Come fishing with us. What we offer you!

Kind words from our guests:

an amazing fishing trip on board Kekoa 9 great days fishing off the Great Barrier Reef. Thanks for your great hospitality!
– Kylie & Col Hombsch (Oct 2016)

Marlin Fish with the best

Our team has years of experience & results offering marlin fishing packages in prime light & heavy tackle destinations on Queensland’s East Coast.

Gulf Barra Fishing Tours

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

Our trips are ex-Weipa and are typically 5 days fishing for groups of up to 4 pax.

KEKOA: Custom Built Fishing Machine

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.

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Giant Black Marlin Fishing – Grander Marlin

The The waters off Cairns/Cooktown and Lizard Island offer the best of best of big black marlin fishing. A must-do Australian marlin fishing destination and your best chance to catch a grander black marlin.

Light Tackle Billfish

North Queensland is a hot spot for juvenile black marlin and sailfish during the cooler months.


These are great aerobatic fish perfect for novice and experienced anglers and a fun challenge on the light tackle.

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Learn from experience

Our crew are highly experienced in all aspects of marlin, sport & game fishing, and barramundi fishing.

Capt. Luke Fallon is a 28 year industry veteran and a wealth of knowledge and his vast experience puts you onto the best fishing possible!

Our Latest 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 photos / video taken on their trip. Latest video: The first recap from Cairns marlin season 2016.

Latest News & Fishing Reports

Where we are fishing, and what we are catching – our latest news and fishing reports.

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Merry Xmas to all our friends, family, clients and crew! Wishing you all the best over the holidays and look forward to more merry marlin fun in 2018!🎄🎅
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Merry Xmas to all our friends, family, clients and crew!  Wishing you all the best over the holidays and look forward to more merry marlin fun in 2018!🎄🎅
#merryxmas #marlinseason #giantblackmarlin #blackmarlin #australianmarlin #bluemarlin #striped marlin #garminmarine #garminau #pelagic #kekoa56 #gbr #fraser

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Mat FallonMerry Christmas team kekoa

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Sherryle RobertsMerry Christmas 😁😁

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Final 2017 Fraser Island
A quick photo slideshow of our last Fraser Island trip with Scotty & Glen. More pics and video to come from the season now that we are back in Cairns (if only for a flying visit and then back to Fraser again!) #garminmarine #garminau #pelagic #kekoa56 #marlinseason #gbr #fraserisland #blackmarlin #bluemarlin #stripedmarlin
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Bob DanckertAny thoughts on whether the Blues are spawning around Fraser? They seem to be there in plentiful numbers and varied size ranges.

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Recent images from fishing and on board KEKOA