The remote and exclusive Arnhemland Barramundi Nature Lodge is situated high on an escarpment fringe with panoramic views westward to the Liverpool and Tomkinson River Valleys near the Aboriginal community of Maningrida, approximately 300 kilometres east north east of Darwin in the Northern Territory. The Lodge offers deluxe ensuite cabin accommodation, complimentary quality beer and wine selection, while their resident master-chef excels, preparing fresh barramundi, local mud crabs and other seafood delicacies.
Accommodation options feature deluxe ensuite cabins which are comfortable and spacious, offering a taste of luxury in remote Aboriginal Arnhem Land. Arnhemland Barramundi Nature Lodge offers fully guided, world class barramundi and sportfishing safaris. Avid twitchers will love their dedicated bird watching tours with up to 250 species available including an opportunity to sight several rare and local endemics during their famous annual Bird Week events.
A winner of various NT Tourism trophies, the Lodge was also judged ‘Australia’s Best Fishing Experience’ by the prestigious international travel magazine, ‘Travelling In Australia’. The Lodge is an Australian Accredited Tourism Business and is recognised as having some of the best barramundi fishing in Australia, as well as being an unforgettable adventure experience.
Arnhemland Barramundi Nature Lodge schedules dedicated birding tours during the Top End’s ‘Dry Season’. During their annual Arnhemland Birdweek and other bird-watching tours, guests are accompanied by the lodge’s own highly-experienced, professional guides on exclusive interpretive field excursions.
Guests are transported in comfortable, four-wheel drive Landcruiser vehicles, air conditioned coaster coach and government-surveyed boats. Their highly experienced bird guides are adept at guiding you through a range of environments and different birding habitats to potentially locate up to 250 bird species that may be found within a 50 kilometre radius of the lodge.
Diverse landscapes ranging from rocky uplands, dense woodland, open savannah, remnant rainforest pockets, riverside and coastal mangroves, river flood plains, beaches, offshore islands and open marine waters support an extensive population of local, some rare and endemic species.
The highlights of these bird tours are many and varied as you encounter the local people and their culture, view the birdlife, observe local wildlife, and the experience the unique interaction in this pristine environment that you will remember for a lifetime.
Please note – indicative rate quote is per person and includes, birding tours, accommodation. All chef prepared meals, Maningrida Airport/Lodge courtesy transfers, laundry service.
From $2480 to $10050
Your adventure begins after a one hour flight from Darwin. On arrival their accredited experienced staff will greet you at the airport for transfer to the Lodge or escort you to partake in your first day’s fishing pristine Arnhem Land waters.
Their fishing tours are diverse and range from lure casting snag filled creeks for chrome sided barramundi to sensational surface feeding ocean species such as lightning quick Spanish mackerel and acrobatic queenfish.
Arnhemland Barramundi Nature Lodge personally guide you through a piscatorial paradise where you can explore untamed rivers, hidden creeks, mysterious inland lagoons and beautiful coral islands as you search for the fish of your dreams.
Please note – indicative rate quoted is cost per person and includes, fully guided fishing and birding tours, deluxe ensuite cabin or safari tent accommodation. All chef prepared meals, complimentary beer and wine, Maningrida Airport/Lodge air conditioned courtesy transfers, laundry service and fishing tackle on a replace if lost or broken basis.