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Full-Day Farallon Islands Whale Watching Excursion

From US$99.00
Highlights
  • Spot whales in their natural habitat on this Farallon Islands cruise
  • Be on the lookout for other marine wildlife such as sharks and dolphins
  • 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
This whale-watching cruise to the Farallon Islands from San Francisco gets you close to wildlife including whales, dolphins, birds, and other marine wildlife. Live commentary on board adds to your understanding of the area. With an easy-to-find meeting spot on Pier 39 and an early start time, this tour allows time for plans afterward.
What to Expect

Meet for your Farallon Islands whale-watching cruise on Pier 39 about 30 minutes before your cruise time. Dress for wet, chilly weather and come prepared with a full packed meal for lunch and remedies for seasickness if that’s a concern.

Once onboard, 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 17 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
I atleast saw whales

Overall, my trip was okay. The crew was very accommodating, knowledgeable, and kind. The trip was relatively smooth. What made my trip not so fun was partial bad weather that appeared after we left the California coast which made it extremely cold and windy, but...More

Thank _jazzschmidt59
SFWT, Public Relations Manager at San Francisco Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad our crew was on it for your tour. Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 3 weeks ago

We love happy passengers. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 8 June 2018
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 8 June 2018

Thank you for your loyalty and for the glowing review.

Reviewed 30 May 2018
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 31 May 2018

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 22 May 2018
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
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Tana D
9 April 2018|
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Yes, there is a small rest room, close quarters but gets the job done.
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