Category Archives: Recent Trips

Half day guided snorkel charters to Whangateau Harbour

The swell wasn't favourable for snorkeling at the Goat Island Marine Reserve or at Tawharanui Marine Reserve again, so we decided to run our two half day guided snorkel charters to Whangateau Harbour instead.  Surprisingly good vis for an estuary!  It was nice and calm with plenty of current so there was an abundance of...
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Spearfishing charters to Great Barrier Island

The weather's been kind to us over the last weekend and we managed to get in two Spearfishing charters to Great Barrier Island.  On Friday we had an Australian spearfishing team onboard (thanks for the heads up on that Darren Shields).  Good bunch of people - did really well on the Snapper and Kingis and...
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Spearfishing charters to Great Barrier Island

We've been pretty busy taking spearfishing charters to Great Barrier Island. The visibility was getting up to 20 metres last weekend and has dropped a little this weekend from the heavy rain that we had over the week, but still getting 12-15 metres in places.  Water temperature is 23.8 degrees Celsius and we keep getting...
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Snorkel charters to Goat Island Marine Reserve

We've been doing a few guided four hour snorkel charters to the Goat Island Marine Reserve, despite the prevailing strong Easterlies.  Water temperature has been quite warm at 23 degrees.  Lots of fish life, heaps of Snapper and plenty of Rays.  Good to see lots of novices getting out there.  Read more