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Address: Beach on 14th Street, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number:
011-52-1984-137-6397
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Captain Ivan is your #1 choice in Playa del Carmen for customized fishing...

Captain Ivan is your #1 choice in Playa del Carmen for customized fishing charters. Away from the crowds, owner Captain Ivan offers outstanding service and excellent fishing. State of the art equipment and a brand new boat with toilet offer al the comfort you need.

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A great day of fishing!!!

We spent the morning out on the Papa Kees. There were 2 couples, with only 1 person having any real fishing experience. The deckhands Danny and Antonio were very helpful, patient... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Carie V
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Maine, New York
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Maine, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent the morning out on the Papa Kees. There were 2 couples, with only 1 person having any real fishing experience. The deckhands Danny and Antonio were very helpful, patient and kept us entertained!! We didn't catch any large fish but the guys definitely worked to get us catching fish. We had a blast and it was definitely a... More 

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1 Thank Carie V
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this trip for our first day in the area! It was a great time! Chico and Pepe' were both great! Caught fish right away! Chico took two of our fish to the local restaurant. OMG! They baked them and it was some of the best fish I have had ever had! Amazing! Great time! I recommend that you... More 

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Janesville,WI
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first review I've ever done for a company that I actually didn't get to use...My family of 5 went to Playa in January 2017 and were REALLY looking forward to a fishing charter. Ivan was highly reviewed so we gave him a shot. We booked the charter before we arrived (from the States) only to discover bad... More 

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Plainfield, Canada
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third trip out with the guys and as always we had a great time A big thank you to Vivan who handles all the reservations After fishing they took us to a restaurant where we left from and a very small fee will prepare the fish in different ways and you can have it for lunch

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1 Thank PGordanier
Wetumpka, Alabama
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time! Eddie and Chino were on point. They got us on the fish and were funny as well. We had a good time chatting and laughing with them. We were able to catch a lot of strawberry grouper, grunt fish, banana fish, and also a remora. We were gone 4 hours and ended up with 19... More 

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Airdrie, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our first trip to Mexico and Vivian was fantastic to deal with. Our morning was fantastic, Our crew, Chino and Pepe were excellent,They kept us busy catching fish and we had loads of laughs.

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1 Thank smokn66
Amarillo, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so excited to go fishing through Fishing with Ivan. We booked our excursion and the staff was excellent to work with. We had to cancel our trip, unfortunately, so this review is not on the actual fishing excursion, but the company. The staff of the company was gracious in immediately responding to all inquiries and refunding our deposit... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Had a wonderful day with Chino and Pepe. No fish but still a amazing experience! From Vivian on, this business is top notch. A MUST if you are in Playa. We left at 2:30 ish, fished, snorkeled and saw a beautiful sunset on the way back. Vivian meet us on the beach to see how are day was. Looking forward... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We spend the afternoon on the boat with Chino and Pepe and had a blast! We fished for a few hours, but unfortunately the fish weren't biting. Luckily we had Pepe to entertain us while we enjoyed the boat ride waiting for the zip of the fishing line. We ended our day with snorkeling on the near by reef, which... More 

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McLean, Virginia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Fishing with Ivan is an excellent attraction for families with children ages nine and up. We booked a four hour trip, and it wa shorty every single penny. The crew were very nice and understanding, teaching us how to fish even though my son knew already. We caught some pretty good fish, 2 medium six to seven pound barracuda. As... More 

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