Inshore Fishing Trip

Fishing the inshore local island reefs, gutters and rock ledges, this tour is aimed towards those looking to get out for the morning, relax on the water, explore new areas, drift along and hopefully catch a fish or two!

We see a variety of different reef & pelagic species caught on board Quick Cat II including Monocle Bream, Grass Emperor, Tusk Fish, Cod, Bream, Queen Fish, Mackerel, Shark, Black All, Moses Perch and the occasional Coral Trout.

Our fishing areas range from only 1m deep up to 15m deep depending on weather and tide conditions.

PLEASE NOTE - Our fishing trips are weather-dependent, and we open bookings only a week in advance. This allows our experienced skippers to ensure a more accurate weather forecast, ensuring a more comfortable and enjoyable experience for you. You will be able to see available trips once you click 'Book Online' or you can keep up to date with upcoming trips and updates on our Facebook Page 'Hervey Bay Whale Watch - Quick Cat II'

  • Complimentary Tea & Coffee and a light morning tea of biscuits and snacks
  • Fishing gear, bait & other fishing equipment 
  • Non smoking vessel
  • Licensed Bar on Board for drink and snack purchases - Cash & EFTPOS accepted
What to Bring
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses 
  • Camera (preferably waterproof)
  • Sense of adventure
  • You can bring your own fishing rod if desired **Only one rod per person**
Departure Times:

(Approx 4 hours)

  • Departing 7.30AM returning 11.30AM 
ALL Quick Cat Fishing Tours depart from the Great Sandy Straits Marina. You can find our office (Hervey Bay Whale Watch) at the bottom of the ramp at the Marina near the Tourist Terminal & Cafe Balena - Berth A1, Great Sandy Straits Marina, Urangan, Queensland, Australia

 * Please note that this tour may be cancelled due to weather/tide conditions or not meeting minimum required passenger numbers* 


Weather & Sea Conditions

The team at Hervey Bay Whale Watch have been doing this for a long time and know the bay and the conditions well.

We will never take Quick Cat II out if conditions are dangerous and we will advise you of the expected conditions before departure.

Different people have different expectations, some people
aren’t bothered by rough days, but we want you to enjoy your experience with us so if it’s a rough day we are happy to re book your cruise for a calmer day.

If the day is too rough to be enjoyable, we will advise you as soon as possible that the cruise will be cancelled. You have the choice of a refund or to book for another cruise.

Occasionally there can be unexpected swell even on the calmest of days, The captain will assess the conditions and if found to be unsafe or unworkable the tour will unfortunately be cancelled, we understand this last minute cancellation can be disruptive to your day but some times swell and it's height/direction can be unpredictable.

If a cruise is cancelled for these reasons a future tour will be offered or a full refund.

Cash and EFTPOS is accepted on board  

  • Hervey Bay Whale Watch reserve the right to substitute another vessel at any time
  • Cruise may be cancelled or substituted due to weather or tide conditions or if viable passenger numbers are not reached


Per Person $79.00