Sal Salis

Sal Salis

Sal Salis – Five Star Fishing Experience – Ningaloo Reef WA

The fishing camp with a difference – Sal Salis is no ordinary fishing camp, it is in fact one of Australia’s most luxurious tented wilderness camps and provides the perfect opportunity to combine first class living with a five star fishing experience…

Sal Salis – WA

Situated inside the Cape Range National Park and only metres from the beach and the Ningaloo Reef, Sal Salis offers guests an exclusive “bush camp” experience that combines comfortable accommodation, personalised service and fine wining and dining. Then step on-board the Sal Salis private fishing charter and enjoy the thrill of some of the best game and reef fishing Australia has to offer.

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The camp offers 9 guest tents with each en suite bathroom having a composting toilet.  The tents are spacious and naturally comfortable – they are not intended to be 5 star hotel rooms in the bush so do not offer TVs, telephones, minibars or other modern appliances. The tents are situated just 50 metres back from the beach amongst the low lying coastal dunes.

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The Main Lodge

The main lodge offers a comfortable lounge area with panoramic views across the reef and Indian Ocean and a small reference library with a variety of board games. The sunken dining area offers a self-service bar with a selection of Australian wine, beer and soft drinks to enjoy, while the chef offers  contemporary Australian cuisine.

The camp has been designed to operate in tune with its fragile environment – all of the power is solar generated.


Game fishing on the ‘Westside’ and reef and Sailfish fishing in the Exmouth Gulf is good all year round and it is very unusual for anglers to this region going away empty handed and without one really awesome fishing story to add to their journals.

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Boating Equipment

The Sal Salis fishing boat, “Sal Canis” is an 8 metre Leisure Cat which carries the latest range of Shimano fishing equipment and is designed to carry four guests plus the skipper and his deck-hand. There is a private toilet facility on-board and all catering and refreshments are supplied.

Fishing Equipment

Ensuring you have the right equipment there is a full selection of all the latest fishing gear provided on-board. The use of this equipment is included in the charter rates but it is important to note that any loss and damage caused to the equipment will be charged back to you. If you have your own preferred fishing gear and tackle we do encourage you to bring this along on your Fishing Safaris adventure.


What You Can Catch

The camp is closed from mid-January through to early March for the cyclone season

In March & April the conditions are excellent for Marlin and Sailfish as well as for reef fishing in the Gulf and bone & fly fishing along the flats. May & June is excellent for game fishing and the perfect fishing conditions all round for reef fishing, sailfish fishing in the Gulf and bone & fly along the flats. In September & October, conditions are best for reef & Murion islands fishing. The Westside and the Muiron Islands will always reward anglers with good catches of Yellowtail, Trevally, Mackerel and Queenfish. During November & December, there is excellent game and bill fishing as well as shore based fly and bonefish fishing – as the water warms up the larger fish move onto the flats.

Getting There

Located on the North West Cape, Sal Salis is in the Cape Range National Park.

Air Access

The nearest commercial airport to Sal Salis is Exmouth’s Learmonth Airport. Qantas and Skywest fly between Perth and Learmonth.

The team and Sal Salis will collect you from Learmonth Airport which must be prebooked.

Road access

The drive from Exmouth town to Sal Salis takes one hour – and most of this is on a good, council maintained gravel road.

The drive from Learmonth Airport to Sal Salis takes 1 hour 30 minutes.

The drive from Perth will take  as much as 13 hours.

Driving at dusk is not recommended because of the large amount of wildlife in the National Park


Fishing Package:

Season operates 15 March – 30 November 2013


4 nights/3 days – $3145 per person (minimum 4 anglers) Ex Learmonth

5 nights/4 days – $3935 per person (minimum 4 anglers) Ex Learmonth

Other duration costs on request

Full Package Includes:

  • Air transfer including ½ scenic flight from Learmonth Airport to Yardie Creek Station and return
  • Transfer from Yardie Creek Station to Sal Salis and return by road
  • Wilderness Tent accommodation at Sal Salis on twin-share basis
  • All meals and beverages
  • Daily private guided fishing on Sal Canis custom boat
  • These packages focus solely on fishing and do not include other guided activities available at Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef
  • Your choice of fishing adventures – bill & game fishing, Muiron Islands & reef fishing.   Bone fishing is available at a surcharge of $200 per person (max 3 guests) per day including transfers and expert guiding by Brett Wolf of True Blue Bones

What’s not included:

  • Alcoholic spirits available for purchase

Air and road transfers are also available to/from a number of locations can be provided on request.

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