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Whale, Sea Life and Shark Museum

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Whale watching+ a museum

Carrie and her team are great. This was a nice trip. The whale watch tour on the zodiacs lasted... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Olympia, Washington
via mobile
Very enjoyable and educational.

I took my 10 yr old grandson today to see the museum. I had previously taken two high school... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
Willamina, Oregon
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Ellingson Street and Highway 101, Depoe Bay, OR
+1 541-912-6734
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Carrie and her team are great. This was a nice trip. The whale watch tour on the zodiacs lasted about an hour, and we saw plenty of gray whales. The museum itself is just a bonus. Highly recommend calling ahead of time and setting up...More

3  Thank jason745
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I took my 10 yr old grandson today to see the museum. I had previously taken two high school exchange students for the museum and the whale watching this last June. It was a hit for all ages and had a great time with both...More

2  Thank aUSMCmom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The Mrs. & I went whale watching. The tour we took was fantastic!!!!! A top Marine biologist is the curator or owner of the museum: Carrie Newell. We saw a 20 min film before the tour & she then came in & shared a bit...More

1  Thank StudFromLittleRock
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This was a nice exhibit to get education on the whales, sea life and sharks. The exhibits were nicely one. Free admission to anyone going on Carries Whale Tour.

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Wow this place was amazing !! The staff is very knowledgeable about whales for sure!! The museum is small but very interesting the gift shop is great lots of ocean stuff!! The actual tour was really well worth the $40 !! The tour guide was...More

2  Thank Lovely903
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I love the oregon coast in the winter with all its wind rain and storms. So we were driving along doing different attractions for fun and this is probably the worst one. It was very run down when we went. Looked as...More

Thank nmcornell
Reviewed 18 August 2016

ideal short informative visit if you are interested in marine life in Depoe bay (and why else would you be there!) Carrie Newell a wonderful marine biologist who does great tours set he place up and has created a fascinating little museum which has some...More

Thank patrick D
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Great tour on a zodiac with educated and well-informed guide. Good value for 40. and we had a great time! We saw a number of whales with several calves.

Thank Htmcgee
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to book a whale watch trip. Staff member was very friendly and eager to tell us about the whales. Unfortunately, our trip scheduled was cancelled due to weather, but we still saw whales from shore. Hope to still get out during our stay.

Thank JillT-J
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Whale watching with the Whale, Sea Life and Shark Museum is amazing. We watched a 20 minute video that educated us about the whales and their habitat. We went out on the bay in a Zodiac (think PT boat) with a wonderful guide Dan. we...More

Thank Lesley L
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18 February 2018|
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
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