Agulhas Banks Fishing Expeditions

Anglers Rest, 1113 Oceanview D…
Struisbaai WC, South Africa

The 29ft Oceanrunner fishing vessel “Geelstert” is at your disposal for unforgettable experiences on the world renowned Agulhas banks.

The vessel is powered by 2 Suzuki 300DF motors, equipped with Garmin HDS, AIS, 24 Mile Radar, Epirb, 10 man Life-raft and a variety of tackle, from bottom-fishing to Jigging, and Big Game hunting for Marlin, Tuna and Swordfish.

Your captain, Neil Bezuidenhout has vast knowledge of the ocean around Cape Agulhas, and is highly qualified as a Skipper on vessels ranging up to 25 Gross Tonnes.

Our lodge, Angler’s Rest, is situated in Struisbaai and offers exceptional accommodation while you spend your time with us. We have a fully stocked and licensed bar, and also offer the tastiest meals around.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Overnight trip - Swordfish Corner
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    1 day trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    US$ 1200
    up to 9 persons / day
    24h, Bigeye Tuna, Broadbill Swordfish
  • Private trip
    Full Day Alphard Banks Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    11 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 800
    up to 9 persons
    40 Nautic Miles, Marlin, Yellowtail Kingfish, Tuna
  • Private trip
    Half Day Bottom Fishing Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 550
    up to 9 persons
    12 Mile Bank, Yellowtail
  • Private trip
    Half Day Bottom Fishing Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 9 persons
    6 Mile Bank

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Leerfish (Garrick)
Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (Striped)
Tuna (Albacore)
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

29 ft
9 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing


Multimedia System

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting


Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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


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:

About the Captain

Neil Bezuidenhout
Struisbaai, Western Cape, South Africa
Member since January 2014
Response time: 15 hours
Response rate: 100%