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Glad we stopped, we saw several whales

This was a foggy day in late July, but so worth the time spent here. He hung out for 30 minutes or... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Newtown, PA
Great place to watch whales and surfers.

Easy to get to, plenty of parking and easy access to the beach or to the look-out point. A... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mario S
Eugene, Oregon
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US-101 S/Oregon Coast Hwy, Depoe Bay, OR
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All reviews picnic tables crashing waves oregon coast whale watching large parking area lincoln city beautiful spot plenty of parking favorite stop winter storm great place to watch easy access low tide see whales gorgeous views nice stop walk around
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a foggy day in late July, but so worth the time spent here. He hung out for 30 minutes or so and the whales were cruising back and forth. I felt like we had just as good a view as the tour boats...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to get to, plenty of parking and easy access to the beach or to the look-out point. A favorite of surfers you can see the daredevils brave the cold water in search of the perfect (albeit small) Oregon waves.

Thank Mario S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve never come to this part of the coast without stopping at Boiler Bay. The views are always spectacular and this time we got some glimpses of whales feeding. This time there was a very knowledgeable and helpful volunteer at the site to give us...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We watched a whale feeding very close to the cliffs we were looking out at. Lots of parking and a bathroom. Beautiful area to see!

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This simple looking park on the side of Hwy 101 provides picnic tables, rest rooms, and a bay of whales. We spent nearly 40 minutes here watching 3 or 4 whales playing in the way to the north and just off the coast to the...More

1  Thank EphemeralDiver
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Boiler Bay is a great place to watch the ocean pounding the rocks. We saw one whale the short tine we were there and several whale blows. It's always fun to try to spot a whale and you're high enough to see a big expanse...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Just north of Depoe Bay, a nice turn out with a large parking area, picnic tables and restrooms. There is enough room to fit your RV. We stopped here on recommendations we might see whales. Jackpot. There was one in the bay feeding. A must...More

Thank MagnumBatt01
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Nice area to stop and take in the ocean view. Family friendly. Excellent whale watching opportunity. We had several fairly close-up views of gray whales from the lookout in August.

Thank Courtnie T
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Well worth a stop or spending more time. Plenty of Easy in and out parking. Bathrooms. 180 degree Pacific Ocean water front beach and views. If you can catch good weather, it’s a great place to be

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here so the kids could stretch their legs and stayed an hour. There was a grey whale hanging out right off the point. We also saw a seal and sea lion. Don't forget your binoculars! The scenery was beautiful too. My kids (9...More

1  Thank Julie S
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Janice A
30 July 2017|
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Response from Julie H | Reviewed this property |
No overnight parking. But, you can park overnight at the Casino, or the Safeway shopping center. Both allow you to leave your car. We had our guest with overflow parking at these locations. Never a problem. And you can just... More
19 September 2015|
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Response from Donna C | Reviewed this property |
People park all over there. As you pull in to Boiler Bay, on either side it is 180 degree viewing point. If he doesn't feel like getting out of the car, he'll still be able to see. People seat in their cars, and have lunch... More