LOCATION: San Francisco, CA
Set sail for adventure on a sightseeing tour to remember as you view whales in their natural habitat off the Farallon Islands, just a stone's throw from San Francisco.
You'll have the best view in the house as you explore the incredible variety of animals that inhabit this amazing marine sanctuary, including many species of migrating whales. Blue Whales, Humpback Whales, Gray Whales, and Sperm Whales are just some of the whales sighted in these waters and you'll be in awe as you see them rise mysteriously alongside your boat before diving deep below, with a mighty splash of their tail.
The Farallon Islands are a nature lover's paradise, home to a huge seabird colony, that's the largest of its kind outside Alaska and Hawaii. Twelve different species of seabird make the Farallon Islands their home as well as a rich variety of dolphins and seals. You may even catch a glimpse of Great White Sharks, drawn to the islands to feed.
Eco tours don't get better than this. Bring your camera and a sense of adventure as you enjoy one of the best marine sightseeing tours American has to offer!
Experience the incredible Farallon Islands and enjoy a close up look at amazing marine wildlife including whales, seals, dolphins and more. Throughout the trip, crew members provide full narration and are available to answer questions.
This tour takes place on Saturdays and Sundays year round. Whales viewed will depend on the time of year. Sailing may be weather dependent and trips may be postponed in adverse conditions.
Tours depart from Pier 39, Beach and Embarcadero Streets, San Francisco