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Address: Paihia Pier, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 9-402 7071
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FISH WITH THE EXPERTS- Graham Henry the AB's Coach does!* Professional...

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.

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4 hour snapper trip

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 was that all our fish were professionally filleted in time for lunch on shore!

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Thank Vivien L
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 them!

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Thank Ruskins29
Cork
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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 I have been on... I'd like the say to "Unbiased-Facts" it wasn't the Queen Mary... More 

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Thank Vanstone
Bangkok, Thailand
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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 on the boat so we all had plenty of space. We all caught plenty of... More 

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Thank Hugh A
Vancouver, Canada
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152 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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, they laughed and said the rain. It smelled like an unclean boat, with bits of... More 

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Sopelana, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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.

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Thank Ane18
Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 lines, scaled and filleted. We just had all the fun. We saw a small pod... More 

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Thank lizzie1953
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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 we walked across the road to Vinnies Fish & Chips and they cooked them up... More 

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Thank AndyRedden
Wagga Wagga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

Whilst in Paihia my friend and I organised a morning out with Blue Sea Charters. We went on the 9am-1pm charter on the MV Splash. It was post World Cup morn so as a couple of Aussies we thought we might be in for some good ribbing but it was all very civil. The day dawned a lovely November morning... More 

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