Whether you’re a single person wanting a day out on the water, a family, or a group, but don't want to hire the boat yourself, jump on board and join others on a public trip.



This is the trip for you, if you have a group you'd like to get out on the water. We take bookings for day trips, 24 hour trips and evening trips. A work shout, stag or hens party, social club or fishing club or your family.



A day reef fishing trip aboard the MV Manutere is a fantastic way to spend a day on the water, catch some fish, and experience what the ocean has to offer. Whether you’re a single person wanting a day out on the water, a family, or a workgroup, we can cater for you.



Hapuka fishing for the deep water species is a very interesting form of fishing, with many different species available to be caught. The deep water knolls out of Tauranga have caught many trophy fish over the years, and are continuing to produce these beautiful eating, hard fighting monsters of the deep.



Plan your next fishing charter aboard the MV Manutere out of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, NZ.

Waitangi Day

Well, we had a small improvement from last week with at least getting one day’s fishing in, on Waitangi Day. A nice day too, sunny and calm. Unlike most of the rest of the week. The fishing in the deeper water, which has been more consistent for a while now, wasn’t so good this trip. We got some nice fish, and the barracuda that were an issue have gone  [for good hopefully], but slow. We tried in a bit closer for no improvement, then tried a spot around 40m that fired well with a good mix of snapper and...

Fishing Charters in Tauranga aboard the MV Manutere

The Manutere has been taking out fishing trips out of Tauranga for the past 40 years. A purpose built charter fishing vessel with plenty of walk around fishing space, perfect for individuals or groups.

Brett Keller the owner/operator takes great pride in putting his passengers onto the fish - consistently. This is reflected by our regular customer base. The fact is, we try harder.

Our aim is to make your fishing trip and day on the water, as enjoyable as possible.

Tauranga Marine Charters aboard the M.V. Manutere have the fishing trip for you.

Fishing Charters in Tauranga. Aboard the Manutere, Tauranga has an abundance of fishing options from bottom fishing for Tarakihi and Snapper, to multi day jigging trips, we can help you!



    They had a great time and a special thanks to Brett for making the day so enjoyable for them!!! Jordan has not stopped talking about his day out fishing and has been proudly showing the photos of his day to everyone he comes into contact with!! They would love to go out again next year if we return to the BOP if Brett would have them on board again!!

  • Thanks for a fabulous day on the water. Just ate some great fish and washed it down with nz Pinot.

    Ross the Aussie

  • Just a quick email to thank you for a nice fishing trip today. Very enjoyable. Weather was kind to us and everyone caught fish.

    Hopefully will return to the Mount again next year, in which case I will check you out for another trip.


    Alan Chamberlain


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