Breede River Charters
Mudlark River Front Lodge offers various chartered cruises along the Breede River . Whether you are after the excitement of a deep sea fishing charter or a leisurely sundowner cruise along the estuary we can cater for your needs. We offer both river and ocean excursions.
Our boat is a 8.4 meter Butt Cat, White Pointer. Powered by 2 x 140 hp 4 stroke Suzuki engines. She is equipped with all safety equipment, GPS, fish finder and Shimano tackle.
Both the Breede River and the ocean in the San Sebastian Bay area offer superb fishing.
Estuarine fish including Kob up to 50kg, Spotted Grunter up to 6kg, Garrick up to 12kg, Steebras up to 8kg as well as Elf and Cape Stumpnose.
Out at sea on a fishing charter we routinely catch Yellowtail, Yellowfin Tuna, Skip Jack or Bonito, Kob, Cape Salmon or Geelbek, Red Roman, Red Stumpnose, Santer, Red Steenbras and Mussel Cracker. Of course sharks are also plentiful.
These fish are all caught at different times of the year depending on the season. Please remember to purchase your fishing licence before you come down to The Mudlark. Fishing licence info.
Sea Fishing - Our Breede River sea fishing charters are between 5 and 7 hours in duration. All our equipment and fishing tackle is of the best quality and we provide bait, snacks and cool drinks. Our skipper has 20 year's experience fishing these waters and has fished in international competitions representing the South African Deep Sea Angling Association in international fishing competitions on many occasions.
Spear Fishing - We offer spear fishing in St Sebastian Bay, but please supply your own equipment.
Eco-Cruises - Cruise St Sebastian Bay and admire the rugged coast, sea birds, and the De Hoop Marine Protected area, and if you are lucky spot Southern Right Whales, and dolphins.
Bush Bar Cruises - Take a slow trip to the well know Bush Bar, approximately 20kms upriver from the Breede River Mouth and meet the local characters.
River Fishing - We have other options for fishing trips on the Breede River. You may for example want to hire a dinghy with 15hp engine and Gilly as a fishing guide to show you the hot spots!
Boat Trips - You may hire a dinghy and driver for a quick trip across the river to explore the town of Witsands.
Or you can take advantage of our hourly rate for pleasure and sundowner Breede River cruises.
To make an enquiry please contact Mudlark Riverfront Lodge