“ Absolutely brilliant charter! Mark went right out of his way to find us the fish! Accommodation was 10/10 very spacious and comfy!. ” - Andrew
“ Top notch charter here, the fishing was excellent with a big variety of fish caught. The crew work hard to keep the action constant. Excellent work guys. Can't wait to go again. ” - Matthew
“ Four years in a row I have been out with these guys and they have never failed to deliver. Best charter in SA for tuna and mixed bags. ” - Rowan
Reef Encounters Fishing Charters is a multi-award winning SA fishing charter which has been operating from Marion Bay and Pondalowie Bay on the lower Yorke Peninsula since 1998 and is the longest operating full time fishing charter in Marion Bay. Reef Encounters Fishing Charters is recognised as one of the foremost and leading fishing charter services in South Australia.
Mark Wynbergen started the fishing charter business in 1998 and has owned and operated it since with over 20 years' experience operating a fishing charter off Marion Bay, Mark prides himself on a professionally operated experience.
Reef Encounters operate in some of the best South Australian deep sea fishing hot spots and will take you on a fishing tour with destinations that include Wedge Island, Kangaroo Island, Althorpe Island, Investigator Strait, Neptune Island, Thistle Island and beyond.
The daily catch may consist of Snapper, Nannygai, Bluefin Tuna, King George Whiting, Sharks, Morwong, Groper, Samson, Trevally, Harlequin, Kingfish plus more.
Charter options include Deep Sea Day Fishing Charters, Deep Sea Tuna and Long Range Fishing Charters and Overnight Liveaboard charters.
Group accommodation is available with each fishing charter, the accommodation is located in Marion Bay with extra nights available to rent subject to availability. Please see the accommodation page for more information.
Corporate groups are welcome to come and experience an offshore fishing tour as part of a corporate retreat or corporate team building activity with many other land based activities available locally.
The "Vixen" is a 45 foot Harriscraft customised long range charter vessel which has a custom fit-out, enclosed toilet, galley and ample shade and seating for all people on board.