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Head Hunter Charters

Bermagui Harbour
Bermagui NS, Australia

Head Hunter Charters are on a mission to take you fishing and show you a great time while you’re catching big fish on the NSW South Coast. They operate out of Bermagui and Merimbula and can take you to the reefs and the offshore waters, which are rich with the most desirable big game fish. You can catch a Marlin or a Tuna almost any day here!

The summer months can see the East Australian Current bring warm currents down from the north into Bermagui and with them all three species of Marlin. As the summer comes to an end, Yellowfin Tuna in excess of 60kg begin to populate these waters, making this a prime spot for some excellent game fishing.

Head Hunter Charters can also take you reef fishing for huge Snappers, Yellowtail Kingfish, Morwong, and Flathead. All tackle is provided and kept strictly to IGFA standards and maintained meticulously by the crew.

You will fish aboard a 41’ Steber boat – the “Head Hunter” herself. Powered by two 425 HP Yanmar engines, she can reach speeds of over 30 knots. This is a large and comfortable boat, with a full cockpit, a full-size salon, toilet, shower, kitchen, a multimedia system and a large flybridge.

This boat is designed from the ground up for offshore adventures, and its crew is there to make sure you have a trip of a lifetime. Your trip can start from Ulladulla to Eden, and most ports in-between, for a truly customised adventure. All full day charters include morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea.

Head Hunter’s mission is to cater to your needs. Whether it be your first time fishing or you’re chasing a record, they can create a package just for you.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip -Southern Bluefin Tuna
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 31 Aug
    US$ 1782
    up to 6 persons
    + US$ 178
    each additional person
    Trip runs Jun, July, August ONLY. This is a monster 12-hour trip that will see you specifically targeting Southern Bluefin Tuna. You will travel 30 nautical miles out in order to locate the most productive grounds where the mighty Tuna swim.
  • Private trip
    10Hr Trip - Marlin & Yellowfin Tuna
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1425
    up to 6 persons
    + US$ 178
    each additional person
    This is an exclusive charter for your group only. You will be fishing for Striped, Blue and Black Marlin, Albacore Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna, and Dolphin Fish (Mahi Mahi). Trip lasts from 7 am - 5 pm and includes morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and refreshments.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Kingfish & Reef - Exclusive
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1069
    up to 6 persons
    + US$ 142
    each additional person
    This is a private trip for you and your group of friends and family. You will fish the Montague island for Yellowtail Kingfish, followed by some reef fishing for Snapper and Flathead. Trip runs from 7 am - 2 pm and includes morning tea, lunch and refreshments.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Reef Fishing - Exclusive
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 891
    up to 6 persons
    + US$ 142
    each additional person
    This is an exclusive reef fishing charter for your own group only. You will go reef fishing for Flathead, Snapper, Morwong, and other reef species. Your trip includes morning tea and refreshments.
  • Shared trip
    Full Day Game Fishing
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    9 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 263
    per person
    6 persons minimum
    The full day game fishing trip will take you out to the deeper waters in search for Blue, Striped and Black Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Albacore Tuna, Dolphin Fish (Mahi Mahi) and others. The trip lasts for 9 hours, starting at 7 am and ending at 5 pm. Trip includes morning tea, afternoon tea, and refreshments. You can BYO Lunch.
  • Shared trip
    3/4 Day Kingfish & Reef Fishing
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 178
    per person
    5 persons minimum
    This trip will see you fishing Montague island for Yellowtail Kingfish followed by some reef fishing. In the reefs, you will target Snapper, Morwong, and Flathead. This is a 7-hour trip that starts at 7 am and finishes at 2 pm. You will have morning tea and refreshments included, and you can bring your own lunch.
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Reef Fishing - Afternoon
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    US$ 135
    per person
    4 persons minimum
    This trip will take 4 hours and will end at 4:30 pm. You will fish the reefs for Snapper, Morwong, Flathead and other reef species. Your trip will include all fishing gear, afternoon tea and refreshments.
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Reef Fishing - Morning
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 135
    per person
    4 persons minimum
    This is a 4-hour reef fishing trip for Snapper, Morwong, Flathead and other reef species. You will have morning tea and refreshments included, on your trip.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flathead
Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (Striped)
Shark (Mako)
Snapper (Pink)
Spearfish (Shortbill)

Swordfish
Tuna (Albacore)
Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Steber (Flybridge) originally built in 1987, and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 425HP Yanmar Diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
41 ft
Capacity
10 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Spearfishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

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

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. 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 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
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
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 1.5% fee.

About the Charter Operator

Head Hunter Charters
Bermagui, New South Wales, Australia
Member since March 2015
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The crew of Head Hunter Charters provides the ultimate charter fishing experience and pride themselves on offering the best Exclusive Charters on the far south coast of NSW. They are family owned and operated, and have a long family tradition of fishing and boating. This crew enjoys nothing more than being able to share all the wonderful experiences with their guest. They say the ocean has a lot to offer and they want to show it to you. Whether you want to be fighting a 300kg Blue Marlin, fishing on the reefs or relaxing and watching the whales play, they are your go-to charter!
Response time: 15 hours
Response rate: 79%

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