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Kaikoura Fishing Tours

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Address: 204 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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kaikoura fishing tours! come and experience the fun of fishing while taking...

kaikoura fishing tours! come and experience the fun of fishing while taking in the breath taking views of the kaikoura seaward mountains and if you are lucky you can catch a glimpse of the mighty humpback whale or the playful dusky dolphins,book today you will not be dissapointed.

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Great day trip

My wife and I (and several new friends) took a date trip out with Tomo and crew. We had a great day! Weather was not ideal (nothing they can do about that) but they worked very... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Sammy P
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I (and several new friends) took a date trip out with Tomo and crew. We had a great day! Weather was not ideal (nothing they can do about that) but they worked very hard and we ended with a pile of fish and a lobster for each person on board. Several other people on board had never... More 

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Thank Sammy P
tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Great to hear you guys had a blast, hope to fish with you all again soon. Thanks for the great feedback :) More 

Rangiora, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

A first time experience for three young boys. Tommo and Jake were brilliant. Started with an education on Crayfish, followed by how to fish the easy way. Three nervous converts now can't wait to try again.

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Thank JimandEmma2014
tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome feedback guys it is always a pleasure to have easy going clients who enjoy there fishing see you next time thanks tomo and the team More 

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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Hubby and I were hanging out to get out on the water and catch some fresh fish so we booked a 2 hour trip with Kaikoura Fishing Tours. What an awesome time we had. Great crew. Tomo and Jake are super friendly, knowlegeable and helpful. We came away with a crayfish each which we got to measure and tail clip,... More 

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Thank Trimflat
tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Thanks guys for booking with us we love to hear good feedback from our clients . I hope if you are ever back in kaikoura that you look us up Thanks Tomo n Anita and the team at kaikoura fishing tours More 

Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Tomo and Jake were very knowledgeable and helpful to all on the trip, especially a Malaysian lady who had never fished before and certainly had 'beginners luck'. Caught fish, and took home a crayfish each. A great way to spend an afternoon.

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Thank Heather M
tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Hi Heather I am happy to hear you had a good trip we like to help wherever we can we pride ourselves on customer service and looking after our clients i hope you will come and see us again some day. Thanks Tomo & Anita and the team at kaikoura fishing tours More 

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40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I was fortunate to find that Ben had booked a couple for a 3:00 tour, and had room for a single. We started by landing a couple of crayfish pots. When I heard crayfish, I was thinking of the Louisiana crayfish a couple of inches long and basically bite size. I was shocked to see a cage full of small... More 

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Thank Mark C
tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Hi Mark We are always out to help our clients have a great trip and it sounds like you did. We hope to see you again some day to sample some of kaikouras finest and freshest seafood Regards Tomo ,Anita and the team at kaikoura fishing tours More 

Kaikoura
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Plenty of fish and a very helpful crew, looked after the inexperienced asian participants with great patience.

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Thank davidsZ774LS
tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Hi Guys Great to hear you had a good trip ,hopefully you will visit us again Thanks Tomo & Anita More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic time on the fishing tour. It lasted 2 hours in total. We spent the first half catching crayfish. Tomo taught us about how to sustainably catch them, distinguish their gender and we helped make the bait boxes. For the second half, we went out further to sea to catch some fish in the deep water. They... More 

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tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Great to hear you had a good time out there, enjoy the rest of your holiday More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Just been out with Tomo and Jake for a 2 hour fishing trip. Learned about crayfish sizing and sexing on the way out to the fishing. Caught fish immediately as did everyone else on the trip. Like shooting fish in a barrel. Tomo and Jake are really friendly, knowledgeable and helpful and showed a genuine interest in each of us.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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182 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I've done a few fishing charters and this one was good, not great. The price was good for 4 hours on the water with a beautiful view. The crew was not overly friendly, nor were they rude. They were the friendliest when it was time to pay at the end of the day. They use one single fishing technique of... More 

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Thank ColoradoHighlander
tomokaikoura, Owner at Kaikoura Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry we didn't give you what you thought may be a 5 start trip, and I apologise if our crew weren't overly friendly. As is explained, all fish is caught, filleted, bagged and distributed evenly with all on board. Trying to keep everyones fish seperate is a bit of impossible feat on a... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2016

What a great charter on the way out we stoped and hauled in the cray pots .This is a hands on experience checking the crays for size and sex any that are undersize or females are thrown back tail clip then into the esky for safe keeping . Tomo the skipper explains why it is done this way . Then... More 

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