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Address: Highway 101, Downtown, Depoe Bay, OR 97341
Phone Number: 541.765.2345
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Hard working people, lacks organization

Took a bottom fishing plus crab trip with three people in our group, twenty total, on the Sunrise. Skipper and deckhand were great. Highly recommend that boat; try to book it. We... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Took a bottom fishing plus crab trip with three people in our group, twenty total, on the Sunrise. Skipper and deckhand were great. Highly recommend that boat; try to book it. We did at least as good as the other boats and better than some in terms of fish/person (close to limit on a rougher day). The down side was... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Was told that bottom fishing was doing great, we only came back with about 4 fish per person. We were told crabbing was great, we came back with about 7 crabs per person. Instructed to come back for the cooked and clean crab to find out that someone stole a tote of crab decreasing our share by 2 crabs per... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Our family of four enjoyed a 1-hour whale watching tour. We saw whales and had a great time on the boat. It was a bit windy and choppy but still fun. The captain and deck hand knew exactly where to take the boat for whales. And thankfully though none of us got sick (dramamine, baby) for the ones who did... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great people to work with. I made a reservation for the Ashes at Sea trip for my family and they made everything so easy for us. My mother-in-law is elderly and needed extra help getting to the boat and they have a port dock load instead of the long flight of stairs for people in need. The 3 people on... More 

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Deerfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nice size boat to either go fishing or whale watching. Captain did a great job locating the whales and getting us in position to view.

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Logan, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Last year we used a competitor, and we the trip was ok.... After reading reviews this year we switched to Tradewinds the boat felt less tippy maybe the sea was calmer but it was a much better ride. The crew were fabulous they were personable and frindly. Much better experience we will be back. Oh we saw whales....

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Lincoln City, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We really enjoyed Tradewinds charters whale watching recently. The staff was very friendly and informative. It was great to get out into the open water and see they Grey Whales. I believe the whale we saw surfaced about 6 or 7 times during our hour trip. It was really something! I know that it can be a hit and miss... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Owners and several captains currently in jail on theft, racketeering and wildlife violations. If it even opens back up, I'd stay away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Decided last minutes to go on a 1hr whale watching trip. Their prices were very affordable. Our two young kids had a blast, and so did we! We got to see 3 whales. The captain was great, he seemed to know the area very well and could spot the whales quickly. The other staff was very friendly too. We would... More 

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Moscow, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We decided to take a Whale Watching tour with this company. I watched the weather closely and had to call a couple times for information. They didn't seem to know a lot about the weather and didn't really care to lose my business, as a matter of fact they actually told me to cancel and reschedule if I wanted to.... More 

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Address: Highway 101, Downtown, Depoe Bay, OR 97341
Phone Number: 541.765.2345
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Depoe Bay

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