Embark on an unforgettable adventure with Castaway Charters, where the open Indian Ocean becomes your playground. Our sea-savvy team will expertly navigate the deep blue, guiding you to the most bountiful fishing spots teeming with aquatic life.

As you set off with our team, aboard Virpra One, a Luhrs 342 Tournament, you’ll immediately feel their passion for fishing and their love of the ocean. With years of experience under their belts, and world-class equipment, our experienced team will fulfil a sport fisherman’s dream.

They know all the best spots to catch a variety of fish species and as you venture further out to sea, you’ll be surrounded by breathtaking views of the East African shoreline and our abundant marine life.

Whether you’re an experienced angler or a first-timer, they’ll make sure that your deep sea fishing adventure
is unforgettable.

2024/25 promises to be a fantastic year and Castaway Charters has broken ground by teaming up with a high end accommodation supplier and made booking a fishing adventure overseas easy. We offer comprehensive packages with no hidden costs that will suit everyones budget and fishing ability, be you a new comer to the sport or an old salty sea-dog, we will raise the fish, you have to land them.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2.5 Hour charter
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 6 - Apr 25
    US $300
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Fly Fishing
    Popping
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Skipjack)
    Skipjack Tuna
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Marlin (Black)
    Black Marlin
    Tuna (Longtail)
    Longtail Tuna
  • Private trip
    4 Hour charter
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 6 - Apr 25
    US $500
    This is a short, but full of fun trip. It typically starts around 6.00 am but can also be booked in the afternoon (upon request) starting at around 12 noon, depending on the tides. You begin cruising off the shores of Diani as you enjoy the fantastic beauty of the sunrise and start chasing all the fish available; from Wahoo to Dorado and more. Your payment covers fishing tackle, coffee and tea onboard, soft drinks and water throughout, some mid-morning fruits as well as pick & drop off from your hotel.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Fly Fishing
    Jigging
    Popping
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Skipjack)
    Skipjack Tuna
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Barracuda (Pacific)
    Pacific Barracuda
    Marlin (Black)
    Black Marlin
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
    Tuna (Longtail)
    Longtail Tuna
  • Private trip
    5 Hour charter
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 6 - Apr 25
    US $600
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Fly Fishing
    Jigging
    Popping
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Skipjack)
    Skipjack Tuna
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Marlin (Black)
    Black Marlin
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
    Tuna (Longtail)
    Longtail Tuna
  • Private trip
    6 Hour charter
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $700
    This trip is a bit longer. You will leave our mooring around 6.00 am cruising off Diani reef and exit the channel as you enjoy the fantastic beauty of the sunrise and start chasing all the fish available. This trip gives you extra time to go after big game fish like Yellowfin Tuna. Your payment covers the fishing tackles as well as pick & drop from your hotel, coffee/tea in the morning & fruits in mid-morning. Soft drinks & water will be served throughout, ALL INCLUSIVE!
    Targeted fish
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Trevally (Giant)
    Giant Trevally
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
  • Private trip
    8 Hour charter
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 6 - Apr 25
    US $900
    Captain Sheddy and his team will take you for an early morning fishing cruise departing our mooring around 6.00 am to give you sufficient time to arrive at more profound fishing spots. You’ll be targeting the usual big game fish such as Tuna, Mahi,Wahoo, Marlin and Sailfish. This is mostly Catch&Release but you can also bring out the fish in case you want to have a taste of your own catch. Your payment covers all the fishing tackle, packed lunch, soft drinks & water as well as pick & drop from your hotel.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Fly Fishing
    Jigging
    Popping
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Skipjack)
    Skipjack Tuna
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Marlin (Black)
    Black Marlin
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
    Bonito
    Bonito
    Tuna (Longtail)
    Longtail Tuna
  • Private trip
    10 Hour charter
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 6 - Apr 25
    US $1,200
    This is a 10-hour fishing trip, ideal for serious fishermen who want to go for long hours with a chance to be out there when the fish come up and start to strike! You’ll leave our mooring around 6.30 am and back around 5.00 pm. Our crew will give you a short safety briefing before you embark on the trip. You’ll be targeting big game fish such as Marlin, Sailfish,Tuna,Wahoo and more. Your payment covers the fishing tackles, tea/coffee, Packed lunch, fruits, soft drinks, water and pick & drop to your hotel!
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Fly Fishing
    Jigging
    Popping
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Skipjack)
    Skipjack Tuna
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Marlin (Black)
    Black Marlin
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
    Bonito
    Bonito
    Tuna (Longtail)
    Longtail Tuna
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 5 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
75%
Satisfied with the boat
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Caught fish
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Philippe D.
Nairobi, Kenya
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing trip in February

VERIFIED   6 Hour charter on February 15, 2023
Had a great day fishing . Crew and captain exceptional.  4 mahi. 1 blue marlin( catch an release). Brought 1 mahi back to...
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Mary S.
Smyrna, TN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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VERIFIED   8 Hour charter on April 18, 2023
These guys were amazing! I fulfilled a life long dream and these guys made it even more special! Thanks so much to you all!
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Chase M.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   November 2, 2023
The charter operator canceled 2 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting.
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Donald C.
Napa, CA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great fun

VERIFIED   4 Hour charter on February 10, 2023
Lost our Marlin at the boat but Dorados helped soothe the pain
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Marek M.
Sweden
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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January fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour charter on January 19, 2023
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FAQs about Castaway Charters

Castaway Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $300 per group - 2.5 Hour charter (2 hours)
  • US $500 per group - 4 Hour charter (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group - 5 Hour charter (5 hours)
  • US $700 per group - 6 Hour charter (6 hours)
  • US $900 per group - 8 Hour charter (8 hours)
  • US $1,200 per group - 10 Hour charter (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Castaway Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Marine toilet
  • Air Conditioning Yes
  • Fighting Chair With a cushion
  • GPS Gps tracker real time tracking
  • Fishfinder Fish finding sonar and chart Plotter
  • Bed Bed & matress in the cabin
  • Flybridge Comfortable with seating for a maximum of 3 people
  • Kitchen Cooker, microwave, cushions and table
  • Refrigerator Yes
  • Multimedia System Bluetooth sound system
  • Outriggers Triple line
  • Ice Box 3 ice boxes with ice for soft drinks & food

Trips booked with Castaway Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate (Always available on all charters)
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Castaway Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (Deep sea in the South Coast Indian Ocean waters)

Castaway Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle (On request)
  • Bottom Fishing (On request)
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Handline
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Castaway Charters include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Barracuda (Pacific)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Sailfish
  • Trevally (Giant)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo
  • Yellowtail Amberjack

Meet the Charter Operator

Castaway Charters
Diani Beach, Kenya
5 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2023
Captain Mody is well known in Diani for his reputation in deep-sea fishing. Some people call him the fish magnet or the Marlin master! Mody has been fishing with his father ever since he was a little boy, and he learned everything from his dad, who happened to be a captain himself. He moved to Diani, Ukunda, and started working as a crew member for a number of fishing charter companies in the area. He loves everything about fishing and always has!

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Barracuda (Pacific) Pacific Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Boat specs

Luhrs (Sportfishing) originally built in 1991. Powered by 2 364HP MTU engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
7 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Deep sea in the South Coast Indian Ocean waters

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
On request
Bottom Fishing
On request
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Kite Fishing
Handline
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Marine toilet
Air Conditioning
Yes
Fighting Chair
With a cushion
GPS
Gps tracker real time tracking
Fishfinder
Fish finding sonar and chart Plotter
Bed
Bed & matress in the cabin

Trip includes

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

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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Diani Beach to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Minimum 6 years +
You Keep Catch
One Fish per Charter
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory
All Billfish
Disabled Accessible
Yes

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
American Express
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2.5% charge will apply.