Shared trips - October 2020

Covid19 restrictions are gradually being lifted. All going well, charters will be happening from19th October onwards. Limited numbers will be applied. Covid19 return to work Safe Plan in place.

Available daily! Details may be revised at any time. All trips are weather dependant. Bookings are available for individuals or groups. If at any time you are unsure, please discuss with us what would best suit your needs. Scroll down the page for further information and pricing relating to Shared Charters (joining in with others). Private trips information on separate tab.

To make a booking: please phone 0418 349 364 between 8 am to 9 pm.


Shared Charters

Joining in with others!!These trips are available weekdays and weekends.Boarding time is half an hourprior to the leaving the pier,either 6.30am (with the 7-12 trip) or 9.30am (with the 10-3 charters). Available seven days per week (weather permitting and minimum numbers reached).

As Covid19 restrictions ease, we will be available from 19th October onwards for trips. Numbers on board are limited to 10 passengers plus crew.

Weekend time (Sat or Sun):

All weekend fishing trips are 7:00 am to 12:00 noon (5 hrs)

  • Adult $95
  • Senior/Student $90
  • Child $85 (14 years & under)

Please note that we will open up the 4 hour afternoon fishing charters (1.15pm to 5.15pm) on weekends during the month of October, if there is sufficient demand.

Weekday time (Mon & Fri):

Monday and Friday fishing trips are 7:00 am to 12:00 noon (5 hrs)

  • Adult $95
  • Senior/Student $90
  • Child $85 (14 years & under)

Weekday time (Tues, Wed & Thurs):

Tues, Wed and Thurs fishing trips are 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (5 hrs)

  • Adult $95
  • Senior/Student $90
  • Child $85 (14 years & under)

NB. Due to the pandemic restriction rules, the boat is allowed 10 passengers plus 2 crew on board, which enables social distancing to be achieved.

The price per person has recently increased slightly to cover costs. Please note that discount Repeat Offender Card cannot be used until restrictions are further eased.

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Fishing Licences are required by adults over 18 years of age (selected concession cards holders are exempt). To purchase these please click the following link: Victorian Recreational Fishing Licence. We suggest you wait until the night before your trip to ensure that the weather is okay as the licences are non refundable.

There is further information available as you scroll down this page but please ask if you have any questions by emailing us from the contacts page or calling 0418349364.

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To book your seat: please phone 0418 349 364 between 8 am to 9 pm.

INCLUDED on ALL Fishing Charters

  • Quality gear: Shimano/Abu Garcia rods, Shimano reels, tackle and the biggest range of bait. If you prefer to use your own fishing gear you are welcome.
  • Currently the light meal menu is a BBQ with choice of a delicious ground beef hamburger or two tasty beef sausages or a gourmet vegetarian patty (lentils & seasonal veggies) in a sandwich with optional caramelised onion, crispy green lettuce and ripened tomatoes. Please order your protein at the time of booking.
  • Snack - a lamington cake.
  • Drinks - tea (Black, Oolong, Green), coffee (Nescafe Espresso), cordial and water.
  • Sanitiser and antibacterial soap plus a hand towel per person.
  • Friendly, professional, passionate and attentive crew. They are on board to help you!
  • All legal fish caught and kept during the trip are bagged for your convenience.
  • Expert advice and assistance always available! Please ASK if you have any questions.


The Plover has the best, most substantial protection from inclement weather, but it still can get cool in the mornings or late afternoon, so we suggest you wear suitable clothes, comfortable shoes and bring a spray jacket/rain coat if showers are forecast and a hat on the hotter days. Sunscreen on board!

Terms and conditions: please read before booking your trip

Remember, we don't care how far we go to catch fish. Port Phillip Bay's size and time are our only boundaries. We cannot guarantee that you will catch fish but we can guarantee that we will do our very best for you on your charter given the conditions on the day. It's more than just a fishing charter ... it's a marine experience. We depart from and return to the Mornington Pier, Mornington which is located on the Mornington Peninsula (just over an hours drive from Melbourne's CBD). T&Cs are located at the bottom of the website.

EXTRAS from the Kiosk available (at a small cost)

Soft drink cans (cold), nuts, potato chips, Sunny Boys, stubby holders and noodles in a cup. CASH ONLY for purchases from the kiosk!

More Information:

Plover is the largest, safest and most comfortable transport vessel in the Mornington for either fishing or cruising.

We cannot guarantee what species or how many you might catch, but we can guarantee that on every charter we will do our best given the conditions on the day.

Whether your are on your own or just wanting to spend time with family or friends, the Plover is the platform for you. Celebrating a special occasion, socialising with work colleagues, school excursions, attending corporate functions and wanting to access team building or bonding activities - Bay Fish N Trips will cater to all your needs.

On every fishing trip a substantial BBQ is provided plus light refreshments.

Just call to discuss what you would like to do.

We accept Cash, Visa, MasterCard, EFTPOS or UnionPay - Please ask for alternative payment methods if required. (NB. 1% bank surcharge will be added for all card payments).


Gift Vouchers available

Please call 0418 349 364 to order or check out the online system (See Gift Vouchers tab).

To book your seat: please phone 0418 349 364 between 8 am to 9 pm.


Bay Fish N Trips is located at Mornington on the Mornington Peninsula, offering Mornington fishing charters and cruises on Melbourne's pristine Port Phillip Bay. Come on board the spacious, safe boat Plover for an affordable, relaxing, fun filled, exciting marine experience with our friendly, knowledgeable and helpful team. Come on your own or in a group. Family friendly. Only one hour from Melbourne’s CBD. Bookings essential for all fishing trips.

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Please click the PRIVATE CHARTERS tab for the whole boat bookings; the GIFT VOUCHERS tab to organise a fishing trip surprise for family, friends or work mates; the CRUISE tab above for Mornington Peninsula coastal & sunset trips; SCATTERING OF ASHES tab for a sensitive farewell to a loved one; or PACKAGES tab for other ideas that bundle local businesses.

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Terrific people helping to make terrific memories. We will be back!

— Alfie Favazza, Facebook Review