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Address: Wharf Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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+27 83 777 1048
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Big Blue Sports Fishing Charters offers the ultimate in Deep Sea, Yellowfin...

Big Blue Sports Fishing Charters offers the ultimate in Deep Sea, Yellowfin Tuna, Inshore Game & Reef fishing in Cape Town. We offer a professional fishing charter service with a high level of integrity. Our success rate is evidence of the experience and commitment of our crew & skippers.Our new Sports Fishing boat is fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and we use the latest, top of the range fishing tackle for your maximum enjoyment and safety.

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My keen fishing husband and I recently had the best day out with big blue. I am not that interested in fishing but went along as we do not get much time to do activities as a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
janemaudinturner
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Johannesburg, South Africa

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My keen fishing husband and I recently had the best day out with big blue. I am not that interested in fishing but went along as we do not get much time to do activities as a couple and I was surprised at just how much fun we had. We went on a 6 hour charter and I am glad... More 

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North Hampton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My 2 sons and I had an absolute blast with Big Blue fishing charters and their very competent team. Ros and everybody from the big blue team were professional, attentive and most of all, helpful. The crew on the boat ensured we had maximum opportunity to have lines in the water when possible and we caught a variety of fish... More 

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Thank Bendalton2017
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As this was my first time deep sea fishing with Big Blue, I was unsure of what to expect. My experience so far has been fishing in rivers and mainly fresh water inland fishing. I was very impressed with their sports fishing boat and the amount of good condition tackle and equipment that was supplied. Wyatt the deckhand was on... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After our previous fishing adventure with Big Blue charters, we decided to do a trip specifically targeting yellowtail. When we arrived at Cape Point, the crew started looking for signs of fish. We eventually spotted birds in the distance dropping out of the sky into the bait fish that were chased up to the surface be large shoals of yellowtail.... More 

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Thank Starfisher2016
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We fished for 30 mins. Squid were attacking our bait. They said squid made excellent bait there, but no attempt was made to downsize tackle, catch the squid, then use it as bait. Instead we sailed round and round while the skipper looked at his fish finder. We then went all the way down to cape point, just to come... More 

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Florida City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

After a disastrous attempt at shark diving, we decided to do a fishing trip. We had no idea what options were available in Cape Town and were open to suggestions. We didn't have any expectations when we booked with the Big Blue guys from Simons Town. They were one of the few outfits that have permanent docking facilities where they... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We hit the nail right on the head with the weather and fish. We couldn't have asked for better sea conditions and the marine life and fish were plentiful. We booked our trip before our holiday at a very reasonable rate and it was well worth the $$. Our boat was very comfortable and the crew were exceptional. They put... More 

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1 Thank bigcountryboy2016
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Had to wait three weeks to finally get out to do some fishing, this was simply down to the very high winds throughout November and nothing anyone can do about the weather, but Ros kept me informed all the way through letting me know about when they were planning to get out and then giving me day to day weather... More 

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Frankfurt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We wanted to go deep sea fishing, but the weather was not on our side. We went game fishing instead and had a great time. Chartered the whole boat for three people and it was worth it. Thumps up!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Had a really excellent day out tuna fishing with Big Blue. I spoke to another company first, and they would not share charters, so it was going to cost R15,000 for just me, which I couldn't justify. The price with Big Blue was about a third of this, and luckily for me, there was only one other punter. This meant... More 

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