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Newport Coastal Adventure Whale Watching

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Newport Coastal Adventure Whale Watching
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A private or semi-private Whale Watching + Coastal Tour experience limited to 6 passengers, Newport Coastal Adventure will get you closer than any other operator to the beautiful coastline and allow you to see the whales, dolphins and sea lions from...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
504 S Bay Front, Newport Beach, CA 92662-1017
+1 949-922-8784
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Mark and Ryan were amazing guides in our Ultimate Adventure. The boat ride was so much fun and bounced up and down at a good speed along the amazingly beautiful California coast. We saw a grey whale up close and the fun part is that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JaneeKanoNi
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my second trip with Newport Coastal Adventures and won't be the last! Capt. Ryan and Mark were great at spotting dolphins, a Minke whale, and spent over an hour watching a mama and baby humpback whale! They were both knowledgeable, very friendly, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ck56766
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time, however this time I was solo as sadly my husband couldn’t make it. Our first adventure was the best. My trip on 12/8 was beyond what I had expected. Our captain was Ryan and certainly did not disappoint, they are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank melindac337
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome tour. Easy online booking with confirmation. Check-in 1 hour before departure (just a few minutes check-in, afterwards you will have the rest of the time for yourself - wait or take breakfast or something like this). The boat has the perfect...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MinkiTravelling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome experience on our Ultimate Whale Watching Adventure!! Captain Ryan and Mark were both great. They did such a great job educating us on the different species of whales and dolphins and also gave us great general knowledge on the Pacific Ocean....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kat_boelte
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unreal experience!!! I was beyond terrified to do this and had the idea in my head I would walk if it looked scary or sketchy( I'm terrified of being out in the Clean) and from the second we checked in...I felt comfortable and even more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Navigator24472939273
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing! We didn’t see any whales, but we saw dolphins, sea lions and seals. Totally worth the money. We paid for a smaller boat and it was reasonably priced. I would recommend this to anyone!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Traveler07592323027
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend Newport Coastal Adventures to everyone. We were a party of three who made a day trip from LA (parked on Balboa Island and took the ferry to the peninsula) and we could not have asked for a better experience. We were lucky enough...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank julwalk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were so lucky to have Alex as our tour guide, he was so well versed in the wildlife and his boating skills were amazing. We saw dolphins, seals, sea lions, birds and many beautiful boats, beaches and mansions. This is a tour guide that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Crystal R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taylor was great. He expertly handled the boat to make our ride as comfortable as possible. He knew a lot about the ocean and the animals and answered any questions we had in a professional way.

Date of experience: November 2018
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22 November 2018|
Response from oz r | Reviewed this property |
I think it will be best to call and confirm they offer tours. Have fun
7 July 2018|
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Response from Ryan L | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for your question! The end of December historically has held sightings of Gray Whales, Fin Whales, Humpback Whales, and Minke Whales, in that order of likelyhood. Any cancellation due to weather is 100... More
Sandy Z
28 February 2018|
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Response from Sandy Z |
Thank you !!