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Fish Tales Charters

#43 of 68 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Cairns Features Animals
Cairns Marina | Wharf Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4045 0234
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Cairns Estuary Fishing
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`Fish Tales` Charters operator from Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia. We offer Estuary Fishing, River Fishing and Bluewater Fishing. On all our charters we supply all top quality rods & reels, all bait & tackle, bottles of water and tea/coffee and our experienced fishing guide. All you need to bring is sunnies, hat, camera, sunscreen and a few beers are OK. Vessel One:River Rocket fishing guide: Barry include locations: Trinity Inlet(Estuary Fishing), Mulgrave and Russell Rivers. Vessel Two: Dont Know Fishing Guide: Darryl Locations: Trinity Inlet (Estuary Fishing)Bluewater (Inshore-Reef) Fishing from Cairns.
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“great fish” (6 reviews)
“reef fishing” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:30 - 20:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cairns Marina | Wharf Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4045 0234

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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Mick and I travelled up to Cairns for our annual fishing trip and booked Darryl before we left. I tried many different charters up there but we have used him exclusively for about 5 years for Cairns and have always had a great time. We...More

Thank John L
FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Hi Guys, Great to see you again. What a cracker of a day we all had. Thanks once again for your visit. See you next time. Dazza

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I've been fishing with these guys twice now both half a day trips. Our guide was an Australian guy called Barry, a great laugh who knows what he's doing and knows where to go. Caught a couple of reef sharks, hammerhead shark and cat fish.More

Thank gallianojack
FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Hi Jack, Many thanks to you from both Darryl and Barry for coming out with us. We love showing people like yourself our `back yard` and taking in everything in that we are able to offer including experiencing the `wet season`. We wish you well...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went on the full day estuary charter. We had such a perfect day on the water. Darryl was a great host, he was very knowledgeable about the estuary and the fish. My partner was over the moon catching his first ever...More

Thank Alice D
FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thank you for coming out with us. You guys did a great job landing the barramundi. We love meeting great people like yourselves. Do come back to Cairns and come out again for another fishing charter-there is more for us to show you. Cheers Darryl...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Had a great time with mates fishing with Daryl. Fishing can be hit and miss but Daryl's knowledge of the waterways was clear and he made ever effort to get us in the right stop to catch some great fish. Great afternoon out. 4 mangrove...More

Thank DaiRod
FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2017

Good to meet you and let me show you around. Thanks for coming out with us. Darryl

Reviewed 1 January 2017

Father sons 1/2 day fishing, crossed off bucket list. wanted to catch the famous barra, got a barracuda, close but still fun. Captain, was very knowledgeable, knew the waters. Bit disappointed that we lost 1hr fishing chasing bait. Feel that should have been organised before...More

Thank Sandra P
FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

Your review is very informative and its great to read you enjoyed your fishing trip out on the estuary of Trinity Inlet, Cairns. The most productive way to target some of our fish species is to catch `live bait` via a cast net. Yes, some...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

He made our Cairns trip unforgettable. Darryl made our 8 years old boy so happy. My young son caught a hugh 68cm barramundi fish at 4pm.. We will definitely come back again for some more fishing with this company again!!

Thank Grace L
FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2016

Thank you Grace for your review on Tripadvisor. It was an absolute pleasure having you and your family on-board for a half day afternoon of estuary fishing. Do visit us again when next you are in Cairns. Your Fishing Guide Darryl

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

My partner and I went reef fishing with this company and I will recommend them to everyone! The owner Daryl took us out and he was amazing! Sharing great stories and genuinely an all round top guy! We caught over a dozen big mouthed nannygai...More

Thank Sarah A
FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Thank you very much for your great review. Well done to you both on a great day fishing with Darryl on our beautiful great barrier reef. Will be posting the great photos shortly to tripadvisor.com and @fishtalescairns. Call us when next you are in Cairns...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

My partner and I went out on the full day Russell river charter with darryl. There was only two of us that day and he still ran the boat unlike most other companies. Darryl is a legend , nothing was too much trouble. He's a...More

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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Thank you Stephanie from your great review. We thank you for giving us the opportunity to show you around our gorgeous backyard (Mulgrave and Russell Rivers and Mutchero Inlet). Darryl loved having you on-board; next time we can easily organise a day out on our...More

Reviewed 25 October 2016

Fishtail charters are true professionals i have been going to cairns for the past 5 years and if you want catch good quailty reef fish Darryl will put on the spot for BIG REDS or Coral Trout. But if you really want a true fishing...More

1  Thank wombatsdens
FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Thanks for coming out with us again. Good to see and we love having you here. Darryl at Fish Tales` Charters Cairns Sportsfishing

Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is the 2nd year I have fished with Darryl, having now enjoyed the reef, river & estuary trips, each one is different and each one is excellent. great boats, great tackle, fresh live bait each day, does not get any better. Now got the...More

1  Thank glenhappyangler
FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Hi Glen and many thanks for coming out with us again. As always a pleasure having your company on the boat. Let us know what other fish species are on your `list` and we will help you achieve them. Look forward to seeing you again...More

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Bill C
19 May 2015|
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Response from FishTales01 | Property representative |
Thank you for your questions. An estuary is a nursery which is an extremely important part of the breeding cycle. We have smaller size fish to which live in an estuary there whole lives; we have fish species which that are... More
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Maurie1948
18 May 2015|
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Response from FishTales01 | Property representative |
As of Tuesday 20th May 2015 Share Charters Half Day Estuary Fishing is $95.00 Morning is 7.30 am to 12.00 pm-Afternoon is 1.00 pm to 5.30 pm. Full Day Estuary Fishing is $180.00 From 7.30 am to 12.00 pm and 1.00 pm to 5.30... More
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