Charter Information

CHARTER INFORMATION & PRICING

2.5-HOUR SHORT CHARTER (max 20) (only during school holidays)
Adults: $50
Kids (10 -15 years): $25
Kids (Under 10): Free

4-HOUR SCHEDULED CHARTER (max 20)
Adults: $80
Kids (10 -15 years): $40
Kids (Under 10): Free

6-HOUR GUMMY SHARK FISHING CHARTER (max 12)
Adults: $120
Kids (12+ years): $120
Kids (Under 10): UNSUITABLE

6-HOUR GUMMY SHARK/ SNAPPER COMBO FISHING CHARTER (max 12) – September-March only
Adults: $120
Kids (12+ years): $120
Kids (Under 10): UNSUITABLE

3-HOUR SNAPPER FISHING CHARTER (max 12) – September-March only
Adults: $80
Kids (12+ years): $80
Kids (Under 10): UNSUITABLE

NEW!!!! 8-HOUR ALL-INCLUSIVE FISHING CHARTER (max 12) September-March only
This charter targets gummy sharks, snapper, flathead and whiting and includes all alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, a range of premium hot drinks, hot and cold snacks, chips/chocolates, and an extensive range of food (party pies/sausage rolls, mini-pizzas, BBQ sausages in bread and salad, prawn cutlets, baked potatoes, fruit and cheese platters, and hot jam donuts). A selection of rods and tackle will be offered and all legal-sized fish caught by you, will be cleaned, filleted and packed on ice for you to take away (bag limits apply).
Adults: $250
Kids (12+ years): UNSUITABLE
Kids (Under 10): UNSUITABLE

FISHING CHARTER INFO:
Our regular charters are very family-friendly and include:

*all bait and tackle
*an excellent selection of food (BBQ sausage in bread, mini-pizzas, party pies/sausage rolls, salad & fruit snack packs and hot jam donuts)
*unlimited tea/coffee/hot milo & healthy snacks
*all legal-sized fish caught by you, cleaned, filleted and bagged (bag limits apply)

Drinks (spirit mixes, beer, cider, soft drink, and water), lollies, chocolates, chips and handwarmers are also available for purchase on board. The licensed bar is open between 11am-11pm. There is an accessible toilet on board and the vessel accommodates wheelchairs, mobility aids and strollers/pushers.

Fishing charters depart from and return to the end of Yarra Street, Geelong 3220, behind Fisherman’s Pier Restaurant and next to where the helicopter lands. Sometimes, due to better parking, or better access on to the boat, the charter may leave from St. Helen’s Ramp, North Geelong 3215.

You are requested to arrive at the departure point at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.

REVISED FISHING CHARTER SCHEDULE (updated 12/10/2021)

Due to Covid restrictions in place at the moment, only 10 passengers may join a charter at one time. Charters that are fully booked, may have additional availability if the restrictions ease, so all dates will remain listed below, whether they are full or not. The schedule will be updated daily to reflect availability.

OCTOBER 2021
Sat 16th Oct 7.45am-10.15am short FULLY BOOKED
Sat 16th Oct 11am-2pm snapper FULLY BOOKED
Sat 16th Oct 3-7pm regular FULLY BOOKED
Sun 17th Oct 9am-1pm regular FULLY BOOKED
Sun 17th Oct 2.30-6.30pm regular FULLY BOOKED
Sat 23rd Oct 10am-1pm snapper FULLY BOOKED
Sat 23rd Oct 2-8pm gummy/snapper FULLY BOOKED
Sun 24th Oct 11.30am-7.30pm 8-HR (ALL-INCLUSIVE) 2 SPOTS LEFT

NOVEMBER 2021
Sun 7th Nov 9am-1pm regular
Sun 7th Nov 3-7pm regular
Sun 14th Nov 12-4pm regular FULLY BOOKED
Sun 14th Nov 5-8pm snapper FULLY BOOKED
Sun 20th Nov 3-9pm gummy/snapper FULLY BOOKED
Sun 21st Nov 10.30am-2.30pm regular
Sun 21st Nov 4-7pm snapper 4 SPOTS LEFT
Sat 27th 2-10pm 8-HR ALL-INCLUSIVE
Sun 28th 1-5pm regular FULLY BOOKED

DECEMBER 2021
Sun 5th 11am-3pm regular
Sun 12th 10am-1pm snapper FULLY BOOKED
Sun 12th 2-6pm regular
Sat 18th 10am-4pm gummy/snapper
Sun 19th 2-8pm gummy/snapper 3 SPOTS LEFT
Mon 20th 9-11.30am short FULLY BOOKED
Wed 22nd 11.30am-7.30pm 8-HR (ALL INCLUSIVE)
Mon 27th 8.30-11.30am snapper
Mon 27th 1-5pm regular
Tue 28th 9am-1pm regular
Tue 28th 2-6pm regular
Wed 29th 11am-1.30pm short FULLY BOOKED
Wed 29th 3-7pm regular
Thu 30th 9am-1pm regular
Thu 30th 2.30-6.30pm regular

**Anyone looking to re-book a charter (that has been postponed due to poor weather conditions or Covid restrictions), but cannot find dates suitable above, is welcome to book any time in the future that suits. There is no expiry on dates.

What a great way to spend a day or evening!

Please note: pricing is subject to change, minimum numbers are required for each charter and poor or dangerous weather conditions will result in a charter being postponed or cancelled. No one booking can take up more than 60% of full capacity according to the restrictions in place at the time. Fishing licences are also required for people aged 18-69, unless exempt. Visit https://vfa.vic.gov.au/recreational-fishing/fishing-licence to purchase prior to participating in a charter.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL and can be made online, messaging via FB messenger on the FB page or calling/texting Tracy or Brian on 0491 713 236 Sat-Thurs. Whilst COVID19 restrictions are in place, pencilled bookings for dates will be accepted with a valid gift voucher number.

PAYMENTS:
Places are only confirmed once payment has been received.

EFTPOS:
Payments can be made over the phone via credit card. Please bring the credit card used for payment with you on the day of the trip to be sighted.

BANK TRANSFER:
Payments can also be made via bank transfer. Please contact us for the details.

Prices valid 01/01/2020 (and subject to change without notice)

COVID-19 MEASURES:
*All passengers must verify their postcode with ID. Anyone from restricted postcodes will be refused entry and advised to return home.

  • The vessel and the tackle provided is completely disinfected and sanitised between charters
  • Running water & soap is available in the toilet, wet (disinfectant) wipes, and concentrated sanitiser gel is available widely on board
    *Buckets of salt water and fresh towels are provided for each family/household group
  • The maximum number of people allowed on board is determined by the Covid19 restrictions in place at the time, to accommodate social distancing measures required at the time.
    *Separate household plates of food are prepared and given to individual groups using washed/sanitised containers and disposable cutlery.
    *Social distancing is in place across the vessel