Most options are catered to. Our fishing options cater to all levels and include light tackle to extreme Popping & Jigging, trolling, live baiting, bottom fishing, shore based light tackle casting, luring and float fishing.
We do everything we can to make it safe. The safety of our customers and staff is our number one priority. All staff are trained in emergency first response and we regularly run through emergency scenarios. We have medical kits on each boat and in the unlikely event of an emergency, procedures are in place to get the injured person qualified medical assistance as soon as possible. Strict safety rules are in place that apply right from your arrival, throughout your trip until your departure.
The fishing itself varies in intensity depending on the destination and your choice of fishing style. Extreme Popping and Jigging can very strenuous and require a high level of strength and fitness.
Usually 08:00 to 16:30 on fishing days. Fishing timings are from 08:00 to 16:30 each day. However depending on the tide we could leave or return earlier or later to get the best out of your fishing time on the water.
It can be.
All our destinations are family friendly with facilities for non-fishing partners and children.
The Location and Weather section for the destination of your choice lists Activities and Places of interest nearby.
If you wish to charter a boat for yourself and your family you are free to decide the schedule and the level of activity.
Yes but bring your own reels.
We have a range of suitable rods, terminals and lures for hire at very reasonable rates. For emergencies we do have spare reels but we do recommend you bring your own.
Yes. A packed lunch and a beverage for each angler are provided on board. This enables you to get the maximum fishing time and increases your chances of landing that trophy fish.
Yes. It is mandatory that you sign an indemnity form waving Gamefishing Asia of any liability due to any accident. We require all guests to have appropriate travel and trip insurance that covers adventure sports, this should adequately cover your expenses and compensation in the unlikely event of any mishap.
Yes all our boats have toilets.
Andamans: Our Andaman Operations are based out of Port Blair. Port Blair’s Vir Savarkar Airport (IXZ) is accessed by air either from Bangalore, Chennai (formerly Madras) or Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) in India. Bangalore (BLR) & Chennai (MAA) have good international connectivity. Kolkata (CCU) however has limited direct international flights unless you are travelling from Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore or Dubai.
If you want to there is the option of taking the ship ride across although this is not recommended as it takes over 2 days. The flying time to Port Blair is about 2 hours, in Port Blair you will be met and assisted on arrival.
It’s best to contact your GP and advise them of the destination that you are travelling to. If it is your first time or many years since you travelled to the tropics, you may need to have some precautionary vaccinations and/or medications. Some of these need to be taken up to 4 weeks before you travel. When traveling you can however keep yourself fairly safe with the following:
Use mosquito repellents
Use a broad spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF
Stay Hydrated – Drink only bottled water when out and about.
Don’t eat anywhere that appears unhygienic, it probably is.
If you need local currency exchanging foreign currency at your destination usually gives you a better rate.
India : Indian Rupees (INR)
Change money on arrival in India at the international airport. Don’t wait till you get to Port Blair as there are limited currency conversion places.
1 USD is approximately Rs.82 (as on 3-May-2023).
Yes. You must have travel insurance as a condition of your booking. Make sure that your travel Insurance covers offshore sport fishing (adventure sports) and covers the full cost of your trip in the event of a weather related cancellation.
Travelling to the Andamans involves a domestic flight from Chennai or Kolkata to Port Blair. Follow these tips to avoid extra charges and get the most out of your allowances :-
Book tickets all the way to Port Blair and try to get an increased baggage allowance.
Light tropical clothing that dries quickly and is comfortable is recommended. We also recommend that you carry a raincoat, sun protective headwear & sunglasses.
A good pair of non-slip shoes for boat trips are also necessary.
Yes. Wi-Fi internet access is available. You can access the internet on your own Wi-Fi device. Wi-Fi is available in common areas of the accommodation.
Connections in the Andamans can be slow and intermittent and aren’t totally dependable. They should be sufficient for email and other applications that do not require high connection speeds.
Yes. We are able to cater to certain meal preferences and dietary intolerance. Please let us know at the time of making your booking so that we can confirm this.
Yes. Laundry services are available for an extra charge.
Unless otherwise specified, the following services are included in the cost of your trip: –
All accommodation during your trip from arrival to departure.
All meals as per the provided itinerary.
All fishing and boat hire charges.
All transfers from arrival to departure except for additional sightseeing.