Kakadu – Run Off Barra Fishing

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Get away from the rat race for a while on an Extended Run Off Barramundi Fishing Tour.

Operating Barramundi fishing tours in Kakadu National Park is limited to a small amount of permitted Fishing Tour Operators. These permits are granted by parks Australia ensuring that both the operators confirm to all requirments of the park and that presure on the river is limited ensuring great fishing for years to come.

The vast flood plains of Kakadu feed into two great rivers, the East & South Alligator Rivers. Both Rivers are easily accesable from your acomodation and produce sensational Barramundi fishing during the Run Off months.

As well as top class Barramundi fishing the reefs just out from the mouth of the South Alligator River are home to Black Jew Fish and Golden Snapper.


Accommodation is the very comfortable Aurora Kakadu Resort. Air-conditioned rooms, bar, bistro, restaurant and shady swimming pool are all there to great you after a hard day fighting Top End Barra.

Target Species

Barramundi, but you may also chase Jewfish, Golden Snapper and Salmon to name a few.


South Alligator River & East Alligator River

Minimum numbers

Minimum of two is required. Larger groups can be catered for.


March – May


This tour is available from two to 7 days.


You will be collected from your Darwin accommodation/airport before sunrise and will be transferred to your fishing location. On the final day, you will be returned to your accommodation by approx 5pm.


  • Transfers in four-wheel drive tour vehicle
  • All fishing gear supplied on a replace if lost or damaged basis
  • Lunches, morning tea, breakfasts and cooked dinners whilst on tour
  • Accommodation whilst on tour
  • Light refreshments
  • special dietary requirements catered for

What to Bring

  • Personal Toiletries
  • Any Medication
  • Wide brimmed hat
  • Cool light clothing, Long sleeves and pants are recommended
  • Polarized sunglasses
  • 30+ sunscreen
  • Camera/Video Camera with plenty of film
  • Insect repellent
  • Alcohol


from $650.00 per person per day

Last modified: April 10, 2017