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Ultimate Hook-A-Barra Fishing and Farm Tour

The ultimate barramundi experience, this tour combines a farm tour, fishing fun and gourmet taste testing
Cairns, Australia
Duration
Duration
2.5 hrs
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
Varies
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Not included
Fitness Level
Fitness Level
Low
Meals
Meals
Included
Start & End Location
Start & End Location
Wonga Beach
What's Included

  • Get up to $10 cash back per person when you book with us
  • Half-day farm & fishing tour to take you on an unforgettable barramundi experience
  • Feed the barramundi in the ponds to see them race, jump and fight for food
  • Catch and release fishing experience to check the weight and helath of the fish
  • Complimentary gourmet tasting platter, showcasing award-winning produce, prepared in a range of styles, including sashimi, gyoza, battered, grilled and smoked
  • All fishing equipment is provided. You'll get to choose from a huge range of quality gear, including a specialist selection of lures
  • Departs from meeting place at Daintree Saltwater Barramundi Farm, at Lot 3, Vixies Road, Wonga Beach, Queensland
What to Expect

Whether you're a fisher or non-fisher, get your chance to lure and land one of Queensland's most prized fish, the barramundi, not only for its fight but also for its delicious eating, at the Daintree Saltwater Barramundi Farm.

 

The ultimate barramundi fishing and farm tour gives you the full Daintree Saltwater Barramundi farm experience, combining catch and release fishing and a guided smal-group tour of the farm into one complete package.

 

Starting with the tour of the farm, you will get to go behind the scenes at the Daintree Saltwater Barramundi Farm, to see how top quality produce is grown and supplied to some of Australia’s finest restaurants. The tour will take you from the front gate, through to the baby barra ponds and growing ponds where you will get to feed the barra and help check their weight and health.

 

Witness hand-harvesting of the iconic barramundi by an experienced and professional team, before you go and try to catch your own, at the big Barra Pond. Don't worry, the crew is there to walk you through every step of the way to inform, illuminate and share their secret tips on how to land these big, silver beauties.

 

And to top it all off, a gourmet tasting platter will be provided, showcasing award-winning produce, prepared in a range of styles, including sashimi, gyoza, battered, grilled and smoked.

 

Suitable for all ages and abilities, this is a fun and informative experience for anyone!

Frequently Asked Questions

Everything is provided. A huge range of quality gear is available, including a specialist selection of lures with everything from hard bodied minnows to soft plastics, poppers and paddle tails, and a fly-fishing option for expert anglers.

There are just two golden rules:

  • Personal rods and tackle cannot be used because they create a bio-security risk to the entire farm.
  • Treble hooks are not allowed, and instead use only single, barbless hooks are used to protect the fish from needless injury

Add sunscreen, sunnies and caps

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The tour is both undercover and in open air. It is recommended you wear a hat and long-sleeved sun shirt, with appropriate sun protection. Comfortable walking shoes are also recommended.

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Everything you need for catch and release barramundi fishing is provided and included in the tour price. There will be a huge range of quality gear available, including a specialist selection of lures, with everything from hard bodied minnows to soft plastics, poppers and paddle tails. There is even a fly-fishing option for expert anglers.

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Personal rods and tackle cannot be used because they create a bio-security risk to the entire farm. Treble hooks are not allowed and instead only single, barbless hooks to protect the fish from needless injury are used.

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Nope but that’s why it’s called fishing and not catching! You likely will catch something, but you’ll have a good time even if you don’t. The vast majority of guests that visit the farm manage to land a fish.

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The tour is operated at the Daintree Saltwater Barramundi Farm, which is Lot 3, Vixies Road, Wonga Beach, Queensland. This is about a 90 minute drive from Cairns, or about 30 minutes north of Port Douglas. You will need to self-drive or make their own way here, as there is no public transport or transfer service available at this time.

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Terms & Conditions:

  • All participants must be fully vaccinated and agree to show proof of vaccine status
  • The Operator reserves the right to alter, modify or cancel a tour
  • The Operator assumes no responsibility for injuries, delays caused by breakdowns, accidents, adverse weather conditions and other conditions beyond their control
  • The Operator is not responsible for any loss or damage to property
  • All tours are subject to minimum numbers

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations or changes 24 hours of departure: full refund
  • Cancellations or changes within 24 hours of departure: gift card to attend a future session with the validity of 3 years

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