Freedom Charters - Eden

Freedom Charters

Freedom Charters offer a range of charters to suit everybody including reef, game, and kingfishing, whale watching, birdwatching and marine wildlife tours.

Freedom Charters have a friendly and experienced crew and all modern conveniences on board. Licensed to carry 12 passengers and two crew, they provide a very personal and informative service. On all of their charters a homemade morning tea of warm muffins and tea and coffee is provided.

Bookings are essential.

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Game Fishing

Come aboard and experience the thrill of a lifetime chasing the mighty Marlin, Yellow Fin Tuna, Broadbill and Sharks. The game fishing season starts in January and runs through till the end of June. Trolling lures and live baiting and cubing for tuna.
Start Location Eden
Duration Full Day and Half Day or Less
Price $220.00 - $1500.00 Per person AUD220. Full day charter AUD1,500.

Bird Watching

Experience the many and varied species of birds sighted on their pelagic trips out and around Eden, to as far as the continental shelf, on board 'Connemara' the only vessel on the South Coast to cater for the enthusiastic bird watchers. Among the species sighted are the Great-Winged Petrel, Shearwater, Albatross, Pomarine Jaegers, Arctic Jaegers, Black-faced Cormorants and many more.
Start Location Eden
Duration Full Day
Price $1300.00 - $1300.00 Full day charter hire AUD1,300.

Marine Wildlife Tours

Join Freedom Charters on a Marine Wildlife Tour and see dolphins, seals, sea eagles, pelicans, fairy penguins and humpback whales (in season). Taking a maximum of only 12 people on each tour, you are guaranteed excellent viewing of all marine life from all aspects of the boat, including foredeck and flybridge. Great for photography and no jostling for a view.
Start Location Eden
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $350.00 - $350.00 For groups up to 12 people. Check operator for prices.

Reef Fishing

Welcome to Snapper country, reef fishing at its best. With good numbers of Snapper caught on almost every trip, along with Morwong, Leather Jackets, Parrot Fish, Wrasse and the ever popular Flathead. Eden fishes well all year round on the inshore reefs with wide reef trips also available during February, March and April, chasing Tasmanian Trumpeter, Morwong, Ocean Perch and Shark.
Start Location Eden
Duration Full Day and Half Day or Less
Price $90.00 - $1250.00 Per person, AUD90 per Child under 16 years, AUD120 per Adult. Half day charter AUD850. Full day charter AUD1,250.

Whale Watching

Freedom Charters offer whale watching daily from September to the end of November. Tours commence at 8.30am and are between three to 3.5 hours in duration. All trips include homemade pastries and refreshments and free entry to the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre. There is a maximum of 12 passengers on each trip making for an intimate and informative tour with their friendly and experienced crew. Bookings are essential.
Start Location Eden
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $60.00 - $75.00 Per person, AUD60 per Child (under 16 years), AUD75 per Adult. AUD225 per Family (two adults and two children).