Join Mao Big Game Fishing on the east coast of Mauritius, close to some of the world’s best fishing action, beyond the coral barrier reef. They offer experienced anglers and beginners alike the chance to fight exciting game fish all year round in the wonderful climate of Mauritius.

You will be fishing aboard Mao, a 45’ custom-built sportfishing yacht that is ideally suited to catching big game in these clear blue waters. Powered by twin 300 HP Izusu engines, the boat is powerful enough to get you to the best local fishing spots. It has a full range of navigational equipment and features a spacious, covered flybridge, as well as an air-conditioned interior with a head.

There’s a seating area with a table where you can relax during your trip. For the best fishing experience, the boat has outriggers, downriggers, a center rigger, tuna tubes, and three fighting chairs. The boat comfortably accommodates up to 10 anglers.

The experienced crew and high-quality gear will ensure you’re in the best possible position to fish for Blue and Black Marlin, as well as Sailfish, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo and more. All the tackle and lures you will need during your fishing trip will be provided free of charge, and drinks are also included in the price of the trip.

Get excited about your newest fishing adventure with Mao Big Game Fishing, and come have a memorable time on Mauritian waters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 6:50 AM
    $740
    This includes free pick-up in the East region as well as drinks on-board, a lunch box including Ham (Chicken) and Cheese Baguette, Sauteed Chicken Baguette, Snacks, and Fruits. The full day trip gives you the time to fish for the big ones, with Black and Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and more all possible target fish. Any food allergies should be informed as we can change the menu.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $351
    This includes free pick-up in the eastern region as well as drinks on-board, a lunch box including Ham (Chicken) and Cheese Baguette, Sauteed Chicken Baguette, Snacks, and Fruits. Targeted species are Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and more all possible target fish. Any food allergies should be informed as we can change the menu.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $351
    This includes free pick-up in the eastern region as well as drinks on-board, a lunch box including Ham (Chicken) and Cheese Baguette, Sauteed Chicken Baguette, Snacks, and Fruits. Targeted species are Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and more all possible target fish. Any food allergies should be informed as we can change the menu.
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About the Charter Operator

Mao Big Game Fishing
Trou D'Eau Douce, Mauritius
1 Fishing Report
3 Customer Reviews
Response time 9 hours
Member since February 2016
The passion for fishing is our moto. We at MAO we are passionate in sharing our experience and know-how of catching the legendary Black or Blue Marlin. Our Goal when we set the engine on in the morning is to come back with the legend... So feel free to contact us and we will be happy to share a half day or a full day Charter with you and our pricing policy is very fair.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black) Black Marlin

Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin
Sailfish Sailfish
Spearfish (Longbill) Longbill Spearfish
Swordfish Swordfish

Tuna (Dogtooth) Dogtooth Tuna
Tuna (Skipjack) Skipjack Tuna
Tuna (Yellowfin) Yellowfin Tuna
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Custom built boat (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2001, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 300HP Isuzu engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
45 ft
Capacity
10 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Lunch

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

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

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

Customer Reviews

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Ludwig B.
Johannesburg, Gauteng
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Hald day trip with the Mao Boat crue

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on May 13, 2017
The captain was very professional in setting up the bait and fishing rods. They were very good in spotting the birds and try...
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Steve R.
Dubai, Dubayy
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Great Mormings Fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on April 26, 2016
We were picked up from our hotel at 6:30am by our captain, Jean, and on the water by 7:00am. We caught 8 tuna of a good size...
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Tobias L.
Port Louis, Port Louis District
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Half day trip with John

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on February 28, 2017
Nice crew and top Equipment. The Boat is big enough for about 6 person. We where two and caught three tuna. Thanks to John....
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FAQs about Mao Big Game Fishing

Mao Big Game Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • MUR 15,000 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • MUR 15,000 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • MUR 31,664 per group - Full Day Trip (9 hours)

When you book a trip with Mao Big Game Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair (3 fighting Chairs )
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Multimedia System (Music system )
  • Outriggers ( 2 outriggers )
  • Ice Box (for free on-board drinks )

Trips booked with Mao Big Game Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (bonito )
  • Lures
  • Snacks
  • Drinks (Free drinks available on board (water, beer, soft))
  • First Mate (Speaks English and French )
  • Lunch (Baguette & Snacks )

Mao Big Game Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing (50 nautical miles )
  • Reef Fishing

Mao Big Game Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging (rapala)
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Mao Big Game Fishing include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Sailfish
  • Spearfish (Longbill)
  • Swordfish
  • Tuna (Dogtooth)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo