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Excellent tour, staff were great. We saw humpback whales, sea lions, porpose. We definetly recommend this tour
Carla, the marine biologist, made this whale watching cruise very enjoyable and informative. Even though the waters appeared a little rough, the Captain made this a smooth sail. AND we did see whales, as well as other marine life.
Great crew, fantastic experience. Having well informed staff and a marine biologist there to answer all our questions was great.
Unfortunately it was a quiet day at sea, but the captain persevered and we all looked out for wildlife, We headed further out to sea and suddenly whales surfaced right in front of the boat!
I have been on many site seeing trips. If they say they are 3 hours they are just 3 hours. Our trip left around 8:30-8:45 and we didn't get back until 3:30-4:00! The first few hours I wasn't sure if we would see anything, and I was getting very disappointed ... then, we say a BLUE WHALE, a few Hump Backs, and a Black Footed Albatross! It was amazing! The pictures are unbelievable!
Fantastic! With sightings of Humpbacks and Porpoises! Delightful crew and a wonderful cold, foggy ride! A must do in San Francisco!
We got to see 6 whales, although 4 of them were quite shy! Got pictures of one of the gray whales and it's fluke! The weather was wonderful, about 72, albeit, we could only go out 17 miles instead of 27-37 miles, as the waters further out were too rough for our catamaran! But it was an amazing adventure, a must do!!
Very good experience. Good guide, good captain. Viator could have said up front that there was no food provided and that there were snacks to buy on board and what kind. Viator people weren't helpful with retreaving my confirmation number but the actual staff on the boat were stellar.
Excellent tour Saw loads of Dolphins but unfortunatly no whales.
Due to this we were given an openended ticket,until we do see some.
Long way to go back but will one day
Brilliant morning trip - friendly and knowledgable crew. Hard to photograph the whales that we saw but the Golden Gate Bridge was pretty stunning as it emerged from the early morning fog..
Wonderful trip. We had the privilege of seeing hump back whales under the Golden Gate Bridge - it was amazing! We had a super guide, Victoria, who was knowledgeable and very informative with her infectious enthusiasm. Joe, our captain, was brilliant and this was an experience of a lifetime. Thanks.
found 4 whales just 5 min after we passed the Golden Gate Bridge!
Our trip was delayed a bit from the start, but our marine biologist made things enjoyable and exciting. We didn't see too many whales, but we ended up making a pretty big loop looking for them. Getting up close to the Farallones was just incredible. I'd definitely do this tour again.
It was a very good trip, Carol was very knowgeable. I will do it again!!!!! :) Thank you very much. :)
The tour was wonderful. We saw white sided dolphins and humpback and gray whales. Viator did not tell us where to meet the tour so we did not know about their meeting place. Viator also did not tell us to take food or drink along as there was no snack bar. This is a 6 hour tour. These 2 pieces of information should be added to the Viator ticket page that is printed out. The captain and the tour guide are excellent. No concerns at all about the actual tour. would go again
Nice cruise, we had very calm water, and saw several whales. Weather was fine though a bit cold, but expected for October weather! The Captain and the 2 naturalists were very knowledgeable and made the cruise very enjoyable.