Fishing in Sydney: Compare companies and deals

A round-up of Sydney fishing trips to you can fall for, hook, line and sinker.

You only have to duck into Sydney Fish Market to see the rich pickings of fish that reside in the waters around the city.

The stalls here are weighed down with everything from platinum barramundi to huge kingfish.

If you’d rather catch the fish yourself, there are a number of fishing trips you can embark on from Sydney. Here are a few of the top options.


Fishing in Sydney

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Where can I go fishing in Sydney?

  • Sydney Harbour
  • Nepean River
  • Cronulla
  • Manly
  • Long Reef

Our top trips and experiences for fishing in Sydney that you can book right now:

Best for price:

Deep Sea Fishing Experience - Half Day

Deep Sea Fishing Experience - Half Day from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Spend a morning deep sea fishing for $125
  • Find fish using the latest Fishfinder/GPS electronics
  • Benefit from the guidance of the onboard coach
  • Reel in flathead, morwong, snapper and kingfish

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Best for value:

Fishing Trip Offshore Reef including Breakfast - Half-Day

Fishing Trip Offshore Reef including Breakfast - Half-Day from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Spend a half-day fishing for $225
  • Tuck into a continental breakfast onboard
  • Ensure you don’t forget the day by making the most of the complimentary photos
  • Fish with quality Shimano rods

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Best for experience length:

Fishing Trip - Game or Sport Fishing with Lunch - Full-Day

Fishing Trip - Game or Sport Fishing with Lunch - Full-Day from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Spend a whole day fishing beyond the continental shelf
  • Get your hands on Shimano rods, 24-kilo reels and light sport fishing gear
  • See if you can reel in a marlin or tuna
  • Refuel with an onboard lunch

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Best for kids:

Boat Hire for Fishing - four hours, for four passengers

Boat Hire for Fishing - four hours, for four passengers from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Take the family fishing for $260
  • Share around two rods and two hand lines
  • Make your own itinerary around Collins Flat, Store Beach, Quarantine Beach and Reef Beach
  • Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins

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Best for experienced fishermen and women:

6-Hour Deep Sea and Reef Fishing

6-Hour Deep Sea and Reef Fishing from Experience Oz

Highlights:

  • Spend six hours aboard the MV Sea Eagle
  • Get your hands on the most up-to-date fishing gear
  • Reel in anything from a snapper to a school shark
  • Take your catch home with you at the end of the experience

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Fishing trip booking companies compared

Book withPrice (from)Fishing locationDurationExtras/inclusionsSuitable for
RedBalloon$125Sydney Harbour, Nepean River, Cronulla, ManlyFrom half daysBreakfasts and lunchesAdults and older children.
ExperienceOz$160Sydney HarbourFrom half days (6 hours)N/AAdults and older children.

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