Charter Information

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Location:

After parking you proceed down the ramp on the right of Billfish Café and Seahawk is Z19 berth slightly to the left.

Arrival:

Please ensure your arrival is no less than 15 minutes prior to departure time.

Boarding:

You are welcome to embark MV Seahawk 10 minutes prior to our scheduled departure. Back packs and personal belongings can be stored on the rack above the engine. If you have your own chilly bin for individual fishing days and twilights place them under the seats. Groups can use our large chilly bin to store and keep your catch fresh.

Crew:

All Seahawk charters come with an experienced skipper and a knowledgeable deck hand. A full safety briefing precedes each charter

BBQ: Prior approval must be obtained for use of the BBQ. Use is available to groups of 8 or more. Igniting the BBQ can only be executed by the skipper or deck boss. Please wipe down the BBQ after use.

Refreshments & food:

Seahawk has a liquor license but operates under a BYO policy. Clients that arrive under the influence of alcohol are likely to be refused embarking the vessel. Drinking to excess and unruly behaviour and could see the skipper return to Z Pier without warning. Tea, coffee and bottled water is available on request without charge.

Rods & bait:

Rods & bait are available on all our charters. Our expert crew will ensure that you have lessons in baiting your line and using your rods. Our advice is  watch and listen and it will help you learn the art of fishing when our crew are giving instructions & tips.

Ice:

 All our charters have ice provided. Most importantly it keeps your catch fresh as well as your refreshments cold. Always make a slurry for your chilly bin with our ice and seawater.

Children:

Seahawk does not recommend children under the age 8 come on fishing charters. As all persons on board are fishing we charge full rates for children.

Dress:

No matter what the weather is always come prepared. Autumn, winter & spring especially you will ned to bring warm clothing. In summer caps, sunglasses and sunscreen are the order of the day

Hazard:

On both embarking & disembarking take care as the steps can become wet & slippery.

Cancellations:

Seahawk will only cancel a charter if we have adverse weather conditions or mechanical failure. In the case of weather we normally try and  give you up to 24 hours notice. We don’t cancel if it’s raining….fish don’t mind the rain.

Terms of Trade:

Full payment is required prior to departure.

No refunds for no shows and any cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure will incur a 50% penalty.

Seahawk Charters accepts no responsibility for personal injury or damage to your property.