Planning a trip to Darwin? Then you need to book a trip with Offshore Boats today. Offshore Boats is Darwin premier reef and sport fishing charter operator. The Captains know the best places to take you to make your fishing dreams come true.

Offshore Boats has a stellar reputation, as they take pride in providing the highest level of customer service and bending over backwards to reach your expectations.

Hop on board their 25’ Stabicraft that has plenty of space for you and 4 of your fishing friends. This boat is great no matter your age – there is plenty of shade, as it is fitted with a full-length canopy, and enough seats to relax on the ride out.

The 300 HP Yamaha engine allows you to get to some incredible, remote fishing destinations swiftly. Less time traveling means more time fishing! Full safety and navigational equipment on board will let you fish in peace too.

You’ll be targeting a range of reef species, including Golden Snapper, Black Jewfish, Red Emperor, and Coral Trout. The trips will also include a variety of sportfishing including jigging and casting lures for pelagics such as Spanish Mackerel, Queenfish, Giant Trevally, Tuna, and many more. No matter your skill level or age, there is a fish out there with your name on it. The captain is happy to teach everyone the tricks of the trade.

A range of techniques will be used, from jigging, popping, bottom fishing, and trolling. The captain will be with you every step to help.

Top quality Shimano rods and reels will be on board for you to use. All lures, live bait, and even fish license for the day are included. Food and drink are supplied too. Book now for an unforgettable trip that will have you the envy of all your friends.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    Full Day - Saltwater Barra (Shared)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $695
    With a maximum of 5 guests aboard our highspeed Stabicraft, we travel up to 100km from Darwin to some of the most productive, remote coastal creeks in the Northern Territory to target the elusive Saltwater Barramundi. Our highly experienced local fishing guides, tailor each Barramundi fishing trip to suit the tides, weather conditions and time of year to ensure we produce the best results for our guests.
  • Shared trip
    Full Day – Reef & Sport (Shared)
    Just booked! Last booked: 4 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $695
    You will travel up to 80km each way to get to the best fishing grounds. The local fishing guide on board will choose the best location to go to depending on the time of year and your preferences. You'll use a variety of techniques, such as jigging, popping, dropping baits and stickbaits. You'll hook Barramundi, Black Jewfish, Red Snapper, and many more. All fishing equipment you'll need for the day is included. Even your fishing license for the day is included in the price, as well as snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Full Day - Saltwater Barra(Private)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,639
    With a maximum of 5 guests aboard our highspeed Stabicraft, we travel up to 100km from Darwin to some of the most productive, remote coastal creeks in the Northern Territory to target the elusive Saltwater Barramundi. Our highly experienced local fishing guides, tailor each Barramundi fishing trip to suit the tides, weather conditions and time of year to ensure we produce the best results for our guests.
  • Private trip
    Full Day - Reef & Sport (Private)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,967
    With a maximum of 6 guests aboard our 400hp Westerbergt, we travel to some of the best fishing destinations in the Northern Territory. Our highly experienced team will tailor your fishing charter to suit the tides, weather conditions and time of year to ensure we produce the best results for our guests.
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FAQs about Offshore Boats

Offshore Boats offers the following trips to customers:
  • AU $525 per person - Full Day - Saltwater Barra (Shared) (8 hours)
  • AU $525 per person - Full Day – Reef & Sport (Shared) (8 hours)
  • AU $2,475 per group - Full Day - Saltwater Barra(Private) (8 hours)
  • AU $2,970 per group - Full Day - Reef & Sport (Private) (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Offshore Boats, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Offshore Boats include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano)
  • Live Bait
  • Lures (No additional cost for lost lures!)
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (We will fillet, clean and bag your catch for you)
  • Snacks (Plenty of light snacks provided throughout the day)
  • Drinks (Soft drinks, ice coffee, juices & cool water suppli)
  • Fishing License (Not required for guests)
  • Lunch (Plentiful and healthy lunch supplied)

Offshore Boats offers the following types of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Offshore Boats offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Offshore Boats include:
  • Barramundi
  • Black Jewfish
  • Coral Trout
  • Crab
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Queenfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red Emperor)
  • Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
  • Trevally (Giant)

About the Charter Operator

Offshore Boats - Darwin's Premier Reef & Sport Fishing Charters
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
6 Fishing Reports
16 Customer reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since August 2018
"I understand the importance of providing safe and well-maintained vessels suitable for Top End waters". Offshore Boats is a small, family owned and operated business providing high-quality fishing charters and boat hire in Darwin, Northern Territory. They take pride in providing the highest level of customer service. They won't just meet your expectations, they will exceed them! You'll have a once in a lifetime experience on a trip with Offshore Boats.

About this listing

Targeted species

Barramundi Barramundi
Black Jewfish Black Jewfish
Coral Trout Coral Trout
Crab Crab

Boat specs

Westerberg (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2019. Powered by 2 200HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Multimedia System

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano
Live Bait
Lures
No additional cost for lost lures!
Catch cleaning & filleting
We will fillet, clean and bag your catch for you
Snacks
Plenty of light snacks provided throughout the day
Drinks
Soft drinks, ice coffee, juices & cool water suppli
Fishing License
Not required for guests
Lunch
Plentiful and healthy lunch supplied

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 30 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Life vests on board
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 16 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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These blokes know where the fish are!
These blokes know where the fish are!
These blokes know where the fish are!
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
81%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Grant W.
Warburton, Western Australia
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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These blokes know where the fish are!

VERIFIED   Full Day – Reef & Sport (Shared) on March 7, 2023
Went out on the Adelaide River barra fishing and first stop we were on to the barra. Keith or Skipper was so good for...
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Darryl D.
Burdell, QLD
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
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5.0 / 5
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Great trip, great skipper, great tucker

VERIFIED   Full Day – Reef & Sport (Shared) on December 15, 2022
Skipper looked after us well, from a young fella with not a lot of experience to an old y who thinks he has a bit of experience....
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John K.
Newbury, VT
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full Day with Captain Jon

VERIFIED   Full Day – Reef & Sport (Shared) on October 26, 2022
One of the best fishing days, caught a wide variety of fish and the experience was awesome , highly recommended to anyone wanting...
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Chris M.
Adelaide, South Australia
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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December fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day – Reef & Sport (Shared) on December 9, 2022
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Peter R.
Sharon, CT
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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December fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day – Reef & Sport (Shared) on December 3, 2022
Vest day out good down to earth aussie
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