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“First Ocean boat ride!”

Whale's Tail Charters
Ranked #11 of 17 things to do in Depoe Bay
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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
Reviewed 24 March 2014

We took a whale watching tour and it was more than amazing! It is something i would love to go and do again.. The tour leads you out of the bay and across the swells and into the ocean to follow whales and see how close they come to the boat.. We saw a few it was a month where most of the whales where going out further to hunt, so we saw the ones that were closer to the Pirates Cove! A view and experience you will never forget! definitely something i advise others to try !!

3  Thank Rachel M
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Reviewed 21 September 2013

We left the whale watching trip to the very end of our trip to entice. We arrived for an 8 AM trip and were met by Gary. Gary is a fabulous captain who knows his stuff and his whales! Very shortly after we paused off shore, Gary spotted a spout, and so the fun began. We watched three whales from afar and UP CLOSE. Gary and I were actually sprayed by a spout at one point. We enjoyed the adventure so very much and have talked about it endlessly! It's something everyone should do at least once!

9  Thank csgoodman
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Reviewed 25 July 2013

We took the hour and a half trip. They had to cancel the first one due to winds and choppy waters and unsafe conditions. But they were able to fit us in first thing the morning before we left. We saw quite a few spouts and a couple of gray whales about 50 feet out. Nothing up close, but you can't exactly predict nature. It was still an amazing trip!!

3  Thank EricaJerm
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Reviewed 29 June 2013 via mobile

A great zodiac tour. It was a little rainy. They had great raingear for my wife and family. We went at low tide which made the trip down to the dock an adventure in itself. Saw a grey whale within 10 minutes of riding out into the bay. Had a great time checking them out. Knowledgeable skipper. The only thing I'd do differently would be to go at high tide.

4  Thank vegas_tuna
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Reviewed 26 June 2013

I cannot say enough good things about Gary with Whale's Tail. My family, with elderly grandmother with extreme mobility limitations, all took a tour last week. There were eight of us, so we split up and did it in two different groups. Both groups got awesome views of whales. On top of it, Gary went above and beyond not only to get my grandmother in and out of the boat so she could go on the tour but did everything he could to make her comfortable when sea sickness got the best of her. Thanks Gary for the experience of a lifetime for all of us but most especially for my grandmother who can't quit talking about it!

6  Thank Lindsey W
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