High Seas Charters - Ocean Hunter

High Seas Charters is owned and operated by Capt. Robbie Atwell, a local of Barbados who has been fishing the local waters since the age of 5 has since competed successfully in many local fishing tournaments. He encourages you to come on a charter with him and promises that although you may come as a guest, you will leave as a friend.

You will be fishing aboard the Ocean Hunter, a 42’ custom-built sportfishing boat that can easily accommodate up to six anglers. The boat has a spacious cockpit and is equipped with all you need to catch some massive fish, with a range of marine electronics, a fighting chair and outriggers for effective trolling.

Whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned pro. High Seas Charters will work with you to build the perfect fishing trip. Hardcore deep sea addicts will be taken out to the best waters as fast as possible to give you the maximum fishing time, while family groups will be taken to the more sheltered side of the island to enjoy some awesome hookups without the choppy waters.

Capt. Robbie prides himself on his strong customer focus. From adapting his trips to suit your needs to the little things like making sure you have food and drinks to keep you going, he does everything he can to make your trip perfect. So climb aboard and get ready for a day you will never forget!

Please note that all prices are displayed in US$.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $600
    Spend the morning fishing offshore for Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Sailfish, and Marlin. Please note you will be able to keep a portion of your catch while the rest will be kept by the crew. Also, note that all prices are displayed in US$.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    US $600
    Head out for an afternoon of great fishing, hitting the deep waters offshore in search of big game pelagics like Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, and Tuna. Please note you will be able to keep a portion of your catch while the rest will be kept by the crew. Also, note that all prices are displayed in US$.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $750
    Spend a couple more hours onboard for the chance of even bigger and fiercer fish. Battle monster Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Sharks, with a light lunch provided to keep you going. Please note you will be able to keep a portion of your catch while the rest will be kept by the crew. Also, note that all prices are displayed in US$.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $1,000
    Spend the whole day out on the water on this eight-hour trip. You will be able to hit the very best fishing spots and battle the very biggest fish, for your chance of a real record-breaker. Target Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, and more. You will be given a full lunch on full day trips. Please note you will be able to keep a portion of your catch while the rest will be kept by the crew. Also, note that all prices are displayed in US$.
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FAQs about High Seas Charters - Ocean Hunter

High Seas Charters - Ocean Hunter offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $600 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $750 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • US $1,000 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with High Seas Charters - Ocean Hunter, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Our boat is equipped with an enclosed electric WC.
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Ice Box
  • Radio

Trips booked with High Seas Charters - Ocean Hunter include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (The mate cleans the portion of fish which the customer is welcome to. This is all included in the cost of the trip.)
  • Snacks (We provide Pringle chips which is included in the cost of the trip.)
  • Drinks (We provide bottle water, coke, sprite, rum and beer on all of our trips which is included in the cost of the trip.)
  • First Mate (A first mate is always on board and the tip is up to the customer.)
  • Lunch (On full day trips.)

High Seas Charters - Ocean Hunter offers the following type of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing (Depending on the direction of the current it may not be more than 1 mile.)

High Seas Charters - Ocean Hunter offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with High Seas Charters - Ocean Hunter include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Sailfish
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Captain

Robert Atwell
Bridgetown, Barbados
172 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2015
Captain Robbie owns and operates High Seas Charters. He was born in Barbados has been fishing from the age of five. He has won numerous fishing tournaments from inshore to the prestigious Barbados International. He has also won a few other tournaments in neighbouring islands and has fished in the IGFA Tournament Of Champions in Cabo San Lucas,Mexico.

About this listing

Targeted species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin
Sailfish Sailfish
Tuna (Yellowfin) Yellowfin Tuna

Boat specs

Custom-built boat (Sportfishing) originally built in 1978, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 320HP Caterpillar engines.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Offshore Fishing
Depending on the direction of the current it may not be more than 1 mile.

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Our boat is equipped with an enclosed electric WC.
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Ice Box
Radio

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
The mate cleans the portion of fish which the customer is welcome to. This is all included in the cost of the trip.
Snacks
We provide Pringle chips which is included in the cost of the trip.
Drinks
We provide bottle water, coke, sprite, rum and beer on all of our trips which is included in the cost of the trip.
First Mate
A first mate is always on board and the tip is up to the customer.
Lunch
On full day trips.

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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Bridgetown to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
All ages welcome
You Keep Catch
The guest will surely be offered a portion of catch
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 172 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (153)
Catchin fish
Catchin fish
Memories made
+150
Angler rating
157
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Good experience
99%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
81%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
87%
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Francis C.
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Memories made

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on March 26, 2024
I’m pretty avid fisherman.. wanted to share my passion with my kids and wife. Robbie and Hatch were amazing … informative,,knew...
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Jake T.
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Excellent
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3/4 Day trip with Robert and Hatch

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on June 20, 2023
I have previously fished with Robert and Hatch on a past visit to Barbados, which was a great day. So, as a Father’s Day...
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Ashley W.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing trip in June

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 10, 2023
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Julian A.
Excellent
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Catchin fish

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on April 8, 2024
Captain Robbie and Hatch were great! Very knowledgeable about fishing and the island. Caught a smaller Wahoo first, then hooked...
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James B.
Excellent
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Wow! Amazing!

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on December 23, 2023
Absolutely amazing trip! Robert put us on the fish, told us a lot about Barbados, and his mate , Hatch, was phenomenal. They...
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