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Ocean Explorer Cruises

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400 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1330
+1 949-673-1489
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Whale Watching

We had the best time on our whale watching cruise out of Newport Beach last Friday afternoon. Our... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2016
Lori H
Temecula, California
via mobile
Did see a whale, despite bad weather.

This was so much fun! Wasn't expecting to see anything, since they hadn't seen anything all day and... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2016
Cranston, RI
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Ocean Explorer Cruises provides year round whale watching cruises multiple times daily, sunset and evening cruises, and special cruises to celebrate major holidays including the famous Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade.
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Sep 21, 2016
“Whale Watching”
Sep 18, 2016
“Did see a whale, despite bad weather.”
400 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1330
+1 949-673-1489

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Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We had the best time on our whale watching cruise out of Newport Beach last Friday afternoon. Our Captain Larry was entertaining, attentive and very knowledgable. Being in touch with other Captains and through his observation, he was able to locate a very rare blue...More

1  Thank Lori H
Reviewed September 18, 2016

This was so much fun! Wasn't expecting to see anything, since they hadn't seen anything all day and the weather was choppy. But we did see a whale (got a bad photo of it, but fortunately there is a good photographer on crew so I...More

Thank SHP2
Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

I never make bad reviews. However I must. We didn't see whales but that is expected. We sat near the captions seat. They joked about obviously not seeing whales. While "teyint to look for whales" the captain called a friend who was getting her nails...More

1  Thank Lynnivy179761
Reviewed October 13, 2015

What an incredible experience! After being let down by another Cruise company that had failed to notify us that their boat was being fixed,we booked a deal with Travelzoo and Davey's Locker. Wonderful sunny and hot day to take a great cruise of Newport. Crew...More

1  Thank Janet C
Reviewed January 30, 2015

Spent three hours on the Ocean Explorer with family from the east coast on Monday. "Captain" Larry was amazing. The crew was able to work together and spotted many whales. What an experience! Weather was beautiful. Also spotted sea otter, dolphin and sea lions. The...More

Thank 4margare
Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

AWFUL! I purchased this while on vacation with my 2 sisters thru LIVING SOCIAL. After standing in 2 different lines about 30 minutes each we were then told due to purchasing this as a deal we would be down graded from their nice boat to...More

8  Thank MaMa_of_2_NY
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