Fish Tales Charters Cairns Sportsfishing Adventure offer charter fishing to 3 different locations from Cairns in Far North Queensland.

  • Estuary fishing live-bait fishing for a Barramundi or Trinity inlet Mangrove jack; ,
  • River fishing live-bait and/or popper fishing over May, June, July and August for the ultimate in Sportsfish a Queen Fish aka Queenie or GT Giant Trevally;
  • Reef fishing on the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns for the ever popular Large Mouth Nannygai or Coral Trout;
  • or why not try one of the fishing guide`s personal favourite fishing charter Popper fishing on the reef for GT`s Giant Trevally.

Fish Tales Charters is proudly owned and operated by Cairns locals Darryl and Raewyn.

Darryl has enjoyed fishing all his life, spending every possible moment not only fishing and exploring the local Cairns area from Hinchinbrook Island to Weipa on the Cape York Peninsula including reef, rivers and creeks in-between; many a holiday was & always will be spent with his wife Raewyn, the dog and a boat in tow.

It is local knowledge and wealth of fishing experience in Cairns & the Cairns Region that makes a Guided Estuary and/or River and/or Reef Fishing adventure with Darryl and Raewyn at Fish Tales Charters one of the best fishing experiences that you will ever have.

Fish Tales Charters are open to instructing and educating on everything from how to catch our tropical saltwater fish species, to the correct handling and care for the fish species, as well as cooking and dining for all our customers.



gift certificates

We offer gift vouchers for all our fishing charters. All gift voucher are valid for six months from date of purchase.

For the receiver booking is essential via email barra@fishtales.com.au or phone us direct 0418 194 517.

Gift voucher to be handed in upon boarding vessel. Gift vouchers are non refundable. Gift vouchers can not be exchanged.


All guests are required to make contact with Fish Tales Charters 0418 194 517 the evening prior for their booking to re-confirm. All charters are subject to minimum and maximum numbers for departure. All charters will be deemed suitable weather by the `master of vessel`. When a charter has been cancelled, passengers may decide to re-book on later date or 100% of payment will be refunded.

Our cancellation policy less than 24 hours with 100% cancellation fee to apply.


Fish Tales` Charters accepts no responsibility for passenger/s personal effects. Guests are advised to bring along sunnies, hat, sunscreen, camera and a long sleeve cotton shirt is a good idea. Guests can bring along a few beers (cans only) with consumption in moderation only. Being drunk with disorderly conduct guest will be returned to land with no refund.

All large bookings and sole (private) charters will require a full credit card number of person booking charter used to confirm the booking. Credit card facilities are available-credit card fee may apply. Fish Tales Charter reserve the right to alter Terms and Condition and Pricing without notice.

Mon 6:30am–8:30pm
Tues 6:30am–8:30pm
Wed 6:30am–8:30pm
Thur 6:30am–8:30pm
Fri 6:30am–8:30pm
Sat 6:30am–8:30pm
Sun 6:30am–8:30pm

(07) 4045 0234

0418 194 517

1 Pierpoint Road, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, Cairns City QLD 4870

4 Victory Close,

Edmonton, Queensland, 4869, Australia.

© Fish Tales 2017

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