Nestled on the water's edge, Crab Claw Island is located on the south-western side of Bynoe Harbor. Guests can enjoy a swim in the indoor pool. BBQ facilities are available or you can enjoy a meal at the onsite restaurant.

The air-conditioned cabins feature a balcony. There is a private bathroom. All cabins offer a fridge and an electric kettle.

Darwin is located 84 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Crab Claw Island has been welcoming guests since Jan 6, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Free Private Parking Available On Site



Water sports facilities on site



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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 full bed
4 twin beds
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • is the road open to drive towing a boat
    It is open, it is unsealed. Drive with due caution and consideration watch out for wildlife. Have fun.
    Answered on 2 July 2020
  • The family room. Will you allow. 4 adults and 3 children?
    If there is an infant in your child count up to two years old, that will be fine. If not, we can only sleep six.
    Answered on 14 March 2022
  • Good morning, Is your facility, part of the NT voucher scheme or not? WE would be interested to know, if so, Kind regards Pene :)
    Yes it is, however, you need to book through Tourism Top End
    Answered on 2 July 2020
  • I know you have boat hire, but do you also have fishing rod hire?
    No we only have boat hire available. DM
    Answered on 19 June 2022
  • Are pets allowed
    No pets sorry, we are a wildlife refuge.
    Answered on 2 July 2020
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • The Island Bar and Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Seafood • Local
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
Resort Facilities at Crab Claw Island
Most popular amenities
Indoor swimming pool
Free parking
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Wired internet is available in the business center and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Express check-in/out
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Outdoor play equipment for kids
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • 24-hour security
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Indoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Crab Claw Island takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM


    From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash Crab Claw Island accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Crab Claw Island in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

    Please note that there is a 1.7% charge when you pay with a Visa or Mastercard credit card.

    Please note that there is a 3.3% charge when you pay with an American Express or Diners Club credit card.

    Please inform Crab Claw Island of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Crab Claw Island

    • Crab Claw Island offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Fishing
      • Beachfront
      • Beach
      • Water sports facilities on site
      • Swimming pool
      • Live sports events (broadcast)

    • The prices at Crab Claw Island may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Check-in at Crab Claw Island is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Crab Claw Island has 1 restaurant:

      • The Island Bar and Restaurant

    • Room options at Crab Claw Island include:

      • Quad
      • Family

    • Crab Claw Island is 1,800 feet from the center of Bynoe Harbour.

    • Yes, Crab Claw Island is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.