Wildside Sportfishing

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

Wildside Sportfishing is a family owned guided fishing charter operating from South West Rocks, in Northern New South Wales.

They specialise in small personalised groups and offer ‘one on one’ tuition in targeting a range of game, sports and table fish.

Their Contender 25 Tournament is surveyed for four passengers and can travel out to 30 nautical miles offshore. It has twin 200 horsepower Yamaha outboards, 660 litre fuel capacity and three Simrad fish finders – meaning you get to the best fishing grounds, fast and comfortably. The ultimate sport fishing vessel!

They use the highest quality fishing tackle and equipment to give you the best chance of landing that ‘fish of a lifetime’.

Whether it’s game fishing off the shelf for giant blue marlin, jigging for hard fighting kingfish, throwing plastics on reefs for snapper or flicking flats for flathead and whiting – they do it all.

Jump on board and experience an adventure in South West Rocks with them today!


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A full day spent game fishing for the gladiators of the sea typically using 24 kilogram and 37 kilogram tackle.

Blue and black marlin, sailfish, wahoo and yellowfin tuna are some of the species they target.

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They specialise in sport fishing which is the most exciting form, where you as the angler actively hunt the fish. It’s entertaining and action packed as you can get!

Very popular throughout the year, these tours give you and your crew plenty of time to catch that fish of a lifetime.

Typically using lures like jigs, poppers, stick baits, slugs, vibes and plastics for hard fighting fish species like kingfish, cobia, mulloway, snapper, spanish mackerel, spotted mackerel, tuna and dolphin fish.

They also use live and dead baits, technique will depend on the conditions of the day – mother nature dictates the terms.

Their day often encompasses multiple locations and techniques – not a problem for their awesome vessel ‘Wildside’, a Contender 25T .
She is fast, comfortable and is set up for the task.

Jump on board today for a fishing adventure you’ll never forget!

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These tours are considered the ultimate South West Rocks fishing adventure. They take care of the hassle so you can enjoy a well earned break!

You stay out on location in a lodge or house with easy access to nearby pubs, clubs and other entertainment.

Tours can encompass other activities such as Diving Fish Rock, Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Transfers to sights such as Smoky Cape lighthouse and Trial Bay Gaol ruins.

Packages can range from two days through to over week long, it is completely up to each crew.

An extended tour gives your group more time to fish through tide phases and weather patterns. Fish have ‘bite periods’ where they feed more actively, more time on the water will give you a better chance at accessing these prime times.

They provide

– Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and fresh fruit whilst on tour
– Iced water and soft drinks
– Accommodation whilst on tour
– processing of any fish kept for the table
– one on one tuition from a passionate and friendly guide with over 18 years in the fishing tour industry

Jump on board for the experience of a lifetime!

Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet

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