1. Captained 28' Fishing Charter In Cape Town
  2. Captained 28' Fishing Charter In Cape Town
  3. Captained 28' Fishing Charter In Cape Town

Captained 28' Fishing Charter In Cape Town

Enjoy Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa by boat! Charter a Captained Fishing Charter for up to 4 people for as low as $923 USD a day. With a combined experience of over 27 years on the tuna grounds, Captain Dave and Captain Nick have the expertise to get you into the fish. With a success rate currently close to 95% over 750 tuna charters look no further than us. We only use the best quality boats to ensure a safe and comfortable trip offshore & offer top quality Penn International and Shimano fishing tackle to give you the best chance at landing your dream catch. Big Catch is equipped with three custom built Calstar tuna rods matched to Penn International 80vsw reels. Calstar rod blanks are arguably the finest rod blanks available today. By using top end tackle we give you the best chance of landing your dream catch with us. The boat: Charter our "Mi Thyme" 28 ft Magnums which is perfectly suited for 1 to 4 people. Our Marine Magnums are built locally in Cape Town and are perfectly suited to the Cape’s seas. They have proven themselves under our local weather conditions as the benchmark for comfort, safety and reliability when running offshore and are our first choice in serious fishing platforms. Our Magnums have walk around cabins, are powered by clean running 4 stroke outboards and are properly equipped with quality fishing gear and run by qualified skippers. The "Mi Thyme" is equipped with the standard VHF radio for boat to land communications and in addition a Cavi com, a closed channel boat to land radio telephone for direct contact if required. And to use for private communication between our boat as to where the best fishing is happening! Our Magnum is also fully equipped with Furuno Navnet 2 electronics and include a 36 mile radar giving us the edge in locating trawlers and longliners, often but not always key to great fishing. Rates: - Offshore - 15,000 ZAR (1,107 USD) a Day - Inshore - 12,500 ZAR (923 USD) a Day - Single - 3,750 ZAR (277 USD) per person If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

Captain is included.
A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
4 guests
Fishing Boats


We have earned the reputation of being South Africa’s top tuna charter based on our performance, professional service, quality outfit and passion for fishing. We are the only charter to have caught three officially weighed 100kg yellowfin tuna in one season, including the second and third biggest yellowfin tuna taken on rod and reel in South Africa.Based in Hout Bay we are centrally located to the best fishing hotspots around Cape Town. Throughout the year we can get you into the best fishing the Cape has to offer both inshore and offshore.Offshore we predominantly target yellowfin and longfin tuna and inshore we target yellowtail and snoek. It is possible to catch both species of tuna under the correct conditions inshore, having landed yellowfin tuna in excess of 60 kgs on a number of occasions at Cape Point. In my opinion the yellowfin tuna we target off Cape Town are one of the strongest fighting fish in the sea. There are few places in the world that can compare with the quality of our fishery with multiple 50 to 80kg yellowfin tuna being the norm on a typical charter and with fish reaching over 110kgs - Captain DaveWe offer a variety of charter options, including conventional tackle, fly fishing, spear fishing and pelagic birdwatching.

Features & Details

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Fishing gear
  • Fish Finder
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Trailerable
  • Autopilot
  • Dodger
  • Twin Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • GPS

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

Full refund up to 5 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

General information: - In the unfortunate event of us cancelling a charter due to unsafe weather conditions we provide a full refund. - Rates include all tackle, equipment, fishing licences, lunch (on full day trips), snacks and refreshments. - Also included in your charter is part of the catch to take home with you if you would like to. We clean, fillet and package this for you as a complementary service. - On tuna charters we normally cut up one yellowfin and several longfin tuna, from our experience over the years this is way more fish than the vast majority of our clients can cope with. - All trips depart from Hout Bay and return to Hout Bay.

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