Fishing in the Bay of Islands

The Bay of Islands is renown in New Zealand and Internationally as a mecca destination for big game fishing; including broadbill, marlin, tuna, kingfish; plus snapper, john dory and many more.  


While Peter and Helen spend alot of time keeping Abri Apartments Spic N Span for our guests, Peter's real passion is fishing!! and I don't mind getting out on the water as well; after all, who wouldn't in this spectacular paradise that we are very fortunate to live in!!

As well as being the owner/operators of Abri Apartments, Peter and Helen are also the owner/operators of Grand Cru Fishing Charters.  Grand Cru does private charters tailored specifically to our clients individual requirements; whether you wish to fish all day to "catch a big one', Or fish in the morning then relax, swim and sightsee in the afternoon; or you may like to experience the full package by going on the Ultimate Multi-day Fishing Charter!   For more details check out the Grand Cru Charters website.   


If your budget doesn't stretch to a private charter, there are plenty of options to choose from in the Bay of Islands for a share fishing trip for either a half day or a whole day, depending on how keen you are.   Check out the following Bay of Islands charter fishing operators that we are very happy to recommend to you (in no particular order of preference).

Posted by Helen Hadfield on August 31, 2021

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