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Address: 204 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 27 524 5687
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kaikoura fishing tours! come and experience the fun of fishing while taking...

kaikoura fishing tours! come and experience the fun of fishing while taking in the breath taking views of the kaikoura seaward mountains and if you are lucky you can catch a glimpse of the mighty humpback whale or the playful dusky dolphins,book today you will not be dissapointed.

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Non-stop Catching

I was fortunate to find that Ben had booked a couple for a 3:00 tour, and had room for a single. We started by landing a couple of crayfish pots. When I heard crayfish, I was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tomo and Jake were very knowledgeable and helpful to all on the trip, especially a Malaysian lady who had never fished before and certainly had 'beginners luck'. Caught fish, and took home a crayfish each. A great way to spend an afternoon.

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Thank Heather M
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40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was fortunate to find that Ben had booked a couple for a 3:00 tour, and had room for a single. We started by landing a couple of crayfish pots. When I heard crayfish, I was thinking of the Louisiana crayfish a couple of inches long and basically bite size. I was shocked to see a cage full of small... More 

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Thank Mark C
Kaikoura
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of fish and a very helpful crew, looked after the inexperienced asian participants with great patience.

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Thank davidsZ774LS
tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Hi Guys Great to hear you had a good trip ,hopefully you will visit us again Thanks Tomo & Anita More 

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45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic time on the fishing tour. It lasted 2 hours in total. We spent the first half catching crayfish. Tomo taught us about how to sustainably catch them, distinguish their gender and we helped make the bait boxes. For the second half, we went out further to sea to catch some fish in the deep water. They... More 

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1 Thank Georgina K
tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Great to hear you had a good time out there, enjoy the rest of your holiday More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Just been out with Tomo and Jake for a 2 hour fishing trip. Learned about crayfish sizing and sexing on the way out to the fishing. Caught fish immediately as did everyone else on the trip. Like shooting fish in a barrel. Tomo and Jake are really friendly, knowledgeable and helpful and showed a genuine interest in each of us.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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166 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I've done a few fishing charters and this one was good, not great. The price was good for 4 hours on the water with a beautiful view. The crew was not overly friendly, nor were they rude. They were the friendliest when it was time to pay at the end of the day. They use one single fishing technique of... More 

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Thank ColoradoHighlander
tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry we didn't give you what you thought may be a 5 start trip, and I apologise if our crew weren't overly friendly. As is explained, all fish is caught, filleted, bagged and distributed evenly with all on board. Trying to keep everyones fish seperate is a bit of impossible feat on a... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

What a great charter on the way out we stoped and hauled in the cray pots .This is a hands on experience checking the crays for size and sex any that are undersize or females are thrown back tail clip then into the esky for safe keeping . Tomo the skipper explains why it is done this way . Then... More 

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Thank groovygooly
Singapore
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44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Anita was very pleasant and answered our email questions in the lead up to booking. We arrived to meet Tomo and Jake, who had been working like dogs for many weeks in a row and seemed a bit sluggish. But their enthusiasm picked up and they gave us a great trip. We also got to see how hard they work!... More 

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Thank tedcowan7
tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Glad you guys had a great time out there with us and enjoyed it! Hopefully we might take you out fishing again in the future :) More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

This was my 3rd year fishing with Kaikoura Fishing Tours and Tomo, the Skipper, delivered on the goods once again and shows his experience in these waters. I chose the four hour deep-sea fishing tour, as this tour allows more time to travel further out from shore and provide more time actually fishing. On our journey out, we stopped by... More 

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Thank ShaneZIP
tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Great to hear you had another wonderful trip with us! We look forward to taking you out again next year. Thanks for the great review More 

Carberry, Canada
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

This was a great experience!! We checked crayfish traps. The staff got us involved in measuring and marking keepers. The fishing experience itself was great because we seemed to be catching fish within 2-5 minutes and the staff would measure the keepers and fillet them for us to take home if we wanted. And while they filleted them they rebaited... More 

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Thank dicder
tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! Great to hear you enjoyed your trip and got to enjoy our little bit of paradise that we call home More 

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