Norseman Reef Fishing Charters

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Berth E11 Crystalbrook Superya…
Port Douglas QL, Australia

Norseman Reef Fishing Charters is located in Port Douglas, Australia. The knowledgeable crew has 25 years of experience in fishing the local waters. Reef fishing from Port Douglas is a memorable experience of the best fishing playgrounds that will make you want to come back for more.

You will be sailing aboard “Norseman” – a spacious custom-built 60 ft vessel, powered by two 700 HP Series 60 Detroit engines, designed especially for fishing on the Great Barrier Reef. The boat is rigged with brand new navigational electronics, including a GPS, a fish finder, a VHF radio, and a radar. Up to 20 guests are welcome to come onboard.

The Norseman is wheelchair accessible and has a kitchen, a toilet, and a shower for maximum comfort onboard. The salon is air-conditioned, the spacious rear deck is rigged with a sportfishing platform. In case you want to relax and listen to some music in between the bites, you can use the upstairs lounge.

A full day trip to the Great Barrier Reef can get your hands full of lots of species. Target Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Coral Trout, Red Emperor Snapper, Sweetlip Emperor, or Nannygai. The crew specializes in bottom fishing and handline techniques. Apart from a fun day out on the waters, you will get to learn a lot about the local ecosystem.

Norseman Reef Fishing Charters will provide you with custom built Paul Herron rods, Penn reels, and handline. Lunch is included in the trip price, and snacks and drinks can be purchased from their licensed bar. Your catch will be gutted and bagged for you to take home.

Looking for a hot bite? Norseman Reef Fishing Charters knows where to find one!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Private Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 4060
    up to 20 persons
  • Shared trip
    Full Day - Reef Fishing Adult
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 203
    per person
    Full day reef fishing Adult price
  • Shared trip
    Full Day Fishing - Child (age 4-14)
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 181
    per person
    Full day reef fishing on the Great Barrier Reef.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Coral Trout
Snapper (Red Emperor)

Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
Sweetlip Emperor

Boat Specs

Cairns Custom Craft (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2002. Powered by 2 700HP Series 60 Detroit engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

60 ft
20 persons

Types of Fishing

Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Bottom Fishing


Air Conditioning
Life Jackets
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Port Douglas to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Disabled Accessible


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:
American Express
Bank Transfer

About the Captain

Black Beard
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
Member since December 2016
Captain Black Beard is a true Queenslander, who has been fishing the local waters for 25 years. Started as a deckhand, our skipper has a reputation that hardly anyone can beat. Black Beard is a passionate fisherman, who is happy to watch his clients catching their fish of a lifetime.
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.64 out of 5 stars from 38 reviews

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We had visitors from America and had to give them a great experience fishing on the barrier reef. A great day had by all.

Fished September 12, 2018
Black Beard (The Captain)
Replied to this review on September 13, 2018

Hi Ari, thanks so much for your great review. We are very happy you had a great day fishing with your guests.

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Had an Awesome day fishing at the reef with the Norseman team. Picked up and dropped off at my accomomadation. The boat was great with plenty of space for everyboby.Great lunch with drinks available to purchase. The exellent team on board were always there to help untangle lines,take your fish off and give great advise. Will definately going out again next time. I would highly reccommend this trip.

Fished August 31, 2018
Black Beard (The Captain)
Replied to this review on September 2, 2018

Hi Wayne, thanks for your recommendation and review. We pride ourselves on our customer service and on the day out fishing that we offer. We look forward to taking you out fishing again.

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Awesome trip, great fishing and great crew. Very accommodating for children… will definitely be back.

Fished August 28, 2018
Black Beard (The Captain)
Replied to this review on August 31, 2018

Thanks Nic was great to have you both on board
Thanks for the recommendation

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