Riko Boat Charters - Riko Riko

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Auckland, New Zealand

Riko Boat Charters are located in Auckland, New Zealand, and offer inshore fishing on the Hauraki Gulf. Your next fishing adventure is only a step away, and care is always taken while fishing on “Riko Riko”. Just kick back and relax, it’s your day to go fishing in the company of the like-minded. The easy-going and experienced crew have lots of return customers and are always looking for someone new to enhance their fishing experience.

The “Riko Riko” is a 38 ft Lidguard. It has a great history as a versatile commercial vessel, fishing both the North and South Islands, and out of Auckland for the last 7 years. With plenty of space, it can accommodate up to ten anglers, and always has a great atmosphere on board. It is powered by a 180HP Ford engine, and is equipped with GPS, fishfinder, radar and VHF radio. It features outriggers, live bait tank, and ice box, as well as a kitchen and toilet.

Riko Boat Charters offer full day trips, which can be flexible to suit group bookings. Target species include Snapper, Kahawhai (Salmon), Trevally, Gunard, John Dory, Squid, Kingfish, and more. The crew will provide everything you need - just bring your lunch or snacks, walk on and walk off, and enjoy yourselves! Make your way to Bayswater Marina by car, ferry or bus.

“Do it now before they make a law against it”

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  • Private trip
    Full Day Group Charter (6-10 pax)
    In demand!
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    US$ 729
    up to 10 persons
    Rods and Bait are Supplied. Join this fun crew for a full day of fishing, targeting Snapper, Kahawhai, Trevally, Gurnard, John Dory, Squid, Kingfish, and more. The crew will provide everything you need - just bring your lunch or snacks, and have a great day on the water!
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About this listing

Targeted Species

John Dory
Snapper (Pink)
Trevally (Silver)

Boat Specs

Lidguard (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1969, and restored in 2008. Powered by a 180HP Ford engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 10 knots.

38 ft
10 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Fishing License Included


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.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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:
Bank Transfer

About the Captain

Bryan Connell
Auckland, New Zealand
Member since March 2016
I love the wildlife, dive when I can, and fish as much as possible. I have skippered many Charter Vessels since "Riko Riko", both big and small, but she has been in my care for 8 years now and still improving somewhere. Old is Gold and Wood is Good, and the fish seem to love swimming around her "That's for Sure".
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5 stars from 24 reviews

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A fun fishing trip catching three species of fish. Learned some skills in filleting too!

Fished May 5, 2018
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Fished March 28, 2018
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Fished March 17, 2018
Bryan Connell (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 27, 2018

It was a great day Thanks for coming on another adventure with Riko Boat Charters

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