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Avila Beach Whale Watching

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Avila Beach, CA, USA
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About Avila Beach Whale Watching
We are a small family run tour company that offers Powerboat excursions on the pristine waters of San Luis Obispo Bay, the hidden gem of the Central Coast. Hop aboard any of our tours and you will experience an abundance of wildlife viewing opportunities and see for yourself why locals and visitors alike consider our trips their favorite way to share the beauty of this bay with friends and family. Our boat is very comfortable and with only 6 passengers on each tour you are guaranteed a personalized experience and an unobstructed view when we stop to see the sights and animals. I have been leading adventure tours for over 35 years and will be your personal guide on every. Our boat is one of the best whale watching platforms on the west coast. She is an amazing 28 ft Power catamaran that is incredibly stable and quite fast which means you get more quality time with the whales than the traditional slower boats.
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Rtas3 wrote a review Oct 10
St. George, Utah6 contributions
It was a wonderful experience! Marc is very knowledgeable and had fascinating stories to share. He warned us that we may not see any whales but fortunately we did and it was amazing!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Kimberly B wrote a review Sep 2021
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I do at least one and usually more whale watches a eyar in Southern California. This was my first time worth this company. A great trip and an amazing captain. He did a great job finding whales and plenty of other animals for us on a day that didn't look so promising. Thank you. We will be back.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Tom D wrote a review Sep 2021
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I was hesitant to spend this much money for my family of 4 to go whale watching. However, after such a fantastic trip I would do it again without concern. Far exceeded my expectations and I don't think that there was a minute of the 2 hour trip that was less than wonderful.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Annette K wrote a review Sep 2021
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This whale-watching excursion was fabulous. Captain Mark was very knowledgeable, very friendly, safety conscious, and a great guide. The boat was great, too. We saw numerous whales. It was close up and amazing. Well worth every penny.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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@tayloxs wrote a review Sep 2021
Lake Havasu City, Arizona7 contributions2 helpful votes
OMG! Amazing. Do not book with anyone else. We have been Whale watching many times and in several other Countries and this is hands down the single best experience ever. Marc is a very gracious host and has the perfect boat for this excursion. He has an incredible "knack" for locating the Whales, getting you right where you need to be to have the best vantage point for viewing without interfering with their feeding habits. The Sea Lions and Birds put on a show that is almost as awesome as the Whales. DO IT!!!!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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