Salty Dog Charters is a fishing charter business located in Port Fairy, Victoria, run by local fisherman Dan Hoey. They cater to different levels of fishing experience, from the beginner to the passionate, from the young to the not so young.
They cater for individuals (both male and female), families or a group of mates out for a day of fishing and exploring. They provide high-quality equipment and everything you will need for a memorable fishing adventure. Alcohol is allowed on the boat (in moderation) and you have the option to play music while you catch your dream fish. Their aim is to provide you with an unforgettable day out on the water.
Salty Dog Charters goes that extra mile to put a bend in your rod and to give you interesting information about fish species, fishing tips and techniques. Passengers can be sure they will receive safety, experience, professionalism, and invaluable local knowledge. Salty Dog Charters prides itself on going that extra mile to make your day a memorable one out on the ocean by providing a more personalised service and offering one on one assistance to each passenger on board. The smaller boat, holding a maximum of six passengers ensures a more personalised atmosphere.
From $350 to $1750
Port Fairy’s number one charter operator, Salty Dog Charters caters for different levels of fishing experience, from the beginner to the passionate, from the young to the not so young.
With a range of fishing charter packages to suit everyone. Salty Dog Charters specialty is tuna game fishing in the tuna season months from March to August.
They are also the experts in Shark Fishing, Deep Sea Fishing, Inshore Fishing and Yellow Tail Kingfish.
Please see their Facebook page for regular updates and photos.
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Salty Dog Charters have a three to four-hour tour of the Lady Julia Percy Island.
Where you can see Seal colonies, blowhole, bird watching, cliffs, reefs and amazing scenery, Griffiths Island and lighthouse, amazing photographic trip and dolphins (not always guaranteed).
The beautiful Lady Julia Percy Island is 22 kilometres south-west of Port Fairy, Australia’s only off-shore volcano.
Formed some seven million years ago by violent underwater eruptions related to the final separation of Australia from Antarctica, it is much older than other volcanoes in the region. As a nature reserve, entry to the island is prohibited, however, boat tours around the island can be organised from the Port Fairy wharf on calm, clear days.
From $300 to $350
Join Port Fairy’s number one charter; Salty Dog Charters in their Tuna Charter which runs throughout the tuna season (check with us).
Tuna charters can be privately customised for families, groups, or the less experienced just looking to have a fun day out catching plenty of bluefin tuna.