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Address: Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-960-5900
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Tropical Sun Sportfishing is one of Kona's premier sportfishing charter...

Tropical Sun Sportfishing is one of Kona's premier sportfishing charter operations. Her captain, Dennis Cintas, has been operating charter boats out of Kona since 1973 and his crew is the very best you'll find anywhere in the world! We love to fish and you'll see why! All equipment, tackle and ice provided. Light tackle, heavy tackle and flyfishing tours available and combination fishing and snorkeling upon request. Custom fishing adventures and tours for families and adventurous groups. Absolutely the best "Value" in Kona and certainly the friendliest crew. Families and children welcome and "Customer Satisfaction" is our number one priority!

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We think Ryan and tropical sun is best!!!

We have been out on the Tropical Sun several times with captain Dennis and Ryan. This was our first with Ryan as captain. We had a fantastic day. Caught a sword fish and had a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2016
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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We have been out on the Tropical Sun several times with captain Dennis and Ryan. This was our first with Ryan as captain. We had a fantastic day. Caught a sword fish and had a blue marlin get away. Ryan's knowledge of fishing, the area were true assets. They had snacks for us. And really made sure we enjoyed our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

We booked and enjoyed a half-day excursion with Capt Ryan and enjoyed the entire experience. They had a very clean boat, were a friendly and top-notch crew and made our entire fishing trip perfect. My husband and I would highly recommend this team for your deep-sea fishing adventure. Aloha!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

This was my first time on the big island and I had the best time of my whole trip. Captain Ryan Lutes was a real professional! Top of the line boat, crew, equipment. We caught some mahi mahi and they fillet them and sent us back to the resort with some great fish for the Bbq. We will be back... More 

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Thompson Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This was our eighth trip on the Tropical Sun. We have always had a wonderful time. Great crew(Ryan, Ryan and Carl) and great catches. Last week we caught a stripped marlin. This week we caught a short nosed spearfish. Book your trip now.

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1 Thank Carolyn M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Captains Ryan and Ryan provided a great all around day on the water. The boat is very comfortable and both boat and equipment are maintained in excellent condition. Take a beautiful Kona day, great conversation with a hard-working crew, and two large Ono and you have a perfect day of fishing. I will definitely book the Tropical Sun again on... More 

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Seward, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Fished with Capn Ryan and Carl last week. This is my 5th time fishin on the Tropical Sun. As usual the crew were true professionals. Capn Ryan worked hard to put us on fish. This was the first time we did not actually catch a big fish but we caught some small tuna for table fare. Great time, great boat,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Captain Ryan and Captain Mark gave us the best day ocean fishing we have ever had in Hawaii!! Caught 2 big Ono and a 100 lb sailfish! They were fun, professional, helpful, patient, enthusiastic and we would totally recommend them!!

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Westlake Village, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I usually visit Kona annually and I always plan to spend a day fishing on the Tropical Sun. Captain Dennis and Captain Ryan know how to put you on the fish. They both know the best spots to fish and have the best gear around. They are also great are working with kids on the boat. The boat is also... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

What can I say, the boat is the nicest boat in the harbor, and the crew is top notch. I was skeptical when I showed up to meet the crew and Dennis wasn't there because he was sick, but Ryan took great care of us. We came back with a 35-40lb Mahi-Mahi and a 75-85lb Big Eye tuna on a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Another great day out on the water with Capt Dennis and Ryan aboard Tropical Sun! This was our fourth trip with him since 2008 and today we caught a boatload of ahi and aku and had the time of our lives. The weather was perfect, really nothing like catching a tuna in the shadow of ancient volcanoes. If you are... More 

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