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 including Kakadu. Only a handful of selected professional guides are allowed to obtain a sports fishing permit to operate tours in the World Heritage Kakadu National Park.

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...

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    • Sustainable Tourism Accreditation by ATIC
  • Tours

    One Day Barra Trip

    All tours depart at 5 am from Darwin, travel time to your destination in approx 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 5pm.

    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, Corroborree Billabong or Adelaide River located approx 1.5 hour drive from Darwin. They give their clients 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 their clients 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 approx one and a half hours in airconditioned 4'WD. On the last day of your 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 their remote untouched rivers and experience explosive Barramundi fishing with their professional guides.

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

    During this trip you will also experience reef fishing where they target their 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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