We fish all year round so know where to put you for your best fishing experience.
We have an exceptional safety record and all our vessels are maintained to the strictest level meeting the requirements of Maritime NZ.
Our Skippers are friendly and have vast knowledge, experience and being ex commercial fishermen know their stuff!
Our vessels are well set up for fishing with all the amenities you need for a great day on the water.
We have a proven track record and feature regularly on the prize lists of many tournaments.
Here's what Matt Watson from The ITM Fishing Show says:
"With only one day available to get our footage, Captain Damo put us onto some awesome fishing. We got loads of footage and everyone on board was stoked with the service - and it all seemed so easy,
There may be other dates available that are not listed below......just call to check out availability. We also work closely with other quality charter vessels and can organise a quality day or extended trip under the supervision of one of our experienced skippers.
We now run regular soft bait trips every month and will continue these all year round. Check the dates below or enquire about other dates not listed here. Also check out the overnighters to Great Barrier..a lot of fishing fun!
Check out some of our recent catches...
a hard fighting striped marlin on 24kg
Hard fighting kingis on jigs and drifted livebaits
Big snapper on soft bait tackle...
Area of Operation
Auckland- Inner and Outer Gulf
The Gulfs reefs and wrecks
Little Barrier, Great Barrier, Coromandel - further afield on request
Game Fishing and Long Range trips by arrangement.
Winter fishing missions - 2-3-4 days away - lodge or boat accoms.
After considering the best way to offer a better quality fishing experience, we opted to purchase DIVERSITY. At 48ft long and over 19ft wide! she offers a very stable platform to fish from and with a cruise speed of 14 knots can access the inner and outer Gulf with ease. DIVERSITY has a huge cockpit with fishing room galore and is able to fish and entertain large groups as well as individuals. With comfortable accomodation and ammenties for 7 anglers plus your friendly Charter Connection Skipper,
DIVERSITY is able to offer extended charters to Great Barrier and the outer islands of the Gulf , the far north and Bay of Plenty
48ft of sportfishing heaven! DIVERSITYS' huge cockpit with over 19ft of stern fishing platform and unsurpassed stability, 500 litre livebait tank, central bait and rigging station, over a ton of fish and ice storage, modern electronics, comfortable accomodation, galley with instant hot water and large oven, private toilet and shower, make her one of New Zealands' top charter vessels.
Cruising at 14 knots, DIVERSITY is well suited to the Gulf and New Zealands' coast. Priced from $1150 per group for a 1/2 day and from $1550 for day trips- (12 anglers- $80pp there after) Little Barrier and the Gulfs' deep reefs from $1750. Extended charters, game fishing, landbased fishing and other trips by arrangement. Individuals welcome too and we offer regular dates for individuals fishing both locally and around the outer Gulf. Flick an email through for the list!
There's even a purpose built dive station, fully game rigged cockpit, tuna tubes and a great livebait tank for holding those livies for big snapper and kingfish. The crayfish like it too!
Our launches are very well appointed and comfortable. Includes Stereo, Full Galley, excellent ablutions, comfortable berths and excellent refrigeration.
Fishing Equipment / Tackle:
Rod hire is available on all our vessels from $40 per unit, bait supply from $40pp and The Charter Connection Lunchbox is $30pp. Please feel free to bring your own equipment and supplies. DIVERSITY has an oven and stove, small BBQ and instant hot water so we can feed the hungriest of crews or corporate groups.
Safety equipment to the MNZ standard.
Daily Rates: gst not included
DIVERSITY - 1/2 day events from $1150 per group. Local fishing from $1550 per group, Little Barrier and the deeper reefs from $1750 with other destinations and fishing adventures by arrangement.
We offer regular dates for you... fishing both locally and outwide. Stay way trips are also available for individual anglers.
Trip depart/details: All trips depart from Gulf Harbour Marina Whangaparaoa as it is close to the best fishing in the Gulf. Pick ups are available at other ports at our discretion and incur a fee.
Give the gift of fishing for birthdays, Christmas or other special occasions. A range of options available and we will even customise a voucher for you, use discretion to help conceal the surprise and help you make the occasion a special one. All you have to do is flick us an email or give us a call.