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.
See our 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 DVD Video.
These safaris have been carefully designed to take advantage of the better tides
in conjunction with the wet season run off water to provide you with the highest fish catch percentages & the most exciting fishing possible.
Read more about Run-Off Barramundi Fishing and why certain tides in particular (Spring Tides) produce more metre-plus Barramundi and Samon than others. Peak Barramundi Fishing.
indicate Neap Tides,
Blue blocks Spring Tides
Green numeral (12)
indicates seats available.
For Details and Itinerary check the Safaris below;
A Darwin Barra Base guide
helps client Claire and her friend
hold a 60lb Barramundi
Taking 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
Contact Darwins Barra Base now to secure your safari;
CALL 1800 777 420
2 Todd Crescent Malak NT 0812
phone: +61 8 8945 0376
fax : +61 8 8945 0379
email: click here for our new contact page
First Barramundi !
129cm for Danny Kelf
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Darwins Barra Base Safaris will give and your friends
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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. First night accommodation at B&B are at discounted rates for booking fisho's, unless this is a repeat fishing group booking of 4 or more, and then it is free, courtesy of Darwin's Barra Base.
Up at 4.30am early self serve continental breaky in your function room, pack bags in 4WD's and travel early to Mary River and launch at Shady Camp and complete full day Barra fishing with Darwin's Barra Base chasing the almighty Saltwater Barra. Approx 5.30pm park boat at private boat park and move to Point Stuart Wilderness Lodge for swim, relaxation, evening meal & overnight accommodation.
Up approx 5.30am early breaky at 6am, unless earlier starts are required to get you to the right spot to target Barra fishing, casting hooking and landing metre-plus Barramundis 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 5.30pm. Clean and prepare boat for next day, travel back to Point Stuart Wilderness Lodge. 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
Fantastic Fishing in Great Guide Boats with Experienced Guides
in comfortable Accommodation.
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 Point Stuart Wilderness Lodge approx 4 pm. Sign off 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.
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 self). Please book extra nights if you wish to stay on for a couple of days or a week or so to ensure rooms are available.
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.
phone: +61 8 8945 0376
fax : +61 8 8945 0379
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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.