Fishing and Dive Charters

Everybody knows that there’s no fishing like Barrier fishing and whether you’re after that
20lb snapper or you just want to catch a good feed you’re in capable hands with our local operators.
Here's a selection of the fishing, diving and harbour cruising services you’ll find on the Barrier.


Whether you want to catch the big fish, or witness them in their underwater habitat, Hooked on Barrier can take you there - with the local knowledge and equipment you need.

Full day charter - $1600.00
Exclusive use for full day (8-10 hrs)

(Max 12 fishing, max 20 passengers)
Rod and tackle hire $15 pp
Bait (Pilchards & Squid) $15 pp
Catering on request

Half-day charter - $850.00
Exclusive use for half day (4-5 hrs)

(Max 12 fishing, max 20 passengers)
Rod and tackle hire $15 pp
Bait (Pilchards & Squid) $15 pp
Catering on request.
Departure time and place may be constrained by other charters.

Casual trips
Half day fishing trip $130 pp
Rod and tackle hire $15 pp
Bait (Pilchards & Squid) $15 pp
(Max 12 fishing, 4-5hours)
Skipper / fishing guide included
Share vessel with other individuals/groups
Minimum number required or trip may be postponed or cancelled.

Ph: 09 4290 740 - Email:


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Welcome aboard Elise - a Genesis 32 Profish. She is powered by a 370 hp Iveco with a surface drive and will cruise 18 knots with a top speed of 25 knots. Equipped with new top of the line electronics and recently refitted with a full galley, on board toilet and comfortable seating, Elise offers a roomy fishing area and a large boarding ladder and platform for divers.
Skipper, Wayne Anderson has been fishing and diving Great Barrier Island's abundant waters for over 20 years and offers full & half day fishing, spear fishing, diving and cruising charters.

Our rates include all equipment hire, ice and bait. We have the boat fully set up for your experience. You're welcome to bring any speciality equipment should you wish to use your own gear.

Full day charter
$1400 per day 8 - 9 hours

Half day charter
$800 per half day 4 - 5 hours.

Casual trip
Independent anglers from $150 per person. Minimum 4 people.

Ph: 027 366 0221 - Email:

Chaos Charters

Chaos Charters is run by the knowledgeable and experienced skipper Barry Kearney. They offer a range of Great Barrier Island fishing and scenic trips to meet your needs.

Operating between November and April out of Tryphena Harbour on fishing grounds abundant with marine life and home to some of the best snapper fishing available. Also seasonally Hapuka and Kingfish, with by catches of Trevally, Kahawhai and Blue Cod are commonly caught.

  • Half day fishing/scenic trip (4-5hrs) from $700
  • Full day fishing/scenic trip (8-9hrs) from $1,200
  • 3 day Package 4-5 anglers @ $1000 per angler

3 days 2 nights with on board accommodation
Return airfares ex. Auckland to Great Barrier Island
On island transfers
All on board meals supplied
Bait and burley included
Limited amounts of ground tackle available

Ph: 027 297 3141 - email:

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