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Akura Fishing Charters

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Big groups or small, families or friends, experienced anglers or first-timers - Akura has the ingredients to make your Rarotonga fishing charter the most memorable and exciting part of your whole holiday. We are one of the longest operating charters...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the 40" Akura for our family of four, including 9 and 10 year old kids. Our half day trip was very fun and the crew (Kieran and Jordie) were brilliant- so friendly, helpful and nice. As was George, the owner. We caught one...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 23, 2019

Friendly folks, reasonably priced, experienced Captain and you start fishing the minute you leave the harbor. What more do you want? It was pretty rough the day we went out so I was good with a half day. i don't get sea sick, but I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TucsonTim
Tina K, Manager at Akura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2019

Thank you Tim for the review. We are happy you enjoyed your fishing trip out with us :) We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Rarotonga and hope to see you again one day to land that Marlin!!! :)

Reviewed November 29, 2018

Me and my partner booked with Akura early this summer and had a wicked time. For all 6 of us patrons, each of us landed a wahoo! These guys were awesome as they were quick, confident and efficient with the gear and teaching us what...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Tina K, Manager at Akura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Kia Orana, Thank you for the great review. Akura Fishing values any sort of feedback greatly so we do appreciate you taking time to write a review. You did have a great catch that day, and we are happy that you were able to take...More

Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

We were a half day out with a smaller boat, two of us, a guy from new zealand and the guide. When we left the harbour we started fishing. After a Short waiting time the first thuna was on board. We had blue sky, sunny...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Tina K, Manager at Akura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2018

Kia Orana, Thank you for you great review. Glad to hear you had a lovely day out with us and caught a great catch. We appreciate the feedback and hope to see you again next time you are in Rarotonga :)

Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic trip this morning. Skipper was Kieran ,one other couple on board with us. Caught the first whaoo around 18kgs within an hour and the second around 25kgs not to much latter. Kieran was extremely helpful getting both fish on board. Had a fantastic time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Tina K, Manager at Akura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Kia Orana! Thank you for the great review. Those two wahoo were a great size catch! It must of been the lucky birthday cake on board! :) :) We are glad you enjoyed the fish and hope you have a great stay here in Rarotonga...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Spent morning out on the Akura, unfortunately in spite of the potential to fulfill a dream of catching a decent deep sea fish, wasn't our day with no fish hooked in spite of all best endeavors (joys of fishing).. As they say "a bad day...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tina K, Manager at Akura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Kia Orana, Thank you for your review. We greatly value the opinion of our guests that we take out fishing. Unfortunately as you said, it wasn't your day for the "big one", but are we glad you still enjoyed your trip and the whale sighting....More

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Thanks so much for an awesome day's fishing with bonus whale watching. Amazing day. Thanks again Kieran.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jane R
Tina K, Manager at Akura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thanks for the great review Jane. You certainly hit the jackpot with the whales giving you a special show. We hope you enjoyed the yellowfin tuna for dinner :)

Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Awesome mornings fishing we all caught yellow fin tuna 8kg. Stopped to see a family of whales under /around boat 10 minutes. Then dolphins and another humpback. Wow. Great trip Capt. Kerin.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing day fishing with these guys, actually the best result we have ever had on a charter. Eight of us on board and 7 of us caught a fish. Keiran and Flynn where very skilled and helped us girls all land a fish. we hooked...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tina K, Manager at Akura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thanks for the great review! It can be a bit a waiting game sometimes but when its all on its on!! Action galore :) We are happy you landed all those fish and had a great trip out with the boys :)

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Four of us went fishing with Captain Kieran. We had an amazing day catching 4 yellow fin tuna. It was a great learning experience for me as I had never sport fished before. Kieran was a great teacher and very patient. He was a valuable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tina K, Manager at Akura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thanks for the great review! I have passed on your comments to Kieran and he is very pleased :) All our crew are very passionate about fishing and love showing it to our guests. We hope to see you again one day in Raro! :)

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NOXQS
January 31, 2019|
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Response from Tina K | Property representative |
Kia Orana, Thank you for your interest in Akura Charters! We currently have availability during your stay here in Raro. Our normal half day charters depart at 8:30am and 1:30pm (lasting approx 4 – 4.5 hours), Monday... More
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Irene K
August 13, 2017|
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Response from Tina K | Property representative |
You can catch Mahi Mahi all year round so if you are looking to catch both best to come in Wahoo season over winter. There is just more Mahi and larger sizes in Summer, but they can be caught all year round.
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