Garden Route Fishing Adventures offers deep sea fishing adventures from Knysna, South Africa. For the past 30 years, this activity remains highly recommended for fun family outings and for angling enthusiasts visiting the Garden Route in South Africa.
Charter one of our 6.5m or our 8.5m fishing boats for an unforgettable local angling experience departing from the Knysna slipway next to The Featherbed Company Cruise Cafe, then through the Knysna Lagoon and Knysna Heads, past Buffalo Bay to Gerricka’s Point near Sedgefield for reef fishing at its best along the Garden Route coastline. We catch Red Roman, Soldiers (Sunta), Kabeljou (Cob), Cape Salmon (Geelbek), Mussel Cracker, Steenbras and in season Elf (Shad), Garrick (Leervis) and other local varieties. We also provide all rods, reels, tackle, bait and you bring along your local fishing permit (avail. from the local post office), a great attitude and some good luck! Garden Route Fishing Adventure bookings are made through Southern Yachting; we offer the best rates for our deep sea fishing charters. Download the latest guide below on bag size limits for fish varietals in South Africa.
Description: An exciting Deep Sea Fishing Adventure for the whole family. Our experienced and extremely knowledgeable skipper will take you for an exhilarating ride through the famous Knysna Heads to his favourite fishing spots for a chance for you to hook a variety of bottom fish (e.g. Cob, Red Roman, Santer, Geelbek, etc.) Your decision is to fish for the pot or catch and release!
Inclusions* All fishing rods, reels, tackle and bait.
Exclusions* Recreational Fishing Permit (available from the Post Office).
* Refreshments optional.
Bring* Warm clothing
* Soft drinks or refreshments you may need.
* Motion sickness tablets.
* An expectation of a great adventure!
What to wear: Three layers of clothing to accommodate warm and cool temperatures during the day. Windbreaker on top for the boat trip between shore and the reef.
Location: Knysna, South Africa
Departure Point: Knysna Angling & Diving Club Slipway (next to Cruise Cafe)
Return Point: Knysna Angling & Diving Club Slipway (next to Cruise Cafe)
During summer months we depart from 05h00 and winter months from 07h30 at the Knysna Angling & Diving Association (KADA) slipway (next to the Cruise Cafe) on the Knysna Lagoon.
We provide rods, reel, tackle, bait, professional local skipper and registered commercial fishing vessel for the trip.
Please bring own refreshments, pack lunch and bottled water.
Your fishing trip lasts between 5 and 8 hours; weather and sea conditions permitting.
We return to the departure jetty at the KADA slipway (next to the Cruise Cafe) where you can clean and prepare the fish before leaving.