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Cobourg Peninsula Boat Tours

WINNER of Best NT ‘Fishing Tourism Operation’, Cobourg Fishing Safaris (operated by Venture North) are proud to have obtained the only permit to provide boating tours on the Cobourg Marine Park for Smith Point campground guests. There is no better way to explore this pristine environment than on a small-group tour with a guide who lives and breathes the Peninsula!

Our family owned business prides itself on providing quality, value for money experiences. We operate full day small-group tours (maximum 6 passengers), in our high end custom-built 7m vessels. Tour options include: exploring the Victoria Settlement ruins, fishing, mud crabbing, bird watching, marine spotting & more.

All boat trips depart Black Point boat ramp (approx. 5km from your campground) @ 7am.

Full day Explorer tour (*most popular)

Departs: Black Point boat ramp at 7am returning at approximately 4pm. Activities include: Guided Victoria Settlement tour, approximately 3 hours fishing, marine life spotting, beach combing, bird watching and more. Includes: All activities, equipment and drinking water (food not included)

Per Adult: $450 per person

Full day reef fishing tour

Departs: Black Point boat ramp at 7am, returning at approximately 4pm. Target species: Golden snapper, tricky snapper, jewfish, coral trout, emperor, mackerel, cod, shark etc. Includes: All fishing equipment*, bait and drinking water (food not included)

Per Adult: $450 per person

*All fishing equipment is provided on a replace if lost or damaged basis