Home Great Barrier Island - your local information and booking agent - ph. (09) 4290767  Contact   
 Accommodation  Flights Ferries Rental Cars Buses Packages  Discounts  Activities   Events   Aotea Track Island Map

Great Barrier Island ~ Fishing, Diving & Sightseeing 


Fishing Gear & Bait 



There are a variety of operators to choose from - details below 

Hooked on Barrier (Claris) sell and hire fishing gear, dive gear etc
Bait is available from the shops at Mulberry Grove, Claris and Port Fitzroy

It is recommended that you book before arriving on the island.

Various competitions are held on the island throughout the year (see the events page)


Hooked on Barrier -- MV Sundancer
Fishing and sightseeing options.
38ft (11.6m) ex fishing vessel.
Licensed for 20 passengers (recommend 12 max).
$800/half day, $1500/full day - private charter
Catering available - tailored to your budget and choice
Casual Fishing trips $110pp for half day (5 hours)*
* min and max persons required, rods and bait available $10pp each


Ph. (09) 4290 740

Chaos Charters
Operates Nov-April from Tryphena Harbour. Range of fishing and scenic trips onboard a 35ft purpose built Genesis vessel.
Half Day $700 for 6 anglers (4-5 hrs), additional anglers $50pp
Full Day $1200 for 6 (8-9 hrs), additional anglers $100pp
3 day package $1000/anglers, min 4, includes return flights, island transfers, 3 days and 2 nights, meals etc

Barry Kearney                   
Mob. 0272 973141  

Note: Prices are subject to change without notice.  Please contact operator for more information and bookings.