Come and experience Fantastic Barra Run Off Fishing at Shady Camp & Finniss River
for Metre Plus Silver Barramundi, King Salmon, Giant Black Jewfish & Fingermark Snapper.
COME Be Part of the Group to witness and experience Landing 15 to 20
Metre-Plus Barramundi in One Day. Or be part of the crew that landed 80
Barra 65cm to 112cm in one day when fishing the top of the Wetland Run
Offs at Tommycut Creek @ Shady Camp.
The Run Off Fishing in 2011 was terrific due to the constant and even
rain since Nov 2010 - the Mary River Barra fish numbers were be
awesome. View 2010 Run Off U Tube Videos where everybody joins the Metre
Club. Made you mind up yet? Well Book Now and Get on Board.
Barra Run Off Fishing Safaris in ACTION. See why Mark Berg chose
Darwin's Barra Base as the NT Barra Operator in his Fishing World's Xmas
These safaris have been carefully designed to take advantage of the
in conjunction with the wet season run off water to provide you with the
highest fish catch percentages & the most exciting fishing
Green numeral (12) indicates seats available. Orange ( 2 ) indicates limited seats on existing safaris. Red Zero (0)indicates fully booked Can cater up to 16 Person Fishing Safari Group anytime if needed. (4 per boat)
Claire with her 60lb Barramundi.
an extended Safari means more quality fishing time, with less time
spent travelling to the fishing.
Enjoy great Cabin Style Accommodation at lodges close to
remote Safari Fishing destinations to make the most of your time
fishing and relaxing.
Catering for groups of 12,8,4,couples and individuals
2 Todd Crescent Malak NT 0812 phone: +61 8 8945 0376 fax : +61 8 8945 0379
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Russell Ferguson's 108cm Barramundi
First Barramundi ! 129cm for Danny Kelf
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ensure you gain the best tides and times for the month of your choosing
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3 Barra Base Boats
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Darwins Barra Base Safaris will give and your friends
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Typical Itinerary Details of a 5 Day Barra Run
Off Fishing Safari are:
Fly in Day
Depart Home state flights arranged by self (times TBA).
Arrive Darwin and transfer to Darwin’s Barra Base B & B.
Courtesy Bus pick up from airport free if arrive before 7.30pm, if
after get a taxi to 2 Todd Cres Malak. Our rates include first night
accommodation at Darwins
Barra Base for repeat business groups and new groups of 4
or more, otherwise it's at normal room rates.
Travel early to Mary River - Shady Camp and complete full
day Barra fishing with Darwin’s Barra Base chasing the almighty
Saltwater Barra. Approx 5.30pm park boat and move to accommodation for swim, relaxation, evening meal & overnight
Up approx 5.30am early breaky and out early to get to the
right spot to do that Barra fishing, or chasing and pulling up the
freight train of the sea those metre-plus Black Jewfish, or pulling up
7-8Kg Golden Snappers. Most just smile their heads off whilst holding
up 30lb, 40lb, or 50lb plus Big Slapper Barramundi’s. Depending on the
tidal influence we normally return back to Boat Ramp approx 6 pm. Clean
and prepare boat for next day, travel back to accommodation. Down a couple of coldies at the bar, shower, rest up or go for a
swim. Take in the evening meal, have a few drinks & sleep.
Up approx 5.30am, pack up clothing pack bags and leave
cabins, place luggage in storage. Early breakfast and out fishing,
returning back to Boat Ramp approx 3pm clean & refuel boat etc.
Travel to accommodation approx 4 pm. Pay accounts and
return to Darwin’s Barra Base B&B. Unpack car, swim, rest drink
and prepare for evening meal where individual awards are issued.
5th - 6thDay
Fly out midnight of 5th Day or stay over for 6th Day at
B&B and have day off (sleep in & relax) – own
arrangements around Darwin, fly back to home state or stay at our
B&B and sight see our Northern Territory (flights arranged by
Please note that the actual fishing destination
for the Barra Run Off Fishing Safari is normally completed at the Mary River
System, however we
go where the fish are biting best and this may mean moving
to the Finniss River or Daly River.
2016 Barra Run Off dates now available (Feb to April 2016) Don't miss this exciting time on the Barramundi Fishing Calendar as the massive run off of the wet season floods provides exceptional fishing.
BARRA TO SAILFISH BLUEWATER PELAGICS SAFARIS NOW AT A REDUCED RATE OF $625 PER PERSON PER DAY!!!
5 DAY MOTHERSHIP BARRA to SAILFISH & PELAGICS BLUEWATER FISHING SAFARI anchored @ Daly River Mouth Anth & Dani's Big Trip
"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"
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 2016 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
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