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Newport Landing Whale Watching

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309 Palm St Ste A, Newport Harbour, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1203
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Getting out on the water!

Had the opportunity to go on a whale watching tour with this company. They were easy to book with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TravellingMatthieu
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Edmonton, Canada
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fun cruise

i treated my girlfriend to a whale watch cruise and we had a good time but did not see a whale... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
mikemeoff
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Tustin, California
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Newport Landing provides multiple whale watching trips daily departing from Newport Beach. Whale watching trips are also referred to as whale watching tours or whale watching cruises. Newport Landing offers whale watching tours from December 17th through April 30th. Along with viewing Grey Whales you can expect to see dolphins, sea lions, and marine birds. Join Newport Landing on one of our open to the general public cruises or privately charter a whale watching boat.
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309 Palm St Ste A, Newport Harbour, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1203
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the opportunity to go on a whale watching tour with this company. They were easy to book with and easy to get to. The captain was great throughout the tour with explaining what we were seeing and where to look. I’m usually not one...More

Thank TravellingMatthieu
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

i treated my girlfriend to a whale watch cruise and we had a good time but did not see a whale although saw some pods of dolphins and seals, the boat seemed crowded but i got a good deal which wasnt bad, we would likely...More

2  Thank mikemeoff
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We've been out with Newport Landing Whale Watching tours before, and decided to return again because the deals really can't be beat, and the staff and crew are fantastic. We opted for the 10:30am tour which started out with no sightings. The water was glassy...More

Thank Jennifer M
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

A Fun trip with a little view of three grey whales an pod of thousand dolphins . Captain and crew very professional and knowledgeable of sea life around

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

My family went on this trip in December. We did not see any dolphin any whale at all. The captain said it rarely happened but surely they know this fact because they have been doing this business multiple times per day for year long. They...More

Thank shengkun z
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

My husband and I have been on many whale watching trips and I'm a lover of marine life. We went in October, we know this isn't usually the season to see a whole lot of marine mammals like whales. Usually however in other areas of...More

Thank cbocbo
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Never saw so many dolphins swimming at the same time all around our boat. Lovely experience on sailing for ~1.5 hours. The boat had very descent staff onboard who communicated well from start till the end. The drinks and light snacks are served at additional...More

Thank vinu235
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Since whale watching was on my bucket list we decided to scratch it off on a recent visit to So Cal. As this was obviously important to me I researched both Newport Landing and Capt Dave's Dolphin and Whale Watching Safari. Though the latter had...More

1  Thank _jazzlover53
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We've done this cruise many times in all seasons. It's fun for kids and adults alike and taking a 2 1/2 hour ocean cruise in Newport is a great way to spend your time with the added bonus of the occasional whale sighting and almost...More

Thank OneLMicheleM
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Great trip. Beautiful Day. Dolphins swimming along side of our boat. Great Guide. Kept the whole boatful of people totally engaged i the cruise. Got to see great dolphins, and kids loved it and so did I was like a kid all over again. We...More

4  Thank Laura O
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We were there in high season and parking was very hard to find... We had a car so not sure about specific RV parking.
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