Whitsundays Fly Fishing Package
- 5 nights / 3 days' fishing
- 3 days fishing on private yacht
All meals on yacht
2-5 nights accommodation on Hamilton Island
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THIS LOCATION NEVER OFFERED BEFORE!
Hill Inlet in the Whitsundays is a stunning inlet located at the northern end of Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island, the largest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays. As the tide shifts, the white sand and blue hues of the inlet blend seamlessly to create a breathtaking mosaic. For the first time in Australia, only Go Fish can take you to Hill Inlet to experience this incredible, untouched piece of paradise for the purpose of fishing.
The Whitsundays has some of the best fly fishing in the world. This is still considered a secret amongst the fishing fraternity which makes it an ideal location to experience before that secret is out. It is only a 20-minute cruise from Hamilton Island which ensures maximum fishing activity over excessive travel to the destination.
Although the Whitsundays is considered Australia’s prime bill-fishing area where during the spring and summer months game fishermen come from around the world in hopes of catching a record sailfish, black marlin or bluefin tuna. For fly fishing, the best months to ensure a good catch is in September and October each year. The ideal location for fly is at Hill Inlet, a stunning inlet located at the northern end of Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island, the largest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays. As the tide shifts, the white sand and blue hues of the inlet blend seamlessly to create a breathtaking mosaic.
The best time to fish in the calm waters of Hill Inlet is on a neat tide (new and full moon) or on a spring tide (first quarter and last quarter). The tidal movements are minimal and can be fishiness by boat or wading. Perfect for sight fishing. The species you will catch at Hill Inlet include permit, golden trevally, queenfish (ladyfish), giant herring, bonefish, giant trevally, swallowtail dart in a single session. It is an 8 weight fishery with floating line with crab patterns, shrimp patterns and clousers. Majority of the fishing is in less than 600ml of water. Thewateriscrystalclearasitisasand bottom with no obstructions. It is a pure flat fishery. It is best to avoid fishing in these waters in December/January as the winds are unpredictable and very strong.
Your package starts with overnight accommodation on Hamilton Island before boarding your luxury fishing vessel and heading directly to one of the top 4 fly fishing destinations in Australia, Hill Inlet, only 20 minutes from Hamilton Island. Choose to wade and fish or board the boat’s tender that will place you in the ideal spot each day. Enjoy 3 consecutive days of fly fishing, either staying on the boat liveaboard style or returning to Hamilton Island each day.