1. Enjoy Fly Fishing in Thornton, Australia
  2. Enjoy Fly Fishing in Thornton, Australia
  3. Enjoy Fly Fishing in Thornton, Australia

Enjoy Fly Fishing in Thornton, Australia

Enjoy Fly Fishing in Thornton, Australia! Welcome to fly fishing the rivers and streams of the Goulburn Valley. Located less than two hours drive from the Melbourne CBD and 90 minutes from the eastern suburbs, we are situated on the Goulburn and Rubicon Rivers in the town of Thornton; a 10 minute drive from both Alexandra and Eildon. It doesn't matter if you are a beginner or an expert fly fisher, our guides are here to help with anything that you need for the duration of your visit. You have a guide at your disposal to take you fishing, answer your questions, teach you skills and offer you the best options on any given day. Prices Are Per Person: Guiding/Tuition/Streamcraft/Instruction: • 1 Hour: $85 AUD • 4 Hours(Half day): - 1 angler - $310 AUD - 2 anglers - $495 AUD • 8 Hours(Full day): - 1 angler - $550 AUD - 2 anglers - $660 AUD Drift Boat Trips: • Goulburn Half Day (4-5 Hours): - 1 angler - $440 AUD - 2 anglers - $550 AUD • Goulburn Full Day (8 Hours): - 1 angler - $605 AUD - 2 anglers - $715 AUD • Goulburn 'Evening Rise' Float 3 Hours: - 1 angler - $330 AUD - 2 anglers - $385 AUD (last 3 hours of the day) • Extra person Drift Boat Goulburn (non-fishing partner) : - Half Day - $55 AUD - Full Day - $80 AUD Prices Include: - Gear - Flies - Light refreshments - Full day bookings also include a cut sandwich lunch Beginner's Workshop: Join a group of 9 participants for a comprehensive workshop that will give you express entry into the sport of fly fishing and cut years off of the learning process. We take you through all that you need to know, removing the superfluous and focusing on the most important aspects. Everything from gear to knots, insects to trout behavior; will be explained and illustrated in a practical way. Price: $430 AUD Per Person - Duration: 2 Days - Maximum Participants: 9 Workshop Details: - Gear overview - Knots - Casting instruction - Line management Fly selection - Entomology - Fly selection - Trout behavior - Stream craft - Reading water - lakes and rivers - Interpreting hatches and trout behavior - Stalking fish - Fishing blind - Casting to fish - Releasing fish Price Includes: - BBQ lunch and morning/afternoon tea (both days) - tuition - course materials - use of any gear as required

Captain is included.
A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
Capacity
9 guests
Fishing
Jon Boat
AB

Owner:Antony

Fly fishing in rivers and streams of the Goulburn Valley. Located less than two hours drive from the Melbourne CBD and 90 minutes from the eastern suburbs, we are situated on the Goulburn and Rubicon Rivers in the town of Thornton a 10 minute drive from both Alexandra and Eildon.We teach, instruct and guide people of all ages and experience levels, with beginner fly fishing workshops a specialty.

Check Availability

March 2021
April 2021
May 2021
  • Select a date to check availability.

Features & Details

  • Life jackets/required safety gear

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

0% refund up to 1 day prior.

Additional Terms & Information

Age Requirement: - Minimum 14 Years Cancellation Policy: - If we are able to re-book the spots there will be no charge and your booking can be moved to another date or you deposit will be refunded in full. - If we are unable to re-book the spots, the balance of the trip price will be billed to your credit card FAQs: Who will my guide be? A: Unless you specifically request a guide, guide allocation will not occur until the day of your trip. We do our best to match clients with the guides that will provide the experience they are seeking. If you ask for a certain guide, we will schedule you with them unless they have already been requested by someone else prior to you booking. What should I do to prepare for my trip? A: If you have fly fishing experience, the best thing you can do to prepare for a guided trip is practice your casting. If there isn't any suitable water near your home or office, then go to a local park and cast on the grass. Can I keep the fish I catch? A: We have a strict catch and release policy meaning that any fish caught while being by us must be returned to the water unharmed.

Similar Listings

Real reviews from happy GetMyBoaters.

102,890+ reviews

4.8 out of 5!