If you want to explore the stunning scenery and fish for some of the most colorful hard hitting fish, then you should book a trip with the crew of Whitsunday Fishing Charters. These fisheries are well-known around the world for some of the finest sportfishing there is. Just have a look at the photos, and you’ll know what’s in store.
Aboard Reel Deal, you will head out to explore the fisheries around Hook, Hayman, Whitsunday, Gumbrell, and Grassy Islands. You can fish for Coral Trout, Emperor, Nannygai, Mackerel, Cod. As you will head up to 20 miles offshore, the boat ride is about an hour long before the action gets scorching hot.
Reel Deal is a 25’ Stesco aluminum fishing boat, restored in 2017. She is powered by a 250 HP Honda engine and can cruise at speeds of up to 30 knots. The boat is fitted with navigational electronics, including GPS and a fishfinder. There is a toilet onboard, as well as a live bait well, an ice box, and outriggers. The boat can comfortably sit up to eight people. Kids are welcome to join the chase, but it’s best if they’re at least four years old.
The crew will supply rods, reels and tackle. They mostly use Shimano Titan Rod, Finnor Offshore 8500 reels, 50lb braid and 80lb leader. You will also get bait, so you can focus on getting that fish.
The crew will serve morning and afternoon tea, but you should bring your own snacks and food. You will get your catch cleaned and put on ice. You should bring a hat, sunscreen, sunnies, a camera. Alcohol in cans is fine. If colder months, it would be good to bring a light jacket as well.
Whitsunday Fishing Charters is one of the longest operating charters in Airlie Beach. They have numerous repeat customers and take pride in giving their customers a trip to remember. Book your spot now to get a taste of this fishing paradise.
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
Food (Lunch & Snacks)
About the Captain
About this listing
Stesco (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 1987, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 250HP Honda 2015 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.
Types of Fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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.
Airlie Beach Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Whitsunday Fishing–Reel Deal
- AU $165 per person - Half Day Trip (AM) (5 hours)
- AU $165 per person - Half Day Trip (PM) (5 hours)
- Live Bait Well
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano Titan Rod, Finnor Offshore 8500 reels)
- Live Bait
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- First Mate
- Fishing License
- Offshore Fishing (Up to 20 miles offshore)
- Reef Fishing
- Wreck Fishing
- Bottom Fishing
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Coral Trout
- Snapper (Red Emperor)
- Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
- Sweetlip Emperor
- Trevally (Giant)
- Trevally (Golden)
- Tuna (Bluefin)