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Cairns Estuary Fishing provided by Fish Tales Charters

Cairns Estuary Fishing

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20-07-08 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-08 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    g1a Pier Point Rd
    g1a Pier Point Rd, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
    Marlin Marina Cairns, in front of the Shangri-la Hotel/Pier Shopping Centre, Wharf Street, Cairns, on Finger D berth 2- Meet at the boat at the following times for each charter Morning and Full day share or private charter 7.00 am, Afternoon estuary fishing share or private charter 12.50 pm
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    Fish Tales Charters
    Stop: 4 hours
    Why not take a guided fishing charter in the smooth waters of Trinity Inlet (The Cairns Harbour). Board a 19-foot (6-meter) flat-bottom boat called the River Rocket for a 4.5 hour guided fishing charter with an experienced fishing guide. You will explore mangroves and watch for wildlife—including saltwater crocodiles—as you search for local fish species (including but not limited too )Grunter, Fingermark, Blue Threadfin, Queenfish, King Threadfin, Trevally, Mangrove jack, Estuary cod, Bream Flathead, Hairtail, Tarpon, Mud crab to name a few...or the the PRIZE CATCH a Barramundi. All necessary fishing gear is included in the tour price. We ask you to wear a long sleeve cotton shirt and wide brim hat and to bring along your sunnies, your hat, your camera and a few beers are Okay (cans only). Morning charter and Full Day meet at the Marlin Marina Finger D berth 2 at 7.00 am, Atfernoon charter meet at the Marlin Marina Finger D berth 2 at 12.50 pm
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  • You'll end at
    g1a Pier Point Rd
    g1a Pier Point Rd, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
    Marlin Marina Cairns, in front of the Shangri-la Hotel/Pier Shopping Centre, Wharf Street, Cairns, on Finger D berth 2- Meet at the boat at the following times for each charter Morning and Full day share or private charter 7.00 am, Afternoon estuary fishing share or private charter 12.50 pm
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
g1a Pier Point Rd, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
Duration
4h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water, Ice and Esky for cold drinks
  • Professional fishing guide with live commentary on board
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Top quality rods & reels as well as all tackle
Exclusions
  • Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Hat, and Camera
  • A few beers are Okay.
  • Wear a long sleeve cotton shirt and wide brim hat
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Additional Info
  • A minimum of 2 people to confirm each booking is required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
98Reviews
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Pete wrote a review Feb. 2021
Cairns, Australia1 contribution
Did a trip up the river with Darrell. Wow what a great day very knowledgeable about the area and fishing we got a great 90 cm barra dropped another and a few more different fish if ya come to Cairns and want to go fishing just book with these guys highly recommended. Thanks
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from FishTalesCairns, Owner at Cairns Estuary Fishing
Responded Feb. 3, 2021
Thanks Pete for your great review. Loved having you onboard. Hoping to see you soon!
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max m wrote a review Jan. 2021
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Darryl was the best , great bloke to have a yarn with. He’s the kinda of person you could sit around having a bbq and a beer with. We caught the bait then right into the fishing caught a nice Barra , finger mark. The other part for trip failed to turn up still took me for solo
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from FishTalesCairns, Owner at Cairns Estuary Fishing
Responded Jan. 5, 2021
Hi Thank Max for the fabulous review. Enjoyed your company and we are thrilled with your 1 metre Barra. Good to meet you; loved to have a beer and BBQ anytime. Cheers Darryl and Raewyn
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jasmiinew wrote a review Dec. 2020
Sydney, Australia27 contributions3 helpful votes
Darryl is a legend. He had a smile on his face and was cracking jokes from the minute we stepped on the dock. It's priceless to get such a knowledgeable guide to take you out. Darryl took us to several spots to make sure we got a lot of action, and we sure did. We were two
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Response from FishTalesCairns, Owner at Cairns Estuary Fishing
Responded Dec. 27, 2020
Thank you Jasmine for your stunning review, WOW! We loved having you, Marcus, Mick and Kareen onboard-you guys where fabulous. Many thanks Darryl and Raewyn
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Josh wrote a review Oct. 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Great time out with Darryl and pulled in some brilliant catches !! Thanks Darryl would recommend to anyone looking for a great time out on the boat
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from FishTalesCairns, Owner at Cairns Estuary Fishing
Responded Oct. 29, 2020
So good to have you onboard. Many thanks for the great review! Your Hosts Darryl and Raewyn
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Jas wrote a review Oct. 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Been out to the reef a couple of times wish Fish Tales Charters. Darryl is very knowledgeable on fishing, and his knowledge on fishing in these waters is a great asset. Had a fun time out on the water & brought a good feed home!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from FishTalesCairns, Owner at Cairns Estuary Fishing
Responded Oct. 28, 2020
Thanks for the great review, Jas. We love having you onboard! Kind Regards Darryl and Raewyn
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

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Chris Buttery
Great fishing, biggest fish I’ve ever caught very helpful had a ball, can’t wait to go back next time I would love
Michael P
Michael P
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Cairns fishing awesome
Booked a 3 day sole guided reef charter this week with Captain Darryl, with my mate Chris both from Adelaide.the SA
Belling55
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Thanks for looking atfer us!
Thanks for looking atfer us, Darryl. Love the bait collecting, this was the highlight of our day. Other guests on t
bettyb0099
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I had fun!
I had fun! There where others on the boat, that just should not have been there! Not fun for some of us, for other
Rachel W
Rachel W
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Awesome day out!
Great experience, Would recommend to anyone. Darryl was really good and helped out a lot. Made it well worthwhile.
Key Details
  • Duration: 4h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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