The Fishing The Scenery

Borroloola House Boats is located on The McArthur River at the King Ash Bay Fishing Club in The Gulf of Carpentaria.

The McArthur River system includes around 1000 kilometres of waterways, such as The McArthur, The Carrington, The Johnson and The Fletcher Rivers, as well as countless creeks and tributaries, finally, emptying into the Gulf and giving you access to The Pellew Group of Islands.

Whether you are just looking to get away, relax and experience the virtually untouched remote wilderness, or are a keen angler looking for the fishing adventure that will be remembered for the duration of your life, Borroloola House Boats has your next holiday covered.

Tendering your boat to one of our houseboats and using it as a base to fish from is the ultimate way to access some of the most remote fishing hotspots in Australia. Fish species such as barramundi, black jewfish, mangrove jack, queenfish and salmon are abundant in the river system. As well as the above species, coral trout, Red Emperor , Mackerel-Red Emperor and snapper are available in The Gulf and around the islands.

Terms & Conditions

Pricing is as follows - From $100.00 per person per day plus fuel

  • Pellew Explore.A non-refundable deposit of $2500 is required within 14 days after you confirm and secure you're booking and full payment to be made 8 weeks before the hire date. This $2500 will be used as your deposit & security bond and will also offset any fuel used.
  • Crocked Creek A non-refundable deposit of $1500 is required 14 days after you confirm and secure you’re booking, full payment to be made 8 weeks before the hire date. This $1500 will be used as your deposit & security bond and will also offset any fuel used.
  • Gladdy Joe A non-refundable deposit of $1000 is required 14 days after you confirm and secure you’re booking, full payment to be made 8 weeks before the hire date. This $1000 will be used as your deposit & security bond and will also offset any fuel used.
  • Lady Carrington A non-refundable deposit of $1000 is required 14 days after you confirm and secure you’re booking to secure your booking, with full payment to be made 8 weeks before the hire date. This $1000 will be used as your deposit & security bond and will also offset any fuel used.
  • Cancellation Policy Bookings Cancelled outside 8 weeks, deposit/bond is non refundable. Bookings Cancelled between 60 - 30 days incur 70% charge of hire cost, bond will be returned. Bookings Cancelled inside 30 days incur 100% charge of hire cost, bond will be returned.

Customers are liable for all fuel used.

We strongly suggest that you take out travel insurance. It is important that this insurance covers you for involuntary cancellation of your holiday including airfare(s).

If you are bringing your own tender, please ensure you have fenders to protect it when tied along side.

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