Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Whale Watching Report For Oct. 10
No whale watching today as they are forecasting rough ocean conditions, visit: Marine Weather Forecast
Scarback the gray whale the most famous resident whale has been sighted off Depoe Bay. Scarback was first sighted this morning on the Whales Tail's first trip of the day. Scarback has been around since 1979 and can be identified by the large scar on her right dorsal hump. It is believed that Scarback got her famous scar from an exploding harpoon, which some believe she acquired between 1985 and 1988. The orange coloration of the scar is from whale lice, this is a crustacean that eats the dead skin of the whale and is beneficial for the whale. The pictures above are from todays whale watching trip aboard the Whales Tail.
Dockside Charters located in Depoe Bay, Oregon offers whale watching Zodiac Style aboard the Whales Tail. This is a very unique experience that gives you 360° viewing and puts you "up close and personal" for observing Oregon's resident gray whales. This is a great trip that is a little more personal and gives you and your family an adventure that is not to be missed. Here you can enjoy the incredible scenery of the Oregon Coast, transit the worlds smallest navigable channel, and enjoy watching gray whales, harbor seals, sea lions, and other marine life. We try to provide you with a once in a lifetime experience that is not to be missed along with some great memories.
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270 Coast Guard Pl.
Depoe Bay, Oregon 97341
Toll Free: 1-800-733-8915