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Darwin's Barra Base

2 Todd Crescent | Malak NT, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
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Darwin's Barra Base
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Ranked #5 of 20 Darwin B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Darwin, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had interstate visitors who flew in from Queensland for a day's fishing with Darwin's Barra Base - Confirmed 3 days prior and told they would go to Shady Camp as the fish were biting. Got up at 5 o'clock for the pick up which never came. When they eventually got hold of someone from Barra Base she was dismissive... More 

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Barra_Base, Front Office Manager at Darwin's Barra Base, responded to this review

My sincerest apologies about what happened! The guide for the day had forgotten he had a trip and by the time he was ready to go your guests were understandably very upset and had already given up. No excuses, this should never happen. Again, we are very very sorry. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fortunate to be in a group of 12 Victorian fishermen at Dundee Beach NT Barra Base guides Allan,Rohan & Peter's expertise and experience of times,tides & areas allowed us to target all species with great success enough fish after 3 days allowed catch & release Barra for last 2 days

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Barra_Base, Front Office Manager at Darwin's Barra Base, responded to this review

It certainly was a great safari. Thank you for choosing Darwin's Barra Base! More 

Torquay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Drawings Barra Base trip was great with expertise of the guides, everything organised and supplied for us. Knowledge of the area and the variety of species was key to our trips success. We were able to bring home a box of fish each as well as releasing fish that we did not need.

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Kyabram
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great trip. Bagged out on all species chased. Allan, Rohan and Peter went to great lengths to make it a trip of a lifetime. Caught enough fish in 3 days to allow us to sport fish for barra on last 2.

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst we struck a day when the weather had turned against us and fishing conditions weren't that great, our host, Allan Beales,did his utmost to extend our time to ensure an outcome of sorts. His knowledge of this fishing areas and conditions were second to none - he made the most out of a difficult situation and we all had... More 

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Kyabram, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Alan, Rohan and Peter were sensational, great blokes and great guides. The fishing was fantastic, we bagged out after three days and so catch and release for the last two days, how good is that. Everything went to plan and we took home a box of fillets per person. Dundee Beach Lodge was great and very comfortable. Great trip all... More 

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Barra_Base, Front Office Manager at Darwin's Barra Base, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! All the guides had a great time as well! More 

Rowville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an experience.12 blokes from Vic heading North to Dundee Beach with Darwin Barra Base. The transport, boats and fishing gear fantastic. Our guide Peter exceptional, the fishing out of this world.

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Gosford, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would not use Barr a base again rudeness of guide difficult getting on and off boat had to climb up on milk crates Stuck both days loosing fishing time lunch was great and meals and accomodation at wilderness lodge great Disappointing bucket list caught salmon no barrumundi From booking till day 2 of safaris nothing went right I DEFINITELY wouldn't... More 

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Barra_Base, Front Office Manager at Darwin's Barra Base, responded to this review

Dear Judy H, We are very sorry to hear that you have been disappointed with your fishing safari. We sincerely try to make sure that all of our clients’ needs are met and that they are comfortable during their stay with us. The majority of the feedback our guides get from clients is extremely positive regardless of their age or... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our 6 day fishing Safari was a once of a lifetime Adventure, and it was bloody fantastic. My son and I had Jason and Alan as our guides and they were excellent couldn't do enough for us we both caught large Jew fish and metre long Barra. The mother ship was well organised by Ken and his cooking was excellent.... More 

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Barra_Base, Front Office Manager at Darwin's Barra Base, responded to this review

Hi Mark J, Happy to hear that you've had an awesome trip! Looking forward to seeing you again! More 

Cohuna, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

our 3 day barra safari trip to shady camp was the best fishing trip we have ever been on, our guide Jason took us to a inlet to the flood plains where these barra were chasing mullet,on the surface, flicking lures over these swirls we landed heaps of barra up to a metre. our trip was well organised and a... More 

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Thank you for choosing Darwin's Barra Base and taking the time to write such a nice review! Looking forward to having you again. More 

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