How many on the charter?
Maximum of 8 passengers. Plus Skipper, Cook and deckhand.
What is supplied on the charter?
All fishing gear, ice, bait, tackle and trolling lures. Ice for drinks. All main meals, tea/coffee, drinking water and on board accommodation. Alcohol is BYO.
What do you need to bring on the charter?
Sleeping bag, toiletries, towel, alcohol, , soft drinks, snacks (i.e. lollies and chocolate.) and sunscreen. Please also bring along an esky and leave it in your car for when the charter has finished for your fish.
What clothing should I pack?
Please pack your belongings into a light soft bag – no suitcases. We suggest you pack for warmer/hot weather but pack a jumper just in case. Don't forget your hat, thongs and sunscreen.
What time do I get to board the vessel on Sunday?
Arrival time/boarding time is 2pm. Once all clients are boarded, the vessel will depart the marina.
What type of food is provided?
Breakfast - is varied but consists of a selection on the following bacon, eggs, cereal and toast. We do a hot breakfast every day and Lunch is sandwiches or wraps with cold meats and salads. Morning tea is fruit and other light snacks such as potato chips etc.. Afternoon Tea – Cheese Platter Dinner - is mostly Fish with salads and bread. However we do a steak night, chicken night, curry night and or pasta night. But mainly its fish that has been caught during the day and is cooked that night .
Where do I sleep?
The Glenalan has 3 main airconditioned cabins with differing bedding configurations in each allowing everyone to have a large single bunk.
Fishing gear is supplied?
Quality fishing gear supplied such as Shimano Saragosa’s spooled up with top quality 50 pound Braid and varied sized Shimano Tiagra trolling reels. We supply trolling lures and bait.
Can I bring my own tackle?
You can bring your own rods and tackle. We do not supply jigs, soft plastics or poppers.
What’s the fish regulation?
All fish caught must comply with all Dept of Fisheries rules and regulations; fish bag limits currently 20kg fillets in Pilbara zone.
If you need a large order, let the Blue Water office know and we can order at the local Bottle shop and arrange delivery to the boat before you arrive. You will need to pay the Liquor Store direct prior to you charter.
The airport is Exmouth/Learmonth which is about 40 minutes drive from the Exmouth marina jetty. Only Qantas operates flights to Exmouth. . Flights are daily and we recommend you book your additional 20kg baggage when booking your flights.
We recommend you book your airport transfer with Exmouth Bus Charter tel 99494623 or a/h 0429091922 firstname.lastname@example.org. The fee is approx.. $35 each way and the bus will drop you to the Exmouth Marina, Madaffari Drive Exmouth. Please also book your return transfer, the bus generally collects you from the Marina.
We do encourage you to bring your own esky and leave it in your car at Exmouth. However if you are flying or have need an esky, we can purchase some for you on the Saturday morning and your fish which has been frozen will be placed in your esky for your return trip. Approx. $10 per esky.
We leave our cars at the Exmouth Marina and have done so for many years, and have never had any issues.