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Wonderful Whale watching!

This experience is guided by a woman, Carrie, who is deeply committed to the whales of Depoe Bay... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Whale watching with family

This place is SOOO worth the visit. RESERVE ahead! Tour starts out with a short movie and it... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Michal S
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Ellingson Street and Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR
+1 541-912-6734
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This experience is guided by a woman, Carrie, who is deeply committed to the whales of Depoe Bay. Her enthusiasm and commitment is palpable and contagious. We saw a plethora of whales and heard the individual stories of each. It was a great time!

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Reviewed September 23, 2018

This place is SOOO worth the visit. RESERVE ahead! Tour starts out with a short movie and it features the owner Dr. Carrie who has studied the whales at Depoe Bay for many years. You get a science education and a cool whale watching excursion....More

Thank Michal S
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Took a whale watching tour with Dr. Carrie on 9/17. It was the best experience ever. Dr Carrie was awesome it just wasn't a whale watching tour. Dr Carrie actually taught everyone about the whales while on the water. We saw 6 different whales. There...More

Thank cheign
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Very informative. Didn't know Depoe Bay had resident Whales! Buy their book. Very good to identify Whales with their unique markings

1  Thank orbuck
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Great time, saw so many whales. So informative, Perfect day, great time, would recommend using this company!

1  Thank pamstone2018
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

I went with my sister and sister-in-law. We saw Ginger the whale. Captain Joe drove the boat, and he was personable and very experienced. All around great experience.

Thank Amber A
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

The real reason to go here is to go on a whale excursion. It's not really worth visiting just for the museum. It is, however, interesting to look around.

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Didn't spend much time in the museum this trip but thoroughly enjoyed the Whale Watching Tour in a zodiac boat. Had hoped to be on owner Carrie's boat but she had her college students there for a field trip. We weren't disappointed in our guide...More

Thank Sandy R
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

The shark and sea life museum was actually really cool! Lots to look at and some interactive things for the kids. I'm an adult, but I learned a lot of things I didn't know. The movie that Carrie did was kind of hokey, but was...More

1  Thank ramonalee3030
Reviewed June 5, 2018

The grandson loved this place. Great for family. Very informative and well worth the stop. Recommend

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February 18, 2018|
Response from Nicole R | Reviewed this property |
There are many, but we chose The Whale, Sea Life, and Shark Museum at (541) 912 6734. We liked the idea of the smaller boats to be closer to the whales. The animals are in this location year-round, but call to ask... More
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
Museum $5 and whale watching is $40. Need to call for reservation and they may have headed south. Depoe Bay area is best. Great veiws. Good luck. Great place