TYDE ll Fishing Charters

TYDE II Fishing Charters is based in Shelly Beach and specializes in exciting trips that are suited for any breeds of anglers. From beginner trolling adventures to bottom, game, and drift fishing for die-hard anglers, everyone will find their match.

Target Yellowfin Tuna and other pelagics or bottom fish the reef called Protea Bank. It’s common to catch 20 different species in one day, including but not limited to Marlin, Sailfish, King Mackerel, Musselcracker, Rockcod, Englishman, Pink Salmon, Geelbek, and many more.

Try your hand at deep sea fishing, trolling, bottom fishing, light tackle fishing, and popping. Fly fishing and spearfishing are also available, as long as you bring your own equipment. All trips are tailor-made and the crew can always suggest options if you’re not sure what the best one is at the moment.

Your boat for the day is a 28’ Lee Cat, which comes powered by twin 140 HP Suzuki outboards and equipped with top-notch tackle and gear. There is enough room for up to 8 anglers to fish in comfort and style. Your food and drinks are welcome on board. Younger anglers are also welcome to join in the adventure!

Fishing licenses can be purchased at ZAR 60-70. 

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 4:30 AM
    up to 8 persons
    Depending on your needs, the trip will look differently. You will reach the grounds in 15 minutes, which are about 5 miles out and start catching fish. You can catch up to 20 different species! Trips depart between 4:30 and 5:30 in summer, and 7:00-8:00 in winter.

About the Captain

Chris Korsten
Shelly Beach, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
1 Reports
Response time 1 hour
Member since April 2014
Captain Chris Korsten has been fishing since 1984. He is the chairperson for tourism in the area and has always loved the outdoors. Chris comes from a family of fishermen and grew up exploring the waters on commercial boats. He says, "I have caught many fish but a particular small Black Marlin of 100 kg knocked my socks off."

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black) Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped) Marlin (Striped)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Pink) Snapper (Pink)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Lee Cat (Center console) originally built in 2012. Powered by 2 140HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

28 ft
8 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Air Conditioning
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Air Conditioning
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Tuna Tubes

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate


FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


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When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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