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.

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About this listing

Boat Specs

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

22 ft
6 persons
Types of Fishing
River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Equipment Is Not Provided For Fly Fishing
Targeted Species

Coral Trout

Snapper (Mangrove)

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

Trevally (Giant)
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
Soft Drinks and Water
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
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.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Only Enough For Dinner
Catch and Release Allowed

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain 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
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.