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Million Dollar Fish

Win $1,000,000 by fishing

Season dates: 1st October 2018 - 31st March 2019

What is the Million Dollar Fish?

The Million Dollar Fish is a way for you to win big! Specially tagged fish have been released in various locations around the Northern Territory's Top End. If you are lucky enough to catch one of the specially tagged fish then check the tag and you could win big!

How Many Fish?

5 x BetEasy $1,000,000 fish (only 1 can win)
100 x BetEasy $10,000 fish
20 x Charity Fish $2,500 to the fisher, $2,500 to the nominated charity

When Can I Fish?

Million Dollar Fishing season: 01 October 2018 - 31 March 2019

Where Can I Fish?

Tagged fish will be released in locations across the Top End including Darwin, Tiwi Islands, Kakadu, Arnhem Land and Katherine.

Fishing conditions:

Entrants must register on www.milliondollarfish.com.au and over the age of 18 to be eligible to participate in the competition.
Line fishing is the only accepted fishing technique that may be used to catch the barra. Entrant may also use a landing net in combination with line fishing.

Charity Fish Challenge

The Charity Challenge is about giving back to a charity close to your heart whilst you fish in the Top End. If you catch one of the tagged fish the prize money is donated to your charity. Each Charity Challenge team is made up of 10 participants with 1 team leader/ambassador who will host the group.

What's In It For The Charity Partners & Can I Choose Any Charity?

You can choose to support your choice of charity, or you can join a charity partner’s team. All charity partners that have a team in the challenge will receive a minimum of $2,000 plus any additional funds raised by team members. You will also have the support of your charity to assist you with social media and PR opportunities!
If you team is lucky enough to catch a tagged fish (hopefully the Million Dollar Fish) these funds will be donated to your team’s charity!

So What Do You Need To Do To Start A Team?

All you need to do from here is as follows:-

  1. Complete the below form to receive a Free Charity Challenge Pack.
  2. Recruit your team members.
  3. Pick your date of travel from 1 October 2018 to 31 March 2019.
  4. Catch the Million Dollar Fish and support your wonderful charity!

Its that easy to make a difference and have the adventure of a lifetime in the Top End!
If you have any questions and would like to speak with one of our travel experts you can call us on 1300 854 897 and ask for a Million Dollar Fish expert.

 

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Exclusive Travel Packages

Million Dollar Barra & Crab Fishing Adventure

  • Transfer from the Airport to your hotel.
  • 3 night stay in Darwin at the Travelodge Resort Darwin including breakfast.
  • Full day Barra & Crab Fishing Charter including all fishing tackle & bait.
  • Transfer from your hotel to Airport.
Conditions apply

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Million Dollar Fish Darwin Escape

  • Transfer from the Airport to your hotel.
  • 3 night stay in Darwin at a 4 star hotel including breakfast.
  • Full day Fishing Charter from Darwin Harbour including all fishing tackle & bait.
  • Transfer from your hotel to the Airport.
Conditions apply

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Million Dollar Heli Fishing Experience

  • Transfer from the Airport to your hotel.
  • 3 night stay in Darwin at the DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin including breakfast.
  • Full day Fishing Charter including all fishing tackle & bait.
  • Half day Helifishing Charter.
  • Transfer from your hotel to the Airport.
Conditions apply

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$1,939
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Family Fish, Discovery Parks & Car Hire

  • 4 night stay in Darwin at the Discovery Park Darwin.
  • 5 days Car Hire in a economy car.
  • Full day Fishing Charter including all fishing tackle & bait.
  • Dinner at the Hotel Darwin.
  • Dinner at Stoke Hill Wharf.
  • Entrance to Crocosaurus Cove with Baby Croc holding photo.
Based on a family of 2 adults & 2 children. Conditions apply

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Million Dollar Fishing Cobourg Peninsula Experience

  • Return flights from your closest capital city to Darwin.
  • Transfer from the airport to your hotel.
  • 2 night stay in Darwin at the DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin including breakfast.
  • 3 day / 3 night Cobourg Fishing Safari including return flights to Cobourg Coastal Camp, transfers, all meals and fishing tackle & bait.
  • Transfer from your hotel to the Airport.
Please note Coburg Fishing Safari's are open until 15 November 2018. Further Conditions apply.

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Same Day Fishing Charters

Half day fishing charter - from land

A half day of land based fishing in Darwin. Includes all equipment, bait & expert advice. With less travel time you'll be catching fish in no time.

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Full day charter - from land

A full day of land based fishing from Darwin. Includes all equipment, bait & expert advice to ensure that you have a great day. With a full day of land based fishing you'll be fishing in no time to catch the Million Dollar Fish.

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Half day Barra & Crab Fishing charter

A half day of trolling & lure fishing while you wait for the crab pots to fill with Top End mud crabs. Includes all equipment, bait & expert advice.

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Half day fishing charter - by boat

A half day of fishing close to Darwin to ensure more time is spent fishing. Includes all equipment, bait & expert advice. Your guide will take you to the barra fishing hotspots.

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Full day Barra & Crab Fishing charter

A full day of fishing while you wait for the crab pots to fill with Top End mud crabs. Includes all equipment, bait & expert advice.

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Full day charter - by boat

A full day of fishing. Includes all equipment, bait & expert advice to ensure that you land the big one on a day you'll remember. You can fish in a variety of locations around Darwin where transport from Darwin is included.

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Half day Helifishing

A half day of fishing the Top End’s most secluded and treasured fishing spots. Includes helitransport to remote fishing locations all fishing equipment, bait & expert advice.

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Full day Helifishing

A full day of fishing the Top End’s most secluded and treasured fishing spots. Includes helitransport to remote fishing locations all fishing equipment, bait & expert advice.

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Half day fish, half day pub tour by Heli

A full day trip by Heli with half day helifishing and half day pub tour of the remote outback pubs of the Top End. Includes helitransport to remote locations all fishing equipment, bait & expert advice.

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Full day Helifishing Plus BONUS $10k chance

Flying over impressive landscapes, fishing guides/pilots target the mighty Barramundi, Salmon, Mangrove Jack and other species! More than just fishing – this tour is a photographers dream! Expect to see vast floodplains teeming with wildlife, rivers, wetlands billabongs, sandy beaches and magnificent coastal red cliffs the return flight even includes a scenic flight of Litchfield National Park’s waterfalls PLUS a stop at iconic pub to celebrate catching the ‘big one’ with a ‘cold one’.

As an exclusive deal if you go fishing on this heli tour Nautilus Aivation are providing an additional $10k for anyone who bags a $10k fish!
Thats 20,000 reasons to go helifishing!

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Extended Fishing Charters

BanuBanu

Banubanu Beach Retreat offers an eco-escape from the hustle of modern life. Nestled in the north-east coves of Bremer Island (known to the locals as Dhambaliya), in Yolgnu Sea Country. Fishing around Bremer Island near Gove Peninsula in the Northern Territory’s Arnhem Land is beyond breathtaking.

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$2,170
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Bremer Island Experience Inclusions

  • Return light aircraft flights Gove / Bremer Island.
  • Deluxe beach front accommodation, twin share / 2 people per room.
  • All meals and beverages.
  • 3 hour fishing charter.
  • 1 Aboriginal guided mud crabbing tour.
  • Permit fees paid to Traditional Owners
  • Unguided bush walking trails, bird watching, beachcombing, swimming
Fishing the Wild Inclusions
  • Two Full day blue water fishing charters.
  • One Half Day Traditional Fishing and Crabbing Tour with an Aboriginal Guide.
  • Twin Share Accommodation.
  • All Meals Included.
  • Permit fees paid to the Traditional Owners.
  • Return light aircraft flights from Gove to Bremer Island.
Conditions apply.

Pricing

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Bremer Island Experience 3 night fishing package $2,170 per person
4 night fishing package $2,680 per person
Fishing the Wild 4 night fishing package $3,000 per person
Add On Options

Additional night stay in Darwin from $69 per person per night

Fish & Chips Sunset excursion from $65 per person

Additional day Darwin fishing (boat) from $350 per person

Additional day Darwin fishing (from pier) from $75 per person

Full day Litchfield National Park & Waterfalls tour from $185 per person

Or talk to us about how we can make this your dream fishing adventure.

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Clearwater Fishing Lodge

Clearwater Island Lodge is renowned by many as being the top Sport-Fishing lodge in Australia, with our reputation stretching throughout Indonesia and other parts of the southern hemisphere for barramundi fishing and deep sea fishing. We are located near Bathurst island, on tropical Melville Island, easily accessible via a comfortable 30-minute scenic flight from Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia.

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$3,890
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Obsessive Fisherman's Package Inclusions

  • Fishing Charters
  • Accommodation at Clearwater Fishing Lodge
2 Day Weekender Package Inclusions
  • 2 nights accommodation at Clearwater Fishing Lodge.
  • 1 day fishing.
  • 1 day cultural tour.
3 Day Explorer Package Inclusions
  • 3 nights accommodation at Clearwater Fishing Lodge.
  • 1 day fishing.
  • 2 days cultural tour.
4 Day Residential Package Inclusions
  • 4 nights accommodation at Clearwater Fishing Lodge.
  • 2 days fishing.
  • 2 days cultural tour.
Conditions apply.

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package duration from
Obsessive Fisherman 2 night fishing package $3,045 per person
3 night fishing package $4,045 per person
4 night fishing package $5,045 per person
5 night fishing package $6,045 per person
6 night fishing package $7,045 per person
2 day Weekender Package $3,546 per person
3 day Explorer Package $3,870 per person
4 day Residential Package $4,740 per person
Add On Options

Additional night stay in Darwin from $69 per person per night

Fish & Chips Sunset excursion from $65 per person

Additional day Darwin fishing (boat) from $350 per person

Additional day Darwin fishing (from pier) from $75 per person

Full day Litchfield National Park & Waterfalls tour from $185 per person

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Cobourg Fishing Safaris

The Cobourg Peninsula is one of Australia's best, and most untouched, fishing spots. Whether it's the mangrove lined creeks, or the bay's pinnacles and headlands and coral reefs, the diversity of the area means there's something for every fisherman.

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$3,890
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Inclusions

  • Fishing Charters
  • Accomodation at Cobourg Coastal Camp.
  • All meals & non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Airfares from Darwin to Cobourg Airstrip & transfers.
  • All fishing equipment & bait provided.
Conditions apply.

Pricing

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3 night fishing package $3,890 per person
4 night fishing package $5,290 per person
5 night fishing package $6,590 per person
6 night fishing package $7,890 per person
Add On Options

Additional night stay in Darwin from $69 per person per night

Fish & Chips Sunset excursion from $65 per person

Additional day Darwin fishing (boat) from $350 per person

Additional day Darwin fishing (from pier) from $75 per person

Full day Litchfield National Park & Waterfalls tour from $185 per person

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Dhippirri Fishing Lodge

Dhipirri Barra and Sportfishing Lodge Arnhemland is an exclusive and remote fishing lodge located near Millingimbi. We have extensive knowledge of the NT waterways and provide professional guidance for the beginner to the experienced angler.

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$3,940
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Inclusions

  • fishing touring
  • Accomodation at Dhippirri Fishing Lodge.
  • All meals & non-alcoholic refreshments.
  • Air-conditioned cabins.
  • Professional and qualified guide.
  • Top quality boats and fishing equipment.
  • Permits in to Arnhamland.
  • Complimentary Laundry Service.
Conditions apply.

Pricing

duration from
3 night fishing package $3,940 per person
4 night fishing package $5,150 per person
5 night fishing package $6,345 per person
6 night fishing package $7,650 per person
7 night fishing package $8,875 per person
Add On Options

Additional night stay in Darwin from $69 per person per night

Fish & Chips Sunset excursion from $65 per person

Additional day Darwin fishing (boat) from $350 per person

Additional day Darwin fishing (from pier) from $75 per person

Full day Litchfield National Park & Waterfalls tour from $185 per person

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Groote Eylandt Fishing

Groote Eylandt, in the Gulf of Carpentaria, features some of the most exciting fishing grounds in the world. Located east of Darwin, Arnhem Land and just off the coast the island sits in pristine waters and is a natural haven of fish activity.

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$3,700
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Inclusions

  • Return airfares from Darwin to Groote Eylandt
  • All transfers on Groote Eylandt
  • Twin share accommodation in the Groote Eylandt Lodge Fishing Village
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
Conditions apply.

Pricing

duration from
3 night fishing package $3,700 per person
4 night fishing package $5,135 per person
5 night fishing package $6,200 per person
6 night fishing package $7,270 per person
Add On Options

Additional night stay in Darwin from $69 per person per night

Fish & Chips Sunset excursion from $65 per person

Additional day Darwin fishing (boat) from $350 per person

Additional day Darwin fishing (from pier) from $75 per person

Full day Litchfield National Park & Waterfalls tour from $185 per person

Or talk to us about how we can make this your dream fishing adventure.

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Million Dollar Fish Exclusive Charter

with Territory Guided Fishing

3 days fishing on the Finnis River and its surrounds. Stay on board the Beagle Gulf as you aim to catch the Million dollar fish.

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Itinerary

  • 3 days fishing
  • 2 nights accomodation aboard the Beagle Gulf.
  • All transfers, meals, accomodation and of course your fishing gear and guide included.
  • Cap and stubby holder.
Conditions apply.

Pricing

normally $2,550 per person

now $2,000 per person

Dates available 1 October 2018 - 23 December 2018

Add On Options

Additional night stay in Darwin from $69 per person per night

Fish & Chips Sunset excursion from $65 per person

Additional day Darwin fishing (boat) from $350 per person

Additional day Darwin fishing (from pier) from $75 per person

Full day Litchfield National Park & Waterfalls tour from $185 per person

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Accommodation options

Discovery Parks Darwin

Immerse yourself in the lush, tropical landscaped gardens, giant shady trees and comfortable accommodation at Discovery Parks - Darwin, the closest caravan park to Darwin City.
Park features:
BBQ, Camp Kitchen, Kiosk/Store, Laundry, Restaurant, Swimming Pool & Dump Point.

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Pricing

occupancy Superior 2 Bedroom Superior 1 Bedroom Superior Studio Cabin
Single $206 $170 $130
Double $206 $170 $130
Triple $226 - -
Quad $246 - -

Rates are for travel between 1 October 2018 - 31 March 2019:
All rates provided are room only, quoted in Australian dollars and inclusive of any GST.
Infant Policy: 0 to 2 years inclusive, free of charge
Child Policy: 3 to 16 years inclusive, adult rate applies
Cancellation Policy: Free cancellation applies to bookings cancelled 14 days or more prior to the arrival date. Bookings cancelled less than 14 days prior to arrival will be charged one night’s accommodation (or 25% of the total accommodation, whichever is greater). The same cancellation requirements as indicated above apply to Group bookings (two or more on-site accommodation), however 30 days' notice must be given in this case.

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Skippers at Dundee

For absolute beach frontage, just 90 minutes from Darwin, Skippers at Dundee offers comfortable, affordable accommodation and exclusive venue hire for smaller functions. With air-conditioned, ensuited rooms in an idyllic location choose to relax poolside with ocean views, adventure on fishing safari or explore the Top End.

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$180
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Property Highlights

  • Stunning 180° ocean views and breathtaking scenery.
  • Tranquil, private surroundings.
  • Overnight accommodation available for maximum of 11 guests including children and infants.
  • 2 queen, 3 double & 3 king single ensuited rooms.
  • Fully air-conditioned .
  • Spacious multi-purpose room with television and kitchenette facilities-perfect for smaller functions.
  • Fully equipped kitchen for self catering.
  • Affiliated services in catering and live entertainment.
  • Barbeque facilities .
  • Linen included.
  • Bar fridge in most rooms.
  • Ideally suited for events of 20 - 50 guests.
  • Outdoor pool.
  • Spacious covered deck and breezeways.
  • Mobile coverage available with Telstra.
  • Entire venue available for daily hire/ exclusive bookings (conditions apply).
  • Off street parking for vehicles, boats & trailers.
  • Walking distance (300m) to local amenities e.g. fuel, food and 350m to boat ramp.
  • Laundry facilities available (charges and conditions apply).
  • VISA, MasterCard & AMEX accepted.
  • No smoking or pets.

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Queen & Double rooms $180
King single rooms $140
Entire venue* $990
*Maximum 11 guests.
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Crab Claw Island Resort

Nestled on the water’s edge, Crab Claw Island Resort is a relaxing escape from the everyday. The complex has elevated cabins connected by walkways through the trees and palm gardens, refreshing swimming pools, an elevated open restaurant with views across the harbour, boat ramp, wildlife and natural beauty galore.

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$250
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Pricing

Package name Inclusions from
Gone Fishing Work Week (Monday to Friday Value Package) Beach Front Cabin, Continental Breakfast for 2 adults daily, WIFI $250 per night
Gonna Catch a Big One (Weekend Value Package) Beach Front Cabin, Continental breakfast for 2 adults daily, WIFI $350 per night
Stay a little longer Stay 4 pay 3 (Monday to Friday only) Beach Front Cabin, Continental breakfast for 2 adults daily, WIFI $956 per package
Hooked on 2 nights (Monday to Friday only) Beach Front Cabin, Continental breakfast for 2 adults daily, WIFI (2 night stay value package) $500 per package
The Perfect Catch Package (Monday to Friday only) Beach Front Cabin, Continental breakfast for 2 adults daily, WIFI 2 signature prawn salad entrees during dinner (once during stay) and champagne on arrival, WIFI $326 per night
A Barra Long Week (Stay 7 pay 6) Beach Front Cabin, Continental breakfast for 2 adults daily, 1 complimentary night, WIFI $1,750 per package
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