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Newport Beach

Whale-Watching Cruise from Newport Beach

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  • 1
    Balboa Pier
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Balboa Fun Zone
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: 400 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661, USA
    2: 309 Palm St, Newport Beach, CA 92661, USA
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 2.5-hour whale-watching cruise
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • 2.50 fuel surcharge per infant age 3 years and younger due on date of travel. The fuel surcharge and wharfage fees is required by our local supplier and is not within our control.
    • Entry/Admission - Balboa Fun Zone
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Outside alcohol, ice chests, coolers or glass containers are strictly prohibited.
    • Vessel may change depending on availability.
    • Please note: there is a $2.50 fuel surcharge per infant age 3 years and younger due on date of travel. The fuel surcharge and wharfage fees is required by our local supplier and is not within our control.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    No animals, no music, no, no, no entertainment Fun tour with no fun We did this tour with friends looking forward for fun time No fun, not even a music or trying to have a little entertainment from crue, not even see any crue except the guy which check the tikets been same one
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    The captain and the crew knew what to look for and knew how to make the excursion fun. The boat had great amenities as well! They offered snacks and drinks for purchase.
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    This is a great time if you love marine wildlife. I went on the cruise in early November and it wasn't quite whale season but you will have a good time regardless of the time of year. We chased down a pod of dolphins that were stampeding (yep, correct term.) Once we caught up to
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    Good cruise and value. Boat had a clean bathroom and a drink and snack bar inside. Only complaint is that they just usher everyone onto the boat with no direction. People were scrambling to find seating up front, on top, in the back... and there are no employees giving any
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    Since booking the cruise, we were told by locals that October is not a time to see whales. We did see plenty of dolphins which were great! When booking you may want to make sure it is the season to see the whales. It is understood there are no guarantees to see anything and
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 2h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English
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