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Barramundi, Reef and Fly Fishing charters based in Darwin exploring the Northern Territory. Live aboard mothership, half day and full day charters. From first time families to world record chasers,Barramundi to mud crabs, we've got you covered!
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Darwin, Northern Territroy, Australia 6 Bennett St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 417 272 871
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All reviews mackerel shoal bay shady camp coral trout golden snapper great teacher detailed knowledge mud crab awesome guide half day tour mary river a lot of fun great trip glenn lures mates barra
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

My girlfriend got me a full day of fishing for my birthday and it was such an awesome day. Went with a friend of mine, there was one other person one the boat. Nice size boat; big enough for comfort but small enough to get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank carowarne
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Had a great days fly fishing with Glen from Barefoot Fishing Safaris around the Shoal Bay Area. Managed my first Barra on Fly 😃. Glenn had great knowledge of the area and the tactics needed to catch Barra on fly. I would recommend anyone looking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JoeF2533
Glenn W, Owner at Barefoot Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thanks Joe, I had a blast as well! Some of the follows and takes of those Barra were amazing!

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend Glenn and the Barefoot fishing safari. We spent the day fishing in various locations chasing the school of fish, and then pulled up our mud crab nets. Glenn filletted the fish and cleaned the mud crabs for us. Overall was a good time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Glenn W, Owner at Barefoot Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks very much for the feedback Amy! It was a fun trip, love those macs!

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We took a group of 8 kids out in two boats for a half day tour in anticipation we would catch mud crabs and do a bit of fishing. Glenn and Simone were fantastic with the kids. Everyone went away very happy and hoping to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ChrisTaylerNT
Glenn W, Owner at Barefoot Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thanks Christine, it was a great morning. Loved the kids, so much fun.

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Spent the day out with my best mate (who has never fished before) and Watty. Had a fantastic time, he was so patient and was a great teacher. She got her first fish and was so happy. Would definitely recommend anyone to have a go...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LouiseT1279
Glenn W, Owner at Barefoot Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thanks louise, would love to see you guys again🍻🎣

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic day fishing for Barra and whatever else came our way. Caught my first (and second) Barra ever and plenty of other fish. Glenn is a great bloke and excellent guide. Every part of it was great. Met three mad blokes from Melbourne...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Glenn W, Owner at Barefoot Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thanks so much Graeham, it was a pisser of a trip. Appreciate the kind words very much. Safe travels back south. Hope to see you again. GW

Reviewed 27 April 2018

3 mates and I flew up from Perth for a 4 day mix trip with Glenn. He was a fantastic host and good company, as well as arranging for us to be fed and watered and slicing up perfect sashimi and numus, each day. He...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Glenn W, Owner at Barefoot Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thanks so much Gary, loved seeing you again. Glad you had a good time. I’ve matched the amazing victory point wines you left with a sand palms steak and they are soo good. Don’t be too scared to bring the girls next year, they might...More

Reviewed 22 April 2018

Had an absolutely fantastic trip with a few mates. Glen was an awesome guide with a good sense of humour. Worked hard to put us on fish and his depth of knowledge and willingness to pass on tips was outstanding. I learnt a great deal...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great day with Watty and some other experienced guests, Pete, Trevor and Barry. I’m a novice and Watty was a very patient teacher and a great guide. The boys smashed some big dogs today. I would highly recommend this operation for a beginner...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kym D
Glenn W, Owner at Barefoot Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thanks Kym, you did really well mate, glad you had fun. We found a good number of fish again today including a very nice 98cm barra!

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We were a couple travelling from north coast NSW to fish for three days with Barefoot Fishing Safaris out of Shady Camp on the Mary River with the one of the NT’s best guides Glenn Watt. Nothing was too much trouble for this fishing guru,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Glenn W, General Manager at Barefoot Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks Kerry and David! I had a blast with you guys as well. Love to see you again soon.

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