This expedition is tailored for up to eight 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!
A Fisherman’s Playground
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. For anglers seeking the ultimate in live on board fishing trips, looking to push boundaries and explore new frontiers, this is a unique experience starting from Santo to Port Vila which very few people see, let alone fish. 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!
Upon arrival into Santo you will be transferred by bus on 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.
This trip is perfect for…
- Extreme anglers looking at pushing the boundaries and wanting to fish Vanuatu with like minded anglers.
- Anglers unable to charter the whole boat who wish to experience the simplicity of a scheduled charter.
- Anglers wanting to discover and experience fishing for dogtooth tuna, GT’s & more.
Our 60ft catamaran “Rendez Vous” is perfect for 8 single anglers offering the highest onboard comforts and access to the most remote Vanuatu islands. She balances well under sail with an easy to handle genoa. Her steering station is unique in design and quality, as is her vast and well protected cockpit. Stylish and comfortable transom steps and clean deck plan allow for easy movement around the boat. The size of the saloon has allowed the inclusion of a superb bar which separates the space. Highlight for guests is the ample covered rear social and exterior lounge area offering a superb setting and ambience for your adventure.
Our Edgewater 32 Sportfishers
Sports fishing on board our beautiful 32ft EdgeWater centre consoles provide a fully equipped sportfishing vessel ideally suited for up to 4 anglers. Tackle is provided including a full range of Shimano gear for gamefishing, medium and light tackle. Top of the range popping and jigging gear is provided (Replace if lost or Broken basis). Andrea Traverso & his team of guides offer genuine hospitality onboard, and we’ll customise the trip to suit the groups requests.
By own arrangements, fly directly into Espiritu Santo (Flight direct to Santo via Bne available on this day). Upon arrival you will be transferred by bus on to board your live on board catamaran, initial briefing from the skipper, guides & crew.
Itinerary: 13th – 19th February 2018
Day 1-Tuesday 13th February Upon arrival into Santo you will be transferred 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-Monday 19th February Fly out from Port Vila, Vanuatu’s capital on either early morning flight to Sydney or afternoon flight to Brisbane
- Airport Transfers in Santo & Port Vila
- 6 nights twin share aboard our mothership
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
- 5 days sport fishing aboard our two Edgewater 32 Sportfishers
- Guide and Deckhand
- Tackle on replace if lost or broken basis