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About Dockside Charters
Oregon coast Premier Charter fishing and Whale Watching. Rockfish, Ling Cod, Salmon, Halibut, Tuna. 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 light and follow bay street to the waterfront.
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Hours Today: 5:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Depoe Bay, OR
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All reviews crab fish captain david whale watching ling cod deck hand rock cod these guys hot pursuit great captain hour boat ride professional staff nice boat highlight of our trip oregon coast see whales within minutes
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Reviewed 25 December 2018

We had a lovely time, adults and children alike. The tour was short--good for us because some of the kids were getting restless--but full of whale sightings. The tour operators obviously know a channel where the whales like to go to feed while they are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BlushingPilgrim
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Captain of the boat spent more time telling us to reel up we're going to move than we got to actually fish. Only 5 sea bass between the wife and I and nobody else did any better. We went in September 2017. Cold and windy....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Went on a rock fish and link cod trip with my wife who doesn't like to fish. Wanted to Salmon fish but it wasn't available. Crew and captain were knowledgeable and helpful. Most everyone caught their limit and the crew tried to make sure of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank houseman13
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Went out today with James Pederson on the Triumph. We had a group of 5, and the weather was great. Captain James runs a great boat, works tirelessly to make sure we all had a great time. His knowledge, and commitment to making sure we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rodneyrobbins
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great time. Captain and deck hand were both fantastic. Caught crab and limited on rock fish. Couldn’t have been a better day.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KenDaugherty
Reviewed 6 October 2018

On September 30th my husband and I was honored to be hosted by Captain Dave and deck hand/bait boy Nick on the boat Hot Pursuit. Each of them greeted all 13 guests by asking our names and shaking our hands welcoming us. During the 5...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Terri A
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We took the whale-watching tour yesterday & it was the best forty bucks we’ve ever spent! Saw some magnificent whales & took some incredible photos! The Captain & Crew were friendly & knowledgable. The boat (Tacklebuster) was clean & we were able to move around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Getaway526408
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend this place we got to see a lot of whales and we able to get some great pictures of the whales the staff was very friendly and helpful

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GarylBrittenJr
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had a great time on the one hour whale watching tour. The whales are close to shore so we started seeing whales just outside the harbor. We saw so many whales, some very close to the boat (close enough to smell their breath). It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rntraveler2018
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I know you may be hesitant on the price. I was skeptical if there would be enough time to see any wildlife while on this short one hour boat ride. Depoe Bay is the whale watching capitol for a reason! These captains know where the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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28 March 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.
Tracie B
25 February 2018|
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 !
14 June 2016|
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