Blue Ocean run three boats from the 60 foot Ohorere with full walk-around decks, to, the 16m Te Kuia and 15m Ratahi. This small fleet provides the flexibility to run anything from day reef fishing trips, to multi day game fishing jaunts, as far afield as the Coromandel and Great Barrier Island.
Blue Ocean also offers eco,harbour and sightseeing cruises, and Mayor Island drop offs. The skippers each have over 20 years experience. Half day fishing trips cost from $70 a day, with discounts for seniors, children and family groups. They’ll even provide you with shore accommodation in the reasonably priced Captain’s Lodge.
Tauranga Bridge Marina, tel 0800-2 CHARTER (0800 224278), www.blueocean.co.nz