Snark Charters

Sea Front Road Malindi
Malindi, Kenya

Snark Charters invites you to join them on their fishing adventure aboard a well-known big game fishing boat on the waters of Malindi, Kenya. The crew will work hard to make sure your trip is enjoyable and unforgettable.

You will be fishing aboard a legendary “Snark”, which was originally built in 1960 and was restored in 2016. The “Snark” is a 22-foot Wooden hull built in Kenya and comes powered by twin 120 HP Marine Ford Sabers engines. Its navigational electronics include a GPS, a fish finder, and a VHF radio. There is an icebox to store your refreshments, a toilet, and a bed for maximum comfort on the water, as well as a flybridge to enjoy the beautiful coast. The boat is also equipped with a fighting chair, Tuna tubes, outriggers, centerriggers, downriggers, and a live bait tank. It can cater up to four anglers.

The Snark Charters season begins in July and goes through September. The waters or Malindi have a rich fish population. You will be able to target King Mackerel, Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Giant Trevally, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, and Mangrove Snapper. The Snark crew promote catch-and-release practices for Blue Marlin and Sailfish, in an effort to protect the fishery resources of the world.

Your trip will include Penn rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures, and the fishing licenses. The crew will offer drinks during the trip, so you may feel free to bring your own snacks. 

Your day out with Snark Charters may result in some fine angling. The only thing you need is to make sure you are up to a challenge!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 550
    up to 4 persons
    This package is ideal for those who want just a few more hours on the water. You will get a chance to wet a line in different fishing grounds and target the best species the area has to offer. Target Giant Trevally. Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, and many more!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 450
    up to 4 persons
    You will be spending your fishing adventure going for Sailfish. The crew will show you the best techniques to land those monsters and will make sure you have an eventful day, practising catch-and-realease. You will be provided with the fishing equipment and licenses, as well as drinks, so feel free to bring your own snacks.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Blue)
Snapper (Mangrove)

Trevally (Giant)
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Wooden hull built in Kenya (Other) originally built in 1960, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 120HP Marine Ford Sabers engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 10 knots.

22 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing


Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
First Mate
Fishing License Included


Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
No Alcohol
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

Justin Aniere
Malindi, Kenya
Member since November 2016
Captain Justin Aniere is the operator of Snark Charters. He is an avid angler and a strong believer of catch-and-release practices for Billfish species. Justin has turned his passion into a successful business, having grown an excellent reputation.
Response time: 19 hours
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.67 out of 5 stars from 1 review

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Justine and crew tried their best to make our trip memorable. The fishing was not at its best but we did boat several species including kingfish, garfish, bonito, wahoo and GT.

Fished August 23, 2017
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