The Northern Territory is an unrivalled fishing destination with huge tidal rivers, scenic inland billabongs, mangrove-lined estuaries and a picturesque coastline. Its vast networks of waterways offer a variety of world-class fishing options.

There are loads of fishing hot spots throughout the Territory’s Top End, all set in picturesque natural landscapes. They are well serviced by a range of tourist facilities along with expert fishing guides, accommodation, and services such as fuel, food, repairs and supplies. You can hire a boat or bring your own, take a fully guided fishing safari, stay at a remote fishing lodge or charter a mothership, or even throw in a line from a wharf or jetty – every type of angler and every type of fishing experience is catered for in the NT.

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  • Some of the many fishing spots in the Top End

Shady camp
Dundee beach
daly river
Tiwi Islands
Bathurst Island
Yellow water
east alligator river
groote eylandt
roper river
victoria river

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