Fishing Charters Cairns | Great Barrier Reef

Tour Code: 656

Departing: Cairns

Private Charter Fishing & Snorkelling
  • Bringing in the big fish with quality Shimano tackle on board
  • Fishing the Great Barrier Reef with a small group of friends
  • Small group private charter sportsfishing boat – launched in 2015.

Included In Price

  • Guided
  • Small group size (up to 7)
  • Government reef levy
  • Lunch
  • All Tackle included
  • Snorkel gear & lycra sun suits for private snorkelling charters.

Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef is ranked as the top blue water fisherman’s dream destination in Australia and there is no better way to experience the thrill of blue water fishing on this world famous reef than on board your very own private charter fishing boat with up to 7 of your best mates.

Our Cairns based 31 foot Powercat 2900 was launched in 2015 and offers comfort on board with a super fast ride to the Outer Great Barrier Reef fishing grounds wasting no time. 

Targeting the prized fighting fish such as Spanish Mackerel, Yellowfin Tuna, Giant Trevally, and Sharks or the thrill of the really big game, tag yourself a beautiful Sail Fish, or a Giant Black Marlin. 

For those wanting to experience the reef below, why not arrange a private charter snorkel tour for 7 people and spend the day away from the crowds at some of the best reef destinations.  Your day includes the sole use of this fully equipped private charter boat. 

Set with a cruising speed of 25 knots, we’ll have you on the reef and fishing faster. 

With an overall length of 9.4 meters, she is powered by twin 250hp Suzuki outboards. 

Fitted with the latest Raymarine hybrid Touch Sunder and GPS, 2 x 220L underfloor kill tanks/storage compartments, 2 x 80L live bait tanks, Reelax Outriggers, a self-draining deck and fisherman’s work station with 250 L esky – this boat is the ultimate in fishing vessels. 

For your comfort on board, there is also a full length fibreglass cockpit hard top for shade, electric marine toilet, Clarion marine stereo and walk thru transom with swim up ladder. 

With an experienced and enthusiastic skipper and fishing crew, the day is sure to be one of the best private charter fishing tours you have had on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

Choose your own fishing - snorkelling adventure

The best part about a private fishing boat charter is the freedom to put together your ideal day on the Great Barrier Reef.  With this modern sports fishing boat exclusive to you and your friends, you enjoy access to reef locations away from the day trippers.   Wet a line to catch a prize eating reef fish or go big and chase the mighty Black Marlin for the ultimate tag and release  trophy shot. 

If fishing is not your thing, charter the boat for a day of snorkelling and get below to see the reef in all of its glory.

Great Barrier Reef Fishing: Up to 7 Anglers

With a maximum of 7 anglers on board, this is the best private charter for those wishing to chase those fantastic reef fish varieties such as small and large mouth Nannygai, Red Emperor, Coral trout, Sweetlip and more. 

Fish the rubble patches, wrecks and bommies of the reef.  Got a favourite?  Just let the crew know and they will get you to the best location on the day.  A great day for a family or a bunch of mates.

Great Barrier Reef Deep Water Fishing: 4 Anglers

Chase the incredibly tasty ruby and gold band snapper in waters of up to 500 meters.  The boat will be set up with deep drop rods and electric reels to haul your catch from the deep.

Great Barrier Reef Light Tackle Game Fishing: Sole Charter up to 7 Anglers

Now we are getting serious and to allow for those bigger catches. 

Our game fishing private charter tour option is suited to a maximum of 7 guests and will see you trolling the inshore and outer reef areas with lures, skip baits and live baits. 

Targeting the bigger pelagic species such as Spanish mackerel, Cobia, Sailfish, Tuna and Black marlin.

Great Barrier Reef Shark Fishing: 4 Anglers

Shark fishing on the Great Barrier Reef is strictly catch and release, this is your chance to get up land one of these magnificent fish.  With a maximum of 4 guests on your charter, this is the day to have the camera handy.

Two anglers will fish on rotation using a stand up harness, specialised reels and 80lb stand up rods, fish with live & dead baits for bull sharks, bronze whalers, tiger sharks and hammerheads.

Please view more Cairns and Great Barrier Reef private charter fishing boat tours

Great Barrier Reef Private Charter Boat for Snorkel Tours: Up to 7 People

Book this private charter boat from Cairns and hit the best spots on the Great Barrier reef for a day of snorkeling – away from the crowds. 

For you and your closest friends or family, this is a great value way to see the best of the best.  As your skipper and crew are out on the reef daily, they know the best spots for snorkelling and will ensure you head home having enjoyed the ultimate day exploring the depths of the Great Barrier Reef and its coral gardens.

For more Great Barrier Reef private charter boats please see here

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time

Meet the boat at Cairns Marlin Marina, G Finger at 6:45 am.

Departure Instructions

All guests must reconfirm the evening prior to departure between 5:00pm and 6:30pm


Great Barrier Reef

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



Departs 7:00am - Returns 3:30pm

Fitness Level Required


Additional Information
  • Alcohol is BYO (No glass bottles and no BIG eskys please – ample cold storage onboard) and is ONLY permitted in moderation
  • Drunkenness and/or disorderly conduct poses a safety risk and cannot be tolerated.
  • It may also result in the trip being cancelled and returning port and no refund of charter fees.
  • Hat & sunscreen
  • Camera (charged)
  • Sea sickness medication (if needed)
  • Light long sleeve shirt or fishing shirt

Recommended minimum age is 10 however the skipper can be flexible under certain conditions.

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.

  • Bookings made less than 24 hours before charter departure require 100% booking fee.
  • If passenger fail to show the next day for their trip (“NO SHOW”) there will be NO REFUND GIVEN.
  • Cancellations and/or change of booking numbers made ten (10) days or less from the charter date will result in forfeit of the booking fee deposit

Fishing Charters Cairns | Great Barrier Reef

Tour Code: 656

Departing: Cairns

Private Charter Fishing & Snorkelling



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

Tour Code: 656



15 yrs & over

10 - 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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