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Tradewinds Charters

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Good size boats for whale watching

We chose this group because we weren't comfortable taking young children and older adults on some... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
McAllen, Texas
Whale watching trip in May - successful ! - staff friendly and pleasant throughout

Our 2 adult daughters did the short whale watching trip and enjoyed it even though rain started... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Logan H
North Vancouver, Canada
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Highway 101, Downtown, Depoe Bay, OR 97341
+1 541-765-2345
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on a salmon trip. I hesitated to use theses guys since my previous bottom fishing trip was disappointing also. But everyone else was booked. We had no two bites and one fish for 14 people for 5 hours. Captain went only 2 miles...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We saw two whales, the captain knew just where to go, the crew was attentive and helpful. Price was fair and the trip lots of fun for all.

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We chose this group because we weren't comfortable taking young children and older adults on some of the small boats that offer whale watching. Tradewinds has some good size boats that offered a comfortable trip for an extended family to watch the whales. We had...More

Thank SHTexas
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I wish I could give this place a 10 star review. They were very accommodating on where you board, my mom is not able to take the stairs so we were able to board from the dock. Very clean boat and Excellent staff on board,...More

Thank rodriguezlove13
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Decided to do the 1 hour whale watching tour. The captain and deck hand were friendly and knowledgeable. Within 5 minutes of leaving the harbor we were seeing whales. I would definitely recommend this charter

Thank berg208
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took our nephews on a 5 hour charter (the Kimberly Ann) for crabbing and bottom fishing Memorial Day weekend. The entire experience could not have been better. Our Captain, Richard, was funny, kind, and helpful. We lucked out with perfect weather...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Our 2 adult daughters did the short whale watching trip and enjoyed it even though rain started near the end of the trip. Dress appropriately and you should have no problems. Comments about the stairs - It's a long way

Thank Logan H
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We used Tradewinds for a charter to scatter the cremated remains of a family member. Form the first contact to our arrival, the staff was outstanding! We had to move the planned charter a day earlier because of a forecasted storm. The captain and mate...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on this two hour cruise searching for California Gray Whales. Our clever Captain and first mate found several and they were expert at trolling along to keep pace and also not to disturb the whales. Dress in layers, long pants,...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

The weather was perfect for whale watching and the crew very knowledgeable. Highly recommended the two hour trip.

Thank Linda T
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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