Whale Watching Deals in Portland
Nothing beats the awe-inspiring beauty of the Oregon coast, except maybe the equally stunning wildlife -- and no, the fine folks at the Saturday Market don't count as "wildlife." Heed the call of the wild with today's deal from Whale Research EcoExcursions: For $35 you can hit the high seas for 90 minutes of whale watching with researcher Carrie Newell, learn more about our huge mammalian friends with a ticket to the Whales, Sea Life, and Shark Museum, and commemorate your experience with a T-shirt (a $70 value). This Depoe Bay-based biz leaves the frigid wind and water to the whales, providing comfortable captains' seats, blankets, and coats or gloves -- plus the companionship of "First Mate" Kida, a whale-loving golden retriever. You'll focus on spotting the resident gray whales, sea lions, and harbor seals. If the most impressive fauna you've witnessed in Oregon are the nutria along the Amazon Trail, score this half-off deal for some wildlife that's actually worth watching.
Whale-watching tours offer intimate glimpses of marine life, a luxury once reserved exclusively for those brave enough to dunk their heads into a lobster tank. Witness a less pinchy natural wonder with this Groupon. $40 for Whale Watching Tour, Whale Museum Visit, and Whale Adoption Package ($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 ...
The Deal $35 for a whale-watching package (a $70 total value) 90-minute whale-watching tour (a $40 value) Ceramic coffee mug with a whale photograph or whale-watching tote bag (a $15 value) Entrance to the Whale, Sea Life & Shark Museum (a $5 value) Two extra tickets for a future visit to the Whale, Sea Life & Shark Museum (a $10 value) During the 90-minute whale-watching tour, a pair of six-passenger ex-coast guard Zodiacs head out to roam the waters around Depoe Bay. These excursions are led by marine biologist Carrie Newell and her team, who can give you the name ...