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Weipa fishing classic
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Weipa Fishing Classic
Weipa, Cook Area

06 - 08 June

0428 652 688

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Cape York's biggest fishing event, the Weipa Fishing Classic, is on again in 2014. Held in Weipa over the Queen's Birthday long weekend, this year's Fishing Classic looks to be its biggest with an estimated 1,300 competitors and an estimated AUD80,000 in prizes.

Along with the event's celebrated program of fish weigh-ins, live entertainment and prize draws, there will also be a Lifestyle Expo showcasing displays and the exceptional products from the Fishing Classic sponsors.

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Time is running out to get your best fishing gear out for the 2014 Weipa Fishing Classic, so start planning your trip now and remember to make sure you leave plenty of spare room for all the fish and prizes you will catch over the weekend.

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Property Details


  • Airport
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Child Activities
    Child Activities
  • Entertainment
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area

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How To Get There

Weipa is located on the west coast of Cape York Peninsula, about 200 kilometres from the tip of Australia and just less than 200 kilometres from the east coast. It is approximately 804 road kilometres and 580 air kilometres from Cairns. Qantaslink flies daily to Weipa from Cairns.
Alternatively, for those wanting to drive, during the dry season, the road which is sealed in sections is passable to vehicles.


Entry into the grounds is free, however there is an entry fee for competitors.

Event Dates

06 - 08 June

Frequency: Annual

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$55.00   06 - 08 Jun    


Western Cape College - Main Oval

Central Avenue
Queensland Australia 4874
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