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Megabites Fishing Charter Ltd

#12 of 53 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Auckland Features Animals
Westhaven Drive | Westhaven Marina, Z Pier, Berth Z-27, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-444 7710
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Amazing Exprience

A group 6 of us had decided to spend our day in Auckland fishing and we were very lucky to have met... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Sara T
Breach of contract - Beautiful Calm Water Sunny Day – Destroyed!

Darrell is good at steering the day’s charter in his favour. (Read this part carefully). Your... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Paul S
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Melbourne, Australia
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Megabites Fishing Charter is an Auckland Fishing Charter company that provides recreational saltwater fishing trips departing from Westhaven Marina in Auckland. We have fast, clean and comfortable charter boats for all our fishing charters in Auckland.We are located in the heart of Auckland city and it would be convenient to get on a fishing trip especially if you are a tourist and looking to get on some fishing action!
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 05:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Westhaven Drive | Westhaven Marina, Z Pier, Berth Z-27, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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+64 9-444 7710

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

A group 6 of us had decided to spend our day in Auckland fishing and we were very lucky to have met someone like Darell. He was so friendly and kind and absolutely amazing to hang out with during the fishing trip. Most of us...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Darrell is good at steering the day’s charter in his favour. (Read this part carefully). Your allowable Auckland daily catch is 20 ‘fin fish’. Maximum Snapper is 7 Departure of 7am can vary depending on passenger arrival at Pier Z – NO FREE PARKING HERE!...More

1  Thank Paul S
Darell-D, Owner at Megabites Fishing Charter Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Sorry to hear that catching your fishing quota a bit earlier is not good enough. We are proud to protect our fishing environment and practice sustainable fishing methods for future fishing generations to come. Swapping your catch for bigger fish is illegal (i.e. discarding caught...More

Reviewed 27 November 2016

Fast boat to a great spot. We were soon pulling up fish (mostly snapper, couple kahawai) and had our quota by about 12:30pm - so home early which was a bonus. 12 year old son and I had a great time.

Thank sarahlouis1
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Had a awesome day out fishing , targeted snapper but I was lucky enough to get a kingfish also Got our quota well before time and managed to get back early the skipper even organised for our fish to be filleted Good fast boat so...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Had a great morning out on the water this Saturday. Caught our quota of snapper within a couple of hours of fishing. Darell was friendly, helpful and obviously knew the fishing spots. I Highly recommend Megabites.

Thank aniel26
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I am thankful for my mother parting with her retirement money, fishing out $253 on birthday gift, so I could enjoy a day out on a chartered fishing vessel, Megabites fishing charter. Upon reading the fine print and disclosure statement, I discovered I only have...More

5  Thank Chop A
Darell-D, Owner at Megabites Fishing Charter Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2016

Must say this person is quite innovative with his lies and has omitted all relevant facts. Your first contact with me was 4 months after the voucher expired and you first said that you had lost the voucher and would like to use it. I...More

Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

If you are remotely thinking of going fishing, this is the one to pick! Booked a while ago, showed up early at the Marina and were soon out on the water. Once we dropped anchor, Darrell showed us the ropes of fishing, within 5 minutes...More

Thank SeattleZippy
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Great day it was a good fishing experience.at the end of the day we tried drift fishing.many thanks to a friendly knowledgeable skipper. Thanks Darell

Thank Keithm2014
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Awesome day out with the lovely skipper Darell. Caught 16 red snapper and 7 Kahawai not including the Hammer Head shark and all the other fish we threw back! None stop fishing from 7am till 2pm. Loads of space with 6 of us on board....More

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We did a charter with Darrell. Overall the fishing experience was enjoyable. The weather was fantastic. The boat was spacious. We had the opportunity to catch live bait, target king fish and later on target snappers. We have been on plenty of charters and never...More

2  Thank kevvie6
Darell-D, Owner at Megabites Fishing Charter Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2016

We pride ourselves in providing a great experience and customer service and we are disappointed that it did not meet your expectations. Here are some of my interpretations of the issues you have raised: • When in the middle of a safety brief – you...More

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