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Five Hour Ocean/Bay Fishing Trip

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Rip Charters Fishing Trips

At Rip Charters they are fishing all year round and their speciality is following the seasons to suit the best catch of the day.

In season possible target species include Snapper, Gummy Shark, King George Whiting, Australian Salmon, Trevally, Sweep, Flathead, Barracouta, Calamari and Reef Species. They do not target Shark on these trips.

All top quality rods & reels, including Penn, Ugly Sticks & Wilson Live Fibre rods on board. Bait and tackle supplied. Fish will be cleaned and bagged for your convenience, ready to cook on the BBQ.

Price & booking



Price includes rods, reels, bait and tackle. Tea and coffee supplied. Toilet facility on board. Fish cleaned and filleted and bagged for customer convenience.

Payment methods accepted
Cash Only MasterCard Visa Card
Cancellation and booking policy

For Individual and small group bookings payment is required in full using a credit card over the phone. For Private Charters a 30% deposit is required to make a reservation when booking using credit card, bank transfer or cheque. Final payment on the day either credit card or cash. Bookings are fully transferable and can be rescheduled with reasonable notice. Refunds are not available.Booking Terms and Conditions:You must provide a mobile contact number whereby you are reachable either the night before of the morning of your trip. Minimum numbers for a trip to proceed are seven aboard Big Blue and Rip Runner. Rip Charters reserves the right to cancel a trip if minimum numbers are not met. All cancellations or changes to numbers not given with 14 days notice will be held accountable for total cost. Prices are subject to change without notice.Check in Times:To keep faith with other guests departure times for all trips are exact. If you are late, you will have to make another appointment. Please allow plenty of time for Summer traffic and delays in finding a car park.Cancelled Trips:Transfers to another charter date will be issued when a trip is cancelled due to:a. Rip Charters skipper regards the weather conditions as unsafe.b. Unforseen circumstances outside of Rip Charters control.

More info

Tour starting location:
Sorrento Pier
Mode of transport:
  • Motor Vessel
  • Boat
  • Car park
  • Crewed charter
  • Fishing equipment
  • Guide
  • Fishing - Game
  • Fishing - Deep Sea

Tour operator

Locally owned and operated and located in picturesque Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula, Rip Charters was established in 1986 and is this year celebrating 30 years of fishing trips from Sorrento.

Rip Charters offers Fishing Charters in Bass Strait, the Rip and Port Phillip Bay departing Sorrento or Queenscliff.

Fantastic for the experienced or the beginner angler, for the individual or group bookings and especially well suited for either corporate or recreational trips.

With this much experience on their side, fishing Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait, they are the leaders in Charter fishing in Victoria.

At Rip Charters they are fishing all year round and their speciality is following the seasons to suit the best catch of the day. Troll for salmon or try casting for some Big Red Snapper, anyone can do it.

Or if it is the big ones you are after, the ocean swells are home to sharks such as Mako, Blue Whaler and Threshers. Whiting, Squid and various other reef fish are common amongst their catch, there is also that special time of year when the King Fish arrive, certainly a prized catch, in general the variety will astound you.

All their boats are available for group charters, specialised fishing trips and individual bookings. Only quality rods, reels, bait and tackle supplied plus complimentary tea and coffee on all trips.

Opening hours:

Trips run all year round as long as minimum numbers have been reached for a trip to proceed.

  • Seven days per week

    9:00am - 6:00pm

    Year round excluding Christmas day and New years day.

  • Charter Vessel Association

  • Visitor Information Centre