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Address: 345 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365
Phone Number: 541 265 6200
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Wonderful harbor / estuary cruise

Weather kept us from venturing into the ocean. I thought maybe we'd be disappointed with the harbor/estuary river cruise but it was GREAT. It was a fun and educational... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Springfield, Oregon
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Springfield, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Weather kept us from venturing into the ocean. I thought maybe we'd be disappointed with the harbor/estuary river cruise but it was GREAT. It was a fun and educational experience. Glad we did it!

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

What a great way to spend 2 hours on the water! Very educational and the staff makes sure it's fun for kids by letting them participate in various activities like dropping the crab traps and then pulling them up later. They throw all the crabs back so it's purely educational. We did not see whales but did see a sun... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We four sisters went on a fabulous 2 hour bay and ocean cruise with Captain Dan and Naturalist Delpha. Both are from the area and have great knowledge about the marine life and history of this coastal region. We had many sightings of whales, and sea lions, birds, and learned so much about the ocean life off the Oregon coast.... More 

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Lake Bluff, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

It was a foggy day, but it was still fun to take the boat out into the ocean. The crew was all very kind and informative. We caught some crabs and learned about plankton too. The tour was about two hours, which was great because we weren't looking for a full day tour. It was a quick and easy way... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

You might see more whales out of Depoe Bay ... but these guys make the trip fun! Very professional and enthusiastic.

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Lavonia, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This was a 2 hour tour that can accomodate wheelchairs. I know the staff doesn't control the wildlife but it was a disappointment that all we saw were birds because everyone was excited to see whales. The staff was great and all the kids loved catching the crab and holding them. The staff walked around the boat and was always... More 

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The captain and the naturalist can't control the weather. Neither can they control whether the wildlife decide to cooperate. But they do go out of their way to make sure that you have a good time. The kids got to drive the boat with the captain. They also got to trap crab and pick them up and throw them back... More 

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Ely, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We loved our time aboard the Discovery. The captain and Dalphne were so kind and made sure everyone enjoyed themselves. We didn't see any whales but still had so much fun. Our son loved the crabbing and getting to steer the ship. When they found out that it was what he had chosen to do for his birthday they made... More 

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Pearland, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Took our three kids to Newport while here on the Oregon coast & caught this educations boat tour of the Harbour plus an hour or so whale watching. We saw 9 California Gray Whales and they put on a pretty good show for us. Also saw some Sea Lions and Harbour Seals. Kids got to help pilot the boat .... More 

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Pensacola Beach, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Not only did we get to see a whale off the coast, but we were most impressed with the educational program that was presented. After leaving the dock, our naturalist (Delpha) had kids volunteer to help put two crab pots overboard. Then we headed out to sea to find whales - Captain Bob did a great job finding one. We... More 

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