Fishing Charters in Vanuatu
Charter a fishing boat to enjoy the
beauty of fishing tours in Vanuatu
The island nation of Vanuatu is made up of more than 80 islands and islets set in the South Pacific. These jewels offer numerous ways to enjoy a laidback, festive
However, as you can imagine, the sea plays an enormous role in day-to-day life in the islands. While snorkeling,
scuba and exploring are all wonderful ways to enjoy the area, the real beauty and challenge lies in fishing.
Fishing is one of the most exciting activities in Vanuatu islands and offers
intrepid anglers a wealth of options. So, what kinds of fishing can you find in the islands?
Fishing charters are available from different companies in Vanuatu, which usually depart from
Port Vila harbour
Reef Fishing in Vanuatu
These coral islands are surrounded by reefs; you'll find inshore reefs, fringing reefs and more. Fishing along
the reefs can yield great results and a challenging catch. You'll find that Efate, Epi
and even many of the uninhabited islands offer some of the best reef fishing in the world. Giant trevally,
queenfish, coral trout, green jobfish, mangrove jack and many other species call these reefs home. Cast your
favorite popper into the azure waters and prepare for a fight.
Deep Sea Fishing
If reef fishing isn't your thing, head out to the deeper waters. Here, you'll find a wide variety of sport
fishing and game fish to tickle your fancy. Schools of sailfish, blue marlin, yellow fin tuna, dogtooth tuna, mahi
mahi, bonito and wahoo can all be found in the waters off the islands. You'll enjoy a battle with these incredible
sport fish and then be able to take your catch home.
Vanuatu Game Fishing
You will find some of the best game fishing right in Port Vila or a few miles from the harbour. This area is
famed for blue marlin, as well as black marlin, striped marlin, mahi mahi, yellow fin tuna and wahoo. Game fishing
boats are built to handle all weather and sea conditions, while providing luxury with speed and style. Everything
that you need for an enjoyable fishing experience.
There are two game fishing operators on Efate island, Wild Blue Charters and
Lelepa Island Day Tours. If you plan game fishing on Santo island, go to Bokissa Private Island Resort, where you
can charter a small sportfisher. Best game fishing supply store is located opposite the Waterfront Bar and Grill,
in Port Vila. They offer a wide range of locally made fishing tackle products, some of which are also exported
Deep sea and game fishing is available in Vanuatu islands, with a wide variety of fishing tours
Vanuatu Fishing Charters
Charter fishing is a huge industry in the Vanuatu islands and you'll find a
wide variety of different companies and private operators offering fishing tours through the waters. One of the
best options is to choose a fishing operator that offers access to beaches; you can cook the fish you just caught,
right on the beach and dine in style. In addition, you'll find a number of tour operators that offer live aboard
trips throughout the island chain, as well as drop off and pickup from uninhabited islands. You can combine your
fishing expedition with the best options for exploration when you choose these charters.
Vanuatu Fishing Tips
Before choosing a fishing charter company in Vanuatu, make sure you check the maximum capacity. This is
especially important if you have a larger group going with you. You'll also want to find out if fishing poles, bait
and tackle are provided.