Zanzibar Big Game - Suli Suli

Zanzibar Big Game Fishing invites you to explore some fine angling on the internationally recognized grounds. Fish the bank and the channel between Pemba and Zanzibar. Enjoy the thrilling experience you won’t soon forget!

Whether you’re looking for a short trip to check what’d biting or want to get the waters all to yourself, you have found the right place. The crew specializes in various fishing techniques and styles to catch big fish. From deep sea fishing to jigging, they can do it all.

On your day out, you will be heading to Leven Bank to search for large schools of fish. Your potential target will be Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Black Marlin, Trevally, Tuna, Wahoo, Barracuda, and many more.

Zanzibar Big Game Fishing will take you out aboard the ‘Suli Suli’, a local favorite. She is a 26’ open deck boat which is an ideal vessel for the job of fishing. The Suli Suli is equipped with a fighting chair for those who are up to a challenge. She comes powered by two 40 HP Yamaha engine and can cover a lot of ground.

The Suli Suli is not pretentious; her design is simple and comfortable. She is well suited for a fun day out in the sun. There is plenty of space and shade aboard for up to four anglers.

The trips aboard the Suli Suli are all-inclusive. Shimano gear and tackle, along with bait, drinks, snacks, and lunch on full-days are available.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $650
    price breakdown
    $650
    This trip is for you if you're looking for an adventure of a lifetime. You will be fishing up to 12 miles out for Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, and many more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    This morning trip will take you fishing the bank up to 12 miles out. You will be deep sea fishing for Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Marlin, and other species. The package includes everything but snacks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    If you are busy in the morning, this is your trip. You will be fishing up to 12 miles out for Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Marlin, Wahoo, Kingfish, Barracuda, and other species.

About the Captain

Christopher J. Goodwin
Kendwa, Tanzania
26 Fishing Reports
11 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2017
Zanzibar Big Game Fishing was founded two decades ago by Chris Goodwin, an avid angler and the managing director of Zanzibar Watersports. The company grew very soon and now has a fleet of three fantastic vessels. Zanzibar Big Game Fishing is a strong advocate of catch and release. The crew follows all International Game Fishing Association rules and recommendations.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black) Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Rainbow Runner Rainbow Runner

Sailfish Sailfish
Trevally (Giant) Trevally (Giant)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Walter Brun (Deck boat) originally built in 2002. Powered by 2 40HP Yahama 4-strok engines.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Outriggers
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

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
Catch and Release Mandatory

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
PayPal
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

Customer Reviews

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Rob B.
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   January 8, 2020
The crew were excellent and the boat, Suli Suli, exactly as expected. Fishing is always a game of luck and skill and we were...
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