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Seafari Fishing Charters

#13 of 20 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Rarotonga Features Animals
Avarua Wharf, Cook Islands
+682 55 096
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Best Ever

Having never been Game fishing before I was a bit apprehensive but allowed my husband to talk me... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2016
Hamilton, New Zealand
No interaction:-(

8 of us took an afternoon charter on a beautiful day. Unfortunately though the fish weren't biting... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2016
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Seafari Game fishing Charters Rarotonga, Cook Islands.Largest catch record over 30 years."No Frills" but "Big Thrills" for the serious Fisherman.Seafari is the longest, most established charter boat in the waters of Rarotonga."Time Proven & Trusted"Canadian built, 34ft West Coast Trawler. A purpose built, strong, comfortable seaworthy boat."They don't build them like this any more"."Original & Best".Seafari continues to be regularly featured in print and TV media around the world and is successful today as she was nearly 30 years ago.We pride ourselves in offering a professional, friendly & safe service to all anglers.Shared charters are limited to just 6 people.Half & Full day charters available 7 days a week. We provide everything needed for a days fishing including Top Quality Gear, The best Shimano reels, full IGFA approved lines, full range of tried and proven lures including local and international variants. All gear fully serviced and maintained. Home catered Lunch. Full toilet facilities and Safety Equipment. Pick up and delivery on request.We target all Game fishing including Mahimahi (dolphin fish) Tuna, Marlin, Wahoo and Sailfish.Catch policy. Anglers keep some of the fish and the balance remains with the boat.Tailored Fishing Holiday packages available for group bookings. Let us do the work. We can organise and cater to your needs.
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Avarua Wharf, Cook Islands
+682 55 096
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Reviewed June 9, 2016

Having never been Game fishing before I was a bit apprehensive but allowed my husband to talk me into it. Well I’m hooked. Awesome day out with Seafari, friendly crew. Very helpful and informative and were a great help in assisting me to bring in...More

Thank chardonae2016
Reviewed May 31, 2016

8 of us took an afternoon charter on a beautiful day. Unfortunately though the fish weren't biting that day, hey...'luck of the draw'. However I have to echo some other comments - there was no interaction at all. Being available to answer questions & share...More

Thank RobinChch
Sharon R, Owner at Seafari Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2016

Hi Robin. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is disappointing to hear that you felt your day was unsatisfactory. I know you took over a week to decide to do a charter. I appreciate you understand that we can not...More

Reviewed May 18, 2016

The day was a hot and sunny February morning. but the breeze out on the water and the view of the beautiful island was magnificent and majestic. We were lucky to catch one huge Mahi Mahi fish and we all shared it. Coming back in...More

Thank GGsBeautyOnTheBeach
Reviewed May 6, 2016

Spent the day fishing yesterday with Kevin and Buck and had such an awesome time. 100% landed and heaps of Yellow Fin and MahiMahi caught. Just an awesome day on the water.

Thank Gabsey2016
Sharon R, Owner at Seafari Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2016

Thanks for coming and we are glad you enjoyed your trip. Always a bonus catching fish. Look forward to seeing you again some time hopefully.

Reviewed January 26, 2016

I have had successful fishing in the Cooks Islands in the past. This was my first time with Sharon and Kevin and Seafari. We set off for our 5 hour trip with lines set up in great anticipation of a fine days fishing. Unfortunately the...More

2  Thank Scott G
Reviewed December 1, 2015

We spent 5 hours on the water no fish had 2 strikes leaving 5 mins from wharf. Fish did not hook on. Skippers deckhand let 6 lines out with different lures. On our return deckhand pulled in lines in which bait had been eaten. We...More

7  Thank Karen L
Reviewed November 3, 2015

Went with a group from our Kawhia Fishing Club. Caught a Wahoo on the first trip out and 4 Mahi Mahi and a Wahoo on the 2nd trip. Great captain and deckie, tastie food and drink supplied. Good sea boat. D C

Thank 149feeder
Reviewed November 2, 2015

I went out fishing on Seafari Charters with friends 3 years ago and had a great time. Kevin and Sharon sponsor our Kawhia One Base Fishing Tournament every year, so when a group of us were going over to Rarotonga from Kawhia Boat Club we...More

Thank Sheryl V
Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely awesome experience. Great people and lovely food. The boat felt stable and nice and safe to be on as well as having a good safety briefing to start the trip.

Thank dill_71
Reviewed October 5, 2015

We went out for an afternoon charter with Kevin and Ngu from Seafari Fishing Charters and had a fantastic time. Food and drinks were supplied, and the boat and their fishing gear was all in good condition. I was lucky enough to catch a 105kg...More

Thank Kiwi P
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Karen L
Hi, Am looking to surprise my husband with a game fishing trip. Looking at coming over to Rarotonga in early November is this a good time? What are your charge rates for private charter fishing, as I am not fishing but want to tag along with my husband will I need to pay? Please advise what this charge includes. Many thanks! Regards, Karen F. Leishman
July 6, 2015|
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Response from Sharon R | Property representative |
Hi Karen Thank you for your enquiry. Our prices are $150.00 per person on the 5 hour shared charter. Since it is your hubby birthday I am sure no one will object to you coming along. November is the begining of our Marlin... More