With excellent proximity to remote fishing grounds, our Trees & Fishes Rana beach is a private and secluded waterfront retreat nestled on the shores of picturesque Port Havannah. Accommodation is beautifully appointed, air-conditioned, each with own private ensuite. The social hub and laid back dining area is situated right on the waters edge, with your boat stationed only a few steps away at the end of your private jetty. […]
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With only four suites, Trees and Fishes Luxury Villa is very intimate. The Villa is luxurious and spacious. Experience personalised service only possible within this private setting. Combine a great fishing adventure, be pampered, enjoy superb dining, while staying in one of our new Luxury Villa Suites.
Trees and Fishes Luxury Villa Suites
With excellent proximity to remote fishing grounds, Trees and Fishes is a private and secluded waterfront retreat nestled on the shores of picturesque Port Havannah. Couples stay in beautifully appointed Suites each with own private en suite, outdoor garden bath, walk in robe. The suites surround the oversized swimming pool exclusively offered to Villa suite guests. The social hub is situated right on the waters edge, with your boat stationed only a few steps away at the end of your private jetty. Dining is a highlight, using the freshest seafood and local ingredients. After each days activities, wind down with a relaxing massage or enjoy a few well earned drinks with friends while you watch the sun setting over the tranquil waters of Port Havannah.
From the moment you arrive, you will be met at the airport and transferred in our private bus to Trees and Fishes Angler’s Retreat. Located on the secluded north west coast of Efate, our location is unique in that anglers can cover such a variety of fishing grounds within close proximity from our base. On a typical day we will have you out fishing at dawn and back to the lodge late afternoon for that well earned ale waiting for you. Then sit down to a superb meal while enjoying a few more beers or a bottle of wine while discussing strategy in anticipation for your next day.
The Fishing Trip
The waters we fish from our base offer some great light tackle sportfishing for both inshore and bluewater targets. A weeks allround adventure can take in a variety of locations and fishing techniques, including jigging and popping for yellowifin around offshore FADs, casting for mahi mahi or working around the many inshore islands & flats for bluefin trevally, red bass, barracuda and smaller GT’s. We’ll troll lures and rigged baits for wahoo and other pelagics. Add the dogtooth and GT’s onto this and there is plenty on offer when sports fishing Vanuatu with us.
This trip is perfect for…
- Couples unable to charter the whole boat who wish to experience the simplicity of a scheduled charter.
- Couples wanting to indulge on & off the water.
- Couples wanting to experience an all round adventure including bluewater, reef, dogtooth tuna, GT’s & more.
Our Edgewater 32 Sportfishers
Sports fishing Vanuatu on board our three beautiful 32ft EdgeWater centre consoles provide a fully equipped sportfishing vessel ideally suited for up to 5 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 your groups requests. Offshore we specialise in dogtooth tuna, pelagics and jigging, then around the islands casting for GT’s and flicking plastics for light tackle species.
You’ll fly into Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila. Our team meets you on arrival and it’s a short 35 minute drive in air conditioned comfort to Trees & Fishes, located on the pristine waters of Port Havannah on the north west coast of Efate. Direct flights from Australia are with Air Vanuatu (codeshare Qantas) aswell as Virgin, also relevant when flying from Asia. New Zealand guests fly with Air New Zealand or Virgin. US travellers look at Fiji Airways (via Fiji). European travellers connections via Australia or New Caledonia.
Itinerary: July 10th – 13th 2016
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10th July 2016
Upon arrival into Port Vila you will be transferred to ‘Trees and Fishes’ Private Retreat, after a warm welcome you will have time to familiarise yourself with the retreat, meet your guide & relax around the pool with a cold drink/cocktail. You will be staying in one of our Luxury Villa Suites each with own private en suite, outdoor garden bath. OUr gourmet meals are prepared especially for you using the freshest island grown ingredients.
11th & 12th July 2016
After breakfast board the 32ft EdgeWater & commence your charter. During this adventure you’ll fish offshore FAD’s, 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 bluewater species including yellowfin tuna, red bass, coral trout, jobfish, wahoo and of course Vanuatu’s blue marlin.
We have many offshore FAD’s and waters for great yellowfin tuna action, which we specialise in casting poppers aswell as jigging. Other bluewater pelagics include wahoo, mahi mahi while billfish are always around. You’ll have a range of options, including catching a wide variety of tropical, pelagic & reef species, including yellowfin tuna. We can mix it up from light to heavy tackle & can tailor the fishing to suit all experience levels.
After each enjoyable days fishing you will return to Trees & Fishes where you can enjoy the evening at your own leisure, have a swim or enjoy a few cold refreshment before a sumptuous dinner.
13th May 2016
After breakfast & morning at leisure, a representative of Trees & Fishes will transfer you to Port Vila Airport in time for your return international flight.
- Stay 3 nights twin share at Trees & Fishes Private Retreat
- Continental & cooked breakfast
- Gourmet Dinners
- 2 days fishing onboard 32ft EdgeWater centre console
- Lunches, snacks whilst on board
- Ground transfers
- Tackle available**
- Renowned guides & crew
- Ladies receive a complimentary aromatherapy massage
- Men receive a complimentary neck & shoulder massage
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Don’t take our word for it
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.
Amazing fishing, food and staff. Jeanine is amazing. We will be back.
Couples that fish together stay together
We appreciate how tough it can be for you to balance your fishing passion with the holiday demands of your partner. Now you can both combine a great fishing adventure, be pampered, enjoy superb dining, while staying in at Trees and Fishes. Experience great light tackle sportfishing for both inshore and bluewater targets. A weeks allround adventure can take in a variety of locations and fishing techniques, including jigging and popping for yellowfin around offshore FADs, casting for mahi mahi or working around the many inshore islands sailfish. Add the dogtooth and GT’s and there is plenty on offer when sports fishing Vanuatu with us.
From the moment you arrive, you will be met at the airport and transferred in our private bus for the leisurely 40 minute drive to the secluded Trees and Fishes Angler’s Retreat. Our location is spectacular and unique in that anglers can cover such a variety of fishing grounds within close proximity of our base. On a typical day we will have you out fishing after a gourmet breakfast and back to the lodge late afternoon for that well earned ale waiting for you back at the bar. Then sit down to a superb meal while enjoying a few more beers, champagne or a bottle of wine while discussing strategy in anticipation for your next day.
For non fishing partners, start your experience with an aromatherapy massage or day spa treatment, then for something at sea level perhaps our private snorkelling tours with island visits and champagne picnic lunch! There is always kayaking from our own private beach, or simply choose losing track of time on a waterfront sunbed or poolside lounge. Complimentary transfers run into town each day for some shopping or visiting the colourful growers markets. Out team can assist with arranging any number of tours and activities during your stay. Let us create your ideal experience, whether a relaxing time away, honeymoon, anniversary or island adventure with a group of friends.
Fish with confidence – EdgeWater Centre Console Sportfishers
Fish on your choice of our Edgewater 170 or EdgeWater 32 Sportfishers. Both vessel types are the biggest boats in their class offering unrivalled space and comfort. The Yamaha 4 strokes will get you to the fishing grounds fast, maximising each fishing day. The unsinkable, sea going capability is unmatched offering you a soft comfortable ride. There are enough rod holders and storage for all your tackle, and ours, so no tripping over gear. 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 on all our adventures. Our team of guides are renowned professionals experienced in the art of sport fishing and we’ll do all in their power to make sure the tide of catching fish turns in your favour.
Trees and Fishes Angler’s Retreat – A private piece of paradise
Trees and Fishes Anglers Retreat is a private and secluded waterfront lodge, offering a spectacular remote location right on the fishing grounds. Accommodation is beautifully appointed, air-conditioned, each with their own private ensuite. The social hub and laid back dining area is situated right on the waters edge, with your EdgeWater 32 stationed only a few steps away at the end of your private jetty. After each days fishing, wind down with a relaxing massage or enjoy a few well earned drinks with friends while you watch the sun setting over the turquoise waters of the Coral Sea.
Villa Luca – A Luxurious Sanctuary for Couples
Villa Luca is is your luxury sanctuary nestled in between lush tropical gardens and the coral sea beyond. The villa’s extravagant size, facilities and balinese inspired layout make it an ideal choice for couples holidaying together as well as the perfect venue to celebrate your birthday milestone, anniversary or any special event.
Villa Luca offers indoor and outdoor living, surrounding a massive swimming pool. Relax by your pool or down by our own private beach or spend lazy days reading your book in the alfresco lounge area. The media centre offers cool respite in air-conditioned comfort while you enjoy a coffee or an afternoon of sport on the big screen.
Gather with friends at the end of the day and enjoy your 3 course meal cooked by your personal chef in the enormous poolside dining pavilion. Experience our beachside dining areas catering for casual nibbles, romantic dinners and long lunches. Enjoy one of our special cocktails, ice-cold beers or a glass of wine while taking in our spectacular sunsets.
The Villa is offered exclusively and suits groups of couples travelling together. Four spacious individual bedroom pavilions accommodate up to 4 couples. All pavilion bedrooms offer walk in robe, large en-suite bathrooms and outdoor garden baths. All bedrooms are both fan cooled and fully air-conditioned, furnished with king bed, day bed and lounge seating.
Discover the splendours of Villa Luca, your private luxury sanctuary.
Dining – A vital ingredient in making this a great experience
There’s nothing better than sitting down with a group of friends recounting the days events over a great meal. Dining is a vital part of our ingredients here at Trees and Fishes Anglers Lodge. When staying and fishing with us you’ll enjoy our renowned gourmet breakfasts and three course dinners each evening while taking in the Retreat’s spectacular setting. You will dine on fresh local fish caught daily by our own boats, enjoy organic meats, fresh fruit and vegetables, specially prepared for you by your host Angele, Jeanine and our local team. Compliment your dining experience with a great selection of Australian, New Zealand, French and Italian wines, local and imported beers, spirits and cocktails.
We recommend choosing Air Vanuatu which offer daily flights from Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and New Caledonia. From the moment you step on board, you’ll be greeted with the friendliest smiles in the Pacific. Enjoy a full service Economy and Business Class including inflight entertainment, meals and bar service. You’ll also fly on a brand new state of the art Boeing 737-800 aircraft. A perfect way to start your experience with us. Ask us to advise the best flight schedule to work with your tailored itinerary.
Couples Sport Fishing Adventure
Fish, Stay and Dine Package
- Return Airport Transfers
- Gourmet dinners each evening
- Twin share accommodation in a Couples Retreat Bungalow
- Fishing aboard one of our EdgeWater Sportfishers
- Full Continental and Cooked Breakfast daily
- Rods, Reels and Lures (Replace if Lost or Broken Basis)
- Lunch Daily whilst on board
- Guide and deckhand
2 Days Fishing
Prices begin at
AU$1950 per person
3 Days Fishing
Prices begin at
AU$2700 per person
4 Days Fishing
Prices begin at
AU$3450 per person
5 Days Fishing
Prices begin at
AU$4200 per person
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Don’t take our word for it
What a wonderful holiday! Great food, service and hospitality! Plenty of fishing stories & memories to take home. Compliments to Ocean Blue & Trees and Fishes for making this an amazing holiday! Looking forward to coming back!
We had a fantastic experience. Service here at Trees and Fishes was beyond our expectations and the fishing was great too. It was an unforgetable trip with many great memories. Thanks Ocean Blue and to the Trees and Fishes team. We will be back!
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