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Spring Tide Safaris

Spring Tide Safaris is based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Top End.

They operate chartered tours in and around some of the most awe-inspiring remote locations in the Northern Territory.

Owner/founder of Spring Tide Safaris Micky Qaiser has been fishing the Territory rivers all his life and has guided many anglers into the Barramundi Meter Club.

They target the mighty barramundi and a variety of other saltwater sport fish including Black Jewfish, Tuna, Golden Snapper, Trevally, Spanish and Spotted Mackerel, Coral Trout, GTs , Queen Fish, Threadfin Salmon and more.

  • Information

    Facilities

    • Free Wifi
    • Paid Wifi

    Accreditation

    • Quality Tourism Accreditation
    • Sustainable Tourism Accreditation by ATIC
  • Tours

    One Day Barra Trip

    All tours depart at 5:00am from Darwin, travel time to your destination in approximately one and a half hours in air-conditioned 4WD. After a memorable day your guide will drop you back at your accommodation in Darwin at 5:00pm.

    Fishing locations vary depending on tides and the time of the year of your charter. On the day trip you will be fishing Darwin Harbor, Bynoe Harbor, Corroboree Billabong or Adelaide River located approximately an hour and a half drive from Darwin. Clients have the option to catch saltwater or freshwater barramundi on this trip depending on tide and location.

    Barramundi and Bluewater

    Extended Barra and Blue water Safaris are designed so you can catch and experience the best of all Northern Territory species on offer. These safaris are available all year round with multiple fishing locations.

    All tours depart at 5:00am from Darwin; Travel time is approximately one and a half hours in airconditioned 4WD. On the last day of the tour, you will be transferred back to your accommodation in Darwin at 6:30pm.

    Tour includes resort transfers, resort meals/accommodation, morning tea, lunch, cool drinks/ refreshments and all fishing equipment. At the end of the day, you can enjoy a cold drink while you watch a tropical sunset and jump in the pool. Dinner is served at the resort with fresh catch of the day (Fish & Mud crabs) or Kimberly beef Steaks from restaurant Menu.

    Run-Off Extended Tours

    Extended Mother Ship Safaris are designed best for keen anglers to fish the remote untouched rivers and experience explosive Barramundi fishing with professional guides.

    The extended Mother ship safaris depart from Cullen Bay Darwin at approximately 16:00 hours. Once on the move you can enjoy a cold beer and watch the territory sunset during dinner, at first light (0600am) you are at the destination ready to experience best Barramundi fishing on offer. Travel time to the destinations vary due to location however allow approximately 14 hours of travel during the night. On the last day of the safari the tour departs at approximately 18:00 hours and arrive back to Darwin at 08.00am.

    During this trip you will also experience reef fishing where you target powerful Black Jewfish, Salmon & Snapper. Mother ship safaris are ideal for fishing remote locations of the territory with minimum travel everyday.

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