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Fishing Charters - Queensland

Catching fish in Queensland.Queensland is such a large state that the variety of fishing on offer is extraordinary! You can spend a long weekend fishing the untouched rivers and reefs around Cooktown for metre sized Barramundi or venture further north for a live aboard adventure out of Weipa. Queensland offers an array of experiences for anglers of all skill levels.

Fishing on a charter boat in Queensland.

All of these options in Queensland have one single thing in common, they all offer the best fishing experiences within their respective fields. The species may differ, but the quality of fishing does not. From 100lb Black Marlin to the amazing Barramundi, if you have a trophy species in mind there is no doubt that Queensland will offer it.

 

Packages


Cooktown

  • 5 Days/4 Nights – 3 Days Fishing
  • Return airfares from Melbourne to Cairns
  • 5 days car hire with unlimited mileage
  • 3 full days fishing including all gear and lunch
  • 4 night’s triple share accommodation in Cooktown
  • Fish packaged to transport home
  • All booking fees & departure taxes
$2,170* per person, based on 3 anglers

Cooktown is 330 km north of Cairns and can be reached by a scenic 4hour drive or a 30 minute flight out of Cairns. Its name comes from the Captain Cook as it where he came ashore to repair his ship when he ran aground on the reef. It is no wonder the main river is called the Endeavour River in this area of ideal fishing.

The styles of fishing varies from estuary for big barramundi and mangrove jacks and to reef fishing chasing GTs, Mackerels, Coral Trout and many other tropical reef fish.

 

Cairns Fishing Adventures

Fishing in QLD.It is local knowledge and wealth of fishing experience in Cairns & the Cairns Region that makes a Guided Estuary and/or River Fishing adventure with our charter operator one of the best fishing experiences that you will ever have. The operator has been mentored by some of North Queensland’s most recognised professional fishing guides and has been taught Reef GT Popper fishing by world famous GT Popper fisherman Barry James Cross. They cater for different levels of fishing experience, from the beginner, to the passionate, from the young to the elderly. We cater for families or a group of mates out for a day of fishing and exploring. They supply on all their charters all top quality rods & reels, all bait & tackle, bottles of water and tea/coffee and our experienced fishing guide.

Estuary Fishing In Trinity Inlet, Cairns

The open waters, creeks and deep channel of the Cairns Estuary System are an extremely important part of the breeding cycle of the juvenile fish. Morning 7.30 am to 12.00 pm. /Afternoon 1.00 pm to 5.30 pm. Alternatively take the AM and PM charters in one day to make a full day. Share charters and sole (private) charters available for half day and full day.

River Fishing On The Mulgrave & Russell Rivers And Mutchero Inlet

Only 40 kilometres south of Cairns, situated near Queensland`s highest mountain, Mt Bartle Freer, nestled amongst Russell River National Park has some the most breath taking scenery in Far North Queensland. During May, June, July and August this can fish extremely well with Giant Queen Fish and Giant Trevally moving around the river system. Moving into September, October, November and December target species may include Giant Trevally, Queen Fish, Mangrove Jack, Fingermark and the famous Barramundi. Pick up from Cairns accommodation at 6.30 am and drop off around 4.30 pm. A delicious lunch is included. Share charters and sole (private) charters available for full day only.

Fishing in a Queensland river.

Cairns Bluewater (Reef) Fishing

Only a short distance from Cairns is numerous wrecks, reefs and islands. There are huge variety of fish species that inhabit these waters. Fishing methods may include live-bait fishing, bottom fishing, jigging as well as lure and poppers fishing. Departure is at 6.30 am until 3.00 pm from the Cairns Marlin Marina. Share charters and sole (private) charters available for full day only.

Fishing in Queensland.

 

Cairns

  • 4 night’s accommodation Cairns Pullman Reef Casino (subject to availability) or similar walking distance to marina
  • 2/3 days of your chosen type of fishing
  • Return airfares to Cairns from Melb or Sydney (other states subject to quote)
  • All booking fees & departure taxes
  • We can alter package to suit - price approx.
from $1,700* per person

Based on 2,3 or 4 anglers depending on what type of fishing
(Please note package price is subject to flight availability as months can vary)

 

Cairns to Weipa

This area provides some very different styles of fishing from big 1000lb marlin to the amazing Barramundi. The area between Cairns and Townsville is one of the best light tackle game fishing in the world. Operators are also available.

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Latest Packages

Victoria

  • Snapper Fishing - $130
  • Whiting Fishing - $110
  • Bluefin Tuna/Portland - $300
  • Kids Fishing Trip - $130

Tasmania

  • Trout Weekend - $1950
  • Bluefin Tuna - $1325

Queensland

  • Cooktown - $2175
  • Cairns - $1985

Cook Islands

  • Game Fishing - $3300
  • Bone Fishing - $4350

Samoa

  • Savaii Game Fishing - $3825
  • Upolu Game Fishing - $3450

Fiji

  • Game and Sports - $2975

New Zealand

  • Kingfish Weekend - $1700
  • Sports and Reef - $2150

Vanuatu

  • Game Fishing Week - $3365

Solomon Islands

  • Game & Sports Fishing - $3125

Nauru

  • Game & Sports Fishing - $2795
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