Darwin Fishing Office can book your Top End fishing trip of a lifetime. We only book quality fishing operators who we know deliver the best of fishing experiences. Call us to talk to a local who knows the local Darwin fishing scene and let us do all the hard work for you!
The Top End can provide a fantastic one day barramundi fishing trip. Your guide will collect you from your Darwin accommodation in the early morning, you will then enjoy a comfortable 2 hour drive in a modern 4×4 air conditioned Toyota to the Barramundi fishing location.
You may fish at any one of the following locations depending on where the barramundi fish are biting best:
- Shady Camp, Mary River National Park.
- Tommy cut and Sandpan creeks.
- Corroboree Billabong
- Adelaide River
- Finnis River or Daly river.
Your main target is the Northern Territory Barramundi and the rivers and billabongs are also home to Saratoga, Tarpon and Fork Tailed Catfish. Also keep your eyes peeled for Saltwater Crocodiles, Buffaloes, Feral Pigs and Sea Eagles, Jabiru’s, Brolga’s and many other birds of prey on this one day tour. You will be returned to your accommodation by 6pm that same day.
Maximum 3 to 4 passengers per boat
For larger groups many vessels are available on request
Cost: $375 – $400pp
Includes: Lunch, morning and afternoon tea and non-alcoholic drinks provided. All Rods & Reels and tackle provided. BYO alcohol will be placed in eskies under ice for clients.
Need to bring: Sunglasses, a wide brimmed hat, sun & insect repellant, camera/video. Light, long sleeved shirt and pants will provide extra comfort.
Harbour Reef Fishing
The Darwin Harbour waterways is subject to large tidal influence (0 – 7 metre movements). Small tidal movement allows us to fish the reef and large movements are good for estuary fishing.
To ensure the best fishing opportunity book well in advance in order to take advantage of the best tides.
Half day (4 hours) – departing morning and afternoon. $170pp, $120pp kids (12 & under). Family rates available
Full day (8 hours) – $280pp including lunch
Bluewater Reef Fishing
A fantastic day trip offshore includes a half or full day of reef fishing up to 30 nautical miles out to sea. Travel is to some of Darwins favourite offshore reefs teaming with marine life.
Fish for Giant Trevally, Black Jewfish, Golden Snapper, Spangled Emperor, Coral Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia and Tuna. Your experienced and friendly crew are always on hand to assist with all your needs from baiting the hook to cleaning your fish. The fish you catch is available for you to take home filleted and within the NT bag limits.
Half day (5 hours) $170pp
Full day (9.5 hours) $280pp
Lunch and snacks provided throughout the day. BYO cans of alcohol
Light Tackle Sports Fishing
The opportunity to sportfish on Darwin’s doorstep is available. This charter whether half or full day makes the best use of your time and its versatility works on all tides.
Practice or perfect your casting on this personalised, small group tour as you target snapper, salmon, queenfish, trevally, mackerel, tuna and barramundi. Please keep in mind that different species are targeted on different tides.
Half day $175pp
Full day $375pp (includes fishing shirt valued at $100)
Extended and Mothership
2 – 5 day extended charters available. Mix it up with a bit of barra and bluewater. Have up to 8 people sleep aboard on a mothership or stay overnight in lodge accommodation.
Private Group Charters
Contact us for private group enquiries. Half or full day reef fishing or extended mothership options available.