Reel Chase Charters: 57’ Amokura

Port Douglas Marina
Port Douglas QL, Australia

Reel Chase offers the best in light and heavy tackle fishing. Skippered by Captain Brett Goetze, who has been in the industry since 2000, this charter service can make your dreams come true. Target the mighty Black Marlin, fish with poppers for monster Giant Trevally, or chase down many of the pelagic species which roam the Great Barrier Reef. All you need to do is pick a target.

The vessel, Amokura, integrates exciting fishing with luxury, comfort and an A1 service. Whilst on the charter your every need is catered for with an eye for detail by our experienced, professional and dedicated team. Built by Assegai Marine and first launched in 2001, the luxurious, state-of-the-art Amokura offers a 5* fishing experience in the world famous fishing grounds around Port Douglas.

Powered by twin C-18 Cat engines, the boat has 2000 HP and can easily hit speeds of up to 35 knots. Even at these speeds, the low centre of gravity and deep-vee hull make for a smooth and extremely comfortable ride.

Onboard are two cabins that share a modern bathroom complete with shower, electric toilet. luxurious towels and quality fittings, as well as a master bedroom with its own ensuite. A desalinator allows unlimited fresh water to be available on board, and a large comfortable lounge area in the flybridge offers unrivaled views of the fishing action.

Located just 30 miles from the only known Black Marlin breeding ground in the world on the continental shelf, Port Douglas is an iconic starting point for Marlin fishing. Just 80 minutes ride from world-famous locations such as Linden Bank, Opal Ridge, Ribbon Reefs, Jewell Reef and the Seamount, ReelChase charters are perfectly situated to help you catch the fish of a lifetime.

Amokura has already been host to multiple ‘granders’ (Marlins weighing over 1000lbs). Let Reel Chase Charters put you on the fish you’ll never forget.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 2605
    up to 8 persons
    Target Marlin, GTs and many pelagic and reef species in the world-famous fishing grounds around Port Douglas aboard a luxurious vessel. The trip includes 2-3 crew, soft beverages, morning/afternoon tea, lunch, quality tackle (exclusively sponsored by Penn Game Fishing) and bait. There will be a deck hand on board to clean and bag the fish for you should you choose to keep legal catches.
  • Private trip
    Multi Day Trip- Great Barrier Reef
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 days trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    US$ 2605
    up to 8 persons / day
    This 5 day/ 4 night trip takes you to Undine Sand Cay, Mackay Sand Cay, Hope Island, Ribbon Reefs and St. Crispin's Reef to target small Black Marlin, Giant Trevally, Spanish Mackerel, Dog Tooth Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna and Coral Trout. You will use light tackle, popper fishing and jigging, living aboard the luxurious Amokura and fishing from the company's 6m centre console sport fisher. The trip includes 3 crew inclusive of a chef, soft beverages, meals, luxurious onboard accommodation, tackle and bait.
  • Private trip
    Multi Day Trip- Lizard Island Reefs
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    2 days trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    US$ 2605
    up to 8 persons / day
    Travel from Lizard Island to the Jewel Reef and Ribbon Reefs, where you can fish with heavy tackle, light tackle, popper fishing, jigging and lure casting. These are world class heavy tackle marlin grounds as well as one of the best GT locations (40+ per day is possible). There is also a wide range of pelagic and reef species available to catch on light tackle.The trip includes 3 crew inclusive of a chef, soft beverages, meals, luxurious onboard accommodation, tackle and bait.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Coral Trout
Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)
Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)

Trevally (Giant)
Tuna (Dogtooth)
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Assegai (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2001. Powered by 2 2000HP Caterpillar C-18s engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

57 ft
8 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing


Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate


Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory


Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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:
American Express
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2% fee.

About the Captain

Brett Goetze
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
Member since June 2015
Captain Brett Goetze has been in the fishing charter industry since the year 2000. He specializes in light and heavy tackle fishing for the many species that roam the Great Barrier Reef.
Response time: 20 hours
Response rate: 60%

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