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Blue Sea Charters

Paihia Pier, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7071
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Best fishing trip

Went out on blue seas with skipper Jason With my two grandchildren age 12 and 10. They had never... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile
4 hour snapper trip

My husband and friend did the above trip on Monday. Competent skipper and helpful. Busy time so... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
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FISH WITH THE EXPERTS- Graham Henry the AB's Coach does!* Professional tuition* All bait/rods provided * Purpose built boats- Skipper Jim & Splash* Cater for groups of all sizes* Operating year round* All fish filleted to suit* Clean toilet facilities on boardFish for tasty snapper, deep sea marlin, tuna, shark or the great fighting king fish.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“snapper” (18 reviews)
Paihia Pier, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7071
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went out on blue seas with skipper Jason With my two grandchildren age 12 and 10. They had never been fishing before. We had the best time. Jason was so patient with the boys and they had a brilliant time. Can't recommend Jason and blue...More

Thank WendyMcEntegart
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My husband and friend did the above trip on Monday. Competent skipper and helpful. Busy time so advise you book well ahead to secure the type of trip you want and on the day you want.

Thank leysin
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We went on a half day reef fishing trip for snapper. The tackle provided was average however the skipper and deckhand were very knowledgeable and experienced and were able to take us to a location where the fish did not stop biting! The best part...More

Thank Vivien L
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Great day out fishing with Blue Sea Charters. Shipper and Deckhand were very professional and experienced. Unfortunately the fish weren't biting on this day but the did move around to try and find a better spot! Overall a great morning out and would highly recommend...More

1  Thank Ruskins29
Reviewed 9 March 2016

1st trip that the staff actually put bait on the hook for you... & a lot of bait we used. Was a great day out the staff were friendly & helpful. The boat is a fishing boat yes, no more smelly than any other boat...More

Thank Vanstone
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Spent a very happy four hours sea fishing for snapper, kingfish and kawaii. The tackle provided was ok and I was able to add a small rig that I bought from a tackle shop on the way to Bay Of Islands. There were only four...More

Thank Hugh A
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I have been on many charters, and this 36 ft. boat smelled like an old fishing boat. The boat was in a grubby condition, and when I asked the crew about who cleans the windows so you can see out of them, or the rest,...More

Thank Unbiased-Facts
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

It was actually my first time fishing and I really enjoyed it. You can enjoy of the great views of the bay while fishing. I'd repeat the experience.

Thank Ane18
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Two of us went out with Dan our skipper on a rainy morning. The rain only came down for 5 mins then we had a beautiful morning . No sea sickness. Our reels were baited by Dan whenever required. Dan took the fish off the...More

Thank lizzie1953
Reviewed 14 December 2015

It doesn't get much better than this. The amazing Bay Of Islands scenery on the way out was worth the cost of the charter alone. We caught Snapper a plenty, the lads cleaned them up and filleted them for us and when we got back...More

Thank AndyRedden
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