marinaYour Port Stephens fishing adventure starts at the d’Albora Marinas at Nelson Bay onboard MV Hammerhead.

You will cruise from Nelson Bay past sparkling Shoal Bay and head out through Tomaree and Yaccaba Heads, taking in the most beautiful natural environment on the NSW coast. As you leave the port you will see Broughton Island and Cabbage Tree Island where you may choose to try your luck fishing for Snapper, Pearl Perch, Flathead and a variety of reef fish.

Our experienced captains know the best spots to give you the greatest chance at catching your target species. Alternatively if you are not specific in what you want to catch, let us guide you through catching and learning a variety of fish species.

You will cruise from Nelson Bay past sparkling Shoal Bay and head out through Tomaree and Yaccaba Heads, taking in the most beautiful natural environment on the NSW coast.

We operate 2 main charters a day from MV Hammerhead:

Day Break Charter

7 hours

Numbers: We are able to take a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 8 people based on NSW law (minimum age 12 years).
Time: Depart 6:00am d'Albora Marinas at Nelson Bay Birth C8 (please arrive 5:45am)
Return: 1:00pm
Cost: Minimum $1080 private boat hire ($180pp). Minimum cost $1080. Covers 6 persons private boat hire. Additional 2 persons $100 each.

Arvo Hook-Up

5 Hours

Numbers: We are able to take a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 8 people based on NSW law (minimum age 12 years).
Time: Depart 2:00pm d'Albora Marinas at Nelson Bay Birth C8 (please arrive 1:45pm)
Return: 7:00pm
Cost: $900 private boat hire (6 persons)

For more information on how to book this charter experience fill out the online contact enquiry or call us on 0498 479 420. We can’t wait to see you aboard Hammerhead Charters.


Please note for all charters booked online or by phone through Hammerhead Charters, we require bookings in advance to ensure your charter experience is professionally organised. Full payment is required at this time and 100% refundable only if the charter is cancelled at the captain’s discretion. 25% deposit is required to secure all bookings (no refund if cancelled 14 days prior to charter). Full payment prior to all charters. 100% refund if cancelled by unfavourable weather conditions.