This is a great overall fishing experience. It can entail a half day coastal or full day outer reef on the water travelling some 8-25 miles offshore to the amazing, expansive and complex reefs systems adjacent to Port Douglas in comfortable bigger and stable boats.
Premium fishing gear is used to bottom fish and sportfish for coral trout, red emperor, nannygai, trevally and mackerel as preferred species.
This is a great all round trip for any angler, including first timers and seasoned kids looking for a bit more excitement and a great feed of table fish to take home. Shared and Private trips available. See below for the selection of boats we manage.
Not recommended for seasick travellers unless conditions are calm.
Trips are either shared or by private charter. Private charters can include snorkelling time on secluded outer reef systems if requested. Corporate or Bucks Days are by private charter only.
Dragon Lady is the Far North's leading reef fishing operation with a 48ft Westcoaster, operating out of the Port Douglas Marina. They are designed for the purpose of catching and landing the large variety of highly sought after reef and game fish in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. This vessel caters for individual and group bookings for a full day charter.
Locally owned, our 8m Haines Hunter centre console vessel offers estuary, river, coastal and reef charters for half and full day charters. Guided by a superb skipper with an awesome reputation you are well and truly on your way to having a wonderful fishing experience.
Saltaire is available for Reef Fishing charters by private charter only. Specifically built for the Great Barrier Reef conditions, this beautifully designed vessel is a premier choice for daily and extended fishing trips. With comfort, speed and great service on your side you will be amongst the serious action on offer including Coral Trout, GT's, Red Emperor, Nannygai, Mackerel amongst a host of others.
MV Norseman is an 18m (60ft) purpose-designed and custom-made vessel capable of speeds up to 28 knots, and can comfortably accommodate up to 30 passengers on shared daily charters. She specialises in reef fishing for all of the top quality table eating fish found on the Great Barrier Reef, and boasts the well-founded reputation as the best reef fishing charter in the Port Douglas region.