Fishing Charters in Vanuatu
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 atmosphere on your trip and
holiday in Vanuatu.
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 fishing 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
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 overseas.
|Deep sea and game fishing is available in Vanuatu
islands, with a wide variety
of fishing tours options available at Vanuatu resorts and in Port Vila tour shops.
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.