Gerry’s Private Charters - Virgo

From a couple looking for a romantic day on the water or a die-hard angler who wants to break their own record, everyone is welcome aboard the ‘Virgo.’ She is a spacious vessel operated by Gerry’s Private Charters – a legendary company based in North Coast of Mahe Island.

Gerry’s Private Charters is a family friendly company that is based in a leading hotel just off the famous Beau Vallon Beach. It was established in the early ‘80’s and has decades of experience in fishing and customer service.

Their Virgo is a 20’ boat powered by twin 60 HP Suzuki 4-stroke Lean Burn engines. She can easily access most secluded beaches at low tide and take up to 4 anglers out fishing. The Virgo is ideal for short outings just to check the bite, as well as trolling and bottom fishing. The Virgo is fully licensed and has Passengers Liability Insurance up to $80,000.00

You will be targeting Bonito, Jack Crevalle, Rainbow Runner, Snapper, Barracuda, Grouper, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and Yellowfin Tuna, depending on which trip you choose. All the necessary gear and tackle will be provided, along with an assortment of lures, to make a great catch possible. Lunch is available on full-day trips, while drinks and fishing licenses are included in the price of all charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3.5 Hour Trip - Coastal (MAX 2)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $425
    Cruise along the coast and wet your line, targeting whatever is biting. This trip is exciting for those who want to introduce their kids to fishing.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $500
    On this trip, you will be trolling or deep sea fishing in the afternoon for Snapper, Grouper, Bream, and more.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $630
    Enjoy a morning out on the water, deep sea fishing or trolling. You will be able to go for Snapper, Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Barracuda, and many more species.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - Trolling / Deep Sea
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $975
    This trip includes trolling and deep sea fishing for Snapper, Sailfish, Grouper, and other species, combined with a lunch on board or on a local beach. BBQ is available upon request.
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About the Captain

Germain Camille
Bel Ombre, Seychelles
28 Customer reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since March 2015
I grew up on the Beau Vallon Beach. On school holidays, I went to help the fishermen pull in the fishing nets very early in the morning and also I was very interested in water sports. And in the early '70's, I was one of the first local boys to be a waterski instructor and paragliding boat operator. In 1981, I bought my first boat and have been providing private charters since then.

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Red) Red Grouper

Boat specs

Custom-Built (Runabout) originally built in 1983, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 60HP Suzuki LeanBurn engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Coastal
Nearshore Fishing
2 to 3 miles
Offshore Fishing
10 miles
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Coastal fishing
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Weather permitting / traditional handline method
Trolling
Jigging
Guests provide tackles
Popping
Guests bring tackles
Handline
Traditional fishing
Deep Sea Fishing
All tackles provided

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
On request
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Assorted
Snacks
Full day only
Drinks
Non alcoholic
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch
On full day trip only

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
With parent's supervision
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
On request
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
On request

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
Visa
Mastercard
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 10 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (14)
5 hours morning trip with Cpt. Germain
5 hours morning trip with Cpt. Germain
Good day with captain German
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
71%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Torben A.
Otterup, Denmark
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

5 hours morning trip with Cpt. Germain

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on February 15, 2022
Thanks to Germain and the Captain ;-) for a great day at sea and for the great service. We were really happy that we caught...
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Gergely K.
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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Fishing with Germain

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on April 19, 2022
Gergely K. recommends Gerry’s Private Charters - Virgo
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Vladimir P.
Seychelles
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Good day with captain German

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on November 2, 2021
I have a lot of pleasure from finding with German. We caught big GT, which was so strong, that broken the rod). Also we caught...
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Fahad A.
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Germain

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on June 24, 2021
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Ahmed A.
Victoria, Seychelles
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on June 21, 2021
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FAQs about Gerry’s Private Charters - Virgo

Gerry’s Private Charters - Virgo offers the following trips to customers:
  • $425 per group, additional $30 per person after 2 guests - 3.5 Hour Trip - Coastal (MAX 2) (3 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $30 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $630 per group, additional $30 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $975 per group, additional $30 per person after 2 guests - 8 Hour Trip - Trolling / Deep Sea (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Gerry’s Private Charters - Virgo, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment On request
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Gerry’s Private Charters - Virgo include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures (Assorted)
  • Snacks (Full day only)
  • Drinks (Non alcoholic)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch (On full day trip only)

Gerry’s Private Charters - Virgo offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (Coastal)
  • Nearshore Fishing (2 to 3 miles)
  • Offshore Fishing (10 miles )
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Gerry’s Private Charters - Virgo offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle (Coastal fishing)
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing (Weather permitting / traditional handline method)
  • Trolling
  • Jigging (Guests provide tackles)
  • Popping (Guests bring tackles)
  • Handline (Traditional fishing)
  • Deep Sea Fishing (All tackles provided)

Top targeted fish species with Gerry’s Private Charters - Virgo include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Rainbow Runner
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)