Reef Encounters Fishing Charters


Reef Encounters Fishing Charters access some of South Australia's best offshore deep-sea fishing hot spots that may include Wedge Island, Althorpe Island, Neptune Islands, Investigator Strait and beyond.

Reef Encounters Fishing Charters is a multi-award winning, tourism accredited South Australian fishing charter operating out of the stunning Pondalowie Bay, Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park on the Southern Yorke Peninsula.

On offer are full day deep sea fishing charters, Southern Bluefin Tuna long range fishing charters and liveaboard overnight fishing charters.

Accommodation packages are available as Reef Encounters Fishing Charters manage two quality houses in Marion Bay.

The daily catch may consist of Snapper, Nannygai (Bight Redfish), Southern Bluefin Tuna (seasonal), King George Whiting, Gummy Sharks, School Sharks, Blue Morwong, Blue Groper, Samsonfish, Trevally, Harlequin, Yellowtail Kingfish, Swallowtail plus much more.

After working alongside previous owner Mark Wynbergen as deckhand, Ryan Valente took over the fishing charter business in 2021, continuing a legacy of 24 years. All charters are hosted with a full-time deckhand onboard to assist people during each charter. You keep your own catch. Fish are gilled and gutted free of charge and all bait, tackle, rods are included.

"Vixen" is a 45-foot Harriscraft customised long-range charter boat with an enclosed toilet, galley and ample shade/seating for all on board.

Specialising in groups up to 12 people individuals and smaller groups are always welcome.



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