Whitsundays Great Barrier Reef

Liveaboard Sports
Reef Fishing Charters

The Ultimate Sports Reef Fishing Liveaboard Adventure

Topnotch Game Fishing offers the Whitsunday liveaboard sports reef fishing charters, providing an exceptional opportunity for avid game fishermen. The Whitsundays is home to the world heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, which offers a majestic and diverse reef system. This location provides the perfect setting for a remarkable fishing experience. With a liveaboard charter, you can fully immerse yourself in the fishing action, maximizing your chances of catching that fish of a lifetime. Another key point is being able to fly straight into Hamilton Island and depart from the luxurious island.

Whitsundays Liveaboard Fishing Experience

Topnotch Game Fishing specializes in taking you to the prime fishing spots within the Whitsunday’s Great Barrier Reef. The charter targets various pelagic fish species, including giant trevally, Spanish mackerel, longtail, yellowfin, mahi-mahi, dogtooth tuna, sailfish, and black marlin. These game fish are known for their strength, speed, and fighting abilities, making the experience even more exciting.

In addition to the pelagic species, there is also a rich diversity of bottom reef fish that you can encounter during your fishing expedition. This includes coral trout, red emperor, nannygai, cobia, jobfish, and many other reef species. Whether you prefer the thrill of catching fast-swimming pelagic fish or the challenge of targeting bottom-dwelling reef species. Given these points, the Whitsundays offer abundant opportunities for an unforgettable fishing adventure.

The highlights from filming episodes with Escape With ET at The Great Barrier Reef 2022. “Brilliant Company”, ‘The Pirate”, & ET’s Surtees.

Whitsundays World-Class Fishery

It is worth noting that the Whitsundays region is renowned as one of the world’s most incredible sports and reef fishing destinations. The combination of breathtaking natural beauty, the presence of the Great Barrier Reef, and the diversity of fish species make it a dream location for any keen game fisherman. Also, you can expect to enjoy an exhilarating fishing experience and the chance to explore the picturesque reef system and the surrounding marine ecosystem.

Embarking on a liveaboard sports reef fishing charters with Topnotch Game Fishing ensures that you have expert guides and top-quality equipment to maximize your chances of success. Whether you are a seasoned angler or a novice fisherman, this adventure promises an extraordinary experience. Being surrounded by stunning natural beauty, the thrill of the chase for trophy game/reef fish in one of Australia’s most iconic locations. Above all, MUST DO EXPERIENCE!

liveaboard sports reef fishing charters

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Liveaboard Charter Information
  • Up to 4 pax
  • Departing at 8 am & returning at 4 pm on the last day.
  • Fishing the world heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef.
  • Sports & reef fishing.
  • Saloon & cabins fully airconditioned
  • Charters are tailored to suit clients’ needs.
  • Includes catering, tackle, bait, and light refreshments.
  • Take home fish.
  • BYO alcohol

Liveaboard Fishing Charter Rates:

  • 3 days/2 nights = $11,400.00 total for up to 4 pax
  • 4 days/3 nights = $14,000.00 total for up to 4 pax
  • Do you want to explore far and wide? We highly recommend booking four days to maximise fishing in many remote reef locations!
What To Bring On Your Liveaboard Sports/Reef Fishing Charter
  • Hat, personal sunscreen, camera, sunglasses, long sleeve shirt and a light jacket for cooler days.
  • Soft bag with clothes (please no large hard luggage bags as they are unable to be stored onboard)
  • Favourite fishing gear that would suit the charter – eg personal topwater casting outfits – jigs/stick baits & poppers.
  • BYO snacks and alcohol

*** Note all liveaboard fishing charters are private charters only and bookings are secured with a 25% deposit of the total charter.

For more information, please call 1300 347 444

giant trevally fishing charters

The Great Barrier Reef is home to BIG BRUT GTs

red emperor fishing on a liveaboard fishing charter

Red Emperor can reach 22kg in weight and more than a metre in length.

Liveaboard Sports/Reef Fishing Charters

Dogtooth tuna – It’s best to book a 4 days/3 nights charter to target these fish.

Mahi-Mahi are often caught during September & October