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The Ocean Explorer

905 State Route 35, Belmar Marina, Belmar, NJ 07719-2761
+1 848-565-0519
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great boat, hard working captain and crew

Went for a day cod trip recently, cod were not biting, it was just one of those days, but the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Phillyfisherman
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Philadelphia
Great crew, good fishing

Took the 3/4 day fluke trip this Labor Day. Crowded boat, as to be expected, but it was still... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
Luca A
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
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“capt” (3 reviews)
“newbies” (2 reviews)
“fluke” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
905 State Route 35, Belmar Marina, Belmar, NJ 07719-2761
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+1 848-565-0519
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a day cod trip recently, cod were not biting, it was just one of those days, but the captain and mate worked hard all day to try and find fish, so you couldn't ask for more. I would rate the boat a solid...More

Thank Phillyfisherman
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

Took the 3/4 day fluke trip this Labor Day. Crowded boat, as to be expected, but it was still very enjoyable. The crew is friendly and knowledgeable and were always close by to assist customers with landing fish, dehooking, tangles, etc. I've been on this...More

Thank Luca A
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

Please don't bother to book a trip with Ocean Explorer. You'll seriously waste your time and money. Our trip was canceled multiple times without getting notified. So you'll end up going to the marina just to find out your trip was canceled (we are 2...More

Thank Francesca C
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

I've been a regular customer on the Ocean Explorer for over 5 years and I've always been impressed with the professionalism of the Capt. and the mates. They're always available for advice, tips and they take care of newbies to bottom fishing. They're also very...More

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Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Very welcoming crew including Bobbie the captain. Newcomers immediately made to feel at home.. Never fished.. Hey no problem.. We will help you out.. A mix of regulars with us newbies. No attitudes.. Just fun and determination. The boat leaves most days from Belmar Marina...More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed August 10, 2015

Took the granddaughter out on another ocean fishing excursion once again, and we chose the Ocean Explorer fish boat out of Belmar, NJ once more. We had such a great time last time out we definitely returned to the same ship. We went on Tuesday,...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

We traveled quite the distance from Philadelphia to fish on another vessel for a day trip. The boat was very crowded when we arrived. We walked on the Ocean Explorer and we were greeted by a very friendly crew. They were very helpful and assisted...More

1  Thank terri n
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Reviewed August 6, 2014

Took my 11 yr. old granddaughter on her first deep sea fishing trip, and the day was exciting, fun, and action packed. The Capt. and crew were great, very attentive, and good with kids. While out on the water we saw plenty of Dolphins, a...More

2  Thank Posttime
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