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Black Pearl Fishing Charters

Cook Islands
+682 31 125
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Ranked #1 of 19 Activities in Aitutaki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Description: Deep sea fishing, Private lagoon/snorkelling tours, spearfishing in Aitutaki.(All snorkelling is guided and includes the outer reef)
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Previous reviews say it all ...... we are return customers for Mike & Mere at Black Pearl Charters and have nothing but praise for their hospitality and organisation. From arrival in Aitutaki to the dreaded departure NOTHING is a problem to these two as they deliver their professional service (and fish) to ensure an enjoyable experience and memories of the... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My wife and I are reasonably keen trout anglers but virgin deep-sea fisherfolk and we were so happy that Mike at Black Pearl Charters was recommended to us for our first-ever blue-water experience. We had a really good half-day trip and landed a decent-sized mahimahi after what seemed like a long fight. Apart from Mike's fair price, a well-equipped boat... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

we wanted a proper snorkelling trip, not one where half the time was spent on the beach as we could do that anytime. mere and leo delivered big time here and gave us a superb time. outside the reef was especially good and mere was great at pointing out things. and there was a fabulous morning tea which was a... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

One of our best days on Aitutaki was with Mere (and Leo) on a lagoon cruise. We were picked up and dropped off at our accommodation, spent the day on their lovely boat, and able to choose how long we stayed at each snorkelling and lunch spot. Mere is a wealth of knowledge and such a lovely person. The snorkelling... More

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Hamilton
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Again this year thoroughly enjoyed our mornings and afternoons in Black Pearl.We caught some lovely tuna. MIke is a brilliant captain and safety on his vessel is paramount.he has a great sense of humour and has great knowledge,Snorkellling with Mere, that is an amazing experience.They are a great team.

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Really enjoyed our morning out fishing with Mike and cant wait to come back and go out again. A bit of competition in the family with the a 2 to one catch to the lady aboard! Great breakfast too. found out Tamanu would have cooked it and Atiu Island accommodation would have paid us for our catch! We know next... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Talk about sensory overload! The snorkelling, the charter, the sights, the knowledge. This was without a doubt the most amazing experience of our holiday in Aitutaki. the fish, SO MANY! The water was crystal clear, the snorkelling fun and safe and we were guided by Mere, who has an intimate knowledge and love affair with this incredible lagoon. Honeymoon Island,... More

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Invercargill
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went out with Mike in the morning and my partner caught a 20+ kg yellow fin tuna, which he was stoked with. I caught a needle nosed something or other, and a bird! Dumb thing tried to steal my fish I caught and I ended up with it hooked and no fish. I call it the boobie prize. Then... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Mike is amazing! From the very start you knew he would let you do as much or little as you like... letting us get in on the live bait round up, and givins us all the details of what we were up to. Safety was good and thorough with a quick run through of the boat and how to drive... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and father in law had a great morning fishing with Mike and caught a yellow fin tuna each. Mike and his wife Mere are lovely friendly people and the catch was delivered back to our hotel at 5 pm all ready to be cooked and enjoyed. Could highly recommend .

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