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Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours

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The Beach | Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
+506 8398 8129
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AWESOME 6 hours of FISHING

We booked online with Lisa before arriving to Costa Rica. Lisa made it very easy for us to book. We... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jas765
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Parsippany, New Jersey
Great fishing trip!

My family booked a full day trip with Capt. Mauricio and it was awesome. His 24ft Panga is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike R
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Fishing in Costa Rica is a family fun experience – memories to last a lifetime! North Pacific Tours has been providing fishing, snorkeling and surfing charters for over 10 years in the Papagayo Gulf, picking up at all the local hotels and beaches in the area. We are a legal and insured fishing company who will never sell charters on any of the beaches. . Please note, there are TWO Playa Hermosa’s. North Pacific Tours is located in province of Guanacaste, 25 minutes from the Liberia airport Our fishing charters are inshore / coastal fishing which means that you will always see the coastline. Depending on the action will determine what fish you target. The types of fishing options we are are bottom/jigging, trolling and casting. If you like to fly fish and you have your own gear, the crew will take you to best secret spots. North Pacific Tours offers full day fishing (8 hours), Half days (5 hours) and 3/4 day (6 hours). Please book in advance because we book up!
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The Beach | Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
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+506 8398 8129
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked online with Lisa before arriving to Costa Rica. Lisa made it very easy for us to book. We met our Captain Mauricio and Fabian at Playa del Coco and we set out for our day of fishing. We are a family of four...More

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so happy your family had a nice time out with us fishing. Being out on the water is a great way to spend quailty time and have fun with the kids. Fishing is fun for everyone! Thank you for your review - we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family booked a full day trip with Capt. Mauricio and it was awesome. His 24ft Panga is perfect for a family of four. It was comfortable and had plenty of room for our crew. He asked what we wanted to target and when I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Costa Rica for a wedding and took the bride and groom for a fishing trip. Lisa was wonderful at working around our activities to get the trip booked. Captain Mauricio and his mate were so great on all aspects of the trip....More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

2nd time using North Pacific Tours. They put me on my yellow fin tuna in one hour, put my boys on a rooster fish and several other tunas even got my sister and her boyfriend over 30 mahi-mahi two days earlier. Everything about this operation...More

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

The highest compliment we can receive is your repeat business and the referral of our fishing charters to your family and friends! We always appreciate your good word! Happy Fishing ~ Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

I booked the Don Manuel for a 3/4 charter. Working with Lisa through email could not have been easier. I had a few possible dates, and she was very patient and accommodating. My son (12 yrs) and I met the boat at the agreed upon...More

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Hello! Great review, we thank you and are so happy that your son had a great time. Creating memories one fish at a time ans we hope you have many more fishing experiences together over the years. Thanks for using our services and we hope...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We had a memorable fishing experience on the Don Manuel, thanks to the continued efforts of Captain Mauricio and his mates. They worked extremely hard to put us on fish. We never caught a sailor marlin, but that is just fishing. We had great success...More

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for sharing your fishing/snorkleing experiences with us. It is nice to know that the crew are appreciated and that you were pleased with your catch. We look forward to having you back to go for a Sail fish (catch/release)! Pura Vida ~ Lisa

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We caught so many fish! So friendly! We caught around 20 fish! The fish were filet on the back of the boat and bagged up for us! The resort cooked them for us and they were wonderful

Thank Christi S
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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Very nice! Thank you for your review. We are so pleased everything went well on your trip and you were satisfied with your time out with the crew. It is always a bonus the fish were biting!!!

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Secrets Papagayo for our anniversary and used NPT for a full day fishing trip. All of their usual boats were already booked but they were able to send us with their backup boat (The Chasca) with Captain Roy....More

Thank Cameron W
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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you so much for your review of Captain Roy and his boat the Chasca. I will be sure to share your review with him and his mate. We have been using Roy when we are booked for over five years and he has always...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

What a wonderfully fun experience!! Mauricio and Don made sure that we had a great time! They picked us up on the beach right in front of our hotel! Then they made sure to point out Monkey's head - and even circled to make sure...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

It isn’t often that I feel like a millionaire, but fishing with Mauricio and Donny was one of those rare experiences. I could immediately tell that these gentlemen LOVE to fish and are very professional at sharing there vast knowledge of the area with their...More

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you so much for this epic review. You've said it all!! We are very thankful for your kind words and I will be sure to share with Captain Mauricio and his mate Danny. These two men have fished together their entire livesin the Papagayo...More

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Tom B
22 April 2018|
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Response from Lisa F | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your message. We are booked and our first available day would be towards the end of the week. I would be happy to find you another boat.
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CDC1486
31 March 2018|
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Response from Lisa F | Property representative |
Hello, We recommend a full day trip for sail / marlin fish which are catch and release.
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CDC1486
26 March 2018|
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Response from gotgr8kids | Reviewed this property |
The license cost was $15 per person. It is not for one day - I think it covered 7 days (which, if for some reason, your charter were to postpone due to weather - which is rare, you are still covered).
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