From bridges and creeks to jetties and shorelines, here are the best places to cast a line in Darwin.

Stokes Hill Wharf

A great place to fish and relax, the Stokes Hill Wharf is a popular fishing spot. If the fish aren’t biting, you can always grab something from the eatery nearby.

Elizabeth River Bridge

When the tides are right, pick out the perfect spot along the Elizabeth River Bridge and bask in the beauty of the Darwin Harbour as you cast a line.

East Point Rocks

A perfect scenic location and fishing spot, the East Point Rocks are great for fishing. It’s important to know that this area is a marine sanctuary, so you can only fish with rod and reel or handline. Fish under 30cm long must be released.

Buffalo Creek

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This is a really popular spot for snagging barramundi. You can grab some snacks and bait at the nearby kiosk and settle in by the creek for a peaceful fishing experience.

Nightcliff Jetty

If you enjoy fishing in a picturesque location, you can’t pass up the Nightcliff Jetty. With views of the red sandstone cliffs and Beagle Gulf, you won’t even be mad if you don’t land a catch.

Rapid Creek Footbridge

Fish flock to this location as the nutrients from the mangroves provide marine life with a feast. This location also has a wheelchair-friendly fishing platform, perfect at a medium to high tide.

If fishing from the shore isn’t your style, why not hire a boat? There are plenty of vendors around Darwin where you can hire a boat, and we’ve got a few right here.

Hooked Up Boat Hire
Address: 10 Goy Rd, Girraween, NT 0836
If you’re after a boat to take you around the local Darwin harbour and river systems, look no further that Hooked Up Boat Hire. Their services include:

  • Self drive boat hire
  • Camping & outdoor equipment hire
  • Bait, tackle & fishing shirts, plus much more

At Hooked Up Boat Hire, you can hire everything you need at a very competitive price, so get in touch today! Find them on LocalSearch.

Outback Boat Hire
Servicing: All areas of Darwin
Whether you’re planning a fishing trip or simply want to explore Darwin’s marine landscape, Outback Boat Hire has got you covered. They provide:

  • ​Crab & cherabin pots
  • Fishing gear
  • Modern self drive & fishing boats, and more

Servicing Darwin, plus the surrounding remote and rural regions, you can trust Outback Boat Hire to provide quality service, every time. Find them on LocalSearch.