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Address: 2900 Harbour Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 7X2, Canada
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+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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Fantastic fishing, food and fun!

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... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2015
PamelaSteu
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Surrey, B.C.
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Surrey, B.C.
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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
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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Thank John D
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
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 

Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you are looking for a great fishing experience, check out Mr. Orest Iwaszko's Alberny Charters (http://albernicharters.com). A very friendly man, with lots of knowledge and a great disposition. After 10 hours sailing, our group only wished we had another day to do it all over again.

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

Thank You these wonderful words. Its definitely an inspiration for us to keep exploring the Barkley Sound. We love sharing this wild and wonderful adventure. Your team group attitude was wonderful to behold. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed September 15, 2014

Orest was wonderful - he was so accomodating for our group which had little fishing experience. He was very involved and helped teach us and was patient with us if we tangled the lines or didn't know what to do. It was a very enjoyable day and we left with some delicious fish as well as a desire to come... More 

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Thank Andrea B
Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed August 30, 2014

Thanks Orest for the wonderful time. You spoiled our group of nine! You taught us so much in the process of fishing. Your patience with our group of newbies was amazing. I cant wait till our next trip to visit and getting to catch more fish.

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Thank Richard L
Edmonton, Canada
1 review
Reviewed August 30, 2014

We were a big group of 9 people who all wanted to go fishing together, and Orest at Port Alberni Charters accommodated all of us together on his boat. He took great care of all of us! He was very knowledgeable and patient and welcomed any questions we had, both prior to the trip and during the trip. His boat... More 

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Thank Anna N
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed July 28, 2014

My family of 5 went fishing with Orest in July. Prior to the trip, Orest was very patient and responsive to my inquires, and suggested options to meet my families' needs. He gave us the option to fish in the rougher water of Barkley sound or in the calmer water of Port Alberni, the latter if we really want to... More 

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

Im catching up on overdue "management responses". i have been so lucky to have been with folks who appreciate the marine outdoors. Its so great to share Barkley Sound, introduce youngsters to the marine wonders of Barkley Sound. Maybe one day they will be back. You are VIP on the Oracle any time. More 

Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 19, 2014

My brothers, Dad and I (All adults) went fishing with Orest for July long weekend 2014. We had an amazing fishing trip. We slept on the boat every night which was pretty good and allowed us to spend all day fishing and I dont mean a "full day" where you drive for 2 hours to get to your spot fish... More 

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

Still a very memorable trip for us. Thank You so much for the super kind words. The enthusiasm of your group was infectious and we enjoyed your stay with us on the Oracle. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards Orest More 

West Hollywood, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 4, 2013

My sister and I had a blast fishing with Orest in what could be called winter fishing conditions. At first I was a little depressed because I didn't think the weather would be conducive to a productive fishing trip. I was wrong. All we needed were the right clothes for the rain and we were off and catching sole and... More 

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