A-One Fishing Charters

66 reviews
In demand!

A-One Fishing Charters welcomes you to the sparkling azure waters of Airlie Beach, Queensland! With more than 70 islands scattered throughout the Whitsundays, anglers can choose from a variety of fish and fishing techniques. Troll for big game or bottom fish for colorful surprises!

Step aboard a 29’ Young Craft boat, built in 2000 and powered by twin 150 HP Mercury engines. The boat is ready when you are, equipped with a fishing license, rods, reels, tackle, and live bait. There’s even a toilet on board to maximize your comfort.

All you have to do now is choose your adventure! Try bottom fishing for Coral Trout and Snappers, or fishing the flats for Queenfish and Emperors. If it’s the drama of a chase you love, enjoy trolling offshore for Giant Trevalleys, Mahi Mahi, and Black Marlin, among others. You keep your catch, and Captain Oliver Galea will clean and fillet it for you.

A-One Fishing Charters includes courtesy pick-up from local destinations, soft drinks, snacks, and the option to have a BBQ meal right on board! Bring your own beer, or receive one complimentary drink when you book a sunset cruise.

Last but not least, bring your smile and a camera because you’re sure to make some memories!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip (Private)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,362
    price breakdown
    $1,362
    Why not charter your own private vessel and enjoy the whole day chasing Marlin, Tuna, Nannygai, Emperor, Sail Fish, Coral Trout, Mahi Mahi, just to name a few! With complimentary morning tea, BBQ lunch, Soft drinks and water, this trip promises to excite. Explore the beautiful reef and island and make sure to bring your camera! Courtesy pick-up from nearby locations available.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (Private)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $717
    price breakdown
    $717
    Why not charter your own private charter and head out to destinations only you could dream off. Chase Marlin, Tuna, Nannygai, Mahi Mahi, Coral Trout and Emperor just to name a few! Cruise around the reef and the islands and explore unchartered territory! Come out and escape the crowds! Make sure to bring your camera as this will be the highlight of your holiday in the beautiful Whitsundays. Complimentary meal, soft drinks and water, BYO alcohol. Courtesy pick-up from nearby locations available.
  • Shared trip
    Full Day Trip – Sport Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $473
    price breakdown
    $473
    Our full day reef charter takes you out 30NM to the great barrier reef. Bring your strong arm because you are going to need it! Popping and jigging for GT's, Queenies, Mahi Mahi and much more or try your hand at trolling and bag yourself a Marlin or Sail Fish! This trip promises to get your heart racing! Don't forget to bring your camera! All bait, tackle, BBQ lunch, water and soft drinks supplied. Complimentary pick up from local location's available.
  • Shared trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $387
    price breakdown
    $387
    Fishing the outer islands of the Whitsundays, with a choice of deep sea fishing or sports fishing. All fishing equipment is provided, and you keep your catch! Chase Marlin, Tuna, Nannygai, Emperor, Sail Fish, Mahi Mahi, Coral trout just to name a few. Complimentary morning tea, BBQ lunch, soft drinks and water provided. Make sure to bring your camera! Our professional and dedicated staff will make sure this trip will be the highlight of your holiday! Courtesy pick-up from nearby locations available.
  • Private trip
    Island Tours – Whitehaven Beach
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $387
    price breakdown
    $387
    The Whitsundays is sprinkled with more than 70 islands. This trip is perfect for families who want to explore. This includes 3 tours in one! Fish, snorkel, and explore Whitehaven Beach! You pick the islands, and the captain takes you to them! A complimentary meal, soft drinks, and water will be provided on each trip. Make sure to bring your camera and capture the best memories money can't buy! Courtesy pick-up from nearby locations is available as well.
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $215
    price breakdown
    $215
    Come witness the beauty of the inner reef. Chase Marlin, Tuna, Coral Trout, Nannygai, Emperor, Mahi Mahi and many other species the Whitsunday has to offer. Fishing license and all gear provided. Complimentary morning and afternoon tea, soft drinks and water. Courtesy pick-up from nearby locations available.
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $215
    price breakdown
    $215
    Come witness the beauty of the inner reef. Chase Marlin, Tuna, Coral Trout, Nannygai, Emperor, Mahi Mahi and many other species the Whitsunday has to offer. Fishing license and all gear provided. Complimentary morning and afternoon tea, soft drinks and water. Courtesy pick-up from nearby locations available.
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About the Captain

Oliver Galea
Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
Angler's Choice
5 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
66 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since June 2017
A-One Fishing Charters is a locally-owned family business. They know all the best fishing spots and will show you almost any fishing technique you can think of! Their vessel is fully licensed with Great Barrier Reef park permits to fish in all areas. Book with them and become part of the family!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Coral Trout Coral Trout
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Marlin (Black) Marlin (Black)
Nannygai Nannygai
Queenfish Queenfish
Sailfish Sailfish

Snapper (Red Emperor) Snapper (Red Emperor)
Sweetlip Emperor Sweetlip Emperor
Trevally (Giant) Trevally (Giant)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Young craft (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2000. Powered by 2 150HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
7 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Handline
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Airlie Beach to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.39
out of 5 stars from 66 reviews
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February fishing trip
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Angler Rating
39
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
85%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
93%
Catch intended fish
60%
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   NEW  August 1, 2020
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Anton B.
Tingalpa, QLD
 5.00
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Half day trip with Olly

VERIFIED   November 4, 2019
Great half day trip with captain Olly.. everyone went home with a good feed of quality fish… fished a few spots then...
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Mick W.
Brisbane, Queensland
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Half day morning trip

VERIFIED   January 23, 2020
The boys on the boat put us on to some fish my son absolutely loved it he even got to drive back in. Caught enough for...
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Robert H.
Upper Coomera, QLD
 5.00
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Half day trip with Olly and his wife

VERIFIED   September 1, 2019
Me and my partner did a half day and had an absolute blast Olly even helped my partner reel in a bid COD as it was her first...
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Shelley S.
Brisbane, QLD
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Full day trip

VERIFIED   January 5, 2020
Had an excellent time, would highly recommend this fishing trip to others, very relaxed atmosphere.
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