1 Day
Shady Camp, Mary River

Family Fishing Adventure

A family adventure on the water learning to fish with the kids will create memories for a lifetime. Not only will you spot the many crocodiles and amazing birdlife in this area, but also learn how to lure fish with our professional guide.

Choose your lucky colour from our large selection of quality lures and watch as your guide secures it and teaches you how to cast.

The abundance of Barramundi and other small fish in this river ensures a good opportunity for everyone to experience the thrill of catching their very own fish.

Our luxury boat with all the safety gear and professional fishing guide will ensure you have the perfect day on the water.


  • Tour times: Vary depending on tides, we will let you know in advance
  • Cost: $1,650 per family (includes )
  • Drinks and refreshments, including healthy snacks for the little ones
  • Transfers from Darwin
  • Minimum 2 passengers
  • Maximum 4 passengers (see T’s & C’s re transport)


7.8m Raysea boat custom-built
Seats up to 4 people
Onboard shade & portable toilet

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Choose from the following destinations

Shady Camp, located on the Mary River, approximately 2.5hrs drive from Darwin.
Corroboree Billabong, located on the Mary River, approximately 1.5hrs from Darwin.
Finniss River, located approximately 1.5hrs drive from Darwin.

Your fishing tour will include 4WD transfers for up to 6 people to and from your fishing destination, leaving 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 Corroboree Billabong is easy and stress-free. After leaving the airport, head along the Arnhem Highway, which is a long a smooth journey. Turn off at the Corroboree Tavern sign, and your guide will meet you here and transfer you a short-distance away to where you will be fishing.

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.

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

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