Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV

Viking 1 Fishing Charters introduces anglers of all skill levels to the outstanding fishing opportunities in Nuevo Vallarta. If you are tired of sunbathing and looking for something different on your next Mexican vacation, you have found the right place.

Join Captain Victor Manuel and his First Mate aboard the ‘Viking 1’, a spacious 24’ Mako center console. She has plenty of space for up to five anglers to fish in comfort and style. The Viking 1 comes powered by twin 90 HP Suzuki four stroke engines and is outfitted with top-notch electronics and professional accessories. The Viking 1 is equipped with many onboard amenities to cater to your comfort, including a toilet, a fighting chair, and a multimedia system.

Viking 1 fishing Charters will make sure you receive as much assistance as needed in order to land your very own Nuevo Vallarta catch. Captain Victor Manuel uses only the finest tackle available by the leading brands, such as Shimano, Callstar, and more. No matter what fishing method you’d like to test, you can trust that Capt. Victor will help you get the most out of it.

Whether it’s fishing, snorkeling, or a combination of both, each trip is an exciting adventure. If you want to have a productive day out without having to go far out, stay in the bay and go for Roosterfish, Bonito, and Jack Crevalle. If you are up to a challenge, head out for Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Tuna, Amberjack, and many more.

The trips aboard the Viking 1 are all-inclusive. You will only have to bring your own food with you. Fish on!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Small Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $300
    If you don't have much time but still have the itch to fish, look no further. Stay close to shore and go for Bonito, Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, and many more.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Fishing & Snorkeling
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    This trip includes a combination of snorkeling in the waters of National Park Los Acros and inshore/nearshore fishing for Roosterfish, Jack Crevalle, and many more.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - Big Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $660
    This trip will see you fishing up to 35 miles for Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Tuna, and more.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip - Big Game
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $700
    Head out to Cortobeña and fish for Marlin, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and who knows what else patrols the offshore waters?
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About the Captain

Manuel Santana
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico
29 Fishing Reports
86 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since June 2014
Captain Victor Manuel Santana Ceja of Viking Fishing Charters inherited the passion for fishing from his father, who was a founder fisherman in Puerto Vallarta. He was born and raised by the sea. Victor Manuel has been drawn to the coast, sailing the waters and helping others fall in love with fishing. The Captain has 24 years of flawless experience doing what he knows best - putting people on fish.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Boat specs

Mako (Center console) originally built in 2005, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 90HP Suzuki four stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 38 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Kite Fishing
Handline
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Water and sodas
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory

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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 44 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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8hours with Omar and eduardo
8hours with Omar and eduardo
6 hrs in the bay fishing and snorkelling
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Billy F.
Jojutla, Morelos
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

6 hrs in the bay fishing and snorkelling

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Fishing & Snorkeling on November 3, 2022
Great morning. The guys never stopped trying to catch us some Mahi Mahi. Had a few bites and eventually hooked in to one nice...
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Kelly S.
Fort Collins, CO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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An amazing day with Viking 1

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip - Big Game Fishing on September 26, 2022
What an amazing day and an even more amazing crew. After a slow start and 2 Mahi, they continued to work hard changing bait,...
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Michael H.
Ivins, UT
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Full day trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip - Big Game Fishing on January 12, 2022
Myself and friend began our trip not knowing, but hoping for an excellent day on the water. Excellence was the results for...
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Joel P.
New Fairfield, CT
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Six Hour Trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Fishing & Snorkeling on August 16, 2022
The fishing trip was led by two very experienced fisherman.  Within the first hour we hooked five large fish. My three boys...
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Rick Y.
Post Falls, ID
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8 Hour Trip on 3/4/22

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip - Big Game Fishing on March 4, 2022
Awesome experience! My wife and I went for an 8 hour trip with Carlos and Edwardo. We were out early and each caught a handful...
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FAQs about Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV

Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV offers the following trips to customers:
  • $300 per group - 4 Hour Trip - Small Game Fishing (4 hours)
  • $450 per group - 6 Hour Trip - Fishing & Snorkeling (6 hours)
  • $660 per group - 8 Hour Trip - Big Game Fishing (8 hours)
  • $700 per group - 10 Hour Trip - Big Game (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water and sodas)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Kite Fishing
  • Handline
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Viking 1 Fishing Charters - NV include:
  • Amberjack
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)