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Cobourg Fishing Safaris

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Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8927 5500
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Bucket list experience.

I used to go fishing with my mates to Cobourd in old four wheel drives and 12 foot tinnies. That... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
mdpb2017
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Darwin, Australia
AMAZING one of a kind spot in paradise, a must see & do experience

The place is absolutely stunning and very well set up. The dining / communal area is fantastic... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
975garryh
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Melbourne, Australia
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Heralded as one of the best fishing destinations in Australia, the remote Cobourg Peninsula is only an hour's flight from Darwin. Cobourg Fishing Safaris offer fly in/fly out fishing charters based from Cobourg Coastal Camp. Catering for just 1 fishing group at a time they offer a very exclusive fishing experience.
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Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

I used to go fishing with my mates to Cobourd in old four wheel drives and 12 foot tinnies. That was 35 years ago. I just spent 3 days with my now adult son fishing with Hugh from the venture holidays base at port Essington....More

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VentureNorthAus, Owner at Cobourg Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2017

It was a pleasure to have you guys come out fishing with us. Great to hear you loved the camp and the fishing of course! Thanks very much for the review, we look forward to seeing you back at Cobourg soon :)

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

The place is absolutely stunning and very well set up. The dining / communal area is fantastic, really well set up and well stocked with interesting books and all the tech needs you’d want to play music and charge up a phone. The shower's and...More

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VentureNorthAus, Owner at Cobourg Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2017

Hi Garry, thanks so much for your detailed review, it is much appreciated. So happy to hear you guys had such a good time! It was our pleasure. Look forward to your next fishing adventure with us soon :)

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We recently headed out with Cobourg Fishing Safaris on their 4 day/4 night package. Their camp accommodation was excellent, the food delicious and most importantly the fishing was unreal! We caught over 50 species of fish over the 4 days including my PB a 1.4m...More

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VentureNorthAus, Owner at Cobourg Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2017

G'Day Bob, thanks very much for your review and for coming out fishing with us this year. Great to hear you got a PB, hope you can do it again one day soon ;) Take care until then

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Just back from a fabulous 4 night fishing trip with the team at Cobourg Fishing Safaris. What an amazing time we had. All types and sizes of fish and a great selection of waters to fish from. We fished in open blue water, in the...More

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CobourgFS, Owner at Cobourg Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks so much for coming our fishing with us and great to hear you had such a good time!! Thank you also for taking the time to review our product, it is much appreciated :) See you next time!

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

No words come close to describing the fishing at the remote Cobourg Peninsula with Hugh and Travis (fishing guides). Some of the species we caught; Trevalley, Jew, Fingermark, Barrimundi, Cod, Flathead, Queenfish, Tuna, Salmon and Mackeral. The highlight for me was fishing with poppers over...More

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CobourgFS, Owner at Cobourg Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

It was our pleasure Alex! Thank you very much for your detailed review and we are stoked to hear you had such a good fishing trip with us! See you again soon we hope ;)

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

A group of 4 of us (born in the 50's and 60's) went on the Cobourg Fishing Safari trip in mid June and had a pretty positive trip that we all enjoyed. Having been on quite a number of similar trips in the past with...More

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CobourgFS, Owner at Cobourg Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review and for fishing with us recently. Great to hear you enjoyed the trip and loved all the special little things that makes a visit to Cobourg Coastal Camp so unique. Hope to see you all again on day...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

We were the first group for the season on 2017. Upon our arrival in Darwin mother nature decided to throw in a big tropical low for us. As a result, we got the dreaded call saying our trip of a lifetime will be on hold...More

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CobourgFS, Owner at Cobourg Fishing Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

It was our pleasure to host you all and we appreciate your understanding with the weather. We are very happy it all worked out so well in the end and the fishing, camp and overall experience ticked all the boxes for you! See you again...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

The overall experience was excellent. Fishing was outstanding and well prepared and very good skippers and boats. Camp site, the new tents and views and meals were of top quality. One of the best fishing trips I have experienced!

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

The four of us climbed into a small Cessna and flew an hour from Darwin to the Terriitory's northerner most point, collected by 4wd and driven to the camp. Luxury permanent raised tents on a small cliff top overlooking the water. We walked, fished, toured...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

As a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children 10 & 4) we charted a full day fishing and cultural tour with Cobourg Fishing Safaris. It was GREAT and certainly a highlight of our trip to the Northern Territory (NT)! In truth, once we...More

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Response from Kenya_J121 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We went reef fishing so my experience with Barra is in eating, not catching. Check with them. We traveled in a group of 6 and paid $600 per person for the day. But again, I would call them. Have fun
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