Westernport Fishing Charters – 50'

Explore the beautiful waters of Victoria by joining Westernport Fishing Charters, and have your newest sea adventure! Captain Robin Gray has over 25 years of fishing experience, and he’ll make sure you have a productive day on these fish-rich grounds.

You’ll enjoy the day on his 50’ Westcoaster flybridge boat which can accommodate up to 16 anglers, so you can have fun with all your friends and family. The vessel has a large deck with plenty of space and outdoor seating. There is everything you need for a comfortable outing, like a toilet, icebox, a sound system for entertainment, and it’s wheelchair accessible.

The captain will have Shimano rods and reels for you, but you need to get a fishing license, which is valid for 48 hours and is available online. You’ll be fishing using fresh bait. The crew will clean your catch for you so you can take it home to fill the freezer or prepare a nice dinner.

Capt. Robin specializes in various fishing techniques, such as light tackle, bottom fishing, and drift fishing. The crew will be on hand to show you the best methods for targeting Whiting, Flathead, Pink Snapper, Leatherjacket, Salmon, Tailor, and some Shark species. The target species depend on the season and the conditions.

Kids of all ages are welcome, and there are life jackets in all sizes on board. This can be a great experience to share with your family, and you can make some amazing memories with your children.

You’ll have coffee and tea on board, as well as sausage sizzle lunch, but you can bring your own coolers with drinks and snacks. Make sure to dress appropriately and bring sun protection, so you can fully enjoy your day.

All that’s left to do is Book Westernport Fishing Charters, and get ready for a great fishing adventure!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,058
    This is a great trip for exploring the beautiful waters of Western Port Bay in the south of Australia. You'll go out in the morning and try to reel in a variety of species, including Whiting, Flathead, Pink Snapper, Leatherjacket, Salmon, Tailor, and some Shark species. All rods and reels will be provided on board, as well as lunch, coffee, and tea. Make sure to bring sunscreen and dress appropriately, and get out on the water for a great time!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,058
    Book this trip to explore the productive waters of Western Port Bay in southern Australia. You can sleep in and go out on the water in the afternoon reeling in different species like Flathead, Pink Snapper, Tailor, Leatherjacket, Whiting, Salmon, and some Shark species. Your captain will provide all the equipment, as well as lunch, coffee, and tea. Bring some sun protection and dress appropriately, and come make some great fishing memories!
  • Private trip
    5 hour Trip (AM)
    Just booked! Last booked: 10 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,323
    Enjoy fishing the beautiful waters of Western Port Bay in the south of Australia. Book this trip to go out on the water in the morning and fish for some of the prized fish of this area, including Pink Snapper, Whiting, Leatherjacket, Salmon, Flathead, Tailor, and some Shark species. All the fishing gear will be waiting for you on board, as well as lunch, coffee, and tea. Dress appropriately and bring some sun protection, and you're ready for your new fishing adventure!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,323
    Hit the snooze button and sleep in before going out to explore the fish-rich waters of Western Port Bay in the south of Australia. Head out on the water in the afternoon and try your luck with some trophy fish like Pink Snapper, Tailor, Leatherjacket, Whiting, Salmon, Flathead, and some Shark species. All the equipment will be provided for you, as well as lunch, coffee, and tea. Don't forget to bring sun protection and dress appropriately, and you're all set for a great time on the water!
  • Private trip
    6 hour trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,588
    Start your day off by getting out on the water and exploring the rich natural area of Western Port Bay. Head out in the early morning and test your skills by reeling in a variety of species like Tailor, Leatherjacket, Whiting, Flathead, Pink Snapper Salmon, and some Shark species. The capacity for this trip is 16 people. Your captain will provide all the fishing gear, as well as coffee, tea, and lunch. Pack some sun protection and dress appropriately, and come explore the beautiful waters of Victoria!
  • Private trip
    6 hour trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,588
    If you want to get some more sleep and go out on the water in the afternoon, this is the trip to book! You'll be reeling in different species like Pink Snapper, Tailor, Flathead, Whiting, Leatherjacket, Salmon, and some Shark species. The capacity is 16 people for this trip. The equipment will be provided for you, as well as coffee, tea, and lunch, just bring some sun protection and dress appropriately. Come explore the beautiful waters of Western Port Bay, and make some new memories!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $2,117
    Spend a whole day out on the beautiful waters of Western Port Bay, and have some of the most productive fishing. You'll head out in the early morning and target different species like Tailor, Flathead, Pink Snapper, Tailor, Whiting, Salmon, Leatherjacket, and some Shark species. The capacity is 16 people for this trip. Your captain will have all the equipment you need, as well as lunch, coffee, and tea. Make sure to bring some sun protection and dress appropriately, and you're all set!
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Bass Strait
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $2,646
    If you have an adventurous spirit and would like to explore the productive waters of the Bass Strait, this is a great trip for you. You can spend all day on the water reeling in different species like Leatherjacket, Whiting, Tailor, Salmon, Flathead, Pink Snapper, and some Shark species. All the equipment will be ready for you, and you'll have lunch, coffee, and tea. The capacity for this trip is 16 people. Dress appropriately and bring some sunscreen, and get ready for some amazing fishing!
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About the Charter Operator

Westernport Fishing Charters
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
ID & License verified
12 Customer reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since October 2019
Captain Robin is a skipper of the 50' boat. He's been a captain for 25 years. He loves watching people catch fish. Fishing demands a lot of thinking, planning and it involves a lot factors. No day is the same for Robin, and he enjoys the company of people who know how to have fun. Captain Lloyd is the skipper of the 38' vessel. He used to work as a deckhand for a long time before becoming a captain. He was a commercial fisherman in the past, spending a lot of time in the ocean. He's very skillful and an exceptional fisherman. He enjoys teaching people everything he knows about fishing, so he's great for customers who want to learn.

About this listing

Targeted species

Flathead Flathead
King George Whiting King George Whiting
Leatherjacket Leatherjacket
Ray Ray

Boat specs

Westcoaster (Flybridge) originally built in 1988, and restored in 2018. Powered by a 700HP Detroit engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
50 ft
Capacity
16 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Private toilet on board.
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Kitchen

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Coffee and tea.
First Mate
Lunch
Sausage sizzle lunch.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 days 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Kids of all ages are welcome on board.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

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:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 9 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
60%
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Vicky P.
Melbourne, Victoria
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with Robin

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip (AM) on September 23, 2022
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Paull Z.
Vienna Center, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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4 hr trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on January 7, 2022
Excellent day had by all participants.  Lots of whiting caught and the captain and his deckhand did a great job.
Paull Z. recommends Westernport Fishing Charters – 50'
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Otoole L.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Robin

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on January 24, 2021
Otoole L. recommends Westernport Fishing Charters – 50'
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Shuting X.
Brunswick, Victoria
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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April fishing trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (PM) on April 8, 2021
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Chris G.
Moorabbin, VIC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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January fishing trip

VERIFIED   5 hour Trip (AM) on January 12, 2020
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FAQs about Westernport Fishing Charters – 50'

Westernport Fishing Charters – 50' offers the following trips to customers:
  • AU $1,520 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • AU $1,520 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • AU $1,900 per group - 5 hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • AU $1,900 per group - 5 Hour Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • AU $2,280 per group - 6 hour trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • AU $2,280 per group - 6 hour trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • AU $3,040 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)
  • AU $3,800 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Bass Strait (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Westernport Fishing Charters – 50', you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Private toilet on board.
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Westernport Fishing Charters – 50' include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano)
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Coffee and tea.)
  • First Mate
  • Lunch (Sausage sizzle lunch.)

Westernport Fishing Charters – 50' offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Westernport Fishing Charters – 50' offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Westernport Fishing Charters – 50' include:
  • Flathead
  • King George Whiting
  • Leatherjacket
  • Ray
  • Salmon (Australian)
  • Shark (Blue)
  • Shark (Gummy)
  • Shark (Thresher)
  • Snapper (Pink)
  • Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
  • Tailor
  • Tuna (Bluefin)