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Xplore Offshore Day Tours

2864 Palomino Cir, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-7066
+1 858-456-1636
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Russell laid it out for us! He found us pods of dolphins with diving pelicans - he got us close... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Tina F
via mobile
Awesome experience!

Once in a lifetime experience. Russell was very accommodating and extremely knowledgeable! We had... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Shelley B
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2864 Palomino Cir, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-7066
+1 858-456-1636

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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Russell laid it out for us! He found us pods of dolphins with diving pelicans - he got us close enough to touch the dolphins and had an eye for blow holes finding us 2 different whale species to watch come to the surface- super...More

Thank Tina F
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Once in a lifetime experience. Russell was very accommodating and extremely knowledgeable! We had our 6 year old with us so he tailored the trip to keep everyone entertained. The dolphins swam so close to the boat we could have touched them. I highly recommend...More

Thank Shelley B
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

My wife, aunt, and two cousins went on a 3-hour tour. (Not the Gilligan's Island kind) with Capt. Russell. It was perfect conditions: sunny, calm, & warm. Within one hour we were surrounded by literally thousands of Common Dolphins. That is not hyperbole, they were...More

Thank JonDLee
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Capt Russell was an awesome guide. We saw many blue whales and hundreds of dolphins. I have never been so close to a whale. It was only about 10 feet from the boat! It was an unforgettable experience. Definitely worth it.

1  Thank Samyukta M
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Captain Russell is great! He went out of his way to create a unique trip for our family. We saw a blue whale and her calf and a huge pod of dolphins. My husband and teenage daughters swam in the ocean and were able to...More

Thank CallieCK
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We had a great time with Captain Russell on our trip to Catalina. He is a great captain and knows what he is doing. Our kids enjoyed every moment of it and it was a memorable trip ! Will go again!

Thank Niyz
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Captain Russell ensures that you are safe and at ease, but really lets you pick the destinations and activities. His versatile craft excels at whale/dolphin viewing in the ocean but you can also inflate the towable raft and have the kids skipping across the bay....More

Thank azoutte
Reviewed 14 July 2014

What a tour! This was great and we would do it again. We saw dolphins, whales and other wildlife. We spent three hours with him and we could customize our tour! It was work the money!

Thank GinaDunlap
Reviewed 19 June 2014

I would highly recommend going out on the boat with Captain Russell if you are looking for a unique ocean experience. It is unlike I had ever done before. My wife, two 11 year old boys spent about 3 hours on the ocean. The captain...More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 9 October 2013

This is well worth the money. We contacted Captain Russell to sign up for a boating excursion with our two teenage boys, ages 13 and 16. We were staying at the Sheraton Hotel and Marina in San Diego and Captain Russell picked us up and...More

Thank Julie N
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