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Southern Coast Charters

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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...more
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| Port Fairy Docks near Gipps Street, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Took a half day Reef fishing trip with Southern Coast Charters. If you have any interest in fishing or you just want to experience the ocean waves you must give this a go. Barry (our Captain) and his crew were fantastic. We are already planning...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter-Ballarat
Barry P, Captain/owner at Southern Coast Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Thanks Peter for your review of your 5 hour reef fishing trip.So pleased you relaxed out at sea and enjoyed yourself.,even though the fishing was a little slow. The Southern Ocean is very impressive. Looking forward to seeing you again on the boat.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Barry the Captain was excellent as was t he deck hand Malcolm. Both were friendly andx professional. And we caught a heap of fish .. Large, comfortable trawler type boat. Safe And sturdy. Great day out.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David S
Barry P, Owner at Southern Coast Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

A pleasure to have you David and your friends on board Southern Explorer.You were very accommodating in changing your day to suit the sea conditions.Thanks David and mates for such an enjoyable day for us too. Barry,Nathan and MaryAnn

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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.

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

Date of experience: December 2017
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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

Date of experience: June 2017
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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

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

Date of experience: January 2017
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Barry P, Skipper at Southern Coast Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

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

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

Date of experience: December 2016
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Barry P, Skipper at Southern Coast Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 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.

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

Date of experience: June 2016
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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.

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

Date of experience: April 2016
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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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11 August 2017|
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
Margaret L
28 November 2015|
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
Margaret L
28 November 2015|
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.