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Enjoying a seafood platter on Tiwi Islands
An aerial photo of Clearwater Lodge
Indigenous dance lessons on Tiwi Islands

Clearwater Island Lodge

Clearwater Island Lodge is located 100 kilometres north of Darwin Northern Territory on Melville Island part of the Tiwi Islands Group.

It is strategically situated on the outskirts of Pirlangimpi a small aboriginal community steeped in thousands of years of tradition.

On offer for you are a selection of carefully thought-out tours with professional accredited guides who know their stuff or have us custom create a package to suit your interests.

Clearwater Island Lodge is a multi award winning location and is renowned as having some of the finest angling available in today’s world. Fishing, sightseeing, bush tucker and art appreciation are some of the activities on offer.

Whether you are a serious angler or just wanting to get away from it all with friends and family, Clearwater Island Lodge has set the benchmark for what can only be described as 'unique' in every aspect - an experience that will leave you wanting more.

  • Information

    Facilities

    • Broadband Internet Access
    • Free Wifi

    Activities

    • Four Wheel Driving
    • Birdwatching
    • Fishing
    • Walks

    Accreditation

    • ATEC COVID Ready/ WTTC Safe Travels Stamp
    • COVID Clean Practicing Business
    • COVID Safe
    • ECO Certified (Advanced Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia
    • ECO Certified (Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia
    • Quality Tourism Accreditation
    • Savannah Guides
    • Tour Guiding Association
  • Tours

    2 Day Weekender Package

    The Island of Smiles, or also known as The Tiwi Islands are just a short flight 100kms from Darwin. We are located at Pirlangimpi (Garden Point)
    A true cultural experience like no other, with almost 90% of people living in the Tiwi Islands of Aboriginal Decent, along the coastline you’ll find rainforests, sandy deserted beaches and secluded waterfalls and rock pools. You will be immersed in the rich local arts/craft & cultural scene, enjoy some of the best fishing whilst you stay at our remote fishing lodge where you will learn about the local culture, wildlife and the populations of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles.

    Obsessive Fishermans Package

    Enjoy an exciting sportfishing package at Clearwater Island Lodge, located on Melville Island, about 100 kilometres north of Darwin. You can explore this beautiful region as you go in search of barramundi and bluewater, pelagic and estuary fish species. Experienced guides can offer advice or simply share a bit of local knowledge as you are treated to a fishing challenge.

    3 Day Explorer Package

    Explore beautiful Melville Island on this three day package at Clearwater Island Lodge. You will the opportunity to experience a fishing challenge, view unique native flora and fauna and learn about Aboriginal culture as you go in search of bush tucker. You can also spend a day touring Fort Dundas Bakery, stroll around the town of Pirlangimpi, view local Aboriginal artworks and enjoy a picnic lunch at the local swimming hole.

    4 Day Residential Package

    Discover Melville Island on this exciting four day package at Clearwater Island Lodge. You will the opportunity to experience an extended fishing tour, view unique native flora and fauna and learn about Aboriginal culture as you go in search of bush tucker. You can also spend a day touring Fort Dundas Bakery, stroll around the town of Pirlangimpi, view local Aboriginal artworks and enjoy a picnic lunch at the local swimming hole.

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