Great Barrier Reef Fishing & Tours

The Great Barrier Reef is home to a plethora of exciting and beautiful fish you can observe and catch. Join Great Barrier Reef Fishing & Tours as they guide you to the hottest fishing spots dotted around this gorgeous natural wonder.

The vessel used is a 22’ Sail Fish, capable of holding 5 anglers comfortably at the same time. It’s powered by twin 150 HP Mercury engines, allowing it a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots. The boat has a full suite of electronics onboard, allowing you to track the fish easily. There’s also a toilet available.

The techniques available are very varied and will provide for a memorable and exciting trip. Get ready to do trolling, drift fishing, snorkeling and spearfishing, bottom fishing as well as using light tackle and handline. The species targeted are a real treat, both very prestigious species as well as just beautiful specimens. Blue Marlin, Giant Trevally, Sailfish, Red Emperor Snapper, Coral Trout, and Nannygai are all on the fishing menu on this charter.

Great Barrier Reef Fishing & Tours believe in the “customer is king” policy and you’re the boss. If you wish to go after a specific species or a particular location they’ll accommodate. Snorkeling equipment, as well as all required fishing equipment, is provided by the charter. The vessel has a strict no-smoking policy onboard.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Private Charter
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,088
    A private charter is perfect for small groups or families offering an relaxing, personalised tour through the pristine waters of the Far North Queensland coast. Private charters are available for both our AmaraCentre Cab vessel and Sailfish Catamaran.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $544
    This private trip will take you fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, Coral Trout, Red Emperor Snapper, and others. A variety of fishing techniques are available on this trip. Live bait is included.
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About the Charter Operator

Great Barrier Reef Fishing and Island Tours
Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
1 Fishing Report
2 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since November 2017
The charter operator began her fishing career on a commercial fishing vessel onboard her family fishing vessel, the "Seamaster". It has been her dream to one day own a charter boat and finally, it has come true with two charter boats 6 meter centre console and the 8 meter Sailfish OSPREY. With over a decades of local fishing experience and sponsored by Shimano Fishing, the best fishing spots and all the local tips and tricks are at your disposal. Great Barrier Reef Fishing & Tours is built around a single principle and that's customer satisfaction. The crew will work as hard as possible to ensure you have a great time with them and a chance at catching that dream fish!

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Targeted Species

Coral Trout Coral Trout
Marlin (Black) Marlin (Black)
Nannygai Nannygai
Sailfish Sailfish

Snapper (Red Emperor) Snapper (Red Emperor)
Trevally (Giant) Trevally (Giant)

Boat Specs

Sail Fish (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2002. Powered by 2 150HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Drift Fishing
Handline
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days 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.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2% fee.

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Full day trip to the reef

VERIFIED   Special 8 hour trip for Benalla Stud on November 25, 2020
Had a fantastic day, catching heaps of fish. Can’t wait to receive our photos from the crew of our catches. Highly...
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Half day tour with Annette

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Shared (AM) on September 20, 2018
While mother nature interfered and we were unable to complete our tour, Annette was super flexible to try and find an option...
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FAQs about Great Barrier Reef Fishing & Tours

Great Barrier Reef Fishing & Tours offers the following trips to customers:
  • AU $350 per person - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • AU $1,400 per group - Private Charter (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Great Barrier Reef Fishing & Tours, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Spearfishing Equipment
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Great Barrier Reef Fishing & Tours include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures

Great Barrier Reef Fishing & Tours offers the following types of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Great Barrier Reef Fishing & Tours offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Drift Fishing
  • Handline
  • Spearfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Great Barrier Reef Fishing & Tours include:
  • Coral Trout
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Nannygai
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Red Emperor)
  • Trevally (Giant)