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Find us at WIlson's Wharf Marina - Moorings 44 and 45
14-18 Boatmans Road, Durban Harbour
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Fishing Charters, and Cruises in Durban
From Cruises, to Family Fishing Trips, to Fun Fishing Trips to Deep Sea Fishing, to Big Game and Marlin Fishing we have a trip for you.

Prices on our Standard Trips
Advance booking Required

Valid from 27th November 2018

For special trips or multi day trips please enquire directly.

We are conservation minded and support Catch, Photo, Release (CPR)
NB: We do not allow undersized or over quota fishing (Don't even ask)

The basics about our charters

We have a good reputation and catch rate with many satisfied customers.

We offer good value for money trips, we are not the cheapest.

Our aim is to give you a comfortable, fun and memorable day out at sea. All our bookings are exclusive, we do not share or mix bookings. In this way you can do what you want along with personal attention.

The boats are run by very experienced skippers who are passionate anglers. We cannot guarantee any fish, we always give our best efforts at all times, we have a good track record and mostly produce good fish and sometimes some really big ones, but there are those days when it just does not happen no matter what you do, if it was that easy we would call it catching and not fishing.

If you do not have experience, don't worry that is our job, we will assist and guide you all the way and never make you feel stupid. We only book out the boat exclusively, we do not share or mix charters Prices are for the boat, not per person.

Prices include all bait and tackle unless otherwise mentioned (Fly tackle excluded) Food and refreshments are excluded, you can bring your own or we can arrange catering for you Fishing license is excluded (See note below) The fish you catch are yours to keep, if you do not want them we will donate them to those in need, we do not sell fish

A 50% deposit is required to confirm the booking
No deposit means that your booking is not confirmed
Balance is payable in cash before we depart, or an EFT to be cleared in our bank the day before departure
Cheques and credit cards are not accepted

Our Boats

Fat Girl - Max 8 persons
Our 10.4m Sport Fisher boat powered by 2 x Yamaha 250Hp motors and fully rigged for Marlin and Game fishing complete with fighting chair. She is a sturdy boat for long days out at sea hunting those big fish and comfortable for a relaxing fun day out at sea for the family or group, for those who do not want to fish the fore deck offers a great platform for sun tanning, there is seating on the fly bridge where one can really take in the view and observe the nature around, watch the birds, sometimes we see Dolphins that swim by the boat and even Whales can be seen in the distance. Or if you like you can just chill in the lounge area or even take a nap whilst the others are fishing.

Nawty Girl - Max 4 persons
Our smaller Boat “Nawty Girl” is a 6m (19.6ft) Catamaran powered by 2 x Mercury 90Hp outboard motors and ideal for smaller groups, she is quick and gives a comfortable ride. Nawty Girl is rigged for Game Fishing complete with fighting chair. The boat is well equipped with tackle for game and bottom fishing, along with good GPS/Fish finder electronics. Nawty Girl has a skipper and can carry 4 passengers.

Woman and Children are Welcome.

Fat Girl has a deckhand on board to assist. Our boats are legitimate bonifide charter boats and have full safety equipment and SAMSA licensed. All tackle, bait etc. is included. Food and refreshments excluded. Our boats are moored at Wilsons Wharf in Durban harbour which is where we launch from. Prices are for the boat, not per person. We do not make up groups or share charters.



Cancellation policy

If you cancel your charter with us, you will forfeit your deposit, the reason for this is that we sell time and we have now lost that day.

If we cancel for whatever reason e.g. Boat out of order etc. your deposit is fully refundable if you are not able to reschedule. If the trip has to be called off due to bad weather for safety reasons (This is the skippers sole right), we prefer to reschedule, but understand that this is not always possible and will refund your deposit. There are no refunds in any way for returning early due to seasickness, we also do not go back to shore to drop sick people off and go out to sea again. If the skipper deems a guest not fit when out at sea he will return at his own discretion.

If you arrive late from the agreed time your trip will be shortened by the time you are late, as we often have another trip.

To Bring With Light Rain Jacket, Towel, Jersey if a cooler day or night trip, snacks, refreshments, 2 litres water pp, sunglasses, sun screen, good hat and fishing licence. Quick dry clothes are always better but not essential.

NB: Please consult your chemist if you require sea sickness tablets as we are not allowed to supply you with these.

OUR TRIPS AND RATES:

Family Fun Fishing Trips - Prices are for the boat, not per person
Fat Girl - Max 8 Persons
Nawty Girl - Max 4 Persons
These trips have families with smaller children in mind but anyone can book and have some fun these trip are only offered in the afternoon or early evening

3hrs - Family Fun Harbour Fishing
Fat Girl - R4000.00 max 8 pax
Nawty Girl - R2500.00max 4 pax
Fun light hearted, light tackle fishing, nothing serious. This is an ideal trip for families with small children or even just moms or dads who want to spend time outdoors with their children. The trip can also be used for a few friends just to relax together. On this trip, you will fish inside the harbour only. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. We love kids.
Trips offered all year - Trips starting Afternoons and Evenings only.

4hrs - Family Fun Harbour Fishing
Fat Girl - R4500.00 max 8 pax
Nawty Girl - R3000.00
max 4 pax
Fun light hearted, light tackle fishing, nothing serious. This is an ideal trip for families with small children or even just moms or dads who want to spend time outdoors with their children. The trip can also be used for a few friends just to relax together. On this trip, you will fish inside the harbour only. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip!You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. We love kids..
Trips offered all year -Trips starting Afternoons and Evenings only.

3hrs - Family Fun Backline Fishing
Fat Girl - R4500.00 max 8 pax
Nawty Girl - R3000.00
max 4 pax
Fun light hearted, light tackle fishing, nothing serious targeting Shad, Mackerel and other small species according to the season. This is an ideal trip for families with small children or even just moms or dads who want to spend time outdoors with their children. The trip can also be used for a few friends just to relax together. On this trip, we go out the harbour and fish in the sheltered bay in front of uShaka, if the sea makes you quesy then you can choose to go fish inside the harbour. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip!You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. We love kids..
Trips offered all year - Trips starting Afternoons and Evenings only

4hrs - Family Fun Backline Fishing
Fat Girl - R5000.00 max 8 pax
Nawty Girl - R3500.00
max 4 pax

Fun light hearted, light tackle fishing, nothing serious targeting Shad, Mackerel and other small species according to the season. This is an ideal trip for families with small children or even just moms or dads who want to spend time outdoors with their children. The trip can also be used for a few friends just to relax together. On this trip, we go out the harbour and fish in the sheltered bay in front of uShaka, if the sea makes you quesy then you can choose to go fish inside the harbour. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip!You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. We love kids..
Trips offered all year - Trips starting Afternoons and Evenings only

Fun Fishing Trips - Prices are for the boat, not per person
Fat Girl - Max 8 Persons
Nawty Girl - Max 4 Persons

5hrs - Harbour Fishing
Fat Girl - R5000.00 max 8 pax
Nawty Girl - R3500.00
max 4 pax

This is a light tackle trip targeting various harbour species as per the season, it is a great trip for those who enjoy fishing but don't want to go out to sea. The harbour offers a variety of species and sometime some bigger fish wander in from the sea making for good sport. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. Kids Welcome.
Trips offered all year - Trips starting Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings

5hrs - Backline Fishing
Fat Girl - R5500.00 max 8 pax
Nawty Girl - R4000.00
max 4 pax

Fun light hearted, light tackle fishing, nothing serious targeting Shad, Mackerel and other small species according to the season. On this trip, we go out the harbour and fish in the sheltered bay in front of uShaka, if the sea makes you quesy then you can choose to go fish inside the harbour. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip!You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. We love kids..
Trips offered all year - Trips starting Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings

4hrs - Mini Deep Sea/Inshore Fishing
Fat Girl - R7500.00 max 8 pax
Nawty Girl - R5000.00
max 4 pax

A fun trip not too far offshore (4-7km) at a reef area known as No.1, this is typically a light tackle trip for fun fishing, ideal for families with small children a wide variety of species can be caught here including game fish. Here we do trolling and bottom fishing depending on the season. Typically we troll out to the reefs and then around them a bit looking for a Tuna or Game Fish and then we stop and do bottom fishing, conditions and season dictate. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. Kids Welcome.
Trips offered all year - Trips starting Mornings and Afternoons

5hrs - Mini Deep Sea/Inshore Fishing
Fat Girl - R8000.00 max 8 pax
Nawty Girl - R5500.00
max 4 pax

A fun trip not too far offshore (4-7km) at a reef area known as No.1, this is typically a light tackle trip for fun fishing, ideal for families with small children a wide variety of species can be caught here including game fish. Here we do trolling and bottom fishing depending on the season. Typically we troll out to the reefs and then around them a bit looking for a Tuna or Game Fish and then we stop and do bottom fishing, conditions and season dictate. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. Kids Welcome.
Trips offered all year - Trips starting Mornings and Afternoons

6hrs - Mini Deep Sea/Inshore Fishing
Fat Girl - R8500.00 max 8 pax
Nawty Girl - R6000.00
max 4 pax

A fun trip not too far offshore (4-7km) at a reef area known as No.1, this is typically a light tackle trip for fun fishing, ideal for families with small children a wide variety of species can be caught here including game fish. Here we do trolling and bottom fishing depending on the season. Typically we troll out to the reefs and then around them a bit looking for a Tuna or Game Fish and then we stop and do bottom fishing, conditions and season dictate.Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. Kids Welcome.
Trips offered all year - Trips starting Mornings and Afternoons

5hrs - Game/Tuna/Deep Sea Fishing
Fat Girl - R9000.00 max 8 pax
Nawty Girl - R6500.00
max 4 pax

Deep Sea Fishing, for Tuna, Game and Bottom Fish as per the season, here we can do trolling for game fish or bottom fishing for reef fish or a bit of both. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. Kids Welcome.
Trips offered all year - Trips starting Mornings and Afternoons

6hrs - Game/Tuna/Deep Sea Fishing
Fat Girl - R10000.00 max 8 pax
Nawty Girl - R7500.00
max 4 pax

Deep Sea Fishing, for Tuna, Game and Bottom Fish as per the season, here we can do trolling for game fish or bottom fishing for reef fish or a bit of both. Pack sunblock, cap, sungleases, camera and fishing license. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. Kids Welcome.
Trips offered all year - Trips starting Mornings and Afternoons

Prime Fishing Trips - Prices for the boat, not per person
Fat Girl - Max 8 Persons
Nawty Girl - Max 4 Persons

8hrs - Game/Tuna/Deep Sea Fishing
Fat Girl - R11500.00 max 8 pax
Nawty Girl - R9000.00
max 4 pax

Deep Sea Fishing, for Tuna, Game and Bottom Fish as per the season, here we can do trolling for game fish or bottom fishing for reef fish or a bit of both.  Shark Fishing is also available on this trip if requested in advance. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. Kids Welcome.
Trips offered all year - Trips starting Mornings only

10hrs - Game/Tuna/Deep Sea Fishing
Fat Girl - R13500.00 max 8 pax
Deep Sea Fishing, for Tuna, Game and Bottom Fish as per the season, here we can do trolling for game fish or bottom fishing for reef fish or a bit of both.  Shark Fishing is also available on this trip if requested in advance. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. Kids Welcome.
Trips offered all year - Trips starting Mornings only

12hrs - Game/Tuna/Deep Sea Fishing
Fat Girl - R15500.00 max 8 pax
Deep Sea Fishing, for Tuna, Game and Bottom Fish as per the season, here we can do trolling for game fish or bottom fishing for reef fish or a bit of both.  Shark Fishing is also available on this trip if requested in advance. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! You will get rods, reels, bait and tackle along with help from the crew. Kids Welcome.
Trips offered all year - Trips starting Mornings only

Our Specialty Trips - Prices for the boat, not per person
Fat Girl - Max 8 Persons

8hrs - Marlin/Tuna/Big Game Fishing
Fat Girl - R13000.00 max 8 pax
Our specialist trips, the ones we live for. Here we go out fishing far offshore in search of Marlin and Larger Game Fish and Tuna. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! We provide prime rods, reels and tackle and you will get help from the crew.
Trips offered November to May - Trips starting Mornings only

10hrs - Marlin/Tuna/Big Game Fishing
Fat Girl - R15000.00 max 8 pax
Our specialist trips, the ones we live for. Here we go out fishing far offshore in search of Marlin and Larger Game Fish and Tuna. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! We provide prime rods, reels and tackle and you will get help from the crew.
Trips offered November to May - Trips starting Mornings only

12hrs - Marlin/Tuna/Big Game Fishing
Fat Girl - R17000.00 max 8 pax
Our specialist trips, the ones we live for. Here we go out fishing far offshore in search of Marlin and Larger Game Fish and Tuna. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! We provide prime rods, reels and tackle and you will get help from the crew.
Trips offered November to May - Trips starting Mornings only

15hrs - Marlin/Tuna/Big Game Fishing
Fat Girl - R21000.00 max 8 pax
Our specialist trips, the ones we live for.This 15hr trip is the canyon trip where we go to either of the far deep canyons if conditions allow. Here we go out fishing far offshore in search of Marlin and Larger Game Fish and Tuna. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, camera and fishing license. Bring along some snacks and refreshments, and enjoy the trip! We provide prime rods, reels and tackle and you will get help from the crew.
Trips offered November to May - Trips starting Mornings only

Catering
Catering can be arranged at R350.00 per person It will include platters with sandwiches, snacks, beers, cold drinks and waters.



Cruises and Boat Rides - Prices for the boat, not per person
Fat Girl - Max 10 Persons
Nawty Girl - Max 4 Persons

Private Cruises
Fat Girl - R1800.00/hour
max 10 pax
Nawty Girl - R1200.00/hour
max 4 pax


Harbour Cruise 1 hr
Here we go from Wilson's Wharf out the Harbour mouth and out at sea in front of uShaka and then we turn and come back. On those days when the wind is too strong making the harbour entrance and sea too rough we do the cruise inside the port keeping the trip comfortable. The is no guarantee that we go out to sea.
Fat Girl - R1800.00 max 10 pax
Nawty Girl - R1200.00
max 4 pax


Harbour/Sea Cruise 2 hrs
Here we go from Wilson's Wharf out the Harbour mouth and out at sea by uShaka and continue on to the Moses Mabhida stadium and then we turn and come back. On those days when the wind is too strong making the harbour entrance and sea too rough we do the cruise inside the port keeping the trip comfortable. The is no guarantee that we go out to sea.
Fat Girl - R3600.00 max 10 pax
Nawty Girl - R2400.00
max 4 pax


Private Cruises, Tours and Boat Rides Offered
 
- Offshore Cruises
 - Harbour Cruises
 - Sunset Cruises
 - Sunrise Cruises
 - Daytime Cruises
 - Evening Cruises
 - Proposals
 - Parties and Functions
 - Bachelors and Hens
 - Corporate Functions
 - Spreading of Ashes
 - Nature Tours
 - Family Cruises
 - Kiddies Parties
 - Photo Sessions

Please note that offshore cruises are dependent on conditions of the day, if offshore conditions are not comfortable, not suitable or unsafe the cruise will continue in the harbour and not be cancelled. We have no control over the weather.  For a proper offshore cruise experience you will need to book a minimum of 2hrs

Advance bookings required



IMPORTANT NOTICE:
You are required by law to have in your possession a valid fishing license on any saltwater fishing trip. You only require a standard fishing licence which must be in your name and is available at any South African Post Office. You do not require the additional boat fishing permit as only one person on the boat is required to have this and this is held by the skipper. Due to current legislation we are not able to supply you with a fishing license on the day NB: Should you fail to bring this along we will not be held responsible for any fines.



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