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Want more fishing action? Try a night reef trip with Northern Conquest Charters

Summer night fishing is in full swing aboard Northern Conquest Charters boat ‘Sir Reel’. Northern Conquest Charters offer a very popular option which will allow you to enjoy both day and night time reef fishing.  Our boat ‘Sir Reel’ will depart between 4pm to 6pm and return to shore 24 hours later.  Or alternatively we […] Read More..




Live the dream! Catch a Barra with Northern Conquest Charters

Have you dreamt of catching the great and mighty Barramundi?  Fishing in Queensland does not come any better than along the scenic coastline and estuaries of North Queensland.  Northern Conquest Charters can help make your dreams a reality and help you catch that Barra that you’ve dreamt about!  We offer Barra and Estuary fishing charter […] Read More..




7 reasons to book with Northern Conquest Charters

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef and one of Australia’s most treasured gifts. It contains an abundance of marine life and comprises over 3000 individual reef systems, coral cays and golden beaches. Cairns is the closest major port to the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, arguably the greatest fish attractor on earth. […] Read More..




Upcoming Day & Extended Trips 2017

What’s coming for smaller groups and individuals in 2017 Read More..




2017 Great Northern Fishing Adventure

Group of Mates + 2 Boats + 4 Days = Epic Fishing Adventure! Read More..




Cairns Reef Fishing Saturday 1st April

Saturdays charter with Jay Evans and 'new crew member' Joey Kapernick saw some quality fish come on board. Read More..




Extended Charter Trip Report

G'day again all, back from another extended on Sir Reel with Karl Whitburn and Billy Brereton, yet again another great trip with some good fish pulled, boys from Sydney booked both boats , San Miguel and Sir Reel out and naturally the competition was ON ! Needless to say there's great debate on which boat nailed it !!! Read More..




Cairns Trip Report – April 17th 2017

Back again with crew Peter and Cade on for the day. Here are some pics from Saturday's charter......coral trout, spangled emperor, trevally, red emperor (undersized), flowery cod ( nailed by Abby n think she broke a rib), and more, a bit of fun with sharks as always, with having some fish returned to the blue. Read More..




Cairns Private Reef Fishing and Snorkelling Charter

We took the big girl 'Sir Reel' out yesterday on a sole charter for the Mason family from England, who squeezed the half day fishing/snorkeling trip in as a couple of them were flying out at 2000hrs, they would have slept on plane quite well! Read More..




Cairns 24 Hour Reef Fishing March

The target species on our 24 trips are Large Mouth Nannagai, Cobia, Red Emperor, however, welcome bycatch are the Spangled Emperor and Coral Trout. Read More..




  • Thanks Cliff/Stu/Jeremy & Cade for another great trip! We have been doing yearly charters to Northern Australia since 2009 and the 2 trips we have had with Northern Conquest (one from Townsville and one from Cairns) have been the 2 best fishing trips we have been on. Over this period we have been lucky enough to have only dealt with good charter operators. However, Norther Conquest Charters is not only the best Charter company I have dealt with, they are the best company I have dealt with from the tourism industry period. The organising of the trip couldn’t be easier. On our first trip to Townsville we were picked up from the airport, driven to a bottle shop, dropped off at a pub for lunch while the crew got the boat ready, picked up from the pub 2 hours later and then dropped off at the marina with our bags already on the boat and our drinks on ice. Getting on the boat my father said “this is too easy, the fishing can’t be any good” (he was wrong). Not only has Cliff organised our accommodation on both of our trips, we have also been transferred from the marina to our hotel with our gear and our boxes of frozen fish (saving us 2-3 taxis). Whilst on the boat, the crew work tirelessly to ensure their customers are always comfortable and happy (and well fed). Our party is split between those who like bottom bashing and those who like trolling. On both of our trips Stu has kept the bottom bashing and trolling camps happy – a task no other skipper we have fished with has accomplished. The question each year used to be which charter company to book. The question is now which Northern Conquest charter to book.Simon, Denys, Darren, Ken, Dean & Bad Jimmy
  • We just got off the boat after a 4 day fishing trip and all 10 of us loved it. All the staff were great and could'nt do enough to make you feel comfortable which made our trip thoughly enjoyable. Mick the chef cooked up a storm, and I think ive put on 2kgs in 4 days, hehe. Carl and Bill were sensational deckies and really new their stuff and never stoped working throughout the whole trip. We picked a bad week for the weather unfortunatly, but a big thanks goes out to the skipper (Bob) for always trying to get us on the fish when mother nature was against us. Thanks again, Chris from the Wandering Fisho's 2016.Christopher Rimmer

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