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Spearfishing Playa del Carmen

#120 of 243 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Playa del Carmen Features Animals
Coco Bay, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 1 984 745 9161
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What Fun. Make sure to get the dinner afterwards!

I went with my family during the holidays. My 12 year old and I did the spearfishing while my wife... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Edward B
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
AMAZING diver and host! MUST attend cook-out following trip!

I CANNOT say enough about Javier and Cynthia who run this dive! We were all beginners (& I, myself... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
Lia T
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California
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Our 1/2 day charter is a 4 hour hunting expedition at different locations to ensure the best chances of spearing fish. The equipment consists of spear guns of all sizes and makes (AB Biller, Cressi Sub, Picasso, Sporasub), real spearfishing masks, weights and fins. Yes, you are welcome to bring your own equipment, also all hunters have a spear fishing permit and licenses included. Non-hunting passengers / snorkelers are also welcome to join the hunters adventure. Water and fruits are also included.
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Coco Bay, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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+52 1 984 745 9161

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

I went with my family during the holidays. My 12 year old and I did the spearfishing while my wife and daughters snorkeled. Lots of fun. Make sure to have the dinner at the local restaurant that uses the fish from the trip. Nothing is...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I CANNOT say enough about Javier and Cynthia who run this dive! We were all beginners (& I, myself, am not a strong swimmer) and he took the time to teach us everything we needed to know. Spear fishing is NOT joke and takes A...More

Thank Lia T
Reviewed 30 May 2016

My wife and I did this trip the afternoon of May 29th. I give these guys 4 stars because they are very nice people and are good at what they do. The only one thing that would have been helpful is to have known we...More

3  Thank Marty K
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I'm an avid spear fisherman and have been spearing for many years. I booked a trip with Arpon Spear Fishing hoping to score some fish. I did!! Javi and his crew really know the reefs well and will put you on fish. Arpon has a...More

1  Thank 010_john_010
Reviewed 6 August 2015

My son and I do a lot of 'traditional' fishing at home in the states, so on a recent trip to Mexico decided to try something new, and went spearfishing with Javi - had a great time! Javi runs a first class operation, and while...More

Thank Don J
Reviewed 26 July 2015

I went spearfishing with Javi on my Birthday July 19th. I have previous freediving experience, but nothing like this. I never use fins when I swim or freedive at home, mainly using my upper body pulling myself into fresh water springs. Looking back I wish...More

2  Thank craiganem
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Javier has made our visits to his part of the world memorable. Our first trip with him about 5 years ago was my son's first spearfishing trip and I had not dived for years. With Javi's patient and knowlegeable guidance we have progressed well and...More

Thank P D
Reviewed 9 June 2015

My dad and I just did our fourth or fifth trip with Javier. As usual, it was fantastic. I shot two baracuda (one almost as long as my body) and my dad shot a trigger fish. Javier always makes the outings fun and exciting. I...More

Thank Dylan U
Reviewed 11 May 2015

I was in Playa Del Carmen the first part of May and booked this excursion since I had always wanted to try spearfishing. I emailed Javier several times and he always responded. Originally booked on a Tuesday, he pushed it back a few days due...More

Thank oiblkn
Reviewed 6 April 2015

What a fantastic lesson in free diving and an awesome introduction into the sport! Javier and his crew truly love what they do and know how to do it, that is what makes this adventure one of the best. Now it's my job to take...More

Thank Chris Q
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