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Anyone who enjoys the thrill of fishing on the bay or open sea in Melbourne knows that the one way to get the best experience is to opt for Melbourne Fishing Charters from The Reel Thing. The city has one of the finest harbours in the world and we...more
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Ramp 4, 2 Launching Way off Mcleod Road | Departs from between ramp 2 and ramp 4., Melbourne, Victoria 3197, Australia
Perfect day on the water 👌 Can’t speak highly enough of Mark as a captain. He went above and beyond to find the fish and make sure we had the best possible chance at getting a few big fish. Great boat and excellent gear. All...More
Date of experience: November 2018
Mark R, Owner at The Reel Thing Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2018
Thank you for your review, always happy to try our best.
I have been on many Charters chasing that Elusive Snapper, but have only come home with a feed of Flathead. I now know why. It is all about the Skipper. Our charter started out like many others, but Mark would not give up. He took...More
Had a great morning out on the bay with The Reel Thing Charters chasing the elusive snapper. Our skipper Mark was very happy to move to a number of different marks, and try different fishing techniques, and the gear we were fishing with was all...More
Date of experience: October 2015
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Mark R, Owner at The Reel Thing Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2015
Thanks Guys, was hard work that morning but payed off eventually. It was a pleasure to have you guys on board.
Headed out this morning with five other mates. The charter landed a nice sized snapper immediately. The bites went cold shortly after. However, Mark and Rod put us onto many other marks (christmas tree like arches spotted on the sounder) and persevered. The fish were...More
I purchased a travel zoo voucher and went out with these guys on the 26th of October 2014 in the afternoon, after being cancelled twice due to weather (which is understandable as we can't control Mother Nature) so anyway we went out with Joel after...More
I purchased two Scoopons for The Real Thing fishing charter. I tried to redeem these twice before the initial expiry date. The first time, we drove all the way out to the location (over an hour drive), before being told it was cancelled. I had...More
I have been out with this charter on several occasions and had the best time. From the time I booked the staff were friendly, went out of their way to help and were very considerate toward my being female. The 'bloke' attitude that comes with...More
I took my grandson fishing in November and we had the best time. We didn't catch any fish but the boys on the boat Benny and Scotty were fantastic. They helped my little man bait the hook and really took him under their wing. We...More
Myself and four friends finally went out on third try (due to fickle Melbourne weather) Boat was excellent and Mark and Joel were very friendly and knowledgeable .We only hit two marks but struck good sized snapper straight off.Highly recommend and will be back.
Mark did a great job, he certainly knows his job!
I thoroughly recommend these charters, we had fun and were lucky enough to catch plenty fish.
I have read other reports about not catching fish but if they are not hungry then they will not...More