ABOUT OCEAN LIFE CHARTERS

OCEAN LIFE CHARTERS

Make the best of your next fishing trip in Cape Town with Ocean Life Charters! Our owner-operated charters will take you to the true meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian oceans, allowing you to explore some of the best fishing waters in South Africa. Get ready for a fun and action-packed adventure full of excitement and memories you’ll remember forever.

CAPE TOWN FISHING CHARTERS

FISHING CHARTERS

Offshore

Head out past Cape Point to world class Tuna grounds targeting massive Yellowfin Tuna and other species, with the chance of catching Yellowtail Kingfish en-route.

Inshore

You can target a variety of inshore species like Yellowtail, Cape Snoek, and Bonito around Cape Point and Seal Island. Further along to Swartklip you can target Redfish, Reef Fish, Kob, Yellowtail, Cape Salmon and Elf/ Bluefish.

Squid Fishing Charter Cape Town

Squid & Reef Fishing

We will remain in Simonstown to Kalk Bay to catch squid and potential Red and Reef fish. A Braai/Barbeque can be arranged upon request.

CHARTERS

THE EXPERIENCE

Ocean Life Charters provides the perfect charter experience for anglers of all skill levels. Whether you’re looking for an inshore or offshore adventure, we’ve got you covered! Our experienced crew will take you to some of the best spots to catch inshore game fish like Yellowtail, Snoek and Bonitos as well as a variety of reef fish, and offshore species including Yellowfin Tuna, Long-fin Tuna, Big-eye Tuna, and Dorado. We also provide all of the necessary tackle and bait to ensure you have a successful and enjoyable day out on the water.

Cape Town Fishing Charters

CHARTERS

THE EXPERIENCE

Ocean Life Charters provides the perfect charter experience for anglers of all skill levels. Whether you’re looking for an inshore or offshore adventure, we’ve got you covered! Our experienced crew will take you to some of the best spots to catch inshore game fish like Yellowtail, Snoek and Bonitos as well as a variety of reef fish, and offshore species including Yellowfin Tuna, Long-fin Tuna, Big-eye Tuna, and Dorado. We also provide all of the necessary tackle and bait to ensure you have a successful and enjoyable day out on the water.

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THE EXPERIENCE

FISHING

At Ocean Life Charters, we take pride in protecting the ocean and providing an unforgettable experience out on the beautiful waters off Cape Town. We strive to make our trips a sustainable and educational experience that engages and delights the diverse life the ocean has to offer. Our team of experienced skipper and crew are passionate about adventuring into the depths of the ocean and we provide you with the opportunity to tag and release fish with the South African Oceanographic Research Institute if you decide not to keep your catch. Come along and explore the amazing and wild world on the open ocean.

Cape Town Fishing Charters
THE EXPERIENCE

FISHING

At Ocean Life Charters, we take pride in protecting the ocean and providing an unforgettable experience out on the beautiful waters off Cape Town. We strive to make our trips a sustainable and educational experience that engages and delights the diverse life the ocean has to offer. Our team of experienced skipper and crew are passionate about adventuring into the depths of the ocean and we provide you with the opportunity to tag and release fish with the South African Oceanographic Research Institute if you decide not to keep your catch. Come along and explore the amazing and wild world on the open ocean.

Cape Town Fishing Charters

OUR BOAT

Experience the ultimate in angling adventures aboard our charter vessel, the highly capable 2017 Model 28ft Carry Cat! Equipped with twin 130 HP Yamaha Outboard Engines and navigated by Garmin navigation and fish finding sonar electronics, let us take you straight to the fish!

Cape Town Fishing Charters
Cape Town Fishing Charters
CLIENTS

CLIENT REVIEWS

  • star rating  Did the Hemingway last weekend, something I have always wanted to do, put on my Aran jersey for the occasion, to go fishing for tuna, 8 nautical miles off Cape... read more

    Joel_Krige
    22 March 2023

    star rating  Denizens of the Deep - Had two trips with Donovan off Cape Point. Landed five yellow fin tuna on the Thursday & one on the Saturday. The Saturday fish was especially as it was landed... read more

    Lumberate
    15 March 2023

    star rating  Fishing for family and friends from the UK - Donovan took friends and family from the UK fishing for snoek in Cape Town. We left from Simons Town yacht habour with Donovan already there when we arrived early. The... read more

    Scenic07384736508
    10 November 2022

    star rating  Fishing trip - While on holiday in Cape Town, our party of 4 people went out with Donovan, the owner of ocean life charters. It was a magical day fishing for snoek just... read more

    Q3731QKstephenn
    9 November 2022
  • star rating  What an AMAZING experience! - Donavan and Ryan are top notch and very professional! Had a great time an caught plenty of fish! Will definately book another charter with these guys

    226matta
    4 July 2022

    star rating  Awesome ocean charter - Very professional outfit , owner run with unbelievable experience and knowledge of the sea, very accommodating
    Will do all possible to make your day at sea memorable

    Safari11208402835
    2 May 2022

    star rating  Four of us had the pleasure of spending the morning with Don and Ryan on our recent holiday to Cape Town. Only one of us had any fishing experience but... read more

    Caroline S
    3 April 2022

    star rating  Happy days and Screaming Reels - On the recommendation of a Skipper I have fished wit for many years I had two day trips with Donovan and his brother Ryan and they most certainly did not... read more

    BRASEngland
    14 February 2022
  • star rating  Had Amazing Days Fishing - Had a fantastic days fishing with Donovon and his Brother Ryan we caught so many Bonito,longfin tuna,and yellow tail i had backache! the guys were great fun very professional and... read more

    christianC8664BU
    25 November 2019

    star rating  Just a great day - We had an incredible days fishing with Donavan and his brother Ryan. We started inshore and caught a few Yellowtails then went on the catch some bottom fish as the... read more

    Dcrose99
    21 November 2019

    star rating  Ocen Life Charters Fishing trip. - I booked a trip with two colleagues on Ocean Lift Charters. Donavan was very accommodating and also advised on the best weather days to do the trip. From the word... read more

    jacokotze01
    13 May 2019

    star rating  Great day of tuna fishing! - Donovan and Roy took myself and my two teenage boys offshore fishing for tuna. They were informative, experiencef and great guides - they also stayed out beyond the allocated... read more

    gdirwin
    29 March 2019
  • star rating  Really enjoyed my fishing session with Donavan.
    Donavan was a fantastic instructor, taking the time to talk me through the basics. He was very patient and was able to explain... read more

    Nessim F
    4 February 2019

    star rating  Holiday fishing trip - We had a brilliant day out on the water with Don and his father in law. They showed us all the views and everything we could possibly have wanted to... read more

    chloealiceg
    21 November 2018

    star rating  great day fishing on the la nina! - a amazing day fishing the inshore reefs of false bay, we caught a huge variety of fish and had an all round great day on the water! Donovan is... read more

    martijnschouten2018
    27 April 2018

    star rating  Fishing Charter  - We had a brilliant time with Donovan fishing around Simonstown and False Bay. He went out of his way to educate and ensure we had a great experience.
    Donovan... read more

    LukeCHarris
    12 April 2018
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