Cobourg Fishing Safaris

Garig Gunak Barlu National Par…
Cobourg NT, Australia

Cobourg Fishing Safaris is the charter company of choice if you wish to spend a day or few in the gorgeously remote areas of Cobourg, NT. They offer an exclusive fishing experience with fly-in/fly-out fishing charters, catering to only one group at a time. They are based out of Venture North’s unique safari-style camp, called Cobourg Coastal Camp, where you will enjoy stunning views overlooking the bay of Port Essington.

The Cobourg Peninsula is located an hour’s flight from Darwin, and is known as one of Australia’s top fishing destinations. The area boasts diverse marine environments, which means that there are plenty of fishing options. Barramundi and Mangrove Jack can be found all year round in the mangrove lined creeks and gutters, although it’s the blue water action that avid anglers are drawn to in this area.

You will fish from Barlu, a custom built 6.8m mono-hull Eliminator Guide Pro, which has been specially designed to suit all types of fishing and marine activities. Powered by the latest model 225 Yamaha outboard motor, the vessel can accommodate up to eight passengers. When fishing, 3 competent fly fisherman, 4 competent spinners or 6 people bait fishing at any one time.

The rear centre console provides plenty of space and comfort for guests, whilst the bow boasts a large casting deck that is ideal for sight fishing and marine spotting.Your targeted species will also include Rockfish, Kingfish, Cod, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Red Emperor, and the famous Giant Trevally.

Cobourg Fishing Safaris trips include all the latest fishing equipment, but you are welcome to bring your own, all meals and non-alcoholic drinks, an experienced fishing guide, accommodation at Cobourg Coastal Camp (twin-share), and all permits and camp fees for accessing Aboriginal land/water.

Cobourg Fishing Safaris also provide return airfares between the Cobourg Peninsula and Darwin, and return transfers from Cobourg Airstrip to the Coastal Camp.

Cobourg Fishing Safaris is the charter company of choice if you wish to spend a day or few in the gorgeously remote areas of Cobourg, NT. They offer an exclusive fishing experience with fly-in/fly-out fishing charters, catering to only one group at a


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  • 4 Days/4 Nights - Max 6 Anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 4 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 3765 up to 5 persons / day
    + US$ 413 each additional person / day
  • 3 Days/3 Nights - Max 6 anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 3 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 3762 up to 5 persons / day
    + US$ 299 each additional person / day
  • 5 Days/5 Nights - Max 6 Anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 5 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 3692 up to 5 persons / day
    + US$ 466 each additional person / day
  • 6 Days/6 Nights - Max 6 Anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 6 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 3517 up to 5 persons / day
    + US$ 477 each additional person / day
  • 3 Days/3 Nights - Max 5 anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 3 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 3413 up to 4 persons / day
    + US$ 349 each additional person / day
  • 4 Days/4 Nights - Max 5 Anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 4 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 3314 up to 4 persons / day
    + US$ 451 each additional person / day
  • 5 Days/5 Nights - Max 5 Anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 5 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 3195 up to 4 persons / day
    + US$ 496 each additional person / day
  • 6 Days/6 Nights - Max 5 Anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 6 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 3065 up to 4 persons / day
    + US$ 451 each additional person / day
  • 3 Days/3 Nights - Max 4 anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 3 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 2861 up to 3 persons / day
    + US$ 551 each additional person / day
  • 4 Days/4 Nights - Max 4 Anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 4 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 2769 up to 3 persons / day
    + US$ 545 each additional person / day
  • 5 Days/5 Nights - Max 4 Anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 5 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 2623 up to 3 persons / day
    + US$ 572 each additional person / day
  • 6 Days/6 Nights - Max 4 Anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 6 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 2488 up to 3 persons / day
    + US$ 577 each additional person / day
  • 3 Days/3 Nights - Max 3 anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 3 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 2159 up to 2 persons / day
    + US$ 702 each additional person / day
  • 4 Days/4 Nights - Max 3 Anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 4 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 2035 up to 2 persons / day
    + US$ 734 each additional person / day
  • 5 Days/5 Nights - Max 3 Anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 5 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1930 up to 2 persons / day
    + US$ 693 each additional person / day
  • 6 Days/6 Nights - Max 3 Anglers
    Overnight stay, lodging, 6 day minimum, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1809 up to 2 persons / day
    + US$ 678 each additional person / day
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About this listing

Targeted Species

  Barramundi
  Cobia
  Cod
  Coral Trout

  Queenfish
  Snapper (Mangrove)
  Snapper (Red Emperor)
  Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)

  Trevally (Giant)

Boat Specs

Custom Built (Other) originally built in 2012. Powered by a 225HP Yamaha Outboard engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Cobourg to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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:
Bank Transfer

About the Captain

Hugh Gange
Cobourg, Northern Territory, Australia
Member since March 2015
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Hugh Gange is an award winning tour guide who has been fishing the waters of Cobourg for over 10 years. This kind and fun guide will take you fishing for Barramundi, Golden Snapper, Coral Trout, Mangrove Jacks, Giant Trevally, and mud crabs. He loves the outdoors and the wildlife, as well as the local indigenous culture. He will ensure you are thoroughly enjoying yourself and are learning along the way, too.