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Southern Coast Charters

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| Port Fairy Docks near Gipps Street, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
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Great day Tuna Fishing

My mate and I decided to go out tuna fishing. Barry, Skipper and owner and Ian the deckie made our... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
1297domenic
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Melbourne, Australia
Brilliant Fishing Charter

Appreciated the local knowledge of the friendly and helpful crew. The boat is comfortable and... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
751narelleb
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TUNA FISHING CHARTERS PORT FAIRY Our custom made tuna fishing charter vessel and equipment is fully capable of long duration stays out on the water. The crew aboard the SOUTHERN EXPLORER are true professionals and work their hardest to ensure that each passenger has an enjoyable trip. The crew will assist passengers on proper tackle rigging, bait selection, fishing techniques, netting or gaffing, and, of course, expert fish cleaning. Captain Barry makes sure that all service is provided in an efficient and friendly manner. Our fishing charters in Port Fairy, Warrnambool and Portland Tuna fishing charters are unmatched in comfort and safety. ABOUT SOUTHERN COAST CHARTERS SCC is a family owned and operated Port Fairy Fishing Charter that runs tuna fishing boat charters from the wharf in Port Fairy, 20 mins West of Warrnambool, in Victoria. Southern Coast Charters Fishing, Tuna, Deep Sea and Adventure Seal and Whale Watching Tours offer unique and exhilarating reef fishing and deep sea fishing experiences that will appeal to your adventurous spirit in creating a memorable Victorian fishing holiday. REEF FISHING Southern Coast Charters fishing trips from Port Fairy explore many reefs out as far as King Island from Port Fairy and Whale territory Warrnambool, in which a variety of sporting and game fish dwell. TUNA & GAME FISHING Enjoy an exciting fishing experience of a lifetime as we target Southern Bluefin and Albacore, towards the Continental Shelf aboard Southern Explorer. Ideal for experts and novices alike. DEEP SEA FISHING Southern Coast Deep Sea Fishing Charters targets Blue-Eye Trevella, Hapuka, Tassie Trumpeter and Gem Fish as well as many other species on our deep sea fishing trips off Port Fairy, Victoria. SEAL WATCHING A unique, majestic experience all year. Port Fairy and the surrounding coastline is known for its Seals, Birds and Aquatic Nature including the famous Southern Right Whales. OVERNIGHT TRIPS Southern Coast Charters operate overnight trips for any event.When we do overnight charters to King Island we fish deep sea areas and many unexplored areas along the continental shelf. VIP CHARTERS The Southern Explorer is a purpose built 18m ship with 1300hp Twin Yanmar engines, 9 comfortable bunks, Toilet and hot shower, Seamaster Gyro Stabilizer system and 2-tier fishing deck. Hire Now.
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| Port Fairy Docks near Gipps Street, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

My mate and I decided to go out tuna fishing. Barry, Skipper and owner and Ian the deckie made our trip on Southern Coast Charters a memorable experience with their extensive knowledge and know-how. Caught my first decent sized Tuna. Thanks again fellas. Great job...More

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Barry P, Owner at Southern Coast Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thankyou Dominic for your encouraging words of appreciation.We love being out on the water and offering an enjoyable fishing day for our customers.

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Appreciated the local knowledge of the friendly and helpful crew. The boat is comfortable and spacious certainly not a little boat. We all caught our bag limit of snapper. The crew made sure they were all the correct length. Will definately be back to do...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

I booked with this business and paid a deposit for a Saturday booking 3 weeks before the booked date. a few days before the booked day they contacted me and tried to change the date , told me that my party could go on Sunday....More

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Barry P, Owner at Southern Coast Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Our minimum number for a charter is 5 fully paid passengers,which Brewsta understood. On Thursday Brewsta was told the Saturday charter would not go ahead , as there were insufficient numbers to run the charter.He DID NOT offer to book the boat.If he had we...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

To believe that will and Barry built there boats is one thing but their dedication to sharing there knowledge of the southwest fishing scene is another. The boat is large and spacious as well as being well equipped! There extensive knowledge of local fishing spots...More

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Barry P, Skipper at Southern Coast Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thankyou Chris for your encouraging words.A happy group makes our job very enjoyable.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Just prior to Xmas my wife and I and two American Guests took a half day Charter with Southern Coast charters. None of us were competent or experienced fisherpersons and we were a little apprehensive about travelling several kilometres off Port Fairy. especially with the...More

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Barry P, Skipper at Southern Coast Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thank you for your very kind remarks,Having a delightful group like yours, makes our job so very pleasurable. Luckily Ian our deckie enjoyed talking with you ,otherwise you would have been left with the "bag of bones".We are all still laughing about that.

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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Group of 9 headed out on a full day tuna trip, Barry and his crew were great, obviously know what they're doing and we were well looked after. Wasn't too long before we hit the yellow-fin and the fun began and lasted for hours. The...More

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Barry P, Owner at Southern Coast Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

Thankyou to the group of Irish and Scottish tuna fishermen for your positive feedback.We thoroughly enjoyed your company on a very fruitful tuna charter. We definitely would enjoy having you back again some time.

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Reviewed 29 April 2016

my husband recently joined a group for a five hour reef fishing trip with Southern Coast Charters. He arrived at the wharf for a 7am start , we were warmly welcomed by Captain Barry and his crew. After a brief talk on safety procedures we...More

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Barry P, Public Relations Manager at Southern Coast Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2016

Thank you for the kind words and we really enjoyed the opportunity to take you fishing. You are welcome back anytime and we are so glad you had a good time with us. We sure did. Thanks again! SCC

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Mish B
11 August 2017|
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Response from Barry P | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry We most likely will have a charter going if the sea is Ok. Please ring 0429983112
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Margaret L
28 November 2015|
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Response from Barry P | Property representative |
Hi Margaret - We have a range of option available ranging from 3 hours to 3 days (we can go as far as King Island). Please get in touch so we can discuss a tailored package to suit your group. Thanks. Southern Coast Charters
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Margaret L
28 November 2015|
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Response from Barry P | Property representative |
We offer a range of options ranging from 5 hours to several nights depending on your requirements. Please contact us to discuss the options. We look forward to meeting you.
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