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Akura Game Fishing Charters

#9 of 20 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Rarotonga Features Animals
Avatiu Harbour, Cook Islands
+682 54 355
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Cannot be beaten

This time in Rarotonga I had 3 trips with Akura, my Captain / Skipper was Willy, he was so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Grant5050
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Taumarunui, New Zealand
GREAT FISHING

I was travelling with a "LandLubbing" wife and two small kids who had never fished before so I was... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
haze1310
,
Atlanta, Georgia
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Avatiu Harbour, Cook Islands
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+682 54 355

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This time in Rarotonga I had 3 trips with Akura, my Captain / Skipper was Willy, he was so welcoming and friendly and knew how to catch fish, we got some awesome yellow fin tuna. From my first day meeting up with George again, talking...More

Thank Grant5050
Tina K, Manager at Akura Game Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Great to hear you had a memorable trip with us! Captain Willy and all the crew enjoyed your time hear as well. The team loves to hear from their guests and how they enjoyed their experience with us. We will try our best to keep...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

I was travelling with a "LandLubbing" wife and two small kids who had never fished before so I was unsure about chartering a boat. I finally decided to book a combo fishing-snorkel charter on one of the 26 foot boats. The seas were smooth going...More

Thank haze1310
Tina K, Manager at Akura Game Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! So good to hear that your family enjoyed your experience with our crew. Fish always taste's better when you have caught it yourself :)

Reviewed 26 March 2017

Booked a reef fishing trip for the wife and myself 6 months in advance and stated REEF FISHING all their emails stated we were going reef fishing. Over the lead up we went from a 26ft boat to a 24ft boat. On the day we...More

2  Thank dburrell01
Tina K, Manager at Akura Game Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Our sincere apologies that your expectations were not met in this instance. It seems there was cleary an oversight regarding the style of fishing requested and hence a misunderstanding had by all involved. Reef fishing is indeed what you requested but this was clearly not...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017

Our hotel booked this excursion for us and we were lucky enough to have the boat to ourselves! Pauro was knowledgeable and explained how he was reading the bird behaviour to figure out where the schools of fish were. His method was effective as within...More

2  Thank heather154943
Tina K, Manager at Akura Game Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Kia Orana Heather, Thank you very much for your fantastic review. We have some great crew working with us who love fishing so much, they even do it on their days off! I am glad that it shows on our charters and that Pauro gave...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome - A must do when in Raratonga - The crew were awesome and knew exactly where the fish were - the guys were fast and we were on fish all day - Absolutely recommend Akura - Office Staff, Boat Crew, Skipper very friendly, professional...More

Thank Carrol G
Tina K, Manager at Akura Game Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review :) What a great day out you ladies had! Marlin & Mahi Mahi :) :) Hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday on the island.

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Responsible skipper who brought us in early when very bad weather on its way. Discounted the boat hire for us.

1  Thank Kirsty M
Tina K, Manager at Akura Game Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It was unfortunate that the weather turned ugly on your trip :( Hopefully next time you return to Rarotonga you can come out again with us on a beautiful day!!!

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome staff, great captain, awesome day on the water.. Definitely recommend especially the private charter for 2

Thank Morgan L
Tina K, Manager at Akura Game Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Hi Morgan, So glad you had a great day out on the water with us and I am sure you enjoyed that lovely Yellow Fin Tuna! Cheers :)

Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Great trip out with these guys. Staff were friendly, professional and extremely knowledgeable. They ran the boat like clockwork and had it down to a science. We caught a couple of good sized yellow fin tuna and a big bull Mahi Mahi. The boat was...More

Thank mattbeasley41
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Went out on these guys charter last week. Very professional and lots of fin - a good size boat - well maintained and the crew were fantastic. Caught two yellow fin Tuna and a Skipjack tuna - went home very happy - would definitely use...More

Thank theDayz
Alexanna H, Manager at Akura Game Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review! So glad you had a great trip :) Hopefully we'll see you next time! Kind regards, The Akura Team

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a charter for my partners stag do and by the sounds of it they all had a blast! They caught some good fish which was later cooked on the BBQ at our accommodation while having a few beers, The perfect way to end...More

Thank Tayla M
Alexanna H, Manager at Akura Game Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Hi Tayla! Thanks so much for coming wth us. We're so glad the boys had a fun trip. Big thanks from the Akura team :)

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