Fishing Charters & Tours in Kaikoura

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Fishing Charters & Tours in Kaikoura

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  • Kate F
    London, UK23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great day out, and we were blessed with sunny weather. The booking was easy, check-in very friendly when we arrived, and the crew on board were hands on, very helpful and knowledgeable. We came away feeling great about catching so much fish! Dolphins and albatross thrown in close up, it could not have been a better day! Very impressed, too, with the integrity of sharing the crayfish.
    Written 4 April 2024
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  • Casey D
    Kaikoura7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Peter and the crew were a great team to look after us! Out for a girls trip with 14 pretty inexperienced people fishing they were helpful and knowledgeable. Great experience
    Written 12 November 2023
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  • Marie D
    Christchurch, New Zealand3 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Boat was a bit cramped for the number of people. Fishing wasn’t that great due to the sea conditions.
    Written 31 December 2023
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  • daylespursnz
    Christchurch, New Zealand28 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a great time. It was our first deep sea fishing trip and it was fantastic apart from the sea sickness :-). The staff were happy to help and chat. The gave advice and helped with all those that needed help. Perch perch and more perch but at least we caught something. It was a bonus to get some cray and also see dolphins, octopus and the sun.
    Thanks guys for a great morning
    Written 21 April 2018
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  • Jewel A
    1 contribution
    2.0 of 5 bubbles
    In good times, you only get 1 cray even if your trip got more. He will keep it - as per experience Feb 2023, In bad times (March 2024), he won't even bother to haul a few more pots to have people on boat get at least a cray each. His reasoning is that its not an assurance! ok fine! one group was two adults 1 kid and was given 1 big and 1 small, my friend and I, got 1 small. didn't even bother to make fair by giving us the big one and two for the other group since there's 3 of them having the child, not fair to us. I'm not born yesterday!! and it was really bad the second time around, there isn't much fish biting but that's understandable, (that's fishing!) but the treatment we receive is not. I will go back to the other charter that gives us whatever we haul for the trip. not to this. its a waste of money and bitter experience( the 2nd time around), also because I knew that in good times, you don't get the benefit as how you should be when that's how he treated us in the bad days of fishing. We also could've taken one of two barracudas home for our bait the next day but nope, he won't ask you. he is on his own world doing what is best only for him and not the ones paying him the money for the experience. i see another bad review from an Indian sounding name, and we are Asian too so I'm not sure if that is a factor.
    Written 16 March 2024
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  • Mark K
    19 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fished three times with Jackson, a first rate charter captain on a very seaworthy boat. With a little luck, you go home not only with fish, but with a crayfish (lobster) that a local restaurant (Coopers Catch) will cook for you. Highly recommended.
    Written 19 February 2024
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