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Topwater Sportfishing not only offers the very best in remote live-aboard charters, we also cater for small group day charters. Operating from both Cairns, Port Douglas and Cooktown. 

We have 4 options to choose from to cater for your needs.

1. 46ft Custom game fisher

Taking a maximum of 6 guest in comfort to the reef operating from Cairns, we can tailor your day around your needs. Sportfishing, bottom fishing and snorkelling can all be achieved in a day on board "KIAMA".

Fishing options

  • Light & Heavy tackle marlin fishing

  • Light tackle Sportfishing 

  • Bottom fishing 

  • Snorkeling 

2. 25ft Contender

A world renowned centre console known for their hard core sport fishing capabilities. This boat can get you to and from the reef at speed, we cater for a maximum of 4 guests (3 if topwater casting is what you'd like to do).

A toilet on board is available for your convenience. 

Fishing options

  • Light & heavy tackle stand up marlin fishing

  • Topwater GT fishing

  • Reef flats casting

  • Bottom fishing 

  • Snorkeling

3. 19ft Reef Sportsman 

With this capable centre console, we offer reef flats and topwater casting options from Port Douglas along with estuary fishing for barramundi and inshore fly fishing. Maximum of 2 guests on reef trips and 3 on inshore and estuary trips.

Fishing options 

  • Topwater GT fishing

  • Reef flats casting

  • Fly fishing

  • Barramundi fishing

4. Hewes Light Tackle 20ft

This is the very best in fly skiffs. American built and made for super shallow water. With this vessel we offer inshore flats fly fishing along with Barramundi and Mangrove Jack fishing. Maximum of 3 guests (2 if fly casting).

Fishing options

  • Fly fishing reef flats

  • Fly fishing Barramundi 

  • Barramundi and Jack fishing 

All trips are able to depart from Port Douglas or Cairns. Lunch and light refreshments are supplied for your day out fishing. 

Please send us an enquiry on what trips you would like and we can advise on costs. 




46ft Plysier (Sports Fisher)

25ft Contender


19ft Reef Sportsman


Hewes Light Tackle 20ft

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