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Tradewinds Charters

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Highway 101, Downtown, Depoe Bay, OR 97341
+1 541-765-2345
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Awesome day of whale watching despite big rolling waves

November can be kinda late for seeing whales in Oregon; most go farther south for the winter. But... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jeff E
Haw River, United States
Whale Watching

We did the 1 hour boat tour for whale watching and it was pretty amazing. We had a beautiful fall... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Austin, Texas
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Highway 101, Downtown, Depoe Bay, OR 97341
+1 541-765-2345
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Reviewed yesterday

November can be kinda late for seeing whales in Oregon; most go farther south for the winter. But there are usually a few that stick around the central Oregon coast for the winter. The folks at Tradewinds were great to work with, including the lady...More

Thank Jeff E
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We did the 1 hour boat tour for whale watching and it was pretty amazing. We had a beautiful fall day, perfect for going out. We saw a lot of whales and the captain was excellent at telling us about the area, the whales, where...More

Thank Holls151
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The captain was friendly and knowledgeable. We saw quite a few different whales and it only cost us $20 per person for an hour. I get sea sick so it was a great experience, even with it so windy. I'll definitely be going there again.

Thank IdMountain_Girl
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The day after experiencing the awesome total solar eclipse from the backyard of our rental home in Depoe Bay, we went out in the bay with Tradewinds Charters to scatter the ashes of our mother. The folks at Tradewinds did a great job - very...More

Thank nancykinz
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We went out this morning with 10 passengers and Captain and 2 crew members and it was wonderful. First of all the crew introduced themselves and got our names and a little information about everyone. Very nice touch. Then we headed out for bottom fishing...More

Thank rowan57
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I went on a fishing trip with Tradewinds Charters a couple of weeks ago and had an amazing time! Captain Richard of the Kimberly Ann was very nice and did a great job of assisting everyone onboard with their fish. We caught our limit of...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Tradewinds took us on an enjoyable hour-long trip around Depoe Bay looking to sight resident whales, at this time of year. Captain was personable and the boat was not over crowded. It was big enough to feel safe but small enough to get close to...More

Thank Shelley B
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Brilliant ! Cannot be faulted. Everything information wise was available and the whole trip was well organised and safe. We saw many whales and quite close up too so it was everything we expected and more !

Thank Maria W
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We went out for a hour long whale watching trip. We can across 3-5 different whales. We followed them down the coast as they feed. Captain was great at giving information about what we were looking at, what the conditions were under the water that...More

Thank centervilleGreg
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Spent an enjoyable afternoon watching whales in the Depoe Bay Area with tradewind charters. I chose this company since they use a larger boat with little chance of splash so that I could bring my DSLR on board. The trip was good. We could see...More

Thank Devesh D
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10 June 2017|
Response from Widlfire | Reviewed this property |
I just checked on tradewinds depoe bay and found a scrolling list of what they were catching. Their phone number is 541-445-8730 for more details. Hope you have a fun time and don't get seasick!
20 March 2017|
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Response from gonzotravelor | Property representative |
Thank you for the question. At this time Fish and Wildlife has not given dates for this fishery. In previous years this has been quite slow and possible may not have a season then. The best fishing may be Rock fishing... More