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Kingfish New Zealand


Discover the ultimate thrill of fishing for Kingfish in the stunning waters of New Zealand.
Book your trip now and reel in the adventure of a lifetime!


Big Fish Bay of Islands NZ Fishing Kingfish Charters
Private charters and small group angling adventures in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand
NZ KINGFISH CHARTER – Experience the best saltwater fishing New Zealand has to offer on a private or small group fishing charter with Big Fish Bay of Islands.

Are you looking to plan a thrilling fishing trip? Look no further than the Bay of Islands in New Zealand, a destination that promises unforgettable experiences for anglers of all levels.

First and foremost, the Bay of Islands boasts a stunning location that sets the scene for a fishing adventure of a lifetime. With its crystal-clear waters, rugged coastline, and over 140 subtropical islands, this destination offers a unique and picturesque backdrop for your king fishing excursion.

Moreover, the Bay of Islands is renowned for its abundant fish species, including the mighty kingfish. This fish can grow up to 1.5 meters in length and can weigh over 50 kilograms, making it a challenging catch for even the most experienced anglers.

In addition, the Bay of Islands offers a variety of fishing techniques to help you maximize your chances of success. From jigging and bait fishing to live-baiting and trolling, there are options for everyone. And with local guides who know the waters like the back of their hand, you can be sure to have a successful and safe fishing trip.

Another advantage of fishing in the Bay of Islands is the range of accommodation and activities available for you to enjoy during your downtime. Whether you prefer luxury resorts or camping under the stars, there is an option to suit your needs. And with opportunities for swimming, hiking, and exploring the local wildlife, you can make the most of your time in this breathtaking part of New Zealand.

Last but not least, the Bay of Islands is easy to access, with a variety of transport options available. Whether you choose to drive, fly or take a ferry, you can reach this destination with ease, ensuring a stress-free start to your fishing adventure.

In conclusion, the Bay of Islands in New Zealand is a must-visit destination for any angler looking for a unique and challenging fishing experience. With its stunning location, abundance of fish species, and range of fishing techniques, you are sure to have an unforgettable trip. So why wait? Start planning your next fishing adventure in the Bay of Islands today!

NZ Kingfish Charter
A 6 hour fishing charter where hard-fighting kingfish and trophy snapper are our game.

Book the boat or join a shared Bay of Islands NZ KINGFISH CHARTER and experience some of the finest saltwater fishing New Zealand has to offer. With a maximum group size of 4 people, you’re guaranteed the best chance of catching the revered kingfish, or a big trophy snapper.

We’ll start by departing early to catch jack mackerel and other live baits, and then head out to the deeper reefs or huge bait schools in the middle grounds in search of our target species.

With top quality Shimano gear and expert tuition if you need it, there’s nothing to stop you from catching the fish of a lifetime. Can you handle the fast and furious Bay of Islands kingfish? Book now and find out!


Fish and Stay NZ kingfish Charter package 2 Anglers NZD

Fish (2 Anglers) Stay (2 Anglers)

Fish and Stay Package 2 anglers

1 Day Fish $745 Acc $280 Total NZ$1075
2 Day Fish $1440 Acc $400 Total NZ$1840
3 Day Fish $2180 Acc $600 Total NZ$2780
4 Day Fish $2900 Acc $800 Total NZ$3700    

Fish and Stay Package4 anglers

Fish (4 Anglers) Stay (4 Anglers)

1 Day Fish $1100 Acc $330 Total NZ$1430
2 Day Fish $2100 Acc $610 Total NZ$2710
3 Day Fish $3150 Acc $920 Total NZ$4070
4 Day Fish $4200 Acc $1220 Total NZ$5420

All prices in NZD – Subject to availability and seasonality

Departure: 7am from Paihia, Russell or Waitangi. Bring lunch and a jacket


NZ kingfish Charter

Paul and Tina Hallowes welcome you to our slice of paradise in the beautiful Bay of Islands.

With a partial view of the ocean, shops & beach within walking distance this modern clean apartment will enable you to create a weekend escape or family holiday full of memories in the Bay of Islands.

Centrally located, this recently redecorated, well-appointed, air-conditioned, 2 bedroom apartment is situated above the garage in a block of 3. Both bedrooms contain super king beds which can be separated into two singles making this apartment ideal for two couples or a family (please request configuration at time of booking).

The kitchen is open plan and fully self-contained with dishwasher, coffee machine, microwave, fridge, hotplates, kitchen utensils, pots and pans and basic kitchen staples allowing you to prepare a simple meal. There is a dining table for meals and a lounge area with a flat screen, multi-channel TV, including sport channels.. A ranch slider leads out onto a private deck which can be adjoined with the other units should you be holidaying with family or friends. There is also access to a private bbq area out the back with an outdoor table setting. Downstairs is a private and secure garage for parking with laundry facilities. If you’ve brought the boat with you there is a wash down facility and a filleting bench for your daily catch. Wifi is available free of charge.

Let us guide you on an unforgettable journey fishing in some of the most scenic areas in the Bay of Islands – the ‘Angler’s Eldorado’.

Paihia – Heart of the Bay of Islands

Our home base is Paihia the hub of the Bay of Islands, where bus tours to other areas leave and boat trips around the bay begin. Paihia has a variety of accommodation types available and is almost wall to wall motels along both the waterfront and the road entering town. This means that, except in the height of the season, around Christmas, it is relatively easy to find accommodation.

Te Tii Bay at the north end of Paihia is a popular beach for swimming and fishing. Its shore is lined with pohutukawa trees, and in late November and December when the trees are in bloom, the waterfront is a spectacular blaze of red. At the south end of the beach there is a children’s playground that is always popular.

From Paihia you can take a ferry across to Russell, or it is a short drive (or thirty minute walk) to Waitangi where, on 6th February each year, the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi is commemorated and festivities are held. This is a great day to visit our most important heritage site. Waitangi Day is one of the rare occasions when the great waka Ngatokimatawhaorua, is taken out on the water, paddled by nearly a hundred young warriors.

In May the sound of country music echoes around the bay. This annual Paihia Country Music Festival has events in Paihia, Russell, Waitangi and Haruru Falls. It is easy to move between venues so that you do not miss hearing your favourite musicians. In August The Bay of Islands Jazz Festival is held over a weekend at the same four venues. This is a must attend event for those who love jazz.

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