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Full-Day Farallon Islands Whale Watching Excursion

From US$99.00
Highlights
  • Spot whales in their natural habitat during this Farallon Islands cruise
  • Become more familiar with the area as a guide tells you about its marine life
  • Easy-to-find meeting spot on Pier 39 for this whale-watching cruise 
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Full-Day Farallon Islands Whale Watching Excursion
From US$99.00
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Full-Day Farallon Islands Whale Watching Excursion
From US$99.00
Overview
Prebook this whale-watching cruise to the Farallon Islands and guarantee your spot on this super-popular activity in San Francisco. With an easy-to-find meeting spot on Pier 39 and an early start time, this tour allows time for plans afterward. Plus, a guide tells you about the marine life of the area as you drift through the water.
What to Expect
Meet for your Farallon Islands whale-watching cruise on Pier 39 about 30 minutes before your cruise time.

Your guide gets you checked in and helps you board the boat. Remember to please bring your own food aboard because there’s no food available to purchase once you’re on the water.

Set out in search of whales and other marine life, such as sharks and dolphins. Your guide tells you about the sea life as well as the history of the area.

This Farallon Islands whale-watching cruise returns to Pier 39, where you can decide what your plans are for the rest of the afternoon.
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1 - 5 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago
An adventure too terrific to do it just once

We had a terrific trip yesterday with Captain Joe, Jayke, and Michael on the Kit Kat. They all worked like crazy to ensure we were comfortable, and that we saw and identified all the birds and mammals encountered along the way. With the beauty of...More

Thank Karen Y
SFWT, Public Relations Manager at San Francisco Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We love happy passengers. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
One heck-of-an-adventure.

The ride, the boat, the captain, the crew, the naturalist, the weather, the bodies of water, and the wildlife all make this is an addictive adventure. I’m a local, and have been on multiple trips to the Farallon’s and around the bay with them. Of...More

Thank dinaboyer2
SFWT, Public Relations Manager at San Francisco Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your loyalty and for the glowing review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cold Day on the ocean

We saw some whales, 5-6, so that was good. We were on the "Outer Limits" boat, which I believe was overbooked. There were about 6 tables with bench seats inside. Those were all taken so our family of 5 were all outside. The captain spotted...More

Thank Jackie F
SFWT, Guest Relations Manager at San Francisco Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're sorry that you're experience didn't rise to your expectations. On our website we do recommend all passengers dress for wet and chilly conditions. We hope you'll join us again in the future as every excursion is different. With a little planning and a little...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Well worth doing the trip! Great experience

We had a great time, it was great to see both the bay (On return as there was thick banks of cloud during the morning) we were worried we would not see much due to the thick fog but this cleared as we reached the...More

Thank David-Dibs-Bishop
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile
Just okay.

Don’t get me wrong: any chance to get out onto the blue Pacific and witness whales in their natural habitat is pretty amazing. I just think that this tour company could improve on several levels. First: in my opinion, they oversold this boat. It seemed...More

Thank dvgovteacher
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Yes, there is a small rest room, close quarters but gets the job done.
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