Broome Sailfish

Broome Sailfish

Game Fishing Broome for Sailfish

Our Broome game boat is owned and operated by fishing enthusiasts who are committed to providing an all round experience that results in full customer satisfaction. Whilst specialising in Billfish, they are happy to customise your trip to suit your needs. Fishing is done in some of the most spectacular destinations in Western Australia; the region is also rich in marine diversity. While fishing is foremost, a comfortable boat, friendly and knowledgeable crew and good food are all part of a great day on the water. Every one is welcome as the skipper gets just as much enjoyment from fishing with experienced anglers as he does guiding a novice through their first Billfish.


Broome is situated in Western Australia’s North West, some 2200km from Perth and is the gateway to the spectacular Kimberley region.

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Accommodation – Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa

Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa is a tropical oasis just minutes away from the multicultural pearling town of Broome, the Resort is a 26 acre haven set amongst tranquil gardens and features a range of accommodation options from ‘Broome-style’ villas, bungalows and studio rooms. It is a place where you can slow down, take time, relax, play, love and listen.  Accommodation has been based on a 2 bedroom Classic Bungalow, other room types are available.

Boating Equipment

The game vessel ‘Black Marlin’ is a well-appointed, fast and comfortable Black Watch 36, which was launched in 2002. Living up to the Black Watch name, ‘Black Marlin’ gives a smooth and comfortable ride in all seas.  Powered by twin 440hp Yanmar’s, ‘Black Marlin’ cruises at 22knots at ease and is capable of speeds up to 30knots.

‘Black Marlin’ is fitted with all the creature comforts to make your charter as comfortable as possible.

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What You Can Catch

Being one of Australia’s leading light tackle Game Fishing destinations, anglers are blessed with phenomenal numbers of Sailfish. All fishing for these high-speed predators is done through switch baiting on 10kg tackle. This provides the advantage of multiple hook ups as well as a much higher hook up to landing ratio when compared to other methods.

Broome’s rich tropical waters are not only home to abundant Sailfish numbers, but are also frequented by Black Marlin, Spanish Mackerel, Longtail Tuna, Cobia, GT’s and Queenfish to name a few. As well as fish species, on a daily basis you may also encounter migrating Hump Back Whales, Dolphins, Sea Turtles, Sea Snakes and a variety of bird life.

When You Can Catch

Our Game Fishing Vessel operate full day charters from May to October.  Peak Sailfish months are June through to October.

Broome is a very tidal destination, with tides reaching 10 metres at times. As a result, advanced bookings are essential as you will only fish the neap tides to ensure better fishing for you.

Getting There

Domestic Airlines of Qantas and Virgin Australia fly to Broome daily from most capital cities (either directly or via connections).  Airnorth and Skywest also operate regionally into Broome.


Based on travel from 1 June 2013 – 13 October 2013

4 nights – $4606.00 per person (based on 2 anglers)

4 nights – $2986.00 per person (based on 4 anglers)

Other duration costs on request

Full Package Includes:

  • Complimentary transfers between Broome airport and Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa
  • 4 night’s double/twin share accommodation at Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa in a Classic Bungalow
  • 3 Full days private charter of “Black Marlin”
  • Pick up and drop off each day from Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa
  • Morning tea, lunch and nibbles, soft drinks. (Note BYO alcohol)
  • All fishing gear including top of the range Shimano gear and tackle

What To Bring

  • Own cameras and hats
  • Due to the visual nature of switch baiting, polarised sunglasses are a necessity
  • BYO alcohol
  • Should anglers wish to supply their own gear, 10kg spin outfits such as Shimano Stella/Saragosa or Daiwa Saltiga outfits are preferred for Sailfishing
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