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).
The Suite: Thanks for your kind hospitability. You have a well kept guest accommodation. All the Best.
Heather and Tony, Luxembourg
The Palms: Finally, a comfortable bed! Had a wonderful anniversary at this accommodation. Beautiful spot, close to shops and so comfortable. Thank you Helen
Mr and Mrs Smith, Kaitaia, NZ
The Treetops: Amazing Stay. Helen you were lovely. Would love to stay again.
Scotty, Auckland, NZ
The Treetops: An amazing place to spend a week in the middle of winter! Thank you for a wonderful stay here.
Stu and Josie, Christchurch, NZ
The Treetops: Wonderful retreat. Perfect location. Love all the little details that make this place so luxurious. Thank you so much.
Gerard and Melanie, Golden Bay, NZ
The Palms: Magical spot to chill and take in the amazing views. We will be back another time. Cheers
Bryon and Michele, Hamilton, NZ
The Treetops: Wonderful view for breakfast! Had a great time at Paihia!
Anne and Claude, Auckland, NZ
The Suite: Spectacular Views! Everything you need is here - perfect place to stay. :-)
Ethan and Nicole, Wellington, NZ
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Helen, Abri Apartments, Paihia, New Zealand
The Palms: Thank you Helen and Peter. Beautiful place to stay. Have loved it. Will Come back again.
Liz and Bernie, Christchurch, NZ