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Dockside Charters

270 SE Coast Guard Dr, Depoe Bay, OR 97341-1922
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The BEST!

We have been fishing with Dockside Charters for the past fifteen plus years. We have never had a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jkleavitt
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Washougal, WA
Best Fun For Your Money

We got our tickets from Jim at the Dockside Booth on main street, (Coast Highway). He's a super... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Scott A
,
Palm Coast, Florida
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located on Depoe Bays waterfront right next to the boats just past the coastguard station. public restrooms and plenty of public parking,turn east at Depoe Bay 's only stop lite and follow bay street to the waterfront.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab” (24 reviews)
“fish” (85 reviews)
“whale watching” (37 reviews)
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Hours Today: 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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270 SE Coast Guard Dr, Depoe Bay, OR 97341-1922
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been fishing with Dockside Charters for the past fifteen plus years. We have never had a bad experience and even in the worst of conditions - always had a great time. I have always felt very safe and very well taken care of....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got our tickets from Jim at the Dockside Booth on main street, (Coast Highway). He's a super guy, full of information, encouraged us to take our dog, friendly and genuine. Liked him so much I stopped to say hi and wave every time we...More

2  Thank Scott A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the one hour whale watching in May and had an amazing time! We saw probably 4 different whales and a few even jumped out of the water for us. The captain always made sure to point them out so everyone has a chance...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Got cramed into a small boat with twice as many people as there were fishing rods. Biggest waste of time and money ive spent in years. The boat was disgusting, unclean. Captin Chris was out there way longer then he said. The whole trip was...More

3  Thank Conor k
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I had a blast! I was afraid I wouldn't get to see any whales. I couldn't seem to see them from the beach when other people were saying they could see spouts. The captain was great and I finally got to see spouts,backs and even...More

Thank debn3
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

Went fishing with Dockside Charters (Tacklebuster) on Feb. 15th. The weather was OK but the ocean wasn't always cooperating. We were the only boat to go out of Depoe Bay that day. The bar crossing was interesting both ways but once we got out in...More

Thank Brian S
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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

What an incredible experience! We took three children and two adults and had the best time ever on dockside charters. The captain and deck hand were personable and so helpful. Despite tangled lines and lost hooks, they patiently and kindly took care of all of...More

1  Thank Lindsay M
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Went on a whale-watching trip on the Tacklebuster. The boat departed and returned on time. We saw multiple gray whales fairly close. The 1.5-hour trip was a good amount of time. The price was definitely worth the adventure!

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Reviewed December 10, 2017

Hubby gets seasick, but I promised him we wouldn't be in real deep water. Oops! We went out farther than I expected since the whales were farther out that day. About 1/2 or more of the passengers were bending over buckets before it was over...More

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

We have gone fishing with this Charter numerous times and never had a bad experience. The boats are clean and the staff is exceptional . They are always there to assist . Plus our fish limit has always been reached each and every time!

1  Thank Kathleen1924
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Bhdhjh
March 27, 2018|
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Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge, whale watching is a year round event at Depoe Bay. I am sure you could book a tour by calling Dockside Charters.
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Tracie B
February 24, 2018|
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Response from Kathleen1924 | Reviewed this property |
I would go to their web sites they post updates. We also call the week we are planning on going out. They are very helpful !
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Eve-dennis B
June 13, 2016|
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Response from Rachel L | Reviewed this property |
When my hubby and I went on our trip 2 weeks ago, I Googled "Dockside Charters, Depoe Bay, Oregon." And found the pricing and reservation number on the website. You can click around and find what you're looking for there... More
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