Charter Information

CHARTER INFORMATION & PRICING (scroll down for schedule)

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

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

Please note: due to the higher number of small children on this charter, the following maximums apply to short charters only:
For every u/10 child there must be an accompanying adult.
For every 2 10-15yrs children there must be an accompanying adult.
A maximum of 1 u/10 child and 1 10-15yrs child can be accompanied by one adult.

6-HOUR GUMMY SHARK FISHING CHARTER (max 14)
Adults: $120
Kids (14+ years): $120
Kids (Under 10): UNSUITABLE

6-HOUR GUMMY SHARK/ SNAPPER COMBO FISHING CHARTER (max 14) – September-March only
Adults: $120
Kids (14+ years): $120
Kids (Under 10): UNSUITABLE

3-HOUR SNAPPER FISHING CHARTER (max 14) – September-March only
Adults: $80
Kids (14+ 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 (14 yrs & under): 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.

Fish you may catch on a charter include: flathead, snapper (pinkie if undersized), Australian Salmon, Rock Cod, garfish, (snotty and silver) Trevally, Tailor, Gurnard, whiting (silver or King George), snook, banjo shark, Port Jackson shark, Gummy shark, 7-gill shark, and School shark.

REVISED FISHING CHARTER SCHEDULE (updated 16/01/2022)

JANUARY 2022
All January charters are fully booked. To be put on a waitlist for cancellations, please message 0491 713 236 with your name and the number of spots you would like.

FEBRUARY 2022
Sat 5th Feb 3-7pm regular FULLY BOOKED
Sun 6th Feb 7-10am snapper 4 SPOTS LEFT
Sun 6th Feb 11am-3pm regular FULLY BOOKED
Sat 12th Feb 3-7pm regular FULLY BOOKED
Sun 13th Feb 12-8pm 8-HR (ALL-INCLUSIVE) 3 SPOTS LEFT
Sat 19th Feb 2.30-8.30pm gummy/snapper FULLY BOOKED
Sun 20th Feb gummy/snapper 2-8pm 6 SPOTS LEFT
Sun 27th Feb 9.30am-12.30pm snapper FULLY BOOKED
Sun 27th Feb 1.30-5.30pm regular 1 SPOT NOW AVAILABLE!

MARCH 2022
Sat 5th Mar 3-7pm regular FULLY BOOKED
Sun 6th Mar 10am-2pm regular 1 SPOT LEFT
Sat 12th Mar 9am-1pm regular (LABOUR DAY W/E) FULLY BOOKED
Sat 12th Mar 2-6pm regular (LABOUR DAY W/E)
Sun 13th Mar 9am-1pm regular (LABOUR DAY W/E) 5 SPOTS LEFT
Sun 13th Mar 2-6pm regular (LABOUR DAY W/E) FULLY BOOKED
Mon 14th Mar 8am-12pm regular (LABOUR DAY W/E)
Mon 14th Mar 1-5pm regular (LABOUR DAY W/E)
Sat 19th Mar 2.30-8.30pm gummy/snapper 8 SPOTS LEFT
Sun 20th Mar 11.30am-3.30pm regular
Sun 20th Mar 4.30-7.30pm snapper

APRIL 2022
Sat 2nd Apr 2-6pm regular
Sun 3rd Apr 10am-2pm regular
Sat 9th Apr 8am-12pm regular
Sat 9th Apr 1-5pm regular
Sun 10th Apr 8am-12pm regular
Sun 10th Apr 1-5pm regular
Wed 13th Apr 1-5pm regular
Thur 14th Apr 1-5pm regular
Sat 16th Apr 8am-12pm regular (EASTER SAT)
Mon 18th Apr 9.30am-12pm short (EASTER MON) 9 SPOTS LEFT
Mon 18th Apr 1-5pm regular (EASTER MON)
Wed 20th Apr 8am-12pm regular
Thur 21st Apr 9-11.30am short
Sat 23rd Apr 8am-12pm regular (ANZAC DAY W/E)
Sun 24th Apr 8am-12pm regular (ANZAC DAY W/E)
Sun 24th Apr 1-5pm regular (ANZAC DAY W/E)
Mon 25th Apr 12-4pm regular (ANZAC DAY W/E)

MAY 2022
Sun 1st May 8am-12pm regular
Sun 1st May 1-5pm regular
Sun 8th May 8am-12pm regular
Sun 8th May 1-5pm regular
Sun 15th May 12-6pm gummy
Sun 22nd May 8am-12pm regular
Sun 22nd May 1-5pm regular
Sun 29th May 8am-12pm regular
Sun 29th May 1-5pm regular

END OF SEASON – CLOSED FOR WINTER UNTIL 31st August.

**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:
Cancellation Policy: 72 hours’ notice is required in order for a credit to be provided for any booking. Cancellation within this period forfeits the place and any monies paid towards a charter, unless a replacement can be found at short notice. To increase chances of finding a replacement, please message to let us know you are waiting on Covid results and we will try to offer waitlist places in case you cannot go.

* All passengers 12+yrs must be fully vaccinated, irrespective of the current mandates in place.

  • 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.