1 Day
Shady Camp, Mary River

1 Day Barramundi Fishing  

Wildman Fishing Tours brings you the ultimate Barramundi fishing and wildlife experience at Shady Camp on the Mary River!

Chase wild Barramundi as well as massive Threadfin Salmon, Jewfish, Trevally, Mackeral, Mangrove Jack, Cod, and Snapper.

Our expert guide combined with a comfortable performance boat will ensure you have a great time on the water. You’ll be fishing from a 7.8m Raysea boat that was custom built to suit the conditions. She’s powered by a 250 HP Yamaha engine, features a live bait tank, and all the technology you need to find fishing hot-spots. There’s enough room for 4 guests and to add something extra for the comfort, there’s also a canopy and an esky to keep your drinks and food fresh and cold.

Whether you’re a lure fisherman, fly fisherman, or eco-adventurer, we’ve got you covered and all fishing gear is provided.


  • Tour times: Vary depending on tides, we will let you know in advance
  • Cost: $450 per person (Refreshments, lunch & transfers included)
  • Minimum 2 passengers
  • Maximum 4 passengers

If you would like to use your Tourism NT Voucher to book a 1 Day Barramundi Fishing Charter, please book through Tourism Top End, link.


7.8m Raysea boat custom built
Seats up to 6 people
Onboard shade & portable toilet

Along with tour booking conditions please ensure you understand our websites Terms & Conditions.


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You will be fishing at Shady Camp, located on the Mary River, approximately 2.5hrs drive from Darwin.

Your fishing tour will include 4WD transfers for up to 4 people to and from Shady camp on the day of fishing from Darwin CBD and surrounds.

Your pick up time will depend on the tide times and you will be notified at the time of the booking.


Self-driving to Shady Camp is easy and stress-free. After leaving the airport, you head along the Arnhem Highway, which is a long a smooth journey that will take you to the Point Stuart Road turnoff. After a short 40kms on Point Stuart Road, you will hit a graded dirt road, which you should follow for a further 10kms which then turns left and directly towards Shady Camp for another 15k. Shady Camp has free parking, camping and toilet facilities.

Google Map, Darwin to Shady Camp, link, here.

When self-driving from Darwin to Shady Camp, there are 2 petrol stations on the Arnhem Highway. The first is Corroboree Park Tavern and the second The Bark Hut Inn (check for opening date). If driving from Jabiru, we recommend refuelling before leaving as the closest petrol station is Corroboree Park Tavern. There are no petrol or store facilities at Shady Camp or close by.


For a helicopter or light aircraft transfers, both options depart from the Darwin Airport and land at Wildman Wilderness Lodge, which is approximately 40 minutes drive to Shady Camp. There is also an option to fly from Jabiru.

A helicopter from Darwin Airport to Mary River will take approximately 1 hour and light aircraft, approximately ½ hour.

Minimum passenger numbers and weight limitations apply. Additional costs apply.

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