What we do


About KEKOA and what we do
 

Our charters & what we do


We offer whole boat charters (no share trips sorry) full day or live aboard catered to your personal requirements. Our schedule over the next 18 months is below.

2019 – 2020 KEKOA Schedule

Jan 2019 – Sept 2019: Fraser Island. Booking throughout the year now! More about Fraser Island.
Late Sept – Nov 2019: Cairns giant black marlin season. Heavily booked. Get in fast.
Dec 2019 – Aug 2020: Fraser Island. Booking Now! More about Fraser Island.

 

What we do



KEKOA was custom built for black marlin fishing in these water by well-known local Townsville boat builder Peter O’Brien of O’Brien Boats. And Peter O’Brien and his team have once again delivered a vessel that provides a world class fishing experience, as well as integrating a comfortably accommodating luxurious personal charters that can easily cater to more far reaching destinations.

This brand new vessel, a 56 foot O’Brien was launched in March 2010 and features state of the art electronics and luxurious furnishings including two ensuited guest cabins as well as separate cabins for the captain and crew. Fully air-conditioned throughout the added beam of the 56 foot vessel allows for a very spacious saloon and entertaining area — as well as a second entertaining area on the flybridge.

Read the KEKOA boat test or find out more about KEKOA on the about KEKOA page.


 

Individual Charter Experience


Custom built for big game fishing during the Cairns marlin fishing (Giant Black Marlin on heavy tackle) season, KEKOA’s 56 foot design integrates luxury, quality and comfort to cater for all your individual fishing charter experiences including:


  • Giant black marlin fishing in Cairns (Sept-November)
  • Blue marlin fishing off Fraser Island and Hervey Bay
  • Juvenile black marlin fishing – light tackle
  • Remote Great Barrier Reef & Coral Sea expeditions
  • Personalised charter – create your own itinerary!


 

Other fishing


Outside marlin fishing or in combination with, the fishing options in the region are endless. KEKOA offers extended live aboard trips to the outer reefs at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef including Frederick, Wreck, Cato, Saumarez Reefs as well as live aboard trips to Lady Musgrave and Lady Elliot Island.

The bottom fishing at the top of Fraser Island is also great, particularly in the cooler months, while the bottom end of Fraser Island across the Wide Bay bar and off Rainbow beach offers a variety of fishing second to none!

Contact us to start putting together your itinerary today!