Cairns Fishing Charters & Private Snorkel Tours | CRF

Tour Code: 324

Departing: Cairns

Private Charter Fishing & Snorkelling
  • Combine a day of fishing with a day of snorkelling, a day on the Great Barrier Reef the whole family/group will enjoy
  • Two fishing boat chart options: 15 Guests ACAT 12 Guests BW 
  • Cruise ship passengers can charter the boat to suit the cruise ship schedule.

Included In Price

  • Exclusive use of the boat
  • Your choice of fishing only OR fishing (in the morning) and snorkeling (in the afternoon whilst crew cook your catch BBQ style)
  • Years of experience
  • Quality fishing equipment
  • Bait & tackle
  • Lunch
  • BYO allowed: light/mid strenght alcohol only & minimal glass
  • Reef Taxes

Experience some fantastic fishing and/or snorkelling times on Australia's Great Barrier Reef with your family, friends or business associates just off the Cairns coast.

We are the Great Barrier Reef fishing experts in Cairns and offer the biggest range of private charter fishing boat options for anglers keen to catch some of the famous eating and fighting fish on the Great Barrier Reef.

Our two fishing boats are able to cater for large groups of friends, corporate groups and any other special occassion such as a combined fishing and snorkelling charter.  

From Cairns our fully inclusive day private fishing charters on the Great Barrier Reef offer large comfortable fully equipped motor boats, food upgrade options and catering on request, and all ages are welcome. 

All fishing rods, reels, handlines, lures and bait are provided as a fully inclusive private charter fishing tour on the world famous Great Barrier Reef, the home of the Black Marlin. 

Our Cairns Based Private Charter Fishing Boats

We have two custom designed and built fishing boats, designed to optimise your deep sea fishing experience.

  • 48ft Randell – this fishing boat is surveyed to carry up to 34 people, however, for passenger comfort, this has been capped to 15 anglers. 
  • 41ft Randell – This slightly smaller vessel is registered to carry 24 passengers, but this number is capped at 12 for charters and passenger comfort. 

Our fishing boats are equipped with the finest gear and modern electronics, providing a high quality Great Barrier Reef fishing experience.

Huge undercover deck areas provide shade from the warm Cairns climate, and there is plenty of seating for a guests.

Full-sized toilet facilities are also on board, as well as eskys for your BYO drinks (cans only please).

Large refrigerated ice boxes are on hand to keep your day’s catch fresh for your dinner table that night – it doesn’t get any fresher than that!

If you are a cruise ship passenger looking for the best shore tours in Cairns read more on our cruise ship shore tours page.

Fishing Boat Charter from Cairns

There is no better way to make the most of your Tropical North Queensland fishing trip than with a private fishing charter out of Cairns and a crew that have been fishing the Great Barrier Reef waters for a lifetime.

With a full day boat charter, you have total exclusive use of the entire fishing boat and the opportunity to tailor your day to suit your group’s needs.

This might involve a flexible departure time and the optional inclusion of upgrading to a swank catering package.(BYO alcohol in cans only)

A day fishing on the Great Barrier Reef is a good option for corporate business functions, Christmas parties, birthdays or for wedding group holidays.

We can cater for up to 15 guests.

This is a full-on nine-hour day private fishing charter that will have you reeling in some fantastic table fish to take home. 

Duration: 9 hours (approx).

Private Fishing and Snorkelling Charter from Cairns

This is a great charter option for those who may be short on time but would like to go reef fishing and snorkelling on the reef whilst in Cairns.

It allows for a morning of fishing our fantastic Great Barrier Reef species, and then you can enjoy an afternoon snorkelling around stunning Green Island.

It is also a good choice for a group that isn’t too serious about their fishing.

You will meet at Cairns Marlin Marina at 7.00am, and from there the boat cruises out to Arlington Reef, an enormous reef system about one hour offshore, famous for its Coral Trout and Red Emperor.

After lunch it is time for some  awesome snorkelling.

If you catch the right type of fish you might be able to enjoy fresh sashimi...

This private charter fishing and snorkelling tour aims to return to Cairns Marlin Marina by 4.30pm.

Duration: 9 hours (approx).

See more Great Barrier Reef private charter fishing boat options

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Instructions

Make your way to the Marlin Marina Cairns, D finger 1/2 hour before scheduled departure time


The best fishing and/or snorkelling spots on the Great Barrier Reef

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



9 hours approx

Available for Purchase / Hire

Soft drink & few light beers

Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium


Weight restrictions apply for groups on helicopters

Additional Information

Perfect day out for corporate functions, Christmas parties, birthday parties or just a group of friends looking for a great day out fishing.

Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, camera and your swimming gear if you select the snorkelling option.

Children of all ages are welcome on private charters however they have to be under adult supervision at all times.

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be in writing.

Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Operator’s Cancellation Policy:

***Please note temporary fuel levy of $200 is additional to the charter rate and is payable to the operator direct on day of travel***

NO REFUND if cancelled within 7 days.


NO REFUND if cancelled within 7 days.

Cairns Fishing Charters & Private Snorkel Tours | CRF

Tour Code: 324

Departing: Cairns

Private Charter Fishing & Snorkelling



Prices are AUD, per charter and include all levies fees and taxes.

Tour Code: 324



15 yrs & over

2 - 14 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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