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Address: 345 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365
Phone Number: 541 265 6200
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Marine discovery

Great tour captain and staff were very knowledgeable. Ocean waves were high so took us a river trip but was able to see animals. Staff put crab pots in water and were able to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Glendale, Arizona, United States
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Glendale, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great tour captain and staff were very knowledgeable. Ocean waves were high so took us a river trip but was able to see animals. Staff put crab pots in water and were able to catch crabs to show to everyone on board

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

I have done this tour multiple times and seen whales on every occasion. The staff do a great job of making their guests comfortable, narrating their tour and providing great sights. The trip takes about 2 hours and sales out of the harbor and into the Pacific Ocean. If you are not used to boats Dramamine or scopolamine would be... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Awesome afternoon spent with our three children 8, 9 and 11. The crew were super helpful, extremely knowledgable and gave the children an experience they won't forget. I highly recommend this trip if you are in Newport and want to give yourself and the kids an educational experience while seeing Newport from the harbour . Although a little rough on... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

I have been trying to get a hold of a human being to book a sea life cruise tour in May. I have emailed, gone through their contact form and called leaving message. I haven't received a response from either method. If it wasn't for my friend really wanting to go through this place I would have moved on. If... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We toured in mid-April. We were on the boat with a high school class from Wilsonville. We felt like having the kids and their teacher on board made the trip extra fun. Captain Don and Naturalist Delfa were great and kept us well informed about everything we saw. We had a really great time and learned a lot. Thanks to... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We've been on many wildlife and harbor cruises and this is one of the best. The crew was very personable, knowledgeable, and safety minded, and the boat was very comfortable. We especially enjoyed getting to hang out in the captain's cabin to ask questions and drive the boat for a bit. There's a nice mix of outdoor and indoor space,... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This trip is well worth doing. Saw three whales but this is not guaranteed. There is a naturalist aboard who delighted us all with crab catching and excellent explanations of Sea creatures.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

A 2 hour cruise around the bay. There was a small group of 5th graders on the boat, which actually made it more fun. The naturalist on board helped the kids scoop plankton and then look at it with a microscope that projected images on a screen, Then they netted bigger sea-life--fish, crabs, etc and talked about them. We went... More 

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Nampa, Idaho, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Captain Bob and Delpha were GREAT! They made it a point to speak to everyone on the boat and to make everyone comfortable. There was a 4year old very precocious little girl. They both let her "help" and they made her feel very special. The trip was for whale watching but was so much more. They shared local history and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I was skeptical about going on this tour but I'm so glad I did. Well worth it! The captain made it fun and they were very educated and it showed. We saw two whales, porpoises, and jellyfish! So much fun. I'd highly recommend!

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Address: Address: 345 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365
Phone Number: 541 265 6200
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Newport

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