Kakadu Fishing Tours

fish caught during a Kakadu Fishing Tour

Aside from the fun and exciting Kakadu Tours, throwing in a fishing line is a favourite pastime of many Kakadu locals. There are plenty of places to fish in Kakadu, primarily from boats on the rivers and billabongs.

A number of companies offer fishing tours in the park, ranging from a few hours to multi-day experiences. One of these companies is Kakadu Fishing Tours who offer exhilarating Barramundi fishing on some of Kakadu's breathtaking waterways. They have morning or afternoon tours, full day and extended charter options including private fishing charters available upon request all year round.

The most popular fishing areas are flooded during the monsoon season - check with Kakadu Fishing Tours on when to see each walk. Some seasons are wetter than others, so the exact opening dates will change from year to year.

If you’re bringing your own boat, it needs to be sturdy and have a motor (no canoes or inflatables). Because of the croc risk, it’s not safe to sleep in your boat overnight, camp near the water’s edge or wade in to fish. If you have any trouble with crocodiles, let the local rangers know.

Morning Barramundi Tour Description

From the floodplains of the mighty South Alligator to the sandstone gorge country of the East Alligator and any number of secluded billabongs in between. You will experience some of the best Barramundi fishing the Top End has to offer.

With rod in hand absorb the sights and sounds of this ancient landscape, abundant with birdlife and Kakadu's famous Saltwater Crocodiles. All from the safety of your custom built 2011 6-metre barramundi boat.

Kakadu Fishing Tours is one of a select few operators who meet the stringent criteria required to fish in Kakadu. We are also the only private operator who lives and fishes in Kakadu exclusively.

The fishing tours are led by experienced guides, who will assist both beginner and experienced anglers. They will provide all of the fishing gear and will coach you to cast, retrieve and how to make your lure the most attractive to the Yellow Water Barramundi.

Fishing is with lures only so there is no need for live or fresh bait. The boat has a casting deck, seating, partial shade, iced water, refresher towels and keen guides full of fishing stories.

And if you end up catching a fair sized fish, you can choose to bring it back for dinner, or return it to the billabong to fight another day.

The tour is suitable for ages 8+ and a maximum of four passengers per trip.

It's an experience of a life time!

Operates: Daily (March-November)
Departs: From Jabiru in Kakadu
Departure/Pickup Instructions: Pick up from Jabiru accommodation
Departure Time: 06.00 AM
Returns/Ends At: 11.00 AM
Suitable for: All abilities (novices and experienced persons of all ages)
Equipment: The vessel is a 2011 6-metre Custom built action Craft - 175 suzuki outboard. (4 passengers). Kakadu Fishing Tours use Shimano reels and rods.
Inclusions: The tour includes transfer to and from Jabiru accommodation, refreshments, fishing equipment, professional fishing guide
Exclusions: You will need to bring a hat and sun cream, camera, loose clothing
Child Policies: The tour is not recommended for children under 8 years of age
Morning Barramundi Tour Adults and Children’s Price: AUD$230.00

To book, head to the tour options at this link: http://www.ntstandby.com.au/index.cgi?act=search&t=fish&d=4&d2=X