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Cairns Estuary Fishing

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g1a Pier Point Rd
g1a Pier Point Rd, Cairns City QLD 4870, AustraliaMarlin 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
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    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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    Departure Point
    g1a Pier Point Rd, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
    Duration
    4h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water,
    • Live commentary on board,
    • Professional fishing guide,
    • Top quality rods and PENN reels,
    • All bait and tackle
    • Ice and esky for cold drinks,
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    Exclusions
    • Sunglasses,
    • Hat,
    • Camera,
    • Sunscreen,
    • A few beers are Okay.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • 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 travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We decided to take a fishing charter as a bet to catch dinner! Atfer talking with Darryl we decided he was the man! He made casting a cast net around with ease to catch the bait, then off we went! From the four of us we had 3 keepers for dinner-Fingermark and 2 Jacks-that means
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    Response from FishTalesCairns, Owner at Cairns Estuary Fishing
    Responded 17 Oct 2019
    Thank you for your review on tripadvisor. Love to happy to hear feedback about our fishing charters. Yes if a spot is not working always happy to up anchor and move to another spot. Happy to hear you had dinner sorted! however who was the cook? I wonder.....Many thanks Darryl and Raewyn
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    Thanks to Darryl for showing us around his backyard. Spent time to find us a crocodile, in 5 hours fished many spots for a variety of species, showed us the mangroves and we took a drive around the island. Thanks for the high effort Darryl!
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    Response from FishTalesCairns, Owner at Cairns Estuary Fishing
    Responded 12 Aug 2019
    Thanks Mos for the great review. We love feedback and appreciate your time for this review. So good to meet you and when next you are in Cairns, do call us! Thanks again. Your Hosts Darryl and Raewyn at Fish Tales Charters
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    Darryl tried so hard to help us catch fish on the day we went out! If a spot was not working we would move on (just like we do at home!). Thoroughly enjoyed watching him throw the cast net; I wish I could do that! Thanks for the effort Darryl.
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    Response from FishTalesCairns, Owner at Cairns Estuary Fishing
    Responded 5 Aug 2019
    Thank you for taking the time to write this review. So good to hear you enjoyed your day as well as great to meet you. Cheers Darryl and Raewyn Your Hosts of Fish Tales Charters
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    5 star communication, 5 star vessel & equipment, 5 star friendly, 5 star fishing guide. Thanks for helping to make our holiday to Cairns 5 star!
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    Response from FishTalesCairns, Owner at Cairns Estuary Fishing
    Responded 10 Jul 2019
    Thank you for taking the time to write this great review! 5 stars to you! Makes us happy to learn you had a great holiday. Cheers Your Hosts Darryl and Raewyn
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    Super dissappointing charter. It was more expensive than other charters in town but he was friendly and seamed knowledgeable- this is not the skipper. We opted for bait fishing. What we didnt know at the time was 2 hours out of the 4 was spent watching the skipper cast nets for
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    Response from FishTalesCairns, Owner at Cairns Estuary Fishing
    Responded 13 Aug 2019
    Reviews are based on your own experience as per terms and conditions of Trip advisor to which you ticked just before posting. You where not on the charter in question and we have eye witnesses to this fact.
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    By: Fish Tales Charters
    99 reviews
    chrisbR8359ZM
    10
    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
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    Michael P
    10
    Cairns fishing awesome
    Booked a 3 day sole guided reef charter this week with Captain Darryl, with my mate Chris both from Adelaide.the
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    1945Ben
    10
    One charter was not enough!
    We decided to take a fishing charter as a bet to catch dinner! Atfer talking with Darryl we decided he was the
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    Belling55
    Melbourne, Australia
    40
    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
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    Mosc549
    Melbourne, Australia
    50
    Thanks for the high effort Darryl!
    Thanks to Darryl for showing us around his backyard. Spent time to find us a crocodile, in 5 hours fished many
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    SightToday8
    Sydney, Australia
    31
    Darryl tried so hard!
    Darryl tried so hard to help us catch fish on the day we went out! If a spot was not working we would move on
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    Server5
    Melbourne, Australia
    31
    5 Star all the way!
    5 star communication, 5 star vessel & equipment, 5 star friendly, 5 star fishing guide. Thanks for helping to make
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    893elysef
    95
    There are cheaper and better options
    Super dissappointing charter. It was more expensive than other charters in town but he was friendly and seamed
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    JohnnyKK1
    Sydney, Australia
    41
    Enjoyed our time on the water
    We enjoyed our time on the water with Darryl. He tired really hard by moving around to find the fish. We will be
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    KKariboo
    Banff, Canada
    30
    loved it!
    Decided to take a fishing charter with fish tales. there was 6 in our group. Darryl suggested the morning charter
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    Shanej1991
    Berwick, Australia
    97
    Great half day estuary fishing
    We went out estuary fishing there was 4 of us we had a “quite” day out fish apart from the 6 fish we got Darryl
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    Hum016
    Sydney, Australia
    41
    Enjoyable day!
    We had heard from other travellers to take a trip with Darryl. We had a great morning; Darryl was knowledgeable
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    keithandalexshannon
    Bungay, United Kingdom
    206
    A great day out
    We had lovely afternoon fishing with Daryl he couldn’t have been more informative and fun and we caught some fish!
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    keithandalexshannon
    Bungay, United Kingdom
    206
    Great Afternoon!!!
    Thank you Darryl for a great afternoon, such an experience and we loved the variety of fish we caught. I would
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    Tucker80X
    10
    Loved your backyard Darryl!
    Recommended by the hotel for a charter with Darryl. I too, would love Darryl`s job and visiting his backyard every
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