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Getaway Charters

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27844 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-4009
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Wonderful family experience!

Our young boys always wanted to go Deep Sea fishing and we decided this was this year! Brian and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lisa G
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Festus, Missouri
Awesome Day!

I have been using charter fishing boats in the Gulf of Mexico for 50 years. I find it less... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jpressgrove62
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Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
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Getaway Charters offers fun & fishing for your family, friends or clients. First-time anglers to the well experienced anglers are welcome. Come enjoy the beautiful Gulf of Mexico waters off the Alabama Gulf Coast. Half day and full day fishing charters are offered with your choice from a 36' Hatteras, a 46' Hatteras Sportfishing Yacht or a 43" Tiara Express. Comfortable seating with cool a/c. We fish year round.
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27844 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-4009
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Reviewed yesterday

Our young boys always wanted to go Deep Sea fishing and we decided this was this year! Brian and Thad were WONDERFUL! This was such an amazing family outing. We did the 5 hour Getaway trip. They were fantastic in educating our 4 children on...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been using charter fishing boats in the Gulf of Mexico for 50 years. I find it less expensive and more effective than owning a boat. Getaway Charters is now the only service I hire. Getaway has a unique way of fishing. They let...More

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CaptainDonM, Owner at Getaway Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so very fortunate to have a great team at Getaway Charters. The 12 hour charter you chose provides an opportunity for a large variety of fish and a chance for the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boys, 21 and 19, and I love to go deep sea fishing. We have been several times before in other places. This was our first time to Orange Beach. Captain Bryan and Thad were our crew for a 6 hour trip on the Getaway....More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My family took a 6 hour trip on the Getaway. This was my high school graduation present. Our crew was Thad and Brian, they really put us on fish. My grandpa has fished with many different crews and he said Thad and Brian was the...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Our family took a 4 hour trip on the Getaway. The weather was cold and the ocean was a bit rough (like a bonus amusement park ride!), but we had a good time. The cabin of the boat was nice and warm and our 14...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We chatted the Last Hook with Cpt. Don and deckhand Jacob. The experience was great from beginning to end. The boat had plenty of room and, like some others have mentioned, the crew was fantastic from the moment we stepped on until catch was clean...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We chartered “Another Getaway” for six hours. Josh and Harrison were an outstanding crew. The weather forecast was sketchy, and Josh was very honest that we might have to adjust our plans depending on the weather. It turns out the weather was good and we...More

Thank adcap19
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on Getaway with Captain Brian and Thad. We had a 5, 6, and 7 year old and they did a great job entertaining kids and adults. I suggest a 5 hour trip so that you can do bottom fishing and...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We had great experience from start to finish. Josh and Harrison both friendly and knowledgeable. Both had patience with us the whole trip. You can tell they love what they are doing, both put a lot of pride into their job. Boat extremely clean. We...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Great experience! Took a 6 hour charter for our family of 5. Brian and Thad were first rate. Our kids, ages 18,16 and 12 had a great time and all three got to catch multiple fish. Highlight was our 18 year old catching a shark....More

Thank Cindy V
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crackhammer11
20 April 2018|
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Response from CaptainDonM | Property representative |
We usually do private charters only but we put groups together when we have enough interest from individuals. You may provide the date or dates you could go fishing and I can contact you if I have availability. You could... More
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Michael B
12 July 2017|
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Response from CaptainDonM | Property representative |
Fishing in August is usually very good. You may troll for kings and Spanish mackerel or bottom fish for snapper. We only do private charters. See more info at our website.
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Michael B
12 July 2017|
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Response from CaptainDonM | Property representative |
Great questions you have asked. Fishing in August is good. On a 4 hr trip we troll for bonita, kings and Spanish mackerel. Wecan keep the kings and Spanish mackerel. On a 5 hr trip we can troll for the fish just mentioned... More
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