Therapy Charters – Dad's Therapy

Therapy Charters is a family-friendly company that specializes in fishing the beautiful waters of Bridgetown, Barbados. If you are looking for a fun and productive time on your next vacation, this is the right place. You will not only fish with the locals like the locals but come as a customer and leave as a friend.

Beginners, first-timers, families, couples, kids, and experienced fishermen are all welcome aboard. If you want to just check the bite, fish along the coast right outside the Bridgetown dock for Barracuda, Grouper, and other exciting species.

Or head out to the deep waters to add Tuna, Swordfish, Bonito, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, and Sailfish to the list. Test yourself in trolling, jigging, and fish with live bait. The crew will get your hooks baited and will assist you throughout the adventure.

Dad’s Therapy are especially great for families. The crew have tailored a family special package for those who want to wet a line and swim with turtles. Introduce your kids to fishing and have fun with your family and friends.

Just hop onboard a spacious 27’ Pro-line walkaround boat. She is a well-maintained fishing machine with a single 225 HP Evinrude G2 engine. Originally built in 2002, the boat was fully uphauled in 2016 and can comfortably take up to six anglers to fish in comfort and style.

On board, there are professional navigational and fish finding electronics to save your time while searching for fish. The boat is outfitted with a Garmin GPS, a Furuno fish finder, and an ICOM VHF radio. As well as that, the boat has all the comfort of home, including a toilet, a shower, and a bed for 2.

All trips come with all Penn and Savagers gear and tackle. Snacks and lunch are available depending on the trip. A pickup within the 6-mile radius can be arranged for 4 anglers at a small cost of $20. Capt. Andrew is happy to announce that he accepts all forms of card payments, including American Express. Come aboard for an incredible adventure!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $350
    This trip will see you fishing outside the dock on the bar (60-80 ft) along the coast of the island. This is a great experience for the novice/beginner angler. Targeted fish are Barracuda, Grouper, and other species. Drinks, water, and snacks are included along with all bait and fishing tackle.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $350
    You will be fishing along the coat of the island for Grouper, Barracuda, and many more. The package includes drinks, water, and snacks, as well as all bait and tackle.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Deep Sea Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $400
    The departure time is flexible. This is the most popular trip! You will be fishing the waters **hidden content** foot deep for Barracuda, Bonito, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and many other species. Drinks, sandwiches, bottled water, and snacks are included.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Deep Sea Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $400
    The departure time is flexible. This is the most popular trip! You will be fishing the waters **hidden content** foot deep for Barracuda, Bonito, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and many other species. Drinks, sandwiches, bottled water, and snacks are included.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Fish & Swim (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $450
    This is a family special trip. Fishing and turtle trips are fun and more fun. Specifically designed for families and friends, this is the perfect way to spend time together. You will fish for Barracuda, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Marlin, and many other species in the waters of Barbados. This tour is for all experience levels, from the beginner to the advanced angler.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Fish & Swim (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $450
    This is a family special trip. Fishing and turtle trips are fun and more fun. Specifically designed for families and friends, this is the perfect way to spend time together. You will fish for Barracuda, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Marlin, and many other species in the waters of Barbados. This tour is for all experience levels, from the beginner to the advanced angler.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Deep Sea Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $550
    This trip is for the advanced angler who is serious about that big catch. This is strictly Ocean fishing for Billfish, Swordfish, Marlin, and other big game species. All tackle is provided on this trip along with drinks, water, snacks, and refreshments.
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FAQs about Therapy Charters – Dad's Therapy

Therapy Charters – Dad's Therapy offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $350 per group, additional US $50 per person after 3 guests - 3 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM) (3 hours)
  • US $350 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM) (3 hours)
  • US $400 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Deep Sea Fishing (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $400 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Deep Sea Fishing (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $450 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Fish & Swim (AM) (5 hours)
  • US $450 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Fish & Swim (PM) (5 hours)
  • US $550 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Deep Sea Fishing (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Therapy Charters – Dad's Therapy, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning For dock use only!
  • Fighting Chair Rocket Launcher – 4 Cup/Rod fighting Chair
  • GPS Garmin
  • Fishfinder Furuno
  • Bed Sleeps 2 adults
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well Factory installed & working
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator Small unit
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Therapy Charters – Dad's Therapy include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (As required )
  • Lures (Supplied )
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (All Charters)
  • Snacks (All Charters)
  • Drinks (All Charters)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License (Locally registered)
  • Lunch (On request – made to order)

Therapy Charters – Dad's Therapy offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (Big Game playing )
  • Reef Fishing (Fun time )

Therapy Charters – Dad's Therapy offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing (Seasonal (June-October))
  • Trolling
  • Jigging (Fully ready / new gear )
  • Bowfishing
  • Handline (Handline on board)
  • Deep Sea Fishing (Year-round)

Top targeted fish species with Therapy Charters – Dad's Therapy include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Jack (Almaco)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Charter Operator

Therapy Charters
Bridgetown, Barbados
14 Fishing Reports
174 Customer reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since May 2015
I love to meet new people and share my wonderful island and its fishing. It's about the joy of seeing my guest return with a catch that they can take for dinner. Mahi Mahi and Barracuda are my favorite catch and taste wonderful when done the Bajan way. Come try us out, you won't be disappointed.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack (Almaco) Almaco Jack

Boat specs

Pro-Line (Walkaround) originally built in 2002, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 225HP Evinrude G2 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Big Game playing
Reef Fishing
Fun time

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Seasonal (June-October)
Trolling
Jigging
Fully ready / new gear
Bowfishing
Handline
Handline on board
Deep Sea Fishing
Year-round

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
For dock use only!
Fighting Chair
Rocket Launcher – 4 Cup/Rod fighting Chair
GPS
Garmin
Fishfinder
Furuno
Bed
Sleeps 2 adults

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
As required
Lures
Supplied
Catch cleaning & filleting
All Charters
Snacks
All Charters
Drinks
All Charters
First Mate
Fishing License
Locally registered
Lunch
On request – made to order

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day 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 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
No Smoking
100% smoke free
You Keep Catch
Clients catch cleaned & shared within reason
Crew Keeps Catch
Once clients are happy crew can have the remainder
Catch and Release Allowed
Dependent on the catch
Disabled Accessible
Ramp access for guests

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
American Express
PayPal

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.6 / 5
out of 5 stars from 161 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (157)
Awesome group to fish with!
Awesome group to fish with!
Awesome group to fish with!
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Angler rating
124
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Caught fish
69%
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Mike S.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

6 hour trip in rough weather

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Deep Sea Fishing on January 11, 2024
Booked the 6 hour offshore—Lisa the owner upgraded us to the larger boat in their fleet which I was very grateful for. We...
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Andrew U.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Good trip!

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Fish & Swim (PM) on December 26, 2023
We were on Dad’s Therapy just myself and my 2 boys.  It was fantastic as it was only us and not us along with several other...
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Claudia B.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Even better the second time

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Deep Sea Fishing on January 5, 2024
We did this trip last year and due to bad weather we caught no fish - but gave it another go this year and caught around 10...
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Jean-Paul A.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5h Fish and Swim

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Fish & Swim (PM) on December 8, 2023
Had a great day with Colin and Jefferson. Spent the fist few hours trying our best to hook up and kept closer to inshore waters...
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Grant G.
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Good, but …

VERIFIED   NEW  3 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM) on April 3, 2024
See comments above under equipment.  Coordinator, captain and mate were all great and we give a positive review, but no excuses...
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