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Dockside Charters

270 SE Coast Guard Dr, Depoe Bay, OR 97341-1922
+1 541-765-2545
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Saw a couple whales

Nice clean boat with friendly captain. He used a radio to communicate with other boats and took us... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
harrisburg, PA
Fun whale watching trip!

Did the whale watching tour. It was a lot of fun! The staff was great. We saw some whales sort... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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270 SE Coast Guard Dr, Depoe Bay, OR 97341-1922
+1 541-765-2545
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice clean boat with friendly captain. He used a radio to communicate with other boats and took us to see whales. Afterwards he sailed us by a large buoy where sea lions were sunning. Fun to be out on the water. I called early in...More

Thank francetravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did the whale watching tour. It was a lot of fun! The staff was great. We saw some whales sort of far off. Wish we could have gotten closer for a better view, but you can't control nature! They pointed out some squid and took...More

Thank TheBoss99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went on the 12-hour halibut fishing trip on May 18 and had a great time--we each caught a halibut plus a bunch of throwback rockfish! The staff at Dockside Charters was wonderful. We went out on the Tacklebuster, with Captain J...More

Thank Jo Rita N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been fishing with the Tackle Buster for 18 years. Never disappointed. The Captain Ty is great. We will be back very soon.

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fun time we had on our whale watching ride! We couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day to head out of the harbor to look for whales. It didn't take long at all to see a mother and her calf. We followed...More

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

is what it's about! And w/Dockside Charters U can't go wrong! Great gear (or U can bring your own), Continuously putting us on the RIGHT fishing hole, Exceptionally knowledgeable, experienced Captains. Ya can't go wrong!!

Thank zzrydr
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We went out an a day that was a bit rougher sea than we have ever experienced. I stayed in the cabin and still saw several whales even a momma and baby. Couldn't take any pictures because the boat was bouncing too much, but I...More

Thank Doreen V
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

These fine people accomodated my family, including my furbaby Maliki on a charter boat ride 2 years ago. Then this evening my grandchildren wanted to do some crabbing and they let them throw their crab net on the dock for a couple hours. They didn't...More

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

They were kind and courteous. The captain was great and kept a eye out for whales.. we saw alot of spouts and a few humps and a large tail. Best hour our trip thus far..

Thank Ervin W
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Each year our Tribal Elders program schedules a bottom fishing trip. We are always treated with respect and good humor. A good time is had by all. The Whales were out and we were within 1/4 Mile.

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Eve-dennis B
info on prices for charters june 22 or 23rd 208 461 5217 thanks dennis and eve born
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
Mary S
Planning trip in June, do u recommend any particular hotel near u
24 May 2016|
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Response from syrahgirl | Reviewed this property |
We stay at the Whale Cove Inn! ⛱
We are from Colorado and are planning on a charter with you guys in August. We were wondering if we can have our fish packed and shipped back to Colorado for us or what do you recommend?
9 April 2015|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
Yes they clean vacuum seal and freeze fish. For a fee but so worth it!