Epic Charters

If you’re looking for a breathtaking adventure in Cape Town, Epic Charters has got you covered! Regardless of whether you prefer inshore, offshore, nearshore, or reef fishing trips, captain Dawie Pieterse can offer you an amazing experience.

Kay Hull, your boat for the day, is powered by two Mariner 115HP, four-stroke engines, and has a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots. Originally built in 1995, the vessel was restored in 2020 and offers amenities such as GPS tracking, fish finding sonars, tuna tubes, spearfishing equipment, and more. Kay Hull is 24’ long and can host up to 5 anglers comfortably.

Epic Charters offers half-day and full-day trips, with a focus on Yellowfin Tuna and Yellowtail Amberjack. Captain Pieterse is skilled at multiple fishing techniques, including jigging, spearfishing, bottom fishing, light, and heavy tackle. Try your hand at multiple or stick to the one you’re familiar with – it’s all up to you.

During trips, guests can expect snacks and drinks to be provided on board. Still, you can bring any refreshments you’d like with you. At the end of your trip, you can have your catch cleaned and filleted for your convenience. A first mate will also be there to ensure you have the best possible experience and help out with handling the equipment if necessary.

Ready for a unique fishing trip in Cape Town? Find an opening Epic Charters’ calendar. You are sure to have a fantastic time and perhaps even learn something new from captain Pieterse!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $488
    This is a trip perfect for anglers who will stop at nothing to land the catch of a lifetime. Spend the entire day on the waves and visit all the hottest spots in the area's waters. Yellowfin Tuna and Yellowtail Amberjack will be your main targets although you may also run into other species on this exciting trip!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $272
    This is the perfect intro trip for anyone looking for a great first taste of the rich local fishery. This is also a great option for anglers new to the sport as well as families with kids since you won't be spending the entire day on the waves. You'll stick mainly to inshore and bottom fishing honey holes on this excursion.

About the Captain

Dawie Pieterse
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Captain Dawie Pieterse is a passionate outdoorsman and an experienced angler who decided to turn his hobby into a profession and start running charters for all who visit the area. He welcomes every opportunity to share this rich fishery with others and loves seeing his customers land a big fish.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Kay Hull (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1985, and restored in 2020. Powered by 2 115HP Mariner 4 stroke 115 engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Spearfishing Equipment

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Listing Policies

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 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

Cape Town Fishing Calendar

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FAQs about Epic Charters

Epic Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • ZAR 1,950 per group, additional ZAR 1,950 per person after 1 guest - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • ZAR 3,500 per person - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Epic Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Spearfishing Equipment
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Epic Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Epic Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Epic Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Spearfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Epic Charters include:
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Yellowtail Amberjack