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Address: The Beach | PO Box 177, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2670 1564
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Description: 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. 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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Father and son had great time together.

Paul and I had a great time. Mauricio worked real hard changing lines baits techniques, etc. Paul caught his first Mahi Mahi and was absolutely thrilled. He also liked be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2013
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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Paul and I had a great time. Mauricio worked real hard changing lines baits techniques, etc. Paul caught his first Mahi Mahi and was absolutely thrilled. He also liked be surrounded by hundreds of dolphins and seeing a pod of pilot whales. Mauricio was great with my son in helping him boat all his fish. At the end of our... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

It sounds like you both had a memorable day out fishing and we're happy to read your review. A day out fishing is always better when you come upon a pod of dolphins or whales. The Pacific Ocean is magical. Thank you for your review . Lisa More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Two of us went out for a morning fishing trip. Captain Daniel and Mauricio were there on time to greet us on the beach as promised. Although the boat was on the small side for a larger group it was perfect for 2-4 people, especially as the water was relatively calm, and the cost was very competitive. Mauricio spoke great... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. It seems like a lot of marine life showed up on your fishing trip but not the fish! I am glad that you both did get some at some point of your tour and that you were pleased with Mauricio's work. He loves to fish as much as... More 

Cortland, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I booked with NPT for a day trip on March 7,2013. I was picked up on the beach at the Hilton right on time. Maurico immediately explained this was not going to be an easy day because of the wind but would work hard to put us on some fish. The morning started great with some great action on jacks... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Hi Steve, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. The Papagayo winds can be rough during our windy season. Seems as though they've slowed down now and the fishing action will once again change for our upcoming rainy season. I see your from Cortland, I was raised in Endwell, left for sunnier skies. If you ever... More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Fished with North Pacific Tours Feb 27, 2013 & was picked up promptly from beach of Hilton Papagayo. Great company highly recommended if all fisherman type, especially if serious fisherman like ourselves we were not disappointed! These guys do serious fishing! Here our fishing report: Just got back from fishing Costa Rica Pacific Ocean, did inshore Rooster fishing. Casted with... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Hey John, Thank you so much for your review. It is so nice to read such a wonderful report which I will share with the crew because they do work hard and they love to fish - its their passion. The lures you mention were given to us by the "three amigos," who fish with us yearly. Those guys are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

We were picked up on the beach on time, we then took a boat ride acrossed the way. We saw turtles, devil rays, dolphins and humpback whales. We did some casting and trolling. We were taken to a quiet cove where we ran into a big school of barracuda. We landed one barracuda and went fishing for some tuna for... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Hello Ed, We are honored that this was your best fishing trip of your life and very pleased you enjoyed your tour with us. It is clients like you that make our job so worth it - it also didn't hurt that the fishing was great that day! We hope to see you both again and I'll be sure to... More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

My husband, son, his fiance and I went snorkling with North Pacific Tours while vacationing in Costa Rica last week, it was wonderful! My son's finace and I had never done it before and I was a little nervous... Lisa was wonderful with us beginners. She made sure to teach us the basics in a little cove area and watched... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Hi Cubby, We are so glad you and your family enjoyed your snorkeling tour with us. You took to snorkeling like a professional and should plan your vacations around it! Thank you so much for your review of our snorkeling tour. We've done so many snorkel tours and I really enjoy guiding them. Be sure to come back and visit! More 

Lindenhurst, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Just returned from CR, had three charters with North Pacific Tours at the same time frame as 2012, and were extremely satisfied with the results, this year the big 80 lb.Rooster fish were there compared to last years 20 pounders. Schools of 50 pound Roosters chasing our lures got our attention and blood boiling. We caught Skipjacks, Red Snapper, Pacific... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Hi Skii, Thank you for your review and for sending us and uploading your videos on YouTube. You guys really had a great week of fishing while you were here or maybe its just because your good fisherman. I hope you and your friends plan on coming back next year to fish with us. Daniel, Mauricio and Jose really enjoy... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

I initially contacted North Pacific Tours to inquire about booking a charter for my girlfriend and I during our 1 week vacation in Costa Rica. Lisa responded promptly and although they were fully booked during the week of our stay, she was kind enough to find an alternate charter for us as well as make all the arrangements for me.... More 

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

L - Thank you so much for your review and we look forward to taking you both out fishing with us. Try coming during the rainy season that is when fishing is the best! Even though it rains, it is absolutely beautiful here, very green, and the ocean is alive. Best months May - August/beg. Sept. I will be sure... More 

Los Angeles
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Great place to go fishing. They are very responsible and offer good vibes and service. My wife and I had a great day with them! Highly recommended! Thank you to the staff who made our day a memory!

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Herbert! Thank you for your post as we try to do our best out on the water. I am glad that we were able to offer you the service you expected and look forward to your next vacation in Costa Rica. Pura Vida - Lisa More 

NJ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We used Lisa to take 10 of us from Peninsula Papagayo for a boat trip and tour of Playa del Coco. She was responsible, informative and couldn't have been more accommodating. She showed us the shops and restaurants to hit and avoid. Would definitely recommend them for anyone doing tours in the region. Pura Vida!

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NorthPacificTours, Owner at Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing - North Pacific Tours, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to take your family over to Coco via our water taxi from the Peninusla Papagayo. I really enjoyed the afternoon with your family and look forward to your next visit. May you and your family have a Healthy and Happy New Year! Lisa More 

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