An unforgettable Fly fishing experience


We access the most remote locations of the Cape York Peninsula, accessible only by mothership in comfort, style and security for a multitude of light tackle sport and fly species. Weipa is the gateway to the Western Cape, Cape York. This area is renowned for its Fly Fishing offering long extensive flats and beaches allowing you to sight cast to that fish of a lifetime.  We have experienced Fly guides ready to put you onto that prize Permit or add to your species list.

Eclipse FNQ Charters have been servicing their repeat and growing client base on week long trips to the remote rivers of western Cape York in tropical far north Queensland Australia. Join onto one of our exclusive Saltwater Flyfishing charters casting to sighted fish of numerous species is the draw card for many but far from all the area has to offer. Be offshore casting to schools of crashing pelagics, Some exploring the many rivers and inshore flats or casting amongst mangrove shorelines and shallow areas catching Barramundi, Threadfin Salmon, Mangrove Jack etc

Cape York boasts a huge range of fly rod target species, from the iconic Barramundi to Permit, Threadfin Salmon, Golden Trevally, Longtail Tuna, Mackeral, Queenfish and many more, often the species count is well in excess of 30 species for a trip.

All our guides are very professional, experienced with fly and leaders in their field.

So whether you are an accomplished flats angler chasing your next target species or someone in search of your first fish on a fly rod join Eclipse FNQ Charters for your next flyfishing expedition. We have the guides, the experience and the location to put you in a position to achieve your goals.

You’ll be fishing with a team who is professional, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and understanding. 

Target species

King Salmon (Threadfin)
Giant Herring
Mangrove Jack
Blue Salmon


Northern Bluefin Tuna (longtail)
Spanish Mackeral
Giant Trevally
Golden Trevally

Bluebone (Tuskfish)

There are over 50 species…the list goes on!




  • Air Conditioned ground transfers from Weipa airport to Eclipse Mothership
  • Air conditioned comfortable living facilities onboard luxury vessel Eclipse – quality bed linen provided, towels provided and some toiletries are provided (shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, hand wash)
  • Freshly prepared meals and snacks by onboard chef – dietary requirements are catered for upon request
  • Experienced professional fishing guides and custom built tenders provided by Weipa Sport Fishing.
  • All non-alcoholic refreshments including Tea, Pod style Coffee, soft drinks, juice, water and electrolytes.
  • All fishing tackle can be supplied on a replace if lost or damaged basis
  • 5 days fishing/6 nights accommodation, depending on numbers of days arranged

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