One for anglers who love exploring frontier grounds, fishing remote islands, seamounts and reefs targeting Vanuatu’s famous monster dogtooth tuna on topwater & jigs, plus big GT’s & many other trophy sport fish along the way! Tailoring the ultimate live on board vessel to each group size, each day you will immerse yourself in spectacular fishing and surround yourself with breathtaking scenery, then come back to experience 5 star service, superb meals and lose track of time in these islands far removed from civilisation and best described as a the ultimate fisherman’s playground!

An Expedition Like No Other

Our Remote Islands, Live on Board Expeditions combines the comforts of staying on one of our big catamarans providing superb accommodation comforts while fishing duties are with our 32ft EdgeWater sport fishers, Azzurra and Al Dente! For anglers seeking the ultimate in live on board fishing trips, looking to push boundaries and explore new frontiers, this is a unique experience to remote Vanuatu islands very few people see, let alone fish. We can tailor any itinerary and duration you require so you’ll spend your days fishing remote untouched islands, pristine reef systems, steep island cliff faces and vast underwater sea mounts for Vanuatu’s infamous dogtooth tuna, GT’s, big pelagics & plenty more!

Our two 32ft EdgeWater sportfishing vessels are the perfect platform to hit the deep reefs and seamounts for some serious jigging for big dogtooth tuna or ideal for casting poppers to big GT’s holding tight into bommies and steep cliff face washes.

“Once we got it closer to the boat, we realised why, as it was being chasesd by a big ‘shark’ so I worked extra hard to get it to the boat, fast! However soon we realised it wasn’t a shark that was it but an absolute tank of a doggie easily 90kg plus. This monster doggie was trying to eat the ‘smaller’ one that was about 35kg! To put it into scale only the tail and head was sticking out either side of the bigger dogtooth’s mouth!!” Nick Hamilton Smith

Fishing Vessels & Guides- 2 x 32 Edgewater Sportfishers

ishing Vanuatu on board these beautiful 32ft EdgeWater centre consoles, these fast, stable and manouverable vessels are made for serious sport fishing, be it casting and jigging, inshore or blue water action. Ocean Blue’s Andrea Traverso & his team offer genuine hospitality onboard, assisting anglers to enjoy the experience to the fullest, connecting with their dream fish. These trips offer a huge variety, from popping, jigging, game fishing, to down rigging and light tackle sports fishing. The drawcard is having the opportunity to target dogtooth tuna on poppers and jigs, in the size and sheer numbers as documented in these locations. We can advise on suitable gear if you’re bringing your own, or we have capable rod/reel combo’s for hire onboard, aswell as replacement lures if you need to replenish mid trip.

With Mothership Options Tailored Just for You…

43ft Perry Catamaran “Escape”

‘Escape’ is a superb vessel allowing anglers access to the most remote islands of the Vanuatu archipelago. This 43ft Perry catamaran offers majestic lines, efficiency of sail power, stability and great social areas with ample deck space ideal for groups exploring remote islands. With accommodation for up to 5 anglers in comfortable cabin accommodation, this is a very popular for mid size groups teaming 1 or both of our 32ft EdgeWaters for extreme fishing duties. We Itineraries can be tailored to suit, from 3-7 nights expeditions & groups up to 5 single anglers (or 3 couples).

60 Fontaine Pajot “Rendezvous”

‘Rendezvous’ is our larger 60ft catamaran, it’s perfect for 6-8 single anglers offering the highest onboard comforts and access to the most remote Vanuatu islands. The Eleuthéra 60 has been designed by the internationally renowned firm of architects, Berret-Racoupeau Yacht Design, and is the result of Fontaine Pajot’s thirty years of experience in building multihulls. You will be impressed by the space on board, thanks to the wide and elegant stern and a cockpit which opens onto a superb saloon, a fully-fitted modern galley with a bar and lounge seating. Anglers stay in air-conditioned twin share cabins, each with own en suite. Highlight for guests is the ample covered rear social and exterior lounge area offering a superb setting and ambience for your adventure.

Live on Board Expedition Itinerary:

Day 1
Upon arrival into Port Vila you will be transferred 30 minutes drive to Port Havannah to board your live on board catamaran, initial briefing from the skipper, guides & crew. 1st evening onboard, great meals are prepared using the freshest island grown ingredients which keep anglers taste buds and energy levels up for the week.

Fishing Days
Board the 32ft EdgeWaters & commence first full day sports fishing Vanuatu remote frontier waters. During this adventure you’ll fish pristine reef systems, underwater sea mounts and remote volcanic islands with steep cliff faces not only offering superb fishing but spectacular scenery. Target Vanuatu’s premier sportfishing species including GT’s, red bass, coral trout, jobfish, wahoo and of course Vanuatu’s famous dogtooth tuna – a species we specialise in targeting on poppers as well as vertical jigging. Trophy pelagics including yellowfin tuna, wahoo, mahi mahi while billfish are always around. After each days fishing you will rejoin the mothership at one of the secluded anchorages visited during the expedition, enjoy a swim or enjoy a few cold beers before dinner.

Final Day
Half day morning fish, then return to shore where anglers, with many stories to tell & a few less lures will be transferred to Port Vila Airport in time for afternoon flight home.

5 night/4.5 days Extreme Fishing Itinerary

  • Return Port Vila airport / boat transfers
  • 5 nights live on board accommodation with all meals
  • 4 full days + half day fishing onboard 32ft EdgeWater centre console(s).
  • Lunches, snacks whilst on board
  • Tackle available*
  • Experienced skipper & crew

 

8 Angler Price: AUD$5475.00 (Rendezvous + 2 x EdgeWaters)
7 Angler Price: AUD$6125.00 (Rendezvous + 2 x EdgeWaters)
6 Angler Price: AUD$6995.00 (Rendezvous + 2 x EdgeWaters)
5 Angler Price: AUD$5765.00 (Escape + 1 x EdgeWater)
4 Angler Price: AUD$6975.00 (Escape + 1 x EdgeWater)
3 Angler Price: AUD$8995.00 (Escape + 1 x EdgeWater)

*Prices are a guide only and may be subject to change. All prices in Australian Dollars AUD.
**Popping & Jigging gear available for hire. Additional lures, jigs available to purchase.

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Fantastic trip with 5 star, fishing, crew, accommodation and meals. An excellent way to kick off one of the “bucket list” items. Sensational way to spend a week. We will definitely return.

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