Darwins Barra Base
News Archives

Darwins Barra Base News Archives allow us to keep records of our fishing and activities in the Northern Territories great outback rivers and seas.


Melbourne Fishing Show 2009

Once again Darwin's Barra Base was proud to present it's NT Fishing Safaris to the Victorian public.
Read more here...

131cm Barra in the NT News

The scales couldn't take the fish's weight - the 131cm Barra landed by Tasmanian tourist Claire Mathias weighed in over the 27kg capacity scales. Darwin's Barra Base Fishing Safaris guide Tony Le Brun helped land the huge fish and estimates it at about 28.5kg. Read more here...

30 Barra a day

A 30 Barra haul impressed Damian Borg when he fished with Darwins Barra Base in the Northern Territory.
Read the full story here...

2007 Barramundi Season

The 2007 Run Off Barramundi Season in the Northern Territory produced lot's of giant Barra, happy anglers and great photo's.
Read more here...

sailfish bonanza in Darwin waters
Sailfish Bonanza in Darwin Waters



3,4,5 & 6 Day Safaris

2016 Safari Start Dates and Availability
as at 20 April 2015;
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Green blocks indicate Neap Tides,  Blue blocks Spring Tides
Start Dates in Date Order In Rows Left to Right.
( Mouseover the start dates if you can't see the colours)

Barra Run Off Safaris Jan & Feb 2016  Start Dates & Available Seats
3 Day 17th Jan
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
16
3 Day 20th Jan
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
16
3 Day 31st Jan
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
16
4 Day 3rd Feb
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
16
4 Day 10th Feb
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
16
3 Day 16th Feb
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
16
3 Day 20th Feb
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
16
4 Day 27th Feb
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
8
4 Day 27th Feb
staying@Mothership
Shady Camp Neaps
8

Barra Run Off Safaris March 2016  Start Dates & Available Seats
3 Day 1st March
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
8
5 Day 2nd March
staying@Mothership
Shady Camp Neaps
8
3 Day 5th March
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
8
5 Day 10th March
staying@Mothership
Shady Camp Neaps
8
4 Day 5th March
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
8
3 day 17th March
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
8
3 Day 17th March
staying@Mothership
Shady Camp Neaps
8
3 Day 20th March
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
8
3 Day 20th March
staying@Mothership
Shady Camp Neaps
8
3 Day 25th March
staying@Mothership
Shady Camp Springs
8
3 Day 25th March
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Springs
8
5-6 Day 30th March
staying@Mothership
Shady Camp Neaps
8
3 Day 30th March
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Springs
8
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Barra Run Off Safaris April 2016  Start Dates & Available Seats
2 Day 1st April
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
8
4 Day 3rd April
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
8
3-5 Day 7th April
staying@Mothership
Shady Camp Springs
8
3 Day 8th April
staying@Mothership
Shady Camp Springs
8
4 Day 14th April
staying@Mothership
Shady Camp Neaps
8
4 Day 14th April
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
8
4 Day 17th April
staying@Mothership
Shady Camp Neaps
8
4 Day 17th April
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Neaps
8
4 Day 23rd April
staying@Mothership
Shady Camp Springs
8
4 Day 23rd April
staying@PS fishing
Shady Camp Springs
8
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Abbreviations
B&BFS
- Barra and Bluewater Fishing Safari.
Barra FS
- Barra Fishing Safari
BPxRFS
- Bluewater Pelagics & Reef Fishing Safaris
BU–B&BFS
- Build Up-Barra & Bluewater Fishing Safari

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)

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
fax : +61 8 8945 0379

It may be a recent technical problem has prevented us receiving some emails.
If you have contacted us and not received a reply, please use
FREECALL 1800 777 420 to ensure your enquiry was received.
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Claire barramundi


Allan's Barra


Brazier Barramundi


Yates Barra


Darwin Sailfish


Jarrod Day Barra

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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.

Reef Barra to Sailfish
May to December

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 2015 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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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...

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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.