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Fishing Trip in Freshwater - Half Day

Fishing Trip in Freshwater - Half Day

Code: BTB851
  • $170
  • Location: Nepean River, Sydney
  • For: 1 person
  1. Valid for 12 months
  2. Free exchange

Hold onto your rod tightly as your guide takes you into the Nepean River to hunt for bass! Along the way, you might even catch mullet, carp or herring. Your knowledgeable fishing guide has many years experience fishing these waters and will be sure to take you to a spot where the fish are biting!

On the day of your freshwater fishing adventure, be welcomed aboard our fishing vessel by local guide, Steve. Our boat is 4.6m and is a custom built bass boat with a 60hp outboard to get you up the river quickly and smoothly. We also have an electric motor so we can sneak up on the fish in the best spots on the river!

After a quick safety rundown and a brief trip into the magnificent Nepean gorge, it won’t be long before you have your fishing line dangling in the water in anticipation of your first catch!

In the Nepean, you might catch either bass, mullet, carp or herring and all in the most amazing setting - steep gorge rock faces, with an abundance of wildlife including eagles soaring overhead, wallabies leaping around the rocks, water dragons lying in wait plus so much more.

We mainly target the hard fighting native bass on either surface or diving lures, depending on conditions. We also target mullet, herring or carp as we are casting the lures for the bass.

During early morning or late afternoon, you’ll experience the exciting action of surface lure strikes, as the local bass population smashes surface walking lures and with the light Shimano fishing equipment, you’re up for a sure fight!

We use top quality, Shimano rods and reels, with the best of east coast and tailor-made lures. You don’t even need a fishing licence, as we have organised that all for you. During the fishing trip, we also supply light refreshments, snacks and photos of you with your catch.

This experience voucher is valid for 12 months from date of purchase.


Nepean River, near Penrith – approximately 45 minutes west of Sydney.

Session Length

Trips depart everyday at sunrise or sunset. Please allow a minimum of 4 hours for the entire experience. Exact meeting times will be provided at the time of booking.


Perfect for anyone with a love of fishing! Children are welcome, but must be accompanied by a paying adult.


The price quoted is for one person. We operate with a maximum of two people to ensure individual attention at all times.


Not suitable for spectators.


This trip may be cancelled in the event of strong winds and swell. In this case, the supplier will reschedule your experience (refunds will not be given). Make sure the mobile number provided is contactable the night prior to departure as the supplier will contact you if the trip has been cancelled.

Other Info:

You will be required to sign a waiver prior to participating in the experience.


The map below gives you the location of this experience to allow you to plan.

Exact location, directions and meeting place will be available to you once you have booked your experience

Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by A very good trip but: It is important that what you advertise actually does happen. We were on the boat for the evening trip which was for 4 hrs from 4pm to 8pm. During this time most people eat a meal. I was prepared to take a snack or sandwiches, but as the trip advertised "During the fishing trip, we also supply light refreshments, snacks and" I decided not to take anything to eat or drink. This was a mistake as NO refreshments of any kind were offered. It was a shame really as the host was excellent. Kind regards Les 30 November 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Steve was a brilliant guide who obviously has an imense passion for the river His knowledge was excellent and his slills in teaching the finer points of Bass fishing were excellent 6 February 2012
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