Darwin Mother-ships

the fishing charter package deal professionals

Phil’s ONE STOP Mother-ship shop
We have inspected and chosen seven of what we consider to be the most comprehensive
group of Mother-ships available for charter in the Top End.
The prices range from budget with BYO guide, boat and food right up to the
corporate style, top of the range with full catering, guides and boats supplied

Tropic Paradise
The Tropic Paradise is, in the full sense of the name, a “real” mother-ship. She has been purpose designed to cater for groups of six to twelve clients with four lock-up double bunk cabins serviced by two showers and two separate toilets. Plus she also boasts two additional cabins with one single and one double bed in each, both with their own ensuites and she is fully air conditioned.

The dining room comes with three separate tables and is serviced by a galley/kitchen that would be a compliment to any average home or unit. Several freezers and a large fridge plus an ice machine, it has its own desalination plant, wide screen TV and anything else you you could ever imagine needing.

All meals are prepared and provided by a professional, live on board chef and there is also a large undercover open top deck beer garden area with a BBQ for general use if required.

Available in the run-off months for the East Alligator River area and for the build-up months in the Minimini Arnhemland areas.
Daily rate from $980 per person
all meals and accommodation on-board, with 6.4m Barra boats, all tackle and professional fishing guides included in the price.

Glen Alen
Basic dorm (open style) accommodation, double bunks, sleeps up to 6 angler, equipped with freezer, small galley & kitchen nook plus huge undercover outdoor dining/living area.
Internal air conditioning with single shower/toilet unit. Packages are for fully catered only and BYO boat & guide.
You can board her on your afternoon arrival in Darwin and wake up the next morning at your fishing destination of Minimini/Endyalgout Island or the Moyle/Dorcherty Island areas.
Prices from $800 per person per day
fully catered (minimum 4 days) BYO guides and boats,
or we can arrange for you.

MV Cannon
The Mother of all mother-ships, 75 ft of luxury with separate lock up cabins ideal for the corporate get a way with spacious under cover areas for meals or meetings .
Fully air conditioned with 4 separate twin share and double and single berth cabins with ensuites. Large freezers and ice making machines and fully catered with on board chef.
Four fishing guides and 14ft barra boats, fishing only two to a boat for total client comfort. Sleeps up to 8 guests.
Only available for extended cruising charters to the Moyle River/Dorcherty Island, Minimini/Endyalgout Island and the Kimberley areas.
Prices from $1350 per person per day
for a 6 day 7 night, all inclusive package.

Very comfortable with separate twin share (double bunk) cabins. Walk In freezer,
ice maker, fully equipped galley, air conditioning, two combined shower & toilets,
Sleeps up to 12. Fixed locations, usually Shady Camp (Sanpan) till 30th April,
then the Finniss River/ Dundee Beach.
Prices from $300 per person per night.
BYO food, boats and guides or we can arrange for you.

A 50 ft ocean going cruiser, with quality unsurpassed!
With this boutique mother-ship you don’t need a group of eight or twelve to enjoy the benefits and exclusivity of a sole charter.
The Beagle Gulf boasts a well appointed galley, large covered open deck area with BBQ, big freezer and ice box for drinks.
She is fully air conditioned, separate toilet & shower and sleeping quarters for four (4) anglers and two crew.
She comes with a 6.4 metre purpose built Barra boat (tender) and a Top NT fishing guide !!
Available for fixed locations such as Shady Camp & Finniss River, during the “run off” months.
Also available for cruising the remote fishing destinations of The Moyle and Minimini / Endyalgout Island areas.
All inclusive daily rate of just $880 per person (maximum 4)
See our tour listing for the special cruising package.