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AboutDarwin's Barra Base Fishing Tours

Darwin’s Barra Base has a long history of providing fishing safaris in the Northern Territory.

Our boat is a locally made Raysea and has been custom built to suit the local conditions. Not only is it a comfortable 7.8 meters long with seating for 6 people, but it also has a 250hp Yamaha engine, live bait tanks and all the technology you need to locate your next prize Barramundi. We have also decked it out with a canopy and eskies to ensure your food and beverages are kept fresh and cold for a hard days fishing.

To ensure the ultimate catch, we provide you with the latest fishing gear, such as Shimano rods & reels, lures and plenty of advice.

Our People

Darwin’s Barra Base is an all Australian business and our guides have an in-depth understanding of the Top End and a serious passion for fishing. We spend every day on these waterways making us local knowledge experts, the knowledge that we share with our clients to ensure a successful day on the water.

Our reservations team have extensive experience with tourism in the Top End and can help you not only book your fishing charter but also support you with putting together a package that includes accommodation and tour options.

Our location

We offer Runoff season Barramundi fishing tours at Shady Camp on the Mary River. This world-class, internationally recognised destination offers perfect conditions for the hard-hitting Barramundi.

We can also take you to a number of other premium destinations in the Top End, including the Finness, Daly Rivers, Byne Harbour and Dundee Beech as well as Darwin Harbour.