Half Day Sportsfishing
Prices from $120 AUD


Only five minutes from the heart of the beautiful city of Cairns and you will be treated to some of the best natural scenery and Cairns fishing conditions available in Tropical North Queensland. Catch that Barramundi you've always dreamed about!




  • Morning or Afternoon
  • Cairns Trinity Inlet
  • Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Salmon etc
  • All gear supplied
  • Own tackle welcome

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From 1/04/2023 to 31/03/2025 per personcharter
Half Day Sportsfishing - AM half day sportsfishing - includes all bait/gear or BYO $120.00 
Half Day Sportsfishing - PM half day sportsfishing - includes all bait/gear or BYO $120.00 
Half Day Sportsfishing - charter AM or PM half day sportsfishing - includes all bait/gear or BYO
private charter - op to 8 passengers

Your fishing adventure starts by catching live bait with a cast net along the edge of a tributary of Trinity Inlet Estuary (Estuary fishing is similar to river fishing in some countries). Live herrings and mullet are the best bait for catching predator species, mullet are great for Barramindi fishing. If the tide is low enough you may see a crocodile basking in the sun along the banks of the Estuary.

Unlike deep sea and reef fishing at the Great Barrier Reef off Cairns, a day fishing Cairns Trinity Inlet is so close to the city. This means you will be baiting up very soon after boarding the vessel and will enjoy longer fishing times.


Q. Who will be taking us on our Cairns fishing charter?
A. The owner, John. Unlike other fishing tours in Cairns, John does not employ drivers so you will be fishing with the person you talk to when booking, someone who has been fishing trinity inlet estuary for 16 years.

Q. Will my Cairns fishing trip go ahead if it is raining?
A. The only time we have ever cancelled a trip due to bad weather is when a cyclone has been bearing down on us. Trinity Inlet is a very large estuary and always offers protected fishing spots during bad weather. The boat has a large canopy plus we have raincoats on board, even if it is raining it is usually quite warm.

Q. How many anglers will there be on board for the fishing charter?
A. The maximum number of passengers fishing is 8. We run with a minimum of two people so it is luck of the draw.

Q. Can we bring our own drinks and food etc?
A. There is a large esky on board with plenty of ice so you can bring drinks, snacks a few beers etc. All fish you catch of legal size will be stored in a separate esky.


Q. Can we take our catch with us?
A. Any legal size fish can be kept and it will be cleaned, bagged and iced on board. There is a top quality restaurant at the pier that will gladly prepare your fish for lunch or dinner at reasonable prices.

Q. Can we bring our own tackle?
A. You are welcome to bring your own rod. The technique on our shared Cairns fishing charter is live baiting so you won’t be able to lure cast. If you do bring your own rod I ask that you spool up with mono as all the other boat rods have 15lb test mono line.

Q. Is the trip suitable for Ladies and youngsters?
A. It certainly is. Unlike most of the other Cairns fishing charter vessels, we have proper toilet facilities on board so the ladies need not worry.

Q. What species do you normally target.
A. When fishing Cairns Inlet we are always looking to hook the prized Barramundi. However, once you have a live bait on you can also catch Queenfish, Mangrove Jack, Fingermark, Giant Trevelly, Threadfin Salmon, Grunter and many more.


Contact Details

07 4057 4312
+61 7 4057 4312

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