Viking Fishing Charters – NV

Join Viking Fishing Charters on the waters of Mexico in Nuevo Vallarta, and explore some of the most productive waters around! Captains Santana Ceja have 24 years of flawless experience doing what they know best – putting people on fish. They’ll make sure your trip is successful.

You’ll enjoy your trip on a 25’ Mako center console boat that can take up to 4 anglers. The boat’s navigation consists of a fishfinder, Humminbird GPS, and Icom VHF Radio for an optimal fishing experience. The excellent CPR-trained crew makes sure every trip on the boat is not only fun but also perfectly safe: life jackets and a toilet are provided.

Captains Victor and Juan will provide you with Shimano TLD and Tiagra rods and reels, as well as live bait and artificial lures. They’ll be happy to clean and fillet your catch for you to take home and prepare a delicious meal.

You can go fishing inshore, targeting Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, Red Snapper, and Cubera Snapper. Go offshore to score Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Sailfish, and Tuna. There’s snorkeling equipment on board if you want to really get personal with the underwater life.

Whether you are a pro, a beginner, or traveling with your kids – Viking Fishing Charters has a trip to suit your needs. Professional anglers would not want to pass up the chance to go to Cleofás and Marieta islands for very big fish.

Bring your kids for a great ocean adventure! Families and friends could even watch whales and dolphins, spending some valuable time together. Bring some food to stay refreshed, and some sun protection, and you’re all set!

Catch the fish of a lifetime with Viking Fishing – NV, and make some amazing memories on the prolific waters of Mexico!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $390
    On this 4-hour package, you'll stay in the bay and usually go after Jack Crevalle, Bonitos, Tuna, and Mahi Mahi. The captain will have all the equipment ready for you, just bring some food and drinks, and you're all set for a great fishing adventure!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $600
    On this trip, you'll be fishing in the bay, and you can go a bit further for larger catches, up to 15-20 miles. You'll target species like Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, Red Snapper, Cubera Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Blue Marlin, and Sailfish. All the fishing gear will be on board, just bring some food and drinks, and come have some serious fun!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Combined Excursion
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $600
    This is best for small game fishing. Enjoy the boat ride as well as whale watching, dolphin adventures, snorkeling and beach trips to Las Animas for relaxation or lunch. Target fish include Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, Red Snapper, Cubera Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Blue Marlin, and Sailfish. The captain will provide you with fishing gear, just pack some food and drinks, and you're ready for a new adventure!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Offshore (20+ mls)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $900
    This is a trip from Marieta Islands to Corbeteña. On these deep sea trips, you'll venture up to 20-35 miles to score Roosterfish, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Mahi Mahi. All the fishing equipment will be ready for you on board, just bring some food and drinks, and you're all set!
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Corbeteña Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $950
    This is a trip for serious anglers where you'll spend 10 hours on the open waters fishing for Big Marlin, Tuna, Sailfish, and Mahi Mahi. The captain will provide you with all the equipment, just make sure to bring some food and drinks, and you're ready for an exciting fishing adventure!
    Targeted fish
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Skipjack)
    Skipjack Tuna
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Offshore (50+ miles)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    US $1,400
    On this 12-hour trip, you'll head out up to 50–60 miles offshore in search of big Yellowfin Tuna, Blue and Black Marlin, Mahi Mahi, and Sailfish. All the fishing gear will be provided by your captain, just bring some food and drinks, and you're ready for some serious fishing!
  • Private trip
    Big Tuna Fishing – Cleofás Island
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    15 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US $1,500
    For big game fishing grounds targeting big Marlin and big Tuna, you'll need to go between 50 and 70 miles off the coast of Puerto Vallarta. The captain will have all the equipment ready for you, just pack some food and drinks to stay refreshed, and you're ready for an adventure of a lifetime!
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.6 / 5
out of 5 stars from 22 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
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Satisfied with the boat
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Caught fish
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Tom D.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great day!

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Combined Excursion on December 18, 2023
Went on 6 hour trip and combined fishing with whale watching and trip to Los arcos…..Captain and crew were great and so nice! ...
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Travis W.
Garden City, ID
Excellent
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Half Day trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on July 21, 2023
Had a great morning with the boys. Caught 4 jacks while other boats around us got skunked. Lots of fun and highly knowledgeable...
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Victor M.
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Víctor Manuel

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Corbeteña Fishing on April 3, 2023
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Gidgiddoni D.
Orem, UT
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10 hour day

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Corbeteña Fishing on May 3, 2022
We stared off the day early, We thought the boat had blue LEDS under it but the fishermen explained to us that it was bioluminescence...
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James G.
SUGARCRK Township, OH
Excellent
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Half a day trip with a great crew!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on March 28, 2023
I have been on more than two dozen deep sea fishing trip and these guys, by far, tried harder than any crew I ever been with. ...
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FAQs about Viking Fishing Charters – NV

Viking Fishing Charters – NV offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $390 per group - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing (6 hours)
  • US $600 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Combined Excursion (6 hours)
  • US $900 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Offshore (20+ mls) (8 hours)
  • US $950 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Corbeteña Fishing (10 hours)
  • US $1,400 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Offshore (50+ miles) (12 hours)
  • US $1,500 per group - Big Tuna Fishing – Cleofás Island (15 hours)

When you book a trip with Viking Fishing Charters – NV, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS Humminbird
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes

Trips booked with Viking Fishing Charters – NV include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano TLD, Tiagra)
  • Live Bait
  • Lures (Black Bar)
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Bottled water)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Viking Fishing Charters – NV offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (In the bay on 4 to 6 hrs fishing trips)
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Viking Fishing Charters – NV offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Handline
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Viking Fishing Charters – NV include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Charter Operator

Puerto Vallarta Viking Fishing Charters
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico
30 Fishing Reports
162 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since June 2014
Captain Victor Manuel Santana Ceja of Viking Fishing Charters inherited the passion for fishing from his father, who was a founder fisherman in Puerto Vallarta. He was born and raised by the sea. Victor Manuel has been drawn to the coast, sailing the waters and helping others fall in love with fishing. The Captain has 24 years of flawless experience doing what he knows best - putting people on fish.

About this listing

Targeted species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black) Black Grouper
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Boat specs

Mako (Center console) originally built in 1999, and restored in 2022. Powered by 2 115HP Yamaha 4 stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 38 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
In the bay on 4 to 6 hrs fishing trips
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Kite Fishing
Handline
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Humminbird
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano TLD, Tiagra
Live Bait
Lures
Black Bar
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Bottled water
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 30% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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