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Driftwood Fishing Charters

#3 of 46 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Oranjestad Features Animals
Seaport Marina Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 592 4040
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What an Fun experience on the Driftwood Charter and the Driftwood restaurant.

We went on the Driftwood Charter the first week of May 2017 as a retirement present for my husband... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Easthampton, Massachusetts
Excellent Day of Fishing

Captain Jairo, First Mate Anthony, and First Mate/Captain In-Training Nomar will put you on fish... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Doug K
Suffern, New York
via mobile
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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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Seaport Marina Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 592 4040

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went on the Driftwood Charter the first week of May 2017 as a retirement present for my husband from my daughter and her family and had a terrific time! We took the afternoon charter which is 4hours, The seas were 1-4 feet and it...More

1  Thank WhoFive
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Jairo, First Mate Anthony, and First Mate/Captain In-Training Nomar will put you on fish and work with you to have a great experience! The star of our day was a 150+ pound blue marlin that was caught and released. Co-stars include a 35+ pound...More

Thank Doug K
Reviewed 13 May 2017 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 11 May 2017 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 10 May 2017 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

1  Thank KatieJane1980
Reviewed 9 May 2017 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 7 May 2017

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 reviewResponded 8 May 2017

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 28 April 2017 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 27 April 2017

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 26 April 2017 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
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Andrew B
Anyone interested in sharing a charter week oh July 23_26? What kind of fishing can be expected at this time?
3 June 2017|
Response from WhoFive | Reviewed this property |
What the mates told us is you never know ? Just like any fishing trip in the states The charter in the morning in May on the day we went got nothing. We got a tuna, many mahi mahi ,couple of baracuda and some bait fish. Its... More
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