Our expert Barra Fishing Guides have years of experience for your best possible chance of landing fighting barramundi, huge jewfish, spanish mackeral or other great sport fish.
With Allan Beale, Owner & Head Guide (21 years fishing NT & 9 years FTO Guiding) , we have years of professional fishing guiding experience in our main safari guiding team.
Rob Foster brings 30 years fishing experience throughout Australia and PNG to provide invaluable knowledge as he guides Safaris in the Top End rivers and coastal hot spots.
Proudly supported by Rosco (Ross Hart) our next senior Guide and Simon Stenberg our Permanent Casual Fishing Guide who is keen to get out on the water as often as possible.
Greg (left), John and Barra
And in the office we have Greg Harriman who loves nothing better than chasing Barra on our pristine waterways. With plenty of fishing experience he is able to help you select the best Fishing Safari for your schedule.
Darwin's Barra Base has a fantastic experienced and enthusiastic Fishing Guide Team that will put you onto your Trophy Fish of a Lifetime.
In 2012 DBB will extend its team to one more Casual Part Time Guide Position to ensure future training and positions within our experienced guiding team stays vibrant and enthusiastic to ensure your fishing guiding future is sustainable.
Allan (on right) with client Danny
and his 129cm Barramundi.
With his lovely wife Heather, he renovated an Old 70's style double storey badly run down Aboriginal halfway house into a beautiful well appointed now Certified 3.5 Star AAA Tourism Rated Bed & Breakfast Lodge in Darwin's northern suburb of Malak.
It is located only 5 minutes from the Darwin Airport and 15 minutes from Darwin CBD.
Allan with another good catch
Now with 4 Fantastic Custom Built Guide Boats, Darwin's Barra Base can cater for Larger Corporate, Conference Groups, and Fishing Club Groups to 16 persons. At same time catering for the families, couples and individuals alike.
Previous guides that have moved on that we thank for being part of our fantastic team in previous years are: Tony Sangster, Peter Burgess, Mark Parkinson, Andrew Darby, Tony Lebrun, Jason Bettles,Nathan Litjens and Hugh Johnston
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Darwins Barra Base
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.Call now on
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 2013 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...
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.