Cairns is considered the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. The only place in the world where two World Heritage landmarks lie next to one another. The Great Barrier Reef is a direct cause to the sustained growth of Cairns as a tourist destination, offering countless opportunities for visitors and locals alike to indulge in the spectacular beauty the reef offers, and to try their luck at bringing home some of the top reef and sports fishing prizes anywhere in Australia. Find out more >
We are committed to customer satisfaction and provide a wide range of specialty experiences along with our normal reef trips, day and overnight. 12 & 24 hour trips to the reef from full boat bookings, to individuals. Fully catered and your fish caught are cleaned and bagged. See our 12 and 24hr page for more details or contact us make a booking.
We also offer a versatile range of live aboard options such as Reef fishing, Coral Sea Wilderness fishing, specialised guided trips, Mud Crab and Barramundi tour in the Hinchinbrook Channel, as well as Snorkelling and Island and Sand Cay stop overs. Extended trips from 2 days to 7 days. Reef, sports and specialty trips. These include a wide range of packages and techniques including trolling, jigging, soft plastics, hard body lure and fly fishing for a wide range of species. All fish caught are filleted and bagged. Check out our Extended Trips page for more details or contact us to make a booking.
Outer Reef wilderness trips together to Flinders Reef 150 nautical miles from Townsville. These trips cater to all types of fishing techniques. A normal day would see some of our groups leave in 2 sport fishing boats to cast poppers at enormous GT’s with the main boat trolling the 1,000m drop off for Dogtooth Tuna, Wahoo and Mahi-Mahi. If a few fillets are required, the Red Emperor and Coral Trout living inside the reef are massive. These trips have to be experienced to be believed. Find out more >
Bowling Green Bay has long been renowned as the best light tackle marlin fishing location on the planet – Find out more >
The Hinchinbrook Channel is renowned for some of the best Barramundi and Mud Crabs in the country. Find out more >
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
Can't recommend highly enough Cliff and the guys from Northern Conquest Charters, San Miguel. From organising the trip from interstate with Cliff to a skipper who worked bloody hard to put us on the fish (Stuie, you're a legend!!). Then there was Chris and Bill who kept us fed, baited and generally entertained, exceptional service and dedication. Awesome trip, a huge thanks from the Darwin mob, we'll be back!!Bert McMahon
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