Captain
Simon Cruickshank

Member since August 2014

Queenstown, New Zealand

Background
Simon Cruickshank has been fishing and guiding for a quarter of a century in the beautiful freshwater fisheries of Otago and Southland. Simon skippers all his trips with a love and enthusiasm for these local waters that you can't help but get swept up by. He aims to make everyone fall in love with Lake Wakatipu and its many surrounding rivers, just as he did many years ago.

Hey, I'm Captain Simon Cruickshank

Queenstown, New Zealand
Background
Simon Cruickshank has been fishing and guiding for a quarter of a century in the beautiful freshwater fisheries of Otago and Southland. Simon skippers all his trips with a love and enthusiasm for these local waters that you can't help but get swept up by. He aims to make everyone fall in love with Lake Wakatipu and its many surrounding rivers, just as he did many years ago.
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Queenstown Fishing - Nikita

Queenstown
trips from US$ 174

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4.33
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
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Good experience
80%
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100%
Recommend this charter
71%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Joel Boucher
Brighton East, VIC
 5.00
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Fishing with Simon

VERIFIED   NEW  November 17, 2018
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Shi Yuan
Invercargill, Southland
 4.33
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January fishing trip

VERIFIED   January 2, 2018
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Paul Evans
Invercargill, Southland
 5.00
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QUEENSTOWN FISHING THE WAY IT SHOULD BE

VERIFIED   October 31, 2016
This tip on Lake Wakapitu on board the vessel Nikita with Simon the owner was a great experience and we thoroughly recommend...
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Mary Willmer
New Zealand
 4.00
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Half day trip with captain Simon

VERIFIED   April 9, 2018
Very friendly. He tried to find fish but none caught. Disappointed.
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John Dicker
Australia
 4.33
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   November 28, 2017
The boat and skipper were good - however the fishing was not good.  Only one hook up all day - a small rainbow which spat...
John Dicker does not recommend Queenstown Fishing - Nikita
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