Contact

Awesome Charters Icon

Get in touch

If you have any queries regarding any one of our charters, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us by phone, find us using the map or drop us a email

8 am and 5 pm
Monday to Friday

03 212 7284

With any enquiries about our services
We will respond within 48 hours.

info@awesomecharters.co.nz

21 Foreshore Road, Bluff
9814, New Zealand

Get Directions

If you would like to make a booking enquiry, please use the booking enquiry form


Booking Enquiry

Awesome Charters Icon

To make a booking enquiry please fill in the form below

All booking enquiries submitted below will be responded to as soon as possible.  Alternatively, you can contact us by phone: 03 212 7284 or email info@awesomecharters.co.nz

    Your Details

    Charter

    Customer Testimonials

    Charters

    Awesome Charters Icon

    Daily Fishing Charters

    We operate full-day fishing charters (8am to 3pm) from Bluff. All the equipment you need is supplied and any fish you catch will be filleted and bagged ready for you to take home.

    Fishing Inside Boat Data
    Daily Fishing Charters Details
    • We can accommodate a minimum of 12 passengers up to a maximum of 25 passengers.
    • We are also able to include oystering in your charter - when in season (March to August).  WE ARE UNABLE TO DO ANY OYSTER PERMITS.
    • Fishing Equipment: Fishing rods, sinkers & hooks are available
    • An extension to times can be accommodated, please contact us for a price.
    • Price includes boat hire, tea and coffee, lunch, fishing gear, bait, lures, skipper and crew.

    $225.00 per person

    (minimum of 12 people)

    MAKE A BOOKING ENQUIRY
    Awesome Charters Icon

    Daily Scuba Diving Fishing Charters

    We operate full-day diving charters (8am to 4pm) from Bluff.

    Daily Scuba Diving Details
    • We can accommodate a minimum of 12 passengers up to a maximum of 16 passengers, with a maximum of 14 scuba divers.
    • Price includes boat hire, tea and coffee, lunch, dive bottles and fills, weight belts and weights, fishing gear, bait, lures, skipper and crew.
    • An extension to times can be accommodated, please contact us for a price.
    • Scuba diving equipment: The boat comes equipped with certified air filler, certified dive compressor, certified dive tanks with unlimited refills, weight belts, and lead weights
    • Fishing Equipment: Fishing rods, sinkers & hooks are available
    • Tender boat: “PROFILE 2” is a 5m, aluminium alloy pontoon boat, 2018 Profile 545C- 497 fitted with 90hp Yamaha Outboard.
    Family Diving Adventure

    $250.00 per person

    (minimum of 12 people)

    MAKE A BOOKING ENQUIRY
    Awesome Charters Icon

    Overnight Charters Exploring Stewart Island Rakiura

    Designed for private groups; families, friends, or any group wanting to get away and explore some of the most magical places in New Zealand. Each private charter is fully customised to meet the needs of each group.

    Overnight Stay Boat
    Overnight Charter Details
    • A maximum of 9 people can be accommodated on each Overnight Charter.
    • All charters depart and return to Bluff and explore the beauty of Stewart Island (Rakiura) and northern islands.
    • Each overnight charter is individually customised to meet the requirements of each private group
    • Private overnight charters can be designed around a specific interest or feature a mix of activities. For example; hunting, diving, fishing, sight-seeing, going ashore exploring, learning the history or just cruising. We take onboard what’s important to you and do our best to give you the experience of a lifetime.
    • Price includes full catering (breakfast/lunch/dinner and snacks), crew (a skipper, deckhand and cook), linen (sheets,duvet, towels) and use of onboard equipment and facilities.

    Onboard facilities and equipment

    • Tender boat: “PROFILE 2”. The boat is a 5m, aluminium alloy pontoon boat, 2018 Profile 545C- 497 fitted with 90hp Yamaha Outboard. Profile 2 has four re-enforced lifting points to which the lifting strops will be connected for lifting by the Hi-Ab
    • You can bring on board your own alcohol (cans are preferred, but we do understand that wine is best in bottles.)
    • Diving equipment: certified air filler, certified dive compressor, certified dive tanks with unlimited refills, weight belts, and lead weights
    • Fishing Equipment: fishing rods, sinkers & hooks
    • Tender boat: “PROFILE 2”. The boat is a 5m, aluminium alloy pontoon boat, 2018 Profile 545C- 497 fitted with 90hp Yamaha Outboard. Profile 2 has four re-enforced lifting points to which the lifting strops will be connected for lifting by the Hi-Ab
    • You can bring on board your own alcohol (cans are preferred, but we do understand that wine is best in bottles.)
    • Diving equipment: certified air filler, certified dive compressor, certified dive tanks with unlimited refills, weight belts, and lead weights
    • Fishing Equipment: fishing rods, sinkers & hooks

    Charter Rates

    All rates are inclusive of GST, include your exclusive use of the entire boat and all of its equipment and facilities.

    3 Nights - $15,600

    4 Nights - $20,000

    5 Nights - $22,500

    6 Nights - $25,500

    7 Nights - $29,750

    Awesome Charters can accommodate a maximum of 9 adult people. Family groups with children under 13 years please contact for whole boat rates.

    MAKE A BOOKING ENQUIRY

    Muttonbird (Titi) Charters (seasonal)

    For Titi enthusiasts, Awesome Charters provides a safe, efficient and reliable service to and from the Titi Islands during the season.

    • Passenger fare: $275pp one way (incl GST)
    • Cargo/Load: $275 Per fadge/Cage - one way (incl GST)
    • Banana Box / Box $120 per box (incl GST)
    • For House lots and odd-sized cargo/loads please contact us for a quote
    • Maximum of 25 passengers.

    Deck space is purchased as per deck plan layout i.e., 20 spaces available per trip. Each allocated space is 1.2 metres, a maximum height of 1.5 metres and a maximum weight of 700kgs.

    MAKE A BOOKING ENQUIRY
    Boat chasing
    Boat chasing

    Muttonbird (Titi) Charters (seasonal)

    For Titi enthusiasts, Awesome Charters provides a safe, efficient and reliable service to and from the Titi Islands during the season.

    • Passenger fare: $275pp one way (incl GST)
    • Cargo/Load: $275 Per fadge/Cage - one way (incl GST)
    • Banana Box / Box $120 per box (incl GST)
    • For House lots and odd-sized cargo/loads please contact us for a quote
    • Maximum of 25 passengers.

    Deck space is purchased as per deck plan layout i.e., 20 spaces available per trip. Each allocated space is 1.2 metres, a maximum height of 1.5 metres and a maximum weight of 700kgs.

    Commercial work

    Commercial Charters

    Awesome Charters is also available for hire for commercial charters purposes:

    • Salvage
    • Cargo Cartage
    • Maintenance Work
    MAKE A BOOKING ENQUIRY

    Gallery

    Awesome Charters Icon

    Come and create some unforgettable memories with Awesome Charters

    Awesome Southland Affiliates

    Frequently asked questions

    Awesome Charters Icon

    Got a question? Check the answers below or contact us

    Contact Us

    • Dress for the weather conditions – a good waterproof jacket is recommended.
    • 15 fishing rods are provided, however, you are welcome to bring your own rods and reels if you wish.
    • Tea and Coffee is supplied.
    • Appropriate Footwear.
    • Camera
    • Sunscreen
    • Hat
    • Sunglasses
    • Insect repellent
    • Sea Sick Pills (if needed)
    • Personal snacks. Lunch is included in the charter.
    • Overnight charter prices includes full catering (breakfast/lunch/dinner and snacks), and all linen (sheets, duvet, towels).

    Download What I Need to Bring Below

    Download

    • Diving equipment: certified air filler, certified dive compressor, certified dive tanks with unlimited refills, weight belts, and lead weights
    • Fishing Equipment: fishing rods, sinkers & hooks
    • Tender boat: “PROFILE 2”.  The boat is a 5m, aluminium alloy pontoon boat, 2018 Profile 545C- 497 fitted with 90hp Yamaha Outboard.  Profile 2 has four re-enforced lifting points to which the lifting strops will be connected for lifting by the Hi-Ab

    The skipper may cancel/postpone the charter due to bad weather. If this is the case you will be able to re-schedule the charter for another time.

    To make a booking enquiry for any one of our charter options, including tailormade charters, please use the button below and  fill in the form on the contact page and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

    Click here
    Awesome Southland Affiliates

    About

    Awesome Charters Icon

    Learn more about Awesome Charters

    Awesome was built in Fremantle, Western Australia by boat building company Condor Marine and sailed to New Zealand in 2009 to begin a career servicing the local Bluff community. In 2018, Awesome was sold to a family of fishing and diving enthusiasts who established Awesome Charters.

    VESSEL SPECIFICATIONS

    How big is the boat?

    Awesome is a 63ft (18.4 metre) Alloy Charter Vessel operating out of Bluff. She is surveyed for up to 25 passengers inshore /35 passengers enclosed waters, with ample space to move around.

    SAFE + CERTIFIED

    What certifications does the boat have?

    Awesome Charters are fully certified to carry up to 35 passengers (SSM Certificate), comply with all MSA requirements and are a Certified Amateur-Fishing Charter Vessel.

    VESSEL FIT OUT

    What facilities are on board?

    In 2011 Awesome had a complete refit. This included fully equipped galley and dining area with ample seating, sleeping accommodation for 12, toilet and shower and hiab mounted on deck. The hiab is capable of lifting 750kg with the arm fully extended and 2.5 tonne in close.

    Who we are

    About the Crew

    Awesome is operated locally by Skipper Steve, Miriam and Peter B who are all passionate about hosting fishing, diving and nature enthusiasts aboard Awesome and ensuring they get to experience something very special amongst some of New Zealand’s most stunning scenery.

    Whether you want to go out with friends to get Bluff Oysters (Seasonal), catch some Blue Cod, or even go away for a few days diving / fishing and or hunting, this crew will ensure that your experience is unique, safe and enjoyable.

    Awesome Boat in Sunshine
    Customer Testimonials
    Boat dimensions

    Meet Awesome

    Awesome Boat Dimensions
    Download PDF
    Awesome Southland Affiliates

    Home

    Awesome Charters Icon

    Book your next epic adventure with Awesome Charters

    If you dream about hunting, fishing and diving adventures, book an Awesome Charter adventure today and get ready to experience something truly unique and memorable.  

    Daily fishing icon

    We operate full-day fishing charters (8am to 4pm) from Bluff. All equipment is supplied and any fish you catch will be filleted and bagged ready for you to take home.

    View
    Daily Scooba Icon

    We operate full-day diving charters (8am to 4pm) from Bluff.  The package price includes boat and crew hire, lunch, dive bottles, weight belts and weights, and fishing gear

    View
    Overnight Charter Icon

    Designed for families, friends, or private groups wanting to get away and explore some of the most magical places in New Zealand. Each private charter is fully customised to meet your needs

    View
    COME JOIN US

    Come fishing, diving and exploring with the locals

    From daily fishing or diving charters to fully tailormade private charters, Awesome Charters can design an epic outdoors adventure to suit your needs.  Grab a group of friends, family or team members and come and explore the beauty and bounty of Rakiura Stewart Island and Fiordland.

    About Us
    Kids Scooba Diving
    Customer Testimonials
    Gallery

    An epic fishing and diving adventure awaits

    Awesome is operated locally by Skipper Steve, Miriam and Peter B who are all passionate about hosting fishing, diving and nature enthusiasts aboard Awesome. Join us and experience something very special amongst some of New Zealand’s most stunning scenery

    View Gallery
    Awesome Southland Affiliates