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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 Estuary & River Fishing Package

Fishing accommodation QLDOur charter boat operator are based out of Cairns, in Tropical North Queensland, Australia. They offer half and full day guided fishing trips to Trinity Inlet (within walking distance from the CBD), and full day trips to some of the local rivers just south of Cairns.

Their newly restored 20’ Cairns Custom Craft boat is powered by a 90HP Honda outboard motor. It features a spacious deck with a large cover for shade, and can comfortably accommodate up to six anglers. It also comes equipped with GPS, fish finder, VHF radio, live bait tank, and ice box for your drinks and snacks.

Deep sea fishing in a Queensland.

Offering both shared and private fishing charters, which are suitable for all levels of experience. Their half day trips are popular for those with limited time, while the full day river trips are often preferred by those who are a little more serious about their fishing. Private charters are limited to a maximum of 4 people for the full day river trips.

Deep sea fishing in a Queensland.

Target species include Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Threadfin Salmon, Grunter, Trevally, Bream, Queenfish, Fingermark and more. The local wildlife is another added bonus, and the Saltwater Crocodile is not an unusual encounter in any of the local waterways! The crew will supply you with top-quality tackle and bait, as well as a lifetime of local knowledge and guiding experience, while lunch will also be provided on full day river trips. Don’t forget to bring your sunglasses, sunscreen, hat and camera.

  • Return airfares to Cairns from Melb/Sydney
  • 4 night’s twin share accommodation close to marina
  • 1 full day River fishing including lunch
  • 2 x half days Estuary fishing
  • All booking fees & departure taxes
  • We can alter package to suit-price approx
from $1,950* per person

Based on 4 anglers
(Please note package price is subject to flight availability as months can vary)

Deep sea fishing in a Queensland.

 

Swains Reef QLD - 7 Day Live on Board Charter

One of the most popular fishing spots at the bottom end of The Great Barrier Reef some 100n/m North East of Yeppoon Swains Reef provides an abundance of reef and pelagic fish from fishing the shallow reefs or deep drop offs. Fishing for Emperor, Redthroat, coral trout, Spanish mackerel to name a few, it doesn't get any better.

Deep sea fishing in a Queensland.

Your boat can hold up to 10 pax with 2 x cabins with 3 bunks x 1 cabin with 4 bunks all air conditioned, walkabout decks allow for plenty of fishing room on this 18.25m cruiser and there is large freezer capacity for your processed fillets. As for your skipper he has over 25 years experience and knows these water as well if not better as anyone else in the area and is dedicated to your comfort, enjoyment & safety.

Deep sea fishing in a Queensland.

  • Return airfares Sydney to Rockhampton (pitstop Brisbane)
  • Transfers airport to Keppel Bay Marina
  • 7 Days Live on Board fishing including all meals provided (No fishing gear provided)
from $3,925* per person

Based on 8 anglers (can take up to 10 anglers)
(Please note package price is subject to flight availability as months can vary)

Deep sea fishing in a Queensland.

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