Aquatica Fishing Charters

Aquatica Fishing Charters runs fishing trips out of Malta. If you want to get top predators of the Mediterranean or fish for bottom table fare around the reefs and ledges, this crew of local fishermen has exactly that. All it takes is to come along and the skippers will make sure you have all the gear you need and will take you where the fish are.

Your vessel for the day is a 33’ Targa boat that is powered by a 250 HP Volvo Penta engine. The boat is big enough to let up to eight anglers hop on and sample these fisheries with enough elbow room. The vessel is equipped with GPS, a fishfinder, has a all the safety gear, features a toilet, and carries a selection of rods, reels, and tackle. There is an ice box onboard where you can store the fish.

Trips with Aquatica run year round and will see you fishing near the reefs and far offshore. The distance you travel will depend on the fish you want to catch, the weather, and the type of trip. If you’re after Dorado and Albacore that you’ll need to travel about 10-20 miles to get them, but some days will bring the fish much closer to the shore. Or, you can even head to the other side of the island for maximum results.

You will be trolling and bottom fishing. Dead bait is readily available before the trip, but sometimes you might catch live fresh bait during the trip to have the best chances of landing a trophy size predator. Skippers Chris and Daryl will take a good care of you and your party. They know these waters extremely well and will make sure you have superb fishing.

As for the trip, wear non-slip rubber sole shoes. As weather can change, it’s best to bring a jacket and a long pair of trousers, and dress in layers. Make sure to bring sunglasses, a hat, and sunscreen. Pack a camera as you’ll want to get a good angle of your catch. All fuel, permit, skipper fees, fishing tackle, bait, drinks are included in the trip prices.

Get your fishing buddies and come along for top-class fishing in these waters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hr Trolling & Live Bait (Private)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $784
    price breakdown
    $784
    The extended package targets larger predatory species. Due to the extended duration (8 hours), this trip might be more suitable for the avid fishermen who just can’t get enough of it. It is also the package you need go for if you want specifically target very long range fishing grounds in search of Dorado or Albacore Tuna. Your trip can take you up to 20 miles offshore, depending on where the fish are. All fuel, permit, skipper fees, fishing tackle, bait, drinks are included in the trip prices.
  • Private trip
    5 Hr Trolling & Live Bait (Private)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $579
    price breakdown
    $579
    This 5 hour trip takes you out to chase an apex predator and explore the waters deep offshore. Depending what you want to get you could be fishing close to the shore or up to 20 miles out. Although catching the monster cannot be guaranteed, the skipper will use every possible trick in order to make it happen during this 5 hour excursion. All fuel, permit, skipper fees, fishing tackle, bait, drinks are included in the trip prices. Pack sunscreen, a a hat, sunglasses, and a camera.
  • Private trip
    Drifting & Reef (Private)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $422
    price breakdown
    $422
    This 4 hour 'catching guaranteed' excursion targets medium to smaller sized bottom dwelling species such as Seabream and smaller Snappers. These can be great fun on light tackle equipment and will surely keep you busy with bites all through the trip.I t's a great trip for anglers with less experience too. It is a shared trip and there will be other anglers onboard.
  • Shared trip
    8 Hr Trolling & Live Bait (Shared)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $552
    price breakdown
    $552
    The extended package targets larger predatory species. Due to the extended duration (8 hours), this trip might be more suitable for the avid fishermen who just can’t get enough of it. It is also the package you need go for if you want specifically target very long range fishing grounds in search of Dorado or Albacore Tuna. Your trip can take you up to 20 miles offshore, depending on where the fish are. All fuel, permit, skipper fees, fishing tackle, bait, drinks are included in the trip prices.
  • Shared trip
    5 Hr Trolling & Live Bait (Shared)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $374
    price breakdown
    $374
    This 5 hour trip takes you out to chase an apex predator and explore the waters deep offshore. Depending what you want to get you could be fishing close to the shore or up to 20 miles out. Although catching the monster cannot be guaranteed, the skipper will use every possible trick in order to make it happen during this 5 hour excursion. All fuel, permit, skipper fees, fishing tackle, bait, drinks are included in the trip prices. Pack sunscreen, a a hat, sunglasses, and a camera.
  • Shared trip
    Drifting & Reef (Shared)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $169
    price breakdown
    $169
    This 4 hour 'catching guaranteed' excursion targets medium to smaller sized bottom dwelling species such as Seabream and smaller Snappers. These can be great fun on light tackle equipment and will surely keep you busy with bites all through the trip.I t's a great trip for anglers with less experience too. It is a shared trip and there will be other anglers onboard.
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About the Charter Operator

Aquatica Fishing Charters
Ta' Xbiex, Malta
61 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since December 2017
Skipper Chris of Aquatica Fishing Charters has spent his entire life at sea, initially starting his professional and sporting career as a freediver and spearfisherman. This provided him with an unmatched knowledge of the underwater environment and fish behaviour that can only be observed while freediving. This experience and first hand knowledge had proved crucial and extremely successful when he later started running fishing trips. Through the knowledge acquired he could better identify the good fishing grounds and decode what was going on beneath the waves. Nowadays Chris is a well renowned skipper who can get you on the fish even when conditions are not easy. He provides not only a great sport fishing experience but is a limitless well of knowledge for those who want to learn more about fishing and the underwater world. Skipper Daryl is an all-round fisherman who has spent years on the sea, learning about numerous fishing techniques that can yield the best catch.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Gilt-head (Seabream) Gilt-head (Seabream)
John Dory John Dory
Spearfish (Longbill) Spearfish (Longbill)

Trevally (Golden) Trevally (Golden)
Tuna (Albacore) Tuna (Albacore)
Tuna (Skipjack) Tuna (Skipjack)

Boat Specs

Targa (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 250HP Volvo Penta engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
33 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Drinks
Fishing License

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

Payment

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:
Cash

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (33)
4.56
out of 5 stars from 61 reviews
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Experience
Morning fishing with Captain Chris
Morning fishing with Captain Chris
Afternoon in Malta
+30
Angler Rating
46
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
81%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
87%
Appropriate for children
80%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
74%
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Michelle L.
Mosta, 32
 5.00
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Great first time fishing

VERIFIED   Drifting & Reef (Shared) on October 31, 2020
My partner had never fished before and I decided to take him for his birthday. He absolutely loved it! The fish were...
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Nigel W.
Saint Lawrence, 50
 5.00
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Afternoon trip with Capt Chris

VERIFIED   Drifting & Reef (Private) on August 13, 2020
As an avid angler Capt Chris is always the person I book when in Malta. Very personable and very knowledgeable I have enjoyed...
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Alex M.
Luqa, Luqa
 5.00
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Morning fishing with Captain Chris

VERIFIED   5 Hr Trolling & Live Bait (Private) on August 30, 2020
we had a wonderful fishing time - in the first part catching the bait and the kids loved it, and then moving further to offshore...
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Kevin M.
Paola, 39
 5.00
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Half Day Bottom Fishing

VERIFIED   Drifting & Reef (Shared) on July 28, 2020
Captain Chris was a friendly and easy going guy. He made sure we had a great experience and while we weren’t going for big...
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Jeremy B.
Attard
 4.67
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Half Day Trip With Captain Chris

VERIFIED   Drifting & Reef (Shared) on July 3, 2020
My kid had been wanting to go on a trip like this for quite some time. The captain was very nice to share with us his experiences...
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