Enjoy Fishing in Kaikoura, New Zealand with Captain Steve

Cuddy Cabin
8 Guests

About This Boat

Enjoy Kaikoura, New Zealand by boat! Go fishing in Kaikoura, New Zealand on a "The Rodfather" Osprey 850 Cuddy Cabin for 120 NZD per person for 2 hours. Boat comes with all fishing gear, bait and tackle.

Our Vessel:

Type of Vessel: Osprey 850 Hard Top with a 300 hp 4 stroke Yamaha

Equipment: The Rodfather operates under the New Zealand Safe Ship Management Policy (MSA number) and carries all safety and navigational equipment including full electronics, sounder, GPS as required by Maritime New Zealand.  

  • It has a full survey with life jackets for 9 passengers
  • Crew: 1 skipper, however a deck hand can also be arranged if required.
  • Maximum number of passengers: 8

The Rodfather is available for individual and group bookings for half, full day and evening charters. 

Fishing Gear: We supply the latest and highest quality Shimano and Daiwa rods and reels.  We fish the latest techniques including jig fishing and stick baiting.

All tackle, soft baits and lures are provided by us however if you would like to bring your own gear please feel free to do so.

Onboard Catering: We are able to provide catering for groups by prior arrangement.


• Individuals:

  • 120 NZD for 2 hours
  • 140 NZD for 4 hours

• Groper & Blue Nose Fishing Trips:

  • 1,500 NZD for 1-8 people


  • 750 NZD


  • Type: Cuddy Cabin
  • Capacity: 8 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 hour
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 1 Day Prior

Rental Requirements

What to bring: The Rodfather provides the skipper, plus all tackle, soft bait, lures, ice, fuel and expert tuition.  You are welcome to bring your own rods & reels and whatever you would like to eat and drink.

Dress for the conditions: Winter fishing is great however it can get cold on the water so bring some warm windproof clothes and good footwear.


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Wheel steering
  • Fishing gear
  • Outboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Chart Plotter
  • Dodger
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Fish Finder
  • Bait
  • GPS

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