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Port Douglas River, Estuary and Coastal Fishing

This is a coastal, calm water experience in boats up to 8m designed for sportfishing on our local inlets, creeks, rivers and inshore reefs.

Half day and full day trips are offered and night trips available on request.

On the protected waters of the mangrove systems our guides often catch live bait and target species such as barramundi, queenfish, mangrove jack & trevally in the rivers & creeks. Specialised lure & fly trips are available by private charter. Sole charter trips can also include requested croc spotting, mud crabbing, bird watching and photography.

Coastal trips, weather providing can take you to our very productive inshore reefs, wrecks and very unique wonky holes (complex underwater rainforest river systems that release its water along the coast from the Daintree World Heritage Rainforest). Here you tangle with some bigger species including thumping nannygai, mackerel, coral trout, gold spot cod, cobia, trevally species and fingermark. Popper, jigging & soft plastic fishing available on private charters.

It is ideal for families, first time anglers and also the ultimate keen fisho. We are blessed to have a range of great fishing within a short distance from the moment of you stepping onboard our boats.


River, Estuary and Coastal Fishing Charters

Exceed Sportfishing Port Douglas

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.

James Beitzel boat
James Beitzel's Fishing On The Daintree River, Coast and Reef

It's rare to meet a guide who is not only born and bred in the Daintree but also has a lifetime of commercial fishing experience behind him, is relaxed and easygoing as a guide, and works hard to ensure every client has a good time. James Beitzel is all that, and his local knowledge is second to none.

Hook Up Charters

With access to some of the most pristine fishing locations Far North Queensland has to offer, we will take you on an adventure of a lifetime. We will explore the likes of the Dickson Inlet, Muddy Creek and surrounding inshore reefs.

Port Douglas Boat Hire boat
Port Douglas Boat Hire

If you are the type of angler who likes to do your own thing, then this option is maybe what you are looking for. Self-drive pontoon vessels are available for hire at very reasonable rates. No license is required and is a great alternative for groups or families to go fishing or simply cruise at your own leisure. Rod and tackle hire is also available.