Madeira Big Game Fishing

Accessible, Charter, Children, Coastal, Dolphin, Exciting, Family, Fishing, Sunset, Whales

Are you ready for Madeira Big Game Fishing?

This Big game fishing boat in Madeira wishes you a warm welcome to Calheta, Madeira, one of Portugal’s prime angling destinations. From inshore and nearshore fishing to offshore spots to reefs, wrecks, and plateaux’x, you’ll definitely find a fishing option you’ll have lots of fun with. Captains Neil and Mick French are experts in these grounds and will make sure you have a trip you’ll remember for the rest of your life.

Your journey begins on a 29’ Benatau Antares saltwater fishing boat. It’s powered by a twin 200 HP Volvo Penta engine and can sit up to 4 guests. Its navigation system is comprised of all the modern GPS, fishfinder, radio, as well as radar technology. The various onboard facilities are comfortable and include a flybridge, kitchen, toilet, shower, and beds. The boat also well-equipped for fishing. There are outriggers, downriggers, spearfishing gear, a fighting chair, and livewell. You can also use the refrigerator and ice-box. In case you need any help, there will be a first mate to address your needs.

There’s a great variety of fish to catch in Calheta. To mention just some of the species, you can go after Marlin, Wahoo, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Amber Jacks and Snapper. Using both light and heavy tackle, you and the skipper will catch them by bottom and deep sea fishing, trolling, spinning, jigging, popping, as well as drift fishing. You can keep all your catch if you wish, and you’re welcome to bring along your children on your trip.

Captains Neil and Mick will provide you with all the fishing equipment, bait, licenses, as well as snacks and drinks.
Having that said, yours is only to arrive on time and be ready for lots of fun.

Captains Neil and his wife Mick have been running charter fishing boats for 30 years in the UK.  Based in Littlehampton on the south coast they ran Spirit of Arun a 40ft Lochin.  As a couple they have fished all over the world and have a passion for Big Game.  In 2019 they sold up and set up a Big Game boat in Calheta Madeira.  They now invite you to join them for some memorable fishing trips on this beautiful Island.  They will take you to the best spots and share all their knowledge and experience to make your fishing trip the best possible.

They are is eagerly waiting for you. Come and have an unforgettable day on the water in Calheta!



  • Modern and luxurious boat with space in the shade and the sun;

  • This experience is always a true adventure as you never know which species you're going to find;

  • Be surprised by the broad variety of fish the region provides;

  • Smart, young and skilled staff, willing to provide you an unforgettable experience;

  • The guide will take you to the fishing hot spots only locals know about and give you as much help as you need;

  • This experience can be done all year round, depending on the weather and ocean conditions;


  • Please check-in 30 minutes before the start of the experience;

  • All sea experiences are subject to the weather and sea conditions. In case of bad conditions, we'll contact you to reschedule or arrange a refund;

  • We recommend bringing sunscreen and comfortable clothes;

  • We recommend bringing your camera for the greatest pics of your holidays;


  • A safety briefing, insurance and life-jackets are included;

  • Let your private skipper take you to the most amazing secret spots in the area;

  • This experience is suitable for all ages and levels of experience. Don’t worry if you have never fished before, our experienced staff will teach you everything;

  • You can take your catch of the day home for a nice BBQ!

  • On board, you’ll have access to toilets and there are shaded areas;

  • All you need for a successful fishing tour is included: guide, gear and bait;

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