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Depoe Bay Whale Watching


Depoe Bay Whale Watching

Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR

Although migrating whales are most frequently seen during late December, mid-March, and early May, about 200 gray whales cruise the area around Depoe Bay year-round, and are spotted almost daily. One-to-two hour whale watching trips are available from the two charter boat companies referenced above. The Whale Watching Center can direct the family to the best local vantage points on land.

On the land:
Whale Watching Center
119 SW Highway 101
Depoe Bay, OR 97341

On the sea:
Tradewinds Charters
P.O. Box 123
Highway 101, Downtown
Depoe Bay, OR 97341
(800)445-8730 or (541)765-2345

Dockside Charters:
PO Box 1308
Depoe Bay, OR 97341
(800)733-8915 or (541)765-2545

Recent Traveler Reviews

Whale Watching with an Education

by MaryDfromChicago

I was a bit skeptical when we had to watch a video before going out on the boat. As it turned out that education came in handy when we were out on the water. We…
All about Sea creatures

by Robby G C

The first specimen were sharks. They gave lots of information about the sharks. There were also a lot of mouths of fish to compare. They also included shells and sea creatures like seals and many...

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