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 Rick Mancer Rick 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 10 passengers.Cruising at 15 knots ‘Splash’ gets you to the fishing grounds fast!
Splash is rigged with a GPS, Colour fishfinder, 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.
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
FAQs about Blue Sea Charters – Splash
- NZ $170 per person - Half Day Trip - Snapper (AM) (4 hours)
- NZ $170 per person - Half Day Trip - Snapper (PM) (4 hours)
- NZ $325 per person - 3/4 Day Trip - Kingfish (6 hours)
- NZ $1,995 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
Meet the Charter Operator
About this listing
Custom (Headboat) originally built in 1977, and restored in 2022. 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 the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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: