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Black Pearl Charters

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Cook Islands
+682 31 125
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Great Fishing Charter

Fished with Mike 3&6 November and having been on a number of fishing charters, Mike would have to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Fantastic Experience

We had a fabulously afternoon out with Mike. We traveled about 1 hour and as soon as we pulled up... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Portland, Australia
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Deep sea fishing, Private lagoon/snorkelling tours, spearfishing in Aitutaki.(All snorkelling is guided and includes the outer reef)
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good1%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Cook Islands
+682 31 125
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Reviewed yesterday

Fished with Mike 3&6 November and having been on a number of fishing charters, Mike would have to be one of the best I have been on. The gear is top notch - Stella's for GT. His knowledge and ability to put you on the...More

Thank derekburgess
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a fabulously afternoon out with Mike. We traveled about 1 hour and as soon as we pulled up Mike had us sorted and we were windingbin fish within the first 10 minutes. Although l then was not well Mike still managed to help...More

Thank gkj2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic, 2 seconds and we were on, and not just with little fish, 1-1.5m mahi mahi.....just awesome fun. Mike really knows his stuff, so friendly and such a great time! Would do it again in a heart beat, a must do!!!!!!

1  Thank claireredpath7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my 3rd trip out with Mike in 3 years. I had such a great time (again)! The weather wasn't the best - a bit wet and windy but Mike still took me out and I loved the big swell. What I loved even...More

Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mike is fantastic! Due to weather I changed from a full day trip to a half day trip. My goal was to catch a GT and on the 3rd cast of the day "Boom" my first GT. Mike also found the Mahi Mahi and put...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Mere opened up my world. I was not confident of my ability or courage but Mere gently teased both out and I experienced far more than I expected or thought I was capable of. This is an activity that will probably drive future holidays now...More

Thank Kerry H
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Mike is the most lovely and knowledgeable fishing bloke around. I was able to catch a Mahi Mahi on my birthday of all days. Very wel equipped and safe boat and what a morning we had. You must go deep sea fishing with Mike if...More

Thank Kerrie V
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Conditions weren't the best but we had 2 beautiful snorkels and a great walk around honeymoon island. Mere was the perfect host and just lovely. Thank you to Leo for driving the boat so well. We will come back to Aitutaki and look forward to...More

Thank JodieTravel01
Reviewed 29 September 2017

My husband and I were lucky enough to experience the private lagoon snorkelling tour on our recent holiday to Aitutaki. Mere was so warm and welcoming right from us calling in to her home to enquire about booking a trip through to the end of...More

Thank CandiceandScott
Reviewed 14 September 2017

There's a reason for almost a 100% 5 star review strike rate for Black Pearl - these guys are good. I've done a lot of fishing charters in half a dozen countries and can assure you that Mike and Mere are at the top of...More

Thank Scott N
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merrill n
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30 May 2017|
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Response from BPCooks | Property representative |
Try tekotia @ aitutaki . net . ck , there are obviously no gaps between this email address but Tripadvisors wont allow email addresses being sent so thought this might work. Mike