What food and drinks do you supply on a fishing charter?

Unfortunately, since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the world, no food is supplied on any of our fishing charters.

We used to have a wonderful BBQ on our longer trips, but this is now seen by the Qld Health department as a form of “smorgasboard” and as such no longer permitted. We did look into how we might be able to continue on with supplying food while adhering to the stringent regulations that surround that supply, but the costs associated with doing so were simply staggering and totally prohibitive. We were left with no other option than to cease that part of the charters as we would have had to substantially increase the cost of our fishing charters to cover the cost of the supply of food. In reality it would have been the most expensive BBQ ever!

There are enough cost increases that have been brought on by the pandemic to not add another one, and the best option is we feel for our customers to bring their own food.

If you are making a boat booking, you can hire the BBQ to cook your food on of course as you are then considered to be self supplying still and as one group very few of the regulation relate to your group.

On a brighter note, we will have a nice selection of beers available for purchase now on all fishing charters, and of course our basic soft-drinks and iced water remain available free of charge.

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Jerry van Driel-Vis