G Finger Cairns Marlin Marina
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Our Cairns Charter Options

GBR Sport Fishing's Cairns charter options - fishing options your day on the water with us!

GBR Sport Fishing Charters

Enjoy a great day fishing the Great Barrier Reef with GBR Sport Fishing

Here at GBR Sport Fishing Charters our aim is to provide you with a unforgettable Bluewater fishing experience regardless of your level of fishing experience.  Come fishing on the Great Barrier Reef with us and you’ll be on the front line to catch your trophy or prized fish!

Our daily Cairns charter options include:

Reef Fishing

Fishing bommies, wrecks, shallow and deep water reef and rubble patches for Small and Large Mouth Nannygai, Red Emperor, Coral Trout, Trevally, Fingermark, Jobfish, Cod, Sweetlip, Spangled Emperor and various other reef fish species depending on weather conditions and time of year

Shared Reef Fishing $280pp min 4 people – max 8 passengers
Sole charter $1500 Max 4 people – any extra people share charter pricing applies

Light Tackle Game Fishing

Fishing the inshore and outer reefs trolling Lures, Skip Baits, and Live Baiting for Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Black Marlin, Sailfish, Dolphin Fish, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Long Tail Tuna and other species.

Sole Charter $1500 –
Max 4 people –
any extra people share charter pricing applies
(up to 6 people Max)

Giant Trevally Popper Fishing

Fishing the reef edges and bommies and coastal islands casting poppers for the brutal Giant Trevally and by catch such as Spanish Mackerel, Red Bass, Coral Trout, Cod and other reef species that chase down poppers and top water lures.

Shark Fishing – Strictly Catch & Release

Using a stand up Harness, Tiagra 50w LRS reels paired with Tcurve 80lb Stand Up Rods, fishing with dead or live baits for Bull Sharks, Bronze Whalers, Tiger Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks

Max 4 people ( 2 Anglers Fishing Rotation)

Deep Dropping Charters

Fishing the deep waters to depths of 500 metres chasing Ruby Snapper, Gold Band Snapper, Flame Tail Snapper, Red Emperor, Rusty Jobfish, Cod and other various deep water fish using electric reels paired with deep drop rods

Private Snorkeling Charters

Snorkel the Pristine Waters of the Great Barrier Reef with us on your own personalised snorkelling charter away from the crowds and right in the action of our fish and coral rich waters

Up to 4 people (extra pax $150pp up to 6)

Our 31 Foot Power Cat

Our 31 foot powercat is the perfect vessel for accommodating sole charters and small groups. The boat delivers a smooth comfortable and dry ride that is second to none.


Tim has worked the local estuary, reef charter fishing and game fishing boats and has built up an extensive knowledge of fishing Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef.


As far as world-wide fishing destinations go, Cairns ranks high on any fisherman’s list. It is the closest port to the reef which is home to about 1500 species of fish.