True Blue Fishing – Sea Quest

True Blue Fishing Charters is happy to welcome you aboard the "Sea Quest" for an amazing offshore adventure! Skipper Mark Spence has been fishing these waters his whole life and knows where all the best fish are hiding. He caters his trips to all skill levels, from novice to pro, and invites you and your family on an unforgettable journey.

The Sea Quest is a 38’ Steber fiberglass boat, accommodating up to 12 anglers. She comes with a GPS, fishfinder, outriggers, and everything you need for a successful day offshore. She also features a cozy interior with a bathroom and a bed for extra comfort and convenience, making her perfect for those longer trips.

You’ll hit the waters off the coast of Main Beach in search of pelagic and reef species. Your target list for the day includes Sailfish, Marlin, Pink Snapper, Bigeye Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, and Mackerel. The Gold Coast is filled with lots of exciting fish and you’ll have plenty of chances to catch the fish of a lifetime!

Skipper Mark supplies high-end equipment for a variety of fishing techniques, including trolling, bottom fishing, jigging, and deep sea fishing. You’ll also be provided with bottled water, bait, and cleaning and filleting services after the trip.

No fishing license is required, so just meet at the pick-up location, and everything else will be taken care of. Remember to bring some sun protection and a cooler, and feel free to bring snacks and drinks as well. Get ready to explore Queensland, Australia and join True Blue Fishing Charters on this exclusive adventure!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $2,186
    You'll spend a full 9 hours offshore, targeting a range of species including Pink Snapper and Cobia, as well as Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and Tuna! Bring some snacks and drinks for the ride and don't forget the sunscreen!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Offshore (Evening)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    $1,311
    Fish into the sunset on the local reefs and target Snapper, Mulloway, Tergalin, Cobia and Pearl Perch. All necessary bait and tackle are provided. Just pack some snacks and drinks and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,202
    This 5-hour trip will have you chasing Amberjack, Cobia, Pink Snapper, Mahi Mahi, and even some Sailfish and Tuna. Rods, reels, and tackle are included in the price. Just bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses, and you're good to go!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    $1,202
    Not a morning person? Then head out for a fun afternoon and target Pink Snapper, Cobia, Amberjack, Sailfish, Tuna, and Mahi Mahi! Fishing tackle and bait are included in the price, just bring some sun protection, snacks, and drinks, and you're all set. Please note, the departure time is flexible. Just contact the skipper and let him know in advance.
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About the Captain

Mark Spence
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
ID & License verified
95 Customer Reviews
Response time 11 hours
Member since July 2017
Skipper Mark is the face behind True Blue Fishing Charters. They've been operating since 1997, running trips with a focus on high-quality service and great fun. Over the last 20 years, they've built a reputation as an industry leader in the Gold Coast area, and are careful to work only with skilled, friendly skippers and crews to make sure you have the best time possible out on the water, no matter your age or experience level!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Dhufish Dhufish
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)

Pearl Perch Pearl Perch
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Pink) Snapper (Pink)
Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred) Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)

Tuna (Bigeye) Tuna (Bigeye)
Wahoo Wahoo
Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Steber (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1996, and restored in 2019. Powered by a 425HP Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 19 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
12 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

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

Payment

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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer

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VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on September 24, 2021
First time my wife and I went fishing. Dylan and Anthony were fabulous. They taught us everything. Explaing, fixed the gear...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on January 6, 2020
Great experience. Took 4 kids along. crew were great with the kiddies helping them snag bate fish and adults managed to catch...
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FAQs about True Blue Fishing – Sea Quest

True Blue Fishing – Sea Quest offers the following trips to customers:
  • AU $1,650 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • AU $1,650 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • AU $1,800 per group - Half Day Trip – Offshore (Evening) (5 hours)
  • AU $3,000 per group - Full Day Trip (9 hours)

When you book a trip with True Blue Fishing – Sea Quest, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with True Blue Fishing – Sea Quest include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate

True Blue Fishing – Sea Quest offers the following type of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing

True Blue Fishing – Sea Quest offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with True Blue Fishing – Sea Quest include:
  • Cobia
  • Dhufish
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Pearl Perch
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Pink)
  • Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
  • Tuna (Bigeye)
  • Wahoo
  • Yellowtail Amberjack