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Address: Pier 39, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: +1 415-706-7364
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Year-Round Whale WatchingDeparting daily at 8:00am. Join us aboard exciting...

Year-Round Whale WatchingDeparting daily at 8:00am. Join us aboard exciting all day Tours to the Farallon Islands! Our goal is to give people an exciting adventure that they will never forget. Grey Whales,Humpbacks Whales migrate through the sanctuary.The Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary is one of Earth's unique ecosystems.We want you to experience all that San Francisco has to offer. The marine life sightings are incredible! Whale sightings are our number one goal. We want everyone to feel comfortable and safe on all our trips, so we take every precaution to insure that you are. Our trips are designed for out of town tourists and locals alike. Many people have lived in San Francisco their whole lives, but have never visited the wonders of the Farallon Islands. So please be our guest, keep your eyes peeled for whale spouts, sit back, and enjoy the cruise.No Whale Sighting, the next trip is on Us!

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It was a great boat ride and we saw a lot of wildlife. Unfortunately we did not see whales on our trip. The good thing about this company is if you don't see whales you can go... read more

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Louisville, Kentucky

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Rancho Cordova, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Didn't get to see any whales as the seas where to ruff but the crew gave us a tour of the bay and told us a lot about the wildlife in the area. Very nice bunch! We will return!!

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Salem, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This cruise was a rough one for a lot of the people. It was foggy and rough when we left the bay and more than half the passengers were really sea sick. I thankfully read that it could be rough and was prepared with pills and water and I had no problem . How grateful am I for that .... More 

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Westfield, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were scheduled to go on a weekend tour, but it was cancelled due to bad weather. We went on a weekday tour instead, and the management was very easy to work with to get a refund for the price difference in the tours. The boat pulled out of dock around 8:30, and we went out quite a ways, however... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great trip off the coast of San Francisco. The captain and his crew were very professional. We saw looks of different wildlife from birds to dolphins swimming and riding with the boats currant. Even got to see some whales from a distance. Overall great way to spend the morning. P.S. - Do your homework on how not... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great boat ride and we saw a lot of wildlife. Unfortunately we did not see whales on our trip. The good thing about this company is if you don't see whales you can go back for free until you see whales. Next time I'm in San Francisco I'll be going back

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were lovely we did not manage to see any whales which is not their fault it's the luck of the draw and as it was our last day we couldn't go back the next day

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Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time. Everyone was so helpful and friendly. Great sightings of the whales. Thanks so much for a great time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After some gorgeous views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz we made it out of the bay in under 30 minutes. It took around 45 minutes to spot the first whale but after that we had almost non-stop views of many Humpbacks and also some Harbor Porpoise. The sea was pretty calm but one person did get sick. The... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my 3rd whale watching experience. The first was in Maine where the whales seemed to "perform" at the side of the boat for us. Then we went in Alaska and were able to watch and mom and baby whale playing. We were told the whales were feeding so that may explain why they seem to ignore us.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scott, Emma, & Capt. Joe were the epitome of Great Customer Service! We saw WHALES!Thnx /ATL Ladies!

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