$40 for Whale Watching Tour, Museum Visit, and Whale Adoption Package from Whale Research EcoExcursions ($80 Value)

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Guests spot gray whales up close on a 90-minute tour, learn more about marine life in a whale museum, and even adopt their own whale

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Expires Jun 30th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Reservation required; subject to weather conditions. Must sign waiver. Not valid until December 21, 2012. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

$40 for Whale Watching Tour, Whale Museum Visit, and Whale Adoption Package for One ($80 Value)

During the 90-minute whale watching tour, a pair of six-passenger speedboats head out to roam the waters around Depoe Bay. These excursions are led by Carrie Newell, a marine biologist who can give you the name and bio of each gray whale that motors by. She provides jackets, hats, and gloves for everyone on the tour, as well as waterproof blankets for warmth.

Along with more information about gray whales, the exhibits in the Whale, Sea Life & Shark Museum include factoids about sharks, seabirds, and pinnipeds. You'll also receive a gray whale adoption package, which includes an 8"x10" photo of your whale, an adoption certificate, a 20% discount on your next whale watching tour, and two tickets for your next trip to the museum.

Whale Research EcoExcursions

As a kid, marine biologist and gray whale researcher Carrie Newell dreamed of working on Jacques Cousteau's team. In 2004, that dream approached reality when Jean-Michel Cousteau, Jacques's son, asked Carrie to contribute her groundbreaking research to The Gray Whale Obstacle Course, an episode in the first season of his PBS series. Carrie and her team of guides share their passion and knowledge for gray whales on daily, year-round trips through Whale Research EcoExcursions. After an educational talk, guides invite up to six guests to board a six-person ex-coast guard Zodiac and venture into waters where gray whales swim during summer feasts and winter migrations. They also teach patrons about marine life through the Whale, Sea Life & Shark Museum, which they stock with an extensive collection of shark, seabird, sea lion, seal, and gray whale artifacts.


Tips

  • “It was a GREAT Time!!! The owner Carrie is so informative, and she is so helpful of anything and everything you want to know or anything out in the water. My husband...”

    “It was a GREAT Time!!! The owner Carrie is so informative, and she is so helpful of anything and everything you want to know or anything out in the water. My husband and I would go back in a minute! LOVED IT, LOVED IT, LOVED IT!!!!”

  • “Great way to spend a hour or two - fun ”

  • “This was a great excursion with Carrie's Whale Watching Tours - we learned a lot and had a fun time!”

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    Depoe Bay

    234 S. Hwy 101

    Depoe Bay, Oregon 97341

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