The fishing charters that you can book onto while holidaying in Port Douglas are some of the best in the country with the choice of game fishing, sport fishing, reef fishing and river fishing to enjoy. Port Douglas is home to some amazing natural wonders with the Daintree Rainforest just a short drive away, Cape Tribulation within easy reach and the World Heritage Listed sections of the Barrier Reef being right at your doorstep! Set yourself within a tropical paradise and experience some of the best fishing grounds in the country…. and said to be some of the best in the world!

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Port Douglas is known for many attractions, and its fishing charters and awesome ocean cruises are just some of them! You can travel out for the day, stay out overnight or plan an extended fishing charter where everything is catered for right down to your meals, drinks and all the equipment you require for an excellent time out on the water. The fishing charters that depart from Port Douglas can be for team building exercises, corporate events, a family day out with the kids or for anyone just looking to reel in a great catch for dinner.

Just off the coast of Port Douglas are some of the best black marlin grounds in the world and boasts the best strike rate of 1000 lb fish along with being home to numerous other sport and reef fish that provide a great fight as you reel them in. Fish the reefs, outer reef and deep waters for fish such as blue and black marlin, sailfish, wahoo, giant trevally, coral trout, tuna, red emperor and plenty more. The rivers and estuaries are great for catching the illusive barramundi or perhaps a mangrove jack, trevally or any of the other 75 species that call these waters home.

Whether it’s the simple pleasure of fishing straight from the beach with the kids, hiring your own boat or dinghy for the day and going in search of a great location to fish or jumping on one of the fishing charters that depart daily from the Marina Mirage in Port Douglas, you can have the perfect fishing experience while holidaying Port Douglas. It is a world class attraction that draws so many people to these waters each year, so why not see what you can reel in for yourself! Try your hand at fly fishing which can be done while cruising the rivers and simply have a great day out on the water. Every boat comes fully equipped with everything that you will need for an enjoyable day out and for overnight and extended fishing charters, every boat is different but will always include comfortable accommodations and facilities.

The fishing charters of Port Douglas are all about great fishing, but along the way take in the coastal sights, experience the Great Barrier Reef in all its wonder, spot sea animal from birds to dolphins and cruise around the neighbouring islands that lie just off shore. Your fishing charter, reef, game, deep or river, will be an adventure to remember. Enquire about the different specials packages, ask about some great deals and start looking forward to time well spent out on the ocean waters off Port Douglas.

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