Sunrise Charters Panama Cebaco Island

Come aboard Sunrise Charters Panama for a family-run fishing adventure in the stunning waters of Cebaco Island. Explore the crystal clear seas, where you’ll be in awe of the nature, colors, and incredible fish.

Captain Jairo will use his more than 15 years of fishing experience to get you to the rich fishing grounds, while his wife, Constanza, and son Andres Felipe will make sure you have everything you need for a productive day out.

“La Piragua” is a 24’ panga-style boat, offering you a traditional Latin American fishing experience. She was custom-built for fishing these waters, boasting a center console that provides plenty of space and sight for all sorts of fishing. She’s remarkably stable, keeping you afloat in all conditions, while the GPS system and fish finder will make sure you get on the fish.

Speaking of the fish, the rich waters offer up plenty. Within just 25 minutes from port, you’ll get your fish on around the stunning tropical island, targeting big, tasty fish like Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Snapper, Jacks, and many more game fish. Test your angling skills as you cast away and bottom fish or let the trolling lines do the work.

The hard-working crew promise to make you feel a part of the family, so don’t hesitate to get in touch regarding anything you want. Snorkeling gear can be provided free of charge, while you can also rent some spearfishing equipment. With a cleaning and filleting service on offer for a limited number of fish, there’s nothing left for you to do but come aboard.

Grab some drinks and snacks to fill the onboard cooler, and up to 4 people can come aboard and settle in for a fishing experience like no other. Book your spot, invite your friends, and enjoy the ride with Sunrise Charters Panama!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Cebaco Island
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    Cebaco Island features rich biodiversity and its marine life is enormous. With its beaches and secluded bays, this wild paradise is ideal for a day of fishing. Test your skills against Mackerel, Dorado (Mahi Mahi), Wahoo, Grouper, Yellowfin Tuna, and different types of Snapper. The boat will be equipped for an exciting day of trolling, popping, and jigging. So hop aboard and explore the stunning fishing grounds surrounding the island. Who knows, you might just get a shot at your next big game trophy.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip Punta Mariato/Naranjo
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $650
    Head out to the deep spots of the Pacific Ocean as you spend 8 hours battling it out against monster fish. Try trolling, popping, casting and jigging around Punta Mariato and Punta Naranjo, as you to get ready to battle big game like Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin, monster King Mackerel and more. Troll the open waters or test your bottom and/or casting fishing skills, as you go after the catch of a lifetime on what promises to be a fishing trip to remember forever.

About the Charter Operator

Sunrise Charters Panama
Cebaco Island, Panamá
3 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
57 Customer reviews
Member since March 2019
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Sunrise Charters Panama was an idea formed by a family who shares a respect for nature and a love of adventure fishing. We are here to fulfill all of your fishing experience! If you’ve ever wanted to catch a big game Sailfish or never even had a chance to try out fishing, Sunrise Charters is here for you in order to be sure you have the best time possible. We are passionate about great customer experience and have built up a fantastic fleet of fishing vessels to share our beloved waters with anglers from around the globe. Onboard you will find an experienced crew, top of the line fishing gear targeting all species and fishing techniques based on the season.

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Pacific) Pacific Barracuda
Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Broomtail) Broomtail Grouper

Boat specs

Panga Boat (Center console) originally built in 2010, and restored in 2021. Powered by 2 40HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Handline
Spearfishing
On request

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
For a limited number of fish
Snacks
1 sandwich per person
Drinks
Unlimited water & 1 sixpack beer
First Mate
Tips expected
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day 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
Must be at least 7 years old
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great day with Captain Bernardo and Manuel
Great day with Captain Bernardo and Manuel
Great day with Captain Bernardo and Manuel
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Matt M.
Calgary, AB
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Great day fishing with Captain Bernardo!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Cebaco Island on March 2, 2020
Had a blast out on the water with Bernardo and his mate. Caught a few bonitos and mackeral. Bernardo was full of local knowledge...
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Charles S.
Panama City, Panama
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Full Day Charter

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Cebaco Island on November 27, 2019
Had a great day out with Captain Andres and his crew. One of his crew members actually jumped out of the boat to catch a fish...
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Rod E.
Canton, MI
Excellent
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Great day with Captain Bernardo and Manuel

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Cebaco Island on February 13, 2020
The captain and crew are outstanding! My wife and I had such a great time catching a lot of diverse fish - needlefish, Jack...
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FAQs about Sunrise Charters Panama Cebaco Island

Sunrise Charters Panama Cebaco Island offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group - Full Day Trip – Cebaco Island (7 hours)
  • $650 per group - Full Day Trip Punta Mariato/Naranjo (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Sunrise Charters Panama Cebaco Island, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Sunrise Charters Panama Cebaco Island include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (For a limited number of fish)
  • Snacks (1 sandwich per person)
  • Drinks (Unlimited water & 1 sixpack beer)
  • First Mate (Tips expected)
  • Fishing License

Sunrise Charters Panama Cebaco Island offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Sunrise Charters Panama Cebaco Island offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Handline
  • Spearfishing (On request)

Top targeted fish species with Sunrise Charters Panama Cebaco Island include:
  • Barracuda (Pacific)
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Broomtail)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Roosterfish
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo