3 or 4 Day Tuna/Ranfurly Banks Combo

3 way hookup on Tuna

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Fish – southern Bluefin Tuna
Season: June- Mid August
Location: Waihau Bay/East cape
Nearest Port: Whakatane
Nearest International Airport: Auckland
Nearest Domestic Airport: Whakatane
Time to get there: 6 – 8 hours
Departure times: 5pm the evening before, (Riverbar, tides and weather dependent).
Trip Length:  4 days Cost: $2300 per person for six anglers   $1970 per person for 7 anglers.

3 days cost : $1725 per person 6 anglers   $1480 for 7 anglers

Food, Bait and Tackle inclusive
Fishing techniques: Mainly trolling but also chunking and dead baiting and burley
Recommended Tackle: Heavy 60kg, chair or stand up

The 4 day Ranfurly combo is a great trip to tick off that bucket list bluefin and then go onto the famed Ranfurly banks for a shot at some Ranfurly Monsters. Bass and Hapuka are prolific during the winter months with some Bass going over 100lbs . Always a chance at a monster kingi as well but they are not prolific at this time of the year. This is a fun trip were you can choose what you want to do over the 3 days of fishing. Day 4 is steaming back to Whakatane  to arrive approx midday (Bar conditions and tide dependent)

Trips available for Individuals

8 – 11 July 2024   4 spots available