Dean Jackson Guided Tours is a local Darwin tour business, providing a range of exciting, fun and adventurous tours across Australia's Top End. Family owned and operated, the business is run predominately by Dean Jackson with assistance from his partner and daughter.

With a wide understanding of the Northern Territory's native flora and fauna, Dean knows where to find even the most elusive wildlife, ideal for capturing that perfect photo or just getting a glimpse of rare creatures. Dean offers high-quality tours to cater for all interests, from bird watching to photography.

As a past winner of the Freshwater Flyfishing Championship, Dean is the perfect guide for fly, lure, sport and bait fishing.

Dean uses specialist equipment to ensure minimal disturbance to the surrounding ecosystem, such as incredibly quiet electric motors - to get up nice and close to local fauna. The equipment Dean uses includes:

Tour Inclusions

  • A Toyota Prado
  • Custom-built Fingers Aluminium 6m boat
  • Honda 4-stroke and electric Minn Kota outboards
  • Shimano fishing reels
  • Custom-built Larry Lockwood sportfishing rods
  • Highest quality lines, leaders and fishing tackle

Dean Jackson

Dean Jackson is a born and bred Territorian who grew up fishing in Darwin and surrounding areas. He originally set up Yellow Water fishing safaris in the 90's where he fished the majestic billabongs in Kakadu before moving back to Darwin 5 years ago. Dean has fished all over Australia, honing his skills and techniques to catch both northern and southern species of fish.

Dean has now been operating for 20 years and still remains passionate about his profession, providing the most rewarding trips, tours and charters in Darwin. Dean also possesses a wide understanding of native flora and fauna. Dean Jackson Guided Tours is renowned in the local community and remote locations and has featured on Channel 10's Totally Wild.

The trips are all custom-designed to individual needs, for amateurs through to experienced fisherman, so you can fish as hard as you want or work with the tides and relax.


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