Shop at the Dock Tours are back at the Port of Newport's Dock 5. These tours are an engaging way to learn about our local commercial fisheries, what's in season, and how to buy fresh fish right off the boat. The tours, lead by Oregon Sea Grant staff, will be held on Friday's now through August 19, at 9:30, 10:00 and 10:30 am. Tours are about 90 minutes each. The tours are free, and access is on a first-come, first-serve basis. No registration is necessary. Groups of five or more should contact 541-648-6816 ahead of time to make arrangements. If people plan to buy seafood during the tour, they should make sure they bring cash, a cooler and ice.
Learn about Oregon's commercial fisheries at a local port from Oregon Sea Grant experts and partners. At Shop at the Dock tours, people learn where to find local seafood, what's in season, how it's caught, if it's sustainable, and how to purchase high-quality seafood directly from fishermen. At Shop at the Dock Tours, you get to know the local commercial fisheries on the docks at the Port of Garibaldi and the Port of Newport. Please wear comfortable walking shoes as docks can be slippery and move underfoot.