Per Person (Min 4)
Bay & Reef
Off Shore & Deep Sea
Game Fishing (Full day 8-10hr)
(maximum 6 passengers)
(can do 8,for extra $200 pp)
week day $300 pp (at least 4 ppl)
weekend $350 pp
Blue Whales (Min)
$1800 (max 10 people)
Lawrence Rock - 2hr
Seals/Dolphins - 4hr
Up to 10 passengers
$50 per dive
How long are your fishing charters?
Q. What happens if there is unsafe weather and boating conditions?
A. We require customers to confirm between 6.00-6.30pm the night prior to the charter to confirm their booking and make sure the boating conditions will be safe. If the charter is cancelled by Game On Charters due to unsafe boating conditions, the charter is transferred to another day or deposit refunded. Gift Vouchers are non-refundable, however they can be transferred to a later date.
Q. Are Gift Vouchers available?
A. Yes, Gift Vouchers can be purchased by cash, money order or funds transfer. They are valid for 12 months. Gift vouchers will be sent by mail. Envelope includes gift voucher(s), invoice, brochures and a detailed information sheet. The holder of the voucher then books at their convenience or you can prebook. Gift vouchers are non-refundable.
Q. What do I need to bring?
A. Our charters are crew and equipment all inclusive, however we have a few hints of what to bring & wear. Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, camera, shoes, warm clothing, food and refreshments. There is water on the deck throughout the day so if decide to wear shoes, wear some you don't mind getting wet. You can BYO alcohol if you wish. If you have a long drive home you may want to bring an esky to keep your fish. We cannot supply seasickness tablets or any other medications on board. But we recommend all passengers take seasickness tablets - 'Quells' or other which can be purchased from a pharmacy at minimal cost.
Q. How long does it take to get to the fishing grounds?
A. It takes about 15-30 minutes 5 hour charter and about 40 minutes to get to the 8 hour fishing ground. Game fishing travel time 1-1.5hrs to fishing grounds.
Q. Is there accommodation close to the departure location?
A. Yes, there is plenty of accommodation close to the departure location. Contact Portland Visitor Information Centre for accommodation details.
Q. Do I have to be experienced?
A. No, we cater to both experienced anglers and novices. We assist you in learning techniques of fishing and our friendly crew can answer any of your questions and are on hand to help throughout the day.
Q. Do I get to keep my catch?
A. Yes, you get to keep your catch. All your fish are gutted, gilled, cleaned and bagged for you ready to take home. Recreational bag limits do apply. We legally cannot fillet any species. We recommend you bring an esky to take your fish home if you have a long journey.
Q. Do you do whale watching charters?
A. Yes,Between November and May the waters of Portland offer great opportunities to view blue whales. At times these beautiful giant mammals become curious and may come close to the boat for a look.
Q. Once I make a booking is there any need to contact you?
A. Yes, you will need to contact us the night prior to the charter between 6.00pm - 6.30pm to confirm your booking and the charter in regard to the weather and boating conditions. .
Q. Can seasickness tablets stop me from being sick and do you supply them?
A. In most cases seasickness tablets can prevent you from getting sick. We cannot supply seasickness tablets or any other medications on board. If you wish to take seasickness tablets to reduce the risk of being sick you will need to purchase these tablets from a chemist before the charter and read the directions in regard to taking them. (Some tablets require you to take one tablet the night before and another 1 hour before boarding the boat.) Please contact you physician to check if these tablets interfere with your other medications.