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Driftwood Fishing Charters

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Seaport Marina Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Best half-day charter

Scheduled (2) half-day charters this past week. Anthony and Argyean on Monday for 6 guests and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GrumpyWalter
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Florence, Italy
Two for two

Another amazing adventure with Driftwood Charters! Jairo and Jose were excellent guides both... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
jheydens
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Spencerport, New York
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The DRIFTWOOD is a tournament rigged 35ft Bertram ready to fish for whatever swims in the deep blue sea. Whether it's family fun or just a guys sport fishing trip, we cater to everyone, from those who have never been fishing to anglers with years of experience.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“different ways” (52 reviews)
“tuna” (128 reviews)
“wahoo” (117 reviews)
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Seaport Marina Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scheduled (2) half-day charters this past week. Anthony and Argyean on Monday for 6 guests and Doddy and Argyean on Wednesday for 2. Both Anthony and Doddy put us on the fish quickly (important on half-day charters) and Argyean worked his tail off helping us...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Another amazing adventure with Driftwood Charters! Jairo and Jose were excellent guides both professional and knowledgeable. Our catch of 6 tuna and a 30ish pound wahoo was later deliciously prepared by the master chef at the Driftwood Restaurant. A 5⭐️ day for this crew!

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Went on a charter on 3/8/18. The winds were unusually crazy this week so the waves were 10ft+ so it was quite a bumpy ride. Crew was very nice and accommodating throughout the trip. Ended up catching a decent sized bait fish which was fun...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We went out with Captain Anthony and mates Jose and Greg. Had an awesome day of fishing! The energy this crew had went above and beyond. We caught 4 huge Wahoo Fish and an Amber Jack. Then we went to Driftwood restaurant that night and...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Booked a four hour trip solo and while I tried to find a share I went alone and was worn out! Hit the dock and we discussed how it had been pretty slow the previous days with small catches and that we would likely get...More

1  Thank KAKSKSK
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Doddy, Anthony, and Malkel took us out Monday Morning. Gave us the choice on calm or rough waters .. went to the North because that's were they we're hitting, glad we did. Caught barracuda and a king fish. Went to the restaurant to eat our...More

1  Thank Lesli_Gary_Tuck
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

We had a great afternoon on the water. We had Marcolo and Sergio as our crew members, and they were great. As with most activities like this, it helps to have some action, and we definitely had that. I note that the captain spent a...More

3  Thank AmericanIngenuity
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Crew on boat was not very friendly or informative. The process of when a fish was caught was never gone over or let us know where any life preservers were at. We did catch a Wahoo and a barracuda which was great but the rest...More

3  Thank Oakland1984
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

I want to start off by saying that I love Aruba, and I have been coming to the island for 25 years. Some of my family members that were on this trip have been fishing for over 40 years and have been deep sea fishing...More

10  Thank TheFonzarelli
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Herbert M, Owner at Driftwood Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Customer, Driftwood is a reputable fishing charter company and has been so for over 25 years. After I spoke to you at the restaurant carefully reading your review, this was handled as a formal complaint. The crew has been addressed on details mentioned in...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great time highly recommended! Caught a huge tuna (pictured) as well as a Blue Marlin (and released). Crew was great and super happy to be with us.

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strawberry57
23 February 2018|
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Response from winkworth2015 | Reviewed this property |
There is a calmer route available but we went where the fish were. I don’t like boats so took seasick tablets and drank plenty of water on the trip. Also take a hat and suntan very hot and exposed in the boat. We tipped $50... More
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Darla M
15 February 2018|
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Response from Lesli_Gary_Tuck | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about July, we go in January. 6 people can go and the cost is $400 plus tip. we went to the North end...sea was rough but we caught fish.
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