Waipae Magic Charters run fishing sightseeing snorkeling and are DoC permitted to undertake marine mammal watching/swimming excursions from Tairua Harbour. Trips are either half day or full day trips with all equipment supplied in the price. Our coastal waters and islands including the rugged Alderman Islands abound with natural beauty and an abundance of differing fish species. Game fishing is available during the season. Combination trips are available on request. Also accommodation is also available.
Waipae Magic (the vessel) is a 7metre alli power catamaran and very stable. We cater for all experience of fishers. What ever you wish to do ie. bottom fishing, trolling, or big game fishing, sightseeing or a picnic lunch on a white sandy beach we can cater for you. We supply all equipment (included in price) and bait. Maximum of five people and a minimum of three and plenty of room to fish or relax and enjoy the scenery. Based in the Tairua Harbour we are able to take you either to coastal fishing spots or to our closer islands or out to the Alderman's. Snorkelling and spearfishing charters are also available. Sight seeing trips to Cathedral Cove and a coastal cruise with a stop off at a beach (weather dependent) are also available. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.
Rods bait and tackle and the history of the area
We would meet at the Tairua Wharf which is situated at the end of Wharf Rd Tairua at 7.30am
If you are staying in Pauanui we can pick you up at the pontoon at the end of Royal Billy Point at 7.30am
Full refund if cancelled up to 24 hours before activity starts.
Good weather is required for this experience. If we need to cancel due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.
There is a minimum number of travellers for this experience. If the minimum isn't met and we need to cancel, we will offer a different date/experience or a full refund.
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