'Swordfish' Mothership

Enjoy the company of our professional guides as you experience Top End fishing at its best. Fish pristine and remote wilderness river systems along the NT coastline. We specialise in light game, reef, estuary and barra fishing.


Swordfish is a comfortable and spacious mothership with royal origins having originally been built as a tender to the Royal yacht Britannia for an Australian visit.


18.75 meter (65 foot) vessel
Ample refrigeration and ice-maker
Quality furnishings
Air conditioned throughout
Comfortable Cabins
Fresh water showers (desalinator onboard)
Spacious internal areas and open decks
Well-appointed shower and toilet facilities
Professional crew and accredited fishing guides
All meals prepared on board by our chef

Fishing Facilities

For your fishing safety and comfort we provide two surveyed and customized 7 meter (23 foot) fishing vessels, "Coastal Fisher" and "Estuary Fisher".

The design of each vessel takes into account the need for maximum space, comfort and safety for anglers and guides.

Quality fishing gear is supplied for all the various types of fishing we do and you are welcome to bring any of your as well.

Benefits of "Live Aboard" Fishing Tours

  • the ability to access very remote fishing areas
  • "on the spot" access to new areas each day
  • no "fishing with the crowds"
  • comfortable,  spacious accommodation
  • a very personalized and professional service