Three Kings Islands
$3200 per 24 hr period (overnight) for up to 6 anglers/divers (incl GST)
+ $530 per additional person ... $16,000 for 5 nights, 6 people.
INCLUDES : Bait, ice, dive fills, rods & gear, great food, snacks etc
SEASON : March - June
TRIPS : 5 nights
Three Kings Islands are situated 50 nautical miles northwest of Cape Reinga off the tip of the North Island and consists of a series of rock islands, the Three Kings Island and Princess Group.
The underwater terrain consists of a series of banks, the Middlesex and King Bank which are home to some of the best recreational fishing New Zealand has to offer including Kingfish, bill fish and also pelagic fish such as Marlin, Tuna and Mahi-mahi. The warm nutrient currents and upwelling's pushing up over these banks and the abundance of bait fish makes this a Yellow Tail Kingfish meca putting the most experienced anglers to the test whether jigging or on live baits. With large numbers of fish from 15 to 20kg and up to 40kg's plus, stripped marlin also congregate here in the summer months making Three Kings New Zealand's premier game fishing destination.
The diving around the islands is regarded as some of the best in the country with stunning underwater scenery, with an abundance of fish life and water clarity second to none.
Diving along the coast also provides some great cray diving with regular captures over 3kg along with excellent snapper fishing around the northern coastline including Cape Maria Van demon.
Trips to the Three Kings depart from Mangonui in Doubtless Bay which is 4 hours drive north of Auckland or about 40 minutes shuttle ride from either Kaitaia or Kerikeri domestic airport. A minimum of 5 days is recommended between March and May.