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Hooked On Africa Fishing Charters

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Address: Harbour Road | Hout Bay Harbour, Cape Town Central 7806, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 21 790 5332
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05:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Hooked On Africa Fishing Charters is a local fishing charter company based...

Hooked On Africa Fishing Charters is a local fishing charter company based fishing charter operates out of the ever popular Snoek fishing village of Hout Bay Harbour, Cape Town in South Africa. Hooked On Africa Fishing Charters, the leading Big Game Fishing Charter Company is located in one of the richest fishing grounds left in the world today. With a large selection of boats to charter, an array of different fishing equipment & tackle, we are the ultimate Fishing Charter Company in Cape Town. We also offer a variety of exciting boating excursions such as Eco Ocean Safari's, Cray Fishing, Pelagic Birding Trips. We are also frequently being called upon for boat hire for the use of filming of Documentaries, Celebrity Video & Photo Shoots & boat hire for major sailing events such as The Volvo Ocean Race. Fancy trying your luck at catching Yellowfin Tuna, Big Eye Tuna, Longfin Tuna, Yellowtail, Snoek, Mako Shark, Dorado, fishing off Cape Point or head out to do some deep sea fishing over 40 miles offshore? Contact us for availability & pricing. Price is dependant on Full or Half Day charters.

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Excellent Charter-Great Team Hooked on Africa

Sean and Chad are FANTASTIC! We have been out with Hooked on Africa 3 times and have caught at least one big yellow fin each time. We have also caught at least a few smaller tuna... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Paul B
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Sean and Chad are FANTASTIC! We have been out with Hooked on Africa 3 times and have caught at least one big yellow fin each time. We have also caught at least a few smaller tuna each time as well. Sean is absolutely passionate about getting tuna for his clients. He energetically encourages his patrons on the boat as they... More 

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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

First time tuna fishing, had an amazing with 69kg an 74 kg. and smaller ones our daughter was able to catch.

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Thank Teri M
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have done this trip about 4/5 times now and oh boy is it OFF THE HOOK! Whenever I feel like being out on the open waters doing what I enjoy MOST, Sean Amor @ Hooked on Africa never fails to deliver! The experience is ALWAYS 1st Class! And the Tuna Always Amazing! Thanks a mil for an experience of... More 

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Shaun and Chad gave us a great day of fishing! Fantastic experience that the 6 of us thoroughly enjoyed. Hadn't had much luck for most of the day until we were heading home and Shaun spotted a feeding frenzy - had the most exciting half an hour where we caught fish after fish after fish! Five yellow fin tunas and... More 

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Thank KatherineRevels
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Recently got back from an epic holiday in South Africa and all the lads agreed this was by FAR one of the best days we had! Our lines were in the water for less than a minute and we had 4 tuna on - it was unreal! And that was just the start of an epic day! Along with the... More 

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Thank Jack W
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

After a short drive from Capetown to Hout Bay we were met by Capt Sean. Not only was the boat ready but his mate was already there and they were ready to go. The boat is gorgeous. Has everything you need for a comfortable day on the water. Sean took us out and we had 2 yellowfin in the boat... More 

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Thank MikeC078
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Unbelievable fishing experience. From the moment the lines hit the water we were catching huge yellowfin tuna. We had 2 lines in the water and both of them had fish on the entire time. Ended up with 11 yellowfin in the boat after about 3 hours. Plus we saw a ton of whales, sharks, ocean sunfish, etc. Highly recommend a... More 

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Thank Doug P
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Went out with Sean and some mates yesterday. Still can't believe what happened 15 massive yellow fin in no time at all. I have just locked in bookings with Sean forever.... Big smiles.

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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I had an amazing day, like all the previous trips. Thank you to Sean for making this the best day ever catching tuna

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Thank Rina A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Can't write high enough praise for these guys (Skipper Sean and crew (Chad and Steve))... they worked so hard to not only find me a Yellowfin but to ensure I caught what is probably the biggest fish I'll ever catch (at least 60kg + a 30, 3 smaller ones, a Longfin and an unexpected but hugely welcome Dorado). Not many... More 

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