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! Captain Victor Manuel Santana Ceja has 24 years of flawless experience doing what he knows best – putting people on fish. He’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.

Capt. Victor will provide you with Shimano TLD and Tiagra rods and reels, as well as live bait and artificial lures. He’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
    Big Tuna Fishing – Cleofás Island
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    15 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 AM
    $1,200
    price breakdown
    $1,200
    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!
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Offshore (50+ miles)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    $850
    price breakdown
    $850
    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
    10 Hour Trip – Corbeteña Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    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!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Offshore (20+ mls)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $480
    price breakdown
    $480
    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
    6 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $360
    price breakdown
    $360
    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 9:00 AM
    $360
    price breakdown
    $360
    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
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $250
    price breakdown
    $250
    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!
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About the Captain

Manuel Santana
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico
29 Fishing Reports
34 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.

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Targeted Species

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

Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped) Marlin (Striped)
Roosterfish Roosterfish

Sailfish Sailfish
Tuna (Skipjack) Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Mako (Center console) originally built in 1999, and restored in 2017. 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
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
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

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 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.41
out of 5 stars from 13 reviews
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Good experience
85%
Friendly captain
92%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
92%
Catch intended fish
75%
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Jay H.
Los Angeles, CA
 5.00
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Had a great day fishing with Viking!

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Offshore (20+ mls) on March 29, 2019
Capitan Edwardo and Omar were awesome! We had a blast fishing with them! They really know their stuff and we’re fun to fish...
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Ray L.
Moab, Utah
 5.00
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Full day trip with capt Eduardo and mate Omar

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Offshore (20+ mls) on January 6, 2019
Had a great day fishing on the Viking. Boat and equipment was top notch and the crew was great. They were on time and got me...
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Eli H.
Buchanan Dam, TX
 5.00
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing on May 22, 2019
Had a great day of fishing on the Bay of Banderas. The guides worked hard for us an put us on this hard fighting striped Marlin....
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Bob S.
HOFFMAN EST, IL
 5.00
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Half day with Victor

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on March 27, 2019
Our boys had a very enjoyable experience
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Julie B.
Mexico City, CMX
 5.00
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3/4 day fishing trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing on November 1, 2018
An amazing day. We were total beginners but with the support of the captain and eduardo we caught up to 15 tuna and 1 mahi-mahi....
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