Saltaire Charters - 34’ Blue Water

44 Wharf St
Port Douglas QL, Australia

Saltaire Fishing Charters invites you aboard their classic 34ft blue water quarter-horse vessel. IT has witnessed some of the most exciting fishing to be experienced on The Great Barrier Reef and also beyond to the vast reaches of the untamed waters of Papua New Guinea. Based in Port Douglas, Saltaire is available for heavy tackle Black Marlin, light tackle Marlin and game fishing, GT fishing, jigging, reef fishing and personalised charters, including adventure cruising, snorkelling and diving.

The boat is a Dick Ward custom-made vessel built specifically for the Great Barrier Reef conditions and is beautifully designed for daily and extended trips. With comfort, speed and great service on your side, you will be amongst the serious action on offer whether it be pursuing Giant Black Marlin, Giant Trevally, pelagic species or classic reef fish.

Saltaire Fishing Charters is a well-oiled operation equipped with all the bells and whistles and prides itself on the reputation it has built.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Heavy Tackle
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 2030
    up to 8 persons
    The 150 miles from cairns to lizard island is the undisputed home of the Giant Black Marlin. More Black Marlin over 1000Lbs (Granders) are caught here every season than anywhere else in the world. September to mid December is the best time to catch one of these monsters.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Light Tackle
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 1740
    up to 8 persons
    The run of juvenile black marlin are from july to october and are an exciting catch on 10kg line. There is a number of mackerel species to catch and can be caught most of the year. Other species are northern bluefin tuna, yellowfin tuna, wahoo, mahi mahi & giant trevally.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Coral Trout
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black)
Sailfish

Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
Trevally (Giant)
Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Dogtooth)

Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Length
34 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Handline
Spearfishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Bank Transfer

About the Captain

Damian Colette
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
Member since November 2014
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Captain Damian Colette has been fishing all of his life and started charter fishing as a deckhand for many top captains before getting his captains ticket and doing his own charters. He now runs Saltaire Charters. He has great experience, so knows exactly what customers are looking for when booking a trip. Capt. Damian specializes in light tackle and Giant Trevally fishing.
Response time: 13 hours
Response rate: 92%

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Michael Goldthorp
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August fishing trip

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Wayne Johnson
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Port Douglas fishing day August 2016

VERIFIED   August 2, 2016
Had a great time. Spent the day bottom fishing and caught a huge variety of fish. Took the best away for a barbeque. Great...
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