Mike’s Marina - 29ft Gladiator

Mike’s Marina is one of the largest and most established fleets operating out of the prestigious Marina Cap Cana. Running a string of clean, well-equipped boats and working with only the best captains in town, they offer awesome fishing with a name you can trust.

You will be spending the day fishing aboard the “Gladiator”, a 29’ Blackfin sportfisher. She may be the smallest member of their Blackfin fleet, but she comes rigged for battle like the best of them. The boat is equipped with modern electronics to sound out the deep and outriggers to spread your hooks far and wide in order to draw in the most fish.

The Gladiator also has plenty of little luxuries. Her flybridge lets you take in the view in style. Down below deck, she has a toilet for extra comfort on longer trips as well as a bed for if the intense big game action gets too much for you. You will be supplied with plenty of beer and water to keep you cool, and will also get lunch to keep your strength up on full day trips.

And you will certainly need your strength! The waters around Punta Cana are famous for the sheer size and variety of the fish that inhabit them. From monster Blue and White Marlin, to lightning-fast Wahoo, to the famously-acrobatic Sailfish, you will be fighting a real who’s who of big game pelagics.

What makes this such a great option is that you always have the perfect trip for your needs or schedule. Want the ultimate adventure? Book in for a full day battling the biggest Blue Marlin in the sea! Fancy something a little shorter, or don’t have a group to go with? Book in for a half day trip, which can be either a private or shared charter.

Mike’s Marina is the most reliable name in town. They will pick you up directly from your hotel and will take care of the little details like fishing licenses so all you have to do is show up and enjoy!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $890
    This is what sportfishing is all about. Head to the very best spots around, fishing the deep blue waters offshore for Blue and White Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and more! With the whole day onboard, you will have more than enough time to hook a monster!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $700
    With a couple more hours, you can hit even better waters to target a staggering variety of pelagic predators. Wrestle Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Tuna into the boat, and battle monster billfish like Sailfish and Marlin to enjoy some of the world's best sportfishing.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $550
    Spend the morning fishing for Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Sailfish, and other great deep sea species on this four-hour private charter.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $550
    Want to enjoy Punta Cana's awesome fishing without spending the whole day on the water? climb aboard for an afternoon of big game battles against Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Sailfish, Tuna, and much more!
  • Shared trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Shared
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $550
    Spend the day fishing for a range of great offshore species, with a maximum of 5 people per boat to make sure you get the best experience. Trip includes round trip transfers for extra convenience. This trip will run with 2, 3, 4, or 5 guests booked. Please note that you may be on any of our offshore boats.
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip - Shared
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $350
    Climb aboard for great fishing with new-found friends! This trip is for up to 5 guests together per boat, so each guest aboard gets a chance to enjoy some awesome offshore action. Includes transfers to and from your hotel. This trip is confirmed only once a minimum of two guests have booked. Random boat selection. you can be on any of our offshore Boats.
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About the Charter Operator

Mike's Marina Fishing Charters SRL
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
41 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2014
Mike's Marina has been running offshore charters out of Punta Cana since 1995. With a fleet of vessels and a host of experienced captains, they are always available to give you that dream fishing adventure. Mike's Marina is committed to sustainable fishing and always releases billfish in order to preserve these species for future generations to enjoy.

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Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White) Marlin (White)
Sailfish Sailfish

Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Blackfin (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1998, and restored in 2014. Powered by 2 350HP Yanmar Turbo Diesels engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 21 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Bed
Flybridge
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Bed
Flybridge
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Mandatory

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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:
Cash

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Customer Reviews

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Wahoo!
Full day trip on the Pedator
A slow morning that ended with a bang!
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
78%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
76%
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Full day trip on the Pedator

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 1, 2020
The bonuses started on our arrival at the marina. While we reserved the 29 ft Gladiator Captain Mike upgraded us to the 38...
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3/4 Day Trip. Do it!!

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Shared on July 15, 2018
Excellent experience from start to finish! Picked us up (gf and I) from the hotel, brought us to the marina and back. Lunch...
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Half day trip with Captain Mike

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Shared on March 2, 2018
Several communications occured prior to the date of the trip. Communication is good!  We were picked up at our resort at the...
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4 hour Private Charter on 29 ft. Gladiator

Half Day Trip (AM) on August 7, 2017
Excellent service from pick up to drop off.  Driver showed up at my hotel at 7:15 am, as scheduled, and was waiting on the...
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FAQs about Mike’s Marina - 29ft Gladiator

Mike’s Marina - 29ft Gladiator offers the following trips to customers:
  • $175 per person - Half Day Trip - Shared (4 hours)
  • $275 per person - 3/4 Day Trip - Shared (6 hours)
  • $550 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $550 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $890 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Mike’s Marina - 29ft Gladiator, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Mike’s Marina - 29ft Gladiator include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Snacks
  • Drinks (Refreshments and beers.)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch (On full day charters only.)
  • Fly Fishing Equipment (Bring your own tackle, we prepare the spread.)

Mike’s Marina - 29ft Gladiator offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Mike’s Marina - 29ft Gladiator offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Mike’s Marina - 29ft Gladiator include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Sailfish
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo