We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Paradise Sport Fishing Adventures

Features Animals
1 Spence St | B Finger Wharf, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Really good fishing trip

This was my very first fishing experience. John spent a lot of time with my 7 years old daughter... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lawrence L
via mobile
Fishing and Beyond!

John is an excellent fishing guide who incorporates the local wildlife experiences into the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
harrylaron
,
Atlanta, Georgia
Read all 176 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good8%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thanks john”(20 reviews)
“live bait”(34 reviews)
“great morning”(27 reviews)
About
Sport fishing tour specialising in Live Bait Fishing!
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
1 Spence St | B Finger Wharf, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Write a ReviewReviews (176)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"thanks john"
in 20 reviews
"live bait"
in 34 reviews
"great morning"
in 27 reviews
"barramundi"
in 16 reviews
"caught fish"
in 13 reviews
"salt house"
in 7 reviews
"mangrove jack"
in 7 reviews
"queen fish"
in 6 reviews
"trinity inlet"
in 9 reviews
"cast net"
in 4 reviews
"morning session"
in 3 reviews
"enjoyable morning"
in 3 reviews
"big barra"
in 2 reviews
"john provided"
in 2 reviews
"decent fish"
in 2 reviews
"trophy fish"
in 2 reviews
"caught plenty"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my very first fishing experience. John spent a lot of time with my 7 years old daughter, my wife and I. John had the 3-4 hour trip planned really well. We even caught two fish.

Thank Lawrence L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

John is an excellent fishing guide who incorporates the local wildlife experiences into the charter. Not only did he point out a crocodile sunning itself, he called in a White Bellied Sea Eagle that swooped down and snatched a small Giant Grevally from the surface...More

Thank harrylaron
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

From the moment that our skipper John threw his bait net and dragged up a tonne of live bait we knew we were on it! John took us to 3 different locations, each of which produced a wonderful mix of eating fish, sport fish and...More

Thank Treekah M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Daniel from Paradise Sportfishing took us Family of four on a great fishing adventure on the inlet in Cairns. The fishing was fantastic and his service even better. He went above and beyond and even got our catch cooked up for us at North restaurant....More

1  Thank Carsten214_2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

John was super professional. Hes super observant and also with 18 years of experience! We got 8 fishes today n keep 4 big ones. Best time in Cairns! This tour is highly recommended!

Thank Renee W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Thank you John for the great morning fishing! The rain did not stop us having a great time on John's boat and we have some nice catches.

Thank Petre S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

It was a nice way to start the day. John found a heap of bait fish and we were of to the first of three spots. We caught a wide variety of fish, fed an eagle, and took home a keeper for dinner. Highly recommended...More

Thank Arty S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 February 2018

It was a rainy day and the weather bureau announced a cyclone. Still, John didn't cancel the trip and met with us in the morning ready to take us fishing in the inlet. He did that despite my friend Peter and I being the only...More

1  Thank Marius D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 February 2018

John was awesome, The boat had 8 of us and half of us caught fish, according to John that was a slow day, but in my mind I thought we all did pretty good. One of the highlights was catching a 4 lb Queen fish...More

Thank John R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Great time on the boat with John amazing host and very knowledgeable, caught 11 species of fish overall.. he also gave us a tip to take the GT and finger Mark we caught to take to the salthouse.. couldn't of asked for a better time.....More

Thank Sam B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 63 hotels in Cairns
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns
2,771 reviews
.03 miles away
Hilton Cairns
2,442 reviews
.19 miles away
Pacific Hotel Cairns
689 reviews
.19 miles away
Mantra Esplanade Cairns
1,823 reviews
.22 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Prawn Star
570 reviews
.08 miles away
Tha Fish
1,099 reviews
.04 miles away
Waterbar & Grill Steakhouse
1,383 reviews
.02 miles away
Piato
138 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Green Island
1,922 reviews
.13 miles away
ZOO TO YOU HQ - Discovery Centre
10 reviews
.09 miles away
Kuranda & Cairns Sightseeing Tour
134 reviews
.12 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
336robynd
2 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from silverlinecairns | Property representative |
Hi Ya Robyn The max comfortable number is 8 passengers. Yes we're happy to clean and ice and bag your catch. Then you can either take it to the Salthouse Restaurant or you can cook it yourself. April is a great month for... More
0
Votes
barry s
13 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Dave O | Reviewed this property |
I have bought fish from Cairns to Melb before. Clean the fish and wrap well. put in a freezer and freeze and then wrap in newspaper in your suit case. not as nice as fresh but ok just the same
0
Votes
Maurie1948
18 May 2015|
Answer
Response from silverlinecairns | Property representative |
I will be away on canada salmon fishing from June 7 to 21 Before or after would be great to have you come fishing. 95.00 per person half day 180 .00 full day All bait and tackle included Cheers John H Paradise Sportfishing... More
1
Vote
;