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Big Marlin Charters

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Welcome aboard our private yacht "Fortuna" model Ocean Super Sport 42' Yacht is parked in the beautiful place of Punta Cana, just a 15min drive from the most popular hotels Punta Cana and Bavaro. Private transfer van is available. Exclusively...more
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Playa Bibijagua, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
+1 849-409-9977
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a charter boat I wouldn’t fish with these guys. There are plenty of of the boats that I would fish on before them.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 241chasee
Yustas F, Owner at Big Marlin Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

I don't know what and who upset you. We have three boats. I am the owner. And I apologize. It is interesting to read our bad reviews along with good ones. I would like to say that our boats and our services are not nearly...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This is the second time we have fished with this group. The guys are awesome 👏 We have had a successful trip each time we have fished with them. I would highly recommend them to everyone going to Punta Cana😊👍

4  Thank 178kimberlyw
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We rented the 42 ft Fortuna privately, for just the two of us, to fulfill one of our Honeymoon dreams........... He always wanted to go Fishing for Mahi-Mahi and Marlin, and I always wanted to go snorkeling on a reef *without* 100 other people snorkeling...More

Date of experience: August 2018
8  Thank tyrrell105
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Booked a private fishing charter online from the UK well in advance to ensure our date. From the moment we were collected by first mate Alex at the exact time arranged I knew this was going to be a great day. There was a bit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank pasimu
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We went on a trip with them and they were great. We had a wonderful time snorkeling.They gave you plenty to drink. Our first Mate Vald was great. He made sure everyone was having a good time and really stayed in the back ground because...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank MMB720
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

After researching a deep sea fishing charter, we settled on Big Marlin and we were very happy we did! The transfer to the marina was nice and Alex was right on time. We chose the larger of the 2 boats and it was very clean...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank aaholestine
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Took my boys out for their first deep sea fishing outing. Captain Richard did a great job navigating and Vladimir worked very hard keeping the lines clear and bait in the water. Great shore lunch with our catch as well. Sent from my iPhone

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank mwbenson
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We were two families coming from the US and Argentina. Initially, we had booked a fishing trip for 1pm which we booked weeks and weeks in advance. Two days prior to the trip Cap. Yustas modified our trip to a morning slot which we preferred...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank westerntesting
Yustas F, Owner at Big Marlin Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Please accept our sincere apologies for inconvenience. The guilt is ours for sending you reminder with a mistake. Let me point out that this reminder was immediately followed by an email where we corrected ourselves, as well we tried to reach you by phone through...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Jouri, Alex, thanks for the great day of fishing everything was good arranged, the crew was really working hard to catch some fish we had an great day we found it very proffesional the boat was in good condition and gear perfect, we will visit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank rbune1972
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have previously done a fishing charter on a vacation and it did not go well as, we were unable to bring on board any fish. This experience was completely different. From the ease of booking and communicating with Captain Yustas, to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank jkw100283
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Aaliyah S
17 July 2018|
Response from Yustas F | Property representative |
The boat Fortuna 42 feet up to 8 persons.
26 November 2017|
Response from Yustas F | Property representative |
Hello. Thanks for message. Ususally it's 10%, but of course it's aboslutely up to you. Friendly. Cap. Yustas Fortuna
1 October 2016|
Response from Yustas F | Property representative |
Hello Gordon. Thank you for your questions. We are always happy to see you aboard. Our fishing boat is 42" and is fully equipped. Its operated by the Dominican Captain and has two mates. Private transfer from the resort and... More