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Stu Dever Fishing Charters

#15 of 42 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Queenstown Features Animals
Beach Street | Steamer Wharf, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 274 333 052
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Half day out on the water!

Stu was personable and attentive. We hauled in four keepers - one being the biggest catch of the... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Ryan L
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
How to make a 5-year old's vacation...

Great day out with Stu on Lake Wakatipu. Despite the intermittent rain, and also a slow start in... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Kreacher
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Hong Kong, China
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Beach Street | Steamer Wharf, Queenstown, New Zealand
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+64 274 333 052

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Stu was personable and attentive. We hauled in four keepers - one being the biggest catch of the week! This is my second charter out with Stu and would recommend to anyone!! Thanks Stu, Ryan, AJ, JC and JR

Thank Ryan L
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thanks Ryan...hope you guys enjoyed your fresh fish for lunch....

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great day out with Stu on Lake Wakatipu. Despite the intermittent rain, and also a slow start in terms of fish caught, Stu was a knowledgeable and entertaining host. Our family group included a 5-year old, who had a fantastic time, and was fully engaged...More

Thank Kreacher
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Great day out, Stu is a great guide full of great stories about the area. Fishing is great going and his boat is very well equipped. Stu recommended we take our catch over to the pub and man they taste great that fresh. Doesn't get...More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

My partner and I were both total newbies in fishing but we signed up anyway. According to Stu we had an usually quiet afternoon but we still caught three fish (two rainbow trout and one salmon) in I think a couple of hours. It was...More

Thank DX_Singapore
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you for your comments...yes the scenery from the boat is amazing, especially in the Fall....I hope that you enjoyed your fish for dinner...see you next time Regards Stu

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

What a great experience! Stu is a great fishing guide. You can be as involved as you'd like to be. We went out for just two hours and each caught a few fish, which we were able to bring back and cook! Stu is very...More

Thank Staceyesmith
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you for your nice comments....nice photo of the fish, not so good of the fisherman******regards Stu

Reviewed 26 March 2017

Half a day of fishing on Lake Wakatipu with Stu is an unforgettable experience. The scenery is amazing, of course, and Stu's local knowledge on many aspects adds interest while getting to and from the fishing grounds. His stories are very entertaining too! I'm glad...More

1  Thank David M
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Hi David Thank you for review...what a great trip we had, and hope that you enjoyed all the fish you caught that you were going to BBQ up.....the fish here are from such clean and clear water, they taste really good.....see you guys next time...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

What a great morning! Stu picked us up and we then enjoyed two hours fishing in a beautiful environment. Although complete novices Stu made us feel very comfortable. We enjoyed two hours great conversation and came away with our dinner which we have just really...More

Thank lloydst1
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Thank you so much for your comments...I really enjoy teaching novices how to catch fish, and seeing their reactions after catching one....hopefully we will see you again sometime.

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Caught about 7 fish in a couple if hours which was awesome! Stu is a great guy with heaps of knowledge on fishing and the area. Thanks

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our half day fishing charter with Captain Stu. He is so knowledgeable about the area and tells the best stories! We caught plenty of fish... Took it to a local restaurant to prepare for our lunch!

Thank dhillyer
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I both caught salmon and rainbow trout and thoroughly enjoyed Stu's company and guidance. We highly recommend making this part of your Queenstown itinerary.

Thank Rebecca N
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Marianto L
Hi Stu, is it possible that we charter ur fishing boat with u of course for my family trip, 3A 2C, for fishing and that is your expert, on this June 25 or 26, how much will it cost and how many hours you give us? thanks marianto
26 February 2017|
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Response from Chinoook | Property representative |
Hi Yes I am available both days, and I would ensure that you guys are the only people on the boat...I would charge the caharter rate, which is $350 per hour....that price includes all fishing licences and equipment...I... More
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