Wondering Where to Fish for Portland and Port Fairy Tuna and Game Fish?

Well look no further, you’ve found the region’s Premium Tuna Fishing vessel – The Southern Explorer.

Southern Coast Charters is the proud owner of a custom made and purpose built 60ft recreational fishing vessel, with a large deck area for fishing it is the perfect boat for groups and individuals alike to enjoy tackling game fishing with space to move. Our boat is fully equipped with amenities and galley kitchen as well as comfortable lounge area, making it perfect for a day long fishing trip.


Southern Coast Charters targets the renowned Bluefin Tuna and Albacore in Victoria’s’ Southern Ocean. Why go all the way to Portland, when there are as many Tuna off Port Fairy and Warrnambool.

Our tuna fishing charters from Port Fairy, cater for the experienced and novice fisher person alike!

From March to September, we target Southern Bluefin Tuna and Albacore, towards the Continental Shelf and Portland.

Our charters run for 8 – 10 hours with the option of overnight trips or extended overnight packages. The Southern Explorer has nine bunk bends on board, full amenities and a galley kitchen. You will be supplied with all main meals, snacks, tea and coffee. Your fish will also be gutted, scaled and cleaned for you before you head home, ready to eat!

a happy fisherman


Portland Tuna Fishing & Game Charters in Port Fairy, Victoria

Enjoy an exciting fishing experience aboard Southern Explorer.


Southern Coast Port Fairy Tuna and Game Fishing Charters Portland


They taste so much better when you’ve caught them yourself!






Game fishing can be as close as 10 miles (in 50m of water) or as far as the Continental Shelf in over 400m of water, which is out about 30miles from Port Fairy.

What to bring

Hat, Sunglasses, Warm clothing, Camera, Esky and possibly Sea sick tablets taken one hour before the trip.


  • 8 hour Tuna and Game Fishing $280 per person OR from $1980  Exclusive Boat Hire – Min 5 Max 12 (over 7 people additional $100pp)
All Charters have a minimum booking number of 5 for the charter to run so please contact us for specific requirements you may have below that number and we can try to accommodate. Pricing includes all Tackle and Gear for fishing, as well as cold water, snacks and meals. Charters will depart from the Wharf in Port Fairy.

Book your fishing adventure

Jump on board a Tuna and Game fishing charter off Port Fairy or Warrnambool with Southern Coast Charters. Book now or call us on 0429 983 112 or 03 55983112 to make an enquiry today.



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