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)



Prepare for an unparalleled adventure on the waters of Cape Town with Fish Tales II, a purpose-built 33-foot fishing vessel meticulously crafted by Carry Cat Marine. Drawing upon our wealth of experience from previous charters, we’ve meticulously assembled Fish Tales II to offer the epitome of comfort, functionality, and excitement for our guests. Virtually every aspect of her design has been customized to ensure an unrivaled charter experience.

In collaboration with Raymarine and Carry Cat Marine, we’ve spared no effort in creating a fishing platform that perfectly suits the demands of Cape Town’s waters. Fish Tales II boasts a spacious cabin with ample seating and a sleeping bunk, providing both comfort and convenience for extended excursions. With an extra-large insulated fishbox doubling as additional seating, high gunwales for added safety, and state-of-the-art Raymarine electronics, including radar and thermal imaging capabilities, Fish Tales II is primed to deliver a seamless fishing experience from sunrise to sunset.

The layout of Fish Tales II has been carefully optimized to enhance functionality and comfort, featuring a walk-around cabin and cockpit, skipper and co-pilot seats, and plentiful rod holders for the avid angler. Inside the cabin and throughout the cockpit, guests will find ample seating designed for relaxation and enjoyment during the journey.

Equipped with a comprehensive suite of Raymarine electronics, including the Axiom XL and Axiom Pro displays, 3D Chirp transducer, RVX1000 clear pulse chirp sonar, Quantum radar, EVO autopilot, and AIS collision avoidance system, Fish Tales II ensures precision navigation and fish-finding capabilities unmatched by any other vessel in its class.

Safety is paramount aboard Fish Tales II, with all required safety gear meticulously maintained and easily accessible. Ship-to-shore communication, GPS location beacons, and emergency AIS beacons provide peace of mind for both crew and guests alike, ensuring a safe and secure voyage every time.

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


Devocean is our newest addition to the Fish Tales Charter fleet. Crafted for the ultimate fishing experience, Devocean stands proud as a 28-foot full walkaround Gecat, meticulously designed and tailored to navigate the Cape Waters with unparalleled ease and finesse.

Powered by the formidable force of 2 x 200 Suzuki motors, Devocean ensures swift and smooth passage across the waters, promising thrilling escapades for fishing enthusiasts and adventurers alike. Equipped with advanced technology, including SIMRAD chart plotter, echo sounder, and radar systems, every expedition aboard Devocean is marked by precision and safety, guaranteeing an unforgettable journey every time.


One of Devocean’s standout features is its thoughtful inclusion of a toilet onboard, ensuring utmost comfort during extended excursions. Whether you’re angling for the catch of the day or simply soaking in the breathtaking vistas of the Cape Waters, Devocean provides the perfect platform for your maritime escapades.

Custom-built to exacting specifications, Devocean epitomizes our commitment to delivering unparalleled experiences to our valued guests. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a first-time adventurer, Devocean invites you to discover the thrill of the open sea and create lasting memories against the stunning backdrop of South Africa’s coastline.

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