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Wildlife Boat Tour

Wildlife Boat Tour

Head out to the islands on the Rescue III, an old RNLI rescue boat from the UK. Look out for the seals, local bird life and if you're lucky, you may even spot whales. There is an option to chuck a fishing line overboard too!

Join Cpt Carl (Hayman, former All-Black) for a 1-hour trip out of the harbour and over to the islands just off the coast of New Plymouth. Under the watchful eye of Mount Taranaki, you will be kept safe in the old unsinkable Rescue III that came over from the UK back in the 70's. Between Cpt Carl, the boat, and the crew there are a few stories to be told and we guarantee a trip not to be forgotten!

WINTER UPDATE - if the time you require isn't online, please call to enquire as we can run trips by request and possibly change hours to suit if its do-able. 


You'll see seals basking in the sunshine (hopefully), birdlife, and learn some of the local history of the area. it has also been known to spot some whales and Orcas so keep your eyes peeled. make sure you bring your cameras just in case.

Unfortunately we don't cater for wheelchairs but are happy to take those with disabilities manually onto the boat and have them sat comfortably once onboard. If you get seasick, don't worry we have just the ticket to help and all persons are provided with a life jacket.

Please check weather and dress appropriately ie. sun tan lotion, hat, wet and cold weather gear as we can't guarantee that you won't get wet from rain or waves. Please note that the boat goes come wind rain or shine so please check the T&C's for cancellation policy.


  • Duration : 1 Hours (approx.)

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Family Friendly Fishing trip

Family Friendly Fishing trip

Family friendly fishing trip around the Sugar Islands. This is a 3 hr fishing trip designed for family's or people who just want a fishing experience out off the coast of Taranaki.

We provide you with rods and bait and the trip includes the same Wildlife tour that we run daily as well as some trawling to and from the bottom fishing spots. You are welcome to take any fish you catch so please being your own carry bags/freeze boxes to take fish home (they must be correct legal size).


Please note, this is not a full on professional fishing charter as our boat is restricted to certain distance and limits and whilst the boat is a lovely comfortable wooden rescue boat, it is not specifically designed for fishing. You may bring your own snacks and drinks for the trip. 

From NZD $90.00

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