Snorkeling can be arranged

Great fun on the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns Reef Fishing at its very best

We can book a local Restaurant to prepare your catch

We will fillet and chill your catch

Come fishing on-board Cairns premier charter boats with Cairns Reef Fishing! Cairns Reef Fishing is a locally, family owned and operated fishing charter business based at The Marlin Marina, Cairns, in beautiful Far North Queensland.

We take pride in giving our passengers an enjoyable, reef and deep sea fishing charter experience aboard our large, comfortable, fully equipped, purpose built fishing vessels, Aqua Cat, Blue Whaler and the newest addition Reef Runner!!

Our Experienced Skippers and Deck Hands provide the best fishing charter trips in Cairns to the surrounding waters of the Great Barrier Reef, for any level of angler. Our waters are internationally renowned as some of the most prolific fishing grounds in the world, so get set for some of the best fishing ever!

With years of commercial and offshore deep sea charter fishing and diving experience behind our crew, they know where the fish are and will give you your best chance of landing your very own prize catch. A variety of fishing methods and equipment are used including trolling, live bait fishing, bottom fishing and drift fishing.

You don’t need to bring much at all on our fishing charter trips as we provide quality, well maintained fishing equipment, bottled drinking water and a delicious fresh lunch of selected meats, salads, bread rolls and a tropical fruit platter. We clean and ice your fish and then bag them up ready for you to take home. We can even give you some cooking tips for your catch or point you in the right direction for a restaurant to cook it up for you. Flying home? No problem, we can assist with that too!

No matter the time of year, ideal weather, location and productive fishing grounds make the offshore reefs of Cairns the best destination for your next charter fishing trip.

3 Reasons why you should book with Cairns Reef Fishing:

Large and comfortable boats with over 2000 GPS fishing marks!
All- inclusive!
Passenger numbers capped at a comfortable level

We have years of experience and generations of knowledge to make sure you have the best reef fishing experience possible. Fishing at its Best… with the Best…..

Contact Cairns Reef Fishing today to book your Cairns / Great Barrier Reef fishing adventure.

The Boats

Cairns Reef Fishing provides comfortable, safe and enjoyable charter trips to the Great Barrier Reef and beyond. Our boats include; Blue Whaler a 42 foot Randell and Aqua Cat a 48 foot Randell. Both our vessels are fitted with the latest in electronics, safety and fish finding equipment and are fully equipped with undercover decking area, seating for all and full size toilet facilities.

Aqua Cat

The Aqua Cat is surveyed to carry up to 34 Passengers, however, for passenger comfort we cap the number to 14 on share charters. We will take up to 20 on sole charters but suggest that 15 is the most that can fish at once. She has a cruising speed of 14 knots and large spacious rear deck.

Blue Whaler

The Blue Whaler is surveyed to carry up to 24 passengers, however, for comfort we cap the number to 12 on share charters and 13 on Private Charter. The Blue Whaler recently underwent a full refit and boasts a new comfortable interior and improved rear deck space. She has a cruising speed of 14 knots and is very stable for her size.

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Lake Street Cottage

Need somewhere to stay?

This stylishly renovated cottage with its large verandah area at the rear to relax in the tropical surroundings is just back from the beautiful Cairns esplanade precinct, walking or cycling distance to the city, restaurants, marina and local attractions.

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“This is my 4th trip with Cairns Reef Fishing. I have a great time every time I go. I wouldn’t even consider looking for another charter company. The staff are always friendly, very knowledgeable and cater for everyone’s needs. Overall experience is always 10 out of 10. Cheers”

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