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CY Fishing Charters

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Albany Island, Queensland, Australia
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Good Times!

A Group of 5 from Sydney embarked on their inaugural annual fishing expedition and upon reflection... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
SimonS007
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Sydney, Australia
Winner winner ....fish for dinner

Well I' v had some good fishing trips in my life and this one is right up there with the best.I... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
SydneyRossco
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sydney
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Just a boat ride from Bamaga, the beautiful Albany Island, also known locally as Pabaju Island, is home to CY Fishing Charters, located on the eastern side of Cape York, approximately 6km south of the "Tip". The unique base of Albany Island provides the opportunity to share an extensive variety of fishing: off the island, around the reefs, fresh-water and into the deep waters of the Coral Sea. At CY we know you will have one of the best fishing experiences of your life-time! A variety of packages is available: fishing charters, private island overnight experience, boat tours, etc. Join us for the ultimate fishing and Cape adventure!
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“horn island” (3 reviews)
“coral trout” (3 reviews)
“great trip” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Albany Island, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

A Group of 5 from Sydney embarked on their inaugural annual fishing expedition and upon reflection are in unison in concluding that the Albany Island CY Fishing Charter Experience is a once in a lifetime experience that is going to be very difficult to top...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Well I' v had some good fishing trips in my life and this one is right up there with the best.I cant thank the team enough for going beyond expectations in providing a great trip for our group. The accommodation is good basic air conditioned...More

1  Thank SydneyRossco
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I was one of the main organisers for the below mentioned 11 guys (see Murray B, Grant P, Casino 2470). I will not waste time re-hashing the accurate and glowing reviews by my friends merely to say out of the 10 or so fishing trips...More

1  Thank Janelle C
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Fishing, Excellent! Accommodation and surrounds,Excellent! Food Excellent! Fishing Gear and boats, Excellent! Skippers and fishing guides Excellent. We were in a group of 11, read Murray B and Grant P reviews they sum it all up, A big thanks to Hamish and Celine. Bat and...More

1  Thank Casino2470
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We found out our boat was broken down a few days before leaving Sydney. * The back up boat had no working sounder * Everyone was completely drenched as there was a window missing and no clears on the boat. * They transferred us to...More

Thank Jonathon O
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Just returned from a week on Albany and I can not speak highly enough of the professionalism of Hamish and his team. Although the accommodation is basic it is comfortable and clean. The equipment they use is first rate and despite the fact you are...More

2  Thank Murray B
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Did I say remote?This lodge is on the Eastern side of the tip of Australia, and I mean the very top.A short chopper ride from Horn Island to a pristine beach and Fishing lodge.Waters surrounding are filled with sharks and Crocs (and you see them)....More

2  Thank Grant P
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I did write a review yesterday but somehow it was deleted. Anyway I'll rewrite it by starting with the Fishing. It was very poor. The boat we were fishing on had no sounder and an inexperienced deckhand. ALSO THE WINDOW WAS SMASHED AND THERE WERE...More

2  Thank Marcello B
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We are crazy fisherman and have been on a several remote fishing experiences around Australia. This is the very best trip we have ever done. Kudos to Hamish & Crew. Nothing was too much trouble and the fishing was amazing...Location 10/10, Food 10/10 thanks Seline!,...More

Thank Claw055
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

David your host has set up Albany Island to be a great escape! An old Pearl Lease on Albany Island that had been abandoned years ago is being brought back to life with a new use of Game Fishing in around the reefs! Hamish and...More

1  Thank Smcc8114
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