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Whale, Sea Life and Shark Museum

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Ellingson Street and Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR
+1 541-912-6734
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Worth the visit!

Very informative. Didn't know Depoe Bay had resident Whales! Buy their book. Very good to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
orbuck
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Banks, Oregon
Whale watching

Great time, saw so many whales. So informative, Perfect day, great time, would recommend using... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pamstone2018
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Fontana, California
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Ellingson Street and Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR
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+1 541-912-6734
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank orbuck
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank pamstone2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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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
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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

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Reviewed June 5, 2018

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

Thank northumpqua1
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Trips of a lifetime...Make reservations..Great staff and Captains..can be close up and personal with the beautiful summer resident Gray Whales..will never miss this..

Thank Carol M
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a lot of fun looking at all the exhibits here. Can’t wait to go back and do the whale tour and site seeing!!

Thank WayfaringWarren
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

We took the whale watching boat ride which includes the museum and video. It was well done and informative.

Thank Philip S
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tonichadviolet
February 18, 2018|
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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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Armymomof3
November 1, 2016|
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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
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