Billy’s Charter

Bel Ombre
Victoria, Seychelles

May I kindly introduce you to my business Billy’s Charter

We are a small enterprise but make it our mission to satisfy all our customers, be it a Half-day or Full-day trip. We enjoy every moment interaction with our all our guests and make it our priority to make you feel comfortable and relaxed throughout your trip!

It doesn’t matter if you are an experienced angler or a first timer we will teach you all the nessary techniques that you need to know. All are welcome on board my vessel!

Boat details: Your ideal big game or sport fishing machine. She is a 9 metre catamaran powered by twin Yamaha 225 HP fourstroke engines. More than enough power to reach the fishing ground before anyone does!
She is accessorized with a nine inch Garmin Chartplotter/fishfinder with a maximum depth range on 300 meters. Cobra VHF marine radio and an onboard music system to keep you entertained while onboard.

Our fishing equipments are up to date we have six big game fishing penn reels and two jigging penn rod/reels combo. With a wide selection of lures/rapala, be it for trolling or bottom fishing we are fully equipped to exceed your expectations.

We mostly go for big-game fish which include yellow-fin tuna,bonito,dorado, wahoo, sail-fish and the great marlin and deep-sea species when the weather is permitting red-snapper, grouper, jackfish, and the famous Giant Trevally.

On our Full day trips we offer fishing, snorkeling/fishfeeding and a local beach grill BBQ so you get to grill you catch! Nothing I repeat nothing will taste as good as a fish that you caught yourself!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day - Praslin And Ladigue
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 1500
    up to 8 persons
    We will go in the morning to visit Praslin Island. When we arrive, you can do some snorkeling and swimming. After that we will take taxi (not included in price) because the Island is beautiful and something you should see. After sight seeing, you can take a lunch in restaurant (not included in price) and we'll get back to the boat to visit La Digue island. After visiting La Digue island we will be going back to Mahe.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Deep Sea Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    US$ 1150
    up to 8 persons
    I usually say more time out at sea means more chance of catching fish! Departure from jetty at 8.30 head over to the fishing reef on this particular trip our range is 15km+. All fishing gears are provided on-board. Soon you will hear with the screaming of the reels and the excitement of the crew while the fish is on! Truly an amazing experience. We have lunch on-board which includes tuna and egg sandwiches, boiled eggs, roast chicken, local snacksand peanuts to keep full of energy.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Fishing/ BBQ/Snork
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    US$ 1150
    up to 8 persons
    We kick off to the Fishing bank at 8.30 and fish till noon, then head back for our creole beach grill BBQ which is going to give you the opportunity to ‘grill your catch’. Our BBQ consists of grilled fish, BBQ chicken, sausage, green salad and garlic bread. Our Afternoon is going to end with some snorkelling/fishfeeding session in the coral garden of Baie-ternary marine national park and take home with you a life-long memory of the adventure we shared with you.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Sport fishing
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    US$ 700
    up to 8 persons
    Half day sport fishing trip. Departure is from Bel-Ombre jetty we head out to the fishing reef which is about 5km away and our maximum range is roughly 15km on half-day trips. All fishing equipments are provided on-board. We are after Yellowfin tuna, bonito, dorado, king fish, sail-fish and if you get lucky the famous marlin. Mineral water and soft drinks are provided on-board.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Sailfish
Snapper (Red)
Trevally (Giant)
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Wahoo

Boat Specs

Custom built (Catamaran) originally built in 2010, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 225HP Yamaha V6 Fourstroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Handline

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Outriggers

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Snacks
Drinks
Fishing License Included
Lunch

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Crew Keeps 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

About the Captain

Billy Camille
Victoria, Seychelles
Member since March 2015
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I grew up in Seychelles, during the school holidays I would go out fishing with my dad. Since then I developed a great interest for both boating and fishing. Then after my studies, I worked for him as a full time job and with time I gained more experience. I did my skippers license, then I decided I want to start my own business. So now I have my own boat and offer boat charter.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 83%

Victoria Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5 stars from 5 reviews

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The communication and planning was easy.  We hired them in order to catch fish.  We caught fish.  I have been on several other off shore trips that were much more entertaining.  Me and my wife sat and chatted until we got a strike.  There was very little talking from the crew to us.  They didn’t seem interested in adding any extra info/joy to the experience.  They briefly described one island we passed, and I had to ask what kind of fish we caught.  The fish were immediately dispatched and thrown into the holding well without even displaying to us what we caught.  Generally, I have had the capt. or crew, explain some details of the fish, or at least what kind it is, and let us look/take pics.  We took pics on the doc when it was all over with.  In the past, some celebration or excitement occurs once fish are being caught.  This was not the case.  Very lackluster experience.  However, we hired them to catch fish and they did that.  We caught several bonito while circling the local fisherman for a while.  That was quite boring as we could tell we were literally driving in a circle repeatedly.  I don’t think I would go back out with this company.  Everyone was super nice, just not the experience I was hoping for.

Fished May 23, 2018
Billy Camille (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 31, 2018

On behalf of the Crew I apologize if they didn’t perform to your expectations as far as entertainment!
Twice you mentioned that you booked with my company to “CATCH FISH” and you did catch fish, you said so yourself. You caught 13 BONITOS and 2 JACKFISH that day.
You also complained that the boat was going round and round in circles. Note that we were doing trolling so the boat has to go round the fishing reef.
I can tell you that the crew especially the skipper has 20 years of experience as a “Charter Skipper” he is a quiet person but there has never been any negative complaints so far. As they do interact with guests on board - it is a sad state of affair that my fishing trip was not to your expectation. However you said so yourself that the main objective was successful.

My most sincere apologies to you

Tight lines and be HAPPY

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We had an awesome family morning. 13 fish caught plus the ones that got away. Everyone caught fish. Great first experience of fishing for the girls. Youngest had the most fish and wife the largest. Great day. Would definitely do it again

Fished April 23, 2018
Billy Camille (The Captain)
Replied to this review on April 23, 2018

Hi Steven,
Thank you for the positive review! I deeply appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us here at Billy’s Charter! We are looking foward to having you again with us.

Warm regards,
Billy.

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Fished March 17, 2018
Billy Camille (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 18, 2018

Dear Amir,

Thank you for the positive review, really glad you enjoyed your trip! Hope to see you again!

Kind regards,
Billy

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