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 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.
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.
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!
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.
This beautifully appointed 47ft Riviera 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.
Our Amokura vessel is a 57ft Assegai Game Boat first launched in 2001. Powered by twin C-18 CAT ENGINES producing 2000 HP and capable of hitting speeds of up to 35 knots with ease, Amokura's handling and sea keeping ability are second to none and its low centre of gravity and deep-vee hull make for an extremely comfortable ride.
At 47ft Moana is a game fishing machine and one of the flagship vessels in the region. It is a custom made Dick Ward vessel which is very modern and comfortable. Daniel McCarthy and his crew are committed to providing outstanding service in the luxury charter business.
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.