Seafood SAFARI

Feast your eyes and your appetite on this one of a kind charter. There's no other adventure offered on Vancouver Island like it! We offer this adventure year round with opportunities to taste the ocean from the seafloor to the pelagic species above.

SUMMER SEAFOOD SAFARI
8 HOUR
FULL DAY
$1295.00 + GST

Beginning bright and early when the sun rises at 6:00am we will depart the dock to set our crab and prawn traps and make our way through the Barkley Sound to fish for Lingcod and Rockfish with the opportunity to catch Halibut.

In the afternoon after fishing for Salmon we will return to our prawn traps and begin forging for seasonal oysters, mussels and clams along the beaches and rocks of the secluded Barkley Sound.

Some forging restrictions may apply and not guaranteed in the summer, as shellfish and bi-valves are susceptible and may be compromised by bacteria and algae blooms.

We will be back at the dock for 3:00pm and from the harbor you have the opportunity to gather salty sea asparagus on the property.

This schedule is not absolute and may be adjusted to guarantee your desired catch.

WINTER SEAFOOD SAFARI
16 HOUR
MULTI-DAY CHARTER
$1295.00 + GST per 8 hour day

Winter offers exciting opportunities to storm watch and fish on calmer days. We have designed this charter to work with the weather and provide a unique experience to our guests. Spread your time out on the ocean on this multi-day adventure and get 2-3 days enjoying the sea breeze aboard our vessel. Dress warmly.

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On this charter we will monitor the weather and depart the dock in the morning on the first day to set our crab and prawn traps in the refuge of calm waters. Later on we will begin making our way through the Barkley Sound to fish for Lingcod and Rockfish.

On the second and final days we will be fishing for wintering Chinook Salmon. Returning to our prawn traps and begin forging for oysters, mussels and clams along the beaches and rocks of the secluded Barkley Sound.

We will also be picking up our crab traps in the harbor.

This schedule is not absolute and may be adjusted to guarantee your desired catch.

Our rates are based on 1-2 persons occupying the vessel with guide.

$75.00 + GST

Charge per additional guest will apply.

“FISHING IS GOOD”$120.00 + GST per hour 

Often times while at sea, guests will request additional hours to fish or watch wildlife. We’ve made this payment process simple to accommodate our independent guide rates and fuel expenses.

This can be applied to any tour, subject to tour schedule and availability on the day of charter in addition to tour rate.

A separate rate applies when booking our wildlife and scenic tours.

CHARTER DETAILS

Have a desired species you want to direct for? Let our experienced guides know. We’ll focus our time making sure you go home with your desired catch.

ALL TRIPS INCLUDE:

Boat and Guide time

All required Fishing Gear, bait, and tackle

Cleaning of fish & packaging to take home

We can also arrange for fish to be smoked, canned and shipped if you desire.

WHAT TO BRING & WHAT TO AVOID:

Wear sunscreen, bring a hat and/or sunglasses.

Come dressed for the weather with layers to adjust to weather.

Avoid coffee and heavy meals prior to departure.

If you get seasick you can pick up “The Patch” or gravol from any local drugstore and take 12 hours prior to departure to increase

BOOKING INFORMATION & POLICIES

Fishing Charters more than 5 persons require an additional boat and is subject to contractor availability and not guaranteed. An additional charter charge may apply to accompany sub-contractor daily rates. Please inquire when booking 6 persons or more for an accurate quote.

Your credit card will be charged upon confirmation of the booking for 50% of the full charter amount. The remainder of the balence will be invoiced and due 60 days prior to your departure date.

Customers are eligible for a 90% refund of the deposit 60 days before departure date and subject to lose the full deposit if cancelled after the 60 day period.

Any bookings made between the departure date and the 60 days will be charged the full charter amount upon booking.

We only process Visa and Master Card. 

You will receive a brief message by e-mail confirming you made a booking that displays the number of passengers, date, departure times, where to meet, where get fishing licenses, what to bring etc.

Our staff emails you this official confirmation typically within 48 hours of your booking. Please let us know if you will be traveling with a cell phone, as that number can be useful in-case we need to contact you. Also, the name of your accommodation in Ucluelet or Tofino and your arrival and departure dates/times are helpful to know.

If there are any small children in your group please tell us how old they are.

Your safety is our priority. Our guides are very knowledgeable about local waters, tides and weather patterns. We will check Environment Canada weather reports before heading out on your charter. In the event that Long Beach Charters must cancel a departure due to weather conditions, you will have first opportunity to reschedule your trip or to collect a full refund. If you decide to change your plans andwish to cancel your adventure, you can cancel by phone up to 72 hours prior to the appointment.

Before departure from the dock you must provide proof and a printed copy of your individual Tidal Waters Fishing License for British Columbia and obtained Salmon Stamp.

This can be done so at The Department of Fisheries and Oceans website https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/rec/licence-permis/application-eng.html

Or in Ucluelet at the Grey Whale Deli open summer hours 6:00 AM- 4:00 PM for an additional service fee of $10.00