A Beginners Guide to Fishing the Great Barrier Reef with Eastern Voyager

Ever dreamt of battling a magnificent Coral Trout in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef? We have too. But if you’re new to the fishing charter scene, it might seem a little overwhelming. No worries! This guide will prepare you for an epic fishing adventure with Eastern Voyager.

Life on the Eastern Voyager: Your Comfortable Home Base

Imagine this: ample deck space for casting your line, a shaded area to relax and chat with fellow anglers, and a top-notch chiller to keep your catch fresh. That’s what awaits you on board. We boast air-conditioning throughout, a well-equipped galley where our talented cook prepares delicious meals, and a spacious lounge area to unwind and share stories with your fellow adventurers.

Below deck, you’ll find comfortable cabins – perfect for recharging after a day spent battling impressive fish. No need to pack heavy – all meals, linen, towels, and basic refreshments are included. Just bring your sense of adventure and your best fishing stories!

What to Pack: Essential Gear

We understand that everyone has their own preferences when it comes to rods and tackle. So, while we don’t provide fishing gear, here are some essentials you might want to bring:

  • Rods & Reels: Choose sturdy equipment suitable for larger fish.
  • Tackle Box: Pack your favourite lures, sinkers, hooks, and anything else you need to get your line in the water.
  • Sun Protection: The Queensland sun can be intense. Pack a hat, a good rash shirt, and plenty of sunscreen.
  • Comfortable Clothing: Think breathable shirts, shorts, and clothes that can handle a bit of sea spray.
  • Wet Weather Gear: Just in case the weather decides to change course.
  • Cooler: For keeping additional drinks chilled.
  • Camera: Capture those brag-worthy catches and the stunning reef scenery!

For a detailed breakdown of recommended fishing tackle, download our helpful PDF guide from the FAQ section. Gather your friends and family, dust off your rods, and get ready for an unforgettable fishing adventure!

Safety First on the Water

Our crew consists of experienced professionals who know the reef like the back of their hand. They’ll provide a comprehensive safety briefing before we set sail, ensuring everyone’s aware of the procedures. Remember, safety is our top priority, so please listen attentively and follow their instructions.

A Rewarding Fishing Experience

While we can’t guarantee perfect weather or a record-breaking haul every trip, our skilled skippers are experts at finding the best fishing spots. They’ll do their utmost to put you onto the action, and our crew will even clean and freeze your catch so you can take home a delicious souvenir of your reef adventure.

Ready to Reel in an Unforgettable Experience?

Eastern Voyager is the perfect place to experience the thrill of Great Barrier Reef fishing. With comfortable accommodations, delicious meals, and a crew that provides exceptional service, you’ll be creating memories that will last a lifetime. So, gather your friends and family, dust off your rods, and get ready for an incredible fishing adventure.

Head over to our website to learn more and book your spot on the ultimate fishing charter!

From the deck,
Ellen & Chris

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