Dhipirri Lodge

Fish For: Barramundi, Threadfin Salmon, Mangrove Jack, Golden Snapper, Northern Black Jewfish, Giant Trevally, Golden Trevally, Spanish Mackerel, Queenfish, and more.

Avail Seasons: March – December

Location: Eastern Arnhem land

Recommended stay: 4 Days, 5 Nights

Accomodation: Beachfront Lodge

Other activities: Mud Crabbing, Bird Watching, Wildlife (including crocodile) Spotting

Pricing: From $3160pp – 2 days / 2 nights (triple share)


Dhipirri Barra and Sportfishing Lodge Arnhem Land is an exclusive and remote fishing lodge located approximately 25km South East of Millingimbi, in the Northern Territory.

The lodge caters for maximum 15 anglers. 

Accommodation rooms are twin and triple share and are air conditioned.

Ideal charter length is from 3 days 4 nights to 6 days 7 nights (longer periods are welcome and
can be arranged)

The fishing on offer includes:
• Excellent Barra fishing
• Pelagics
• Reef fishing
• Sight fishing
• Fly fishing – tackle not included with this option
• Mud crabbing

Dhipirri Lodge


Dhipirri Lodge is one of the best remote fishing lodges in the country, where fishing dreams come true and thrilling angling experiences await. Nestled in the heart of the Northern Territory’s pristine wilderness, Dhipirri Lodge offers an exclusive fishing escape like no other. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey to catch the fish of a lifetime and immerse yourself in the beauty of Australia’s Top End.


It’s been one of our most popular destinations for the last 10 years for all the right reasons, great fishing, quality accommodation, excellent food and attentive service


Dhipirri Barra Lodge is situated on the main land between two major rivers: The Glyde and Woolen Rivers, and nearby the Crocodile Islands with its many mangroves and rivers, as well as Hutchison Strait.


Approval from the local traditional owners has been granted, allowing access to these rivers, creeks, and flats plus coastal reefs.
Dhipirri Barra and Sportfishing are the only guided fishing charter company that has exclusive rights to operate in this particular area. The system fishes brilliantly year-round.


The Glyde, located approx 5km west of the lodge, is fed by the infamous Arafura Swamp, which is a magnificent breeding area for barramundi. This river is highly prized during the run off.

The main target is barramundi along with threadfin salmon. There are also an abundance of mud crabs in the tributaries.


The Woolen, which is located approx 5km to the east of the lodge, is a predominately tidal river.
Framed by rocky headlands with the mouth being 90ft deep in areas, it opens up into numerous mangrove and rock bar lined estuaries.


Target species include barramundi, mangrove jack, around the mouth the pelagic species dominate with giant trevally, queen fish and northern blue tuna.
Reef fishing species include golden snapper, coral trout, black jewfish just to name a few.


The lodge runs 5 x 6.2mtr brand new Bar Crusher boats with 150hp Suzuki motors.

These boats will fish maximum 3 per boat.
They are all in 2D Marine survey under the Australian Marine guidelines.


• All meals and non-alcoholic refreshments
• Air-conditioned cabins
• Professional and qualified guides
• Top quality boats and fishing equipment
• Permits into Arnhemland
• Complimentary Laundry Service


Prices exclude:

• Return flights Darwin – Dhipirri or Milingimbi
• Alcohol – The lodge has a permit to sell alcohol on the premises. Any special orders are required to be placed 2-3 weeks prior to the charter.

• Travel Insurance (strongly recommended).

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