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Blue Sea Charters

Member since December 2017 Paihia, New Zealand
Background
Northland fishing charters departing Paihia, Russell, Waitangi. Experienced skippers and crew that know all the great fishing spots in beautiful Bay of Islands. Operating 20+ years, catering for experienced or novice anglers wanting the joy of catching fish. Snapper, Kingfish, Terakihi plus others.

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Paihia, New Zealand
Background
Northland fishing charters departing Paihia, Russell, Waitangi. Experienced skippers and crew that know all the great fishing spots in beautiful Bay of Islands. Operating 20+ years, catering for experienced or novice anglers wanting the joy of catching fish. Snapper, Kingfish, Terakihi plus others.

My Charter Listings

Blue Sea Charters - Splash

50 reviews
Paihia
In demand!
trips from $85

Blue Sea Charters - Skipper Jim

13 reviews
Paihia
trips from $85

Fishing Reports

Kingfish trip

January 21, 2018

The weather is starting to swing around after a week of North Easterlies. Had a Kingfish trip on today and whilst it started slow after the bad weather we have been getting of late, the Kingfish started to bite… Read Full Report →


Kingfish trip.

January 09, 2018

After the big winds and a stormy weekend the fish are starting to return to the bay. The weather has stabilised and the water temperature is running a nice 23 degrees with nice seas. Had a sole charter with… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.63
out of 5 stars from 63 reviews
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Crew
Experience
Snapper Fishing half day with Shane.
Snapper Fishing half day with Shane.
Snapper Fishing half day with Shane.
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
98%
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Tim N.
Auckland, Auckland
 5.00
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Half day trip with Rick and Shane

VERIFIED   January 5, 2020
Family of 5 had a lot of fun. We all caught snapper. It was super-easy and relaxing. Rick and Shane did everything for us,...
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Shunsuke O.
 5.00
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  July 13, 2020
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Anmika S.
Auckland, AUK
 5.00
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Great day out with a great Captain Shane

VERIFIED   December 24, 2019
We had a great day - Shane was an expert who took us straight to the snapper! We had a fun day (it was Christmas Eve!) and...
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Carolyn F.
New Zealand
 4.67
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Snapper Fishing half day with Shane.

VERIFIED   March 11, 2020
The weather was fantastic,  the fish were biting and Shane was ready with more bait at a moment’s notice. ...
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Pablo V.
Whangarei, NTL
 5.00
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Half day with Captain Shane on Splash

VERIFIED   December 29, 2019
Best fishing experience ever !!! Amazing day with Captain Shane and Rick . They really know their stuff , caught plenty of...
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