Barramundi Fishing Cairns and Other Estuary Fish

Want to catch Barramundi or some other Delicious Estuary Fish?

The local conditions in Far North Queensland (Cairns) allow for year round estuary fishing.

Fishing is one of Australia’s favourite pastimes and Cairns Trinity Inlet provides a first-rate opportunity to target and catch some great estuary fish.

Barramundi Fishing Cairns and Other Estuary Fish

Trinity Inlet’s pristine waterways are teaming with life and in addition to Barramundi you can catch Flathead, Whiting, Fingermark, Jewfish, Mangrove Jack, Large Northern Grunter, Brim, Trevally and so many others – around 32 species! Tony Hodgetts and his team from Catcha Crab specialise in Fishing Tours and guarantee you some exciting fishing.

You can book a full and half day (or exclusive hire) fishing tour in the beautiful Trinity Inlet in Cairns with Catcha Crab.

All Tours come with Lunch

crabbing-tours2Even better, with a Catcha Crab Fishing Tour you can cook your catch on board or take it home – it’s legal with Cairns Catcha Crab Tours. With Barramundi you can catch them all year round; however only during the Barramundi season can you cook and keep your catch. Closed season is from 7 October to 1 February, however possession on boats is allow until 17 October.

As part of your Fishing Tour we also provide a cooked mud crab lunch for all aboard. Trinity Inlet provides one of the best light tackle fishing opportunities in the world – and we believe in one if not the best natural surroundings – so you can feast your eyes on the beautiful scenery as well.

Who is the tour suitable for

estuary fishing carirnsCatcha Crab has a specially designed vessel and we can accommodate people of all ages – our tours are suitable for all skill levels as well. At Catcha Crab we are also very knowledgeable about the area and your professional guide will be able to inform you about the local natural diversity and culture during your Fishing Trip.

For Barramundi fishing in Cairns choose Catcha Crab Fishing Tour. With Tony and his team you are guaranteed a Fishing Tour that you will remember – in addition to a wonderful culinary experience.

Tour Costs and Tour Details

Half day tour, $90 per adult, and $60 for children – under four years are free. Remember this includes a delicious crab lunch.
We also offer a free pick up and return from Cairns CBD.
We are open seven days a week all through the year. We are only closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
Our departure point is the Marlin Jetty in Cairns.
Both morning and afternoon tours are four hours long. Morning Tours commence at 8.30am and afternoon tours depart at pm.

Call or email us today on

Ph: (07) 4051 7992
Mobile 0418 184 254

e-mail info@cairnscatchacrab.com.au