If you’re looking for an exciting and professionally guided all-Australian fishing experience, look no further than Flyboat Fishing Charters. With over 30 years of experience, they know how to offer truly exceptional fishing out of Sydney Harbour, Pittwater, or Port Hacking.

The ‘Flyboat’ is a 21’ custom built Sea Jay fly/spin sportfishing charter boat. It comes powered by a Yamaha four stroke engine and is packed to the gills with the best navigational and safety gear. It also features downriggers and can be wheelchair accessible with the help of the crew.

Guide Stephen Gaynor and his crew are in love with fly fishing and will work hard to accommodate all your needs and fishing desires. They’ll do everything they can to put you on the most attractive species of the area, including Tuna, Kingfish, Salmon, Bream, and much more. Guided river and lake fishing tours near the Snowy Mountains are also available upon request.

Your trip will include a basic fly fishing introduction and for already keen fishermen, use of the best fly gear around by brands such as Primal and Redington. For people who prefer spin fishing, they also have a huge range of soft plastics and lures to keep the fish guessing.

They also provide both live and dead bait, if that’s what you prefer. Just let them know in advance, and they’ll get the jackers early in the morning.

Snacks and drinks are provided, but you’re also welcome to bring your own to be stored in their cooler. Flyboat Fishing Charters will supply everything you need for an unforgettable day on the water. You just have to turn up, and they will take care of the rest.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip – Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:15 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Aug 1 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    US $588
    These trips are perfect for people on a short stopover or visit to Sydney. You'll go exploring the beautiful Sydney Harbor and cast a few lines while you take in the beautiful surroundings. You can choose from fly fishing, spinning, handlining, etc.
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FAQs about Flyboat Fishing Charters

Flyboat Fishing Charters offers the following trip to customers:
  • AU $800 per group, additional AU $100 per person after 1 guest - 7 Hour Trip – Fishing (7 hours)

When you book a trip with Flyboat Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Flyboat Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano and Daiwa)
  • Live Bait (Available upon request)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Done on the shore, after the trip)
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch (Sandwiches, on full-days only)
  • Fly Fishing Equipment (Primal and Redington)

Flyboat Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing (Snowy Mountains)
  • Lake Fishing (Snowy Mountains)
  • Inshore Fishing (Sydney Harbour, Pittwater, Port hacking)
  • Flats Fishing

Flyboat Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Handline
  • Spearfishing

Top targeted fish species with Flyboat Fishing Charters include:
  • Bream (Black)
  • Flathead
  • Salmon (Australian)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Whiting
  • Yellowtail Amberjack

Meet the Captain

Stephen Gaynor
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
14 Fishing Reports
13 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2019
I have been fishing since I was 4 years old and have always been around the water, either surfing, spearfishing, prawning, crabbing, or, of course, fishing. Before I started fly fishing, I dedicated 5 years to the elusive Jewfish, but now I love to chase a multitude of species on the fly, including Jewfish. I’m passionate about what I do and love to share that with other people.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bream (Black) Black Bream
Flathead Flathead
Salmon (Australian) Australian Salmon
Tuna (Blackfin) Blackfin Tuna

Boat specs

Sea Jay (Skiff) originally built in 2012. Powered by a 80HP Yamaha Four Stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

21 ft
4 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Snowy Mountains
Lake Fishing
Snowy Mountains
Inshore Fishing
Sydney Harbour, Pittwater, Port hacking
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing


Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano and Daiwa
Live Bait
Available upon request
Catch cleaning & filleting
Done on the shore, after the trip
Fishing License
Sandwiches, on full-days only
Fly Fishing Equipment
Primal and Redington

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
No minimum age, life jackets provided
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible
No ramps, with the assistance


Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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:

American Express
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2% charge will apply.

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