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East Meets West Excursions

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Welcome to East Meets East Excursions Captain Nick Newport Beach-Dolphin and Whale Watching Tours / Sunset cruises. Welcome aboard Newport Beach's most advanced whale watching boat. We limit our trips to 6 passenger(s) or less to provide the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
509 S Bay Front, Near Balboa Island Ferry, Newport Beach, CA 92662
+1 949-201-5650
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Reviewed yesterday

Captain Nick did an amazing job during this tour. His passion for the ocean and whales is evident. This tour is done by a very educated and genuine person. It is not your typical commercialized tour. We saw it all: whales, dolphins, seals, and learned...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kendall C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Captain Nick was amazing. He was friendly, informative and expertly navigated our trip. He was also super communicative and easy to coordinate with. During our voyage, we literally hundreds of dolphins, lounging seals, and got so incredibly close to a hump back whale. If aren't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Foreezy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had friends travelling from England for their first Thanksgiving and I wanted their trip to be super duper special. We booked a private charter with Captain Nick for some whale and dolphin watching. While we didn't see any whales, we saw HUNDREDS of dolphins....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank halljm1986
Reviewed 25 October 2018

My husband and I had an amazing time with Captain Nick at East Meets West! He is so personable and fun to be around. We loved the small group size of only 6. It made the experience so much more fun and intimate. You don't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maura B
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We had booked a tour on a what turned out to be a rainy and windy day, but Dan wanted to find dolphins for us and in the end made it happen. We saw jumpers and some came close the the boat. It was wet...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fuzzyhunden
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time! Whereas we tried to find whales, they just weren’t showing themselves yesterday, but the dolphins were out in great force and numbers! It was an amazing experience. We saw four different types of dolphins, sea lions, and an elephant seal!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Culture740670
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We had a trip with Capt. Dan in beautiful conditions. Our 2h trip ended up in a 3h trip as the Dolphins had some other plans at that day. However, Dan never gave up and we suddenly found a huge pod of around 150 Dolphins....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank pascalvieser
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We had an amasing day at the ocean with Nick and a lots of dolphines. I highly recommend Nick and his tour!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RubinH8
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We booked a same day private trip. It was GREAT. Captain Dan was knowledgeable, friendly and made our trip an awesome one. We saw so many dolphins I couldn't keep track. Our two girls age 17 and 6 were both equally in awe. I am...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Shanon S
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We took a private tour with Captain Nick on May 31, 2018 and it was an incredible experience! We kicked it off immediately with a mega pod of 500-1000 common dolphins. They surrounded our boat and swam with us forever! It was unreal!! My son...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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3 May 2018|
Response from EMWExcursions | Property representative |
Yes, as long as you are not in your 3rd trimester. We always insist you consult your physician prior as each individual situation could be different.
4 November 2017|
Response from mackimouse | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Enjoy!