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Dockside Charters

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Address: 270 SE Coast Guard Dr, Depoe Bay, OR 97341-1922
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+1 541-765-2545
05:30 - 18:00
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located on Depoe Bays waterfront right next to the boats just past the...

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.

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There She Blows!

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... read more

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Cathy W
McKinney, Texas
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McKinney, Texas
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129 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 them up the coast, seeing a few other whales along the way. The captain kept... More 

Thank Cathy W
Rhododendron, Oregon
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
Salem, Oregon
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117 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 had a blast.

Thank Doreen V
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 have to but they did and gave them a lifetime full of memories with their... More 

Thank Michelle O
Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Great people to go out with. We have been going for several years. We can't wait to this year. You do know what your missing out on.

Thank gueenling
Warrenton, Oregon
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116 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I've gone out with Dockside on whale watching tours six times and have never been disappointed. The price is very reasonable, guides/captain knowledgeable, and we've always seen whales! I'm an avid whale watcher and anytime I visit depoe bay I book with these folks.

Thank lovemycockerspaniels
Depoe Bay, Oregon
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Grew up fishing... an old guy now... and still hooked on fishing. The folks at Dockside are great, the captains put you in fish and most importantly... they treat their customers well!

Thank Lanchenzo
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10 reviews
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We had the best time because the skipper knew the water and the fishing holes. The boat limited, the boat was clean and well appointed. Will continue to use Dockside Charters for all fishing trips from the Centeral Oregon Coast.

Thank Jody S

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