We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
About Bluefin Charters
10 Metre fast catamaran offering 90 minute mackerel 2, 4 and 8 hour deep sea fishing trips , also 5 hr sea safari to lundy island to see seals , dolphins, puffins, gannets and many more rare sea birds
Travelers talk about

Bluefin Charters
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
Reviews (9)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews mackerel dog fish dogfish eels tope skipper sea
Selected filters
Updating list...
Reviewed 4 days ago

We choice this locally family run business over the other fancy shmanshy (with skimpy clad lookers handing out leaflets) cruises. the lovely lady who runs the kiosk is very friendly and full of local knowledge. she called us the morning of the trip to advise...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Helen T
Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

Went out on a reef trip in the morning and the whole boat caught nothing but fresh air which was quite disappointing. This was followed by a 4 hour deep sea. We were fishing over slate so catching mainly dogfish and conger eels. Next time...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Furbs2014
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

I booked a 2 hour reef fishing trip for our party of two adults and two kids which on the website shows photos of larger fish being caught and more popular with families. This option was slightly more expensive at £18 per person than the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank cr300030
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful experience. John the skipper was really helpful and knew his stuff. Everyone on the trip had a fantastic time. We caught tope, conger eel, bull huss and dog fish. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MizzTurner
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

So we booked a 4 hour fishing trip for today at 9am. The lady from the kiosk text me at gone 11pm night to say that they had changed time to 11am I replied straight away saying that’s fine no problem. Arrived well early after...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank drd812
Resort18303114344, Owner at Bluefin Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

hi first time i have looked on tripadvisor and was shocked to read your review, i have been operating over many years and have never let anybody down. My boat had broken down that day and i asked the booking agent at the time to...More

Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Booked a reef fishing trip over the phone with John the skipper last night, turned up early this morning and no boat no skipper and no courtesy call to say it had been cancelled. If it wasn't for the very friendly lady at the kiosk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank inkbybert
Resort18303114344, Owner at Bluefin Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

At the time there were three boats working together in our fishing group and i wasn’t working the day of your trip,i passed the booking on to our agent at the time. I don’t know which boat was supposed to take you but the agent...More

Reviewed April 24, 2017

My daughter (9) and I booked the 2 hour reef fishing trip. Unfortunately all that we caught on that day was plenty of Dogfish, which were released back to the sea. The skipper was friendly and helpful. Good equipment and bait is provided on board....More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank mailareview
Reviewed September 16, 2015

Both myself and the other half love fishing and I've never done it before but he had. We booked for the Monday but sadly skipper said it was too rough which was good because the drive down was getting worse on the way into Ilfracombe...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank DamienaB
Reviewed September 6, 2014

Our 12 year old twins could not believe that for £48 they could go out for 1.5 hours to catch mackerel on a fast sea boat - the Bluefin, organised by Karl at Kiosk One at Ilfracombe harbour. Additionally that they could take home any...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank TheTurlando4
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bluefin Charters staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines