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Whale Watching For Groups
2013 GRAY WHALE WATCHING TOURS
SAN FRANCISCO · HALF MOON BAY
This is a unique opportunity to witness the gray whale migration with your group at a rate that offers you special savings.
We have two departure sites that honor group rates for your convenience:
The SAN FRANCISCO cruises run 6 hours, departing from the San Francisco Yacht Harbor near Marina Green Park. The group rate (10 or more persons) for select SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS is $89 per person.
- For groups of less than 37 persons, the Captain Joey vessel would be shared with the general public.
HALF MOON BAY:
The HALF MOON BAY trips departing from Pillar Point Harbor/Princeton by the Sea run for 3 hours. The group rate (10 or more persons) is $40 per person. For groups of less than 48 persons, the Salty Lady vessel would be shared with the general public.
Our vessels have open observation decks with limited indoor seating. Oceanic Society naturalists will accompany each trip to explain the natural history of the whales and ensure your comfort.
Reservations are on a first-come basis. To reserve space send your APPLICATION with a deposit of $100 per trip. The balance is due 3 weeks prior to departure. Payment of the balance must be in the form of one check per group. Visa or MasterCard are accepted for the $100 deposit only. All other payments must be made by check, money order or cashier's check. We reserve the right to cancel if full payment is not received on time. In such cases, the deposit is non-refundable.
In the case of cancellation by your group, fees paid to Oceanic Society more than three weeks prior to departure are refundable, less a $50 charge. There are no refunds if your group cancels less than three weeks prior to departure.
Rescheduling less than 3 weeks prior to departure is not permitted. Rescheduling must be to like days only (i.e. weekdays to weekdays or weekends to weekends).
For reservations taken less than two weeks prior to departure Oceanic Society will assess an administrative late fee for processing your payment. The late fee is $1.00 per person. The total payment is due immediately by credit card payment for reservations taken less than two weeks prior to the departure date.
Trips may be cancelled by Oceanic Society due to under-subscription, hazardous sea conditions or other acts of God. If Oceanic Society Expeditions cancels a trip, you may reschedule within the season or request a refund before May 31, 2011 less a $2/per person administrative fee. There are no automatic refunds. In no event shall our liability exceed the obligation to refund the amount you paid us. No-shows and latecomers who miss the boat will forfeit the entire fee.
Trips fill up quickly so early reservations are recommended. Please consult the enclosed brochure for the dates and times that might best fit your schedule. We look forward to arranging a Whale Watch trip for your group.