Fishing Charter FAQ
Do I need a Fishing Licence?
A: Yes, unless exempt*, the Victorian Government requires all anglers, including clients on fishing charter vessels, to be in possession of a current Victorian Recreational Fishing Licence. *Under 18 or over 70 years, pensioners, seniors cardholders don’t need a fishing licence.
How much does it cost to book a Fishing Charter ?
Prices vary according to your destination. See our prices info for more details.
Do I need to organise a whole group to go fishing?
A: No, we understand it’s not always possible to organise a whole group. Find a suitable date and make the booking. We will try and fill the remaining spots for you through our booking system.
What is the maximum number of people allowed on board a charter?
We can host up to 8 passengers for offshore fishing trips or around the bays
Do I need to pay a deposit to book a Fishing charter?
A: Yes, all fishing charter bookings require a deposit in order to secure a booking.
Port Phillip Bay Fishing Charters require a $200 deposit when booking the boat or $50 deposit if booking a spot on an Individual Fishing Charter or Tuition Charter.
Westernport Fishing Charters require a $200 deposit when booking the boat or $50 deposit if booking a spot on an Individual Fishing Charter or Tuition Charter.
Offshore Fishing Charters require a $400 deposit when booking the boat or $100 deposit if booking a spot on an Individual Charter.
Visa/MasterCard is accepted.
Are kids welcome?
Yes, when supervised by an adult, we suggest children from 6 years of age as they are able to cast and reel in a catch.
Where do you launch from?
Carrum (Launching Point)
Hastings (Hastings Boat Ramp)
Mornington (Mornington Schnapper Point)
Rye (Rye Boat Ramp)
Do we take our catch home?
Yes, we will provide bags for your catch and please leave an esky in your car to keep your catch fresh.
What do I need to bring on the day?
Warm clothes, hat, sunscreen, spray jacket, camera and leave an esky in your car to keep your fish cool on the way home.
You are welcome to bring food onto the boat (NO BANANAS) please note there are no heating facilities to warm food.
Do you supply lifejackets, first aid, etc?
What if the weather is bad on the day I have booked?
You will be given the opportunity to reschedule your fishing charter. If no other day is suitable, a full refund can be organised.
Do you clean our catch?
Can I bring bananas on the boat?