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Whale's Tail Charters is dedicated to ensuring that your time spent whale watching with us is the highlight of your vacation. Our boats provide passengers with the adventure of a lifetime through excellent customer service, seamanship, first class...more
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Coast Guard Drive, Depoe Bay Harbor, Dock #2, Depoe Bay, OR 97341-1950
We did the 1.5 hour tour as part of our honeymoon on the west coast and would recommend. We saw a lot of whales and the skipper was helpful in telling us what to look out for in order to spot them ourselves. The boat...More
Booked a Saturday 2:00 pm tour. Weather was good, but becoming a bit sketchy with fog moving in fast. We were two of four guests on the Zodiac piloted by Laird. Almost immediately after leaving the harbor, we had a couple of whale sightings close...More
My Husband, Kenny, Twin, Diane, and myself are from Michigan. We had the thrill of a lifetime on a 2 PM trip with Captain Laird and his dog, Missy, on Aug 13th. Laird was wonderful and made us feel at ease instantly. He was so...More
Thank Dawn J
Gary S, Owner at Whale's Tail Charters, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018
Thank you Dawn, happy to hear you had a great trip, I'll pass this on to Laird and Kit, they will both appreciate your review. Will look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Oregon, take care.
Great experience on a smaller boat with an experienced guide/captain. He has years of experience and is a super nice guy. This is completely safe and we didn’t need sea sick meds because of s all we boat. Whales were everywhere and got within feet...More
Love the fact that we got to go out on such a small Zodiac boat. It only holds 6 people plus Captain Gary. This made the trip much more enjoyable and the experience much more personal. The larger boats are packed with people and simply...More
Great price, loads of fun and WHALES!!!! Captain Gary was so great and very patient as we waited for the whales, he sure can spot them. Will surely do this trip again. Saw tales, flippers and loads of whales.
What an awesome experience! We booked for Monday, but made the mistake of thinking it was on Tuesday. Gary called us to see what had happened to us and I explained our mistake and he was so Wonderful with me. He re- scheduled us for...More
5 college age guys on a west coast road trip. This was amazing. Captain Laird was a real veteran of the area and was extremely knowledgeable. Class 1 PFDs are provided, and there is no waiver. We saw a whale up close for over a...More