Big Marlin Charters Punta Cana

Explore Punta Cana’s pristine waters with “Big Marlin Charters”! This much loved fishing destination brings in anglers from all over the world, and it’s no wonder why. Take your fishing adventure to the next level by heading out with this experienced crew and make your trip an unforgettable one!

Your vessel for the day is a spacious 29’ Topaz offshore sport fishing boat, powered by twin 215 HP Cummins engines. Up to 4 anglers can come aboard, and families with kids are more than welcome. The vessel is equipped with navigational electronics, outriggers, a fighting chair, and an ice-box for refreshments.

There’s also an onboard toilet, ensuring you and your fellow guests are comfortable all trip long. What’s more, the boat has its own kitchen and multi-media system for your entertainment.

A day out with Big Marlin Charters sees you heading offshore. You’ll target a variety of species, including Mahi Mahi, Blue and White Marlin, Pacific Barracuda, Wahoo, and Sailfish. The crew is specialized in trolling and heavy tackle and provides all the equipment you need.

That includes Penn International and Shimano rods, reels, and tackle, as well as Rapala lures. On top of that, the crew brings along snacks, drinks, and lunch. At the end of the trip, your catch is cleaned and filleted for easy transport home.

With Big Marlin Charters you can count on getting your hands on that trophy catch!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $450
    Spend 4-hours exploring Punta Cana's productive offshore waters! Beginners and pros alike are bound to have a productive day on this spacious and well-equipped vessel. Before you know it, you'll be trolling for Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo, Pacific Barracuda, and Blue and White Marlin. Snacks, drinks, and lunch are also provided, as is as all of your fishing equipment.
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About the Charter Operator

Big Marlin Charters Punta Cana
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
3 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
169 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since March 2015
"Fishing for a living was always a dream that I wanted to come true" – and it finally did. Captain Yustas Fortuna has been passionate about fishing his whole life. There's nothing else he'd rather do and he's happy spending every day on the water. Wether you're a beginner or a pro, he's happy to show you the ropes and get you your dream catch. Capt. Yustas works alongside other local captains and first mates, who also provide exciting fishing adventures.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin
Marlin (White) White Marlin

Sailfish Sailfish
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Topaz (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1992. Powered by 2 215HP Cummins 6BT 5.9L engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Bed
Kitchen
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Bed
Kitchen
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch

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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Punta Cana to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
84%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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September fishing trip

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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on May 15, 2019
This was a great trip with this crew. Me and My family had a great trip even though we only caught two fish one was on my...
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Great day with "Big Marlin Charters"

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on July 19, 2017
Water was rough in the morning, but crew started early to beat the other boats out.  Boat was clean and crew was constantly...
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Half Day Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on March 12, 2018
Overall, the trip was wonderful. The first mate, Vladimir was great and very accommodating. The seas were rough but our captain...
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FAQs about Big Marlin Charters Punta Cana

Big Marlin Charters Punta Cana offers the following trip to customers:
  • $450 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Big Marlin Charters Punta Cana, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Bed
  • Kitchen
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Big Marlin Charters Punta Cana include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch

Big Marlin Charters Punta Cana offers the following type of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing

Big Marlin Charters Punta Cana offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Big Marlin Charters Punta Cana include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Sailfish
  • Wahoo