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Black Pearl Charters

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Aitutaki, Cook Islands
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Deep sea fishing, Private lagoon/snorkelling tours, spearfishing in Aitutaki.(All snorkelling is guided and includes the outer reef)
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Julianne H wrote a review Nov 3
Nelson Bay, Australia197 contributions3 helpful votes
Three of us booked the Black Pearl for a half day snorkeling trip. It was absolutely brilliant and fantastically organised by Mere and Mike. We loved the trip so much we booked another for a couple of days later. Mike asked us what we wanted to do, which was snorkeling, and took us to fantastic snorkeling sites - all different - and dropped us off to float with the current back to where he was waiting in the boat. Mere provided a really tasty lunch of sandwiches and coconut cake (superb!). We loved it all so much we're going back next July to do it all again, and bringing all our adult kids!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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CARebekah wrote a review Feb 2020
Thousand Oaks, California318 contributions61 helpful votes
We LOVED this experience and highly recommend Black Pearl. We were picked up by Mere at our hotel and delivered to the boat. Our captain was Leo, and he is great. Not only is he a truly nice and interesting person, but he knows where to go and how to avoid crowds. My favorite thing about Leo is that he left it up to us as to what to do and what to do next. Another island? Big fish? Giant clams? Teeming coral? Yes, we saw it all, and it was amazing. Thank you Leo! To top it all off we were treated to a wonderful lunch of delicious sandwiches and tropical fruit. Thank you Mere!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Ange2348 wrote a review Jan 2020
Vancouver, Canada9 contributions3 helpful votes
Thank you Mere and Mike for an absolutely breathtaking day! Mike took us on a snorkelling tour of the lagoon which was completely customised to what we were most interested in. Being water babies were totally content to spend 95% of the time in the water exploring the reef. We visited Tapuaetai first thing in the morning and had the island to ourselves to explore & take some photos, before heading to our snorkelling spots (3 different areas). There was so much to see and Mike really encouraged us to take our time exploring the reef which we had completely to ourselves. I really appreciated that this was an individual charter rather than a group experience and I would highly recommend this to others.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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clintneils0n wrote a review Oct 2019
Tauranga, New Zealand13 contributions1 helpful vote
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Mike and Mere are amazing and I had the time of my life. Mike took us out fishing and we were instantly on the Mahi Mahi and yellowfin tuna. Mike knows how to catch fish! We then did the lagoon tour which was absolutely beautiful, coral fish, giant clams and trevally and water like a warm swimming pool! Definitely recommend Black Pearl Charters very professional, friendly, funny and work their butts off for you! More than 5 stars, easy.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Hagan Taylor wrote a review Oct 2019
Whangarei, New Zealand8 contributions
A big thank you to Mike & Mere for the awesome half day spearfishing charter they put on for myself and my 9 year old son. Mike picked us up early, his boat was clean & tidy and well looked after. We visited 4 x fads where Mike laid out alot of live baits and burley. Thanks to him I shot some amazing fish. He put us on a great part of the reef where it was calm and my son shot his first parrot fish. Mike filleted our fish which we ate for dinner, it was an outstanding charter. Thanks again Mike and Mere for the best half day charter ever, when we come back to Aitutaki we will be booking your services again.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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