Prices

General Information about all our charters

  • To book a charter in your own right (i.e. picking your charter type and charter dates) you need a party with a minimum of four people – the per-person rates provided below are based on four people.
  • If you are a party of less than four people, we also have scheduled charters which any person can join.
  • Our prices do not include, nor do we book, air flights – however we are happy to provide you with information to assist in booking flights.
  • We recommend that you take our travel insurance – you may wish to consider AIG Insurance options.
  • We provide tackle and equipment for all trips on a replaced if damaged of lost basis, however you are welcome to bring your own gear if that is your preference.
  • For an additional cost we offer a service to freeze and pack your fish ready for your flight the next day (and will deliver to your accommodation). Let us know in advance so we can ensure you take your best catch home!

Day Charters

CHARTER TYPE DETAILS PRICE
Half Day (AM only)
6 hrs (7am – 1pm)
Includes skipper/guide, bait, ice, tackle
& bottled water. Snacks not included.
$245 per person
Full Day
10 hrs (7am – 4:45pm)
Includes skipper/guide, bait, ice, lunch,
tackle & bottled water.
$345 per person
Exclusive Private Charter
10 hrs (7am – 4:45pm)
(max 6 / min 4 anglers)
Inclusive skipper/guide, bait, ice,
tackle, lunch & bottled water.
$2,100 (total daily rate)

Town Packages

  • On these packages, you stay each night in Gove (Nhulunbuy) Accommodation (either the Walkabout Lodge or Gove Peninsula Motel) and fish each day from there.
  • All packages include one free day in Gove so you can explore the local area. Check out the famous Art Gallery, Buku-Larrngay Mulka at Yirrkala, take a self-guided walk at Gagngaru (Town Lagoon) or explore Dhimurru Recreational Areas by four-wheel drive.
  • These packages suit Anglers who like creature comforts!
CHARTER TYPE DETAILS PRICE
Angling Adventure – 2 full days fishing + 4 nights Gove
Accommodation (twin share) + 1 free day to explore local area
Gove Peninsula Motel
Walkabout Lodge (incl. b/f)
$ 2,140
$ 2,140
Angling Escape – 3 full days fishing + 5 nights Gove
Accommodation (twin share) + 1 free day to explore the local area
Gove Peninsula Motel
Walkabout Lodge (incl. b/f)
$ 2,403
$ 2,403
Angling Explorer – 4 full days fishing + 6 nights Gove
Accommodation (twin share) + 1 free day to explore the local area
Gove Peninsula Motel
Walkabout Lodge (incl. b/f)
$ 2,767
$ 2,767
Angling Discovery – 5 full days fishing + 7 nights Gove
Accommodation (twin share) + 1 free day to explore the local area
Gove Peninsula Motel
Walkabout Lodge (incl. b/f)
$ 3,184
$ 3,184

Note: Meals and beverages consumed in Gove Accommodation is excluded (except for breakfast when staying at the Walkabout Lodge). Whilst on our boat, ice, lunch and bottled water is included. Transfers to and from the airport are included in the above prices.

 Island Safari Packages – Arnhem Land Guided Fishing Safaris

  • On these packages, you stay each night on our Wigram Island Retreat. Our pricing options also include safaris which include accommodation in Gove (Nhulunbuy) Accommodation (either the Walkabout Lodge or Gove Peninsula Motel) the night before and after your charter (and are recommended).
  • Our permanent campsite on Wigram Island is beachside offering twin share accommodation with comfortable full sized single beds. We have flushing toilets and fresh water showers. We have a permanent kitchen on site and offer beachside marquee for dinner and sitting with friends/family having a few drinks.
  • These packages suit Anglers who want the ultimate fishing adventure and the experience of staying on a pristine and untouched island.Special Island Deal
CHARTER TYPE DETAILS PRICE
Island Special – 2 days fishing + 1 night on our Wigram Island Retreat + 2 nights in Gove Accommodation (night before & after charter) Wigram Island Retreat only
with Gove Accommodation
$ 1,850
$ 2,194
Island Breaker – 3 days fishing + 2 nights on our Wigram Island Retreat + 2 nights in Gove Accommodation (night before & after charter) Wigram Island Retreat only
with Gove Accommodation
$ 2,645
$ 3,016
Island Adventurer – 4 days fishing + 3 nights on our Wigram Island Retreat + 2 nights in Gove Accommodation (night before & after charter) Wigram Island Retreat only
with Gove Accommodation
$ 3,233
$ 3,615
Island Explorer – 5 days fishing + 4 nights on our Wigram Island Retreat + 2 nights in Gove Accommodation (night before & after charter) Wigram Island Retreat only
with Gove Accommodation
$ 3,677
$ 4,076
Island Discovery – 6 days fishing + 5 nights on our Wigram Island Retreat + 2 nights in Gove Accommodation (night before & after charter) Wigram Island Retreat only
with Gove Accommodation
$ 4,218
$ 4,632
Island Ultimate Safari – 7 days fishing + 6 nights on our Wigram Island Retreat + 2 nights in Gove Accommodation (night before & after charter) Wigram Island Retreat only
with Gove Accommodation
$ 4,849
$ 5,150

Note: All meals and accommodation on Wigram Island are included. Meals and beverages consumed in Gove Accommodation is excluded (except for breakfast when staying at the Walkabout Lodge). Whilst on our boat, ice, lunch and bottled water is included. Transfers to and from the airport are included in the above prices. The region has a liquor permit system, we will pre-purchase alcohol for you and load onto the boat, and we will charge you cost price (that’s it, there is no additional fee for providing this service). You can pay us on the day you arrive or via internet banking a couple of days before you arrive. Please email your orders to us 1 week prior to your trip. Canned Beer only (we like to keep our glass waste to a minimum), Spirits in bottles accepted. Please bring your own soft drink for Spirit Mixers.

Travel Information

  • By Road: To travel the Central Arnhem Road requires travel through many Aboriginal Homelands and permits are required. There is no cost for this permit but a permit is necessary to preserve the area and monitor the numbers on the track. The Northern Land Council issue these permits.
  • Flying: Our prices do not include, nor do we book, air flights – however we are happy to provide you with information to assist in your booking flights. AirNorth operate return services from Darwin to Gove and Cairns to Gove 6 days a week (Sunday to Friday). The airline are partners with Qantas airways which allows you to book flights direct with Qantas and redeem Qantas Frequent Flyer points on all AirNorth services. We recommend that you book your flights through Qantas.

 

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To book a charter in your own right (i.e. picking your charter type and charter dates) you need a party with a minimum of four people.

 

About Gove Sports Fishing Charters

Our staff are highly experienced holding a variety of qualifications to ensure your visit is safe and enjoyable. We specialise in fishing charters from Nhulunbuy – join us for an angling adventure of a life-time!

  • Fully qualified skippers
  • NT Accredited Tour Operator
  • Radio Operators Certification
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Aussie Host Accreditation

Our skippers’ expert navigation skills and broad local knowledge of the areas enables you to experience some spectacular scenery on your Wilderness Fishing Safari.

Guests are guided on beach combing expeditions, bush tracks to explore, reef life abounding with tropical fish and corals, plus some special surprises that the area holds at every turn.

We are a member of the East Arnhem Land Tourist Association and the Tourism Top End Association, and we abide to the code of ethics of these organisations.