We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Blackout Sportfishing

Features Animals
9 Conch CL, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4057 6543
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Great day out and caught exactly what I wanted

Met Kerry bright and early and we headed down to Cairns to launch the boat. I had told him I was... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
DougofMelb
,
Melbourne, Australia
Single person exclusive charter - two full days

Met with the owner and skipper outside my accommodation in cairns and was straight away happy with... read more

Review collected in partnership with this attraction

Reviewed 30 April 2017
jutcole
,
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Read all 58 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The home of fishing charters in Far North Queensland. We offer various forms of fishing - Reef, Lure Casting, Light Game & Live Baiting, Make your trip to Cairns a memorable one and give yourself the best chance for a big catch. Blackout Sports fishing will cater for all your sports fishing needs, with years of experience and advice from our local fishing guide: Kerry Bailey. We have 2 options a regular reef fishing share charter $280 per person max 3 people or a private charter $800 max 2 people.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“coral trout” (6 reviews)
“kerry” (48 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
9 Conch CL, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
CONTACT
Website
+61 7 4057 6543
Write a ReviewReviews (58)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"coral trout"
in 6 reviews
"spanish mackerel"
in 4 reviews
"kerry"
in 48 reviews
"charter"
in 17 reviews
"nannygai"
in 4 reviews
"skipper"
in 4 reviews
"trevally"
in 3 reviews
"boat"
in 16 reviews
"reef"
in 13 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Met Kerry bright and early and we headed down to Cairns to launch the boat. I had told him I was after Spanish mackerel and coral trout to eat and some good action. On the first drop of the morning I was onto a good...More

Thank DougofMelb
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sherryl b, Owner at Blackout Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Thank you for your review appreciated

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Met with the owner and skipper outside my accommodation in cairns and was straight away happy with my choice for the next couple of days fishing. A very competent and knowledgeable skipper with very well equipt boat and good tackle. We weren't lucky enough to...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank jutcole
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sherryl b, Owner at Blackout Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for your kind review see you next time

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had the best day fishing with Kerry this week. Not only did we have an awesome time fishing..but Kerry went out of his way to show us some of the most beautiful and picturesque spots on the coast. Oh...the highlight of course was the...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank tom d
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sherryl b, Owner at Blackout Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thank you for your kind review it was great to have you aboard hope to see you again next year

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Yes Kerry will put you on the big ones. With years of experience behind him and a boat to match Kerry will keep you safe and give you the fishing trip of your life. Whether it's Barramundi, GTs, Spanish Mackerel, Red Emperor or Coral Trout...More

Thank robhall6
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sherryl b, Owner at Blackout Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

Hi Rob, thank you for your kind review lets hope this weather fines up to get you back on the water again

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My partner and I traveled to Trinity Beach and booked a 3 day charter with Blackout Fishing. From the very beginning we had a great experience with Sheryl regarding booking schedules, photos and videos etc. On the days with Kerry, he took us to spots...More

Thank Kashia1989
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sherryl b, Owner at Blackout Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Hey Kisha and Sev, so glad you had a great time fishing with us hope to see you back again soon thanks for the kind review cheers sherryl and kerry

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Was an ok trip,we weren't fussed with what we caught,but when asked if we had a choice what fish to catch and responded with a G.T. would be great but then not to even try to target them was disappointing. The for the next 3...More

Thank Kevin J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sherryl b, Owner at Blackout Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2016

thanks for your feedback kevin every charter we do we try our best to make our customers happy so they will come back to us next time , i also make notes of each charter to how the weather was ,what fish you catch ,...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I had two brilliant days fishing with Blackout Charters. Despite the extremely windy weather Kerry had plenty of sheltered marks to go to. Kerry and Sherryl kept in touch with me throughout the booking process. All of the fishing equipment was top good quality. The...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Ben P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sherryl b, Owner at Blackout Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Hey Ben , thank you so much for your kind review, yes the weather was pretty lousy good going with your g.t though cheers sherryl and Kerry

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Good equipment and local knowledge combined for a most enjoyable day....and big fish! Seems review needs to be at least 100 characters but what more needs to be said?

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank ianwN5522UA
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sherryl b, Owner at Blackout Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

thank so much for your kind review

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
A TripAdvisor Member
31
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic day out fishing with Kerry, he's a local fisherman with plenty of fishing knowledge. We all had a great day catching GT, Spanish Mackerel, Travelly and more. Thanks will be back again! 🐟 Highly recommend.🐟

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sherryl b, Owner at Blackout Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2016

thank you for your review

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Very very grateful of the effort kerrie put in to get us onto fish. Best charter we have been on. Will be recommending blackout to friends

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank smitmister_76er
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
sherryl b, Owner at Blackout Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2016

Thank you for your review see you next time

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 64 hotels in Cairns
Cairns City Sheridan
339 reviews
.79 km away
Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns
104 reviews
.79 km away
Mid City Luxury Suites
58 reviews
.81 km away
Coral Tree Inn
580 reviews
.87 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Northerner Steakhouse
6 reviews
.25 km away
Green Ant Cantina
318 reviews
.49 km away
Providore Amore
30 reviews
.63 km away
Spoons Cafe and Catering
43 reviews
.54 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kuranda Scenic Railway
1,790 reviews
.51 km away
Kuranda Scenic Railway
3,744 reviews
.51 km away
Munro Martin Parklands
47 reviews
.74 km away
Adventure North Australia Tours
305 reviews
.69 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Davina1312
3 February 2015|
Answer
Response from sherryl b | Property representative |
Hi Davina, yes we do pick up and drop off's from cairns to trinity beach cheers sherryl
0
Votes