Coral Coast Charters Whitsundays

Fish one of the most picturesque places in the world with “Coral Coast Charters Whitsundays”! With Arlie Beach, the Whitsundays Islands, and the Great Barrier Reef all nearby, you’ll have a variety of colourful fish at your fingertips. Head out with Skipper Grant Baker, a local pro who’s lived his life on the water.

Your vessel for the day is “Billfisher”, a 36’ Cairns Custom Craft sportfishing boat. She can accommodate between 10 and 12 guests who will be comfortable all day long thanks to ample seating, a huge deck, a private toilet, and a kitchen. The outriggers, fighting chair, live well and tons of ice storage all contribute to you hooking your targets with efficiency.

The colourful fish that call these waters home are one of kind. Explore the productive waters in Arlie Beach and the Whitsundays Islands to hook Sweetlip, Giant Trevally, and Spangled Emperor. Tour the Great Barrier Reef and there’s plenty of Red Emperor, Nannygai, Spanish Mackerel, and Cobia to go after too!

All of the gear you need for maximum productivity will be provided by Skipper Grant. There are also sodas, bottled water and light snacks on board and on full-day trips you’ll also be treated to lunch. Feel free to bring along any other drinks and snacks you’d like to enjoy and please try to opt for packaging other than glass when possible.

Skipper Grant or his deckhand are happy to clean and gut your catch for you. There’s also a nearby restaurant that will cook your fresh catch for $8.50 apiece nearby. If you’re happy with the deckhand’s service, tips are always welcome and appreciated!

Get out and explore Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and the productive Coral Sea with Coral Coast Charters Whitsundays!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Reef Fishing (10PAX)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $2,002
    price breakdown
    $2,002
    Explore the Great Barrier Reef on this 10-hour fishing adventure! This gives you plenty of time to explore the Whitsundays Islands as the locals do. Target everything from Bream, Giant Trevally, Spangled Emperor, Sweetlip, Cobia, and Spanish Mackerel. All of your gear is included and so are lunch, snacks, soft drinks, and bottled water. Bring along any other refreshments you'd like to enjoy, just try to avoid glass packaging when possible.
  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip (10PAX)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,716
    price breakdown
    $1,716
    Customize your trip to your needs and desires on this full-day adventure. With the Whitsundays Islands at your fingertips, and Whitehaven Beach nearby, you choose where to go and what to target. Plenty of Bream, Giant Trevally, Spangled Emperor, and Red Emperor, and Sweetlip mean you’ll be dropping lines all day. Everything you need gear-wise is included, as are lunch, snacks, soft drinks, and bottled water. Feel free to bring any other refreshments you’d like, just avoid glass packaging when possible.
  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip – Whitehaven (10PAX)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,430
    price breakdown
    $1,430
    This trip is great to take if there are anglers and non-anglers in your party. Drop off some of your crew at the famous Whitehaven Beach for swimming and snorkeling, while you head to areas nearby where you can drop your lines safely. Giant Trevally, Spangled Emperor, and Red Emperor, and Sweetlip are just a few of your targets. Gear, lunch, snacks, soft drinks, and bottled water are all included and onboard. You’re free to bring any other snacks and drinks you’d like.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $858
    price breakdown
    $858
    A little extra time on the water gives you time to customize your trip to a specific location or to a particular fish species! Choose where you'll head in the beautiful Whitsundays Islands reef system and target some of the many colorful fish that call these waters home. All of your gear, as well as snacks, lunch, soft drinks, and bottled water, are included.
  • Shared trip
    9 Hour Trip – Whitsundays (10PAX)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $429
    price breakdown
    $429
    Spend an entire day exploring the Whitsundays Islands reef edges and boomies. You won’t need to go far before you start hooking some of the many fish that call these waters home. Sweetlip, Bream, Giant Trevally, Spangled Emperor, and Red Emperor are all yours for the taking. Lunch, snacks, soft drinks, and bottled water are all included, as is your gear. Feel free to bring along any other drinks and snacks you’d like to have and get ready for an epic day on the water!
  • Shared trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $215
    price breakdown
    $215
    Get out on the water for a half-day day trip and hook local fish within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park! Your colourful targets include Sweetlip, Spangled Emperor, and Giant Trevally. Freshly brewed tea awaits on board, as do snacks, bottled water, and soft drinks. Your gear is also included so all that’s left you to bring is yourself and your sunscreen!
  • Shared trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $215
    price breakdown
    $215
    Spend a productive afternoon on the water on this 4-hour fishing adventure! You’ll target local species to the Whitsunday Islands, within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Hook the likes of Sweetlip, Spangled Emperor, Bream, and Giant Trevally with gear provided by Skipper Grant. There’s tea, water, and soft drinks on board and you’re free to bring any other refreshments you’d like.
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About the Captain

Grant Baker
Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
1 Customer Reviews
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Member since December 2019
Skipper Grant Baker has spent his life of the water and fishing quickly became his passion. The best part of his job is getting to spend time in the great outdoors, having a good time with the new people he meets, and seeing the smiles on the faces of those who just caught their first fish! There's nothing quite like the energy in Australia, check it out for yourself with Coral Coast Charters Whitsundays!

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Targeted Species

Bream (Fingermark) Bream (Fingermark)
Cobia Cobia
Nannygai Nannygai
Queenfish Queenfish

Snapper (Pink) Snapper (Pink)
Snapper (Red Emperor) Snapper (Red Emperor)
Spangled Emperor Spangled Emperor
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Sweetlip Emperor Sweetlip Emperor
Trevally (Giant) Trevally (Giant)
Trevally (Golden) Trevally (Golden)

Boat Specs

Cairns Custom Craft (Commercial) originally built in 1996, and restored in 2019. Powered by 2 250HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
12 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Outriggers
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
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 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

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:
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Westgrove, QLD
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VERIFIED   NEW  August 8, 2020
Cheers men for the awesome fishing trip muchly appreciated had a deadly, you guys mad is feel at home cheers. 👌🏽😄
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