A Memorable Fishing Experience At Kakadu Park
The Kakadu Billabong is a perfect destination if you want to enjoy fishing in your Kakadu 4WD tour. While you are guaranteed of enjoying the luxury stay at Kakadu national park, you can make the trip a memorable one by planning a day out on fishing. Given the fact that here are many different species available to get hold of in the region, Kakadu is a dream destination for fishing enthusiasts.
From snapper to sharks to mackerel and the iconic Barramundi, a Kakadu day tour is incomplete without fishing out of the Kakadu Billabong. The beautiful ecosystem is sure to be an adventure, complete with stories to tell for months and years later.
The Billabong provides inland sea water fishing. Therefore, choosing a gear should lean far more to saltwater fishing tackle than freshwater. The size of the fish also denotes the fact that a wide range of gear will be necessary. The Barramundi, for instance, may vary range in size from merely 3 kilograms to a hefty 44 kilograms. Hence, a setup which is able to handle 20 kilograms is going to be difficult to catch such species.
One thing which you should remember on your Kakadu National Park Tour is that the authority does not allow any live bait. So, plan accordingly for choosing the lures of different types of artificial bait. The park service will also you to use single hooks which is an important consideration when you pick the lures.
The mesmerizingly beautiful natural ecosystem to be enjoyed during the Kakadu day tours comprises of a wide variety of fish species which you can catch. The Barramundi is a fish that is stocked on occasion. Hence, catching this fish can be on your list of your tour to Kakadu. Other fishes which can be on the list are the Black Jewfish, Spanish Mackerel, Golden Snapper, sharks, sawfish, speartooth and River Shark. Although there is limit set for catching these species.
A number of Kakadu accommodation options are available when you visit the park. The best part is the there are private fishing Kakadu adventure tours that are scheduled around the year. These trips are cost effective, especially when you are running on a low budget. Such tours to Kakadu include food, facility to stay and the custom fishing gear that is best suited for Billabong. The local Kakadu guides will assist you where to catch the fish and get there safely. They also have experience in keeping the tourists away from crocodiles, which may be an issue in the Billabong.