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..the best trip I have ever been on, by all accounts… a trip of a lifetime! - Art & Susan, October 2013

Cairns Marlin Fishing: Giant Black Marlin

KEKOA is a 56 foot O’Brien Boat custom built for the Cairns marlin fishing season. She integrates luxury, quality and comfort to cater for all your individual charter experiences.

KEKOA offers packages at all prime light/heavy tackle destinations on the East Coast of Queensland including Giant Black Marlin Fishing off Cairns, Lizard Island & Cooktown as well as light tackle marlin fishing off Townsville.

Gulf Barra Fishing Tours

KEKOA also offer extended live-aboard barramundi fishing tours in the Gulf of Carpentaria during the annual run-off season.

Photo & Video

We hope you enjoy the marlin and barramundi action photos and video throughout our website. Every client who fishes with us takes home a disc of similar photos and video taken on their trip.

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Recent News & Fishing Reports

  1. Gulf of Carpentaria Barramundi Season 2014 – Townsville Lads

    I’ve been remiss with reports! Catching up! Cameron, Nick, Quinn and Adam joined us at Port Musgrave and the Ducie River for the first week of April Gulf of Capentaria barramundi runoff season. On the ride back to the airport and Weipa, they did the final tally..an impressive 450 barra...
  2. Gulf of Carpentaria Barramundi Season 2014 – Kicking off on a high!

    Kekoa’s 2014 Gulf of Carpentaria Barramundi Season has kicked off with the team arriving on the Ducie River this week.  On board this season, joining Capt. Luke as our second guide is Kelly Mills. Kelly is an experienced barra guide who has worked guiding from Seisia at the tip of...
  3. Kekoa: Gulf Barra Season Starts Very Soon!

    Just two short weeks now until Kekoa departs Cairns for the start of our 2014 Gulf Barra Season and we can’t wait. By all reports, the wet has been very productive this year with plenty of fish being caught already.  Stay tuned for reports once we start fishing. We have...
  4. Cairns Black Marlin Season Recap Report

    Kelly’s Cairns black marlin season wrap up report for Pelagic: “The annual Cairns Giant Black Marlin Season wrapped up in December with the 2013 season a standout for many for the number of big fish that were encountered this year. The season begins annually in late September when the waters...
  5. Cairns Marlin Season Video #3: Kasey’s Big Fish Movie

    This is clip number 3 from our Cairns Giant Black Marlin Season 2013 with is Tencious’ Kasey Swan on a real nice one at the end of November at Linden Bank. See if you can spot the second fish which shows up on screen about mid fight. Well done Kasey...