Dean Jackson Guided Tours offer a wide variety of fishing and bird-watching experiences that incorporate half-day, full day or extended guided tours in Darwin. All extended trips can be accommodated on motherships, remote lodges or island camps. Tours are tailored to suit individual needs.

Darwin Tours on Offer

  • Saltwater or freshwater fishing
  • Bait, lure or fly fishing
  • Sportsfishing
  • Flora and fauna
  • Bird watching
  • Photography
  • Cultural

Tour Inclusions

  • All necessary equipment and vehicles
  • Morning tea, lunch, snacks and drinks
  • Extended trips include breakfast and dinner
  • A fully equipped 4WD
  • A Fingers Aluminium custom-built boat

Dean Jackson Guided Tours also offer a complete angling experience using Shimano reels and custom built fishing rods by local business Larry Lockwood Rods. Dean and his team also source all lures, lines and reels under sponsorship from local product manufacturers.

Escape the world for 4 to 5 hours with a half-day charted trip with Dean Jackson Guided Tours. Half-day trips can consist of bait, fly or lure fishing for participants of all skill levels, from expert fishermen to novice first-timers.

  • Food
  • Drink
  • All fishing gear
  • Bait
Sport Fishing Darwin

For a full-day fishing trip in Darwin, talk to Dean Jackson. A full-day charter is usually around 8 hours, departing about 5am and docking in at 4pm. Saltwater or freshwater fishing trips are available for bait, fly and lure fishing. Dean recommends bringing breakfast or alternatively he can stop at a local cafe. All other food is provided.

  • Food (morning tea and lunch)
  • Drink (soft drinks and water)
  • All fishing gear
  • Bait
Fishing Holidays

For a relaxing, yet exciting getaway in the Top End of Australia, book an extended charter with Dean Jackson. These trips start at a minimum of 3 days and are fully customisable to a range of different interests. Perfect for bait, fly or lure fishing trips. All fishing gear and bait is included.

Accommodation Options

Shady Camp

A popular spot for anglers, Shady Camp offers picturesque and tranquil surrounds that are perfect for fishing and relaxing. Surrounded by freshwater billabongs and monsoon forests, this camp provides a range of quality fishing spots and areas to find shy local wildlife.

Crab Claw Island Resort

Stay in style at the Crab Claw Island Resort in elevated cabins nestled amongst the trees and palm gardens. With refreshing swimming pools and an elevated restaurant offering spectacular views, this resort provides the perfect escape from the everyday.

Dundee Beach

As a relaxed coastal town, Dundee Beach offers a unique, tranquil accommodation option. Located close to great fishing spots such as Perron Islands, Point Blaze and Finniss River, this option combines the ideal fishing spot with tropical surrounds.

Minimini Creek System

For the keen bird watcher, Minimini Creek is the perfect place to settle in for a few days. With a wide range of flora and fauna often seen here, Minimini Creek is full of life and provides the ideal spot for appreciating native wildlife.

Endyalgout Island Fishing Camp

A remote fishing destination, this option is far enough away from locally known spots to boast total seclusion (which really means - more fish!). Offering comfortable permanent tents with bedding as well as showers and flush toilets, this small campsite offers the benefits of secluded accommodation with the luxuries of town accommodation.

Daly River

The Daly River is renowned for its vast population of barramundi, as well as annual fishing competitions. Stay in a tent site, caravan site or self-contained unit accommodation, there are a wide range of options available. Read more about the Daly River.

Barramundi Fishing Darwin

Dean and his team are passionate about all types of fishing, as well as offering a range of other trips, tours and charters customised to different interests. This can include trips focused on:

  • Eco-tourism
  • Flora and fauna
  • Bird watching
  • Photography
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