Boat leaving for fishing charter
Duration: 1 day
Location: Cairns QLD Australia
Departure: Daily – depart Cairns 7:30am return 6:00pm September to December
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Marlin fishing in Australia is legendary. The Black Marlin of the Pacific Ocean migrate to this 240km/150 mile section of the Great Barrier Reef annually to spawn. Beginning with the arrival of the first fish in early September, the marlin season extends through until late December.

During the season our superb range of game boats and motherships are to be found on the outer edge of the Reef in the Coral Sea. This quest is for the biggest and most powerful of all the game fish – the legendary BLACK MARLIN!!

Seventy percent of all marlin over a 1000 pound are caught  between Cairns and Lizard Island.

Cost is inclusive of:

  • Fast, modern 38′ – 52′ game boat
  • All meals,  non alcoholic beverages, BYO
  • Experienced Captain and crew
  •  Dates: ask about availability, email – carmen@cairnsreefcharters.com.au
  • Accommodation on board. Maximum of 4 anglers per boat
  • All fishing equipment