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Newport Coastal Adventure Whale Watching

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Newport Beach, CA, USA
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About Newport Coastal Adventure Whale Watching
The original Small Boat, Big Adventure Whale Watching tour in Newport Beach. Newport Coastal Adventure's fleet now offers two US Coast Guard inspected and certified Zodiac boats, 30 and 36 feet in length, to go farther and faster than any competitor. With the unique design of a Zodiac boat, we allow our passengers to experience the ocean and animals at their fingertips. Just lean over the side of the cushioned tube to be inches away from playful dolphins and whales! Being on a Zodiac boat in the ocean is an unforgettable experience, one that's earned us over 1,500 Five Star reviews across the internet.
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Dania W wrote a review Sep 27
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What a fun adventure out on the water! Rich was an awesome captain, very funny and relaxed. We saw a whale, but even more fun than that was the pod of 150 dolphins, and even the hilarious sea lions. Boat was really comfortable, price is reasonable. Overall, highly recommend!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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malex2014 wrote a review Sep 27
Boston, Massachusetts2 contributions1 helpful vote
We are locals and had been thinking about a whale watching tour for years, it just felt like it would be a hassle. Newport Coastal Adventures and Capt Rich were so great, no hassle at all. Booking online was easy, check in was easy and the 2hr tour was relaxing and so fun. Capt Rich made sure we had a great experience and customized the tour. Our three teenagers had a great time off devices, enjoying nature and having fun. I would highly recommend the tour and Capt. Rich. I only regret we didn’t book sooner. We will definitely be booking another tour soon.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Lisa Gambill wrote a review Sep 27
Newport Beach, California2 contributions
If you are looking for a Whale Watching adventure -- Newport Coastal Adventures is the best! Captain Alex and his helper (Marine Biologist) made this a great time. Our first time out we saw a few whales. The trip last week was lot's of dolphins, but it was a great time!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Dennis Frazier wrote a review Sep 21
Placentia, California1 contribution
An adventure with social distancing. This was a birthday prize for my grand-daughter, 5 years old. This was her first ocean boat ride.It was a huge success. Ryan and Mark are pleasnt and knowledgable about ocean-life. wonderful experience, I'll be back again.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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sahuaritaMom wrote a review Sep 20
Sahuarita, Arizona66 contributions15 helpful votes
We went on the water with Alex as our Captain. We took the Adventure tour. Boat was a bit fast for my liking, though my 8 year old thought it was awesome. Captain Alex was in close communication with other boats, which allowed him to find out exactly the spots to go to spot a Fin Whale. If he didn’t take the extra steps to do this, we wouldn’t have gotten this opportunity We were able to follow the whale down the coast a bit. All of us super happy to see this magnificent whale, as we headed back to the pier, we then come across a HUGE pod of dolphins. Another breath taking experience And lastly we got to see the sea lions. Great experience for my daughter, niece, sister and I
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Date of experience: September 2020
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