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Whale's Tail Charters

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80 S Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR 97341-1950
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Whales and more whales!

Great price, loads of fun and WHALES!!!! Captain Gary was so great and very patient as we waited... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lscordis
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Ronan, Montana
Great Whale Watching Tour

We had a great Whale Watching Tour with Whales Tail Charters. We saw some gray whales. It was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
_ju_1919_
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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 vessels, and highest possible safety standards. So sit back and enjoy as we take you on the ultimate whale watching adventure! Trips and Rates: 8:00am | 10:00am | 12:00pm | 2:00pm | 4:00pm | Secure Online Booking, 1 Hour $30.00 or 1 1/2 Hour $40.00
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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80 S Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR 97341-1950
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great Whale Watching Tour with Whales Tail Charters. We saw some gray whales. It was a good adventure

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

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

2  Thank Cody R
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

The weather cooperated and Sunday morning was clear with some clouds in the distance. We met up with our skipper down in the Depoe Bay Harbour "the world's smallest navigable harbor" some say. Once we were all fitted with our life jackets we set out...More

2  Thank Adrian S
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We liked this company better because it was worth paying a bit more to be on a smaller boat - you don't have crowds of people (zodiacs only carry 6 people) and it was actually a smoother ride than being on a bigger boat. We...More

4  Thank Staceylace86
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We were very apprehensive about the trip, but our captain was so knowledgeable and kind (and we loved his little doggie!) that we immediately relaxed and had so much fun! It was two days before our 25th wedding anniversary and we can't recommend it highly...More

2  Thank StarlaandBob P
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Visited haystack rock in cannon beach to see tide pool critters at low tide (a must see) and was talking to bird conservation guy who said there is a whale pod off the coast down in Depoe Bay and if I had time make the...More

1  Thank Danielle G
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We went on the noon 1 1/2 hour trip with another couple, almost as soon as we left the harbor we saw a grey whale! The operator worked hard to get us near the whales, but they were being pretty elusive. We saw one tale...More

1  Thank Roddy66
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

This small boat was really fun to ride in! The Captain is very knowledgeable about the Bay and all of the wildlife in the area. We saw several whale spouts and got pretty close to some gray whales. We actually heard the spout before we...More

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X7632BLjamesm
13 April 2018|
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Response from Gary S | Property representative |
Right now the gray whales are on their northerly migration, this will continue through May. Starting in June we will start seeing our resident whales, these whales will be here through October.
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Barb H
8 April 2018|
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Response from Gary S | Property representative |
Yes we still run tours through October. Some of our best whale watching is during the summer when our resident whales arrive.
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