoculars to enhance your wildlife experience.

Kingfisher Suite

The Kingfisher suite is the largest safari bungalow and also offers expansive floodplain views. With a huge living area, featuring a king size bed, a comfortable lounge and a dining area, this suite can accommodate a family of five in comfort. For honeymooners, this space can also be set for an intimate candlelit dinner with only the bush sounds as company.
The bathroom, with its rustic chic timber and corrugated walls, perfectly reflects the pastoral heritage of the area. It also features a shower with full ceiling to floor views across the floodplain and surrounding paperbark forests.

Note: Bamurru Plains is open from May until October each year and welcomes children aged six years and over. Additional bedding is provided in traditional Australian roll-out swag beds. Please note that there is no internet, television or mobile phone coverage in this part of Australia. Bamurru Plains is located just three hours' drive from Darwin. You may wish to upgrade to a scenic charter flight that takes 25 minutes and flies over some of the most spectacular wetlands in the world. Ask us for more details.

Instant Booking Confirmation

Your full or partial payment will be processed by the operator directly according to their own terms & conditions.

Bamurru Plains may charge additional fees not shown above. Please see the information below for further details.

Accommodation Information

Type: Luxury Tents
Confirmation: Instant book
Check In: 14:00
Check Out: 11:00
Min. Nights: 2
Max. Guests: 20
Child Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: No
Events: Parties & events are not permitted
Beds: Kingfisher Suite: 1 King, 3 Single (Swags). Bungalows: Twin or King (on request), 1 Single (Swag)


Payment: Direct to operator
Currency: AUD
Fees: 2.2% credit card fee
Deposit Amount: 20% booking total
Payment Methods: Visa, Mastercard, Amex
Balance Due: 30 days prior to arrival
Terms & Conditions: Your booking will be made directly with the operator according to their regular terms & conditions.


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Ceiling Fans Restaurant Bar/Lounge
Swimming Pool Outdoor Fire-pit Library


Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Non-Alcoholic Beverages Select Alcoholic Beverages

Optional Extras

Local Tours Scenic Flight

Note: Accommodation facilities, inclusions, fees & payment information is subject to change without notice. If you find any incorrect information, please let us know.

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