Spearfishing

 

Kaikoura have some great fishing grounds and an abundant coastline. We offer a wide range of spearfishing equipment in store and are always more than happy to direct you to the best fishing spot for the day.

Common species of the area include Blue Cod, Moki, Butterfish, Blue Warehou and Kawhai.

Kaikoura is very protective of it's unique coastline and there are several marine reserves in place, please do not fish in any of these areas. If you are uncertain of the boundaries our staff are always happy to help.

We offer a variety of experiences for the total beginner to experienced spearo, see below for more information.

Beginners Course

Come and join us for a full day experience. This course is ideal if you're unsure where to start or have done a bit of spearing but would like to improve your skills.

Through this 6 hour experience we will cover the following:

  • Breath holding and safe buddy techniques

  • Gear 

  • Species identification

  • Shooting and loading guns with target practice underwater

  • Shooting with lots of in water time

  • Processing your catch (size limits, gutting, cleaning and filleting)

Cost: $295.00

Spearing Tour

Suitable for those with a bit more experience in the water wanting some insider knowledge regarding the Kaikoura coastline, or intermediate spearos keen on a bit of a helping hand/point in the right direction.

2 - 3 hour experience. One of our knowledgable staff will show you a few of our favourite fishing spots.

Specific species goals are welcome. Comfort in minimum depths of 10 metres recommended. 

Please be aware this is a shore based adventure.

Cost: $149.00

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