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Marlborough Sounds Fishing

Marlborough boasts some fantastic fishing year round, and the calm, sheltered waters are fantastic for small craft and families.

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Head out on the boat, whether it be your own, a mates, or perhaps let the skipper take you to the best spots with a half or full day fishing charter. The Marlborough Sounds is also well suited to smaller craft such as kayaks and dinghies due the calm waters and sheltered bays, a perfect way to escape from reality for a few hours will casting a line out the side. Some bays drop-off very quickly, making it great for fishing off the shore or wharf. 

For the kids, wharf fishing couldn't be any better! There is an abundance of small fish, such as spotties which live around the wharfs and are great fun to catch.

For the go hard or go home bunch, D’Urville Island is the mecha for big snapper and kingfish. Need we say more?

If you prefer to swim with the fishes, you'll be right at home diving for crayfish, shellfish, kina or perhaps a spot of spearfishing.

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