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Ocean Shores Boat House

952 Point Brown Ave SE, Ocean Shores, WA 98569-9659
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Kayak into the bayou!

This was a great intro to the lakes and canals of Ocean Shores. Beautiful peaceful canals and wild... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
screenangel
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Western Washington
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Calm, Relaxing Ride with a Wonderful Captain

Our family took a 1-hour electric boat ride with Captain Steve (also the owner.) From the moment we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
birice82
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Previously Ocean Shores Electric Boat Company. The Duffy Electric Boats are the main focus, however, we have added kayaks, SUPs, Hobie Eclipse Pedalboards and Hydrobikes. All watercraft are used to tour the 23 miles of the Ocean Shores Fresh Waterways.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“duck” (16 reviews)
“life jackets” (2 reviews)
“hour trip” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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952 Point Brown Ave SE, Ocean Shores, WA 98569-9659
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great intro to the lakes and canals of Ocean Shores. Beautiful peaceful canals and wild looking islands. Saw an otter and a couple of heron. Great people to work with! Definitely recommend this company!More

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Ocean Shores B, Owner at Ocean Shores Boat House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kelley and Keith, thank you very much for the review. I am so happy to hear that you saw the otter, they are amazing to see in their natural habitat. So many more miles of waterways to see, we hope to see you again soon....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family took a 1-hour electric boat ride with Captain Steve (also the owner.) From the moment we walked in we were greeted by Steve and his wife. They helped the kids with life jackets and hot chocolate (for a very small purchase.) They allowed...More

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Ocean Shores B, Owner at Ocean Shores Boat House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review Betsy. I had such a great time with your family. I am looking forward to your next trip --- maybe a ride on the hydrobikes or kayaks. Safe travels home. -Steve

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Who knew there could be an incredible freshwater experience in a saltwater town? Relaxing, picturesque, and lots of wildlife to see in several canals and Duck Lake. We opted to go with Captain Bob our first time (and so glad we did for his knowledge...More

Thank Ned K
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Ocean Shores B, Owner at Ocean Shores Boat House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Ned, thank you for the review. I agree - Captain Bob is does his best to ensure an "amazing experience". I am so thrilled you enjoyed your time on the waterways, and look forward to your next visit. Although we have changed our name, we...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you are in ocean shores you must stop here and ride a boat or just enjoy the ride and have one of the drivers give you a tour of this beautifl

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Ocean Shores B, Owner at Ocean Shores Boat House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Veronica, thank you for the review. I look forward to your next visit to the Boat House. You'll have to check out the additional watercraft we have added: kayaks, SUPs, Hobie Eclipse Pedalboards and Hydrobikes. Fun times! Cheers! Steve

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Looking for something new to do while in ocean shores, this was perfect. We had a captain so we could relax and sight see. The tour was great and the captain was knowledgeable and entertaining.The cost came to something like 35 dollars per person for...More

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Ocean Shores B, Owner at Ocean Shores Boat House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Jennifer, thank you for the review. I am the new owner and we have renamed the business Ocean Shores Boat House. We hope you will visit us again and maybe go out on the water in one of our new watercraft. We still have the...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We rented a boat for two hours and saw the canals and some of Duck Lake. The owners helped us and were very friendly. Don't settle for just one hour, and make sure you reserve ahead of time.More

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Ocean Shores B, Owner at Ocean Shores Boat House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am the new owner and I agree --- 2 hours is a good amount of time to spend on the 23 miles of fresh waterways. Hope to see you return and check out the new watercraft we have added....More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We were looking for something to do away from the drivers on the beach and this locally owned activity fit the bill. Best for families with small children, under twelve mostly, or a multi-generation activity (those traveling with grandparents and kids), this is a nice...More

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Ocean Shores B, Owner at Ocean Shores Boat House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your thoughtful review. I am the new owner and we have renamed the business Ocean Shores Boat House. The Duffy Electric Boats are the main attraction; and we have added kayaks, SUPs, Hobie Eclipse Pedalboards, and hydrobikes. We also lowered...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We chose to have a captain as we are not experienced boaters ourselves and it was a windy day. Great one hour trip around Duck Lake with local stories and suggestions for other things to do around town. Saw many water birds and one deer....More

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Ocean Shores B, Owner at Ocean Shores Boat House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. I am the new owner, and we have renamed the business Ocean Shores Boat House. Your review is very important and helpful to us as we continue to ensure our customers have the best experience possible. Our motto...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Had a great time last week exploring the inner waterways of Ocean Shores with Captain Steve. This is a relaxing, calm ride with all sorts of interesting things to look at along the way--homes, boats, flora, fauna, wildlife. One highlight was when we saw a...More

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Ocean Shores B, Owner at Ocean Shores Boat House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the very thoughtful review. We did buy the business, and we renamed it Ocean Shores Boat House. We reopened on 1 April 2018. We did add kayaks, SUPs, Hobie Pedalboards, and.....hydrobikes! --All so much fun. We hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

We cannot say enough about how much we enjoyed our experience here! We had the pleasure of meeting the new owners Steve and Mana who were incredibly friendly and professional. We chose an hour boat tour and recommend taking your time in the fish hook...More

Thank Shane R
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Ocean Shores B, Owner at Ocean Shores Boat House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Shane, thank you very much for your review. I agree with you - the boats are very easy to drive. The quick instructions/test-drive is working very well, puts many of the inexperienced drivers at ease. Hope to see you guys again this summer. Cheers! Steve

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19 October 2016|
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Response from Sandy P | Reviewed this property |
we spent $70 plus the cash "tip"($20) for the driver/guide--forgot what the duration of the trip was--but it was the minimum. could rent and drive yourself--but the driver/guide gave info/history of the area
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Karin G
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Response from JoeWebb45 | Reviewed this property |
Their website is at: oselectricboat d o t com Hopefully that will amswer all your questions. If not, call them at 360.289.0487 Have fun!
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