Blue Sea Charters connect anglers with the beautiful Bay of Islands, New Zealand. The local waters are a favorite fishing destination for both tourists and locals alike.
You will be fishing with Captain Shane Shepherd. He will greet you with a warm welcome aboard ’Splash.’ She is a 36’ commercial boat which was built back in 1977. She comes powered by a 385 HP Yanmar engine and can comfortably take up to 12 passengers.
Splash is rigged with a GPS, Colour fish finder, and other professional accessories. She features a large cockpit, which is ideal for those keen fishing enthusiasts. There is a toilet on board - a much-needed thing when spending your day on board. Splash is also a record holder boat of various tournaments.
Blue Sea Charters experienced captain will assist you throughout the adventure. We bait your hooks, take the catch off your hook and fillet your catch when you’re done fishing.
Depending on the trip you decide to choose, you will be targeting Snapper, Hapuka, Kahawai, Trevally, Terakihi and Yellowtail Kingfish.
All fishing trips come inclusive with Penn and Shimano rods and reels, as well as bait. You don’t have to purchase a fishing license for recreational saltwater fishing in New Zealand.
The trips aboard ‘Splash’ depart from Paihia, Russell or Waitangi. Blue Sea Charters have two boats in their fleet, which you can check out if you scroll down and click on ’Blue Sea Charters.’
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Charter Operator
About this listing
Custom (Commercial) originally built in 1977. Powered by a 385HP Yanmar engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots.
Types of Fishing
If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.
Paihia Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Blue Sea Charters - Splash
- NZ $140 per person - Half Day Trip - Snapper (AM) (4 hours)
- NZ $140 per person - Half Day Trip - Snapper (PM) (4 hours)
- NZ $295 per person - 3/4 Day Trip - Kingfish (6 hours)
- NZ $1,895 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
- Live Bait Well
- Rods, reels & tackle (Penn, Shimano)
- Live Bait
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- First Mate
- Inshore Fishing
- Nearshore Fishing
- Reef Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Drift Fishing
- Deep Sea Fishing
- John Dory
- Snapper (Pink)
- Yellowtail Amberjack