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Discovery Fishing Charters

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Muriel Henchman Drive, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Unfortunately, the previous negative reviews are an accurate summary of this charter... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Aspley4034
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Brisbane, Australia
Complete set of amateurs with no interest in the customer

Today's trip with Discovery Fishing Charters was supposed to be a treat from my daughter. They made... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
David L
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Hong Kong, China
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The best fishing charter on the gold coast, for full or half day fishing tours, calm water or offshore to catch the big ones, Discovery Fishing Charters provides you with all your fishing equipment the best rods and reels, with the most experienced crew that know every spot worth fishing in local waters around the Gold Coast.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average4%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible30%
4 Jan 2018
“Average”
14 Oct 2017
“Complete set of amateurs with no interest in the customer”
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Muriel Henchman Drive, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Unfortunately, the previous negative reviews are an accurate summary of this charter. Uninterested, unhelpful crew. No fish - although I accept this is somewhat outside their control. All crew members smoked and were unenthusiastic. We spent time untangling when they could have helped. At least...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Today's trip with Discovery Fishing Charters was supposed to be a treat from my daughter. They made big things about being there are 0550 in the emails and texts prior to today and then were late arriving to pick us up (only by 15 minutes,...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Where do I start.... 1. The crew were so unenthusiastic - No introduction, unhappy, very little tuition for people that didn't really know what they were doing. 2. Dated worn out gear - I understand that the gear cops a hiding being used day in...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Average to say the best . Crew OK but didn't feel they made any real effort. Fishing gear not good enough in my opinion; all a bit rough and looked like the traces had caught a lot of fish and twisted around main line ....More

2  Thank Jack B
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

As inexperienced fishers we were a little scared but rest assured the boys at discovery fishing taught us how to fish Upon our newly gained skills there were plenty of fish caught :) our days are made and we'll be back. Ash

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

With crappy weather that didn't stop these guys doing what they do best and that's putting us on the fish I will be back

Thank Jason C
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Just wanted to say a HUGE thank you to Phil and Dylan for an amazing day on the water. Phil did an outstanding job locating the fish and Dylan went above and beyond ensuring we had everything we needed to catch them. Catching 9 fish...More

Thank Ashleigh-Llandles12
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Just a greate day all round. Good help with the kids. Will be back next time. the fishing was good. and the crew know what that were doing. felt safe with the crew even the weater was ok.

1  Thank trucky127
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

My partner booked this on our trip to the Gold Coast. I was going to stay in the apartment as I'd never fished before and at $130 each I though it was expensive if I went along for the boat trip and didnt fish. We...More

Thank Rach C
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

Embarrassing!! Ours and another company booked the whole boat for a half day charter in the last week. After expressing that we were local and had fished the gold coast for years, we were told that its not like the other charters as all they...More

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