Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure on the open waters?

Look no further than Fish Tales Charters, the premier fishing charter company in Cape Town. Prepare to embark on an exhilarating fishing journey where you can reel in the catch of a lifetime!

Explore the Abundant Waters: Set sail from the picturesque harbor of Hout Bay, nestled against the stunning backdrop of the iconic Table Mountain. Our experienced captains and crew will guide you to the most fruitful fishing spots, ensuring a bountiful and exciting expedition.

State-of-the-Art Fishing Vessel: Step aboard our 33Ft twin hull vessel named Fish Tales II. She is equipped with state-of-the-art Raymarine electronics, an onboard toilet, and plenty of comfortable seating. Our boat is meticulously maintained and designed for your comfort and enjoyment, offering a smooth and stable ride.

The coastal waters off Cape Point attract a large number of Yellowfin Tuna, reaching sizes in excess of 100kg. We do not only target Yellowfin Tuna, we specialise in catching them in all facets: Baiting, Popping, Jigging & Spearfishing. Other species of tuna like Bigeye Tuna, Southern Bluefin Tuna & Albacore also frequent our waters. The world record Bigeye Tuna was shot of Fish Tales in 2017.

Whether you’re planning a group outing with friends or family or a corporate event, we have customized packages to suit your needs. From half-day trips to overnight excursions, we can offer a fishing experience that will exceed your expectations.

At Fish Tales Charters, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service. Our friendly and knowledgeable crew will be there every step of the way, ensuring your comfort, safety, and enjoyment throughout the trip. We even clean and package a portion of the catches to take home or enjoy at a local restaurant.


-Raymarine names Fish Tales Charters as their official South Africa Ambassador – 2018
-Justin van der Walt is receives SADSAA skipper colours – 2017
-World record Bigeye Tuna spearfished from Fish Tales – Skipper Mark Manchip – April 2017
-2nd Top Skipper in the 48th International Tuna Invitational 2016 – Justin van der Walt
-2nd Top boat in the 48th International Tuna Invitational 2016 – Team Fish Tales (Skippered by Justin van der Walt)
-2nd Top skipper in the SADSAA Tuna Nationals 2016 – Justin van der Walt
-3rd Top boat in the 45th Tuna Invitational 2013 – Team Fish Tales (skippered by Justin van der Walt)


Yellowfin Tuna and Yellowtail Kingfish Fanatics

Justin Van Der Walt AKA One-Armed Bandit

Skipper of Fish Tales II
*Biggest Yellowfin Tuna caught – 104KG
*Prefers site casting & jigging
*15 years seagoing experience
>SADSAA Skipper Colours
>Raymarine Ambassador
>2nd Top Skipper in the 48th International Tuna Invitational 2016
>2nd Top boat in the 48th International Tuna Invitational 2016
>2nd Top skipper in the SADSAA Tuna Nationals 2016
>3rd Top boat in the 45th Tuna Invitational 2013

Johann Kruger AKA Tap-Tap-Go

Skipper of Fish Tales II
*Biggest Yellowfin Tuna caught – 99.4KG
*Prefers site casting & jigging
*20 years seagoing experience
*Naval Officer 8 Years
*Ship Captain – Oil & Gas 12 Years
>CBSC Heaviest Tuna for the season 2017
>2nd Top boat ABC Tuna Derby 2014
*Globe Trotter Fishing in New Zealand, Ascension, St Helena, France, Argentina, Brazil, Mozambique, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Angola.


Fish Tales II is a purpose-built 33FT fishing vessel by Carry Cat Marine.
We took all our experiences from our previous smaller vessel and put together the ultimate charter vessel. Almost everything in her layout is custom.
With the help of Raymarine and Carry Cat Marine we wanted to give our clients a comfortable fishing platform, able to handle our Cape Town waters & we have done just that.
She boasts a large cabin with ample seating & a sleeping bunk. Extra large fish box with more seating. High gunwales. State of the art Raymarine electronics to put us on the fish & get us back home safe. Even after the sun goes down she has has a Raymarine Radar & Flir Thermal camera.

Walk-around cabin & cockpit
EXTRA Large Insulated fishbox with seats
Skipper & co-pilot seats
Ample comfortable Seating inside cabin & cockpit
Custom cabin & dash layout
50+ Rod holders
Deck wash

24″ Raymarine Axiom XL & 12″ Axiom Pro
Raymarine 3D Chirp transducer
Raymarine RVX1000 clear pulse chirp sonar
3 KW Raymarine Transducer
Raymarine 24NM Quantum RADAR
Raymarine EVO Autopilot
Raymarine AIS collision avoidance
Ship to shore communication
Raymarine VHF Radio
Flir Thermal Camera
Raymarine Cam220 Deck cam

All required safety gear are kept on board.
Ship to shore communication
Fast Find GPS location beacon
AIS emergency location beacon

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