40' Sportfishing Charter in Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
Go fishing in the stunning Bay Of Islands in New Zealand 40ft Purpose built Sportfishing vessel for up to 10 anglers. Rates as low as $115 NZD per person. Rates: Game Fishing - Full Day • Per person: $350 NZD • Sole Charter: $1,950 NZD • Up to maximum 6 anglers Snapper Fishing • 4 Hours: $115 NZD per person • Full Day Sole Charter: $1,250 NZD • Up to 10 people Kingfish Fishing – 6 hour or Full Day • 6 Hours: $265 NZD per person • Sole Charter (6 hours): $1,450 NZD • Sole Charter (8 hours): $1,550 NZD • Max 6 people (maximum 4 rods fishing at once) Bay of Islands Sightseeing – Half Day / Full Day • Contact us for rates What You Can Expect: Do you want to go fishing for just a few hours? A full day? Maybe you’re geared up for a 4-day trip to discover the Northland east coast and find the big Marlin grounds. We have the comfort and capabilities whichever type of trip you prefer. We only use the best equipment Shimano has to offer so you can rest assured that you have the best chance to land the trophy fish of a lifetime. We fish 4kg to 37kg line weights and promote tag and release. We use the latest fishing methods to catch your fish, including: • live or strip baits • slow jigs • surface poppers • stick baiting • lure fishing • large live bait for those blue water species, and • tease and switch or splash baits. Whether you’re staying in Paihia, Russell, Opua, Waitangi, or anywhere in between, we can pick you up and drop you safely back on the wharf again after an enjoyable fishing trip. We can pick up from other ports by prior arrangement. Choose Your Own Adventure Game Fishing – Full Day The Bay of Islands was made famous by Zane Grey and its deep sea fishing world records for Striped, Blue and Black Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Skipjack Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna, Bluenose and Hapuku (Groper). Wildblue Charters offer full-day fishing trips (9 hours) in the stunning Pacific Ocean using the latest fishing methods of lures and tease and switch. We fish with a tackle from 10kg to 37kg. We also promote Tag & Release. Departure time to suit the fish bite from 7.00am. Snapper Fishing – 4 hour or Full Day New Zealand’s favorite fish. Best time to catch – all year round using strip baits, live bait, soft baits and slow jigs. We fish for snapper on reefs and structured areas using multiple methods to suit the time of year and conditions. Contact us for departure times. Kingfish Fishing – 6 hour or Full Day Best time to catch Yellow Tail Kingfish – all year round, but winter months can produce bigger fish with an average size of between 12-15kg plus. A very hard fighting fish with long runs, pound for pound, one of the best. We fish around deep drop-offs, reefs, rocky outcrops and islands using live baits, jigs and surface poppers. Potential world record fish are there to be caught, so come and test your stamina on one of these tough fish. Kingfish trips are based on early departure times. Bay of Islands Sightseeing – Half Day / Full Day Come and see the Bay of Islands and all its wildlife while cruising through the islands and sheltered bays. See dolphins and whales by chance, nesting bird colonies up close, visit island bird life sanctuaries and pest-free habitats. Please call to discuss your requirements. What to Expect Onboard: M.V Wildblue is a 12.2 meter (40 ft) purpose-built sports fishing vessel built by Salthouse NZ in 1996. Designed and built as a charter vessel to catch Marlin and inshore species she has a large cockpit suitable to fish up to 10 anglers. Powered by a 360 hp Volvo engine, she can cruise all day at 16 knots to get you to the best fishing locations fast and safe. She also features dual controls in the flybridge and cockpit, 2 large live bait tanks for our Kingfish and Snapper baits, Tuna tubes for large live bait trolling and plenty of space for your catch to be stored on ice for freshness. A large duckboard with a boarding ladder leads onto a large cockpit with a Relax game chair which also converts to a picnic table for those summer evening nibbles and drinks. We use Furuno electronics to find fish with the safety features of radar and GPS for navigation. With the modern features of a full galley and large comfortable saloon, 2 hot showers, a full flush outside toilet with holding tank for the environment and multiple bed configurations, we can cater for the novice or professional fisherman or woman.
- Captain is optional.
- You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
- 10 guests
- Sport Fisherman
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Fishing gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Wheel steering
- Inboard Engine
- Chart Plotter
- Twin Engine
- Fuel type: Gas
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
90% refund up to 20 days prior.
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