We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Central Charters and Tours

107 reviews
Homer, AK, USA
Open Now
Hours Today: 5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers talk about

Central Charters and Tours
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
Reviews (107)
Filter reviews
107 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews bella vita halibut fishing sea otters captain and crew crew worked very hard great boat fishing experience bay tour smaller boat sea sickness day trip smooth ride highly recommend this trip bucket list these guys seldovia limit
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 107 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

Aijon was an awesome skipper of the Bella Vita, she was such a delight from the first greeting and took us right out to the fish. We all limited in a couple of hours and Aijon made the entire experience the highlight of our trip....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank chervy57
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken on a fantastic wild life tour with our Captain Charlie he was great. We saw loads of cool stuff . And were educated about the life of Sea Otter's on the way while watching Eagles and other sea birds. The bear's hid...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Steve R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best day of our trip so far. We went out with the kayaks for the full day. Totally recommend this tour and also this time of the year. We were only the 2 of us with 2 guides which was perfect. The...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank skyes_87
Reviewed February 12, 2019

These guys fulfilled my dream of catching a 100-lb. halibut. All anglers caught their limit of silvers & black rock fish (groupers). We went out 43-miles from Seward in the Gulf of Alaska.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BCTypical
Reviewed November 22, 2018

We have chartered trips with Dave Bayes through Central Charters (ask for him) many times over the years and have always caught our limits and had a great time. My husband has gone alone with him, we have gone as a couple, and we have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank konelnsbt
Reviewed September 14, 2018

The whole experience was simply amazing. Beth and Joe were knowledgable and super helpful to these first time fishermen. My wife and I had a truly wonderful time and we're taking fish home to New York.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BrooklynNYC
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The best crew we chartered while in homer it was a great day excellent experience I would definitely book with them again

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank brad b
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time out out on the water with the brilliant company of a great captain and crew thanks for a special day!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dean G
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We had a blast! Excellent Captain! Great boat and equipment. We all caught our limit. Captain Beth was perfect with my 8 year old son.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bo M
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We were in Homer, AK celebrating my Dad's birthday as a family and wanted to try our hand at halibut fishing. We booked the 1/2 day trip on the Bella Vita, and headed out on the 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. charter. Our boat captain...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank keastenson
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
June 25, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from SolaraMinnesota | Reviewed this property |
Our day was a very calm day, so it was very smooth. I think it varies drastically on the type of day. But, in general, I think that just between Homer and Seldovia wouldn't get too rough usually. If going out beyond... More