Mornington Peninsula & Bellarine Peninsula
Victoria, Australia 

Rip Charters Fishing Trips  

Boat and Fishing Charter attractions in Sorrento, Southern-Beachside Mornington Peninsula

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HOOK UP AND UNWIND with Rip Charters - take time out on the water and be part of our unique Fishing Adventures. Join our experienced skipper and crew aboard BIG BLUE, a 42ft Fly-bridge sports fisher & RIP RUNNER our 36ft Steber, licensed to fish Bass Strait and Southern Port Phillip Bay or KESTREL III, a 42ft Bay Cruiser fishing Southern Port Phillip Bay.

Rip Charters Fishing Trips operates daily over summer and the School Holidays offering Ocean/Bay Sport fishing trips on Big Blue a 42ft Randall & Rip Runner a 36ft Steber, and Bay Fishing trips aboard Kestrel III, the 42ft original Fishing boat of Port Phillip Bay. We offer 5, 6 and 8hr Charters.

At Rip Charters we’re fishing all year round and our specialty is following the seasons to suit the best catch of the day. Whether we are chasing Kingfish, trolling for Salmon or casting for some Big Red Snapper, anyone can do it. Or if it’s the big ones you’re after, our ocean swells are home to Sharks such as Mako, Blue Whaler and Threshers - Whiting, Squid and various other reef fish are common among our catch, the variety will astound you. We know the waters of Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait, these are our fishing grounds, so we know where they hide!

Our boats, BIG BLUE, RIP RUNNER and KESTREL are especially furbished for your comfort and safety, designed and rigged for fishing and fully covered for all weather conditions to ensure your fishing experience is uninterrupted by sun or rain. We carry all the necessary fish finding, navigational, communication and safety equipment.

Charters operate from Sorrento pier or end of Beach St, Queenscliff. We offer 5, 6 and 8 Hour trips which can be booked on as individuals to make up the numbers or as private charters, where a group books the whole boat for their exclusive use. In addition, catering packages can be organised for those special social events.

We supply you with bait, tackle and top quality Shimano and Penn fishing equipment and combine that with expert local knowledge and professional experience to take you on a RIP CHARTERS FISHING ADVENTURE.


Individuals can be small groups joining other small groups to make up charter numbers.

• Big Blue & Rip Runner Ocean/Bay Fishing:

5 hours = $120 per head (Snapper, Whiting, Squid, Gummys)
6 hours = $140 per head
8 hours = $180 per head

• Kestrel lll Bay Fish:

5hr $80.00 per person
6hr $95.00 per person


Minimum cost is $1560 per boat which is for 13 passengers, additional passengers thereafter pay $120 per head. We can cater for large groups of up to 52 passengers utilising our 3 boats Big Blue, Rip Runner or Kestrel III.
Trips run for 5 Hours and include a sausage sizzle on board.
All rods, reels, bait and tackle supplied.


Classed as a private charter, group charters offer exclusive use of the vessel and the customer's choice of duration, targeted species and catering options.
Larger group bookings can be accommodated for up to 52 passengers by utilising all three boats, BIG BLUE, RIP RUNNER and KESTREL III.

• Big Blue & Rip Runner Ocean/Bay Fishing:

5 hours = $1560 for 13 passengers
(additional passengers $120.00 per head up to Maximum 16)
6 hours = $1820 for 13 passengers
(additional passengres $140.00 per head up to Maximum 16)
8 hours = $2340 for 13 passengers
(additional passengers $180.00 per head up to Maximum 16)

• Kestrel lll Bay Fish:

5 Hr Trip - $1280 16 Passengers
(additional passengers $80 per head to a maximum of 24)
6 Hr Trip - $1520 16 Passengers
(additional passengers $95 per head to a maximum of 24)

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