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Address: Cook Islands
Phone Number: +682 31 125
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Description: Deep sea fishing, Private lagoon/snorkelling tours, spearfishing in...
Deep sea fishing, Private lagoon/snorkelling tours, spearfishing in Aitutaki.(All snorkelling is guided and includes the outer reef)
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This was the best day of our holiday without a doubt! Went out with Mike on the black pearl for a half day private charter...we caught a 20kg GT, some good sized snapper, bluefin... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This was the best day of our holiday without a doubt! Went out with Mike on the black pearl for a half day private charter...we caught a 20kg GT, some good sized snapper, bluefin and some others. mike had he latest gear and knew his stuff back to front. We were then lucky enough for him to are us on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We organized a half day tour which included fun on a sand bar, snorkeling around the pearl and clam rigs. Mere then had a fantastic lunch prepared for us before we set off to snorkeling grounds near one foot island. Overall a wonderful experience with wonderful tour guides. We took our two very young kids and they were very accommodating.... More 

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Kalmar, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We are so glad we had the chance to do a snorkle tour with Mere! We stayed in Aitutaki during Christmas time, and the weather at sea was pretty rough most of our days there with sunny skies but lots of waves and wind. When at last it calmed down we asked Mere to take us out and show us... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Mike is a keen and experienced skipper who doesn't make you feel small when you make cock ups. Tries really hard to locate and catch your fish, delivers it to your hotel (plus a return trip with your forgotten phone!), and offers alternative fishing ways if your prey is off the bite. You really can't go wrong with him.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stayed at tangikaara house for couple of weeks and we enjoyed meres hospitality and care. Mere is very friendly, caring and reliable. They provide very personal boat charters and snorkeling tours. Highly recommend mere and black pearl charters

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Just can't speak highly enough of Black Pearl. We are older and on holiday for goodness sake so opted to book 2 charters 1st was for a half day charter for fishing. I caught a 40lb mahi mahi which took the boat 1.4kms whilst I landed that beauty. Michael the skipper and my husband also Michael were both green with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I don't even know where to start! I read all the reviews before our trip and was unsure how the day could be that fantastic! We opted for the full day combo trip of fishing with Mike in the morning followed by the lagoon tour, snorkeling and island visits for the afternoon! Mike and Mere are complete professionals and have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Our two planned days of offshore /blue water fishing with Mike of Black Pearl Charters quickly changed to four! Experienced Kiwi/ Aitutakian Mike is truly the master of deep water fishing. Each day was fast paced and alternated targeted species. From successful trolling, casting for GTs in exquisite waters by the never ending reef system to catching many dinners....fishing with... More 

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Husband went out with Mike for the morning and caught us lunch! Mike was knowledgable, friendly helpful and lunch was also good. Highly recommended

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We tried everything Aitutaki has to offer and this fishing trip is one of the best things we've done. Mike is an awesome character, who makes this experience really enjoyable. He deeply cares about his customers from the moment of signing you up for the trip to the moment you get off the boat. We caught a 10kg Wahoo and... More 

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