Tony Orton - Offshore Adventures

Alamar Crescent
Mangawhai Heads, New Zealand

Offshore Adventures is one New Zealand’s premier fishing charter companies and is based in the stunning seaside village of Mangawhai Heads which is only a 1.5hr drive north of Auckland.

We offer a diverse fishery and within minutes of leaving the harbor you can be fishing for snapper and the famous yellowtail kingfish.

Further offshore to the Mokohinau Islands on the outer edge of the Hauraki Gulf you will be fishing reefs and structure that hold some of New Zealand’s trophy snapper and the mighty kingfish.
In the warmer months offshore of the Mokohinau Islands blue, black and striped marlin can be caught when the warmer currents push in.

Specialty: Lure fishing for yellowtail kingfish and snapper. Our well equipped Extreme Boats 8.5m (28ft) custom built centre cab vessel has been specifically designed and built for lure fishing in mind, top of the line Shimano tackle, Garmin electronics. Tony Orton is and internationally experienced Captain/Guide and will ensure you have an amazing sport fishing experience. 

Fishing Equipment / Tackle: Fishing techniques include live bait, artificial baits, top-water casting, jigging and saltwater fly. Offshore Adventures offers packages including full day inshore trips and full day offshore trips out to the amazing Mokohinau Islands.
Accommodation: Accommodation and catering can be arranged.

Boat Details:

8.5m Extreme Boats Center Cabin (full walk around)
Powered by twin Honda 200hp outboards
Cruise speed 24 knots (max speed 40 knots)
Latest Garmin electronics and chirp sounder/fish finder
Maximum of 5 anglers
Flush toilet in private cabin
4 x Tuna tubes and large live well
Quality Shimano Tackle (use on a pay if break or loose policy)

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About this listing

Boat Specs

Hardtop (Walkaround) originally built in 2012. Powered by 2 200HP Honda engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

28 ft
5 persons
Types of Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Targeted Species
John Dory
Marlin (Striped)

Salmon (Australian)
Snapper (Pink)

Trevally (Silver)
Yellowtail Amberjack
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Orion handmade custom topwater
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Bank Transfer.

About the Captain

Tony Orton
Mangawhai Heads, New Zealand
Member since March 2015
Tony has fished the Pacific Islands, New Zealand, Asia, Central America, the Atlantic, Oman and Mediterranean Seas. Being a fully certified Captain and marine engineer and a life time of experience on the ocean Tony will ensure your safety and comfort is looked after and being rounded in all aspects of sport fishing Tony is equally passionate about chasing Snappers inshore to Marlin and Tuna offshore. Tony surrounds himself with quality people, purpose built boats and top of the line tackle and equipment to ensure the best possible results.