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Whale, Sea Life and Shark Museum

Ellingson Street and Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR
+1 541-912-6734
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A surprise - worth seeing

We took the whale watching boat ride which includes the museum and video. It was well done and... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Phil S
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Des Moines, Iowa
Whale watching!

Whale watching was among one in my bucket list and I checked it on September 04 2017. We had a... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Shiv508
,
Irving, Texas
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Ellingson Street and Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR
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+1 541-912-6734

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We took the whale watching boat ride which includes the museum and video. It was well done and informative.

Thank Phil S
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Whale watching was among one in my bucket list and I checked it on September 04 2017. We had a great time and our captain L makes it most memorable! we saw bunch of whales and the exciting speed boat ride we cannot forget.

Thank Shiv508
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

My son and I had a blast. We saw so many whales and truly enjoyed our captain who was clearly full of passion and care about the sea and its creatures. He was funny, kind and contentious. We say about 6 whales who fluked and...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Thank you Captain Al for sharing your knowledge and love of the gray whales of Depoe Bay. As an Oregon native, I was very excited to bring friends to the homeland to experience both the eclipse and the state I love so much. Our whale-watching...More

1  Thank Nicole R
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing experience watching Gray Whales play and feed on the coast. There was at least one calf following hr mother through the kelp beds right by the shore.

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We had Captain Dan and he was great! We also got to see Scar Back it was very fun:) Video explained a lot and we learned something as well.

Thank Josh L
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Only open on the weekend, what? I saw people walking inside, not sure why they're not open during spring break. There were people everywhere.

Thank 40pluscountries
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

The big attraction here is the Zodiac whale boat tours....They are WONDERFUL!!! Carrie has added a great little museum at a very small cost for all to enjoy. It is very worth going through, and helps to support all the wonderful effort Carrie has put...More

1  Thank Dian F
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

the zodiac was comfortable, and even though the water was choppy, we did not feel seasick at all. Someone said it is because they don't use diesel fuel, so there isn't that awful smell. We were on a raft that had seating for six people....More

1  Thank travellerfromatown
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

This place isn't big, fancy, or new. They do have a friendly staff, and some interesting artifacts. Most people coming in are going on a whale watch. We weren't, but they told us we could get $ off if we come back to do this...More

Thank Lynne K
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Response from Nicole R | Reviewed this property |
There are many, but we chose The Whale, Sea Life, and Shark Museum at (541) 912 6734. We liked the idea of the smaller boats to be closer to the whales. The animals are in this location year-round, but call to ask... More
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Armymomof3
2 November 2016|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
Museum $5 and whale watching is $40. Need to call for reservation and they may have headed south. Depoe Bay area is best. Great veiws. Good luck. Great place
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