Reef Fishing Charters 1770


Join us for offshore reef fishing onboard 1770’s newest and fastest charter vessel Southern Comfort. Reef Fishing Charters 1770 is a locally owned and operated fishing charter business based at the 1770 Marina, Town of 1770, in the beautiful Central Queensland & Southern Great Barrier Reef Region.

Targeting the prized Red Emperor, Coral Trout, Red Throat and Grassy Sweet Lip, Spanish Mackerel and Nannygai, just to name a few of the species on offer in the waters surrounding the Southern Great Barrier Reef. We have a keep your catch policy onboard Southern Comfort so be sure to have an esky waiting for your fish. We can even put you in touch with one of our locals who will fillet the fish for you at a very reasonable price.

Our experienced and friendly Crew know the locations of the best The Southern Great Barrier Reef has to offer and will be sure to make your experience on board Southern Comfort will remain a highlight of you visit to 1770 and Agnes Water.

Our crew are super attentive, always at the ready to look after your catch, keep your hooks baited and have drinks at hand. For customer service, fishing and local area knowledge, combined with our quality and comfortable vessel and equipment, you won't be disappointed in your investment to experience the natural wonders of The Southern Great Barrier Reef on board Southern Comfort, hosted by our Skipper, Tane and Crew at Reef Fishing Charters 1770.



The most popular option for those wanting to experience the best fishing of the Southern Great Barrier Reef.
Experience the best fishing of the local inshore reefs aboard the 'Southern Comfort' - Agnes Water & 1770's best fishing Charter.
Deluxe private charters available to wherever you want to go and for your choice of activities, we guarantee to make your day an experience you won't forget.

The Experience

At Reef Fishing Charters 1770, we are dedicated to providing more than just a charter, we offer an experience that will remain a highlight of your memories for years to come. Our guests have the option to enjoy reef fishing or a charter combining fishing and snorkelling aboard our brand new, comfortable, fully equipped, purpose built vessel Southern Comfort.

Our team have over 10 years experience, and have a large collection of GPS marks to guide us to the fish. We will also provide the new and young anglers with coaching to help land the big ones !!

We offer a variety of fishing methods including, reef fishing for the prized Coral Trout & Red Emperor, sports fishing, casting high speed retrieved popper lures around the reef edges for the fighting Giant Trevally and trolling lures for Spanish Mackerel, Wahoo and if lucky a Black Marlin. Take a look at some of the photos from the recent trips to see the great variety of fish that our guests are taking home.

Southern Comfort Crew

Our crew Tane and John have been Fishing these waters for over 7 years and have Knowledge of the best fishing spots in the area. They're dedicated to ensuring the best possible experience on our southern comfort. Our skipper Tane has 8 years of commercial experience and understands what it means to hunt for that prized catch, and Deckhand John/Brent have local knowledge and years experience fishing the reef. With the combined knowledge and friendly manner of our crew you are sure to have one of the best charter experiences on offer.


Great for kids
Per Person
  • Leave Marina at 6:00am
  • Return to Marina at 2.00pm
  • Fishing the local inshore reefs
  • Great morning of fishing for the kids or not so die-hard angler
  • Morning tea, lunch, soft drinks and bottled water


Get serious about fishing
Per Person
  • Leave Marina at 6:00am
  • Return to Marina at 4.00pm
  • The action starts at the 20 mile fishing grounds and progressively extends to the outer reef and islands
  • Morning tea, lunch. afternoon nibble platter, soft drinks and bottled water


Fish, snorkel, both, the choice is yours
Per Person
  • Leave Marina at 6:00am
  • Return to Marina at 4.00pm
  • Morning tea, lunch, afternoon nibble platter, soft drinks and bottled water

Our preferred gear of choice is Shimano!