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World famous for the quality and size of catch and the variety available, East Arnhem waters offer a bounty for keen anglers whether they are experienced or just a beginner trying their luck. Noteworthy species caught in the region include Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Dhufish, Red Emperor, Spanish Mackerel and for those keen on a challenge, Blue Marlin and Sailfish.

There are various boat ramp facilities available for those with their own boats. Otherwise contact one of our friendly local charters to take you out for an experience of a lifetime! East Arnhem’s crystal clear waters provide the perfect opportunity to get out on the water and explore the unspoiled reefs, estuaries and remote islands we have on offer.


Australian Sportsfishing Charters

Australian Sportsfishing Charters offer multi-day fishing charters in East Arnhem Land, providing you with an angling experience of a lifetime. The pristine areas in remote East Arnhem Land boast a number of fish species. While the barramundi fishing is exceptionally good in the estuaries, headlands and creeks, there is also the opportunity to catch fingermark, golden trevallys, mangrove jacks, estuary cod, salmon, barracuda and many more. The nearby Wessel or English Company Islands offer a spe...

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Bremer Island Cruises

Bremer Island Cruises is owned and operated by Helen and Trevor from Banubanu Beach Retreat. Operating from Gove Harbour, Bremer Island Cruises offers Day Tours and Sunset Cruises around Gove Harbour and to Banubanu Beach Retreat on Bremer Island. Bremer Island Cruises operates using a 10 metre aluminium mono hull boat, Snubfin, that can carry up to 25 passengers.  Whether you are looking at getting out on the water and spending a day at Banubanu Beach Retreat or are simply looking to...

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Dhipirri Barra and Sportfishing Lodge

Dhipirri Barra and Sportfishing Lodge offers a high-quality fishing experience in the remote expanse of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. Dhipirri provides anglers with all levels of experience with a once in a lifetime opportunity to chase the mighty barramundi as well as a wide range of pelagics, all within close proximity to the Lodge. Dhipirri Lodge is located approximately 350 kilometres north-east of Darwin, with Milingimbi and Ramingining the nearest local communities. The Lodge’s...

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East Arnhem Fishing Adventures

Embark on a fishing adventure like no other with East Arnhem Fishing Adventures, providing personalised fishing experiences which guarantee to thrill beginners and experienced anglers alike. Their strong understanding of the region and its ever-changing conditions allows them to take you to the right spot at the right time, every time. East Arnhem Fishing Adventures will connect you with pristine nature and show you the serenity of having the Gulf waters to yourself, distracted only by the teem...

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Gove Sports Fishing and Diving

Enjoy a trip over the reefs or a deep sea fishing tour with the stunning East Arnhem Land coastline as your backdrop. With Gove Sports Fishing and Diving, you will target a variety of fish species including Barramundi Cod, Mackerel, Coral Trout, Red Emperor, Golden Snapper, Jew Fish and Queenfish. This area is one of the least fished in Australia and can offer you the most unique fishing experience from Nhulunbuy. Gove Sports Fishing Charter packages range from half day to seven days. If y...

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Gove Tackle and Outdoors

Gove Tackle and Outdoors is a locally owned retail outlet located next to Woolworths in Nhulunbuy town centre. Catering to the fisher people of Nhulunbuy and the surrounding areas, they are a one-stop shop for all your fishing, hunting, diving and camping needs. As well as providing excellent service and great advice on all things fishing, Gove Tackle and Outdoors is the booking agent for Gove Boat Hire. Opening Hours Monday to Friday: 8am–5:30pm Saturday: 8am–2pm Sunday: closed ...

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Groote Eylandt Sports Fishing

Groote Eylandt Sports Fishing offers multi-day fishing charters using the latest Shimano equipment and a selection of specific terminal tackle. Target blue water species like Sailfish, Spanish mackerel and Golden snapper, on beautiful 25 foot Keywest Bluewater vessels, powered by twin 150 horse power Yamahas. Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria offers some of the most diverse fishing grounds in the world, including some 300 square kilometres of prime, virtually unfished water. Four main a...

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Nomad Fishing Tours

Nomad Fishing Tours is owned and operated by Helen and Trevor from Banubanu Beach Retreat. Nomad Fishing Tours provide for every skill and experience level and supply fishing tackle, bottled water, bait, ice and sunscreen. Nomad Fishing Tours offers half day or full day charters leaving from Nhulunbuy or Bremer Island. Climb aboard and get to see for yourself why the meeting of the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Arafura Sea is one of the world’s top fishing destinations.

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R & G Charters

R&G Charters prides themselves on providing the best fishing experience for their guests. Whether a first-timer or a pro, R & G Charters are committed to providing the best customer service, local knowledge, and quality catering to make your next fishing charter a memory to last a lifetime. No trip to Nhulunbuy is complete without getting on the world’s most beautiful harbour. R&G Charters will take you in a small group or private charter to the best fishing spots on the Gove Peni...

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Wildcard Luxury Cruises

East Arnhem Land and the remote Wessel Islands may be just a dot on the Australian map, but the Wildcard family have spent over 40 years exploring this pristine area, which is rich in Yolŋu culture and past exploratory history, seafood abounds and the fishing is unparalleled. Come and experience the wild and untamed scenery of East Arnhem Land in complete luxury. Guests and groups will enjoy a bespoke adventure with all meals, light beverages, accommodation, permits and use of fishing and adve...

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