Tunatic Fishing Charters welcomes you for a fishing journey in South Africa. You’ll start out of Cape Town, Western Cape and travel inshore and offshore to explore the area’s bountiful waters. Skipper Shawn Bester will make sure you have a safe trip, catch fish, and enjoy the water to the fullest. Pay him a visit and have a lovely experience fishing in South Africa!

The boat you’ll be using is a 26’ Rapid Cat walkaround. It can fit 7 anglers and is powered by twin 150 HP Yamaha four stroke engines. The boat uses GPS, fishfinder, and radio technology to ensure safe and quick navigation and is equipped with outriggers and tuna tubes for a better fishing experience. It also features a porta potty toilet, a multimedia system, and an ice-box.

On your trip, you’ll chase Mahi Mahi, all sorts of Tuna, Yellowtail Amberjack, Blue Marlin, and other prized species. Using light and heavy tackle, deep sea fish, troll, spin, jig, pop, as well as handline.Kids are welcome to come aboard.

Skipper Shawn will provide you with rods, reels, and terminal tackle. You should bring bait, fishing licenses, and some food and drinks for the trip.

Come enjoy a day on the beautiful waters of South Africa, Tunatic Fishing Charters is waiting for you!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 hour Trip - Gordons bay inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    US $551
    Bottom fishing, reef fishing, fun day with friends and family. All fish shared equally. All bait and tackle provided. Please note that the meeting location for this trip is at harbour island (Gordons bay)
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Bream (Black)
    Black Bream
  • Private trip
    Half day trip bottom fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    US $551
    Bottom fishing, reef fishing, fun day with friends and family. All fish shared equally. All bait and tackle provided. Please note that the meeting location for this trip is at Sea Point(Cape Town).
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Gordons Bay Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $630
    If you enjoy fishing with surface lures or jigging, this trip is a must! There are numerous reefs and many pinnacles to fish nearshore as well. The species you can go after include Katonkel, Black Bream, Silverfish, and Red Roman.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Cape Point Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $692
    Anglers who like chasing fish with surface lures or jigging will have a terrific time on this trip. The numerous reefs nearshore also provide plenty of opportunity for making a great catch. The major species include Yellowtail, Kabbeljou, Katonkel, Black Bream, Silverfish, Red Roman, and Geelbek.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Dassen Island
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $692
    This trip is a perfect choice for those wanting to fish using jigging or surface lures. There are numerous reefs nearshore which provide plenty of opportunity for fishing. The major species you'll go after include Yellowtail Amberjack and Snook.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour – Yellowfin Tuna Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $1,248
    Join the captain for an action-packed adventure. His speciality – fishing for Yellowfin Tuna! Baiting, trolling, popping, and Jigging are all available. This trip is subject to the minimum pax reached for the day. When it comes to Yellowfin Tuna fishing, you want an experienced charter operator.
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FAQs about Tunatic Fishing Charters

Tunatic Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • ZAR 10,500 per group - 3 hour Trip - Gordons bay inshore (3 hours)
  • ZAR 10,500 per group - Half day trip bottom fishing (3 hours)
  • ZAR 12,000 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Gordons Bay Inshore (4 hours)
  • ZAR 13,200 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Cape Point Inshore (5 hours)
  • ZAR 13,200 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Dassen Island (5 hours)
  • ZAR 23,795 per group - 12 Hour – Yellowfin Tuna Offshore (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Tunatic Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Porta potty
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Tunatic Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle

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

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

Top targeted fish species with Tunatic Fishing Charters include:
  • Bonito
  • Bream (Black)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Gilt-head (Seabream)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Bigeye)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Yellowtail Amberjack

Meet the Captain

Shawn Bester
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
ID & license verified
12 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2021
Skipper Shawn has got a passion for fishing and strives to let everyone enjoy the trip. He'll go the extra mile to put you on the fish even it means you'll stay longer on the water.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bonito Bonito
Bream (Black) Black Bream
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Gilt-head (Seabream) Gilt-head (Seabream)

Boat specs

Rapid Cat (Walkaround) originally built in 2022. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
7 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Porta potty
GPS
Fishfinder
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle

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
Crew Keeps Catch

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:

Bank Transfer

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