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Darwin Reef n Wrecks-Day Boat Tours

50 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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DO NOT GO

I was on the trip a while ago. The equipment and boot is good. HOWEVER, when i caught a tiny... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2015
koile
,
Bremen, Germany
Rip off and dodgy

Our full day fishing charter was cut short to half a day due to a "broken anchor". We were left... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2014
Annmaree Z
,
Cairns, Australia
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Stop Wishing Come Fishing, with Darwin Reef n Wrecks Fishing Charters. Locally owned and operated with three modern vessels. Specialising in 5hr Half Day offshore fishing, Offshore Night and Full Day Charters with daily departures. Wide range of Extended Live Aboard options from 2-5 Day Bluewater, 4 Day Barramundi, 5 Day Ultimate Barramundi and Bluewater and 5 Day Extended Live Aboard Timor Boxes Adventure. Allow us to be part of your Fishing Experience.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible33%
13 Aug 2015
“DO NOT GO”
20 Jan 2014
“Rip off and dodgy”
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50 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

I was on the trip a while ago. The equipment and boot is good. HOWEVER, when i caught a tiny reef Shark the guy removed the hook in a way the he broke the jaw. These things might happen. But then he hit the shark...More

3  Thank koile
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Reviewed 21 January 2014

Our full day fishing charter was cut short to half a day due to a "broken anchor". We were left sitting for over an hour not knowing what was happening, told we could get half a day's refund and we could possibly do some fishing...More

7  Thank Annmaree Z
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Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

My parents live in Darwin and Dad goes with these guys all the time and hasn't had a bad experience yet. My wife, mum, dad and myself had a great afternoon and caught plenty. You can't always guarantee fish I guess however we caught enough...More

1  Thank NewcastleVon
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

If you hate fishing but enjoy sitting down, having a rude captain drive you round the sea then this is the trip for you. Full day charter we managed one hour actually fishing. I have been on so many fishing charters, this is by far...More

7  Thank m100rbv
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

A group of 12 of us have just returned from a 4 day offshore fishing trip with Darwin Reef n Wrecks, we experienced some of the best weather and fishing we had ever seen. Most of us are experienced fishermen having been on other charters...More

Thank Jason B
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Reviewed 16 November 2013 via mobile

My friend and I booked to go on a half day fishing trip departing at 11.30am. The confirmation email said 11.30am and that we had to be there 10 minutes before hand to meet the skipper. We arrived at Cullen Bay at 11am and found...More

3  Thank Elliott87
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Reviewed 12 November 2013 via mobile

I can't believe I wasted $165. For this fishing charter, not a single bite all day! The 2 fish caught on the day where very small u can catch bigger fish of the beach, four and a half hours travel time 45 mins fishing, then...More

3  Thank sal c
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

Spent 4 !/4 out of 5 hour trip travelling...........Giant rip off!!!!!!!!!!!! $165.00 each. None of the anglers lost Any gear...Hard to believe we were fishing reef and wrecks. Indeed only two keeper size fish were caught by 8 anglers which included two of the crew.More

1  Thank Jim W
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Craig W, Manager at Darwin Reef n Wrecks-Day Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2013

Hi, After talking to the crew of the day, They did have a hard day of fishing , that is what happens some times when fishing. The furthest reef we travel to is 1 hour and 10 minutes travelling time away and this is pushing...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2013

the best day i have ever had from start to finish,top marks to Ben &Gabby.Everyone on board went home with a bag of fish.Gabby provided us with top brekky and lunch.the charter put the others i have been on in wa to same and am...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2013

We were told at the morning breakfast that is would be a windy day ! Well that was a understatement it was as from the skipper mouth 30 knots ! The crew Ben n gabby were doing there best but it was just to windy...More

Thank shannon77GoldCoast
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Craig W, Owner at Darwin Reef n Wrecks-Day Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2013

Hi Shannon, sorry you didn't enjoy your day out. The main reason we were the only boat out on the water is that we are the busiest fishing operator in Darwin and no one else had a trip out. When we make bookings we assume...More

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