Offshore Fishing Boat in Buddina, Queensland
Fish the offshore waters of the Sunshine Coast aboard the charter boat “Capricorn” or the inshore waters on “Kuhlia” with your local owner operator skipper Robert known locally as “Smithy”. Established for eight years, he is now one of the longest working charter boat businesses out of Mooloolaba. The offshore boat used for fishing charters is a Reelax Capricorn Sportfisher built at Woongoolba between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Amenities onboard: - Cabin - Cuddy cabin - Chart plotter - Fishing gear - Lavatory Specifications: - Demersal - Pelagic - Estuary - Freshwater - Snapper - Pearl perch - Seriolas and Coba - Billfish - Mackeral - Bream - Whiting - Flathead - Mangrove Jack - Australian Bass Reefs visited: - Teewah Coffee Rock - North Reef - Massouds Reef - Sunshine Reef - Chardon's Reef - Castaways Reef/Victor Bailey Reef - Coolum Reef/Arkwright Shoal - The Gneerings - Murphy's Reef - Raper Shoal/Currimundi Reef - Caloundra Coffee Rock/The Corks/Brays Rock/The Peg/The Peg Reef/Hamilton Patches/Spoil Grounds - Caloundra 5mile Reef - Caloundra 9mile Reef - Caloundra 12mile Reef - Caloundra Wide - Cape Moreton - Barwon Banks - The 85m Ledge - The Hards - The Mud - The 97m Ledge Rent this Inboard Propulsion for $40AUD per person/hour in Buddina, Queensland If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 8 guests
- Fishing Boats
Your skipper Robert has done it all in the field of recreational fishing from chasing 1,000 pound Black Marlin off the waters of Cooktown out of a trailer boat to Blue Marlin off Port Stephens in New South Wales, Red Emperor fishing at night 40 nautical miles off civilization, even drowning shrimp for Golden Perch on Queensland’s impoundments. A tournament winning angler, Robert brings his years of experience with him on every charter. He is also a member of PCOQ (Professional Charter Operator Queensland).
Features & Details
- Fishing gear
- Wheel steering
- Cuddy Cabin
- Licensing Required
- Inboard Engine
- Chart Plotter
- Single Engine
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
FAQ: What to bring? - Yes there is a built in macerating electric toilet in the nose of the offshore boat. In the small boat we would never be more than a few minutes away from a public toilet. Do you provide fishing gear? - Yes we provide only top quality bait we either purchase or catch ourselves. Do I need any experience? - The offshore boat is in survey for 8 people including the skipper but we realise that would be too crowded. We prefer a maximum of 4-5 anglers along with the skipper. The inshore boat is in survey for 4 people including the skipper so 3 customers only. What to Bring: - The offshore boat has a macerating electric toilet in a lock up cabin for use when more than 2Nm offshore so females have somewhere to go. The small estuary/freshwater boat will usually be within a few minutes of a public toilet. Embarkation Point: Contact us before the charter to confirm weather, departure time and location. Please arrive five minutes before the scheduled departure time at the nominated boat ramp. If you are more than 15 minutes late we reserve the right to cast lines and head off as it is not fair on the other customers on mixed charters. In the case of being late you may forfeit your deposit/payment or voucher with no refund.Please wear enclosed footwear for safety reasons and be Sunsmart. GPS use is banned on the boat, either in phone apps or handheld form. They may be confiscated and will be handed back at the end of the trip. Passengers must be a minimum age of 7 years for offshore charters. Children 7-18 must be accompanied by an adult. Passengers may be filmed / photographed during the trip for our own use. Passengers acknowledge we reserve the right to reproduce such film/photos for our own purpose without notification, compensation or payment. Weather: - All charters are subject to suitable weather conditions (the decision is made at the discretion of the skipper) and we reserve the right to cancel any trip due to bad weather (even at short notice). You may nominate a full refund of deposit or transfer your deposit to an alternative date if your trip has been cancelled due to weather.In an instance where the weather may turn unexpectedly whilst out at sea it is at the discretion of the Skipper as to whether any, a full, or part refund is given depending on time charter went for and when and if it had to be cut short and return. Number of Passengers: Offshore on 7.7m Capricorn: - A sole charter on the freshwater /estuary boat is based on the boat being full with 2 customers.1 person has to pay the price of 2.Maximum of 3 customers. Cancellations & Refunds: - All amounts are in Australian dollars and are inclusive of 10% GST.We reserves the right to change any advertised price without notice, contact us for specific rates. Gift vouchers are non-refundable; please refer to Gift Voucher paragraph for more information. The person making the booking is responsible for the total payment of the organised trip. If they have made a booking for 4 people and only 1- 3 people turn up, then they are responsible for making up the difference. Deposit of one person is required to book with balance of payment to be made on the day or before. Health & Safety: - All customers should behave in a safe and respectful manner to all staff, other customers and our property. If there is loss or damage to our equipment or boats due to negligence or unruly behavior then the customer will be liable for the cost of replacement or repair. The Skipper reserves the right to cancel a trip and payment forfeited with no refund if unruly or unsafe behaviour is displayed. BYO alcohol is allowed aboard the vessel (preferred in cans). We stress the importance of responsible & minimal consumption which must be adhered to. Your consumption can have a negative impact on your ability to adapt to the conditions present at sea.Drugs are not tolerated in any form. - If a customer attempts to smoke or consume an illegal substance the skipper will immediately report this to the Marine Police and the trip will be immediately cancelled. No refund will be paid and the matter will be handed to the police. Please appreciate the dangers involved once aboard the vessel. Customers must assume and accept all these risks.The Skipper reserves the right to refuse alcohol to any passenger at any time during the charter. If any passenger arrives under the influence of alcohol or drug, we have the right to refuse boarding to such a passenger. Any abusive or inappropriate behavior on board, while under the influence of alcohol, or indeed at any time, will give us the right to organize the removal of such a passenger from charter, or indeed terminate the charter completely. Refund of charter cost is not applicable in any way in these instances. Disclaimer Our company shall not be liable for any death, personal injury, or loss or damage to property and it is a condition of booking with our company that you hereby release to the full extent permitted by law, our company its employees and sub-contractors from all actual or contingent liability in respect of such personal injury, death, loss or damage. All passengers shall comply with any direction given for the safety of the vessel and comfort of passengers and agree that willful non-compliance with such directions may result in an immediate return to the nearest port or the embarkation point without refund. It is a condition of booking and undertaking a charter that any passenger indemnify our company for all willful damage caused by any such non-compliant passenger. All passengers of our fishing charter shall be liable for any cost associated with repairs and/or replacement of the vessel and/or equipment which occurs as a result of willful damage.