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Sports and Reef Fishing Day Charters

Hamilton Island
Fishing Charters

Choose One Our Both Of Our Fishing Vessels

Hamilton Island Sports and
Reef Fishing Day Charters

Topnotch Game Fishing offers affordable and luxury Hamilton Island fishing charters. The charter business is based at Hamilton Island Marina, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and 74 island wonders. Offering game/reef fishing charters and bespoke Whitsunday Island fishing trips.
Discover North Queensland’s tropical Coral Sea fishing and the 74 island wonders in elite style aboard Brilliant Company, the 65 Precision Australian custom-built sports fisher, and The Pirate, custom-built 34 sports fisher.
Choose From Our Two Custom Built Sports Fishing Vessels.

Brilliant Company

65 Precision

The Pirate

34 Pirate

Hamilton Island Fishing Day Charter Information

All charters depart and return from Hamilton Island Marina. Fish are prepared for guests liking to be taken back to holiday accommodation or a restaurant to enjoy.

*** Note that daily island transfers are available on ferries to transport you from Port Of Airlie, Daydream Island, to Hamilton Island. Please check the latest Cruise Whitsunday timetable for departures & arrivals.

Shared Fishing Charters

Half-Day Charters Available

This popular charter fishing option can only be booked on the vessel The Pirate.

Half-day shared fishing charters are a traditional method of bottom reef fishing using Shimano Taipan 15-24kg rods and Shimano Saragosa 14000 reels. This tackle is combined with fresh bait to target tasty table fish like small/large mouth nannygai, coral trout, red/grassy emperors, a variety of snapper/sweetlip and many more.

Four-hour shared fishing charters are an ideal fishing experience duration especially for those who are new to fishing.

Travelling distances may vary due to the weather conditions, but generally, it is 15 mins to 45 mins journey to the fishing grounds.

All shared charters fish in and around the many picturesque Whitsunday Islands.

Private Fishing Charters

This charter option is a whole boat private booking. Private charters are ideal for keen anglers wanting to target a specific type of fish species or for a small group of friends/family wanting a more exclusive fishing experience together. These charters are more covid friendly and tailored to suit the client’s fishing needs.

All-inclusive Fishing Charters

All Hamilton Island fishing charters include bait and high-quality tackle. Our passionate, experienced staff professionally crews them. BYO your favourite alcohol, please note Brilliant Company only does private charters (whole boat bookings), and The Pirate is available for shared charters and private full/half-day charters options. Furthermore, inquire how the Topnotch Game Fishing team can create your most extraordinary Hamilton Island fishing experience.

Half-Day Shared Charter On The Pirate – 4-Hours
  • Adults $250.00 ea and children 6-12yrs $235.00 ea.
  • Minimum 6 to a maximum of 7 guests.
  • AM – 8 am to 12 pm or PM – 1 pm to 5 pm.
  • Bait and fishing tackle supplied.
  • Complimentary bottles of water.

** Half-day shared charters, one child rate per-adult rate. Additional children will be charged at the adult rate. An adult must accompany children.

*** Note all shared charters are 4-hour half-day charters only. (Sorry, not available for a full day)

Half-Day Private On The Pirate 4-Hours – $1,800.00
  • Whole boat booking – up to a maximum of 8 guests.
  • AM – 8 am to 12 pm or PM – 1 pm to 5 pm.
  • Bait and fishing tackle supplied.
  • Complimentary bottles of water.
Full-Day Private On The Pirate 8-Hours – $3,200.00
  • Whole boat booking – up to a maximum of 8 guests.
  • Departing from the marina at 8 am and returning at 4 pm.
  • Bait and fishing tackle supplied.
  • Complimentary bottles of water.
  • Morning tea – Fruit platter and cake.
  • Lunch – ham, chicken or vegetarian wraps.
  • Afternoon tea – antipasto platter with prawns.
Private Charters On Brilliant Company 
  • 6-hour charter$6,600.00 (times flexible between 8 am – 4 pm)
  • 7-hour charter$7,600.00 (times flexible between 8 am – 4 pm)
  • 8-hour charter – $8,600.00 – 8 am to 4 pm
  • Whole boat booking – up to a maximum of 9 guests
  • Bait and high-quality fishing tackle supplied.
  • Complimentary bottles of water.
  • Catering provided.

** Please note all charters on Brilliant Company are whole boat bookings ONLY. It is best to be the captain of your crew and organise some friends and family to join you. Brilliant Company is a no shoes vessel and smoking is permitted in the cockpit only.

What To Bring On Your Charter
  • Personal sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, camera
  • long sleeve shirt and a light jacket for cooler days
  • BYO snacks & alcohol

Please consult your chemist for any seasick medication before your trip and let us know of any special dietary requirements in advance for private charters.