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About Hook-A-Barra
Nestled in the beautiful Daintree rainforest, Daintree Saltwater Barramundi Farm has been producing Australia's best hand-reared Barramundi for over a decade. Barramundi is a unique Australian delicacy, but it's also a fantastic sporting fish, beloved of anglers worldwide. Our Recreation Centre offers the challenge of Barramundi fishing to members of the public ! Come and test your angling skills against Australia's most iconic fish. Tackle & bait are provided, as is guidance from our expert staff !
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A chance to catch one of Queensland's most iconic fish... if you can!
Fun for all the family.
The perfect activity to do on your way to or from the Daintree
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited today and my husband had great fun in landing two Barra, one 89 cm and the other 70 cm. There was also the ‘big one’ that got away and narrowly escaped landing. Both were returned to the water after photos. The staff couldn’t...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank jjballina
Reviewed October 7, 2019

Came here for 4 hours last Friday with my partner. Managed to catch about 5 gigantic fish each. It was my first time fishing and now I am hooked (excuse the pun). We will be back next year .

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JenniferW5844
Reviewed September 29, 2019 via mobile

Took my daughter here for an hour and she caught 5 fish. She had a great time and the staff were super helpful and made sure the fish were handled properly. Unfortunately dad couldn’t get any of the big fish and was tempted to pay...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank FellowTraveler618176
Reviewed September 26, 2019 via mobile

Our family came here today , including 2 teenage daughters . We found the staff all to be super helpful and attentive and were determined for us all to catch a fish . The fishing was a little slow at first but they guided us...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank shimmer5
Reviewed September 1, 2019 via mobile

The best fishing fun for all the family. We took family from the UK, including young children and absolute beginner anglers!! So exciting when the little ones keep pulling in barras from the first few minutes. Would recommend to anyone, young or old, it won’t...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank lovelyleish
Reviewed July 29, 2019

After I had my first trip here during a P&O cruise I had such a good time that I said to myself if I ever got a chance to come back I would. Second visit was as good as the first, The Lady [Narda] who...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank hoppy198
Reviewed July 20, 2019

Visited Hook a Barra twice on our holiday and it was very enjoyable. Got a nice 82cm fish on fly and then the kids did well in a different pond on soft plastics. Staff are helpful and generous in their timing.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Rick P
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Saw this place on the way to Cape Tribulation and said we would stop on the way back to Palm Cove and it didn’t disappoint. After flicking lures for 30 minutes I went to bait and caught a Barra about 90cm long. The staff were...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 632ChrisB
Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

I've never had the chance to catch a barra before because im from VIC. This place is brilliant. Top quality fishing gear provided and the lovely fella running the place was extremely helpful. Whilst we didn't have much luck on the really big Barra's dam....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Scott D
Hook-A-Barra, Public Relations Manager at Hook-A-Barra, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2019

Thanks Scott for visiting us at Hook-A-Barra and bringing the whole family out to enjoy the thrill of catching a Barramundi. We look forward to seeing you all on your return visit and getting you the really big one for you.

Reviewed May 14, 2019 via mobile

We have been back twice now and love it. Last trip to cairns we caught a few small ones but this time around we caught 1 of the biggest of the week and got our names on the board 92cm!! The staff do their best...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AshleighBen
Hook-A-Barra, Public Relations Manager at Hook-A-Barra, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2019

Thanks Ashleigh and Ben for returning to Hook-A-Barra and leaving us a review - you made our day! We'll aim to get you in the Metre Club next visit, meanwhile you are still on the board. Congratulations!

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