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Light Tackle And Heavy Tackle Game Fishing

We are blessed to have the best opportunities for game fishing in the country, Heavy or Light Tackle.

Our outer reefs and shelf options including Linden Bank, Opal Ridge and Ribbon Reefs up to Lizard Island are second to none when it comes to landing the biggest of fish in the southern hemisphere.

It is achievable by sole charter only including overnight liveaboard extended trips and mothership options for larger groups. Unfortunately, there are no shared charters on offer in the region. There is a variety of quality game fishing boats on offer varying in price from the affordable work horse to the ultimate luxury fishing vessel.

Light Tackle Game Fishing

Full day activity by sole charter only (max.6 pax in your group recommended) fishing in custom made vessels designed for speed and manoeuvring. 10-15kg line class is used for trolling lures or baits for species such as small black marlin, sailfish, wahoo, tuna and dolphin fish on the outer reef some 20 miles offshore.

Exciting fishing and is great for the experienced or first time anglers wanting to add a bit of zap into their holiday. Popper Fishing for Big Giant Trevally is available along with snorkelling, island and sand cay sessions on request. Available all year round.

Heavy Tackle Game Fishing

Full day activity by sole charter only (max 4 pax. in your group recommended) fishing in custom made vessels designed for speed and manoeuvring. 24-37kg line class is used for trolling live baits and lures for big black marlin. It is formula one fishing and the ultimate angling goal for the most serious of anglers.

Some fitness is definitely required to tangle with a potential a 1000lb fish. Available only between late September through to late December. This is when the big Pacific Black Marlin come to breed with our smaller stallions right on our doorstep.

Travelling time from your chosen destination, whether it be Port Douglas or Lizard Island destination is around 80 minutes. We are the closest port to these exotic destination on the east coast of Australia. Other species you may encounter undergoing this activity may include massive wahoo, dogtooth tuna and spanish mackerel. It's the biggest adrenalin rush you'll ever get as an angler!

Port Douglas Game Fishing Charters

Saltaire Fishing Charters Port Douglas

Based in Port Douglas, Saltaire is available for Heavy Tackle, Light tackle, Reef Fishing and personalised charters including adventure cruising, snorkelling and diving.

It is a Custom Made vessel built specifically for the Great Barrier Reef conditions and is beautifully designed for daily and extended trips.

Shaka game boat
Shaka Game Boat

This beautifully appointed 60ft game boat is available for overnight charters catering for all your Great Barrier Reef experiences including heavy tackle and light tackle game fishing, popper fishing, reef fishing, snorkelling /diving and island/sand cay trips. Fully catered for, destinations include from Cairns, Port Douglas, Cooktown and Lizard Island and more

Extended Reef, Game & Sportfishing Charter Package

We are excited to offer you this great Great Barrier Reef extended fishing package. Our local Great Barrier Reef is home to the best fishing in the world with a range of angling options available. Port Douglas is the closest based harbour to this Natural Wonder of the World on the east coast of Australia.

A minimum of 4 days is required to secure a booking catering for up to 8 pax. Trips beyond this can be for as long as you wish. With a very experienced and dedicated team you are in for a wonderful experience!

Minke Light Tackle Game Fishing

Minke is a 40ft Assegai custom built express style sportfishing cruiser with a cruise speed of 25 knots. Based in Port Douglas for private day charters only, this is a premium vessel for a trip out to the Great Barrier Reef. 

Trips can include reef fishing, light tackle game fishing, giant trevally popper fishing and also adventure cruising opportunities to sand cays, tropical islands and private reef systems. Snorkelling and diving can also be part of your day.

Aerial photo of the Levante boat at full speed

Levante is a 44.5ft Assegai flybridge cruiser fully equipped for extended live on-board fishing charters only.

This stylish vessel has two cabins to provide overnight accommodation for up to 4 guests with 1 double and 2 single berths and full sized bathroom facilities.

Black Marlin - The Pinnacle of Port Douglas Fishing

We are blessed with the best overall fishing opportunities on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia and this clip produced by Fishing Port Douglas is a pure statement to our testimony and depicts our famous seaside village. It is the pinnacle, Formula One Fishing and is a taste to whet the appetite of what we can offer no matter the style of fishing you choose whether it be River, Reef or Game.


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