Water activity

Newport Beach: Ultimate Whale Watching Adventure

4.9 / 5

12 reviews

Newport Beach: Ultimate Whale Watching Adventure

From US$ 66.50 per person

Experience the ultimate whale watching adventure on a 2-hour cruise. Departing from Newport Beach, travel faster and farther in a brand new RIB boat. Enjoy up-close wildlife sightings in a smaller group as you cruise along the beautiful Californian coast.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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  • Admire the stunning coastal scenery of southern California
  • Encounter whales and dolphins up close
  • Enjoy a thrilling cruise with a higher chance of sightings
Full description
Take a 2-hour dolphin and whale watching tour from Newport Beach. Cruise in an open boat that offers 360-degree views from anywhere onboard, allowing everyone a to have close encounter with nature. Admire the stunning coastal landscape and look out for whales, dolphins, and other marine wildlife.   Board a custom-built RIB, perfect for whale watching. The boat has a maximum capacity of 15 people, giving each passenger a piece of the action. See dolphins come almost close enough to touch. The boat can travel at speed and cruises up to 14 miles from port to ensure the highest success rate of animal sightings.
  • 2-hour cruise
  • Fees and taxes
  • Binocular rental
  • Drinks (available for purchase)
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • Pregnant women
  • Children under 5 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The local partner's office, 309 Palm Street A, Newport Beach, CA 92661.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Driver's license

Know before you go

  • Please note, there is no bathroom onboard the boat
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 12 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Value for money
  • Safety

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Excellent guide.

January 14, 2022

The tour was amazing, we saw hundreds of dolphins and two fin whales- was an amazing experience and both our guide and the captain were brilliant

January 9, 2022

Although cold and no whales great adventure with very knowledgeable crew. Many dolphins!!!!

September 30, 2021

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Product ID: 220617