Kavelas Tours Charter

Discover the crystal clear inshore and offshore waters of Costa Rica with Kavelas Tours Charter. Based out of Puntarenas, you’ll have a short run to the productive fishing grounds of the Pacific, making the most of your holiday

Under the guidance of Captains Joseph and Josue, you’ll have everything you need for a productive day out. Both are local fishing enthusiasts, with plenty of years of experience behind them. They promise to cater to your every needs when on board, getting you the most out of your Costa Rican fishing experience.

Step aboard the 23’ Mako center console and explore these productive fishing grounds. Up to 6 guests are welcome aboard to enjoy stunning 360-degree views, making use of the spacious deck to steady yourself against monster fish. Make yourself at home as you take advantage of the free bottled water on all trips, while the crew will even provide sandwiches and snacks on offshore trips!

When it comes to the fishing, you’ll be using the latest rods and reels, with live bait provided for free on offshore trips too. Get ready for an intense day out, as you go up against some of the ocean’s biggest creatures.

Test your bottom fishing skills against Jack Crevalle, Snook, and Snappers inshore. While an offshore trip will see you hit the deep waters in search of huge fish. Troll the open waters to entice the bite of Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Barracuda, and Kingfish, and settle in for the fight of your life as you look to fill the boat with plenty of meat to take back to shore.

If you’d like to cool off after working up a sweat, you’ll even have the chance to go snorkeling and discover the magical world underwater. Let your captain know in advance and he’ll make sure all the gear is on board.

Before coming aboard, the crew can even pick you up in the nearby area for a nominal fee, so everything you need is taken care of! Come aboard Kavelas Tours Charter for a thrilling day from start to finish, and make your trip to Costa Rica one to remember!

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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    price breakdown
    Make the most of your holiday in Costa Rica with a trip to the deep waters of the Pacific. The sea gets deep just 2 miles from shore, maximizing your time fishing, as you go up against monster fish. You'll be trolling the open waters with live bait and you can even use popping corks to entice the bite of such creatures as Tuna, Mackerel, and Mahi Mahi, before doing battle to land their delicious meat. And after a serious workout, you can even relax on the beach with a hearty lunch, so experience it all.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    price breakdown
    Within one mile of the marina, you'll come into contact with some of Central America's most prized inshore species. Bottom fish the shallow waters here and enjoy a wealth of fishing, all in stunning surroundings. Put your fishing skills to the test against beauties like Snook, Jack Crevalle, and a range of Snappers, among many other creatures, as you make the most of these productive waters. Your captain will provide all the gear necessary, and you can even buy live bait for $20.
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About the Charter Operator

Kavelas Tours Charter
Herradura, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
Response time 4 hours
Member since September 2019
The professional outfit of Captains Joseph and Josue promise a fun, safe, and productive day at sea. Both have an excellent command of English and will be more than happy to cater to your every need. With decades of fishing behind them, they know exactly what makes a successful fishing trip, promising to get you to the productive fishing grounds, reeling in the biggest fish.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Snapper (Cubera) Snapper (Cubera)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Mako (Center console) originally built in 1997, and restored in 2015. Powered by a 200HP Mercury SeaPro engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 23 knots.

23 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing


Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
First Mate
Fishing License

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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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:
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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