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Driftwood Fishing Charters

#3 of 45 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Oranjestad Features Animals
Seaport Marina Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 592 4040
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Awesome trip again on the Driftwood

My wife and I took the half day trip today with Capt. Marcel and mates Jose and Michael. This is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John V
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Palm Harbor, Florida
via mobile
Excellent day of fishing

My husband and friends did the afternoon fishing trip with Marcel and Jose. They were nothing but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
reje98
,
Des Moines, Iowa
via mobile
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Seaport Marina Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
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+297 592 4040

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took the half day trip today with Capt. Marcel and mates Jose and Michael. This is our second trip with Driftwood and these guys are the best! We had a lot of fun with these guys and caught red snapper, amberjack...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and friends did the afternoon fishing trip with Marcel and Jose. They were nothing but professional, safe, and kind. They made sure we had a great time as Aruba is a happy island! They wanted to make sure we caught lots of fish....More

Thank reje98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We (4 adults and 2 children) went on the afternoon Driftwood Fishing Charter to celebrate my father's retirement... what better way to start retirement than fishing in Aruba! It was a great afternoon! First Mate Juan and Captain Anthony were very helpful, professional, and fun!...More

Thank KatieJane1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast with Marcello, Jose and Anthony. Lots of fish! They made sure we had a great time!! And get your fish cooked at the Driftwood Restaurant!! Excellent!!

Thank kristinelyons67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

mid february me and my husband went fishing on the driftwood boat with Capt marcel and his deck hand anthony we where surprised to see the deckhand walk on board with a bottle of rum so early in the morning but we didn't think much...More

Thank jaimy l
Herbert M, Owner at Driftwood Fishing Charters, responded to this review

Dear Jaimy, thank you for your review. It is thanks to your feedback that we know how our crew performs at sea. I wish you would have contacted us via e-mail or phone to let us know about the incident back then. Your complaint has...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a 4 hr charter in fairly rough seas but had the experience of a lifetime catching a 60kg yellowfin tuna. Between my 2 sons and I we took two and half hours to land it. We had very little deep sea fishing...More

Thank Dominick C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this trip in advance for my husband on our vacation and it was awesome.. waters were rough but we caught amberjack,Mahi, tuna .The capt and first mate worked hard the entire time making sure we caught fish.My husband is experienced Rhode Island angler...More

Thank pbergh1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from a awesome- slightly bumpy- fishing trip with Captain Jiro and First Mate Greg!!! Very professional and capable. Highly recommend these two!!! Landed a 28 and a 24 lb Wahoo!! Looking forward to dinner there tonight!!!

Thank Ohflgal
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Okay where do we start. The staff was young and not professional. It was like we were a tag-a-long to their fishing trip. They started off telling you you can come back early if you'd like and you can throw up from the side of...More

3  Thank Joy-Stan W
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Had a great day out on deep sea for us Land Lovers :) Captain Jairo made sure we were comfortable and lead us to some great action during our half day tour with some "mild" 4-7 foot waves. First mate Sherwin shared a lot of...More

Thank higgybop007
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Melissa S
Looking for 2-4 other people to put together a fishing day between 5/7-5/12. Here with my mom and not cost efficient for just two. Anyone else in this same predicament?
4 May 2017|
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Response from Mary V | Reviewed this property |
Driftwood will not match someone with you. You have to find them here or maybe someone at the Renaissance. I loved fishing with my daughter, just the two of us. You get to catch more fish, vs. taking turns with other... More
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duane s
Ill be in Aruba the last week of April what fish can I expect to catch?
30 March 2017|
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Response from Mary V | Reviewed this property |
My daughter and I fished with Driftwood in early March and she caught a 49# Mahi, Mahi. She also caught a #46 Wahoo. So those are two more fish you can catch. Do not go fishing for Bonita's. They are bait fish and cannot... More
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duane s
What fish are running at the end of April?
30 March 2017|
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Response from chipRaleigh_NC | Reviewed this property |
I caught wahoo and barracuda in mid March. You should ask the charter about what is running now.
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