Colombia's Pacific Ocean multi-species fishing trip - Colombia

Trip Summary

Destination Punta Ardita Pacific Ocean
Country Colombia
Season All Year Round
Trip Type Ocean Beach Lodge - The Junge Meets The Sea ........
Species DECEMBER TO APRIL - Best time to target big inshore on topwater lures and jigging: Rooster Fish, Snook, Jacks, Bigeye Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Cubera Snapper, Almaco Jack, Black Marli, Yellowfin Tuna and more. APRIL TO JUNE - World renown Anchovy migration brings feeding frenzies of Tuna, Sailsh, Sharks and Snapper, Jack Crevalle, Almaco Jacks, Wahoo, Tarpon, Mullet Snapper Yellowfin Tuna, Vubera Snapper, Rooster Fish and more. JULY TO NOVEMBER - Offshore Season in full swing: Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Almaco Jack, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefin Trevally, Wahoo, Cubera Snapper, Rooster Fish, Jacks, Yellowfin Tuna, Tarpon, Black and White Snook, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish and more
Description OFFSHORE FISHING - The Best Bluewater Fishing On The Planet
Cost From as little as $2780pp - *see costs for numbers of days fishing and anglers per boat in 'Trip Notes' - below
Duration As many or as little days as you would like

Where The Jungle Meets The Sea .........

Trip Introduction



Escape to the edge of paradise at Punta Ardita, nestled in the most secluded corner of the continental tropical eastern Pacific Coast. Imagine hundreds of kilometers of untouched wilderness with no roads in sight – a dream come true for hard-core anglers and nature enthusiasts alike!

But Punta Ardita offers more than just world-class fishing. From July to November, witness a breathtaking spectacle as hundreds of Humpback Whales migrate to the warm, deep waters of nearby Bahía Solano to mate and give birth.

Beyond the wonders of the deep, a wealth of activities awaits. Explore vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine life through scuba diving or snorkeling. Lace up your hiking boots and embark on trails through lush rainforests. Kayak through tranquil waters and immerse yourself in the beauty of the coastline.

Punta Ardita isn't just about ticking off experiences – it's about connecting with nature and local culture. Spend time with indigenous communities, learn about their traditions, and gain a deeper appreciation for this unique paradise. These experiences will create lasting memories for the whole family, complementing the thrill of reeling in a trophy fish.

The Fishing

Spring ignites the fishing scene with the arrival of hungry Sailfish in April. These acrobatic predators swarm close to shore, sometimes just a mile out! With their abundance, it’s common to see anglers reeling in not just one, but two or even three Sailfish at once (double or triple hookups).

As summer unfolds, the action intensifies. Marlin season heats up from June to November, coinciding with near-perfect conditions – glassy-calm seas. This prime window presents the ultimate challenge for ambitious anglers: a grand slam – catching all three of the prized billfish – Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, and Striped Marlin.

But wait, there’s more! This peak fishing period also overlaps with the on-land rainy season creating a unique feeding frenzy. River runoff forms vast lines of debris that drift offshore, creating a rich buffet at the meeting point of the Humboldt and Panama Currents. Here, amidst this floating bounty, gather the underwater giants: magnificent Marlin, schools of hard-fighting Tuna, and of course, the legendary monster Mahi Mahi.

The party doesn’t end there. Early August brings an influx of Wahoo, renowned for their electrifying bursts of speed. And throughout the year, the wild Pacific teems with Yellowfin Tuna in all sizes, from football-shaped fighters to colossal 200-pound behemoths!

The Accommodation


The Lodge boasts 8 double rooms with air conditioning and private bathrooms, a restaurant area, a private pool, bar, daily laundry and massage service, exclusive sea views and incredible local gastronomy.

Travel Plan

Day 1: TOUR STARTS: arrive Medellin and fly to Jurado, Bahia Solar and overnight in hotel




Day 2: fly to Baia Solano then onwards by boat to the lodge at Punta Ardita, fish half day (10 am to 5 pm on the water)

Day 3 onwards: choose how many days fishing you would like – see costs.

Penultimate Day: transport from lodge to Baia Solano’s Jurado airport 15 minutes by boat. Overnight at Hotel.

Last Day: fly back to Medellin and onwards journey home – TOUR ENDS

What Does it Cost?

DURATION As many or as little days as you would like
COST From as little as $2780pp - *see costs for numbers of days fishing and anglers per boat in 'Trip Notes' - below
OCCUPANCY Cost based on Double Occupancy (solo anglers can be added into a group)
INCLUDED Return flights Medellin/Jurado, 2 nights at Hotel Diez, (one night before the trip & one at the end), Local Transfers, As many nights at the Lodge and as many days fishing required (see in Trip Notes), Full meals starting with lunch in Bahía Solano, snacks, beer and soft drinks, Professional and bilingual guide, Basic travel insurance, rods and reels (no lures or fishing tackle included), *Guests can buy all tackle and lures at the lodge or we can supply a custom pack of lures and tackle for $300 to be waiting for you at the lodge.
NOT INCLUDED Any international and national flights other than stated above, Meals and drinks when not at lodge or on boat, Cocktails, liquor or wines (can be bought at the lodge separately), Lures, terminal tackle (leader, swivels, splitrings), and any other fishing tackle etc. (rods and reels available on loan), Tips.


2 and a half days fishing:
5 anglers $2780
4 anglers $2950
3 anglers $3500
2 anglers $4060
1 anglers $5400

3 and a half days fishing:
5 anglers $3350
4 anglers $3500
3 anglers $3960
2 anglers $4840
1 anglers $6500

4 and a half days fishing:
5 anglers $3780
4 anglers $3960
3 anglers $4390
2 anglers $5500
1 anglers $7725

5 and a half days fishing:
5 anglers $4280
4 anglers $4450
3 anglers $4950
2 anglers $6280
1 anglers $8950

6 and a half days fishing:
5 anglers $4360
4 anglers $4840
3 anglers $5505
2 anglers $7065
1 anglers $10068

7 and a half days fishing:
5 anglers $5120
4 anglers $$6100
2 anglers $7725
1 angler $11,293

8 and a half days fishing:
5 anglers $5670
4 anglers $5840
3 anglers $6730
2 anglers $8510
1 angler $12,514

9 and a half days fishing:
5 anglers $6230
4 anglers $6390
3 anglers $7180
2 anglers $9295
1 angler $13,627

10 and a half days fishing:
5 anglers $6675
4 anglers $6844
3 anglers $7730
2 anglers $9960
1 angler $14,852


We have a great new option for solo anglers where you get a lot more for your money!
PERSONALIZED FISHING! Our new program designed for solo anglers: 4.5 days fishing for three set dates during the year, sharing the boat.

Cost $4250

Profesional salt water fly fishing instructions and a jigging seminar, all the fishing lures you will need! (provided by Yozuri, BKK, Magbay lures and Savage gear), $100 lure package provided by Yozuri lures and BKK hooks, domestic flights, two hotel nights in Medellin at the Diez Hotel, unlimited beer and soft drinks in the boat at at the lodge. *Cocktails, liquor and wine are extra at the lodge


  • Terms and conditions of payments: 50% as deposit on reservation, 50% due 90 days before arrival in Bogota.      
  • Prices are stated as a guide and may be subject to currency and seasonal variations. Please enquire for exact prices for the dates you are interested in.
  • Local flights are operated by smaller airplanes, so checked-in luggage is limited to 10kg
    (22 pounds) per person, with a carry-on allowance of 5kg (11lbs). You can bring additional luggage, but it’s essential that it doesn’t exceed 10kgs (22lbs and must be paid in cash using the local currency (COP) directly to the airline at the airport. Please note that these flights do not permit rod tubes longer than 2.2 meters (7.22 feet). Currency: Colombian Peso (COP). Please make sure you bring enough to settle extra expenses in town and tips. Tips can be done in US dollars but Pesos are more convenient for the staff.
  • INSURANCE: While basic travel insurance is included, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that clients purchase Global Rescue insurance.
    MEDICAL EVACUATIONS: It is important that clients have adequate travel and medical insurance that includes Medical Evacuation from point of Injury. Global Rescue offers the most comprehensive and inclusive insurance.
  • A full tackle guide and gear list will be provided once a deposit payment has been received for reservation of trip.
  • Tips – min. $300 for say a 4.5 day trip to be divided between staff and guides (discretionary).
  • Through our travel agent partners we are able to secure excellent rates for all your international and domestic flights and travel insurance that are not included in our packages. Please ask for details.
  • Please check that you have had a Yellow Fever Vaccination and bring your Vaccination Certificate with you in case you are required to show it (Yellow Fever Vaccinations are now valid for life). Also inquire with your doctor for any other medications or vaccines needed.


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