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Tropical Sun Sportfishing

#72 of 148 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Kailua-Kona Features Animals
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-960-5900
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Fantastic day of fishing! Great, friendly, helpful crew!

I was a guest of my college buddy T-Bone on a fishing excursion with Tropical Sun back in February... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Loganville, Georgia
Great Morning with Tropical Sun!

This was my first time deep sea fishing off the big island and I will never forget it. We already... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 22 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 10 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 27 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
Reviewed 26 April 2015

This was our eighth trip on the Tropical Sun. We have always had a wonderful time. Great crew(Ryan, Ryan and Carl) and great catches. Last week we caught a stripped marlin. This week we caught a short nosed spearfish. Book your trip now.

1  Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Captains Ryan and Ryan provided a great all around day on the water. The boat is very comfortable and both boat and equipment are maintained in excellent condition. Take a beautiful Kona day, great conversation with a hard-working crew, and two large Ono and you...More

2  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Fished with Capn Ryan and Carl last week. This is my 5th time fishin on the Tropical Sun. As usual the crew were true professionals. Capn Ryan worked hard to put us on fish. This was the first time we did not actually catch a...More

1  Thank J E
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Captain Ryan and Captain Mark gave us the best day ocean fishing we have ever had in Hawaii!! Caught 2 big Ono and a 100 lb sailfish! They were fun, professional, helpful, patient, enthusiastic and we would totally recommend them!!

1  Thank Alaire O
Reviewed 24 June 2014

I usually visit Kona annually and I always plan to spend a day fishing on the Tropical Sun. Captain Dennis and Captain Ryan know how to put you on the fish. They both know the best spots to fish and have the best gear around....More

2  Thank GConnor
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If we have only two people, do we still reserve the boat, or as a charter, would we be paired up with another group?
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