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The Whale Watching Center

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Depoe Bay, OR, USA
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Explore the beautiful Oregon Coast! We will spend time in the towns of Depot Bay, Newport, and Florence, while visiting some of the most beautiful spots and amazing attractions along the Central Oregon Coast on this 2-day/1-night Oregon Coastal Tour.
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Cynthia K wrote a review Aug 2021
Westville, Indiana2927 contributions601 helpful votes
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It's not open & looks like it hasn't been open for a long time. We read the information boards. Sat & watched for whales. We did see a few!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Catdaddeh wrote a review Jan 2020
Albany, Oregon73 contributions16 helpful votes
No whales today but great waves! If you haven seen the waves crash here, then you’re really missing something! Also, Got the required Depoe Bay saltwater taffy!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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yonghan001 wrote a review Oct 2019
Pompano Beach, Florida177 contributions32 helpful votes
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This was one of the most delightful experiences I had over the summer when I visited the State of Oregon. Staff members at the center were so helpful to explain many facts about the whale and it was an interesting presentation by a young man who were from Oregon State University. From the center's observation deck, I saw many whales and other birds as well. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Susan H wrote a review Oct 2019
Tacoma, Washington2347 contributions415 helpful votes
If you are here at the right time of year, you will more than likely see Grey Whales on their migration from Alaska to warmer waters. The day we were there, September 30, there were a number of whale sightings. One of the nice things about this place is that there is a ranger on site to help you locate the whales and give you information about these amazing creatures. The building is a bit dated and the upstairs has empty display areas, but here you can get a good view and it is FREE!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Doug W wrote a review Sep 2019
Nathrop, Colorado196 contributions54 helpful votes
The volunteer was helpful and yes we saw whales. Some so close it was amazing. I saw one whale not 100 yards off the shore.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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