Helifish is based in Darwin and specialises in Heli-fishing adventures tailored to suit your imagination. We operate 2 R44 helicopters capable of carrying up to 6 passengers and can cater for larger groups if required. Not only do we give you the opportunity to catch the famous Barramundi, you will experience the exciting sensation of flying in a helicopter to your remote destination. The Northern Territory and Darwin region’s brilliant landscapes and wildlife are only minutes away from your departure point and there is no better way to see it than from a helicopter.
Helifish offers a variety of Helifishing trips and tours to cater for all budgets, available time and personal preferences. The following are tailored to suit different tastes and preferences and all trips can be altered to suit your needs.
FULL DAY HELIFISHING TOUR
This is the Best full day Helifishing tour on offer and one of our most popular. If its quality Barra your’e after and amazing scenery and wildlife to experience then this is it. The full day trip is where we usually get the big ones!!
The cost based on a minimum of 2 persons is $1250.00 per person and $990.00 per person for a group of 3. Weight restrictions of 270 kgs combined apply for 3 persons.
3/4 DAY HELIFISHING TOUR
Our ¾ day trip is a great Helifishing experience. We depart around 8.30 am and usually return mid afternoon but may alter departure and return times to target the tides if it suits you. You will get around an hour and a half flying in the helicopter to and from our remote heli fishing spots over spectacular flood plains, rivers and billabongs. We will fish a variety of different locations depending on tides and time of day, giving you at least 5 hours with lines in the water.
The target fish species are Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Salmon and Cod with others often caught. We fish in billabongs, creeks and estuaries near the ocean on clear banks offering good access and crocodile safety. We supply all fishing gear , lunch, softdrinks and plenty of cool water. You will need to bring a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and a camera. Light cool sun protective clothing is recommended. Your Helifishing trip departs from MKT airfield at Noonamah which is about a 30 mins drive from Darwin City.
The cost based on a minimum of 2 persons is $1050.00 per person and $880.00 per person for a group of 3. Weight restrictions of 270 kgs combined apply for 3 persons.
1/2 DAY HELIFISHING TOUR
Our 1/2 day trip is an affordable, exciting Helifishing experience that you will really enjoy. Departure time can be arranged to suit your schedule or we can target optimum tide times. You will get about an hour flying in the helicopter to and from our remote Heli fishing spots flying out along isolated coastline, rivers and billabongs. We will fish up to 3 different locations depending on tides and time of day, giving you at least 3 hours fishing time.
The target fish species are Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Salmon and Cod with others often caught. We fish in, creeks and estuaries near the coast on clear banks offering good access and crocodile safety. We supply all your fishing gear, softdrinks and plenty of cool water. You will need to bring a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and a camera. Your Helifishing trip departs from MKT airfield at Noonamah which is about a 30 mins drive from Darwin City.
The cost based on a minimum of 2 persons is $850.00 per person and $690.00 per person for a group of 3. Weight restrictions of 270 kgs combined apply for 3 persons.
HELI REEF FISHING OUT OF TIWI ISLANDS
For an Adventurous day of Reef fishing we can take you by Helicopter to Clearwater Island Lodge for a full day of Fishing. Surrounded by pristine beauty, your fishing adventure will include experiencing spectacular clear water, coral reefs, pristine white beaches and rock-bars.
You’ll likely catch one or more of the much sought-after tropical species such as Barramundi, Threadfin Salmon, Blue Salmon, Golden Trevally, Queenfish, Golden Snapper, Mangrove Jack, Black Jewfish and many others. Price includes Return Helicopter flight, Fully guided boat and fishing gear, lunches and refreshments. We depart Darwin at sunrise and return at sunset giving you up to 9 hours on the water fishing.
The cost based on a minimum of 2 persons is $1550.00 per person and $1200.00 per person for a group of 3. Weight restrictions apply for 3 persons so please contact us for details.
2-5 DAY HELIFISHING SAFARI’S
For the Ultimate Heli-fishing experience you can’t beat a multi day Fishing Adventure. We will tailor a trip of a lifetime with options to fish all over the Northern Territory as well as seeing ever changing landscapes. You can fish the Daly river, Victoria River, Mary River, Bullo River or nearly any piece of water in the NT. We can organise to tie in boat fishing trips with operators in the NT and can accommodate you in swag or 5 star.
We are able to offer you Helifishing from the luxury of Bamurru Plains Resort where you are right next door to the famous Sampan and Tommycut creek in the Mary River system. Helifish the morning then participate in one of their numerous activities in the afternoon
Helifishing is simply accessing remote fishing spots in a helicopter and in doing so being able to see and do things that no other form of transport can offer. Firstly a flight in a helicopter for most people is one of the most amazing experiences that flying has to offer. The ability to fly slowly, hover, ascend and descend vertically are only some of the flight characteristics helicopter flight offers.
A helicopter gives you the ability to access many places that cannot be easily accessed any other way. So for fishing this gives you the ability to get to isolated and often untouched locations where the fishing can be totally brilliant and the areas are usually spectacular.
Helifishing is more than just fishing. The flight to your fishing spots will take you over some very spectacular and isolated country including vast floodplains, rivers, wetlands and billabongs. Flying in the top end of the NT offers scenery that rates up there as good as any in the country.
Due to the unparralled visibility of our R 44 helicopter your visual experience and photo opportunities are second to none particularly with the doors removed. Helifishing is suitable for all ages and children of all ages are very welcome as long as they are accompanied by an adult and supervised.
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PO Box 512 Noonamah NT 0837