Yellow Water Fishing Tour

Half Day
Kakadu, Northern Territory
Culture & Fishing
April to November
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Try your luck at catching one of the territory's famous barramundi with a three hour fishing experience in Kakadu National Park. Your experienced fishing guide will help you perfect your cast and you'll be on your way to the ultimate catch.

This tour operates from April to November each year. Private fishing charters available upon request all year round.


Kakadu National Park. Nearly 20,000 square kilometres, Kakadu National Park is a World Heritage listing renowned for both its cultural and natural values covering nearly 20,000km². Located 3 hours’ drive from Darwin.

What to expect

Venture out on a 3 hour three hour fishing experience on Yellow Water Billabong or Home Billabong (during the wet season.)

With all equipment provided, plus an experienced fishing guide to help you perfect your cast you'll be on your way to the ultimate catch.

Sit back and relax on our customised fishing boat with partial shade canopy and casting deck.

If you end up catching a fair sized fish, you've the option to have our chefs cook it up for you, or leave it to fight another day.

Kakadu Tourism

Kakadu Tourism is an Indigenous owned collection of Kakadu wetland cruises, 4WD Kakadu tours, cultural experiences and Kakadu accommodation. It is the largest collection of facilities catering to tourism in Kakadu and is focused on positive Indigenous outcomes.

What is included

This experience operates most of the year, weather permitting.

In compliance with Kakadu National Park regulation, fishing is with lures only.

Our experienced guides will assist you through casting and netting; the tour is suitable for both novices and the experienced.

Our dedicated fishing boat has a casting deck, seating, partial shade and cold water provided on board.

Please note this tour may not be suitable for children under the age of 6


  • Experienced guides
  • Gear
  • Water

Cold water is available on board for your convenience.

Meeting point

Cooinda Lodge Bus Stop, Kakadu Hwy, Kakadu NT. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to cruise departure. The bus stop is located opposite reception and is well sign posted.

What to bring

  • Make sure you have your camera ready to get an Insta-worthy pic of the fish you might catch and this incredible landscape with the bountiful wildlife.
  • Bring some water, a hat and sunscreen. Insect repellent is recommended.
  • Dress comfortably as we are famous for our warm days
  • Please remember to carry your Kakadu National Park Pass.