Cairns Charter Fishing

Relax, enjoy, and have a fun fishing trip with Cairns Charter Fishing. You’ll have the perfect chance to discover the inshore, offshore, and other fishing grounds of Queensland. Skipper Pawel Kwiatkowski is waiting for you in Cairns to take you on a fishing adventure you won’t soon forget. Pick a day that suits you and join him on board for a fun day on the water!

Your adventure starts on a restored 55’ Randell flybridge, a powerful boat that comfortably accommodates up to 18 guests. It runs on a 740 HP MTU Series 60 engine and has all the navigation gear needed for quick and safe movement on the water. It also comes equipped with snorkeling gear.

The boat’s facilities include a flybridge, toilet, kitchen, and bed. To make your trip even more enjoyable, there’s air conditioning and a multimedia system. There will even be a first mate on your trip to give you any help you may need.

Using heavy tackle, you can bottom bounce, deep sea fish, and troll for Red Emperor Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Giant Trevally, and Spanish Mackerel. You can keep your catch if you want to and Skipper Pawel will clean and fillet it for you. Kids are welcome to join aboard but beware that smoking isn’t allowed during the trip.

All the fishing tackle, live bait, lures, as well as nibble food, lunch, and drinks are included in the price of the trip. So come and enjoy your fishing adventure with Cairns Charter Fishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $317
    Enjoy a 6-hour charter with your family or mates as you fish the reefs closer to Cairns. The skipper will provide you with all the rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures, lunch, nibble food, drinks, as well as catch cleaning and filleting for you to take the fish home. Kids pay the same price unless agreed before booking.
  • Shared trip
    10 Hour Trip – Outer Reefs
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $404
    Travel to the outer reefs and enjoy a full day of fishing with your loved ones. Starting at 7:00 a.m., you and Skipper Pawel will be trolling and reef fishing for different prized species over the course of 10 hours. The trip includes all the fishing equipment, lures, live bait, fish cleaning, nibble food, lunch, as well as drinks, so settle in for a thrilling day out. Kids pay the same price unless agreed before booking.
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About the Captain

Pawel Kwiatkowski
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Member since October 2021
Skipper Pawel graduated from a maritime college and first became a mechanic before changing his path to become a skipper. He loves trolling and reef fishing and promises to do his utmost to give you a successful day out.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Snapper (Red Emperor) Red Emperor Snapper
Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred) Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel
Trevally (Giant) Giant Trevally

Boat Specs

Randell (Flybridge) originally built in 1989, and restored in 2020. Powered by a 740HP MTU engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 16 knots.

Length
55 ft
Capacity
18 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

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
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 1.5% charge will apply.

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VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip on January 7, 2022
All was good. Boat and crew were terrific. Obviously would hav loved to hav caught more fish on boat. But we hit a bit of a...
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FAQs about Cairns Charter Fishing

Cairns Charter Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • AU $220 per person - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • AU $280 per person - 10 Hour Trip – Outer Reefs (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Cairns Charter Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Ice Box

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

Cairns Charter Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Cairns Charter Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Cairns Charter Fishing include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Snapper (Red Emperor)
  • Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
  • Trevally (Giant)