With over 30 years of experience, Rip Charters offer exciting trips on Bass Strait and Port Phillip Bay. They are now also based out of the Queenscliff Marina, and offer year-round trips aboard their two boats - the 42’ Big Blue and the 36’ Rip Runner.
Big Blue is a 42’ Randall, which can reach top speeds of 14 knots with its 430HP Volvo engine. To get you out to where the fish are biting, it comes equipped with Raymarine navigational electronics, and also comes fitted with top quality rods & reels, including Penn, Ugly Sticks & Wilson Live Fibre rods, a large deck that is perfect for hosting up to 16 guests, all necessary safety gear, flybridge, full cover to protect you from both the rain and sun, and an on board toilet.
Rip Charters offer shared and private charters ranging from 5 to 8 hours, and target various species depending on season. You may target anything from Kingfish, Snapper, Australian Salmon, Flathead, King George Whiting, Squid, Trevally, Sweep, Barracouta, Calamari and other reef species, as well as Mako and Thresher Sharks, and even sometimes School, 7 Gill, Gummy and Blue Whaler Sharks. All charters include the use of fishing gear and bait, as well as fish cleaning, and bottled water. Don’t forget to organise your fishing license prior to your trip, and on the day bring along drinks and snacks, a cooler for your catch, sunscreen, and appropriate clothing.
Rip Charters endeavour to head out on Bass Strait for all game/sport fishing trips, however this is heavily influenced by weather conditions. They do tend to run charters in wet conditions, however, generally don’t proceed in wind conditions above 25 knots. In these cases, they will fish on Port Phillip Bay if conditions are favourable.
Rip Charters can organise corporate events, hens & bucks parties, birthdays, or a fun day out for you and your friends, and offer catering packages for all private charters.
Charters are also available aboard their 42’ Randall, as well as from Sorrento Pier.
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About this listing
Randall (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1984. Powered by a 430HP Volvo engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 16 knots.
Types of Fishing
About the Charter Operator
Member since September 2015