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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
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Full-Day Farallon Islands Whale Watching Excursion
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 22 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago
Visited California to see the giant Redwoods but was pleasantly surprised to see it's other giants, whales.

Have been on at least a dozen whale watches out of Cape Cod. The Farallon island whale tour was the best whale watching experience so far. Michael, the tour naturalist, is a born teacher. He was able to explain complex facts in an interesting manner....More

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

We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Day Out

Enjoyed a great day out to the impressive Farallon Islands on Sunday 29th July, seeing dozens of different creatures and birdlife, including two humpback whale sightings. Captain and 1st mate were good, and Michael our naturalist, was a wealth of knowledge and kept us informed...More

Thank chaz284
SFWT, Public Relations Manager at San Francisco Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The trip delivered!

Saw a Great Blue Whale! That one whale would have been enough, but we had many other sightings of Humpback whales also. The Captain and crew were great. Very informative. Do what they advise and dress warmly, it’s SanFransisco and it’s on the ocean! Pack...More

1  Thank Jennie4511
SFWT, Public Relations Manager at San Francisco Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate your feedback, thank you for the review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic experience!

I can't say enough good things about this tour. The captain and naturalist were so well-informed and made us all feel at home on the boat. We saw 10-12 whales that day and an abundance of other critters around the islands! It was a fantastic...More

1  Thank Ccreemer
SFWT, Public Relations Manager at San Francisco Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad we got to be part of your San Francisco experience. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A real out on the Ocean experience

My husband & I did the 5 1/2 hr trip,out to the Farallon Island. We saw very few whales,or wild life.We did see a lot of birds. The weather was very windy, very cold & everyone got wet that was outside on the boat. I...More

Thank Debbie E
SFWT, Public Relations Manager at San Francisco Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so glad our crew was able to help make your trip more enjoyable. Thank you for your review.

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