Oregon Coast Whale Watching

While visiting Oliva Beach, you don’t want to miss the opportunity to experience Oregon Coast whale watching at its best. Watch and learn more about the majestic gray whales that call our coast home throughout the year. Discover several local tour vendors below, they will provide you with an exceptional experience that will create memories to last a lifetime! Not a boat lover? There are plenty of other fun and exciting things to do on the Oregon Coast!


For nearly 30 years, Capn` Dan has been providing “Top Deck” ocean adventures for sport fishing, whale watching, eco-tours and much more.

Operating through Tradewinds Charters with several other friends and colleagues. We offer a fully equipped, modern vessel`s with unsurpassed experience – not to mention a fun and friendly captain and crew. Operating in the same location for 70 years, Tradewinds is the premier ocean charter service on the Oregon coast. From the moment you check in and hop on board, you will definitely feel like part of the crew and right at home. My goal is to provide you with the finest ocean adventure on the “terrific pacific” and lifetime great memories.



PO Box 146

Depoe Bay, OR 97341

(541) 270.6163


We are open most every morning by 6 AM, the coffee is fresh and free, so stop by and say hello and see what`s going on.



270 Coast Guard Place

Depoe Bay, OR 97341

(541) 765.2545


People come from all over the United States to learn about the gray whales that migrate past our coast each year. The Whale Watching Spoken Here program places volunteers at great whale watching sites during Watch Weeks so they can teach others while watching the whales too. If you love whales, come and be a volunteer!



119 SW Hwy 101

Depoe Bay, OR 97341

(541) 765.3304


Ahoy! Welcome Aboard! Since 1938, Tradewinds Charters in Depoe Bay has been providing “Top Deck” ocean charters for whale watching, sportfishing, bird watching, and Ecology Tours. With a fleet of twelve modern, fully equipped vessels, experienced, knowledgeable, and very friendly captains and crew, Tradewinds is the premier ocean charter service on the Oregon Coast. From the moment you check in at our charter office and board our vessels, you will definitely feel a part of the crew and right at home. We strive for not only the best in whale watching and fishing but the best in fun.



Hwy 101 & North of Bridge

Depoe Bay, OR 97341

(541) 765.2345