Cape York Wilderness Fishing Adventures

Site Updated: 26/07/2013


Sport fish the most remote locations of Cape York Peninsula accessible only by mothership in comfort, style and security for a multitude of light tackle sport and fly species. Or charter the Tropic Paradise for any purpose that suits your needs.

Since 1990 Carpentaria Seafaris have been servicing their repeat and growing client base on extended trips to the remote rivers of western Cape York in tropical far north Queensland Australia, and the never before fished, unexplored and uncharted far northern Great Barrier Reef east of Cape York.

This site details all you need to know about our adventure fishing holidays and charters. Our dedicated team will handle everything from your arrival in Cairns - North Queensland, your air travel to Cape York and your time on the Tropic Paradise (and fleet of skiffs), with all inclusions (except bar tab). Become one of the many anglers that keep returning to "the best weeks fishing on the planet".

Get all the information about our trips here. Don't miss the archived trip reports with hundreds of photos of anglers just like you with some of the species you will catch when you join us. This site also has a lot of enjoyable reading in the articles and reports sections.

Internet research searching Carpentaria Seafaris will also find independent articles, reports and accounts by international journalists, film crews others detailing their experiences with us.

Your sport fishing holiday charter to Cape York starts in Cairns, tropical Far North Queensland, where you board a flight attendant and toilet equipped twin turbine aircraft for your 2 hour flight over the world heritage rainforest of Cape York and the Great Barrier reef, a spectacle in itself, arriving at Cape York you are met and transferred to the mothership for immediate departure.

Your home for the week is the magnificent 19m (62 foot) "Tropic Paradise" and her fleet of skiffs. Fish the rivers, estuaries, flats and inshore reefs of the western coast of Cape York pioneered by us and now renowned through out the world as one of the best salt water fly fishing and sport fishing destinations on the planet. Or, join one of our new and increasingly popular fishing holiday adventures to the Great Barrier Reef during the Australian summer months.

Established in 1990, owned and operated by Greg Bethune we guarantee that your fishing holiday experience with us will be a highlight of your life. Repeat clients from all over the world fill more than half of our trips every year, some booking for their 8 and 10th year.

"I have fished over 400 exotic destinations in the world and yours is truly the best run operation in one of the best locations I have experienced, you will be seeing us yet again". Robert Kubick, Los Angles California.

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