Fortuna - Big Marlin Punta Cana

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
    4 hrs. afternoon charter
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $600
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Big Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $600
    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!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Professional Anglers
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $700
    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
    Full Day Trip - Trophy Size Catch
    In demand! Last booked: 18 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,200
    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
    Extended Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,350
    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.
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About the Captain

Yustas Fortuna
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Angler's Choice
3 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
335 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2015
Fishing for a living was always a dream that Captain Yustas Fortuna wanted to come true – and it finally did. The captain has been passionate about fishing his whole life. There's nothing else he'd rather do and he's happy spending every day on the water. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, he's happy to show you the ropes and get you your dream catch. Capt. Yustas works alongside other local captains and first mates, who also provide exciting fishing adventures.

About this listing

Targeted species

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

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
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Multimedia System
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
For 6 hrs and full day trips
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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 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, 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
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.5 / 5
out of 5 stars from 81 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.4 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
95%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
78%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
56%
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Russell G.
Shawnee Hills, OH
Excellent
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3/4 Trip - Fun Day

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Professional Anglers on June 8, 2022
Had a great day with the captain and first mate.  Good transportation to and from the hotel to the marina.  Crew was super...
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Sean C.
North Ridgeville, OH
Excellent
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3/4 day trip on Fortuna

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Professional Anglers on February 16, 2022
3/4 day charter. Forecast was 5-6 footers. But we’re much bigger. More like 10-12 when we finally got out there. Guys made...
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Aaron V.
Lansdowne, VA
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Great trip and crew

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Professional Anglers on April 11, 2022
It was a tough bite when we went out but the ownership who picked us up was extremely professional and his Captain and first...
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Arnold M.
Plano, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Half Day with Fortuna Crew

VERIFIED   4 hrs. afternoon charter on July 4, 2022
We had a great time and appreciate Captain Coco and Rosario for working hard. We were able to see 2 white Marlin but they didn’t...
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Jim `. B.
Bridgewater, MA
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Professional Anglers on May 28, 2022
We had this trip planned the day before my wedding.on the Fortuna Take the Dramamine suggestion seriously.  We had 3 people...
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FAQs about Fortuna - Big Marlin Punta Cana

Fortuna - Big Marlin Punta Cana offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group - 4 hrs. afternoon charter (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trip - Big Game Fishing (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - 3/4 Day Trip - Professional Anglers (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - Full Day Trip - Trophy Size Catch (9 hours)
  • $1,350 per group - Extended Full Day Trip (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Fortuna - Big Marlin Punta Cana, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Multimedia System
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fortuna - Big Marlin Punta Cana include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks (For 6 hrs and full day trips)
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch

Fortuna - Big Marlin Punta Cana offers the following type of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing

Fortuna - Big Marlin Punta Cana offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fortuna - Big Marlin Punta Cana include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Sailfish
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo