Whitetip Fishing Charter

Are you looking to treat your friends and family to a thrilling aquatic adventure in Maldives? Then make sure that a trip aboard Whitetip Fishing charters is your first point of call! Whitetip Fishing Charter is a triple-threat company based in beautiful Malé, the capital of the Maldives – as well as offering up seriously exciting fishing trips, they’ll also take you island-hopping, and even snorkeling.

Captain Ahmed, commonly known as “Luffy” within the fishing community, is the man behind the helm of this charter. He’s extremely experienced in exploring the waters all around Malé, and will help you cast your line for a whole host of world-famous fish.

Depending on the trip you opt for and your skill level, you’ll have the chance to target a variety of species. Trolling for Wahoo, battling huge Mahi Mahi, bottom fishing for tasty Grouper and Snapper species…all of this is and more on offer aboard Whitetip. A longer trip will allow you plenty of time to try out a variety of techniques, whereas shorter trips are perfect for newer anglers.

If you’d like to combine your angling action with some other activities, this is possible, too. Capt. Ahmed and his crew also offer excursion trips on request, where you can mix up your fishing with dolphin tours, snorkeling around the beautiful coral reefs, sandbank trips, and visits to nearby local islands. Just get in touch with your captain about these options beforehand.

Your trip will take place aboard a 36’ Gulf Craft bay boat, powered by twin Mercury 250 HP engines. She can cruise at a top speed of 40 knots, meaning you’ll have a speedy journey to the hotspots! Eight anglers can fish comfortably from this vessel, and she’s outfitted with all the necessary electronics.

Your captain will provide you with all the fishing equipment you need for an incredible day out, as well as food and drinks depending on the length of the trip. Come aboard Whitetip Fishing Charter and experience what the waters of Malé have to offer!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Big Game
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    $900
    If you want to head out to where the big boys play, join Capt. Ahmed on this action-packed adventure! You'll troll these fish-filled waters for Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Giant Trevally, Dogtooth Tuna, and Wahoo. It's a real "whos-who" of first-class fish! You will be fighting these big beasts with the best gear, which will be included in your trip. Cool beverages will also be provided for you, so just bring along plenty of fighting spirit!
  • Private trip
    Half Day (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,000
    If you're an early bird who wants to target most incredible morning bite, this trip is one for you. Your captain will take you out to target some world-famous fish, including Giant Trevally, Marlin, Mahi Mahi and Sailfish. You can also choose to snorkel around the reefs, where you'll get to experience some beautiful scenery, as well as visiting local islands and sandbank - just let your captain know if you'd like to mix it up! your trip includes all the fishing gear you'll need.
  • Private trip
    Half Day (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $1,000
    If you'd rather hit the snooze button before heading out on your angling adventure, join Capt. Ahmed on this afternoon adventure! You'll get to target some of the most exciting species the area has to offer, including Giant Trevally, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, and Sailfish. Your departure time can be flexible, depending on your needs. You'll be provided with top-quality rods and reels, bait, lures, and tackle.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,400
    This 6-hours trip will take you to some of the best local fisheries in pursuit of the likes of Giant Trevally, Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna and much more. Departure times are flexible and can be arranged according to your needs.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $2,000
    Nothing beats a full day of fishing with an experienced captain at the helm. Depending on what's biting, you'll get to reel in a variety of species, including Giant Trevally, Sailfish, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Tuna…the list goes on! You'll be trolling deep waters for big game fish, but can also hit up the colorful reefs for some tasty table fare, too. Capt. Ahmed will make sure you're decked out with top-quality rods and reels, bait, tackle, and lures.
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About the Captain

Ahmed Raoof
Malé, Maldives
ID & License verified
Member since June 2022
Captain Ahmed Raoof, commonly known as "Luffy" in the fishing community, is an avid angler who's been fishing for as long as he can remember. He started fishing for fun, which led to him eventually purchasing a boat and deciding to turn his passion for the sport into a career! In 2017 he got his Captain's License, and Whitetip charters was born. Now Capt. Luffy uses his experience and local knowledge to provide exciting angling adventures to guests of all ages and skill levels. He considers meeting people and catching fish to be the best part of his job. Come aboard Whitetip and discover what these waters hold for yourself!

About this listing

Targeted species

Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Long-Tail Red Snapper (Onaga) Long-Tail Red Snapper (Onaga)
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin

Boat specs

Gulf Craft Maldives (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2021. Powered by 2 250HP Mercury Marine engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 41 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Handline
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment

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 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
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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

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FAQs about Whitetip Fishing Charter

Whitetip Fishing Charter offers the following trips to customers:
  • $900 per group - Big Game (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - Half Day (AM) (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - Half Day (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $2,000 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Whitetip Fishing Charter, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Spearfishing Equipment
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Whitetip Fishing Charter include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Whitetip Fishing Charter offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Whitetip Fishing Charter offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Handline
  • Spearfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Whitetip Fishing Charter include:
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Long-Tail Red Snapper (Onaga)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Rainbow Runner
  • Sailfish
  • Short-Tail Red Snapper (Ehu)
  • Trevally (Giant)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo