Leaders Creek Fishing Base

Quality Tourism Accredited Business
TTE recommended
Darwin Region From $15/night

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Open Hours: 6am-6pm


Leaders Creek Fishing Base is the perfect place to start your ideal fishing holiday. Whether you would like to bring your own boat or hire one of ours, we are happy to accommodate

We are located only 80kms from Darwin and we provide you with the opportunity to launch your boat at Leaders Creek and leave your vehicle locked up safe and secure with us.

Leaders Creek Fishing Base provides basic, yet comfortable donga style accommodation as well as powered and unpowered camp sites.

We also have a shop which will supply you with all the necessities you may have forgotten to pack for the trip!

Located right on Leaders Creek, we are an ideal launching point for anglers heading to the Vernons, Melville and Ruby Islands, Cape Hotham and Mouth of the Adelaide River, the Blue Holes or 15kms of sheltered waterways.

However long you intend to stay, you will enjoy it at Leaders Creek Fishing Base.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbeque
  • Boat Ramp
  • Communal Bathroom
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Groups Welcome
  • Ice
  • Mini Clothes Line
  • Native Bush
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Patio
  • Payphone
  • Pets Allowed
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Powered sites
  • Rainwater
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Shop / Kiosk
  • Unpowered Sites
  • Verandah

Map & Directions

leaders creek fishing base, Howard Springs 0835


Located within an hours drive of Darwin (80kms). Head out along Gunn Point Road. Turn right onto Leaders Creek Road. (Approx last 6km is dirt road but is usually well maintained and 2wd accessible).



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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation fees:
22+ days from booking Date = 10% cancellation fee
15-21 days from booking date = 25% cancellation fee
8-14 days from booking date = 50% cancellation fee
0-7 days from booking date = 100% cancellation fee
(No refunds are available for early departures or no-shows)

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