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| Western Marina, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Fishing trip

What an awesome day was a spectacular day went out with some friends and family a grant an decky... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
rossflanders
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Fishing and whales

We had two tours with that guys.They are great.We went for fishing the first time and then for... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2017
Styliprek
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Kamari, Greece
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We are Rarotongas largest "outer reef" charter vessel and our well appointed 50ft Catamaran is perfect for individuals or groups to relax and enjoy the stunning views of Rarotonga from the Ocean. Whether its game or sport fishing, whale watching, circumnavigating the island or sunset cruising our boat is the perfect, stable platform to relax and enjoy the stunning sights of Rarotonga and beyond.
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Western Marina, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

What an awesome day was a spectacular day went out with some friends and family a grant an decky simon were amazing the boat is incredibly well set up an lunch was great thank you for an excellent day

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

We had two tours with that guys.They are great.We went for fishing the first time and then for whale watching in the sunset.We had great time at both.Specially at the fishing tour it was very funny because all of us were outheart people.The cruises were...More

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Touzelle W, Manager at Blue Water Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your review we are pleased you had a great time.

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Went whale watching because their big boat looked good. However, there are no real seats outside the cabin, so it's been (also compared to other companies) uncomfortable. The captain's moves to spot a whale or two seemed erratic and unambitious. Worse, the music he played...More

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Touzelle W, Manager at Blue Water Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for your review. Clansmen has ample seating for people outside in front of the bridge, and also downstairs at the aft of the boat. You are also most welcome to sit up the front of the boat on the bow which although there are...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

OMG just had the most amazing experience. 3 hours aboard clanmen on a whale watching tour. We saw whales 2 out of 3 hours. The crew was awesome and knew exactly where to take us. I have done fishing charter here on Rarotonga along with...More

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Touzelle W, Manager at Blue Water Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks very much.

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Were told it was a whale watching cruise, saw no whales or no commentary what so ever. Worst cruise/tour I have ever been on the island. Thought we would have at least some commentary from the crew personally think they are just taking money from...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We went on the sunset whale cruise and saw so many whales throughout the whole cruise. Food was awesome. Drinks were good price. Everyone in my party had a great time. Except my hubby who had his face in a bucket for half the trip...More

1  Thank 59melm
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

We were told that this was a whale watching cruise with dinner. Instead we got lousy finger food and a cruise along the coast with no whales. Finding them is definitely hit or miss, however it seemed that these guys really were not looking for...More

2  Thank Scott G
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Was taken on a 2 hour morning cruise and whales were delivered ! The crew were friendly and helpful, morning tea was substantial and to a standard expected whilst at sea! Great sized boat and I could easily see a day fishing could fly by....More

Thank Richard T
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

Rarotonga is so laid back it makes a day in my native Ireland look positively frenetic. Nevertheless Sonny and his crew were on hand on time to take us out for a splendid days fishing . All the participants were novices at sport fishing: I...More

Thank Neil F
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

On a recent trip to Rarotonga we decided to charter Blue Water tours for a South Pacific deep sea fishing experience. When booking the charter Dianne was very helpful and accommodating and was on hand on the day to complete our booking. The boat is...More

Thank Brian F
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