Whole apartment
323 ft²
Sea view
Swimming Pool
BBQ facilities
Washing machine
Free WiFi
Free parking

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Situated in Nightcliff, within 1.7 miles of Casuarina Beach and 5.5 miles of Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens offers accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning, an outdoor swimming pool and a garden. This apartment features free private parking and a 24-hour front desk.

The apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio with garden views. For added convenience, the property can provide towels and bed linen for an extra charge.

The apartment offers a barbecue. Guests at Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens can enjoy mini-golf on site, or go cycling or fishing in the surroundings.

Darwin Botanic Gardens is 6.2 miles from the accommodation, while Mindil Beach Casino & Resort is 6.2 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Darwin International Airport, 3.7 miles from Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 25 Mar 2018.

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Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Free private parking available on-site

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  • is smoking allowed outside ?
    no outside only
    Answered on 17 May 2021
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?
    In Darwin there is the Wet season and the Dry Season. The Dry season is the best time which is from May - October.
    Answered on 12 October 2019
  • Is the pool solely for guests renting out your property ?
    Yes, the pool is only for guests it is on the 6th floor
    Answered on 31 October 2021
  • Hi there, What breakfast would be included for a 5 night stay? Is the pool private ? Do you have Optus tv? What restaurants are nearby … thanks
    Cereal, bread, tea, coffee Dodo wifi. Pool is not private.
    Answered on 4 October 2021
  • Is pool solely for guests use only?
    Yes is is only for guests. It is on the 6th floor.
    Answered on 3 November 2021
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Hosted by Sue Gibbs

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Sue Gibbs
Nightcliff foreshore is a popular recreational green space, complete with a bike path, outdoor exercise equipment, a pool, cafe and even food trucks and open air restaurants. Recreation along the Foreshore Whether you are into walking, cycling, swimming or general strength exercises there is something for you along the Nightcliff Foreshore. A shared path from Rapid Creek to Nightcliff connects numerous outdoor exercise stations and the iconic Nightcliff Pool where you can enjoy a swim while taking in views over Darwin Harbour. The picturesque Nightcliff Jetty is a popular spot for fishing and watching the stunning Darwin sunsets. Food and Entertainment Nightcliff Foreshore is a popular location for picnics, bbqs, along with five locations where a variety of food trucks offer some fantastic eats. About the Unit, fully furnished with, hotel quality beds. the two king single beds can be joined to make a king bed. The unit is fully air conditioned, with split system units. Enjoy the tropical environment in our outdoor courtyard that is off the main bedroom. A place to relax in a tropical environment and is private.
I am self employed as a Bookkeeper and BAS Agent. I started my Business in 2004. I was born in Eastern Suburbs Maroubra, in Sydney. I moved to Darwin in 1995. I have 3 Children all Boys. One living in the Gold Coast and two living to Darwin. I am a grandmother of four. Two live in Gold Coast, a boy and a girl and two live in Darwin, a boy and a girl. My youngest son races Motorx. and is still at school, doing a school based apprenticeship as an electrician. My eldest boy, is an electrician and my middle boy is also an electrician operating his own business. My Husband has his own mechanical business in Stuart Park, Darwin, Gibbsy's Automotive's. He has been in business for over 40 years. My mum is still alive and well and is ninety two years young. My father passed away in 1997. Both parents were born in Malta. I enjoy going on holidays, camping and spending time with family especially the grandchildren. I really enjoy living in Darwin because it is not busy like it is in other states. Being able to give guests the opportunity to stay in affordable accommodation is going to be a new adventure and I am excited about helping people enjoy their holidays. A place to relax with peace
It is a very quiet complex with a share pool. Rules must apply at all times. Across the road is a walking & bike track that will take you along the Nightcliff foreshore. There are shops, Markets every Sundays and restaurants in walking distance. A Jetty where you can go fishing and a beach to walk along. On the weekends at the jetty, there are food Vans set up, where you can have a meal, watching the sunset. There is also play areas for families with children and if you like the Gym. there is out door gym equipment along the way. The local Nightcliff Pool, if you like to do laps, next to The Foreshore Restaurant. There is also night life at the Beachfront Hotel where they have live mucic on the weekends and you can also have a meal. Just about every thing is at your finger tips.
Language spoken: English
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Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.
Facilities of Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
  • Accessible parking
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Children's high chair
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Laptop safe
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Pants press
  • Iron
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Garden
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Heated pool
  • Salt-water pool
  • Shallow end
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Pool cover
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Fence around pool
  • Kids' pool
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Beach
  • Mini golf
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Garden view
  • Sea view
Building characteristics
  • Private apartment in building
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 00:00

You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.


09:30 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 300 is required. The property charges this 7 days before arrival. That's about 167.76GBP. This will be collected by bank transfer. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via bank transfer, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 6 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 07:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Payment before arrival can also be made through PayPal.

Please inform Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

A damage deposit of AUD 300 is required. The property charges this 7 days before arrival. That's about 167.76GBP. This will be collected by bank transfer. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via bank transfer, subject to an inspection of the property.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens by:

    • Taxi 5min

  • Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens is 0.7 miles from the centre of Nightcliff.

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

  • Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 2 bedrooms

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The nearest beach is just 0.6 miles from Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens.

  • Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Fishing
    • Mini golf
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beachfront
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Swimming Pool
    • Spa facilities
    • Beach

  • Check-in at Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The prices at Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Yes, Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Nightcliff Foreshore Getaway - McKay Gardens can accommodate the following group size:

    • 5 guests

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.