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Our Fishing Charter and Wilderness Touring Rates

Looking for some great Salmon, Halibut, or Red Snapper fishing? Or maybe you are looking for an unforgettable wilderness adventure off the shores of Vancouver Island? Starfish Charters is your expert guide for both, based out of Port Hardy, on Vancouver Island's northern shores. 

Come with us to where the fish are biting, the whales are playing, the eagles are soaring, or the bears are foraging. Our services include fishing charters, wilderness toursovernight camping, kayaking support, birdwatching, and more.

Our main vessel is a 32-foot aluminum cruiser, the Starfisher, which includes a large deck area for fishing and wildlife viewing. Our other fishing charter boat, the Oceanstar, can also be used to accommodate groups as large 14 shared between the two salmon fishing vessels.

PLEASE NOTE : These rates are NOT per/person, they are for the guide and the boat.      

Rates for 2017
Standard rates for the boat are based on diesel fuel holding at $1.30/litre and are for a 10 hour day starting at 5:30 am. Should fuel price change, a surcharge will be applied.

Area 11 and 12: 25 nautical miles:
$1500.00 base rate per day

Area 10 and Area 127C: 35-45 nautical miles


Contact us for the custom trips and camping.

Capacity of The Starfisher : 6 Guests + 1 Guide
Capacity of The Ocean Star : 5 Guest + 1 Guide
All fees must be paid in Canadian Dollars + 5% Tax

We offer Package Tours, which include :

  • Accommodation in Port Hardy
  • Transportation to and from the airport
  • Custom processing and freezing of your catch, ready to travel home with you
  • Complimentary guide to the pubs and restaurants in the Port Hardy area

Booking fee will apply 

Book early for prime dates!

Booking Details

July and August are our busiest months, in part because they are the best for Salmon fishing. May, June and September are best for Halibut fishing.

To secure dates for the upcoming season, a $500.00/day down payment is required. We accept VISA and Mastercard. Cancel a month prior, and you'll have your down payment refunded.

We are now accepting reservations for the 2017 season. To book your North West Coast fishing charter, wilderness tour or camping adventure with Starfish Charters, click here or call Toll-free 1-888-363-4741.

In addition to great fishing, experience the wonder of the west coast see humpback whales, dolphins, bald eagles, killer whales with star fish charters