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Epic Adventures Fishing Charters

Tairua, New Zealand
+64 21 886 223
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Hapuka & & Kingfish

Absolutely spot on, the day started catching the bait fish, then onto live bait fishing. Chase and... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
richcast
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Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile
beauruful day

We had such a grant time, lovely day on the water. Beautiful looking back at tairua from the boat... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
SueGill1958
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Fishing Charter business based out of Whitianga in the beautiful Coromandel of New Zealand. We can also run boats out of Tairua & Pauanui, Omedeo Bay and Great Barrier Island/Auckland. Targeting Kingfish, Snapper, Hapuka and other, Epic Adventure is "NZ Fishing as it should be!" Experience a true NZ Epic Experience!
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“thanks guys” (2 reviews)
“live bait” (2 reviews)
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Tairua, New Zealand
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+64 21 886 223

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely spot on, the day started catching the bait fish, then onto live bait fishing. Chase and the Epic fleet knew exactly where to look and what to do. There was also the added school of dolphins chasing the boat on the way back in....More

Thank richcast
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had such a grant time, lovely day on the water. Beautiful looking back at tairua from the boat. Paku Mt was so stunning looking at it from the water. We had a fabulous time and would recommend you to set aside a day if...More

Thank SueGill1958
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Went out with Owen and two other guys. The fishing was a bit Slow, meaning you had to work for your Fish. Owen tried everything he could to put you on the Fish and he succeeded with a big kingfish for me. 21 kg 124cm....More

Thank Harm K
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Just got home after a day out with Epic Whitianga on Tom's boat. The weather was a bit crappy but Tom did a great job getting us onto fish and keeping everything going. This was the second time I've been out with Epic, I reckon...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 28 January 2016

My husband told me this day out fishing met his expectations and more. For years he has dreamed on going on such a fishing trip. The boat, crew, and fellow passengers were all quality. Everyone experienced great action.More

Thank NahanniRafter
EpicNZ, Owner at Epic Adventures Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2016

We are very, very pleased your husband's expectations were exceeded Nahanni and thank you so much for taking the time to provide this review. We do get nervous before each trip knowing that expectations are often extremely high! However, with the best Captain's (passionate, experienced...More

Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

If you love fishing or want to give it a try then Epic is for you. I went with four friends and three of the group got personal best fish. Great action, share a few laughs and talk about your day out for years to...More

Thank MuzzNZ
EpicNZ, Owner at Epic Adventures Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2016

Thanks for your feedback MuzzNZ! It's really pleasing to have you provide such a great review and know that you and your mates will be reliving the day for years to come. It's exactly what we are about. We do try to cater for all...More

Reviewed 18 September 2015

First day a bust big wind bad weather we really wanted to fish thats on us. Second day made it clear we did not want to fish unless weather improved and we could chase the big fish we wanted on the outside. Owner Roy assured...More

3  Thank jendavel
EpicNZ, Owner at Epic Adventures Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2016

Thank you very much jendavel for alerting us to your dis-satisfaction with the second day fishing with Epic. We fully appreciate both good and bad feedback and view negative feedback as an opportunity to improve our service. Whilst we aim to be a profitable company,...More

Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Had a really great day fishing with Skipper Owen and Deckie Tom. Landed our target fish we went to catch. Great operators. Would definitely recommend these tour operators.More

Thank Mary H
EpicNZ, Owner at Epic Adventures Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2016

Thanks so much Mary. We really do appreciate feedback and always let our Captain's know what people have said. Tom has now joined us as a Captain with his own boat and is just as passionate as our other skippers. He is also our big...More

Reviewed 15 June 2015

Surprised my hubby with a yellowtail kingfish charter. Was a really rough day, and the fishing was tough but Captain Haydn got us on the fish. We had such a great day, we decided to come back a few days later and went out again,...More

Thank mel_roks
EpicNZ, Owner at Epic Adventures Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2016

Gosh mel_roks. No wonder we love our customers.... out on a rough day and back for more then taking the time to write a review! Captain's Hadyn, Owen & Chase are all completely passionate about fishing. It's what they do on their days off! We'll...More

Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

After Internet research about yellowtail kingfish charters I was gob smacked at how many fish this company caught and it was true to say the least. Went on 2 trips with them and both times landed plenty of fish! Best charter I have been on...More

1  Thank Paul M
EpicNZ, Owner at Epic Adventures Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2016

Thank you very much for your review Paul. We work hard to make sure we have the best boats, skippers and gear. Along with access to one of the best fisheries in the world we aim to give our customers the highest chance of getting...More

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Trevor T
Hi Guys were planning on a trip Aug 6 to 11 do you have charter at this time of year ? what fish are on the bite at this time?
4 March 2017|
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Response from EpicNZ | Property representative |
Hi Trevor. Look, really sorry for the slow response here! For some reason we didn't get a notification of your question! Abosloytely would love to get you out in these days! We can help you with charters, accomodation and... More
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John B
Hi there, do you target Hapuka in your area and am I right in thinking that we are coming up to the Hapuka season, and I understand that you get puka on a short tide time and therefore can we then turn to snapper and the like after the hapuka have been caught. Regards John Buxton.
2 July 2016|
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Response from EpicNZ | Property representative |
Hi John, so sorry for the tardy response time. We are getting hapuku at the moment. The skippers only stay at a Puka spot for a short time. We don't like to take more than one or two at a time as we can't release them. You... More
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