East Cape York – Claremont Isles- Far Northern Great Barrier Reef

7 nights – 70ft Luxury Mothership -6 Rods max


  • Sept 7th-14th 2024
  • Sept 23rd -30th 2024
  • Oct 2024 – FULL
  • Nov 9th-16th 2024
  • Nov 22nd-29th 2024
  • Dec 2024- FULL
  • Jan 2025- FULL
  • Feb 18th – 25th 2025

Australia’s most remote and untouched salt water fly fishing destination:

  • Venture to East Cape York and the remote Far Northern Great Barrier Reef.
  • MV Aroona 70 ft Luxury Mothership with Fishing skiffs in tow.
  • Uncover hidden gems in the world of saltwater fly fishing, as you explore untouched flats fishing destinations.
  • This remote paradise is a haven for saltwater fly fishermen, featuring tropical islands, sand cays, coastal reefs, and more.
  • These uncharted flats are home to a variety of iconic Australian flats species.
  • Bespoke trips, Snorkel,diving, spear fishing options available.

Trip Details:

  • Your journey begins in Cairns, Far North Queensland.
  • Scenic one-hour flight to Lizard Island.
  • Upon arrival, the friendly Aroona and  crew will be waiting at the airstrip to take your bags.
  • Your luggage will be  transferred onboard  on a 7-day adventure of remote saltwater fly fishing.
  • Lizard Island serves as the ideal starting point, offering amazing flats on the route north.
  • Aroona travels at night to maximize your fishing time, allowing you to fish different flats each day.

The Fishing Focus:

  • The primary focus of this adventure is tropical flats
  • Wide range of species, including Permit, GT, Tusk fish, Blue Bastard, Napoleon Wrasse, Trigger Fish, Golden Trevally, and many more.
  • Our last trip saw 40+ different species landed in the week.
  • Trip dates are books over optimal tides providing ample time for wading.
  • Option to do a mix of Barramundi fishing at Princess Charlotte Bay
  • Skiffs are equipped with electric motors for high water exploration, allowing you to access edges, bommies, and coastal rivers in pursuit of Barramundi.

Aroona Facilities & Crew:

  • Enjoy full comfort onboard MV Aroona.
  • Purpose built luxury boat for remote adventures
  • Onboard chef ensures you’re treated to nightly 3-course gourmet meals.
  • Dedicated crew, including a skipper, guides, chef, and stewardess,
  • Caters to a maximum of 6 anglers (sleeps up to 8 for family trips)
  • Choose between the master suite, VIP suite, or guest rooms, each equipped with its own ensuite.

2024/25 Contact for quote