The annual Port Douglas Marlin Challenge is held during the first weeks of November each year. Anglers from all over Australia and the world come to Port Douglas to undertake the challenge of fishing for one of the ocean’s greatest prizes, the Marlin. The Marlin Coast hosts some of the best Marlin fishing in the world, game boats and crews arrive in Port Douglas to team up with the anglers, all with the anticipation of being the one to catch the 1,000lb fish.
While you're here
Three days in Port Douglas just doesn’t seem long enough.72 Hours in Port Douglas
Cairns to Cape York is an angler’s Nirvana: a pristine environment that is both challenging and inspiring. With the largest diversity of fish species in Australia and the ability to fish all year round, a visit to Tropical North Queensland should be on everyone’s bucket-list.Fishing from Cairns to Cape York