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
    Extended Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,350
    price breakdown
    $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.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Trophy Size Catch
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,200
    price breakdown
    $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
    3/4 Day Trip - Professional Anglers
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $700
    price breakdown
    $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
    Half Day Trip - Big Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $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!
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About the Charter Operator

BocaChicaCharter
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
3 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
89 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since March 2015
"Fishing for a living was always a dream that I wanted to come true" – and it finally did. Captain Yustas Fortuna 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. Wether 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) Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White) Marlin (White)

Sailfish Sailfish
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo 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
Deep Sea Fishing

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
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
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
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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4.56
out of 5 stars from 41 reviews
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Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
93%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
81%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
48%
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Ron H.
Chesterfield, VA
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January fishing trip

VERIFIED   January 8, 2020
The Captain and crew knew where to go to catch fish!!!! The bite just wasn’t on that day!! They kept fresh bait on the lines...
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Eric B.
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VERIFIED   February 21, 2020
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Matt S.
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Great day off-shore

VERIFIED   December 30, 2019
We had a great day catching lots of mahi.  Capt and mates were excellent and took really good care of everyone.
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Sallie H.
Hubert, NC
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Fishing with Yustas

VERIFIED   February 15, 2020
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Jeofrey J.
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3/4 day trip

VERIFIED   May 7, 2019
Alex picked us up from the Hard Rock right on time and we took a 25 minute drive to the marina. Fishing started out slow but...
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