Big Game Fishing Tours & Liveaboard Charters in Phuket, Thailand

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Phuket Budget Fishing Trips

'Mena 2' 'Mena 3' 'Mena 5'

Racha Islands, Koh Rock, The Pinnacles & the Drop Off
How Much?
12,000 THB
(boat / day)
How Many?
Up to 14 people (5 or 6 fishing)
Over 8 people = 2000 THB extra

The Captain Says

Fish on the way out - "party", "snorkel", "eat, drink and be merry" - and fish on the way home

These typical Thai big game trollers are probably the best value for money fishing in the world. A whole days fishing for only 12,000 Baht including lunch and soft drinks.

  • Great value for money
  • Crew with unsurpassed local knowledge
  • Flexible trips - fishing /swimming etc.

Each boat usually carries 4 multiple trawls and 2 outriggers. Only once in my history on these boats, six years, have I failed to catch anything and a normal days fishing is usually around 20 fish with over 40 being my biggest catch.

Expect to catch a variety of tuna and if the outriggers go off, watch out, there’s big stuff about. We recommend fishing parties of no more than 6 but the boats will easily handle twice that number of passengers.

Lunch - a typical lunch is chicken & fried rice, fresh tuna we catch ourselves and fresh fruit
Soft drinks & chilling facilities
Not Included
Hotel pick-up & return service, although all hotels will organize a taxi for you & there is a taxi rank at Chalong Pier
Not Included
TIPPING - there are normally two Thai crew per boat and it is customary to leave a tip
Please note

All our trips require a 50% payment in advance, the balance to be paid on the day