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WELCOME TO MARLIN QUEEN FISHING CHARTERS!Serious about Big Game Fishing? Great so are we!Fishing aboard Marlin Queen is the ultimate game fishing experience in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. A successful blend of Rarotonga's best known and most trusted...more
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Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

You couldn’t ask for a better crew or experience when it comes to this place. Nothing was too out of the way for the skipper - he was full of laughs, the crew we met on the deck too are so welcoming and go the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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MarlinQueen, Director of Sales at Marlin Queen Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

Kia Orana Airplaneaddict Happy New Year! Thank you for choosing Marlin Queen Fishing Charters Ltd as your preferred game fishing company. we are delighted you have enjoyed your fishing trip with us and importantly you caught some fish. Well done and here is hoping that...More

Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

I bought this tour for the 3 of us on January 1st 2019 for leaving on January 2nd 2019 the company emailed me back saying that there was no availability even though they had no problem taking my $540 NZD totally unacceptable and I don’t...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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MarlinQueen, Director of Sales at Marlin Queen Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

Kia Orana 665lucg Thank you for taking the time to comment here and I trust that you all had a wonderful time in Rarotonga. Please allow me the opportunity to apologize profusely to you and colleagues for the complete oversight pertaining to our website booking...More

Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Went out for a half day shared charter on a rainy day, which the boys on the boat weren't bothered by. They provided food, water and all the gear, which was good quality and heavy duty. We were aiming for yellowfin tuna, mahi mahi (dorado/dolphinfish)...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Henry S
MarlinQueen, Owner at Marlin Queen Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Thank you for your feedback Henry! Glad you could get your bucket list fish. Look forward too seeing you when you're back on the rock!

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Went out on Strike Time in the end of November on a half day trip. Was a little bummed that we waited for a guy who had “car trouble”...who smelled like he just woke up and quit drinking at the same time. Left the harbor...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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MarlinQueen, Director of Sales at Marlin Queen Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

Kia Orana Tom, I remember meeting up with you all that morning and thank you for you complete understanding and patience. I hope to seeing you back on our paradise island of Rarotonga in the not too distant future. You're always welcome should you call...More

Reviewed 4 December 2018

Enjoyed the most beautiful day out fishing with the skipper perfect for the job. Excellent skills and safety practices.Definitely recommend if going Rarotonga don't miss on hoping on the Marlin Queen charters.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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MarlinQueen, Director of Sales at Marlin Queen Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

Kia Orana Rajeev L Thank you for taking the time to comment here and delighted to learn that you had a wonderful game fishing experience with us. We say here in Rarotonga " Ka Kite" which simply means "Will see you again" Happy New Year!...More

Reviewed 28 November 2018

We rented the boat for a private afternoon cruise so that we had the flexibility to come back whenever our kids were tired of being on the water. Everyone was helpful and Dominic was great at making arrangements to suit the needs of our kids....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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MarlinQueen, Director of Sales at Marlin Queen Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2019

Kia Orana CL5309 It is very touching and humbling what you had organised and showed the boy's whilst in Rarotonga. I loved seeing the boy's enjoy their day with their father on the water. Here is hoping that we will see you again very soon....More

Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Great day out with Captain Katoa and Adam. Really appreciate them taking us out on a Sunday. Got a great haul of fish with plenty of laughs and local knowledge. Delicious fresh tuna -and yummy lunch. Thanks from the Haddocks!More

Date of experience: November 2018
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MarlinQueen, Manager at Marlin Queen Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

Kia Orana Christine, Meitaki Maata for taking the time to comment about your recent trip with us here at Marlin Queen Fishing Charters. We are all truly grateful to have now made life long friends that are regulars to our beautiful paradise and I'm sure...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

We went out on their 6.5m boat looking for some fish. Trawled the ocean for 4-5 hours and after having no luck for a while received a call from their other boat that they were on to something. We sped to their location and immediately...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MarlinQueen, Manager at Marlin Queen Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Kia Orana rjwagener, Thank you for your review of Marlin Queen Fishing Charters Ltd. The team & I would like to thank you for choosing us as your preferred game fishing charter company whilst in Rarotonga. It is always great to learn that you all...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We booked a half-day fishing trip with Marlin Queen. Nobby looked after us and made sure we were set up with our crew. We hooked a marlin, but lost it shortly thereafter. However, we caught some nice yellowfin tuna, and they were fantastic in filleting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MarlinQueen, Manager at Marlin Queen Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Kia Orana, CanuckChick13_12 Thank you very much for your review of Marlin Queen Fishing Charters Ltd. It is always very rewarding to learn that the team had made your game fishing charter a memorable one. Not only have you caught fish on the day but...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018

5 Star for the crew at Marlin Queen Fishing Charters. Our skipper was a local who really knew his stuff and whilst we went out wide and did not get anything, he brought as back to the FAD and changed tactic and got us each...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MarlinQueen, Public Relations Manager at Marlin Queen Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Kia Orana Rick, Thank you so much for your review of Marlin Queen Charters Ltd. We are delighted that you had a wonderful time with our skipper and importantly that you each were able to catch and land a nice Yellow-fin Tuna. I will ensure...More

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ThistleMe
18 January 2019|
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Response from Tom H | Reviewed this property |
It worked out to 130ish US currency. Marlin queen 1/2 day was 5 hours.
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barrowsmith
15 October 2017|
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Response from lianzai | Reviewed this property |
you Can also take it to local restaurants and they cook it for you if you don't have facilities at your accommodation. I recommend Kikau Hutt. Best meal I've ever had 👌
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LaurenS4538
12 January 2017|
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Response from MarlinQueen | Property representative |
Hi there. Yes, we are definitely available next week for one out two days depending on if you want private or shared charter. Fishing is pretty good at the moment with a bit of everything around, we have had Marlin, Tuna... More
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