Darwin's Knuckey Lagoons Villa, winner of Stayz Best Romantic NT 2012 award is a private luxury accommodation, just 15 minutes from Darwin city.

We are proud to offer you our exclusive villa with its own pool surrounded by tropical gardens, giving you the privacy and space you deserve on your holiday.

Knuckey Lagoon is a prime Darwin suburb and the villa is established on 20 acres (8 hectares) around a natural lagoon.

The property has been described by Beautiful Accommodation as "…you could easily be in Kakadu…close to Darwin yet in a precious wilderness setting…."
Guests have described it as "Kakadu in your own backyard"

A large lazy daybed, beautiful Indonesian teak and mahogany furniture and your own private grounds provide the backdrop for this romantic getaway.

The property is minutes away from the International Airport, Casuarina Shopping Centre and Crocodylus Park.

Knuckey Lagoons Villa is a serene and secluded resort where you can relax and soak in the Territory experience in the comfort of your own surrounds.

The villa & property

This Darwin villa was designed for comfort and the tropics. A relaxed atmosphere is created by the large open plan interior, incorporating living, dining and kitchen space.

It has surrounding louvres with insect screens, which can be left open day and night, allowing cool cross- flow breezes and good ventilation throughout.
Two large double french doors open out onto the pool and barbecue areas.

Wide verandas provide shade and natural cooling to the villa.

A salt water pebbled lined pool overlooks the lagoon.

The villa is completely self-contained and includes a fully equipped kitchen, laundry and 2 outdoor garden showers. The en-suite bathroom has a full size bath and twin vanity.

Inside is a large comfortable queen bed, convection microwave, a full size fridge/freezer, electric roast cooker, flatscreen TV, radio and iPod player, DVD player and DVD library.

The villa has both air-conditioning and ceiling fans. It has solar hot water and low energy lighting throughout. The pool and garden lights are on timers and solar.
The property is also eco friendly and the grey washing water is treated through an aqua nova system and waters the surrounding gardens.

There is a large paved barbecue area with a choice of either gas or a wood fire.
A cosy campfire site and a nearby picnic area overlooks the lagoon.

The large varieties of fruit trees including avocados, lemons, oranges, rambutan, mangoes, bananas and asian fruits are all organic. Only biodegradable and eco friendly products are used to control weeds.

Native bushland, tropical orchards and gardens ensure unmatched privacy and seclusion at Knuckey Lagoons Villa

In the evenings, enjoy our romantic lagoon sunsets.

Knuckey Lagoons Villa an ideal base for those wanting to venture beyond and explore the rest of the top end.

A luxury retreat for couples.

Linen and pool towels are provided.

Bookings are a minimum of 3 nights.


Darwin's Knuckey Lagoons comprises of four lagoons and is the closest fresh water lagoon system to Darwin, situated approximately 12km south-east of Darwin city.

During the wet season, the lagoons fill and join together to form one large water body, covering an area of approximately 100 hectares.

Experience the seasonal moods of Knuckey Lagoons.
Our 'green' season sees the lagoons fill and expand as the spectacular monsoonal rains and storms sweep across the Territory.
The lagoon is a breeding area for the Territory's abundant bird life and with significant populations of magpie geese, long neck turtles and aquatic wildlife, captures the true essence of the Territory without leaving the property.

Then during the cooler clear days of the dry season, hundreds of birds flock to the lagoons as the waters recede.

Walking tracks are around the lagoon for the keen bush walkers.

Birdwatchers are welcome!


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Knuckeys Lagoon Villa is a wonderful private villa that we heartily recommend to anyone. Kath and Rick were the perfect hosts. We spent a lovely relaxing few days in this beautifully appointed private villa. It is a perfect location to explore Darwin and surrounds and we have no hesitation in recommending this oasis.
Date published: 2013-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thank you Kathy and Rick for a wonderful stay at Knuckey Lagoons Villa. Secluded, peaceful, luxurious; it was everything we needed for a quiet romantic break. Sarah and James, Vic
Date published: 2013-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rick and Kathy where the hosts with the most! Amazing hospitality put this with a beautiful place to stay was all we could have wished for our long overdue break! I would definitely recommend Knuckey's Lagoon Villa to anyone that is looking for peace and serenity.
Date published: 2013-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everything surpassed our expectations! After a hot and humid week in kakadu we were greeted by out hosts with big smiles and promises of relaxation. That's what we got. The property is amazing, beutifully furnished with a huge comfy bed as the centerpiece. By far the stand out feature of the property is your own private lagoon which changes every hour due to light, wildlife and the lillies. Would I recommend this place?? In a heartbeat. It is by far the best property we've stayed in EVER!!!
Date published: 2010-08-27
Date published: 2010-06-05
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Stayz Rental Guarantee Stayz Rental Assurance Features

Airconditioning, Washing Machine, Parking

DVD player, In-house Movies/Videos, Stereo
Barbeque, Cooking Facilities, Microwave
Linen Supplied, Ironing Facilities, Towels Supplied
Washing Machine
Non-Smoking, Eco-Friendly, Parking
Private pool, Convection Microwave, Gas barbecue, Large flatscreen TV, Toaster, Wood barbecue, DVD player and library, Iron & ironing board, Hairdryer, Campfire, Tea/coffee provided



Property Overview

Property Rates & Min Night Stay
From To Sun to Thurs ($ p/n average) Fri & Sat night 7 night stay Min night stay Extra adult ($ p/n) Extra child ($ p/n)
This property has a standard rate of: $275
Unless specified in the rate table or exceptions listed below, the standard rate will apply.
* $300 $600 $2100 3 $0 $0

Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner. Bookings paid through the Stayz online payment system incur a 2% credit card surcharge.

Prices listed based on 2 adults. Property has 1 beds and can sleep a maximum 2 people.