a salt water barramundie caught on our fishing tour

"FISHING TOURS IN THE TOP ENDS BEST FISHING DESTINATIONS"

Check out some of our Top End Fishing
Tour options below, or ask Carl for a tailored itinerary.

top end fishing tour destinations

CHOOSING A FISHING TOUR DESTINATION

The Top End is a vast wilderness with temperatures, tides and weather dictating which target species are in season. Talk to Carl about choosing a good spot and keep in mind the travel distances. Locations outside of Darwin may warrant an overnight stay or combined touring to ensure you get more time chasing the big ones.

daly river barramundi fishing tours

DALY RIVER BARRAMUNDI FISHING TOUR

A famous tidal river known for its big Barramundi. We take you trolling and live bait casting from the Daly River township out towards the Daly River mouth. Stay a few days and you can also experience the many unique ecosystems, including hot springs and gorges, making it a fantastic spot to camp and bushwalk. 

Road Travel Time:

5hrs 20 minutes return ex Darwin

Tours Available:

  • Day tours
  • Extended tours

Target Species:

  • Barramundi
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darwin reef fishing tour

DARWIN HARBOUR - REEF N CRAB FISHING TOUR

With up to 8 metre tides, fishing the harbour is all about being in the right place at the right time. When you get the mix right, the harbour becomes a hive of activity for a range of monster and mid-weight blue water species. In between you've got the option to fetch more 'Big Claw' than you'd care to take home from the Harbours pristine mangrove inlets.

Tours Available:

  • Half Day tours
  • Day tours

Target Species:

  • Barramundi
  • Jewfish
  • Golden Snapper

 

  • Mangrove Jack
  • Mackeral
  • Mud Crab
  • Threadfin & Blue Salmon
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darwin harbour mud crab and fishing tours

DARWIN HARBOUR MANGROVE FISHING TOUR

The still waters in the mangrove inlets make for ideal trolling and lure flicking while you wait for the crab pots to work their magic. The huge tidal shifts keep the scenery changing throughout the day while we zip through the never ending maze of salt water mangrove forests. There's good sized Barra here and the opportunity to catch other fighting fish like Mangrove Jack.

Road Travel Time:

NA

Tours Available:

  • Half Day Tours
  • Day tours

Target Species:

  • Barramundi
  • Mangrove Jack
  • Mud Crab
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shady camp fishing tour

SHADY CAMP - BARRA RUN OFF SEASON

March - June. As the temperature rises, the floodplains finally drain out into the Rivers and creek mouths, stocking them with an abundance of hard hitting Barramundi - energised by the warm waters. An extended tour gives us time to head past the river mouth, and chase the big bluewater species such as Golden Snapper and Jewfish. Its a good idea to book ahead if you want accommodation, as Shady Camp is a popular place this time of year.

Road Travel Time:

4hrs ex Darwin return

Tours Available:

  • Day tours
  • Extended tours

Target Species:

  • Barramundi
  • Golden Snapper
  • Jewfish
  • Threadfin & Blue Salmon
  • Mudcrabs
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corroborree billiabon fishing tour

CORROBOREE BILLABONG FISHING TOUR

Best from May until October, when the water runs off the flood plains into the main billabong. The region is abundant with birds, buffallos, wildlife and of course the famous barramundi. Corroboree is one of the closest fresh water fishing destinations from Darwin city, making it popular for one day fishing charters.

Road Travel Time:

2hrs ex Darwin return

Tours Available:

  • Day tours
  • Extended tours

Target Species:

  • Barramundi
  • Saratoga
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finniss river fishing tour

FINNISS RIVER FISHING TOUR

The Finniss River gives you the best of all worlds. It snakes its way from Litchfield National Park through some spectacular inland wilderness teaming with birds, wild life and 'gold' Barramundi. The silver Barra lie in waiting out towards the river mouth opposite one of the Top Ends best Bluewater fishing spots - the Perrin Islands. For most of the year you can do extended charters and stay on a live-aboard-mothership.

Road Travel Time:

4hrs ex Darwin return

Tours Available:

  • Day tours
  • Extended tours

Target Species:

  • Fresh & Saltwater Barramundi
  • Threadfin & Blue Salmon
  • Golden Snapper
  • Jewfish
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