PRICING

Pricing for Fishing Charters

Tauranga and Mount Maunganui 
Are you organising an event?

Our fishing charters are perfect for:
  • Work functions
  • Christmas parties
  • Team building
  • Corporate shouts
  • Birthdays and anniversaries
  • Stag do’s and hen's nights 
Read on to learn more about the fishing charters we operate from Tauranga.

How Much Will It Cost?

Pricing 
Public Fishing Trips

Reef fishing 
  • Full day (8 am to 4 pm) or evening (4-30 pm to 9-30 pm): $100 adult, $80 child (under 13). Discounts may be available for groups at certain times. Please ask for the latest deals.
  • Overnight (23 hrs - 6 pm to 5 pm): $165 per person
Hapuka fishing 
  • Overnight (23 hrs - 6 pm to 5 pm): $190 per person

Private Charters

A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required to hold the day for a private charter or a group of over 10 people. The balance can be cash or credit card on the day (see payment methods below).

Normal Rates
  • Ratahi $1350 (day trip)
  • Te Kuia $1650 (day trip)
  • Te Kuia $1700 (overnight reef fishing around Motiti island-up to 10)
  • Te Kuia $1850 (overnight to Mayor island and hapuka fishing-up to 10) 
  • Te Kuia $2900 (overnight, two day trip to Motiti or Mayor Island, departing 7 am and returning at 5 pm the next day)
Discounts & Special Rates - Half/Full Day/Evening (up to 8 hours)
Low Season (1 April to 30 Oct)
  • Ratahi 12 to 25 Passengers $1250
  • Ratahi 6-12 Passengers $1000
  • Ratahi 1-6 Passengers $850
  • Te Kuia 12-25 Passengers $1550
  • Te Kuia 6-12 Passengers $1300
  • Te Kuia 1-6 Passengers $1200
High Season (1 Nov to 30 Mar)
  • Ratahi 12 to 25 Passengers $1350
  • Ratahi 6-12 Passengers $1200
  • Ratahi 1-6 Passengers $950
  • Te Kuia 12-25 Passengers $1650
  • Te Kuia 6-12 Passengers $1400
  • Te Kuia 1-6 Passengers $1300
Weekends, Public Holidays, Between Christmas & New Year
  • Ratahi $1350
  • Te Kuia $1650

Hire our gear

We have everything you need available for hire:
  • Reef fishing hire - $25 (includes your first lot of terminal tackle; trace, hooks and sinker)
  • Hapuka fishing hire - $30 rod charge plus $25 tackle charge
  • Replacement tackle is also available on board (but hopefully you don't need it!)
  • Terminal tackle for reef fishing $5 (trace, hooks and sinker)
  • Terminal tackle for hapuka fishing $25 (trace, hooks and sinker)
Bait

Bait can be purchased on board or you’re welcome to bring your own.
  • Bait $10 or $15 (squid pack)

Payment methods

Payment can be made by:
  • Internet banking deposit to our account (ASB 12 3209 0072586 00) or
  • Credit card (please be aware that a 2.25% card fee applies)
  • We regret to inform that we do not accept cheques

How do I book?
Request a booking online or phone 0800 224 278 to schedule your fishing trip.

Cancellation policy

If your trip is cancelled because of bad weather or mechanical problems an alternative booking or full refund will be offered. Cancellation will be solely at Blue Ocean Charters discretion.
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