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Koura Bay Fishing Charters

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236 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 3003
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Great afternoon

Other than the rain falling and the waves being to big to fish, for the short time we had on the... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Y3882OGemmaw
via mobile
Want Fish and Crayfish?

Gerard and/or his crew are the ones to find crayfish, perch, and blue cod in record time. Nothing... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Heather M
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Brisbane, Australia
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236 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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+64 3-319 3003
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Other than the rain falling and the waves being to big to fish, for the short time we had on the boat it was wonderful and entertaining, Craig and Bradley made us feel very welcome, even speaking Chinese to make my inlaws feel comfortable. I...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Gerard and/or his crew are the ones to find crayfish, perch, and blue cod in record time. Nothing like a double hook-up in 77 metres of water!

Thank Heather M
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

If you have one thing to do in New Zealand is this Fishing day, because it's not just 3h of fishing, it's a complete day with the best people ever! They make sure everyone are having fun, that everyone is safe and not sick and...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Myself and some friends did this trip last month and we are so glad we did. From start to finish it was amazing. Got to see dolphins and how they catch crayfish as well as catching some yummy fish on the rods too. Captain Craig...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Me and my friends went out with Jerrys guys a couple of weeks ago. The guys where great, one of my friends was scared of boats and another one gets sea sick, the skipper took care to be easy with the boat, and they both...More

Thank han-west
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

It's my first fishing in the sea but feel awesome. Thanks Jerry for everything especially the cray fish party😃. Love Jake's singing and John's performance. What a great afternoon. Will be back any time when I have chance. Thanks guys!

Thank Rocky S
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Due to the earthquake we discussed going to Kaikoura for a while. As the road north to Picton is closed (and will be for another six months), this visit would have meant that we had to deal with a huge detour. But in the end...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

If all the World was like Gerry and his crew, imagine what a wonderful world it would be! Such down to earth, genuine, kind, and friendly people who went out of their way to be so helpful.

1  Thank Heather M
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Very kind, humourous, professional and generous Captain Gerard and his crews. We went fishing with captain's crews and we saw fur seals, some baby dolphins swimming with their moms, got lots of big perches and crayfish. Sophie rose is not a brand new large vessel,...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great trip with my boyfriend, first the crew took us to some of the cray pots that had been set the night before to look for crayfish (there were so many, but a lot had to go back into the ocean as they...More

Thank Mekilah A
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