We appreciate how tough it can be for you to balance your fishing passion with the holiday interests of your partner. Now you can both combine a great fishing adventure, be pampered, enjoy superb dining and experience a range of attractions while staying at our Trees and Fishes Anglers Retreat. On this adventure target both inshore and blue water targets including yellowfin tuna, mahi mahi and marlin around offshore FADs or sailfish and wahoo inshore. Add red bass, coral trout, a taste of dogtooth tuna and GT’s, there is plenty on offer. You’ll also have the opportunity to experience a range of fishing techniques, including jigging, popping and trolling.
On this trip you’ll get to fish aboard our U.S. built EdgeWater 32 Centre Console Sport Fishers which offer the perfect platform for casting and jigging. The EdgeWater 32 are the biggest boats in it’s class, offering unrivalled space and comfort for up to 2 couples. For larger groups, multiple boats are available. The twin 250hp 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.
Indulge yourself both on and off the water with a personalised fishing getaway combining first-class blue water sport fishing with true island hospitality and superb dining, while staying at our Trees and Fishes Anglers Retreat. Upon arrival, we will transfer you in our private bus for the leisurely 40 minute drive to Trees and Fishes Angler’s Retreat. On a typical day, enjoy a gourmet breakfast prior to heading out on the water. Return to the lodge late afternoon for a well earned ale waiting for you back at the bar. Then sit down to a superb 3 course dinner while discussing strategy in anticipation for your next day.
Vanuatu is 3.5 hours flying from the east coast of Australia and Auckland New Zealand. Getting to Vanuatu is easy and affordable thanks to the great range of inexpensive flights operated by Virgin Australia and Air Vanuatu. Direct flights are available from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland to Port Vila, with connecting flights available from the majority of Australian capital cities. For those travelling from the U.S. there are direct flights from Fiji with connections to Los Angeles. Ask us to advise the best flight schedule to work with your tailored itinerary.
Upon arrival into Port Vila International airport you will be met by one of our Ocean Blue team members. After all luggage and tackle are loaded, enjoy the scenic 40 minute drive to Trees and Fishes Anglers Retreat. You will be met by your host who will brief you on the experience you’re just about to undertake. After the completion of formalities, sit back, take in the breath taking scenery while enjoying your favourite beverage. You will be served canapes prior to your gourmet sit down dinner. Raise your glass to the marvellous week ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Please ensure your flight into Port Vila arrives before 16.00.
Meals included: Dinner
Enjoy a cooked Breakfast, served from 7am. Board your vessel @ 7.50am for an 8am start. After a quick safety briefing you’re off to the fishing grounds. Main inshore species will include coral trout, red bass, bluefin trevally, giant trevally and dogtooth tuna. Offshore you’ll encounter yellowfin tuna, wahoo, mahi mahi, sailfish and marlin. Experience a combination of casting, jigging and trolling. Our guides will assist you every step of the way no matter your level of experience. At days end we’ll have you back to Trees and Fishes by midday for that well earned ale waiting for you at the bar. Sit back, relax, enjoy an afternoon swim. This evening experience tonights set gourmet dinner while discussing tactics in anticipation for the next day.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Enjoy a cooked Breakfast, served from 7am. Enjoy your last morning at leisure swimming or snorkelling or relaxing in the cascading pool. You will be transferred late morning for the scenic drive back to Port Vila airport for your departure.
Meals included: Breakfast
Itinerary is a guide only and is subject to change based on weather, fishing conditions, guest experience levels and angling preferences.