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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 1 week ago 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

Thank Fitzy V
Tina K, Manager at Akura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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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.

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.

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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

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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

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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! :)

Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Great people with friendly happy personalities! Would recommend to everyone! Had a morning and afternoon private charter. On both days we caught some great fish and personal bests. Wahoo, mahi mahi and yellowfin tuna! Will be back again! Thanks so much!More

Thank Amy D
Tina K, Manager at Akura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Kia Orana Amy, Thanks for the great review. We are so pleased you had two great trips out with Willy & Tioni. The boys pride themselves on showing our guests what they can do and are not happy till they have have landed a fish!...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

I don't usually participate posting my travel experiances here on tripcase however in this case I feel it is worth mentioning fishing experience I just had with AKURA fishing charter. I have been deep sea fishing for over 25 years and I can tell you...More

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Tina K, Manager at Akura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Kia Orana, While we do appreciate any feedback about our charter company, we do find it important to make a few corrections to the facts you’ve mentioned. Firstly, as Rarotonga is the very top of a submerged mountain, the drop off is just 100 meters...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We were a large group on the Akura. We received a quick briefing and were trawling straight away. It was a mixed bag in terms of the weather with the sea having a rolling swell, and the rain sweeping through at times. The crew were...More

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Tina K, Manager at Akura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Kia Orana, Thank you for your valued feedback and lovely review. We are glad that you got some great fish in the end! Thank you for advising that yes, we do provide all our guests with a generous amount of fillets for dinner :) We...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018

Amazing day topped off by a wahoo and two yellow fin tuna..... fresh fish for tea, raw fish, bbq fish, shasimi..... absolutely delicious. Crew were awesome but as with any type of fishing patience is a must! but the rewards are there for the takingMore

Thank Howard P
Tina K, Manager at Akura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Thank you for your valued feedback and great review! Your dinner sounds like it was an epic feast! :) As you mentioned, yes patience is a must when out fishing. We are happy you had a great day out and a delicious bbq for dinner....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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Irene K
August 12, 2017|
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Response from Tina K | Property representative |
Hi Irene, Wahoo is a winter fish so June through to September/October. Our fishing gear ranges from 50's to 80's. We tend to run bigger gear to we can target a broad variety of species
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Irene K
August 12, 2017|
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Kia Orana Irene, The best time to catch Mahi Mahi is over our summer, so November through to March :)
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