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Kaikoura Fishing Charters

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We are a long standing charter company in Kaikoura, our skipper has over 25 years experience, and loves to catch fish and lobster! our new crew is a local guy born and breed in Kaikoura who loves the outdoors and the sea, and meeting new people to...more
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140 South Bay Parade | South Bay, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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+64 27 237 9410
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are family travelling nz for two weeks. Really lucky to choice the fishing trip. The captain teached us how to catch the fish. Was the first time done the thing like that so much fun and we enjoyed of it. Thanks the wonderful Alysha...More

Thank Jet382001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say it is one of the best fishing tour my family has experienced. Not only Tom and his crew made this tour as enjoyable as possible for both adults and children but also we ended up taking home more fish and crayfish...More

Thank ZhangT3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I looked the comments and worried to join this fishing tour initially. However I had a very bad experience with another fishing charter and thought nothing worser than that. Then I decided to join Kaikoura Fishing Charters. Oct 17 was a cloudy day, but the...More

Thank JOEYU1108
Tom F, Manager at Kaikoura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I’m so glad you enjoyed your charter with us! And you enjoyed your fresh fish and crayfish! We love sharing our knowledge of kaikoura and it’s wildlife with our customers! Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunshine, fish, crayfish was an amazing 3 hours on the water shared with locals and travelers. The children were well looked after. Thank you Kaikoura Fishing Charters!

Thank fletcherraquel
Tom F, Manager at Kaikoura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Awesome to hear you enjoyed your time with us! And I’m glad the children enjoyed it! Thank you for your feedback

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went out on a 2 hour trip where I caught lots of fish and was shown how to use the equipment! The crew were really helpful and was awesome to see the cray pots being lifted and emptied! They filleted and bagged up the...More

Thank amberpriddle
Tom F, Manager at Kaikoura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you amber for your feedback, we are very lucky with the views we get while fishing and how beautiful it is. Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Great time for our family, including 13yr old. Crew was excellent from sign in to finish. Coming from Hawaii where charters are $600 plus this was a great deal and fun. Ride out the Harbor can be bumpy. They have new electric reels which is...More

Thank Derek M
Tom F, Manager at Kaikoura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Was awesome to meet you guys and I’m glad you enjoyed your charter with us I hope you enjoyed your fish and crayfish and enjoyed the rest of your time in NZ.

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Wow what can I say A* love going to kaikoura nearly every time I have been on this fishing character 😉 beautiful scenery, amazing wildlife, great fishing 🎣 love the electric reels & yummy crayfish 😋 the crew where very helpful & I would definitely...More

Thank faye t
Tom F, Manager at Kaikoura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Awesome to hear you enjoyed your charter with us! The electric reels are a awesome bonus to make it more comfortable for our guests thank you so much for your feedback and we look forward to having you out again.

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with Tom, the five of us were catching fish non-stop. Caught a pile of lobsters on our way back. The boat is well equipped with electric wheelers and it definitely helped as we were wheeling in all the time. 和Tom有一段愉快的旅程,我们钓了很多鱼,几乎停不下来。回来的时候还捞了不少龙虾,每人带了两只回家。船上的电动钓具很好用,毕竟一直都在一百多米水深拉鱼上来。

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Tom F, Manager at Kaikoura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Awesome to hear you enjoyed your charter with us. We enjoyed having you out with us :) Thank you for your feed back.

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Fantastic skipper and crew, really helped my 5 kids catch lots fish ,kids ages ranged from 3 to 12 and all had trip of lifetime. Skipper showed 10 year old how depth sounder etc work he now wants to be a fisherman,awesome.! Great 👍 thanks...More

1  Thank JimK2704
Tom F, Manager at Kaikoura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hi Jim, I am so glad to hear you and the children enjoyed your Charter with us. That is awesome news about the young up coming fishermen! we look forward to having you out again! Kind Regards, Tom Fitzgibbon Kaikoura Fishing Charters

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Myself and 4 other mates did this fishing trip a couple of weeks ago.The deckie carried on like a complete tool the whole trip he was aggressive and had no personality whatsoever.We were in New Zealand for golden oldies rugby World Cup.The fishing was okay...More

1  Thank Steven H
Tom F, Manager at Kaikoura Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hi Steven, Im sorry to hear about this the deckhand is no longer with us and we have new friendly crew on board. Yes he should have explained about the striking from the start as part of the briefing. We are working hard as of...More

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