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Amazing unexpected whale watching

We were out driving at the North end of Otter Crest Loop where it joins up with the 101 just south... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ed J
Wauconda, Illinois, United States
Beautiful drive - whale watching

This is a lovely drive in most kinds of coast weather. Start at the North end as parts are one... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were out driving at the North end of Otter Crest Loop where it joins up with the 101 just south of Depoe Bay. There is a small area to pull off with a sign that says Rodea Point. We pulled off just to look...More

Thank Ed J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely drive in most kinds of coast weather. Start at the North end as parts are one way/one lane. Drive South and stop at the little pullouts along the way to picnic, watch waves and whales in season (right up near the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s beautiful and I take it every time I can. It’s a great route to see Cape Foulweather and Devil’s Punch Bowl. The weather was spectacular so that was a big plus.

Thank Ashford817
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove the loop in a reasonable length of time, getting out of the car a couple of times. Great views of the ocean, surf.

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were glad we took this scenic route as the drive is on a nice paved road with lots of scenic stops and great views.

Thank Ss987
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun little drive and we ended up seeing a baby whale. It is a nice lookout and drive off the beaten path.

Thank Kieande
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful drive. To take the full drive you have to start at the north end because it's a one way drive. It's only 2 way from Devils Punchbowl to Hiway 101 at the south end of the drive. At the north end...More

1  Thank 343cindyr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Depoe Bay might be one of my new favorite places on the Oregon Coast. We stopped off at all the overlooks on the Otter crest loop, lots of great stops for some incredible views. The most exciting part was a whale right in front of...More

Thank picklepedro_
Reviewed 6 September 2018

What a beautiful, short loop to drive along the ocean. There are plenty of turnout spots to view the ocean and it's not very long. We loved the drive and it was easy to take puppies out for a quick stop. This is a must-see...More

4  Thank Kelli J
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is a beautiful drive. We pulled over several times to look and take pictures and saw whales several times. Priceless!

Thank Laurie S
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