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Marlin Queen Fishing Charters

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Address: Avatiu Harbour, Cook Islands
Phone Number: +682 55 202
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WELCOME TO MARLIN QUEEN FISHING CHARTERS!Serious about Big Game Fishing? Great so are we!Fishing aboard Marlin Queen is the ultimate game fishing experience in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. A successful blend of Rarotonga's best known and most trusted Captain (Junior) with a purpose built deep sea boat means a day out on the ocean doesn't get any better! We work extra hard to make sure your fishing trip is an unforgettable experience! Rain, hail or shine - we go fishing! If it's your dream to catch big fish, you will not find a more dedicated team to help you do it! As soon as you leave the Avatiu Harbour the water gets very deep, very quickly so no time is wasted in getting those lures into the water to find the "Big Ones". Sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular view of the island in a safe and relaxed atmosphere - unless of course you are on our "early bird" trip which leaves at 6am (and it's still dark) to the FAD's to meet the Yellow Fin Tuna when they rise for feeding. The early bird catches the worm - and so do we! The fishing in Rarotonga is great all year round and our well equipped boat has everything you will need. Whether you're a novice or experienced angler your enjoyment is guaranteed. We provide refreshments, snacks, comprehensive safety equipment, flush toilet and use the latest Shimano fishing gear. Captain Junior is famous for making his own lures - guaranteed to attract the Big Ones! Shared and private charters are available and you can choose whether you want to fish for a 1/2 day or full day. Our minimum is one person and for larger groups (over 10) we will organise your own "inter-boat" fishing competition, loads of fun for the competitive at heart. Want the "Ultimate Fishing Holiday"? We specialise in complete fishing, accommodation and transport packages, tailor-made to suit your individual or group requirements. We have a great range of accommodation and transport options to suit your every need and budget, so sit back, relax and let us organise your dream fishing holiday. Don't wait until you arrive in Rarotonga to book your trip as demand is high - avoid disappointed, book your trip now!

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Awesome day for new bees and diehard fisherman

Fantastic crew and operators. We caught 4 fish amongst us and you couldn't wipe the smiles off our faces. Very well organised from pickup to delivery. Would go again in a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Blenheim, New Zealand
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic crew and operators. We caught 4 fish amongst us and you couldn't wipe the smiles off our faces. Very well organised from pickup to delivery. Would go again in a heartbeat.

Thank Waddy96
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

each day is different. we ended up with some smaller tuna but other days the ship came in with some gorgeous large catches that are split with the other passengers. hubby would definately go again!!!

Thank hollytp1963
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

These guys are great! Fishing was good and the people made it special! loved dealing with them and took home some yummy mahimahi and Wahoo for the efforts. Thanks guys! See you again soon!

Thank PennyEdmiston
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got given the Charter as a present and its probably one of the best gifts I have been given. It was an awesome day out fishing, very relaxed, but professional when we were on. The Skip (Brendon) was great ensuring everyone knew what to do no matter what your knowledge of game fishing was. He was more than happy... More 

Thank Cam000000
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We did a full day charter with Tom on Bobi Marie and had a great time! Tom knew where the fish would be and sent us wide where we found a couple of big mahimahi (18 & 19kg). Fishing for the rest of the fleet was slow that day so good on ya Tom for putting us on the fish!... More 

Thank 330markus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Very friendly and nice crew. Disappointed no ice in icebox for the catch, and a bit of time wasted rebaiting etc. Thought all that would have been prepared before leaving the harbour.

2 Thank cerita1
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Lovely company to deal with, my husband went out with them twice. He had a terrible experience on another charter and these guys were kind enough to offer him a discount. Lures were changed often if fish weren't biting and Brendan and Tom were chatty and interactive throughout the whole trip. Fish were only caught on the first trip but... More 

Thank kette84
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I've fished with Marlin Queen lots of times over the years and this last visit was one of the best trips I've had yet. We had a triple hook up of blue marlin, caught mahimahi and wahoo on the first day out and on the second day caught my biggest yellowfin to date, at 57kg. As well as a number... More 

Thank Fishybznz
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

After extensive research our group of 6 keen anglers decided upon the Marlin Queen. Right from our first enquiry through to arriving back at the wharf at the end of our trip we were not disappointed. Dianne was extremely helpful and accommodating and Brendan and Sonny on the boat were great. Sonny is young and enthusiastic and Brendan obviously very... More 

Thank Hawktoast
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Another awesome trip with the Marlin Queen crew. A very professional operation from start to finish. Everything about the onshore and on-board crew is top notch. Diane is a fantastic co-ordinator making sure that the bookings run smoothly and every detail is taken care of. The boys on the boat were legends! They really did their best to ensure everyone... More 

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