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Paradise Sport Fishing Adventures

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1 Spence St | B Finger Wharf, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 408 774 088
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Caught ourselves a beauty for lunch!

We arrived at the wharf and met John who was really friendly and down to earth. He took us out to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alana A
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Reg caught 5 fish!!

We recently went out with John & had an excellent morning of fishing. My 10 year old son didn't... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Miles R
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Sport fishing tour specialising in Live Bait Fishing!
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thanks john” (19 reviews)
“live bait” (35 reviews)
“great morning” (26 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
1 Spence St | B Finger Wharf, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 408 774 088
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"thanks john"
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"live bait"
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"great morning"
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"barramundi"
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"caught fish"
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"trinity inlet"
in 9 reviews
"cast net"
in 4 reviews
"nice fish"
in 4 reviews
"morning trip"
in 4 reviews
"enjoyable morning"
in 3 reviews
"john provided"
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"caught plenty"
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"light tackle"
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"trophy fish"
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"great captain"
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"different species"
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"an absolute ball"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the wharf and met John who was really friendly and down to earth. He took us out to the estuaries to gather our live bait for the day which was great to do. We went to different areas of the cairns marina...More

Thank Alana A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently went out with John & had an excellent morning of fishing. My 10 year old son didn't mind reminding the others on the boat that he caught 5 fish!!! Of these, we took 1 fingermark bream along with a 2nd that was kindly...More

Thank Miles R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With trip details confirmed a week in advance, we woke early for the 30 minute drive in from Palm Cove only to be left high and dry. John failed to turn up! On calling to see where he was, he used some lame excuse about...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a half day fishing with John, went to a few different locations to catch live bait first, then anchored up for fishing, a variety of fish were caught on the boat, our Thumbprint Emperor was scaled and cleaned for us to take back for...More

Thank Catrice G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately the owner John was not our guide for the day. Can’t say who he arranged as the guy never introduced himself. We booked a full day as the tides were very good & we were looking forward to fishing the mangroves on the run...More

2  Thank VICKIBOB63
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silverlinecairns, Owner at Paradise Sport Fishing Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Bob for coming out with your son on the charter. It's regrettable that your expectations were not met but, unfortunately they were unrealistic. I gave you an option of doing the morning only as the PM winds during the winter months are always challenging....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a day when the live bait and fish were had to find. I was particularly impressed that the guide stayed out longer to make sure we got a fish before the end of the day. I’m sure if the fish were biting...More

Thank Stuart F
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t our day for the fish but we had a good time and into to fishing. Our captain was knowledgeable and tried the best he could to catch us some fish! Couple of things I didn’t know that would have made finding it easier B...More

Thank PEPPERPOTS99
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Did a morning half day trip with captain John. Whole trip from start to finish was excellent, John did not stop the whole time, constantly hard at work keeping everybody happy! Fishing was good with a variety of species landed. Aside from a surprise stingray...More

Thank Dave E
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I headed out on a highly enjoyable charter with John today. He’s the hardest working bloke around, and nothing is too much trouble in his pursuit of ensuring you have a fun (and high yield!) day out. It’s also really easy, you...More

Thank AmyLouW
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

My husband and I booked the morning fishing on Johns’ charter. He took us to various spots according to the tide to try and get on to the fish. Not the top time of the year for estuary fishing. Hard to believe too cold! Still...More

Thank Josephine N
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336robynd
2 March 2018|
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Response from silverlinecairns | Property representative |
Hi Ya Robyn The max comfortable number is 8 passengers. Yes we're happy to clean and ice and bag your catch. Then you can either take it to the Salthouse Restaurant or you can cook it yourself. April is a great month for... More
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barry s
13 September 2016|
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Response from Dave O | Reviewed this property |
I have bought fish from Cairns to Melb before. Clean the fish and wrap well. put in a freezer and freeze and then wrap in newspaper in your suit case. not as nice as fresh but ok just the same
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Maurie1948
18 May 2015|
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Response from silverlinecairns | Property representative |
I will be away on canada salmon fishing from June 7 to 21 Before or after would be great to have you come fishing. 95.00 per person half day 180 .00 full day All bait and tackle included Cheers John H Paradise Sportfishing... More
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