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FISHING CHARTERS

AOC HALF DAY FISHING

Absolute Ocean Charters welcomes you to come aboard ‘Contessa C’ for a fantastic Half Day of reef fishing in the pristine waters of Broome. Take advantage of one of the fastest & most comfortable Broome fishing charters to explore the vast, plentiful fishing grounds and let us show you the best spots to catch some great fish! Amateurs, experts, families and children are welcome on any of our fishing charters and you may even wish to share a line with your child. Our highly trained and experienced staff are always on hand to help you enjoy your day. 

  • Beginning with a free pickup service from your accommodation around 7am, our air conditioned courtesy bus will transfer you to your departure point – Gantheume Beach or Entrance Point.

  • Our sealegs amphibious tender ‘Cayduck’ will transfer you safe and dry to ‘Contessa C’, your 65ft fishing vessel for a great day of fishing.

  • All fishing gear is supplied including rods & reels, bait, rod buckets, hand towels, catch bags. You are welcome to bring your own fishing gear if you wish.

  • The more prominent species you should see on the Half Day Fishing Charter include Blue Spot Emperor, Black Snapper, Blue Bone, Giant Trevally, Golden Trevally, Chinaman Fish, Gold Spot Cod, Crimson Snapper & Saddletail Seaperch.  Throughout the morning we may also spend some time trolling lures for Spanish Mackerel & Tuna.

  • We will clean your catch and pack it straight on ice to give you the best quality fish to take home. All undersize or unwanted fish are immediately returned to the water to increase survival rates and promote sustainability of fisheries.

  • Amid fishing you will be served morning tea. 

  • Help yourself to unlimited drinks including bottled water, soft drink, tea & coffee throughout the day. BYO alcohol – an esky and ice is provided to keep your drinks cold.

  • We return to Broome around 1pm on the Half Day. You will then be transferred in our air conditioned courtesy bus back to your accommodation with your catch.

COST

Adult: $260pp

From:

$260

WEST KIMBERLEY FISHING

Reef Fishing Tours, Threadfin Salmon Tours, Barra Fishing Tours 

Half Day: $275

Full Day: $335

The Sport Fishing Tour is a thrilling day of serious fishing which can be tailored to you needs.  Whether you want creek or reef fishing, your local guide can drive you to catch the fish you have always dreamed of.  The tour begins with a complimentary pick up and launching of the 5.5m Marineline side consol boat.  This is a “hands on” experience and allows the visitor to take in the views of the beautiful beaches of Broome.  Fishing time is optimised as the fishermen are fishing in 15 minutes and with a maximum of four passengers it is the best way to fish with small numbers.  All fishing gear and bait is supplied as well as food, cool drinks and water.  Help for first time fishers is at hand and the experience is enhanced with the sighting of whales, dolphins, manta rays, sharks, sea snakes, crocodiles, birds and turtles.  The tours can be booked for half day or full, maximum number of people is four.

The Barramundi Tour is a great day out in the local creeks.  This is a great way to catch the Barramundi you have dreamed of, as well as take in the beautiful vista of the Kimberley bush.  Your guide Jeff has local knowledge and has fished the area for many years.  You will be picked up and dropped off to you accommodation, all fishing gear and catering supplied.  Take in the scenery and view crocodiles, birds and the magical colours Roebuck Bay.  Maximum number people is three to four people.

From:

$275

PREMIUM HELIFISHING

Flight Time: 1.5 Hours

Duration: 4.3 Hours

$899 per person (min 2 adults)

$799 per person (min 3 adults)

Let us take you further afield north of Broome to a remote location accessible only by helicopter, where there is a good chance of landing a legendary Barra.  Bring all your own gear, or for the less experienced, add our guide and all the gear.  Fly back to Broome along the spectacular pindan coast to complete your Kimberley helifishing adventure.

OPTIONAL ADD ON for $175 per person

Upgrade to our guided helifishing tour and let our experienced local fishing guide you’ll have the best chance to land a legendary Barra!  Look out for abundant marine life on your flight back to Broome.

From:

$899

AOC FULL DAY FISHING

Absolute Ocean Charters welcomes you to come aboard ‘Contessa C’ for a fantastic Full Day of reef fishing in the pristine waters of Broome. Take advantage of one of the fastest & most comfortable Broome fishing charters to explore the vast, plentiful fishing grounds and let us show you the best spots to catch some great fish! Amateurs, experts, families and children are welcome on any of our fishing charters and you may even wish to share a line with your child. Our highly trained and experienced staff are always on hand to help you enjoy your day. 

  • Beginning with a free pickup service from your accommodation around 7am, our air conditioned courtesy bus will transfer you to your departure point – Gantheume Beach or Entrance Point.

  • Our sealegs amphibious tender ‘Cayduck’ will transfer you safe and dry to ‘Contessa C’, your 65ft fishing vessel for a great day of fishing.

  • All fishing gear is supplied including rods & reels, bait, rod buckets, hand towels, catch bags. You are welcome to bring your own fishing gear if you wish.

  • The more prominent species you should see on the Full Day Fishing Charter include Coral Trout, Red Emperor, Black Snapper, Crimson Snapper, Saddletail Seaperch, Golden Snapper, Rankin Cod, Giant Trevally & Golden Trevally.  Throughout the day we will also spend some time trolling lures for Tuna & Spanish Mackerel.

  • We will clean your catch and pack it straight on ice to give you the best quality fish to take home. All undersize or unwanted fish are immediately returned to the water to increase survival rates and promote sustainability of fisheries.

  • Morning tea & lunch served on the Full Day. Food includes a fresh fruit platter & cake, salads & assorted meat platters are served with fresh bread & rolls so you can choose what you would like to eat.

  • Help yourself to unlimited drinks including bottled water, soft drink, tea & coffee throughout the day. BYO alcohol – an esky and ice is provided to keep your drinks cold.

  • We return to Broome around 3pm on the Full Day. You will then be transferred in our air conditioned courtesy bus back to your accommodation with your catch.

COST

Adult: $320pp

From:

$320

BROOME COASTAL CHARTERS

Reef and Game Fishing

Full Day: $340 (7:30am - 3:30pm)

Half Day: $270 (7:30am - 12:30pm)

With a maximum of 6 on the boat fishing, you will have full run of the boat and your choice of fishing activities for the day.  We will spend the day chasing Red Emperor, Coral Trout, Golden Snapper, Black Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Golden Trevally, Giant Trevally, Sailfish, Tuna, Queenfish and Cobia depending on weather and tides.

  • All fishing equipment is provided.  You are also welcome to bring your own favourite fishing gear if you would like.  We welcome all levels of experience from the new to the very experienced chasing something in particular.

  • All food and drinks are provided for the day including fruit; cold meat & salad rolls; snacks and cool drink. Ice is provided if you would like to BYO drinks or alcohol.  Please advise beforehand if you have any special dietary requirements that we can help you with.

  • If you decide to keep your catch it will be filleted and packed on ice for you to take home at the end of the day.

From:

$270

MAKAIRA GAME FISHING

Private Charter – $1,500 per day.

Shared Charter – $375 per person. Maximum 4 people.

Private 1/2 day charter (Estuary) – $990

  • Bluewater – Sailfish & Black Marlin

  • Bluewater – Sportfish

  • Estuary

  • Fly Fishing

We supply high quality rods and reels to cover all forms of fishing, from light bait casters right up to 37kg Tiagras.  We prefer Shimano as our gear of choice, you can follow the link to their website to view their full range.

Pick up and drop off to your accommodation is also supplied. At the time of booking please notify where you will be staying in Broome.

Morning tea and lunch are provided and are included in the cost, along with water and soft drinks.

Alcohol is on a BYO basis.

Due to Broome’s massive tides (can be up to 10 Metres) our departure/return times can vary a little from day to day. Estuary charters run for approximately 7 hours and Bluewater charters are approximately 8 hours.

From:

$375

LOCAL HELIFISHING

Flight Time: 1 Hour

Duration: 3 Hours

$649 per person (min 2 adults)

$499 per person (min 3 adults)

Take a flight south of Broome along the stunning Roebuck Bay coastline before landing at our favourite spot! Perfect for experienced anglers who have their own equipment, or add our local guide complete with all the latest gear for an unforgettable experience.

OPTIONAL ADD ON for $175 per person

Upgrade to our guided helifishing tour and let our experienced local fishing guide show you the sights and help you land a legendary Barra!

From:

$649