Mariaboat Charters

Do you want to experience the ultimate local-style fishing adventure in beautiful La Morne, Mauritius? Come aboard Mariaboat Charters and join Captain Labonne Jeanluc for the chance to reel in a huge host of world-famous saltwater superstars, as well as taking in some stunning scenery and seeing how the locals live on this beautiful island!

Capt. Labonne is a native Mauritian who’s been fishing since he was old enough to hold a rod. If you love a little bit of local flair and history alongside your angling action, then he’s just the captain for you – he started working on his dad’s boat when he was young, and now uses that very same boat to run a variety of fishing trips! His specialty is big game, so if you want to battle huge Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Marlin, and more, then you’ll be in safe hands – no matter your age or skill level.

You’ll be fishing from your captain’s 25’ Nabridas deck boat, built to accommodate up to 4 guests, and transport you to the hotspots in safety and comfort. She’s decked out with top-notch navigational gear, life jackets, and snorkeling equipment for guests who want to explore these waters from a whole other angle. For hardcore fishermen, there are outriggers to maximize your trolling potential, and a fighting chair – perfect for battling your dream Mahi Mahi or Sailfish!

Capt. Labonne offers his guests a huge variety of fishing options, so you’ll find a technique that fits you perfectly. You’ll have the chance to fish with light tackle for Barracuda, Skipjack, and small Yellowfin Tuna  – this will provide plenty of hands-on action! Try heavier tackle, and get ready to reel in huge Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, mighty Marlin, and more. You can also test your bottom fishing skills against a variety of Grouper, Triggerfish, and local fish.

Your trip includes top-quality rods and reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to bring is a license and some sun screen, and get ready for a local-stye adventure with Mariaboat Charters!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    This 7-hour adventure is perfect for anglers of all ages and abilities who want to experience the best of Mauritian fishing! Want to increase your chances of battling some seriously impressive big game such as Mahi Mahi, a variety of mighty Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, and even Shark species? Join Capt. Labonne for this trip, as you'll have plenty of time on the water to hook a huge variety of fish. You'll try out different techniques, too. Rods, reels, bait, and tackle are provided – all you need is a license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Dec 31
    Join your captain on this 5-hour adventure, and get ready to explore the waters of Le Morne for some incredible fish! Capt. Labonne loves customizing his trips to suit his guests needs, so let him know if there's a particular species you'd like to target, or a technique you'd like to try. Generally, you can expect to go after big game such as Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Wahoo, and Tuna. You'll start fishing just minutes after departing the dock. Rods, reels, bait, and tackle are included – just bring a license.
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About the Captain

Labonne Jeanluc
Le Morne, Mauritius
Response time within an hour
Member since November 2018
"I started fishing with my dad in 1987. I was 5 years old when l caught my first fish, which was a Grouper. One year later, I caught my first Skipjack Tuna, and my passion for fishing started from there!" Capt. Labonne is a lifelong fishing fanatic. As well as fishing for leisure during his childhood, he also worked on many boats, including his father's. In fact, the boat that he now uses to run his charter is his dad's boat! He loves meeting new people and fishing with them, and also loves the sound of the reels when the fish has been caught. Fishing is his life and his passion, especially big game fishing – come aboard and let him show you just what these waters have to offer!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Black) Marlin (Black)

Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Rainbow Runner Rainbow Runner
Sailfish Sailfish
Shark (Hammerhead) Shark (Hammerhead)

Trevally (Giant) Trevally (Giant)
Tuna (Skipjack) Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Nabridas (Deck boat) originally built in 2006, and restored in 2018. Powered by 2 25HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 16 knots.

25 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Fighting Chair
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate

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
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible


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:

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FAQs about Mariaboat Charters

Mariaboat Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • €270 per group - Half Day Trip (5 hours)
  • €430 per group - Full Day Trip (7 hours)

When you book a trip with Mariaboat Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Mariaboat Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate

Mariaboat Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Mariaboat Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle (Barracuda, Skipjack, Yellowfin Tuna)
  • Heavy Tackle (Marlin, Shark, big Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi)
  • Bottom Fishing (Grouper, Red Roman, Triggerfish)
  • Trolling
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Mariaboat Charters include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Rainbow Runner
  • Sailfish
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Trevally (Giant)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo