Blade Charters works on creating memories for you and your loved ones. Come to Hermanus in Western Cape, South Africa and have a terrific time fishing its inshore, nearshore, as well as offshore waters. The grounds in this area are rich in fish and the nature is beautiful, so join the friendly and skilled skippers and spend some lovely time on the water with Blade Charters!

Your journey will start on a restored 26’ Hysucat offshore sport fishing boat. It’s powered by two 175 HP Suzuki engines and can accommodate up to 5 guests. Its full-featured navigation technology is comprised of GPS, a fishfinder, radio, as well as radar and it will help you locate the fish fast. The boat features a toilet, and there will also be an ice-box at your disposal to store your fish and drinks.

There’s a lot of prized species you’ll have the chance to catch and some of them include Snook, Skipjack Tuna, Blue Marlin, Kob, and Geelbek. Using both heavy and light tackle, you’ll be targeting them by bottom fishing, deep sea fishing, trolling, spinning, jigging, and popping. Depending on the size and quantity, you’ll be able to keep your catch. Kids are also welcome to join your trip.

There’s absolutely nothing for you to worry about regarding the things you’ll need for your trip. The fishing equipment, bait, food and drinks, fishing licenses – you’re covered for everything. Also, the crew will clean and fillet your catch free of charge.

Join Blade Charters and have lots of fun fishing the productive waters of Hermanus!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Reef Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US $220
    Catch some fish and enjoy the amazing sceneries off the coast of Hermanus. The trip is best suited for the whole family and the beginner fisherman to get used to going out into the sea. There will be boerewors made on board, as well as some great memories!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US $262
    Come and enjoy the Hermanus Coastline with its beautiful reefs and inshore fishing. While on this trip you can also just relax and have an adventure on the boat enjoying the spectacular scenery and landscape of the Cape. You'll keep all the fish you've caught if you wish so. Inshore fishing takes place up to 30 m deep. The species that you'll target include Galjoen, Kob, Red Roman, and White Steenbras. "BoereWors" Braai on board – proudly South African!
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Deep Sea Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $630
    Getting away from it all can give you a whole new lease on life. Blade Charters qualified and friendly SAMSA crew will take care of everything so that you experience the thrill of the open waters. Deep sea fishing, also known as offshore fishing, is any type of fishing done in depths of over 100 feet. It's an exhilarating adventure which will create memories of a lifetime. You'll chase Yellowfin, Longfin, Skipjack, Bigeye and Bluefin Tuna, and Marlin. BoereWors Braai will be made and served on board!

FAQs about Blade Charters

Blade Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • ZAR 2,100 per person - Half Day Trip – Reef Fishing (4 hours)
  • ZAR 2,500 per person - Full Day Trip – Inshore (8 hours)
  • ZAR 6,000 per person - 12 Hour Trip – Deep Sea Fishing (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Blade Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet mobile unit on request for longer trips
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

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

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

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

Top targeted fish species with Blade Charters include:
  • Geelbek (Cape Salmon)
  • Kob
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Snapper (Red Emperor)
  • Snook
  • Tuna (Bigeye)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Longtail)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)

Meet the Charter Operator

Blade Charters
Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa
ID & license verified
3 Customer reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since December 2020
Blade Charters started an adventure fishing company because they wanted their clients to have great memories with their families and friends. Catching fish and going out into the deep blue is one of the most amazing adventures there is. Blade Charters' biggest goal is to provide a professional and safe fishing adventure. It's a family-operated business and it wants to give everybody the opportunity to go out and enjoy fishing.

About this listing

Targeted species

Geelbek (Cape Salmon) Geelbek (Cape Salmon)
Kob Kob
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin
Snapper (Red Emperor) Red Emperor Snapper

Boat specs

Hysucat 26ft (Sportfishing) originally built in 2006, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 175HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 23 knots.

Length
26 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
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
mobile unit on request for longer trips
GPS
Fishfinder
Ice Box
Radar

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Depending on Size and Quantity
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
American Express
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.