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Eclipse FNQ Charters

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Wonderful birding trip!

Joe is a great operator. The Eclipse FNQ is a comfortable, superb vessel and Jo, Jack and Meg... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
Sydney, Australia
Accolades from the Bird Fanatics

I highly recommend the Eclipse, we had a beautiful week of birding and boating in the North of the... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Cairns, Australia
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Live aboard charter vessel based in Far North Queensland.We provide a modern catamaran mothership with 4 custom made heavy duty aluminum tenders for Cape York and Great Barrier Reef Sport fishing, Saltwater fly fishing, Spear fishing, diving...more
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Port Street | Marano’s Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 488 058 668
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Joe is a great operator. The Eclipse FNQ is a comfortable, superb vessel and Jo, Jack and Meg spoilt us superbly for a week. We explored Boigu and Saibai Islands in the north of Torres Strait and they were always ready to take us somewhere,...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

I highly recommend the Eclipse, we had a beautiful week of birding and boating in the North of the Torres Strait. 10 of us were treated to excellent service from a young and energetic crew led by a very able skipper, Joe. We were taken...More

1  Thank pippycannon
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Just had a week on the Eclipse from Horn Island up to Boigu and Saibai Islands with nine other enthusiast birders. The boat was comfortable, the food was delicious and the crew amazing. Joe and Jack happily ferried us around in the dingies looking for...More

1  Thank lindsayjq
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

A fantastic week on Eclipse where we felt like we were living in a national geographic marine park with so much marine life from crocs to sharks and a huge variety of species in between. We caught and released over 24 species all on the...More

1  Thank R_sinke
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Just got back from a week fishing out of Weipa on board the Eclipse FNQ. We did in conjunction with Weipa Sports Fishing. Joe, Bianca and crew looked after us like you could not believe. The meals were amazing and the sleeping was comfortable. A...More

2  Thank johngeraghty01
Reviewed 28 April 2017

My wife and I joined 6 friends on the Eclipse in April for a fly fishing adventure and spent 6 nights on board. We would have stayed 6 more, time permitting. I cannot say enough good things about owners Joe and Bianca. The rooms were...More

Thank jkauffman2017
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I enjoyed excellent saltwater fly fishing on board the Eclipse FNQ in the warm waters of Cape York. The entire experience; fishing, guides, food, equipment and accommodation were top notch. The fishing was excellent and varied with plenty of fish and a wide diversity of...More

Thank GLENNE334
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I and my two travelling companions have just enjoyed another great trip with Joe and Bianca in the Gulf. The welcome we received was more like visiting old friends than anything to do with a commercial enterprise. As always, everything was focussed on providing all...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Our group of 6 not so young fishermen of varying experience boarded the Eclipse from Aurukun. Joe and Bianca, owners of the ship gave us the best week of great hospitality, and guided fishing I have ever experienced fishing Queensland and NT. This was my...More

Thank wrigley2016
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Having experienced a variety of fishing expeditions to FNQ , I'd have to say that Joe and Bianca's operation on the Eclipse tops them all. A clean,well cared for mother ship with good facilities and lots of personal touches, good tenders which kept us dry...More

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