Fish Whisperer Ltd - Extasea

out of 5 stars from 4 reviews See all 4 reviews
Colonel Dean Avenue
Grande Riviere Noire, Mauritius

Experience Mauritius’ famous deep sea fishing opportunities aboard ‘Extasea’, the larger of Fish Whisperer Ltd Mauritius’ two boats. Enjoy a half or full day trip targeting Marlin and Tuna with experienced and enthusiastic guides who two years ago left their high flying careers in banking and accountancy to focus on what they have been most passionate about all their lives: fishing.

Extasea is a 22 ft boat that was built locally in 2012. The well-equipped craft features two 115 HP Yamaha Four Stroke engines and has everything you need for sport fishing for game fish. With a cabin, canopy and fresh water shower all on board, your trip will be comfortable as well as productive. The boat is equipped with seven Penn International rods, as well as two jigging rods and a large variety of lures for trolling and jigging, all of which you can use while on your fishing charter.

You will be able to use the tried and tested fishing techniques that have been producing large fish around Mauritius for years. These include trolling silicone and plastic lures from 3 to 9 knots, jigging lures weighing 200-300 grams, casting poppers and trolling with fresh bait. The precise technique you use will depend on the season and the species of fish you are targeting.

What about the fish that is caught on your charter? The company’s rule is that the fish remains the property of the boat, but they offer two fish weighing up to 10 kg collectively to their guests. When fishing for Marlin, Fish Whisperer Mauritius recommends catch and release, which is part of their ethic.

So here it is, ladies and gents: come and join Ian and Michael in Mauritius for a nice fishing trip! Cheers.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 554
    up to 5 persons
    The focus is of course mainly on catching the Blue & Black Marlin and Sailfish, although fish like Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Tuna are also targeted. The lures you will use are Island Express, Mold Craft, Black Bart, Top Gun, Marlin Star and more, and we will troll between 7 & 8 knots. Between October and November we will troll with live bait at 2 knots for Tuna.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 408
    up to 5 persons
    In this package we will be able to bring you Fishing our 2 best Fishes: the Yellow Fin Tuna and the Marlin. We will go for a 6 hours trip, with 3 hours of Marlin Fishing and 3 hours of Tuna Fishing. It is very interesting as the 2 types of Fishing are completely different (Lures, Lines, Technics, Hooks). When we do not have bookings, we are Fishing for us and selling the catches to restaurents, individuels. It helps us a lot cause we know where is the Fish and on what lures they are eating better.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Spearfish (Shortbill)
Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin)


Boat Specs

Legend (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2000, and restored in 2008. Powered by 2 115HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

22 ft
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle


Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License Included


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date.
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 Alcohol
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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:
Bank Transfer

About the Captain

Ian Koenig
Grande Riviere Noire, Mauritius
Member since January 2016
Capt. Ian has been running charters with his business partner Michael full time for two years. He has regularly skippered boats since 2005, mainly targeting Marlin and Tuna. Fishing is his passion! Before starting the business he was an accountant for a 5* hotel and Michael was a banker. But their passion took over and now they direct and skipper their own company, Fish Whisperer Ltd Mauritius. Now they both take pleasure from being on the sea every day and sharing the experience of fishing with people from all around the world. Capt. Ian has competed in both local and international fishing tournaments.
Response time: 6 hours
Response rate: 100%

Grande Riviere Noire Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.58 out of 5 stars from 4 reviews

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After a difficult beginning (we didn‘t find the starting Point in the darkness, it was raining, no fish at all),
it turned, Mike found a swarm of Red Tuna, we managed to catch three of them ( also we lost one while drilling) and lately we saw a whale.
Thanks to this wonderfull crew, the fast boat we enjoyed the trip very much!

Fished July 12, 2018
Ian Koenig (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 13, 2018

Hi Detlef,
First of all, thanks for choosing our services for your Fishing excursion and thanks for your comment and comprehension.
It means a lot to us.
We hope that you’ll have a great holiday on our Island.
Keep well and hope to see you guys soon.
Fish Whisperer eam

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Took my two boys aged 13 and 11. Caught two tuna at the first spot with the first cast, and when the action stopped, we got taken far further afield in search of fish, and Michael (captain) delivered. He knows the waters very well. We caught some big Mahi Mahi and the kids absolutely loved it (as did I). Very friendly crew. Great trip. Thanks a lot guys.

Fished April 19, 2017
Ian Koenig (The Captain)
Replied to this review on April 19, 2017

Thanks for kind words Wayne.
Much appreciated.
Really happy that you guys enjoyed it.
Enjoy your holidays and hopefully see you soon.
Fish Whisperer Team

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I was quite apprehensive booking this trip as it was my first time on the island. Communication and support were excellent ensuring that I knew what to bring and where to go. We left an hour earlier at the captain’s request and landed 2 wahoo immediately so it was worth losing an hours sleep. We caught Wahoo and a variety of tuna. We then tried for Marlin, but weren’t so lucky.  Their enthusiasm for fishing is highly contagious and we had a great day out. I recommend the Fish Whisperer for anyone looking to go deep sea fishing in Mauritius with an experienced and friendly crew.

Fished December 9, 2016
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