Out N About Sportfishing (Cairns)

Welcome to Out N About Sportfishing, your gateway to thrilling adventures on the magnificent waters of Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef! Step aboard our state-of-the-art 7m custom-built center console, meticulously designed for the ultimate fishing experience. Powered by twin Suzuki 150hp motors and equipped with top-of-the-line Garmin 8412 series sounders, Minkota, Zipwake automatic trim tabs, our boat ensures a smooth and productive day on the water.

Led by Captain Mathew, a seasoned guide with a passion for angling, Out N About Sportfishing promises an unforgettable journey filled with excitement and laughter. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a novice, our charters cater to all skill levels and ages, making it a perfect outing for families too!

Our fishing grounds are teeming with an array of prized catches, including Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel, Queenfish, Giant Trevally, Fingermark Bream, Barramundi, Cobia, Nannygai, Coral Trout, Red Emperor, Mangrove Jacks, and more. From light tackle fishing to popping, trolling, jigging, or bottom bashing, there’s a technique for every angler’s preference.

Rest assured, we’ve got you covered with all the fishing gear, bait, and lures (available on private charters) you’ll need for a successful day on the water. Live bait options are also available upon request. And don’t worry about refreshments—we’ve got those covered too, ensuring everyone stays happy and energized throughout the trip.

For your comfort and safety, we recommend bringing along essentials like sunglasses, a hat, non-spray sunscreen, and bottled water. While we provide some drinks, feel free to bring your preferred beverages (moderate alcohol consumption permitted).

Your adventure with Out N About Sportfishing is just a click away. Join us for an incredible day of fishing, camaraderie, and memories that will last a lifetime!

*** PLEASE NOTE - 20% SURCHARGE APPLIES ON PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ***



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  • Shared trip
    Half Day – Shared (AM)
    Just booked! Last booked: 11 hours ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:15 AM
    US $252
    If your fishing buddies are not available for a private trip, book a shared charter! This tour takes a maximum of 5 passengers and will explore Trinity Inlet and surrounding coastal areas. This is the best way to start your day! We provide your fishing equipment, bait, and drinks. *** No lure fishing on shared charters ***
  • Shared trip
    Half Day – Shared (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:45 AM
    US $252
    This shared afternoon adventure is intended for those who have a busy morning. This tour takes a maximum of 5 passengers and we will explore Trinity Inlet and surrounding headlands. Enjoy the local waters and target Mangrove Jack, Queenfish, Coral Trout, Trevally, and many more. We will provide the necessary fishing equipment and soft drinks. *** Catch and release only *** *** No lure fishing on shared charters ***
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:15 AM
    US $530
    Spend your morning fishing the local waters. This trip accommodates a maximum of 5 guests and where we will explore Trinity Inlet and surrounding headlands. You'll target Queenfish, Mangrove Jacks, Barramundi, Spanish Mackerel, and many more – it all depends on which techniques you're using and which fishing spots you're visiting. *** Catch bled and bagged ***
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:15 AM
    US $530
    Spend a half day fishing Trinity Inlet and surrounding headlands (depending on weather conditions). You will have the boat to yourselves. The morning option is also available. Depending on the fish you want to catch, you'll try out different techniques. Bring some snacks, your captain will provide everything else. This trip allows 5 guests on the boat. *** Catch bled and bagged ***
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:15 AM
    US $1,060
    Up to 5 guests can go on this trip and fish the reef and/or the estuary depending on the conditions. Spend 8 hours fishing on the outer reef or in Trinity Inlet. Your main targets for the day will be Nannygai, Coral Trout, Trevally, Cobia, and many more – it all depends on where you want to go fishing. *** Catch bled and bagged ***
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Trevally (Giant)
    Giant Trevally
    Barramundi
    Barramundi
    Queenfish
    Queenfish
    Coral Trout
    Coral Trout
    Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
    Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel
    Snapper (Red Emperor)
    Red Emperor Snapper
    Bream (Fingermark)
    Fingermark Bream
    Nannygai
    Nannygai
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Great Trip!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 27, 2024
Boat and gear all top of the line. Matt and mate were fun to be with, easy going and serious about their fishing. We went top...
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Tareck C.
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Cairns Half Day

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on January 2, 2024
Had a great day out with Captain Dale, caught a few fish, had a few bust offs, had a lot of laughs. Dale was informative and...
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Matthew J.
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Great trip

VERIFIED   Half Day – Shared (AM) on March 2, 2024
Fishing was rough on a bad tide but matt made it up with his great personality and good vibes what a trip, would recommend...
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Fredrick C.
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Trip of A life!!

VERIFIED   Half Day – Shared (AM) on April 22, 2024
Jacob did fantastic!!
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Vicki A.
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The trip was sensational

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on January 4, 2024
We caught 3 sharks and had lots of fun
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FAQs about Out N About Sportfishing (Cairns)

Out N About Sportfishing (Cairns) offers the following trips to customers:
  • AU $190 per person - Half Day – Shared (AM) (4 hours)
  • AU $190 per person - Half Day – Shared (PM) (4 hours)
  • AU $800 per group, additional AU $75 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • AU $800 per group, additional AU $75 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • AU $1,600 per group, additional AU $150 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Out N About Sportfishing (Cairns), you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Out N About Sportfishing (Cairns) include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano Saragossas, daiwa certates, and saltigas. )
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Drinks (Water and soft drinks)

Out N About Sportfishing (Cairns) offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Out N About Sportfishing (Cairns) offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping

Top targeted fish species with Out N About Sportfishing (Cairns) include:
  • Barramundi
  • Bream (Fingermark)
  • Cobia
  • Coral Trout
  • Nannygai
  • Queenfish
  • Snapper (Red Emperor)
  • Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
  • Trevally (Giant)

Meet the Charter Operator

Out N About Sportfishing
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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358 Customer reviews
Response time 13 hours
Member since February 2019
In need of some ‘REEL THERAPY’ – Enjoy fishing on the fringing coastal reefs catching the famed coral trout, nannygai and pelagic fish including Spanish mackerel, cobia, queenfish, trevally and tuna. Or fish the Port Douglas estuary and pull in an elusive barramundi, mangrove jack, fingermark, tarpon, blue salmon or queenfish. Your guide will be there to offer all their expertise; with live bait fishing and their knowledge of the eco system that surrounds this amazing area. In addition to the great fishing, crocodile and bird spotting is a possibility too. Locally owned and operated, Out n About offers the opportunity to get out on the water and enjoy the regions beautiful surrounds while wetting a line. A great value tour and suitable for the novice or to the experienced angler, a must-do while visiting Port Douglas.

About this listing

Targeted species

Barramundi Barramundi
Bream (Fingermark) Fingermark Bream
Cobia Cobia
Coral Trout Coral Trout

Boat specs

OceanBlue (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2023. Powered by 2 150HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano Saragossas, daiwa certates, and saltigas.
Live Bait
Lures
Drinks
Water and soft drinks

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
All ages on a private trip; at least 8 on a shared
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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2% charge will apply.

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