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“120kg of Adrenalin”

Marlin Queen Fishing Charters
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Owner description: 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!
Reviewed September 26, 2013

Awesome day fishing on the Bogi Marie care of Marlin Queen Fishing. A day in search of Mahi Mahi and Wahoo quickly turned to Yellowfin Tuna and then the unexpected. Capt Willie noticing the slightest touch on a bait went to investigate. Willie quickly called for me to speed up, slow down, speed up as the unknown fish hit the bait. The final call from Willie of speed up and slow down was met with the cry "we're on, strap in and wind". To our amazement we were on our first ever Marlin !

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Reviewed September 23, 2013

We went on the Marlin Queen after high recommendation from our friends back in NZ.
It was a great day and the skippers were awesome! Very friendly, full of jokes and laughter, they also were very knowledgeable. Unfortunately we didn't have luck with a catch that day but we had a great boat trip and afternoon.
They gave us wahoo to take home which we cooked up and was tasty.
Will definitely be going back next time we are in Raro. Thanks guys :)

Thank Tammy B
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

Wow, a great day on the water is what we had with Marlin Queen Fishing Tours. We were aboard the Bobbi Marie a 22' Stabi Craft skippered by Willie.

We landed 2 very large Mahi Mahi and 5 x Wahoo. Our expectations we more than exceeded by the professionalism shown from the start to end of our trip.

We do a lot of offshore fishing in Queensland with our own boat - but the fish here have to be seen to be believed - I will post a few photos and you can be the judge.

Junior and Dianne run a very professional outfit and you will not regret a day out with Marlin Queen Fishing Tours.


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Reviewed August 28, 2013

If your looking for a great afternoon (or morning for that matter) fishing with a great team then look no further than Marlin Queen Charters in Rarotonga. Our group of 5 family members all thoroughly enjoyed the experience and opportunity to troll around the beautiful and picturesque island of Rarotonga. We had a great Skipper & Deckie who took the time to ensure we were comfortable, well fed and ready to tackle the Game fish of the Region. We all good sized caught Mahimahi and could easily have doubled our catch with the numerous hit's to the lures from the denizens that we encountered. Great trip team, thanks to Di & Junior for running such a great operation and crew.

Thank Dave1804
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

Unfortunately we didn't catch any fish however the trip itself was well organised. The skipper and deck hand were very experienced.

Thank Ross B
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MarlinQueen, Owner at Marlin Queen Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2013

Hi there - thanks so much for taking the time to review us. Unfortunately we had a bit of a tough month yield wise with fishing which is pretty common for July but fortunately that has come right and we are seeing much better catch rates now. Would be great to have you come back fishing with us again soon - tight lines! Di

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