False Bay Fishing - Simon's Town

Free cancellation
Enjoy a great day fishing at sea with Captain Pete who has been fishing the False Bay waters for over 40 years. He has extensive knowledge of the fishing and marine life in False Bay and loves sharing his knowledge with our guests. His enthusiasm for fishing knows no bounds and his excitement when there are fish on the hook is contagious. Guest capacity on the Mallard Ski Boat is limited to 5 anglers. We have all the necessary safety equipment and are fully registered with the South African Maritime Safety Association. Bring your own food, drinks and coolbox with drinks. No need to bring your own tackle, it is all provided. Rods, reels, lures and bait are all included. The captain has worked and assisted on many fishing charters in the past and the guests have had nothing but compliments about him. We specialise in ensuring that every one of our guests has a memorable experience with us. Join us for an unforgettable charter experience.

Availability

Check dates with the Operator
We recommend checking dates with the Captain before booking your trip.

Terms

Trip Includes
Beverages
Limited
Guiding

Trip does NOT Include
Fishing license
Can be purchased from the Post Office or is available onboard.
Bring your own food and drinks.

Policies
You keep catch

Fishing

Species
Bonito
Dorado
Geelbek (Cape Salmon)
Red Roman
Mako Shark
Snoek
Yellowfin Tuna
Bigeye Tuna
Longfin Tuna
Yellowtail Amberjack

Types of Fishing
Inshore fishing
Nearshore fishing
Reef fishing
Wreck fishing

Fishing Techniques
Deep sea fishing
Drift fishing
Fly fishing
Handline fishing
Heavy tackle
Jigging
Light tackle
Popping
Spinning
Bottom fishing
Trolling

Gear
Bait
Boat
Fish finder
Fishing Pole
Lure
Rod holders
Rods & Reels
Tackle box

Boat Specs

Offshore boat

Offshore boat (Mallard Ski Boat) originally built in 1998 restored in 2020 . Powered by 2 engines (100HP, Yamaha), with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.
Length:
23 ft
Services And Facilities
Toilet Portable pottie.
Reels Shimano and Rovex reels
Life Jacket
Icebox
GPS
Fishfinder
Trolling rods
Bed Sleeper couch.
All safety gear including flares, fire extinguishers and a fully stocked first aid kit.

Operator

Captain

Peter McFarlane

Operator since 2000
Our skipper, Mr Peter McFarlane, has been fishing the waters of False Bay and Southern Africa for over 40 years. He has extensive knowledge of the fishing and marine life in False Bay and loves sharing his knowledge with our guests. His enthusiasm for fishing knows no bounds and his excitement when there are fish on the hook is contagious.

Peter McFarlane

Captain
Operator since 2000

How to get there

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
We launch from the Simon’s Town Yacht Club. More details are available on booking.

Book with 20% deposit

Once the charter confirms your trip, your credit card will be charged with a 20% deposit to guarantee the reservation.

Pay remaining balance to the captain

The remaining balance will be paid directly to the charter on the trip date. The following payment methods are available: