How does Blue Cod or Crayfish for dinner sound? That’s what you’ll be going after on your excursion with Kaikoura Fishing Tours. Spend a few hours fishing some of the deep waters just out from Point Kean trying to fill the boat with these delicious creatures.
With the assistance of Captain Tomo, you’re sure to have a productive day. An avid angler of over 20 years, he’s been running charters for almost just as long, so he knows exactly what makes a successful trip. Let him show you all the tricks of the trade, as you land plenty of fish to take home.
Step aboard the “Tessa B” and let the magic begin. The 40’ AMF commercial fishing boat comes fitted with everything you need for a fun and fruitful day out. With room for up to 18 guests, up to 12 of you can fish at the same time. Take advantage of the air-conditioned cabin as you relax, taking in the stunning scenery, and make use of the complimentary hot and soft drinks to stay refreshed.
When it comes to the fishing, the boat is geared up with downriggers to help you troll. Meanwhile, you’ll also have the pick of the latest Penn and Shimano gear as you bottom fish to entice the bite of some prized, delicious creatures. Just 4 miles offshore, the waters get as deep as 1000 metres, giving you a range of delicious fish to target.
Groupers, Sting Rays, Sea Perch, Bluenose, Cod – you name it, it’s here. Put your fishing skills to the test during your time aboard and you’ll reap the rewards tight away.
At the end of your trip, the crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home, or they can recommend a local restaurant where you can have it cooked up. Let the memories of a thrilling day out live long into the night, as you savor the taste of success.
You can even ask Capt. Tomo about longer trips to get the most out of your time in New Zealand’s rich waters. Come aboard Kaikoura Fishing Tours from spring through autumn, and get your hands on some prized fish!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Charter Operator
About this listing
AMF (Commercial) originally built in 2012. Powered by 2 480HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.
Types of fishing
You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
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:
FAQs about Kaikoura Fishing Tours
- NZ $60 per person - 2 Hour Trip–Kids & Spectators (AM) (2 hours)
- NZ $60 per person - 2 Hour Trip–Kids & Spectators (PM) (2 hours)
- NZ $120 per person - 2 Hour Trip (AM) Adults (2 hours)
- NZ $120 per person - 2 Hour Trip (PM) Adults (2 hours)
- NZ $140 per person - 3 Hour Trip Adults (AM) (3 hours)
- NZ $140 per person - 3 Hour Trip Adults (PM) (3 hours)
- NZ $160 per person - 4 hour Trip Adults (AM) (4 hours)
- NZ $160 per person - 4 hour Trip Adults (PM) (4 hours)
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- Drinks (, tea, coffee)
- Fishing License
- Inshore Fishing
- Offshore Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Bluenose Warehou
- Cod (Blue)
- Conger Eel
- Grouper (Black)
- Perch (Yellow)