Hookup Fishing Charters Durban

With many years of experience in chartering, Hookup Fishing Charters Durban guarantees you value for your money. Its skipper specializes in harbour, backline, and deep sea (bottom) fishing 24/7, providing you with excellent service and a memorable experience. The skipper has been fishing for 25 years and is eager to pass on his knowledge to you. Join him in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal and have a wonderful fishing adventure in South Africa!

The boat you’ll be using is a 30’ Butt Cat fish and ski boat that can accommodate up to 8 guests. It’s powered by twin 140 HP Suzuki engines and uses Lowrance GPS, a Furuno fishfinder, as well as a radio in order to provide quick and safe movement on the water. It features an ice-box you can use to store the fish you catch.

On your trip, you can expect to chase Black Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Musselcracker, Geelbek, Great Barracuda, King Mackerel, and Cod. Your skipper uses light and heavy tackle to bottom fish, deep sea fish, troll, spin, as well as drift fish. You’re allowed to keep the fish you catch and you can also bring kids on your trip.

The things you should bring include snacks, drinks, and fishing licenses. The skipper will take care of the fishing tackle, live bait, and lures.

Enjoy a lovely day on the rich and beautiful waters of South Africa!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Bay
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $221
    Enjoy a beautiful morning fishing in the bay for 5 hours. The skipper uses light tackle for this trip and provides all the bait needed. You and he will be targeting Grunter, Kingfish, Garrick, Perch, and Kob. The trip lasts from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Harbour Trip Night
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    $221
    Spend 5 evening hours fishing in the harbour. Your skipper will take care of all the light tackle and bait and help you have a fun and enjoyable trip. The species you'll be targeting are Kingfish, Garrick, Grunter, Perch, as well as Kob.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Backline Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    1 Day Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    $246
    Backline fishing is a great outdoor activity with lots of fun. It's best in the early mornings, late afternoons, and evenings. This evening trip is perfect for novice anglers and families with kids. You'll fish just outside the harbour, so you'll stay in calm waters. Up to 10 guests may come on this trip.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Deep Sea
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    $379
    Deepsea fishing, 5 hours trip for first-timers who wants to experience the majestic ocean. This trip is a perfect choice if you're a novice angler. .distance travel out at sea between 12 to 15 km and a return trip of approximately 40 km. This trip includes a combination of trolling (seasonal) and bottom fishing. This trip can accommodate up to 8 people only.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Deep Sea
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    $429
    This trip has a combination of trolling and bottom fishing. Preferably for people who have experience in deepsea fishing. This trip accommodates 8 people only.
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About the Charter Operator

Hookup Fishing Charters Durban
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
8 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2021
Hookup Fishing Charters Durban welcomes you to the vast richness of South Africa's waters. Come enjoy beautiful nature, battle powerful fish, and make memories you'll never forget!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cod Cod
Geelbek (Cape Salmon) Geelbek (Cape Salmon)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Marlin (Black) Black Marlin
Musselcracker Musselcracker
Tuna (Yellowfin) Yellowfin Tuna

Boat Specs

Butt Cat (Fish and ski) originally built in 2010. Powered by 2 140HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Lowrance
Fishfinder
Furuno
Ice Box
GPS
Lowrance
Fishfinder
Furuno
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures

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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

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:

Cash

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Customer Reviews

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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Excellent
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Experience
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Alan S.
Braintree, England
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VERIFIED   NEW  5 Hour Trip – Bay on June 3, 2022
Absolutely brilliant experience. First class skipper and crew working all day to get you on the marks. Can’t wait to get...
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Aliya K.
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Excellent
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Family fishing

5 Hour Trip – Bay on December 17, 2021
Captain gave our family a great day on the water!!! Our 3 kids, ages 6, 7 and 10 had so much fun! The captain was super...
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Claire F.
Durban, NL
Excellent
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Excellent
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Elf/ shad fish

5 Hour Trip – Bay on December 17, 2021
Excellent Skipper. Knowledgeable on weather/ sea conditions, fair and honest. Absolutely wonderful experience, caught so many...
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Yusuf N.
Excellent
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February fishing trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Deep Sea on February 27, 2022
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Cobus D. P.
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Excellent
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February fishing trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Bay on February 5, 2022
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FAQs about Hookup Fishing Charters Durban

Hookup Fishing Charters Durban offers the following trips to customers:
  • ZAR 3,500 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Bay (5 hours)
  • ZAR 3,500 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Harbour Trip Night (5 hours)
  • ZAR 3,900 per day per group - 5 Hour Trip – Backline Trip (1 day)
  • ZAR 6,000 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Deep Sea (5 hours)
  • ZAR 6,800 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Deep Sea (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Hookup Fishing Charters Durban, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS (Lowrance)
  • Fishfinder (Furuno)
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Hookup Fishing Charters Durban include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures

Hookup Fishing Charters Durban offers the following types of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Hookup Fishing Charters Durban offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Hookup Fishing Charters Durban include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cod
  • Geelbek (Cape Salmon)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Musselcracker
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)