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Enjoy fishing trip in Puerto Vallarta, México aboard the 38ft Bertram fishing boat for as low as $188 per hour (minimum 4-hour trip). Include private crewed charter, fishing tackle, live bait, ice & cooler, courtesy drinks and sandwiches and Fresh Snacks, fishing License and Port Fees and liability insurance. Not includes, transportation to the Marina Food nor other alcoholic beverages (Available to Order to our catering service), and Gratuities. Rates for 6 passengers • 4 hours: $ 630 USD • 6 hours: $ 890 USD • 8 hours: $ 1160 USD • Extra hour: $135 USD • Extra per person: $20 USD ( Up to 4 More) What You Can Expect: Puerto Vallarta is located on Mexico’s Gold Coast, right in the center of the Bay of Banderas, one of the largest and most beautiful in the world, where the Pacific Ocean washes the border between Jalisco and Nayarit. We will be fishing within the Banderas Bay and the Pacific, the target species are Snapper, Groupers, Jacks, Skipjacks, Roosterfish, Amberjacks, Big Game trophies such as Mahi-Mahi, Tuna, and billfish. What To Expect Onboard: A pleasure vessel with cabin & flybridge, two staterooms and a head, dinette reception; offers 2 bunks & Head Master stateroom. Over bow a wide cushioned area for relaxation or fishing. The hard top flybridge offers seats & Full Electronics: Radar, GPS, Depth Sounder, VHF radio, and Stereo w/ Ipod plug. The fishing deck offers fighting chairs, ice coolers, shade, outriggers, live well, tuna tubes and swim platform. They use Penn Intl, Avet & Shimano Tiagra reels matched with Melton rods for the battle.
The Charter this boat for five hours excursion so my wife could go snorkeling and will do some whale watching. we did all that plus more the crew was wonderful and the boat was great can’t wait to come back again.
A 50 miles extension of mountains, rivers, coastline and pristine beaches Banderas Bay is a Paradise to Enjoy. We offer the range of boating services for unparalleled leisure and extended getaways catered to fit anyone’s desires and every predilection. For those wanting to explore and discover the Paradise, whether you are looking for a relaxing day on the water, a Sportfishing or scuba diving excursion, a Sailing trip, an exclusive Yacht for a special event to celebrate or a romantic cruise, our crew and staff will make an unforgettable and exciting Trip.
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
Full refund up to 15 days prior.
Terms and Conditions I. CRUISING SPEED. The Boat will operate at the stated Cruising Speed, be the trip a fishing or recreational one, see the brochure description which corresponds to the boat. When the client demands to speed up, the boat can perform and it is permitted; it will apply a charge for the additional fuel consumption cost, generated by the hour or fraction of hour of time the boat cruised at this higher speed. II. PAYMENT: The Boat Trip Reservation will not be Valid if the Booking Confirmation deposit is not Paid in full. Likewise the balance due for the trip must be fully paid before departure, otherwise the trip will be cancelled and no refund will be issued. III. CANCELLATIONS & AVAILABILITY HOLD: CASE 1: Paid and Confirmed Booking within 10 days to the charter date. There will NOT be a Penalty if cancellation is issued with a 72 hrs notice. Cancellation with less than 72 hrs notice will apply up to 50% of the Total Charter Cost and cancellation with a less than 24 hrs notice or “No Show” will imply a no refund. CASE 2: Paid and Confirmed Booking between 10 to 30 Days to the charter date. There will NOT be a Penalty if cancellation notice is up to 10 days prior to the charter date, Otherwise the Booking Confirmation Deposit will not be refunded. CASE 3: Paid and Confirmed Booking between 30 Days to 6 Months Before to the charter date. There will NOT be a Penalty if cancellation notice is up to 30 days prior to the charter date, otherwise a Penalty of 20% off the Total Charter Cost will be charged due to the Boat’s Availability Hold. Holiday & Selected Dates: There will be no refunds for cancellations during long weekends, special holidays, Easter week, and, from December 22nd through January 7th. If the reason which generated the Cancellation is Extraordinary or Extreme, a reason why BIP Yacht Charters may require evidence and/or written support, this will be resolved by all parties involved (Client / Agent / BIP) in mutual agreement in the knowledge that there could be no refundable amounts due to expenses incurred and made in delivering the service. When the reason for Cancellation is Justified, it will First proceed to reschedule the charter within the coming days available, Secondly a Charter Certificate can be issued good for one year, which will allow the client to no overpay if the price changes and still plan better a future date that adjust more conveniently. Cancellations due to Covid reasons, will be analyzed individually as they come in, considering the CASES mentioned before and the actual Health Protocols and restrictions in this matter. IV. LATE DEPARTURES: Boat charter time counts upon scheduled departure, whether the passengers are yet onboard or not. If there is a late departure due to delay of one or several passengers, the trip will be completed according to the remaining time of the charter. V. WEATHER: The boat goes out no matter the weather, rain or shine, UNLESS the Port or Sea Navigation is closed or restricted; if navigation is allowed within the bay, the route plan and destinations will be shortened or adjusted to match a charter, and a refund will be issued for the difference paid if applicable. Rain does not constitute grounds for cancellation or rescheduling in most scenarios. If Port is Closed or Sea Navigation is restricted due to an extreme weather condition such as: hurricane, lightning storm or tornado when it is a dangerous to be in the water, BIP Yachts charters reserves the right to reschedule the charter with no additional charge or penalty. VI. REFUNDS & RESCHEDULES: The Captain has the final decision in determining if a charter must be rescheduled or canceled due to the conditions mentioned before and a full or partial refund may apply according to the each circumstance. VII. There will be no refunds due to Sea sickness at any time of the trip; once the vessel has returned to Port, any further departure the same day is considered an independent charter and service. VIII. LIABILITY ABOARD: Clients accept liability for damages or loss of equipment due to negligence and, if applicable, an open credit card voucher or secure deposit will be required when signing a service contract. BIP Yacht Charters is responsible for the security and safe transportation of its passengers and offers a Full Coverage Passengers Liability Insurance for every operated charter. Passengers must strictly follow the Captains orders and crew instructions to participate in a safe trip. IX. CHILDREN LIABILITY: Children aboard are supervised by crew members most of the time, nevertheless they travel under the responsibility and strong supervision of their Parents on board, in the sea and on land; therefore BIP Yacht charters accepts no liability on this matter. Additional hours should be requested to the Captain during the trip and before the vessel is returning, or about to get back to Port. In order to provide a great service for each charter, we highly recommend you to inform us prior departure if an extension of the time frame is needed. The hour cost may vary according to each vessel and the time extension purpose. X. EXTRA HOURS. Additional hours can be requested to your Ship’s Captin or Crew during the Trip and the Vessel is returning back to the Harbor. In order to provide the best Service and Trip itinerary on every Cahrter, We highly recommend you to Inform us through your Concierge or Travel Agent Prior Your Trip Date / Boarding. The Cost for the Additional Hours may vary according to each Vessel, whether Fishing, Sailing boat or Yacht and the state of the Trip in the Itinerary (Anchored or Cruising). We suggest to ask this ahead of time to be informed. XI. ALCOHOL & BEHAVIOR: The Ship’s Captain has the authority to cancel the trip if any passenger’s behavior is jeopardizing the integrity of the vessel or its occupants by means of improper or incoherent actions contrary to the service the ship is been chartered for, there will be no refund and, if applicable, the Captain may have the obligation to notify the Harbor Master if, during the trip, an illegal activity is been undergone by any passenger. XII. DRUGS & WEAPONS: It is the policy of BIP Yacht charters to prohibit the possession and/or use of drugs and weapons onboard of any of our vessels. Any possession or use of drugs and/or weapons by our passengers during the trip will result in the immediate return at the client’s expense and authorities will be notified. XIII. SHIP CABINS. Bathrooms and ship cabins are NON SMOKING PLACES. During the trip, their use is prohibited for illegal activities such as: Use of drugs and/or weapons, sex with minors, improper manners not specified within this agreement which, in general, may totally or partially damage the reputation of BIP Yacht Charters, or, the current boat state: furniture, decorative items, upholstery, electronic devices, carpets, mirrors or props aboard. The cost of missing items and/or repairing damaged ones will be at client’s expense. XIV. PETS. Pets are not allowed aboard most of our vessels; please ask your concierge or travel agent prior making a booking. XV. PRICES. Some vessels' rate may vary according to specific high season dates or a trip schedule, such as: Christmas Eve (Dec.24th), Christmas Day (Dec. 25th), New Year's Eve, January 1st, or, a special night event in the Sea when it is scheduled after 9pm.