Fortuna - Big Marlin Punta Cana

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Big Marlin Punta Cana Charters offers you to take a ride to the beautiful Bavaro in Punta Cana. The Atlantic Ocean is a cradle for the best trophy fish, and a day out aboard “Fortuna” will be an exciting and eventful adventure.

The “Fortuna” is their spacious 42-foot boat, powered by twin 485HP Detroit Diesel engines. This stylish vessel is very comfortable, and is rigged with all the top-of-the-line navigational electronics, including a GPS and a fish finder. “Fortuna” is air-conditioned and has a multimedia system, as well as an ice-box and a fighting chair. What is more, there is a toilet on board, which is more than just a necessity when spending a day on the water! The boat can cater up to eight guests.

The Captain and the crew have thousands of hours of experience sailing the local waters. On the trip of your choosing, you will be able to use trolling and heavy tackle fishing techniques. Your targeted species will include Mahi Mahi, Great Barracuda, Blue and White Marlins, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and even Sailfish.

Your trip will include fishing licenses, Shimano and Penn International rods and reels, as well as Rapala lures and fresh live bait. Apart from that, the crew will not leave you starving: you will be offered refreshing drinks, snacks, and lunch. The fish you catch will be cleaned and filleted to take home with you at the end of the trip.

Take a ride with Big Marlin Punta Cana Charters aboard their beautiful Fortuna, and you will have a memorable experience you will not soon forget!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1350
    up to 8 persons
    This trip is a unique opportunity to chase Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, White and Blue Marlins, Great Barracuda, and Yellowfin Tuna! The Captain and the crew will make sure you have the best time on the water. All the necessary fishing equipment along with drinks, snacks, and lunch will be provided for you during this trip.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Trophy Size Catch
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    9 hours trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US$ 1200
    up to 8 persons
    Trophy size Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo, White and Blue Marlins, and Great Barracuda are among the popular catches during this trip. An eight-hour ride to the best fishing playgrounds of the area is ideal for any angler.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Professional Anglers
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US$ 700
    up to 8 persons
    Spend six hours on the beautiful waters of Punta Cana. During this trip, you will be challenged to catch the fish of your dream. You may find Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo, Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Great Barracuda, and Yellowfin Tuna on the end of your line. Drinks, snacks, and lunch will be offered for you to relax in between the bites!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Big Game Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US$ 600
    up to 8 persons
    This package is ideal for those anglers who want to see what is biting! You will sail offshore to chase Great Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, and more!
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White)

Sailfish
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Ocean Super Sport (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1996. Powered by 2 485HP Detroit Diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 26 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Punta Cana to departure site is available and 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
Bank Transfer
PayPal

About the Charter Operator

BocaChicaCharter
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Member since March 2015
46
3
It was always a dream to come true, I loved fishing all my life and lots of my friends are professional fishermen, its great to meet other professionals and beginners are go Big-Game fishing for always new and fresh experiences!
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 95%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (16)
4.49
out of 5 stars from 25 reviews
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Mahi Mahi extravaganza 6 hour trip
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
92%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
30%
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David Daniels
Santo Domingo, Nacional
 4.67
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Mahi Mahi extravaganza 6 hour trip

VERIFIED   October 25, 2017
We started our day by getting picked up at our resort. It’s the last resort on the strip. We were picked up by the 1st...
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André Bisaillon
Acton Vale, QC
 5.00
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2018-05-21 demi-journée

VERIFIED   May 21, 2018
Merci a Alex pour la merveilleuse pêche. Nous avons aimé la propreté du bateau, le service professionnelle que nous...
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Cody Wightman
Tyler, TX
 5.00
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   June 10, 2018
Had a good time with these guys.  Alex was the only person on our vacay that I could have a conversation with and understand...
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Richard Jakobsen
Alpharetta, GA
 4.33
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   June 1, 2018
Would loved to have hooked a marlin but no such luck. Caught 7 mahi, mahi 1 barracuda,  1 amber jack, and 1 lemon mackeral....
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Andrew Vovakes
Santo Domingo, 01
 4.67
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Full day with first mate Alex

VERIFIED   July 12, 2018
We fished July 12, 2018. Great trip, we caught 12 mahi mahi, barracuda and a few amber jack. Alex worked hard the entire trip...
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Fishing Reports

Amazing Private Fishing Charter with Bon

August 28, 2018

We rented the 42 ft Fortuna privately, for just the two of us, to fulfill one of our Honeymoon dreams........... He always wanted to go Fishing for Mahi-Mahi and Marlin, and I always wanted to go snorkeling on a… Read Full Report →