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Chopper Tours

Northern Territory Helifishing

Thursday, July 10, 2003
Your ultimate fishing adventure complete with a bird's eye view ... from a helicopter!

Your ultimate fishing adventure begins at Darwin Airport. There you will board a helicopter, which first takes you on a scenic flight before dropping you on a remote sandy beach with all your gear and lunch.

Your flight takes off at 7am and it takes around an hour before landing on a Fog Bay beach. Such a remote place is known only among locals and can be reached only by air or sea.

Once there you join a 7m shark cat and head off for a day of sea fishing. The Northern Territory is a hot fishing spot, combining sportfishing action with a remote wilderness area.

North and South Peron islands are surrounded by an extensive reef system and there are deep drop-offs between them and the mainland. It is in those deep channels that large black jewfish can be found.

A day out can be rewarded with a catch of red emperor, coral trout, mackerel, long tail tuna, queenfish, trevally, saratoga and, of course, the highly prized barramundi. They are aggressive predators and great fighting fish, giving strong runs, high humps and rod bending lunges.

Chopper Tours can tailor an adventure for you — fishing, hunting or just sightseeing.


Out of Darwin in the Northern Territory


Chopper Tours helifishing trips start at $995 per person, including helicopter and boat rides, lunch and gear. They run year round.
Please note prices are valid at time of transmission and to the best of our knowledge are inclusive of GST.

More information

Chopper Tours
Box 112, Nightcliff, NT 0814
Ph: (08) 8949 1223

To book a flight, visit or call 13 13 13.

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