Spearfishing the Great Barrier Reef



Snorkeling or scuba diving is a fantastic way to relax on your vacation to the Great Barrier Reef, now add spearfishing to the mix and it can’t get any better. Getting up close and personal when you shoot your fish with a spear is quite an adrenal rush.

The Great Barrier Reef has the best spearfishing locations in the world with the clear waters that has great visibly. The Reef is home to some really nice fish to spearfish for. There are Great Trevally, Spanish Mackerel as well as the coral reef species. There are so many choices that you’ll be impressed with what the Great Barrier Reef has to offer.

You can go spearfishing on your own but the best way to get the most of your spearfishing experience is to hire a guide or charter to take you to the best locations for the species of fish you want to spearfish for.  Also with hiring someone they will have the equipment and tackle you will need for your day of spearfishing. If this is your first spearfishing adventure a guide will answer any questions you may have giving you good fishing tips on the right equipment to use and technique in handing the spear. They will have storage for the day catch too. So go ahead book your trip and make plans for a great time spearfishing at the Great Barrier Reef.

While you’re at it take your underwater camera and shoot a few photos of the beautiful fish and coral that call the reef their home. Recording your time fishing, scuba diving and snorkeling will keep your memories alive and vivid.