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Address: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8601 5294
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Get your Pura Vida... wet! Join us for near and/or offshore fishing,...

Get your Pura Vida... wet! Join us for near and/or offshore fishing, dolphin and snorkeling trips, a sunset tour, or a booze cruise. Whether you're a hard core fisherman/woman, or just want to get on the water, we will work with you to design the best trip possible. All trips include fresh tropical fruits, cold drinks (water and something harder) and the exclusive Wahoo cookies. Tours over 4 hours include sandwiches and vegies. Our captain, Pino, was born and raised in Puerto Viejo. He knows the southern Caribe like you know your living room... it is his living room. He will delight you with his humor as he coaches you in the ways of traditional line fishing. If the water's right, he'll dive and find you a langosta for dinner. Rods, reels, bait and tackle included, as well as snorkeling equipment. Boat equipped with GPS, fishfinder, bimini top, fresh water shower, and PFD's. Find us on the beach across from The Parquecito and Tex Mex in Puerto Viejo. Put the Wahoo in your Costa Rica vacation!

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Herman can assist with all tours

As a single traveler with some tours requiring a minimum of 4 people, Herman and assistant Novia have gone out of their way in assisting me in finding others to share ATV... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
JBrianT
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Mesa, Arizona
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we had booked and paid a deposit several months in advance, when we turned up at 7am on the morning of the trip, we were told they had double-booked. However, luckily (for us at least) we were prioritised and went out on the boat. We caught a small tuna and saw some dolphins (both great), but then the boat... More 

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Thank Sally M
Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this review

We apologize for the disappointing day you had with us, clearly we were not on our best game, and thus realizing that, we offered you a significant refund, to which you replied, "Absolutely not, it was part of the adventure". The mistake with the scheduling resulted when a booking calendar went offline, and since I was out of the country,... More 

Mesa, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a single traveler with some tours requiring a minimum of 4 people, Herman and assistant Novia have gone out of their way in assisting me in finding others to share ATV, National Park tour and fishing trips. They both speak excellent English. I can highly recommend.

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7 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent almost a year planning our trip to Costa Rica with our 4 kids and this deep sea fishing trip was suppose to be the highlight, we were all looking so forward to it! First I have to say that Nick and Pino were great-they were very knowledgeable, friendly and made us all feel very comfortable on board. We... More 

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Thank Shari R
Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this review

We had two back-to-back disappointing tours, and I can only assure you we learned some valuable lessons that week. Life happens, and as ex-pats living in Costa Rica, some of Nick and my lives exist thousands of miles away. I was out of the country for an extended period, Nick was home in Puerto Viejo to run the business and... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This trip was the best day ever! I have never been hand line fishing and it was so much fun. You do not have to travel far offshore (no worries about getting seasick although I did take a Dramamine) and as soon as you drop the line, you need to prepare to set your hook. A beautiful day, a fantastic... More 

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1 Thank StephanieSB2001
Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this review

Thank you, Stephanie, for taking the time to write about your trip out on Wahoo! We take pride in providing a unique Caribe Sur experience for our guests. Sometimes the conditions are just perfect and we're trolling, bringing in big fighting fish; sometimes the seas are a bit less, and we're sitting on an offshore reef, gazing at the amazing... More 

Silt, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

What a great day out on the waters with Pico as our captain! We went as a group of 4 for an all day excursion in which we caught many different kinds of fish topped off with a snorkeling trip in the afternoon. Pico took us to all the great spots and even taught us all how to fish by... More 

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Thank Amanda F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

Captain Pico made this experience awesome. He took us hand fishing and himself hooked a giant barracuda. Great way to spend a half day in Puerto. Remember plenty of water and hats!! The whole family had fun.

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Columbia, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

This has to be one of my most memorable trips on the water... could'nt ask for better people to fish with .. The seas had been rough for a few days but when they calmed down we got out and had a great time .. we caught tarpon and mackeral and pino got us some lobster..when we got back to... More 

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Thank Mitch E
Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this review

Mitch, you guys were such fun. Having you on the boat and in the restaurant was as much fun for us as it was for you! If we had more room in our house we probably would have brought you home, too!! Thank you for the nice review. We really hope you'll visit again! Janet More 

Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

My husband (an avid fisherman) and I went on an all day fishing trip while on our honeymoon and loved it!! We caught a couple of king fish, mackerel, and jacks and it was cooked for us on a private little beach by one of our guides, Pinot (the best fish I have ever eaten). I loved that we were... More 

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2 Thank kwhits
Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this review

We love honeymooners! Sometimes we call Wahoo the love boat, we seem to attract so many of them! As you point out, Pino is indeed a great guide and cook. September and October can be some of the most amazing seas, and we are so happy you were here for them! Thinking of a place for that first anniversary? We'd... More 

Aptos, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

The conditions were not ideal, but spending a day on the boat, experiencing Pino,our Captain and his dedication to cultural fishing techniques was something my husband & I will always take away a a special event in our trip to the southern Caribbean, Costa Rica.

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1 Thank audbobk
Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this review

We agree, Pino is the best part of the adventure! I always wish i could control the seas, and of course, we always hope for a big catch for our guests. But I can always trust Pino will deliver a great adventure or at least a very entertaining experience. Thanks for taking the time to review us. Maybe try another... More 

Cape May Beach
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

We went on the captains choice with Pino, Janet, and Travis from North Carolina. Janet was able to work out a shared trip for us with Travis. We had a beautiful day and Janet and Pino could not have been better hosts! We started off fishing for game fish and trolled down to come to Punta Mona. Once we arrived... More 

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3 Thank rudocp
Janick2010, Owner at Wahoo Fishing & Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice words! We really enjoyed our time with you both as well. You mention sharing the boat, and that day it worked out perfect! The trip was extra fun because of the great connection between guests who became fast friends. I hope you'll visit again! Meanwhile, enjoy the happy memories and warm thoughts we send. Janet More 

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