Darwins Barra Base

Welcome to Darwins Barra Base, your Darwin Fishing Centre for Barramundi and  Barra & Bluewater Safaris in the NT. 

2015 Barra Run Off dates now available
(Feb to April 2015) Don't miss this exciting time on the Barramundi Fishing Calendar as the massive run off of the wet season floods provides exceptional fishing.

See some recent Safari Photos here.

Paul Mitchel's Barra
Paul Mitchel's Barra
Paul Mitchel's Barra
1st Metre+ 2014
two barra for the table
Two for the table
"Great Run ? Had a lot of fun ? Landed First Barra 1Metre+ Joined the Elite Darwins Barra Base Metre Club. Great Guides, very accommodating. Recommend to Anyone, Who wants to catch the 1 Metre + Barra's. Just Hook Up with Allan & the Boys."
Paul Mitchell.
Sean Fitzgerald's BarraSean Fitzgerald's Barra

Build Up or Run Off - which is the best Barra fishing experience?

Sean Fitzgerald owner of Samios Plumbing Darwin landed his Personal Best at the mouth of Sampan Creek. Guided by Rob Foster from Darwins Barra Base

110cm Barra110cm Barra



Barra fishing off to a great start with a couple of Barra over 1 metre Landed by Father and Son team at the Adelaide River on the 24th January.

Click here to see the 107cm Barra and details on a Run Off Safari Jack and Dad Chris will not forget.

Bobby Heslin's BarraBobby Heslin's Barra



"Allan, sorry it's taken me so long to post this, but enjoy as we did, thank you for the great day the old man and I had prior to my deploying. We will definitely be back again and then some more, the old man did say it was more enjoyable with the company and experience that was given, and we both appreciated it. Thanks again." Nick Heslin

Daniel's 106cm BarraDaniel's 106cm Barra

"Thank you Allan for the fantastic Fishing Trip, I look forward to the next trip in the near future. Also would like to thank you for the huge effort you put in, to make sure we get great fish.
Top job mate."

Daniel Crombie.



An overview - Fishing our Top End Paradise in the Northern Territory


97cm Threadfin Salmon

127cm Black Jewfish

104cm Queenfish

119cm Barra119cm Barra

This was Marja's maiden voyage to the Top End, on a Barra Fishing Safari, and it just goes to show that you can achieve anything if you really want to and you have the best guides to assist you.

You just can't keep a good and determined woman down!!
A breast cancer survivor, Marja was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1994 and has recently had deep brain stimulation surgery - a new technology that is giving Parkie sufferers a new lease on life. She is a keen sportswoman having played cricket up until 2004 and plays competitive golf 3 times a week at her home club of Box Hill in Victoria.

When she landed the monster 119cm fish, she remarked to a roar of laughter from the crew, and clapping from many other recreational boats around them, "It did pull a bit!"

James Potter at Shady Camp
Read James Potter's story here.

Alam Watts First Darwin Barramundi
First Time Barra Fishing Story


To Allan & Heather; Great Trip; great organising; thoroughly recommend to anyone. Hopefully see you next year. - Graeme Hollands.


Fishing writer Jarrod Day visited again to chase barramundi, sailfish & pelagics and sent us some great photos of his catches.
Read his Barramundi Fishing report to see why the NT is known for the wide variety of fishing avaiable.

Paul Whitaker landed this 125cm giant barraPaul Whitaker landed this 125cm giant barra

See more photos here

Claire with her 60lb Barramundi.Claire with her 60lb Barramundi.

Our Guides Have helped many people experience the thrill of landing a Metre Long barramundi over the past few years. See our record of catches here.


Shady camp Barramundi
Tony's 131cm Barramundi
Shady_Camp_Barra
126cm 50lb Barramundi


Darwins Barra Base Home Contact Information;

FREE CALL: 1800 777 420
email: Click here to email Darwin's Barra Base.
mail : 2 Todd Crescent Malak NT 0812
phone: +61 8 8945 0376
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Claire barramundi


Allan's Barra


Brazier Barramundi


Yates Barra


Darwin Sailfish


Jarrod Day Barra

Grab a cheap flight to the NT 2015 Barra Run Off.

The above offer ended Monday 20/10 but there are still very cheap fares available.

Full details here

2015 Barra Run Off dates now available
(Feb to April 2015) Don't miss this exciting time on the Barramundi Fishing Calendar as the massive run off of the wet season floods provides exceptional fishing.

Reef Barra to Sailfish
May to Dec. 2014

We have had an awesome year so far catching some meter plus Barra during the Run Off and would really like this to continue. We would love to take you out fishing and make your trip a memorable one!
Please see our amazing Barra to Sailfish Pelagics Bluewater 2014 Itinerary. This includes all the latest seat availability and start dates for the upcoming Safaris available.

BARRA TO SAILFISH BLUEWATER PELAGICS SAFARIS NOW AT A REDUCED RATE OF $625 PER PERSON PER DAY!!!


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5 DAY MOTHERSHIP
BARRA to SAILFISH & PELAGICS BLUEWATER FISHING SAFARI anchored @ Daly River Mouth
Anth & Dani's Big Trip Anth & Dani "What an amazing trip, we had tried all types of fishing from rivers, deep channels, poppers, bait fishing, trolling and lure fishing. We were amazed at the variety of fish and beauty of the place. Special thanks to Allan and Heather for their hospitality, we highly recommend Darwin's Barra Base if you are coming to the Territory"

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Yates Big BarraBig Barra

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Channel 10 BucketList
Fishing with
Darwins Barra Base

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Barra & Sailfish Safari

Darwin Sailfish Fishing
Sailfish Video

Mark Berg Fishing TV Show was filmed with Darwins Barra Base over a 3 Day Safari 23-25 June 2010 for Foxtel's Lifestyle Channel viewed across Australia.

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Video of barramundi mothership safari with Darwins Barra Base
Barra Run Off Fishing Video

Video of barramundi fishing with Mark Berg on a Darwins Barra Base Safari
Barra Run Off Fishing Video

2015 Barra Run Off Safaris

Increased Limit of 3 Barra per person per day for the Mary River, including Shady Camp, has been announced.
Booking seats now will avoid missing a place on a 2015 Barra Run Off Safari with Darwins Barra Base. Now four great purpose built boats allow more people to experience the fantastic barramundi fishing available during the February to May Barra Run Off season in the Northern Territory. Read more...

Allan and Heather Beale

Your hosts – Heather and Allan Beale have lived in Darwin for over two decades. They know the Territory and pride themselves on making every visitor feel a special part of their family.