We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 5 Claridge Place, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 7-575 5986
09:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 4 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 4
  • 0
    Very good
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Excellent day's fishing

We had a wonderful day's fishing with Russ, the skipper. His boat is well set up, he was very knowledgable, extremely pleasant and gracious, and very keen that we all had a good... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2016
via mobile

Similar Things to Do in Bay of Plenty Region

Add Photo Write a Review

4 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 4: English reviews
Level Contributor
42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful day's fishing with Russ, the skipper. His boat is well set up, he was very knowledgable, extremely pleasant and gracious, and very keen that we all had a good day and caught fish. We caught lots of fish and some to keep, which Russ filleted and which have now been enjoyed. Delicious! Russ was great with... More 

1 Thank Cook6
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Great day out on the water with Russ! He was all about making our day memorable and enjoyable. His knowledge of the area and fishing spots was the tops and we could not have had a more relaxed and fun day! The equipment supplied was of high quality and the memories we made will last a lifetime.

1 Thank BPoremba
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Great day out fishing with Russ, he said it was slow, but it wasn't for us. We caught lots of terakihi. Russ was great, lots of laughs and even a private toilet, what more could you want. He filleted all fish, and we didn't come across a single bone.🐟🐬🐳

1 Thank Marilyn R
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2011

Three fishing trips with Fat Boy Charters have all delivered plenty of fish and a tremendous day in the hands of a really nice fishing guide. Russ always makes sure he delivers the fishing experience we are looking for. His boat is fast and functional, and his gear is excellent. He plans the day for the best chance of success.... More 

5 Thank kokako99

Travellers who viewed Fat Boy Charters also viewed

Tauranga, Bay of Plenty Region
Te Puke, Bay of Plenty Region
Paengaroa, Bay of Plenty Region
Tikitere, Bay of Plenty Region

Been to Fat Boy Charters? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Fat Boy Charters staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?