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Address: 309 Palm Ave, Suite F, Newport Beach, CA 92661
Phone Number: +1 949-675-0550
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Providing year round whale watching cruises multiple times daily. View...

Providing year round whale watching cruises multiple times daily. View giant blue whales, finback whales, humpback whales, and many more. Whale watching is so good cruises are just 2-2.5 hours in length. One of the best whale watching environments lies in the protected marine park located just south of Newport Bay. Newport Landing also offers general admission deep sea fishing excursions daily choose from half day and full day options. Fish coastal waters or offshore islands such as Catalina Island. Hundreds of fish caught per trip is norm. Over 2 dozen species possible. Along with general admission cruises/trips choose from large selection of ships for rentals for all types of activities from whale watching, sunset cruises, holiday parties, fishing excursions, and many other events. Ships can accommodate from small groups to a group of 149 persons one just one of our ships.

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A nice first time deep sea fishing trip!

Our first time deep sea fishing ever so not much to compare with, but the whole family (except our 7 year old who had nausea) enjoyed it and had a nice half day (6 hours) trip. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2016
Karoline S

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Our first time deep sea fishing ever so not much to compare with, but the whole family (except our 7 year old who had nausea) enjoyed it and had a nice half day (6 hours) trip. We caught fish and as a summary it was a nice experience.

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Thank Karoline S
Crestline, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I recently booked a morning 1/2 day (6 hrs) fishing trip with Newport Landing. Excellent fishing and overall experience. From the person I talked over the phone to every crew member I interacted with, they were super friendly, helpful, and just genuine very nice people!!! I rented a pole and tackle, the deckhands were super nice and they will tie... More 

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Thank flyboymlc
Glendora, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Paid for limited person day trip 6 to 6, going after Yellow Tail. Left dock about 20 after our 6am depart time. Got to bait collection, oh my ...each bait about the size of half of a HALF regular size pencil and buckets full dead fish. Can't catch fish, 10-15-20 lb with tiny tiny bait. We stopped about an hour... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

They do not deservice to own a business or need to be under new management or something. They don't take responsibility for anything. They just blame the customer. It's a long story but in short, they told me I didn't ask the right questions and it was my responsibility and not their job to inform the customers. How was I... More 

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Thank Brittani W
Chandler, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We went on a cold December morning on the 11:00 AM trip, so the 3rd trip of the day for them. We got there an hour early like they told us and rented the $5 binoculars (make sure you bring your own). They boarded us on time and set of shortly after 11:00 AM. As soon as we got outside... More 

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2 Thank Mike H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Horrible customer service. Was lied to several times and the staff is misinformed. They canceled the trip and I didn't get to fish at all even though the day before I was told the boat was 100% going out. They will never receive my business

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1 Thank RobLBenson
Newport Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

The day was long and the bait was small but that was fine. It was great to fish with a knowledgable crew. I would plan on going back!

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2 Thank Matt P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

I have gone on a few trips out of newport landing. Sometimes I have had a great trip. Sometimes I felt like the crew was going thru the motions. They seemed disintrested at times. The crew of the Freelance really worked hard to find the fish. Overall not a bad expiriance.

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3 Thank Sal M
Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I have been on four fishing trips with Newport Landing Sportfishing and the crews have always been fast and helpful. Fast in the sense that if you catch a fish, a crew member appears right behind you to gaff the fish if necessary or tell you if its too small. They are also there just as quick to help untangle... More 

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4 Thank happytravel14
Claremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I arranged for my son and husband to go out on the half day boat this morning for an early Father's day present. The boat trip was from 6-noon. When they got back, I was incredibly upset that there was only about an hour and a half of actual fishing. The boat traveled out for two hours and back for... More 

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