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Zancudo Lodge

Zancudo Lodge Charters is a team of the record breakers: there are already over 70 IGFA in their collection. The competitive and persistent nature of their captains has gained them a brilliant reputation nobody in Costa Rica can beat.  

Contender is their 32 ft saltwater fishing boat, powered by two 600 HP Yamaha engines. The vessel is equipped with all the necessary navigational electronics, and an icebox to keep the refreshments cool. There is a toilet onboard - an essential requirement when spending a day in the ocean or on the river banks. The boat can cater a group up to 4 persons.

Each trip with Zancudo Lodge Charters is personalized. You can choose between going up to 80 miles offshore to catch Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and Marlin, or stay inshore Golfito to target Bluefin Tuna, Jack Crevalle, Amberjack, Tripletail, Barracuda, Permit… and many more! The variety of fishing techniques is outstanding: from light and heavy tackle, trolling and jigging, spinning and popping, to bottom fishing and fly fishing. Whatever suits your needs!

In case you are not satisfied with just one day of fishing, you can choose to stay for 3 or for 4 nights in the Zancudo Lodge Hotel. “3 Persons All Inclusive” packages offer their guests to experience the hospitality of Costa Rica. These trips include: transfer to/from the hotel 3 or 4 full days of fishing with a private captain and all the equipment; accommodation at the Zancudo Lodge (double occupancy); a daily meal plan; alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages; laundry and housekeeping services; all relevant taxes; complimentary fibre optic wifi internet.

Each angler will be able to choose their favorite tackle for their fishing trip.The crew will provide you with all the gear and lures that you might need during the trip. As well as that lunch, snacks, and drinks will be offered onboard.

The season is from December to the end of April. Don’t miss it! The Sabalo River on the east and the Pacific waters on the west, the hook


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Persons 3 Nights - All Inclusive
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 days trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    US$ 3895
    up to 4 persons / day
    All Inclusive package is for a maximum of 3 people. The trip includes: transfer from and to the airport; accommodation at the Zancudo Lodge (double occupancy); a daily meal plan, laundry and housekeeping services; 3 full day fishing trips with a private captain (all the equipment and licences provided); alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages; complimentary fibre optic wifi internet; all relevant taxes.
  • Private trip
    3 Persons 4 Nights - All Inclusive
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 days trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    US$ 3521
    up to 4 persons / day
    All Inclusive package is for a maximum of 3 people. The trip includes: accommodation at the Zancudo Lodge (double occupancy); a daily meal plan, laundry and housekeeping services; alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages; 4 full day fishing trips with a private captain (all the equipment and licences provided); all relevant taxes; complimentary fibre optic wifi internet; transfer from and to the airport.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1650
    up to 4 persons
    A fishing adventure package to suit any angler's desire. Going offshore, you will target Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna and Mahi Mahi. going for and offshore to fishing the river banks.If you stay inshore, you can expect to catch Roosterfish, Snappers, Bluefin Tuna, Trevally, Jack Crevalle , Amberjack, and many more.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Broomtail)
Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Roosterfish
Sailfish
Snapper (Red)
Snook

Trevally (Bluefin)
Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Contender (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2014. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 47 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Golfito to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

About the Charter Operator

Zancudo Lodge
Golfito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Member since December 2016
The Zancudo Lodge Charters is all about high-class experience above and beyond all the expectations of the best fishing destinations in the world. All the captains are competitive professionals with years and years of experience. They know all about fish and will share their passion with their guests. They are eager to teach you how to get your hands full of your desired fish. There is no one like them.