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Cooktown Barra Charters

68 reviews
About Cooktown Barra Charters
Cooktown Barra Charters is a Cooktown based fishing charter business. Your guide Thomas Nevins has over thirty years experience chasing wild fish in the Endeavour river and adjacent reefs. We cater for parties of four on our six meter purpose built boat. Most charters depart from the Cooktown Boat Ramp, handy to most accommodation. For those keen to learn tackle and techniques we cater for all lev
Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day out fishing with Cooktown Barra Charters and our guide Tom. We met Tom at 6.30 by the boat ramp and first thing we did was get some bait fish. From there out to the reef and dropping our lines. For the absolute novice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank S2750IOjennys
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We had an absolutely awesome days fishing with Cooktown Barra charters (Tom). Tom’s fishing know how and knowledge of the area was stunning. Toms attention to customers was exemplary and his fishing expertise was exceptional. All of us agreed we had never experienced such brilliant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kizn77
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This was my first fishing trip in Cooktown and I am used to going on much larger charters so I was a little worried. It was a very windy morning so we fished in the Endeavour River. Tom netted live bait and I was lucky...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LeahHoughton
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Thanks Tom for a great day's fishing! You went out of your way to make sure all of us got fish, and even managed to share out the largest trout, largest spanish mackerel and largest large mouth nannygai amongst the three of us - THAT...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lionel L
Reviewed 28 July 2018

I highly recommend this charter. Small numbers on board, Tom knows where the fish are and how best to catch them. He even fillets them for you. His patience and guidance assisted me to catch my first Spanish Mackeral.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Neville S
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Tom is a awesome, experienced skipper who will have your lines bouncing in no time! His patience and great nature with the kids has left them so keen we had to do more fishing on warf later that same day (no success). Would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank skitzochic_84
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing skipper. If you’re in the Cooktown area this is the skipper to book with. Tom is a very knowledgeable friendly skipper who bends over backwards to give the crew the best days action. Our day had torrential rain and high winds. He found us...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank X6210SGrobertj
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I can say this, it was by far the best fishing trip I've been on in the whole of oz. good skipper, good spots, choice of techniques. Left or right handle. And some fish for dinner too.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Richard A
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Once again another fantastic day's fishing. Great conversation and top info for Cooktown and surroundings. Thanks again Tom and maybe next Feb offshore for crays. Cheers Migs and Fay

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank migswool
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Tom was a fantastic fishing guide. We caught so many different varieties of fish I lost count. Our biggest catch of the day was a gorgeous Spanish Mackerel about 1.3m and a Barramundi Cod about 38. It as a full day of fishing and whenever...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank karennc2015
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Doris D
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$130 half day river per person $150 half day reef per person for 2 or more