Cairns Reef Fishing Charters | Great Barrier Reef
Cairns Reef Fishing Charters | Great Barrier Reef
Our Cairns reef fishing private boat charters take a maximum of 4 anglers out for a day of fishing on the Great Barrier Reef that they will never forget. We go fishing in the deep blue sea on the coral reefs off Cairns to catch some of the best eating and best fighting fish in the world. On our Cairns reef fishing charters you can expect only the highest quality fishing tackle, the latest fish finding instruments. This is a high quality personalised Cairns private charter fishing boat tour. If fishing is not your thing book the boat for a private charter snorkel tour.
Cairns Reef Fishing Charters | Great Barrier Reef
Cairns reef fishing private charter tours are popular with guests from all over the world and it’s no wonder as the Great Barrier Reef has so many protected green zones and fishing bans in certain months of the year to enable the fish stocks to recover.
This combined makes our Great Barrier Reef fishing grounds one of the most remarkable in the world for catching some of the cleanest and best eating fish and the home of the famous Black Marlin fishing tournaments Cairns is so well known for.
Experience the thrill of blue water fishing on this world famous reef on board your very own private charter fishing boat on a sole charter with your best mates.
Sports fishing on the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns is our speciality.
Cairns Reef Fishing Charter Boat Specifications
Launched in 2015 our 31 foot Powercat 2900 offers a fast smooth ride to the famous Great Barrier Reef fishing grounds off Cairns wasting no time at all.
With a cruising speed of 25 knots, you be on the reef and fishing in around an hour.
With an overall length of 9.4 meters, she is powered by twin 250hp Suzuki outboards.
Fitted with the latest Raymarine hybrid Touch Sunder and GPS, 2 x 220L underfloor kill tanks/storage compartments, 2 x 80L live bait tanks, Reelax Outriggers, a self-draining deck and fisherman’s work station with 250L esky – this is the ultimate in Cairns reef fishing charter boats.
For your comfort on board, there is also a full length fibreglass cockpit hard top for shade, an electric marine toilet, a Clarion marine stereo and walk thru transom with swim up ladder for when you need to cool off in the ocean.
Onboard your charter boat is our highly experienced crew and private charter boat captain to ensure your reef fishing charter is memorable as well as abundant with the targeted fish species of your choice on board and prepared for you to take home for the barbeque that night.
All our private fishing charters include lunch, soft drinks, water, tackle and all your fish cleaned bagged and iced.
Cairns Sports Fishing Options
The best part about a private reef fishing boat charter in Cairns is the freedom to choose the style and type of fishing you would like to do for the day on the Great Barrier Reef.
With our fast paced sports fishing boat being exclusive to just you and your friends, you enjoy access to remote reef locations away from the casual day trippers.
Wet a line to catch a prize eating reef fish or go big and chase the mighty Black Marlin for the ultimate tag and release trophy shot.
- Deep Dropping or Deep Water Private Fishing Charter - Max 4 Guests
Chase the incredibly tasty ruby and gold band snapper in waters of up to 500 meters. Your charter boat will be set up with deep drop rods and electric reels to haul your catch from the deep.
Note: Extra persons pay the share charter rate above the private charter boat day rate - Max 6 guests
Light Tackle Game Fishing: Sole Charter 4 Anglers
Now we are getting serious and to allow for those bigger catches, we need a bit more room on deck.
This private charter boat option is suited to a maximum of 4 guests and will see you trolling the inshore and outer reef areas with lures, skip baits and live baits.
Targeting the bigger pelagic species such as Spanish mackerel, Cobia, Sailfish, Tuna and Black marlin.
Note: Extra persons pay the share charter rate above the private charter boat day rate - Max 6 Guests
- Giant Trevally Popper Fishing Private Charter - Max 6 Guests - Only 2 Guests Fishing At One Time
Fishing the reef edges and bommies and coastal islands casting poppers for the brutal Giant Trevally and by catch such as Spanish Mackerel, Red Bass, Coral Trout, Cod and other reef species that chase down poppers and top water lures.
- Reef Fishing Private Charter - Max 4 Guests
With a maximum of 4 fishermen on board, this is the best private fishing charter for those wishing to chase those fantastic reef fish varieties such as small and large mouth Nannygai, Red Emperor, Coral trout, Sweetlip and more.
Drop a line in the rubble patches, wrecks and bommies of the reef.
Just advise our boat crew and they will get you to the best fishing spot on the day.
A great day for a family or a bunch of mates.
Note: Extra persons pay the share charter rate above the private charter boat day rate - Max up to 8 Guests
- Shark Fishing Private Charter (Stictly catch & release) - Max 4 Guests
Our private charter shark fishing tours are strictly catch and release, this is your chance to get up land one of these magnificent fish.
With a maximum of 4 anglers on your charter boat, this is the day to have the camera handy.
2 anglers will fish on rotation using a stand up harness, specialised reels and 80lb stand up rods, fish with live & dead baits for bull sharks, bronze whalers, tiger sharks and hammerheads.
- Light Tackle Game Fishing Private â€‹- Max 4 Anglers
Fishing the inshore and outer reefs trolling Lures, Skip Baits, and Live Baiting for Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Black Marlin, Sailfish, Dolphin Fish, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Long Tail Tuna and other species.
Note: Extra persons pay the share charter rate above the private charter boat day rate - Max up to 6 Guests
- Great Barrier Reef Snorkelling Private Charter Boat Tour - Max 4 Guests
If fishing is not your thing, charter the boat for a day of snorkelling the reefs and islands of the Great Barrier Reef and get below to see the reef in all of its glory.
For those wanting to experience the reef below, why not arrange a private charter snorkelling tour and spend the day away from the crowds at some of the best reef destinations.
Your day includes the sole use of this fully equipped boat.
Hit the best spots on the reef for a day of snorkeling – away from the crowds.
With 5 of your closest friends or family, this is a great value way to see the best of the best.
As your skipper and crew are on the reef daily, they know the best spots and will ensure you head home having enjoyed the ultimate day on the reef.
Note: Extra persons pay the share charter rate above the private charter boat day rate - Max up to 6
Cruise Ship Shore Tours Cairns
If your coming to Cairns or Yorkeys Knob on a cruise ship then this is a great way to fit in with the cruise ships shore tour time to ensure you see the parts of the Great Barrier Reef that are far away from the crowds.
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Included in Price
Lunch & cold drinks
Rods, reels, tackle and baits
Your fish cleaned, bagged, iced and ready for you to take home
Snorkel gear & lycra sun suits for private snorkelling charters
For Bookings Call Now!
1300 761 612
8 hours (approx.)
Meet the boat at Cairns Marlin Marina, G Finger at 6:45 am for a 7:00am departure, returning around 3:00pm
Days of Operation
Daily except Christmas Day
Departs FromG Finger at the Cairns Marlin Marina
Please note all passengers will need to re-contact operator between 5:00pm and 6:00pm the evening prior to the charter departing to reconfirm passenger numbers and to check weather conditions are safe and suitable for the charter.
What To Bring
Hat, sunscreen, camera, towel, see-sickness tablets, light long sleeve shirt or fishing shirt, Sun suit / rash vest
Fitness Level RequiredMedium to Active
Recommended minimum age 10, however the skipper can be flexible under certain conditions
All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.
Operator’s Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations and/or change of booking numbers made ten (10) days or less from the charter date will result in forfeit of the booking fee deposit .
Bookings made less than 24 hours before charter departure require 100% booking fee. If passenger fail to show the next day for their trip (“NO SHOW”) there will be NO REFUND GIVEN.
Please note: loss or damage to rods and reels will incur additional replacements costs.
Alcohol is BYO (No glass bottles and no BIG eskys please – ample cold storage onboard) and is ONLY permitted in moderation.
Drunkenness and/or disorderly conduct poses a safety risk and cannot be tolerated. It may also result in the trip being cancelled and returning port and no refund of charter fees.
Great Barrier Reef
The perfect snorkel and fishing boat from Cairns for small groups of people. Perfect for cruise ship passengers and families to see the reef.
2019 - 20211 Apr 19 - 31 Mar 21
|Cairns Reef Fishing Charters | Great Barrier Reef | Price For Up To 4 Guests | Maximum 7 Guests|
When booking more than 4 guests, book a charter option then add additional guests in optional extras
|Shark Fishing Private Charter | Price For Up To 4 Guests | Maximum 7 Guests Check My Price||Check My Price||
|Giant Trevally Popper Fishing Private Charter | Price For Up To 4 Guests | Maximum 7 Guests Check My Price||Check My Price||
|Deep Dropping or Deep Water Private Fishing Charter | Price For Up To 4 Guests | Maximum 7 Guests Check My Price||Check My Price||
|Great Barrier Reef Snorkelling Private Charter | Price For Up To 4 Guests | Maximum 7 Guests Check My Price||Check My Price||
|Reef Fishing Private Charter | Price For Up To 4 Guests | Maximum 7 Guests Check My Price||Check My Price||
|Cairns Reef Fishing Charters | Great Barrier Reef | Maximum 4 Guests|
|Light Tackle Game Fishing Private Charter | Maximum 4 Guests Check My Price||Check My Price||
Optional Extras for 2019 - 2021
The following optional extras can be purchased at time of booking.
|Additional Guest(s) Up To 7 Maximum||
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