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Tropical Sun Sportfishing

#65 of 147 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Kailua-Kona Features Animals
Honokohau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-960-5900
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Best charter ever! Couldn't have been better.

I visit the island of Kona with a group of friends every year to go sport fishing. Over the years... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ron L
Awesome day on the water!

My brother in law and 12 year old son went out with Capitan Ryan Lutes and first mate Mike on July... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Eric B
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Tropical Sun Sportfishing is one of Kona's premier sportfishing charter operations. Her captain, Ryan Lutes, brings over ten years of experience of fishing on some of the finest boats in Hawaii and has experience in commercial fishing, sportfishing, bottom fishing, and major fishing tournaments and his crew is the very best you'll find anywhere in the world! We love to fish and you'll see why! All equipment, tackle and ice provided. Light tackle, heavy tackle and flyfishing tours available and combination fishing and snorkeling upon request. Custom fishing adventures and tours for families and adventurous groups. Absolutely the best "Value" in Kona and certainly the friendliest crew. Families and children welcome and "Customer Satisfaction" is our number one priority!
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Honokohau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-960-5900
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visit the island of Kona with a group of friends every year to go sport fishing. Over the years I have the good fortune to be on many good charters. This year we decided to try a new boat and we were not disappointed....More

Thank Ron L
Reviewed 3 days ago

My brother in law and 12 year old son went out with Capitan Ryan Lutes and first mate Mike on July 15th. What an awesome time! The boat is awesome and they provided water, Gatorade and a light breakfast for us. We did the 3/4...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a full day trip on Tropical Sun and had the best time fishing ever! Capt Ryan and crew Dave were first class all the way. The boat is beautiful and very comfortable. Ryan got us on the fish and Dave helped talk me...More

Thank kurtmck
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Excellent fishing charter. Everything explained so great for first timers. They provide drinks, a light breakfast, and everything needed. Highly knowledgeable crew and Captain, that provide a very professional fishing experience. All top rated gear. They cut your catch right at the dock for you...More

Thank laltshul2016
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing time on the Tropical Sun!!!! Fishing was awesome. Highly recommend Capt. Ryan. Can not wait to come back and do it all again.

Thank Timnatlense
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I was a guest of my college buddy T-Bone on a fishing excursion with Tropical Sun back in February and this was a fantastic experience. The captain Ryan and his deckhand were incredibly helpful and made this very enjoyable. I caught the largest fish of...More

1  Thank rr30052
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was my first time deep sea fishing off the big island and I will never forget it. We already had a full plate while we were there but wanted to squeeze in a quick fishing trip. We chose a half day and it was...More

Thank SeanHendricks
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We have been out on the Tropical Sun several times with captain Dennis and Ryan. This was our first with Ryan as captain. We had a fantastic day. Caught a sword fish and had a blue marlin get away. Ryan's knowledge of fishing, the area...More

Thank CanadianGalAlberta
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

We booked and enjoyed a half-day excursion with Capt Ryan and enjoyed the entire experience. They had a very clean boat, were a friendly and top-notch crew and made our entire fishing trip perfect. My husband and I would highly recommend this team for your...More

Thank Jeannice H
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

This was my first time on the big island and I had the best time of my whole trip. Captain Ryan Lutes was a real professional! Top of the line boat, crew, equipment. We caught some mahi mahi and they fillet them and sent us...More

Thank Ryan L
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