Go out to many of the world's best fishing grounds

Fishing is both a sport and a way of life in the Cook Islands with many people working full time as fishermen as well as fishing leisurely on the weekends. With its surrounding reef and clear blue waters it is no wonder that the Cook Islands are host to many of the world's best fishing grounds.

From Deep Sea fishing to Big Game and Sport Fishing, there are many tours and private charters available on the island of Rarotonga. Whether you are a highly skilled fisherman or a beginner, there are many skilled fishermen working on these tours, ready to help find the perfect fishing spot for you. Many of the fishing tour operators provide full day charters which also include lunch and are also available for private charters.

The sea that surrounds Rarotonga are home to an array of different fish including Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo and various species of Tuna. Fishing Tours are usually operational year round except when there are severe weather warnings.

Just Spearfishing

Keen on spearfishing? E tano ei!

Local fishermen Lui and his mates will take you out, show you the knack and the secrets of spearfishing in Rarotonga.

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Duration 3 to 4 hrs
Available Monday to Saturday
Price From NZ$180.00
Type Day tour/trip/activity/attraction
Tour Leader Tour Guide
Transfer Pick ups/drop offs available on request
Included Refreshments, towels and fishing gear
Extras NZ$50.00 pp for night fishing
Essential Info Don't forget to bring your camera
Restriction Minimum age 18 years

Marlin Queen Fishing Charters

Serious about Big Game Fishing? Great so are we!

Fishing aboard Marlin Queen or Bobi Marie is the ultimate game fishing experience in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. A successful blend of Rarotonga’s best known and most trusted Captain (Junior) with a purpose built deep sea boat means a day out on the ocean doesn’t get any better! We work extra hard to make sure your fishing trip is and unforgettable experience!
Rain, hail or shine – we go fishing!

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Duration Half day or full day
Available Monday to Sunday
Price From NZ$170.00
Type Day tour/trip/activity/attraction
Tour Leader Tour Guide
Transfer Pick ups/drop offs available on request
Included Refreshments, flush toilet and fishing gear
Extras A captain with a great entertaining humour !
Essential Info Don't forget to bring your camera