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This personalised expedition combines the comforts of a 60ft mothership along with our two superb 32ft EdgeWater centre console’s, Azzurra and Al Dente! Experience pristine virgin fishing grounds for unstoppable dogtooth tuna & GT’s plus billfish and monster pelagics with Vanuatu’s jurassic islands and volcanoes as your scenic backdrop.
The Fishing Trip
For anglers seeking the ultimate in Vanuatu fishing trips, looking to push boundaries and new frontiers, this is a unique experience to remote Vanuatu islands very few people see, let alone fish.
Mixing living and fishing space isn’t an issue anymore, anglers can now stay out longer, fish harder and enjoy every minute of the trip. With our 60ft mothership ‘Rendezvous’ and 2 x 32ft EdgeWater centre console at your disposal, anglers now have a sportfishing experience capable of maximising Vanuatu’s true potential.
On this expedition you’ll spend your days fishing the remote central island group, offering a variety of seascapes including pristine reef systems, steep island cliff faces and vast underwater sea mounts for Vanuatu’s infamous dogtooth tuna, GT’s, pelagics and other sportfishing targets. Your playground & base for the adventure are the pristine waters around Malekula, Maskelyn’s, De Chauliac Bank, Epi and 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.
Each day you will have the opportunity to fish area’s offering spectacular fishing and breathtaking scenery. Options include the lee of active volcanoes for dogtooth tuna, yellowfin tuna and sailfish. The atolls of the Maskelyne Islands will provide you with wahoo action, massive coral trout, giant trevally and red bass. The big dogtooth tuna fishery in these islands is very exciting. Targeted with good results on topwater poppers & jigs by our expert team.
This Vanuatu adventure offer greater flexibility by having a variety of locations to access from the mothership base, staying in a spectacular secluded anchorage.
After an enjoyable days fishing you will return & rejoin the mothership. Enjoy a swim, snorkel or venture on shore and experience local village life. Enjoy a quiet beer before dinner or stir up a few big GT’s from anchorage. Accommodation is on board the mothership each evening. Experience the ultimate angling adventure… It doesn’t get any better than this.
“By the end of the week, I’d eaten like a king, witnessed amazing sunrise/sunsets and come face to face with a number or large toothed monsters, as well as meeting my match against some deepwater unstoppables.”
Warren Keelan, Fishing World.
Your Vessel & Guide
You will be hosted by renowned guides Andrea Traverso and Eric Festa who’s knowledge of the outer Vanuatu islands is second to none.
A range of sport & game tackle is provided for clients use onboard and we can advise tackle requirements for anglers bringing their own.
The spacious saloon and large rear deck space is fully sheltered and is the perfect place to relax with a beer after another big days fishing. Enjoy your fresh catch of the day on the back deck as you watch the sun set at anchorage.
Vanuatu is a short 3.5 hour flight from Sydney, 2.5 hour flight from Brisbane and 3 hour flight from Auckland. Air Vanuatu, Pacific Blue and Air New Zealand offer daily flights to Port Vila. Then you’ll transfer to the boat, stepping straight onboard 60ft Rendezvous which will be your base for the week.