FAQs

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Do I need to bring my Fishing Gear?

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No you do not need to bring your fishing equipment. We supply top quality fishing rods, reels and tackle from Wilsons Tackle & Reidys Lure Factory &
If you do want to bring your favourite rod please check the airlines as there are weight limits to consider.

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Do I need to bring Food or Linen?

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No all your meals and accommodation requirements are taken care of.

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What is the best way to get there?

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Airnorth Airlines have regular flights from Darwin to Milingimbi every day except for Saturdays. We will collect you from Milingimbi and transfer you to the lodge. For group bookings private charters can be booked and fly direct to the Dhipirri airstrip.

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Can I bring Alcohol?

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No you are not allowed by law to bring alcohol into this area, however Dhipirri Barra Lodge has a special liquor licence for our premises.

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Can we go fishing at Night?

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No, for safety reasons we do not conduct night fishing charters.

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How many people per boat?

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Our new boatcrusher boats have been customised to take 3 anglers.

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Do I need to be a experienced Fisherman?

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No, you do not need to be an experienced fisherman. Our guides are there to assist anglers with all types of experience.

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What species can we go fishing for?

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The main types of fish you will be targeting at Dhipirri are: Barramundi, Threadfin Salmon, Mangrove Jack, Black Jew, Golden Snapper, Coral Trout, GT’s, Queenfish, Spanish Mackeral just to name a few.

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Can we bring our camera gear to take photos?

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Yes, you are more than welcome to bring your camera gear!
Also, we love to add new photos to our gallery and we appreciate it when our guests forward good photos to us for our gallery.

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Are meals provided?

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Yes, all meals are supplied. If you have any medicals conditions which require special attention eg allergies, diabetes these need to be brought to our attention when completing your booking form. We have small bar fridges in rooms for you to store your ‘extra’ snacks.

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Do you have fresh drinking water?

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Yes we have a 160,000 ltr rain water tank which is filled by the natural resourses.

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How many boats have you got?

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We are running 4 customised 6.15mtr Barcrusher boats powered by 150hp Suzuki motors.

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How many people can you sleep in a cabin?

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Our cabins sleep 3 anglers. We have four cabins.

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Are the rooms air-conditioned?

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Yes, all our rooms are air-conditioned to give you maximum sleeping comfort

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If we have to bring medication where can this be stored?

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We have small bar fridges in rooms to allow you to store your medication safely.