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Fishing in Darwin and the Top End is world class and there are many diverse fishing habitats on offer - lush billabongs, big tidal rivers, mangrove-lined estuaries, a scattering of islands and hundreds of kilometres of unspoilt coastline. The pristine coastal waters are where some of the best tropical sportfishing action in the world takes place.
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Darwin Harbour is full of exotic fish but those seeking adventure can head into Arnhem Land, over to the Tiwi Islands, down to the Victoria or Daly Rivers in the Katherine region or into the Gulf region for a truly unforgettable fishing expedition. Huge, wide rivers like the Daly and Victoria are prime barra haunts, as are the networks of beautiful waterways found in World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park and the Mary River wetlands.

Fishing in the Top End is excellent all year round and while barramundi are most active from March to May, anglers can fish successfully at any time for a range of species. The northern regions of the Top End are also home to an array of other great sport and reef fish, including giant trevally (GT), queenfish, Spanish mackerel, cobia, black jewfish, golden snapper, red emperor, coral trout and marlin and sailfish.

You can hire a boat or bring your own, take a fully-guided fishing safari, stay at a remote fishing lodge or charter a mother ship - every type of angler and every type of fishing experience is catered for in the Northern Territory.

Must do:

Book a spot on a bluewater fishing boat and hook up some of the big fish just outside of Darwin’s harbour.

Head to Aboriginal Land and stay at one of the remote fishing lodges – a true Territory fishing experience!

 

Katherine Boats & Floats for Hire

Tours
Katherine NT
Offering boat and horse float hire in the Katherine region.

Helifish

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Helifish Tours specializes in helicopter fishing tours to remote areas of the Northern Territory and targets the iconic barramundi. Their tours are so much more than jus...

David Gregory Charters

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Inshore coastal fishing charters. fishing in style, fishing in comfort. offering full day trips in an amazing Customworks Eliminator boat taking you to some of the Top En...

Arafura Blue Water Charters

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Arafura Bluewater Charters are based in Cullen Bay, NT. We specialise in bluewater reef and game fishing charters. Our day tours are a unique opportunity to make the ca...

Matt Wright - Explore the Wild

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Designed by National Geographic's 'Outback Wrangler' Matt Wright, we offer some of the most extraordinary and memorable outback adventures available in Australia and the ...

Reel Screamin Barra Fishing

Tours
Darwin Region NT
We are one of the longest running Barra Fishing Charters here in Darwin. We are a family business and we talk direct with you to offer you a personalised fishing tour. We...

Obsession Fishing Safaris

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Obsession Fishing Safaris specialise in Barramundi & Bluewater Fishing Charters.

Top End Barra Fishing

Fishing
Darwin Region NT
At Top End Barra Fishing we are focused on giving you a taste of the best fishing experience that Darwin, the Northern Territory and the Top End has to offer. We take pri...

Banubanu Packages

Tours
Arnhemland NT
Eco Island and Beach Retreat

Offshore Boats

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Voted #1 Fishing Charter and #1 Tour in Darwin on Tripadvisor. Fast boat. Small groups. Expert guides. No hidden costs.

NT Fish & 4x4

Tours
Daly River NT
NT Fish & 4x4 is an indigenously owned and operated territory established business, after many years of living in the Daly River region, we have identified a need for a m...

Estuary Escapes Fishing Charters

Tours
Darwin Region NT
We do Fishing Escapes the way you want them.

Mousie's Barra & Bluewater Fishing Charters

Fishing
Darwin Region NT
Family operated business, with over 10 years in business, providing customers with an exeptional fishing experience 7 days a week all year around. Services include both 1...

Wildman Fishing Tours

Tours
Darwin Region NT
The ultimate Barramundi fishing charter, catering to professional fishermen and families alike.

Tiwi Island Retreat

Tours
Tiwi Islands NT
Tiwi Island Retreat is a place to simply relax, enjoy the pool, go fishing or experience once in a life time outback adventures, wildlife encounters and amazing Indigenou...

Anglers Choice Fishing Safaris

Tours
Darwin Region NT
The best fishing in Darwin ISNT in Darwin. If you want to target quality fish in good numbers, then join us at Dundee Beach for a one day or extended fishing charter. ...

Anglers Advantage

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Anglers Advantage Fishing charters covering Darwin Harbour and its surrounding Feeder Creek systems

Yknot Fishing Charters

Tours
Darwin CBD NT
Yknot Fishing Charters is located in Darwin Northern Territory, they specialize in blue water fishing charters, which ranges from reef to game fishing departing most days...

Humbug Fishing

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Are you looking for a fishing experience like no other? The Northern Territory offers one of the best fishing adventures in the world. Thanks to its abundance of stunn...

Tiwi Island Adventures - Melville Island Lodge

Tours
Remote NT Destinations NT
Melville Island Lodge is situated on the fringe of Milikapati, a small and very friendly Tiwi Islands community, which is also known as Snake Bay. Our purpose-built Fishi...

Kakadu Fishing Tours

Tours
Kakadu National Park NT
Established 1994 owned and operated by S&J Summerton PO Box 78 JABIRU NT 0886

Fish Dundee - Dundee Boat Hire

Tours
The Peninsula Way NT
Hire a boat with us and fish Dundee Beach. Barramundi & bluewater fishing all in one great location. We make it easy for you with customised boats surveyed to fish offsho...

Darwin Barra Fishing Tours

Tours
Darwin Region NT
The Barramundi is arguably Australias most famous fish and the Northern Territory equally arguably is the best place in Australia for someone to catch their first Barra a...

Barramundi Adventures Darwin

Tours
Darwin Region NT
**Bookings Essential ** Barramundi Adventures Darwin is a land-based, catch and release barramundi fishing farm, designed and operated by two born and raised Territori...

Top End Sportfishing

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Offering qualified and friendly crew, guide and skipper Richard Crookes provides more than 40 years of angling experience from Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory al...

Game Changer Fishing Charters

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Fishing In The Top End Is A Game Changer!

Streeter Pearl Lugger Cruises

Tours
Darwin CBD NT
"BYO" -Enjoy the ambience and romance of sailing into the sunset on board an immaculately restored 65 foot Pearling Lugger "Streeter" winner of the prestigeous "Ships Bel...

Darwin Harbour Fishing Charters

Tours
Darwin Region NT
We have a package to suit almost anyone. Great fishing and fun guides will make your day special. Experienced guides over 15 years of experience understand fishing in t...

Dhipirri Barra and Sportfishing Lodge

Tours
Arnhemland NT
Adventure Fishing Guaranteed. Contact us: info@dhipirribarra.com.au or 08 8983 3722 or follow us on Facebook.com/dhipirribarra and Instagram @dhipirri

Barefoot Fishing Safaris

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Certified fishing guide and instructor.

East Arnhem Fishing Adventures

Tours
NT
East Arnhem Fishing Adventures provides personalised fishing experiences which guarantee to thrill beginners and experienced fishermen alike. Our deep understanding of th...

Tiwi Island Adventures - Johnson River Camp

Tours
Remote NT Destinations NT
Our Johnson River Camp represents the ultimate outback fishing adventure. The Camp is owned and operated by the Melville Island Lodge/Tiwi Islands Adventures team and cat...

Equinox Fishing Charters

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Specialists in Blue water, reef and game fishing charters. Fish 30 nautical miles from Darwin for the chance to catch the fish of a lifetime. Meals, rods, reels and tackl...

Outback Boat Hire

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Outback Boat Hire offer self drive trailer boat hire. They have 9 boats ranging from 4.1 metres to 6 metres. Fishing Equipment hire is also available. Kick back with O...

Cobourg Fishing Safaris

Tours
Arnhemland NT
**Time to be a Territorian Special Rates** Heralded as one of the best fishing destinations in Australia, the remote Cobourg Peninsula is only an hour’s flight from Dar...

Barra Boat Hire & Fishing Charters

Tours
Darwin Region NT
For an Exceptional fishing experience join our charters to Dundee Beach, the Perron Islands or around the Darwin Harbour in our brand new 7.6 metre Contender boat fitted...

Dundee Beach Fishing Charters

Tours
The Peninsula Way NT
We are a locally owned and operated charter business at Dundee Beach with the best reputation for delivering an exciting and informative fishing experience. Our passion f...

Spring Tide Safaris

Tours
Daly River NT
THEY SAY A BAD DAYS FISHING BEATS A GOOD DAY AT THE OFFICE EVERY TIME. THEYRE RIGHT, BUT IN THE TOP END, THERES NO SUCH THING AS A BAD DAYS FISHING! With chartered to...

Darwin's North Australian Barra Fishing

Tours
Darwin Region NT
Introducing DNA Barra Fishing! D.N.A. Barra Fishing is a family owned and operated tourism service which has been operating in the Northern Territory since 1995. We o...

Wildcard Luxury Cruises

Tours
Arnhemland QLD
Wildcard Luxury Cruises is an exclusive private adventure cruise and fishing safari company in Nhulunbuy (Gove) East Arnhemland offering adventuring and exploration, fres...

Arnhem Land Coastal Camp

Tours
Arnhemland Northern Territ
One of the most beautiful and unspoiled regions of the Northern Territory. View our white sandy beaches, rugged ranges, coral reefs, mangroves and paperbark swamps. St...

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