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Mahi Mahi Fishing Charters Aruba

#35 of 45 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Oranjestad Features Animals
Renaissance Marina, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 594 1181
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Terrible trip. Crew was not friendly at all. We only caught two small barracuda When fishing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mahomet, Illinois
via mobile
all but the boat

We are 4 empty nesters from Atlanta who frequent Aruba. We were scheduled to go on J-string, but... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Suzanne F
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Renaissance Marina, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 594 1181

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible trip. Crew was not friendly at all. We only caught two small barracuda When fishing tough captain needs a go to spot

Thank fishhard10
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We are 4 empty nesters from Atlanta who frequent Aruba. We were scheduled to go on J-string, but they took another family and Mahi Mahi's family no-showed. The boat in dock was spewing strong diesel fumes, but the captain assured us it was no problem....More

Thank Suzanne F
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I have fished all over the world in some amazing places like Venezuela, Mexico, Bermuda, Costa Rica, Hawaii and the Bahamas so I know a little about offshore fishing. If you are an avid fisherman find another boat. We charter the 42' hatteras in the...More

Thank Will T
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We booked a 6 hour trip on the "sea iesta" on November 29th 2016 for 7 guys looking to catch some fish. We were not disappointed! After a brief introduction to the boat, the captain (Peter) and mate (Carlos, also captain of the "mahi mahi")...More

Thank J-Cans
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had the pleasure of going out on the mahi mahi and I have to say one of the best boats I've been on! Not to much action while out but in no way can I blame that on the crew! The captain as the mate...More

1  Thank chrismon123
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The boats Diesel engine exhaust permeates outdoor area. The engines smoke and the fumes were so bad we had to stay indoors for the whole trip. When I came home everyone noticed my clothes smell like diesel fuel. We only caught one fish which we...More

Thank wgp205
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We had so much fun! The hospitality of Juan Carlos and Peter was top-notch! We only caught one fish on our trip, guess they were just not biting today! But I can assure that the crew were on top of changing bait and making sure...More

Thank Bridgett C
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

The staff was sort of nice. Our captain was Rudolf (I think) and his first mate was actually very cool. The captain said go see the owner and the owner was yelling about the credit card the Ritz gave them not working and I told...More

Thank Courtney R
Reviewed 20 February 2016

After reading 20+ reviews of this charter boat, I chose it because of the boat size, a 32' diesel inboard with a cabin, 2 side chairs & a fighting chair and its Captain, Roberto, and 2 mates, Rodolfo & Tusi. All are native Arubans with...More

Thank nonnio926
Reviewed 13 February 2016

On FishingBooker we left this review: "We called 24 hours ahead because sea was so rough! They said it was fine! All 7 of us were sick in the first hour! We were out 4 hours out of the 8 that we booked! After calling...More

Thank Erik B
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