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San Francisco Whale Tours
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Owner description: Year-Round Whale WatchingDeparting daily at 8:00am. Join us aboard exciting all day Tours to the Farallon Islands! Our goal is to give people an exciting adventure that they will never forget. Grey Whales,Humpbacks Whales migrate through the sanctuary.The Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary is one of Earth's unique ecosystems.We want you to experience all that San Francisco has to offer. The marine life sightings are incredible! Whale sightings are our number one goal. We want everyone to feel comfortable and safe on all our trips, so we take every precaution to insure that you are. Our trips are designed for out of town tourists and locals alike. Many people have lived in San Francisco their whole lives, but have never visited the wonders of the Farallon Islands. So please be our guest, keep your eyes peeled for whale spouts, sit back, and enjoy the cruise.No Whale Sighting, the next trip is on Us!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Lots of fun! We saw around 6 whales, sea lions, and dolphins! Crew was very friendly and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend.

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SFWT, Public Relations Manager at San Francisco Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

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

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Overall, I had an okay trip. Sadly, there was bad weather once we left the California coast which made it extremely cold and windy. However, even in the bad weather, we still saw a Fin Whale. The ride was otherwise smooth. I was extremely upset because atleast 2/3 of the passengers got sea sick and threw up everywhere which somewhat ruined my trip. PLEASE take care of yourself and take the necessary medication or consider something else. You don’t want to be sick and people don’t want to make eye contact with you while you’re throwing up everywhere. Anyways, I saw whales! The crew was very accommodating, knowledgeable, and kind. Would recommend to anyone! Just take care of yourself and watch the weather.

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SFWT, Public Relations Manager at San Francisco Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

We always encourage passengers to take proper precautions as high sea are frequent in the area. We're sorry your experience didn't rise to your expectations. It appears our crew did all they could given the conditions at sea. We're glad you were able to encounter some of the amazing wildlife that call these waters home. We appreciate your feedback.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Kitty Kat and crew were great hosts. Very enthusiastic crew, completely into waht they do. Within 30 minutes we had spotted the first Hump Back. We were near this first whale during our entire trip but we spotted other hump backs, a grey whale and harbour porpuses. The crew was professional and very safetly and comfort conscious. Our girls, 7 and 10 loved the experience. Highly recommend booking a tour with San Francisco Whale Tours!

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SFWT, Public Relations Manager at San Francisco Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

We're glad we were able to be part of your San Francisco experience. Thank you for the review.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Great time with a very knowledgeable crew. Enjoyed seeing the Golden Gate Bridge and other sights and then seeing humpback whales and porpoises. Really great value for the money.

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SFWT, Public Relations Manager at San Francisco Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you for joining us and thank you for the review.

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