Public & Individual Fishing Trips

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Public & Individual fishing trips

Individual Fishing Trips: Jump on board our Fishing boat MV Ocean Spirit for an Awesome days Fishing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Fishing on Auckland harbour is a great day out and The Red boats have a cheap way to get you out on the water without having to hire the whole boat! Our Individual Fishing Trips are open to the public and offer a great days Fishing for Individuals or small groups from 1 to 8 people, starting from $55.00 per person.
Our Fishing boat is set up for Fishing and can fish up to 20 anglers. We normally put a maximum of 18 passengers on individual Fishing trips for comfort. We have excellent catch rates, and our Fishing boat is run by experienced fisherman with over 10 years experience charter fishing on Auckland Harbour. We have the latest electronic fish finding equipment on board, to ensure your days fishing is awesome. Rods, and Free Tea and Coffee, are available on board however, alcohol is BYO. Choose a date from our Time table below and Join one of our individual Fishing trips today. Book an individual fishing trip with us now!!! and find out why we are the most popular fishing boats in Auckland!

Our Fishing Vessels:
We have two 45ft purpose built spacious launches with covered fishing area’s excellent for fishing!

  • Departs Z pier Westhaven
  • Both boats fish up to 20 Fisherman
  • Large covered spacious fishing areas
  • Experienced Professional fishing Skippers
  • Latest electronic fish finding equipment
  • Excellent catch record
  • Rods for Hire
  • Normal household flush toilets on board
  • Day / Evening trips available

Bait can be purchased at Top Catch bait and tackle shop located just up the road from Westhaven marina, or from the Z Pier store at our departure point Z Pier Westhaven Marina.  We can also supply bait by prior arrangement

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Cruise details

Public Fishing Trip Full Day 7am – 4pm (9 hours)


$70.00 Per person Full Day
Incld GST (Rods & Bait not included)

Gold Card Holders: $45.00 per person Valid Monday to Friday Only.
(Rods & Bait not included)
Public Afternoon Fishing Trip 5pm – 9:30pm (4.5 hours)


$60.00 per person evening
Incld GST (Rods & Bait not included)
Our Vessel holds a current Maritime New Zealand certificate of survey and has all the applicable safety equiptment on board including Life Jackets.

We can hire rods or you are welcome to Bring your own.

$20.00 per rod or bring your own equipment

We provide free Tea and Coffee and although we have some bins on board for fish, we recommend bringing your own bins to take your fish home in.

We do not have food on board so please bring plenty of food and drink for the day.

The Vessel is fully covered however we are out on the water so please bring warm clothing.
We supply free Tea and Coffee however Alcohol food and Refreshments is BYO. Our Vessel is licensed so all normal bar rules apply while on board.
Rods can be hired on board for $20.00pp

Rods come with 1 set of tackle, extra tackle can be purchased for $5.00 a set.

You can purchase bait from the Z Pier store at our departure point or the top catch bait & tackle shop is just up the road.
You Can ppurchase our Gift Vouchers online!!!
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We are located at Pier Z Westhaven Marina 31 Westhaven Drive.

Pay by plate parking is available and Pier Z. Parking costs $4 per hour or $32.00 for the day. Please pay attention to signage to ensure you are parking in the correct area (white lines) and paying the correct fee. For directions to Westhaven Marina, please see the map on your voucher or visit our website www.theredboats.co.nz 

Further public carparking is available further along Westhaven Drive at NZ Marine between the white lines and is just a short 700m walk up to Pier Z, this is free on weekends and Public Holidays.

The Red boats accepts no responsibility if you choose to pay for less and receive a parking ticket if the boat is running late. Parking is your responsibility, The Red boats accepts no responsibility for customer parking.
Contact us at theredboats@xtra.co.nz or use our online form
Ph 09 8347337 for bookings or
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Covid 19 Policy

We are still Taking Bookings!!!

We are currently open and operating under ALL traffic light system levels.

Vaccination Policy: The Red Boats will require everyone who travels with us regardless of the service (Fishing, party cruises, ferry services) to be fully vaccinated and carry a vaccination passport on them to be shown upon boarding of ANY vessel we operate. Due to the recent government mandate, if we do not adopt this approach then we are unable to operate any of our services until we reach the Green Light setting which could be months away. We will require proof of vaccination and identification for all guests aged 12 and over. Vaccination certificates can be ordered from the Ministry of Health website, we encourage you to have these ready as we await the release of the digital passport system. Refunds will not be offered for any passengers or guests who are unable to provide a vaccination passport upon boarding our vessels.

Covid 19 Policy: The Red Boats operates within the current guidelines set by the Ministry of Health. Our vessels are cleaned and sanitized daily, and we provide hand washing stations and sanitizer on board for our customers. Social distancing, face masks & other measures may be required on board depending on the Alert level status & Ministry of Health Guidelines in place at the time. The Red Boats are able to operate for FULLY VACCINATED passengers only at all levels of the traffic light system within restrictions. 

Covid Lockdowns & Cancelations: We will endeavor to proceed with your charter providing we are permitted to operate under any Covid restrictions that may be in place at the time. In the event of a lockdown, or the Charter NOT being able to proceed due to Covid, alternative Charter dates will be offered. We will do our best to ensure we find you an alternative date when Covid restrictions will allow us to operate. The Red Boats do not offer refunds for any booked charters that are cancelled due to Covid 19 or Lockdown restrictions. All monies paid to The Red Boats are Non refundable.

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