Cassowary Coast

Fish for: Coral Trout, Nannygai, Spanish Mackerel, Barramundi, Queenfish, Mangrove Jack, Giant Trevally, Permit, Golden Trevally, Cobia, Red Emperor

Avail Seasons: All Year

Location: Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

Recommended stay: 6 Days, 7 Nights

Accomodation: A mix between hotel and waterfront house

Other activities: Bush walking, snorkelling, bird watching, whale watching

Pricing: $4,500pp based on 6 days 7 nights; 2 per boat at Hinchinbrook and 4 per boat at Mission Beach.

Bluewater, Barra and more!

An exhilarating Mission Beach and Hinchinbrook Island fishing adventure with convenient transfers from Cairns. Fish the best of both the blue water and creeks, including sight casting flats, and jigging wonky holes.

– Diverse Fishing Experience:

  – Blue water, sight casting flats, and jigging wonky holes

  – Hinchinbrook system: World-famous for permit, barramundi, queenfish, mangrove jack, and various trevally

  – Ideal for saltwater fly fishing and accurate lure casting to popping

– Expert Guides:

  – Best qualified guides for Hinchinbrook

  – Top blue water operator for consistent experiences

– Target Species:

  – Permit, barramundi, queenfish, mangrove jack, fingermark, threadfin, various trevally and cod species, Spanish mackerel, giant trevally, red emperor, coral trout, and more

– Accommodation:

  – Based in Cardwell for Hinchinbrook, then Mission Beach for bluewater

  – Self-catered with excellent dining options nearby

– Seamless Experience:

  – Organized transfers for convenience

This is a fantastic mix of blue water, sight casting flats, jigging wonky holes and hitting the creeks that are partly included in a world heritage area.


The Hinchinbrook system is World famous for sight casting to permit, barramundi, queenfish, mangrove jack, and various species of trevally.


Arguably, the ultimate mix for the saltwater fly fisherman and an awesome destination for those who love accurate lure casting to popping.


We’ve organized a mix of the best qualified fly guides who also enjoy the company of lure enthusiasts to cover the Hinchinbrook component and undoubtedly the best blue water operator who delivers most consistently around the islands and reefs.


For the fly fishermen you can cover anything from the holy grail of permit to Spanish on the same equipment and so many other options. For the rest of us, we’ve got an even broader list of targets.


Target species across the 5 days include: Permit, Barramundi, Queenfish, Mangrove Jack, Fingermark, Threadfin, various Trevally and Cod species, Spanish mackerel, Giant Trevally, Red Emperor, Large Mouth Nanigai, Coral Trout and a whole lot more.


During the Hinchinbrook component you’ll be based at Cardwell and then move to Mission Beach for the bluewater. Accommodation will be 3 or 4 bedroom homes which are extremely comfortable. This is a self-catered option with excellent food options at either nearby restaurants or pubs if your not in the mood to prepare some of the excellent table species you’ll encounter at both destinations.


We’ll organise your transfers to make the whole experience as seamless as possible.


• Comfortable 3 and 4 bedroom houses
• Professional and qualified guides
• Top quality boats and fishing equipment
• 3 days fishing the Hinchinbrook region
• 3 days fishing the Great Barrier Reef
• 3 nights at a waterfront house in Cardwell
• 4 nights in a hotel at Mission Beach
• Expert and qualified guides
• Top quality boats and fishing equipment


• This is a self-catered trip. We can organise groceries, drinks etc to be delivered to Cardwell. There are numerous eating out options at Mission Beach.
• Transfers – Most guests like to drive themselves, however we can organise transfers for you.

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