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HeliFish - Day Tours

#14 of 47 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Darwin Features Animals
| MKT Airfield, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 408 872 212
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My husband and I did the Helefish tour in Darwin to celebrate his 60th Birthday. We had seen it at... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
debraharry57
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Adelaide, Australia
Fishing trip

Well worth the money! Great guide and equipment - caught dozens of Barra. The only bad thing was... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
traveller_steph7
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Sydney, Australia
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Helifish specialises in helicopter fishing tours to remote areas of the NT and targets the iconic Barramundi. Our tours are so much more than just a fishing trip with your Helicopter flight taking you over and to some of the best landscapes in the NT and you will see a huge variety of wildlife. We offer a range of sight seeing tours as well to iconic locations like Litchfield National Park and Kakadu
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| MKT Airfield, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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+61 408 872 212

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I did the Helefish tour in Darwin to celebrate his 60th Birthday. We had seen it at the boat show and we were hoping it was going to be the highlight of our trip. We were disappointed. The scenery was great but...More

Thank debraharry57
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth the money! Great guide and equipment - caught dozens of Barra. The only bad thing was that it had to end! Highly recommend.

Thank traveller_steph7
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Fantastic day with our excellent pilot Ryan. He really knows what his stuff. Second time we've been with Ryan and we would definitely go with him again.

Thank Jade-B-QLD
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I was so unbelievably stoked when I had a phone call from the NT News announcing I had won the "Hook, Line and Sinker" competition last month. To be perfectly honest, we would have probably purchased the tour in the future if we hadn't won...More

Thank MadelyneMusgrave
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

What a great experience. Our tour guide gave us a great insight to the area and took us to some great spots. Not many fish but didn't matter at all. Best thing we did in Darwin.

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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went helifishing and it was a fantastic day out. Our guide Tim was great, with plenty of gear and lots of local knowledge. He flew us to some amazing places, so we got to see plenty of the local wildlife, crocs,...More

Thank sunlovin73
Mark R, Owner at HeliFish - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Thanks so much for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed our tour experience. Looking forward to taking you out again sometime. cheers Mark

Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Even though we didn't catch fish, not through lack of trying though - we had the best time. The guide/pilot was extremely professional. Would absolutely recommend this to anyone wanting to see remote fishing in Australia and especially the Top End.More

Thank lureinn
Mark R, Owner at HeliFish - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2016

Thank you for reviewing the tour and it is good that the experience was great even though the Barra were not cooperative on your day out. It is disappointing when they are off the bite but it is one aspect of fishing that we just...More

Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

One of the best days I have ever experienced.... Tim our tour guide was fantastic with his knowledge of the area. Truly professional, safety always a priority.... The experience of catching a Barra out in the wild with crocs everywhere is not to be missed.......More

Thank Bernadette H
Mark R, Owner at HeliFish - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2016

We are really pleased the day met and exceeded your expectations. Tim thoroughly enjoyed your company and would love to take your tour if you decide to come visit us again. Congrats on your Barra catch. Regards Mark

Reviewed 23 April 2016

Helifish is a once in a Life time experience. From the time I booked until we arrived back at the Airstrip, this experience is second to none. Mark's email communication before the trip was great. We had to have 2 Helicopters for our family of...More

Thank HonoluluKat
Mark R, Owner at HeliFish - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Thanks so much for your review of the experience we offer and really pleased we were able to tailor the tour to tick all the boxes. Its great when a surprise all comes together. cheers mark

Reviewed 4 April 2016

booked this as the wife's 60th birthday present. couldn't have had a better day doing something completely out of our normal routines. both caught a few fish, some decent sizes too. nice tour around the sights of the national park with tim, out pilot, giving...More

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Mark R, Owner at HeliFish - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Sounds like you all did the lot on your tour....great you enjoyed it so much. Thanks for taking the time to review. Cheers Mark

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Dianne B
Hi We are looking at staying at Mantra on Esplanade Darwin - Can anyone please tell us where the helifish tours are run from and how easy they are to get to. By all reports it looks like its worth doing..... Thanks Dianne
4 June 2015|
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Response from Mark R | Property representative |
Hi Dianne Helifish operates from MKT airfield at Noonamah about a 30 min drive from Darwin City. We currently have heavy bookings but please call me to see if we have a spot that can suit your agenda. 0408872212 Mark
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Pauline B
Hi How many adults can fit in heli? There is 5 of us. Nothing booked yet but we are planning on going to Darwin in May-June 2015. Could you also tell me the price of 1/2 day and full day fishing tour. Thank you Cheers Pauline
5 January 2015|
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Response from Mark R | Property representative |
Hi Pauline 5 persons will use 2 helicopters. Full tour details and prices on our web site Regards Mark
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Pauline B
Hi How many adults can fit in heli? There is 5 in my family. Also what is prices for 1/2 day and full day fishing tour please. Nothing is booked yet but we are looking to head to Darwin in May-June 2015 Cheers Pauline
5 January 2015|
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Response from Mark R | Property representative |
Hi Pauline We can have 3 adults with a combined weight limit of 260 kgs per chopper. 5 persons will need 2 choppers Full pricing and details on our website We have availability in may and June at present Google... More
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