La Moopie Charters

You’ve partied away in Cancun’s famous bars, now it’s time to see the real Caribbean. Hop aboard La Moopie Charters and get away from the crowds. Just a few miles offshore, you’ll find a whole new world waiting for you. Huge, beautiful, and delicious fish are in abundance, and you’ll get to hunt them all with Captain Rafael Moreno. He’s been running charters for 30 years and, with his American first mate, runs a highly-personalized service.

The 22’ Bertram center console is an ideal vessel to get you offshore and having fun. Powered by a 150 HP Mercury engine, you’ll speed after the fish with a delightful breeze to cool you off. There’s plenty of space for up to 5 guests to sit and relax, as well excellent vision to see the diverse marine life around you. Hook up to the multimedia system to get your tunes blasting, and take advantage of the water, soda, and beer on board for your enjoyment.

When it comes to the fish, you won’t believe your eyes. Like nothing you’ve ever seen before, these are huge. Don the snorkeling gear and see for yourselves! Stunning Sailfish and Red Snapper, and delicious Mahi Mahi and Tuna are just some of the dazzling species you can expect. Capt. Rafael utilizes many techniques to hook ‘em, from trolling to deep sea fishing, jigging, and popping. Get ready for a severe workout as you try to catch a monster.

La Moopie charters really has it all. With fantastic fishing, the chance to go snorkeling, and beers on board waiting for you, this has all the makings of a perfect holiday trip. At the end of the day, Capt. Rafael or his first mate will clean and prepare your fish, so you can just pop into a beachside restaurant to watch the sun go down over a delicious, well-earned treat. If you’re in Cancun or the nearby area, don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity.

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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
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    Make the most of the Caribbean's incredible waters with a full day on board. Crystal clear deep seas await just a stone's throw from shore, and you'll be dazzled as you gaze at the magnificent marine life beneath you. From Mahi Mahi to Wahoo, Amberjacks to Tuna, Red Snappers, and many more, these waters are prime for fishing. Test your strength against these monsters as you try to catch yourself a delicious treat to take back to dry land. You'll also have plenty of time to relax on this 8-hour trip.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    price breakdown
    Spend the best part of your day on the crystal clear water, away from the crowded beaches. Indulge in some "me" time or hang out with your friends or family on an unforgettable fishing experience. Whatever you want out of a trip to sea, this 6-hour charter offers it. With drinks, including beer provided, you'll have everything you need for an exciting day as you chase delicious Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and many more, as well as tough-fighting game fish, like Wahoo, Amberjack, and Barracuda.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    price breakdown
    Is there a better way to start the day than with the sea breeze in your face and the wind in your hair? You'll be refreshed for the rest of the day as you head offshore and engage in some exciting fishing. Take in the sun and warm up for the day ahead, while trying your skills and strength against huge Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Red Snapper, and more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    price breakdown
    Take it easy in the morning and head out to sea in the afternoon. Spend 4 hours in the sun atop the clear blue water. Surrounded by beautiful scenery and stunning fish, you can relax or engage in some thrilling fishing. You'll need to use all your strength to reel in some of these monsters, as you try to catch delicious Mahi Mahi and Tuna, as well as exciting and tough-fighting Wahoo, Amberjack, and many more.
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About the Captain

Rafael Moreno
Puerto Morelos, Mexico
1 Customer Reviews
Response time 11 hours
Member since December 2018
There are few people quite as experienced as Captain Rafael Moreno. Having guided fishing charters for over 30 years, he's one of the most skilled and well-known captains in the Cancun area. His passion burns as strong as ever, and gets a thrill from catching great big game fish, and from seeing his customers smile whle doing it too.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Bertram (Classic) originally built in 1995, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 150HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

22 ft
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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


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:
Bank Transfer

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Laura M.

Half day with La Moopie Charters

VERIFIED   March 16, 2020
Thank you to Captain Rafael and his team.  We were a family of 5 (2 adults, kids 10, 8, and 3).  We were greeted...
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