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Address: The Beach | Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8398 8129
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours is a fully licensed and...

Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours is a fully licensed and insured fishing company ready to take you out for a full day or half day of fishing. Snorkeling and Surfing to Witches and Ollie's Point is also available. We offer a wide variety of fishing options in the Papagayo Gulf: inshore, offshore, coastal, bottom, casting, fly and spear fishing. If you are looking to save money or prefer not to fish alone, Lisa can arrange a split-charter with other fisherman/woman looking for the same. Captain Daniel has over 40 years of fishing experience and his mate Mauricio, fluent in English, has over 20 years. These guys love to fish and are fishing professionals. We now have a GoPro camera to film your fishing adventure in which Lisa can cut/edit your video to be posted on Youtube. Snorkeling can be included at the end of your fishing trip at no additional cost. This is a great tour for the entire family to explore the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Costa Rica sport fishing is known worldwide as one of the greatest sport fishing/surfing destination plus the weather is great almost all year round. For the intermediate and experienced surfer, trips to Witches Rock and Ollie's are offered with a guide. We look forward to hearing from you. Pura Vida!

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We fished with Mauricio and David three days and was very happy. We caught fish every day. They will work their tail off to catch you fish and work your tail off if you into... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We fished with Mauricio and David three days and was very happy. We caught fish every day. They will work their tail off to catch you fish and work your tail off if you into casting. Even before we arrived Lisa was great to work with. She is very prompt and helpful. She recommended a big boat for snorkeling for... More 

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments, it's nice to read. Our number one goal is to be sure our customers are getting what they paid for and leave satisfied and better yet, with fish! The crew enjoyed their time out with you and your family which makes their job so much easier. We look forward to seeing you again out on... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the half day fishing trip which was a great choice. Captain Mauricio and his Mate David are super friendly. They are very professional and familiar with the costal area. They know exactly where fish can be found. Besides the two mahi mahi (definitively the highlight) we caught several tunas. During our trip we also spotted dolphines, turtles and... More 

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review, I'll be sure to share it with the crew. These guys love fishing all day and enjoy meeting the clients that come aboard. They have the best job ever! Thank you for using our services. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mauricio and David were awesome fishing guides for our honeymoon in Costa Rica. They literally had us catching fish all day while other boats were obviously not having as good of success. So glad I found these guys on trip advisor and booked our fishing trip with them and highly recommend it to anyone else visiting the area.

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

We want to thank TripAdvisor too because if it were'nt for them, we'd never would have had you on the boat! We appreciate your review and are glad you had an amazing day out with us. It is always great to be out on the boat when the fish cooperate! Thank you again for your review. Happy Holidays! More 

Quincy, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The main activity for our trip to Costa Rica was fishing. Typically we go to Baja, but this year we decided to go to Costa Rica. After reading reviews for all the fishing operations in the area, we were left somewhat perplexed at who to choose. We almost decided to not book any fishing and just make arrangements once we... More 

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

All I can say is WOW and Thank you. You have no idea how nice is is to read this review and that you understand how hard the crew works while out on the boat with you. Each of us at North Pacific Tours has our own role working with our clients and it seems after 10 years, we've got... More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We found this company very easy to work with. I emailed back and forth with Lisa F., who was very quick to answer all my questions. I looked around and their prices were right in the middle. We did a private half day and it was great. The boat arrived on time and was very clean. We loved the fresh... More 

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Everyone here at North Pacific Tours is thrilled you enjoyed your day out fishing with us and had a great day out with us. It truly is beautiful to be out on the Pacific waters, it is amazing. Thank you again for your review. Pura Vida! More 

Richland, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We had an incredible day with Mauricio and Johnnie! We enjoyed helping to catch Bonita bait on our way to the fishing spot, then caught 3 dorado (mahi mahi), a barracuda, a rooster, and a jack cravel. The crew was a lot of fun, and continually put us on the fish! Only a 5 hour trip, and we caught more... More 

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Win Win Win! Sounds like a great morning Catching on the Papagayo Gulf with Mauricio and Johnnie. We hope you'll be returning to fish with us again. More 

Dunlap, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

First, the booking process was easy and Lisa was great in communicating and confirming everything. The boat was clean and fully stocked as I had hoped for. Picked us up right on the beach, on time, behind the hotel as promised. The fishing was slow, but Mauricio and Jonathon worked their tail off, stayed out past the booked time, moved... More 

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your fishing experience and for taking the time to appreciate how hard the crew work throughout your trip. Mauricio and Johnathan are a good team out on the water and are equal fishing fanatics. I will be sure to let them know you'll be back to fish with them. Pura Vida! More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I couldn't have had more fun the Captain Mauricio & mate Jonathan put us on the fish quick. Caught several species of fish. Seen large mana rays and the big catch 380lb Blue Marlin some people go there whole life and never get this chance. We enjoyed it very much and are already making plans to go again.

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

It is always great to read that our clients are making plans to come back to Costa Rica to fish. The Blue Marlin that you caught/released was amazing - a true catch of a life time! We look forward your return visit. More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We spent four days fishing with Captain Mauricio and Carlos. They always made us feel welcome and were always ready and willing to change things up. We caught multiple species every day including Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, Barracuda, Red Snapper, and a Blue Marlin on the final day! We also caught Bonita (for bait, still fun), Triggerfish, Spanish Mackerel, and a... More 

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for fishing with us while you were here. You know you're fishing with professional anglers when they can resolve a time sensitive issue that includes a 350lb Blue Marlin! We are pleased that you had a great fishing experience with us! More 

Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The highlight of our trip!!! Maricio and Johnathan were so incredibly knowledgeable and we had so much fun exploring the beautiful coast.

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Lisa F, Manager at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Glad you had a good time and thank you for your reivew. I'll be sure to share your review with the crew. More 

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