There is a bounty of pre and post conference tours and exploration to be enjoyed by all.
Melbourne, surrounds and further afield across regional Victoria and Australia is home to a diversity of fishing, nature-based and wildlife tours – guaranteed to inspire and imprint your time at WRFC10 in your memory!
Go Fishing Locally
Victoria offers a vast array of fishing opportunities both in coastal and inland regions. Whether it’s iconic Murray cod in inland streams, to snapper in Port Phillip Bay, brown trout in the high country and Yellowtail Kingfish and Southern Bluefin Tuna offshore.
We will connect delegates with opportunities to go out with the best local fishing guides to experience some of the sensational recreational fishing Victoria has to offer. Scroll down to tap into the diversity of fishing experiences and range of fishing guides and tours to suit all fishing levels and abilities.
Discover, experience, escape – River Escapes has everything to offer if it’s learning to fish on fly, tours or overnight experiences you’re after.
Victorian Inland Charters
Charter fishing throughout Victoria targeting all freshwater species in our Inland lakes.
Guided and hosted fly fishing some of Victoria’s best rivers – for all levels and skills of anglers, Mountain Fly have options for you.
Goulburn Valley Fly Fishing Centre
Your one-stop fly fishing service – providing beginner lessons, guided fishing and drift boat fishing
Ocean Grove Fishing Charters
Ocean Grove Fishing Charters is a locally owned and run business with the skipper Jarrod Quinn having fished the area for over 25 years. They are set up to cater for the complete novice to the experienced fisherman. Their 28 foot oceaneer vessel is capable of launching from various locations on the Bellarine Peninsula depending on the quality of the weather and where the fish are biting. Only using the best equipment and tackle they are committed to set out to catch you the fish of a lifetime.
Wilderness Fly Fishing
Wilderness fly fishing specialises in guided fly fishing on the rivers and lakes close to Melbourne. They offer single or multi-day trips that can be tailored to suit beginners through to advanced techniques for more experienced anglers. Their highly skilled guides are passionate about sharing their craft in a relaxed and fun environment, ensuring a great day out on the water.
For those seeking adventure further afield, they also offer trips to the Snowy Mountains, New Zealand and remote islands of the Pacific.
CrossCountry Fishing Charters
CrossCountry Fishing Charters operate charters all year round along the South West coast of Victoria. The awesome crew will ensure you are well looked after throughout the day, also cleaning and bagging your fish at the end of your trip.
Reeltime Fishing Charters
Seasonally running two vessels in Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay Targeting Snapper/King George Whiting/Squid, Western Port Bay’s Gummy Shark’s and the Southern Ocean of Portland and it’s Blue Fin Tuna. Matt Cini prides himself on his hands-on approach to the business. Reel Time is regularly featured in fishing publications around the country and Matt Cini has appeared on many T.V shows such as Fishin’ Trip, You Fish, Hooked with Dave Butfield, IFish, River to Reef, Adventure Bound, Top Gear, Postcards and Rove.
Gawaine Blake Profishional
Gawaine Blake also operates independently as a professional fishing guide. Gawaine’s Profishinal Fishing Services can join you on your boat or have your group join him on his Southern Eagle 9 metre Powercat. This small group experience enables a highly personalised charter and the opportunity to catch more fish than is possible with more people on a larger vessel.
Gone Fishing Charters
Gone Fishing Charters offers fishing charters in Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait and our charters depart from Queenscliff or Portsea, making it ideal for anyone in Melbourne and Geelong. Fishing trips are available as shared or private charters and range for 5 to 8 hours. They are ideal for beginners to experienced fishers and make an idea gift.
Sharkmen Fishing Charters runs two custom-designed fishing charter vessels with a team of passionate, committed, fully qualified and highly trained staff.
Adamas Fishing Charters
Skippers Rodney Lawn and Peter Smallwood have fished Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait for the last 30 years. Working from Queenscliff and Portland marinas, both have a proven track record.
Queenscliff Fishing Charters
Queenscliff Fishing Charters and Scenic Tours offer Bay Fishing Charters from Queenscliff. They also offer Fishing Clinics from Queenscliff, and a range of educational and Scenic Tours. Queenscliff Fishing Charters also operate Offshore Sportsfishing Charters from BOTH Queenscliff and Sorrento.
Joe Farr Fishing Charters
Ocean and Bay Fishing Charters, Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait. Whiting fishing, Snapper fishing, Calamari/Squid fishing, Flathead fishing and more. Joe Farr Fishing Charters is a specialty small group and family orientated fishing charter.