Sydney Offshore Fishing

Explore the reefs beyond the heads of Sydney Harbour and have a fun day of fishing. Sydney Offshore Charters offers year-round trips for anglers of all skill levels. Join Captain Shane, who’s been fishing for over 20 years in the area. He knows the local waters like the back of his palm and he’ll take you to some of the most productive spots. Capt. Shane has an experienced crew that will set up your equipment and help everything go smoothly.

The boat you’ll be fishing from is a 43’ custom built Gallagher & Sons boat that accommodates up to 15 guests. Offering a very spacious deck, there’s enough room for everyone to fish at the same time. There’s lots of seating space, an enclosed cabin, and a private toilet. The boat is equipped with different brands of fishing gear and has everything you need for your day out.

These bountiful waters hold all kinds of fish species, with the most popular being Red Emperor, Flathead, Barracuda, Wahoo, Morwong, Samson Fish, Silver Trevally, and more. If you’re a first-time angler, the crew will help you out with the basics. You can choose between private and shared trips.

All fishing equipment and licenses are included in the price. If you’re looking forward to tasting the freshest fish meat, the crew will clean the catch for you at the end of the trip. Pack your food, drinks, and don’t forget your sun protection.

Let Sydney Offshore Fishing take you on an unforgettable reef adventure! Pick the date and join the team that always wins!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,050
    This is a standard reef fishing package. Head off to the reefs at 5:30 am where you will encounter a variety of reef species that inhabit the area, in particular Snapper, Flathead, Sergeant Baker, Scorpionfish, Mackerel, Jackass morwong, and a large variety of others. This trip is perfect for those wanting a relaxing and enjoyable day on the reefs, and a scenic trip of Sydney harbor as you head there. The pickup and dropoff location is Birkenhead Wharf in Drummoyne.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $980
    Depart at 1:30 pm and head off to the reefs where you will encounter a variety of reef species, such as Mackerel, Sea Bream, Flathead, Coral Trout, Red Emperor, Morwong, Sergeant Baker, Blue Groper, and many more. All fishing equipment and licenses are included in the price.
  • Shared trip
    7 Hour Trip (Shared)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $168
    This package is suitable for individuals or smaller groups who are happy to join us on a reef fishing trip, shared with other customers. Head out past the Sydney heads, and choose the location which we know will put you on the bite!
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About the Captain

Shane Dwyer
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2020
I'm a passionate fisherman who has been fishing all my life in Sydney. I'm keen to share my knowledge and skills with my customers, to give them the best chances of catching the fish they're seeking. I'm also light-hearted and always ready for a good yarn or laugh!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Pacific) Pacific Barracuda
Flathead Flathead
Morwong Morwong
Samson Fish Samson Fish

Shark (Thresher) Thresher Shark
Snapper (Pink) Pink Snapper
Trevally (Silver) Silver Trevally
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Gallagher & Sons (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1990. Powered by a 159HP General Electric engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 6 knots.

Length
43 ft
Capacity
15 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Multimedia System
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Sydney to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

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
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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FAQs about Sydney Offshore Fishing

Sydney Offshore Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • AU $120 per person - 7 Hour Trip (Shared) (6 hours)
  • AU $1,400 per group, additional AU $100 per person after 14 guests - 6 Hour Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • AU $1,500 per group, additional AU $100 per person after 14 guests - 7 Hour Trip (AM) (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Sydney Offshore Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Multimedia System
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Sydney Offshore Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Sydney Offshore Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Sydney Offshore Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Sydney Offshore Fishing include:
  • Barracuda (Pacific)
  • Flathead
  • Morwong
  • Samson Fish
  • Shark (Thresher)
  • Snapper (Pink)
  • Trevally (Silver)
  • Wahoo