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Whale Watching
in Oregon
There's always a chance to see Gray whales along the Oregon coastline since they migrate twice a year, winter and spring with some of them feeding along the coast during the summer months. Although not as plentiful in the area, Humpback whales, Sperm whales, Blue whales and Minke whales can also be occassionally spotted.



Whale Watching Tours

Dockside Charters
Depoe Bay

Premier whale watching on the Oregon coast! Running daily trips (weather permitting) out for ocean sightseeing and to see the whales. Departure times change daily so call in the morning for that days departure times. Their fifty foot Delta is certified to carry 34 passengers for cruising and is capable of making 22 knots. She has a comfortable heated cabin, two restrooms and is equipped with all the latest safety equipment. If you prefer a big boat for space and comfort the Samson is the best.

Eco Tours of Oregon
Thar' She Blows! tour leaves from Portland

One of the best kept secrets in Oregon is that there are traveling and resident California Gray Whales along the Central Oregon Coast most of the year! Combine a scenic coast tour with the excitement of seeing 40-ton gray whales up close on the Pacific Ocean. Whale-watching Excursion is normally scheduled from 8 AM to 5:30 PM.

Marine Discovery Tours

Marine Discovery Tours offers narrated ocean and bay cruises with naturalist guides along the Historic Bayfront District in Newport Oregon. Offering the finest accommodations on the Oregon Coast for viewing whales and other sea life, their boat DISCOVERY is equipped with the latest audio-visual aids including big screen television for viewing microscopic marine life, satellite locator maps and nature videos.

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Whale Watching Information

Whale Facts
WDCS - Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society

Fascinating facts about grey whales, grey whale descriptions, grey whale distribution and threats and grey whale migration.

Whale Watching Center
Depoe Bay

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department park rangers are ready at the Whale Watching Center in Depoe Bay to answer your questions and help you find whales to watch. The center is a perfect spot for visitors to locate and watch whales as they blow, dive, spyhop and breach. Whale watching takes place almost year-round on the Oregon Coast. Located on U.S. 101 along the seawall in Depoe Bay

(541) 765-3304

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