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Address: 2900 Harbour Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 7X2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-735-6503
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Interactive scenic cruise experiences for the whole family along the...

Interactive scenic cruise experiences for the whole family along the Alberni Inlet to Barkley Sound. Fishing, crabbing, prawning and whale watching are all activities that one will experience. Whatever your pleasure, we will make it happen.

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Incredible 3 day 2 night fishing trip.

Orst. I want to thank you again for an incredible 2 days of fishing on the Oracle. Your boat was clean and organized. Sleeping quarters were comfy and the fishing was spectacular... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
jaybmay
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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well, it's a very comfortable boat with lots of amenities, (cooking, coffee, toast etc.). Felt very safe during the one day trip and the scenery is just outstanding however the objective of the day was to catch Salmon. No Salmon, no catch, no happy!

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Thank Col0320
Orest I, Owner at Alberni Charters, responded to this review

"If we understood fishing 100% there would be no fish left very quickly" True conditions are not optimal, a gale the previous day and the gill netters were still out, I asked to meet further up the sound but you passed thanks for the challenge More 

Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Orst. I want to thank you again for an incredible 2 days of fishing on the Oracle. Your boat was clean and organized. Sleeping quarters were comfy and the fishing was spectacular. Orst gave us a quick safety debrief & in less than an hour, we were catching shrimp and crab for dinner. The fishing was incredible. When the salmon... More 

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Orest I, Owner at Alberni Charters, responded to this review

Its an incredible thing to share the outdoors with other enthusiasts and lovers of the marine experience. My pleasure and thank you very much. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Havre, Montana
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

12 of us went out on the boat as part of a stag party. Orest and I spend some time cooking up some deep fried fish while the others were hanging out on shore and I can honestly say that he is a super nice guy. Everyone in our party thought that the experience was fantastic. We even caught some... More 

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Orest I, Owner at Alberni Charters, responded to this review

Hi Dan, Thanks for taking the time. Your group was memorable and your chef skills made the trip special. Wish more fellows like you came more often. Team players always welcome. Your salmon and halibut was awesome and the oysters on the fire wow. More 

Glendale, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Being boaters ourselves and having chartered numerous times we know what it takes to provide a truly memorable experience. Everything found on their website is as they say. The boat is well equipped with more fishing equipment than you could ever use in a weeks trip. The scenery is drop dead gorgeous. The Skipper , a true gentleman , amiable... More 

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Orest I, Owner at Alberni Charters, responded to this review

Jeff K, Thank You very much. We both love boating and it was wonderful sharing time on the water. Yes its hard to put into words the grand beauty of the Pacific Coast and the wondrous adventures waiting there. Thank you both!! More 

Port Alberni, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Thanks Orest for a great fishing trip and a belly full of crab. Looking forward to doing this again. Alberni Charter is # 1 in customer service. Thanks again Mike

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Orest I, Owner at Alberni Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time and sharing your experience. Very much appreciated. come back soon. More 

Port Alberni, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

I totally recommend Alberni Charter. Orest is a great guide. I went crabbing Sat March 19th 2016. Had a great time.

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

We highly recommend this charter service to anybody who is a novice fisher and would like maximum experience on the water with an excellent captain and fishing tutor. If you are experienced, so much the better. Four of us went out with Orest last spring and had a fabulous time from the moment we arrived at the dock until we... More 

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Surrey, B.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

For us (three couples) our goal was to experience a weekend at sea, enjoy time together, fish, and catch our meals. Our two day adventure started when we met Captain Orest and Cook Michael at 5:00pm in Poett Nook. We scooted out to sea to catch our evening dinner! That we did! An amazing haul of crab was caught and... More 

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Orest I, Owner at Alberni Charters, responded to this review

Thank You for your kind words. You guys sure know how to have a good time. It brings great joy to hear that you had a great experience. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Saskatoon, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Our Saskatoon Family Reunion: Our first time salmon fishing was better than we could have ever imagined!!! Our unique fishing boat, the calm demeanour of our Captain and the beautiful scenery were the combination for a great adventure and experience.. Orest ( our Captain ) is a very experienced guide, teacher and sometimes an entertainer / story teller!!! Coming from... More 

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Orest I, Guest Relations Manager at Alberni Charters, responded to this review

Thank You for taking the time to write this. Your group sure knows how to have fun. Saskatchewan folks are usually good fisher persons because of the finesse factor of your pickerel lakes. You were better than you thought. Looking forward to seeing you again! More 

Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Orest took our two families on a wonderful and memorable fishing expedition this summer. We spent a night on the boat which was a highlight for our 7 and 10 year old. We went crab catching by moonlight and cooked up a feast that night. The next day, we enjoyed the beautiful serene landscape and caught a multitude of fish.... More 

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Orest I, Owner at Alberni Charters, responded to this review

Wow, Yes, we love especially sharing the Barkley Sound with folks who love the marine environment, the out doors great sea food and friendship. Thanks for putting up with our bad jokes and sharing your space when the weather turned. We were sad to see you go and that kind of says it all. Your group is very memorable and... More 

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