Take in this Australian icon on our Great Barrier Reef cruise.
Cruise the Great Barrier Reef to the northern areas of the Swain Reef
Activities: diving, snorkeling and fishing
Marine species include: Coral Trout, Sweet Lip, Red Emperor, Red Jew, Spanish Mackerel, Yellow-fin Tuna
Fully catered with meals and beverages included
Relax in your fully air conditioned cabin which includes a private ensuite
Exploring the GBR all the way to the northern region of the Swain Reef, you’ll be stunned by natural surroundings and premium cruise experience. With the comfort of air-conditioned cabins with en suites and fully catered meals and beverages, you can make the most of activities on offer including snorkelling, diving, and fishing. Expect to see species including coral trout, sweetlip, red emperor, red jewfish, Spanish mackerel, and yellowfin tuna, as well as the stunning coral formations for which the reef is known.
Great Barrier Reef & Swains Reef Fishing Charters
The Carlo fishes the middle and northern areas of the swain reefs from April to November. We target all reef fish and pelagic’s in and surrounding the reefs as per government bag limits. Coral Trout, Sweet Lip, Red Emperor, Red Jew, Spanish Mackeral, Yellow-fin Tuna and many more are targeted. We don’t just fish off the main vessel, we have 6 Aussie Whaler Dories, making three guests per dorie a fun fishing experience. Head throughout the shallows of the reef and target the Coral Trout, or you can hang off the edge of the reef and target the deeper sea.
Swain Reef Fishing Charters
Best Times: April - November
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 2,300 kilometres (1,400 mi) over an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres (133,000 sq mi).The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia.
The Great Barrier Reef can be seen from outer space and is the world's biggest single structure made by living organisms. This reef structure is composed of and built by billions of tiny organisms, known as coral polyps. It supports a wide diversity of life and was selected as a World Heritage Site in 1981. CNN labelled it one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The Queensland National Trust named it a state icon of Queensland