Tauranga Marine Charters - Manutere

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out of 5 stars from 34 reviews See all 34 reviews
Pier D34 Tauranga Bridge Marin…
Tauranga, New Zealand

Tauranga Marine Charters - Manutere offers fishing trips in the scenic Bay of Plenty. Experienced crew, solid catch, and a comfortable boat is what you’re getting when you come along. If you’ve been wanting to try getting Snapper, Trevally, John Dory, and other reef inhabiting fish, book your spot!

Tauranga Marine Charters is the brainchild of Captain Brett Keller. A seasoned angler himself, Captain Brett has been fishing for over three decades. His vast experience will be of hand when taking on these feisty and tasty fish.

You will be fishing aboard Manutere, a 44’ custom made boat that can accommodate large groups. Up to 25 anglers can book a day trip, and parties of up to 10 can book some of the longer outings. The boat is rigged with navigational electronics, has a multimedia system, a toilet, and stores life jackets. You will also have at your disposal a first mate.

In terms of the fishing gear—bring your own, or rent it onboard. These are the prices based on the style and technique:
- $25.00 - Bottom Fishing Rod,
- $10.00 - Bait,
- $25.00 - Hapuka Fishing Rod,
- $15.00 - per Trace + $10.00 - Bait.

When packing for the trip, you will want to bring sunblock, a cap, sunnies, comfortable clothes and footwear. You won’t need a fishing license.

So, what about styles and fishing grounds? The deep dwellers are mostly around the beautiful Mayor island (Tuhua). The Moiti island boasts a fine array of shallower waters and is superb for fishing the table fare species.

Choose the package you like, and join Capt. Brett!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Private Hapuku Charter - Weekends
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Nov - 1 Apr (Sat, Sun)
    US$ 1021
    up to 25 persons
    Hire the boat exclusively for a group of up to 10 people. These trips go out to Tuhua island and you'll be fishing in around 200 metres for Bass, Hapuku, Blue Nose, and more. It's a seasonal trip that can be fun to both experienced and novice anglers. You don't need a fishing license, but you need to take care of the fishing gear. Have a look at the prices provided to see whether you want to rent from the crew. Dress comfortably, and bring a camera along.
  • Private trip
    Private Bottom Charter - Weekends
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available (Sat, Sun)
    US$ 953
    up to 25 persons
    This is a great way to spend your weekend. Hire the boat exclusively for your group. Up to 20 people. Bottom fishing in up to 80 metres deep for Tarakihi, Snapper, and more. We fish from the Mount to Mayor to Motiti islands and everywhere in between. We'll take you to wherever we think you'll catch the most fish. You can rent the fishing gear from the crew. Pack sunnies, bring eskies, and put on comfortable clothes. You don't need a fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Private Hapuku Charter - Weekdays
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Nov - 1 Apr (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    US$ 953
    up to 25 persons
    Hire the boat exclusively for a group of up to 10 people. These trips go out to Tuhua island and you'll be fishing in around 200 metres for Bass, Hapuku, Blue Nose, and more. It's a seasonal trip that can be fun to both experienced and novice fishermen. You don't need a fishing license, but you need to take care of the fishing gear. Have a look at the prices provided to see whether you want to rent from the crew. Dress comfortably, and bring a camera along.
  • Private trip
    Private Bottom Charter - Weekdays
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    US$ 885
    up to 25 persons
    This is a great way to catch up with your friends and family. Hire the boat exclusively for your group. Up to 20 people. Bottom fishing in up to 80 metres deep for Tarakihi, Snapper, and more. We fish from the Mount to Mayor to Motiti islands and everywhere in between. We'll take you to wherever we think you'll catch the most fish. You can rent the fishing gear from the crew. Pack sunnies, bring eskies, and put on comfortable clothes. You don't need a fishing license.
  • Shared trip
    Hapuku Trip (Shared)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Nov - 1 Apr
    US$ 102
    per person
    This full day trip is generally a 7am till 7pm trip that will take you out to the Mayor Island to catch one of the larger species found here in deep water. It's a seasonal trip that can be fun to both experienced and novice fishermen. You don't need a fishing license, but you need to take care of the fishing gear. Have a look at the prices provided to see whether you want to rent from the crew. Dress comfortably, and bring a camera along.
  • Shared trip
    Bottom Fishing - Adults (Shared)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 54
    per person
    If you are on your own or with a small group, this is the trip for you. All gear can be supplied, bring your lunch and we'll do the rest. Ten hours is enough time to go fishing for numerous species that live here. You'll go bottom fishing in up to 80 metres deep for Tarakihi, Snapper, and more. We will fish from the Mount to Mayor to Motiti islands and everywhere in between.
  • Shared trip
    Bottom Fishing - Kids (Under 15)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 40
    per person
    If you are on your own or with a small group, this is the trip for you. All gear can be supplied, bring your lunch and we'll do the rest. You'll go bottom fishing in up to 80 metres deep for Tarakihi, Snapper, and more. We will fish from the Mount to Mayor to Motiti islands and everywhere in between. We'll take you to wherever we think you'll catch the most fish. This price is for kids under 15. The fishing license is supplied.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Bluenose Warehou
Hapuka
John Dory
Snapper (Pink)

Tarakihi
Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Length
44 ft
Capacity
25 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Multimedia System
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

First Mate
Fishing License Included

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Bank Transfer

About the Captain

Brett Keller
Tauranga, New Zealand
Member since December 2014
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Brett Keller is the owner of the Tauranga Marine Charters. He and his vessel Manutere are the right choice for some fine angling around the local fisheries. With decades of fishing experience, Capt. Brett is proud of putting his passengers onto the fish - consistently. His professionalism and expertise of his crew enjoy the trust of numerous repeat customers.
Response time: 13 hours
Response rate: 90%

Customer Reviews

4.11 out of 5 stars from 34 reviews

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Fished July 7, 2018
Brett Keller (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 7, 2018

Thanks Dan.
The kingy, and albatross and mollymawks were a nice bonus also

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Great weather, good size fishes and spots, not as many fish as last time, but still a great experience and fishing day. Would recommend any time!

Fished June 9, 2018
Brett Keller (The Captain)
Replied to this review on June 20, 2018

Thanks Kai, looking forward to seeing you again

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Was a great day. We caught fish from the moment we put our rods in. Captain was helpful and friendly.

Fished May 12, 2018
Brett Keller (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 31, 2018

Thanks for choosing us and pleased you had a good day, which is always the plan!
See you again sometime, cheers Brett

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