Enjoy a fun-filled day with your family, regardless of age, skill level or ability. This four hour recreational fishing trip takes you out on Corio Bay where you can fish for flathead, snapper/pinkies and even gummy sharks.
All bait, tackle, food (barbecue sausages, mini-pizzas or party pies, salad, fruit, and a sweet), hot drinks and fish caught is included.

They'll even fillet the fish for you and pack it on ice to take away. On board, there is a toilet and a licensed bar (11am-11pm) as well as a snack bar where non-alcoholic drinks, chocolate and chips are available for an extra charge. Trips are subject to weather conditions and minimum numbers. Bookings highly recommended.

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Bookings for adults are $80.00 per person for a 4-hr recreational fishing trip and include all bait, tackle, food, tea/coffee/milo, and fish caught.


Tickets for children 10-15 years old cost $40.00 for a 4-hr recreational fishing tour and include all bait, tackle, food, hot drinks and fish caught. Children under 10 are free of charge.

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Geelong Fishing Charters provide a 4-hr family-friendly, wheelchair-friendly recreational fishing trip within Corio Bay for all ages, levels and abilities. All bait, tackle, food (BBQ sausages, mini-pizzas or party pies, salad, fruit, and a sweet), hot drinks and fish caught is included. Disabled toilet and licensed bar also onboard.

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  • Geelong Fishing Charters run recreational fishing charters every weekend with extra charters on long weekends and during school holidays though times can vary. Minimum numbers for charters is 10 people (includes children). Whilst Covid-19 restrictions are in place, a maximum of four household/family groups will be accepted on board.

Geelong Fishing Charters offers family-friendly recreational fishing trips for all ages, levels, and abilities on the 'Corio Princess', a flat-level covered boat, purpose-built to accommodate wheelchairs, mobility aids, and strollers/prams.

On-board is a toilet as well as a licensed bar (11:00am to 11:00pm). Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are available for an extra charge.

Charters include all bait, tackle, food (mini-pizzas or party pies, barbecue sausages, salads, fruit, and a sweet), and tea/coffee/milo. Any legal, correct-sized fish caught (usually flatties, but also pinkies/snapper, garfish, whiting, and gummy/school sharks, can be filleted for you and packed on ice to take home. Bag limits apply.

Fishing trips last four hours and depart from Yarra Street, Geelong or St. Helen’s Ramp (at the end of Swinburne Street, North Geelong), dependent on weather conditions. Participants are required to have a valid fishing license prior to the trip, available online from the Victorian Fishing Authority website.

Children under 10 are free and 10-15 year olds are half-price, making it a very affordable fun day out for the family. Repeat participants are offered a loyalty card which rewards one adult trip free for every nine adult tickets purchased.

Currently, due to social distancing measures, a limit of 18 people per trip applies comprised of four households/family groups, so bookings are highly recommended. Gift vouchers and private charters also available. Companion cards accepted.

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19 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong, Victoria, 3220

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