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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 06:00 - 21:00
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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The beauty of it all

We flew in from Ontario to explore the beautiful and majestic Vancouver Island and find some of its hidden gems that are nestled amongst the mountainous floral and fauna of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
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Orillia, Canada
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Orillia, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We flew in from Ontario to explore the beautiful and majestic Vancouver Island and find some of its hidden gems that are nestled amongst the mountainous floral and fauna of the island. We decided on doing some exploring and maybe fishing for a day trip and ended up going to Port Alberni. Alberni Charters was highly recommended by a few... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Our trip with Alberni Charters was incredible! We only went for 1 day but ended up getting the full package: whale sightings, seals, eagles, and best of all, some big Salmon!! The calm and quiet aboard The Oracle, the beauty of Barkley Sound, and the excitement of just having the fishing lines in the water make Alberni Charters a truly... More 

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

Wow, You make my day when a trip connects with those who have heard the call. Cant ask for more than that. It can be the most incredible place on earth in so many ways. Stay with for a few days next time if you can. We are a small part of this paradise, Thank you for taking the time... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

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
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

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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Thank jaybmay
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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 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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Thank Dan P
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 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 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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Thank Jeff K
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 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 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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Thank mysticseas
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 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 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 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 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 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 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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Thank PamelaSteu
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 

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