Types of Charters and Rates

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.

Experience an unforgettable day fishing, diving or sightseeing from our well-equipped charter boat, and take home some great stories. We also encourage our guests to bring a camera, to capture the 'one that got away' as well as Great Barrier's incredible scenery.

Full day charter

  • Exclusive use of vessel for full day (10 hours)
  • Skipper/fishing guide included
  • Boat rods for hire $10 per person
  • Bait supplied $10 per person
  • Soft bait rods and tackle available for purchase
  • Catering available, tailored to your budget and choice
  • Departure time and place by arrangement

$1,500 for up to 12 people (Cost is for whole vessel) plus rods and bait per person if required

Half-day Charter

  • As full day charter except:
  • Departure time and place may be constrained by other charters on same day.
  • $800 for half day (5 hours) plus rods and bait per person

 Casual Fishing Trips

  • Half day (5 hours)
  • Skipper / fishing guide included
  • Departure from Whangaparapara wharf
  • Departure time will vary depending on tides and weather
  • Share vessel with other individuals/groups
  • Minimum and maximum number required or trip may be postponed or cancelled
  • Rods for hire $10 pp or bring your own
  • Bait (Frozen pilchards and squid) $10pp
  • $110 per person, plus bait $10 and rods $10 if required

Diving charters

  • Full or half day charters
  • Maximum 12 divers
  • Boarding platform with ladder
  • Below deck storage for 20 dive bottles
  • Bottles refilled overnight
  • Hire equipment available (BCD, Regulators, Bottles, Weight belts, Wetsuits, masks)
  • $1,500  (Cost is for whole vessel)

* Not licenced for overnight charters  * No bare boat charters


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Online Booking

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Current Specials

Off peak package deals quoted on request

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Photo of the Month

  • Refit finished, leaving Whitianga marina
  • In marina after refit
  • Eagle ray near Mangati GBI