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Oceanside Adventures

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“whale watching”(69 reviews)
“sea lions”(61 reviews)
“boat ride”(36 reviews)
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Come out with us for an AWE inspiring Whale and Dolphin Watching adventure. Our trips are 2 hours and are great for families, couples, private parties, and corporate events. Our adventure is perfect for anyone and everyone that loves the ocean or...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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256 Harbor Dr S, Oceanside, CA 92054-1035
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My family and I enjoyed our time on the boat! The crew was pleasant, and went out of their way to find us sea life to view!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We appreciate your positive rating. It’s always appreciated and gratifying when we receive positive marks from our customers.

Reviewed 2 days ago

It was great weather. We saw lots of dolphin and seals but unfortunately no whales. The captain and the 1st mate were very friendly (1st mate made a great bloody Mary!). I will say it was a little difficult to understand what the captain was...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Your comments and suggestions on how we can do a better job are appreciated. Please know these suggestions don't go unnoticed and we will be sharing your thoughts with the team to continue our goal of providing every customer with an exceptional experience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the trip. Was a beautiful day and the caption and the crew were great! Nice and clean boat with plenty of room. We saw a lot of dolphins and my LO loved it. We did not get to see whales but maybe next...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great boat ride with friends. Saw a lot of dolphins! Recommend any time of year! Knowledgeable crew.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to provide fellow consumers with your rich perspective. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very fun event, clean boat with well knowledged crew. Had son and girlfriend in town and all had a great time.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your positive rating. It’s always appreciated and gratifying when we receive positive marks from our customers.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time out. Although we didn’t have a whale sighting, we saw dolphin. The staff is always amazing! Can’t wait to come back:-)

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to provide fellow consumers with your rich perspective. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oceanside Adventures offers a very comfortable ocean cruise on a clean and roomy vessel. We received a call asking if we could more our trip up to the 12pm trip as there were no bookings on the later afternoon trip. We were able to get...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for both your patronage and for posting such generous comments regarding our business. We work very hard to ensure that we please wonderful customers like you. Thank you for validating that we are accomplishing that goal.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour was wonderful. It seemed at first we weren’t going to see anything and then came across several pods of dolphins. It was great the dolphins swam with the boat and were everywhere around us. The staff on the boat were very friendly, and...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate your positive rating. It’s always appreciated and gratifying when we receive positive marks from our customers.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the afternoon tour on a beautiful fall day. Even though we weren't able to see any whales, we did see a pod of dolphins! The were jumping all around us and swimming with the boat! It was worth every penny! Not only did...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for both your patronage and for posting such generous comments regarding our business. We work very hard to ensure that we please wonderful customers like you. Thank you for validating that we are accomplishing that goal.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went out in a group of 6 people. What a beautiful boat! The staff was so nice and friendly. The captain knew just where to go to show us the most amazing dolphin watching. What an amazing trip for a very reasonable price.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to provide fellow consumers with your rich perspective. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Joyce B
February 25, 2018|
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Response from Donna K | Property representative |
What might you see on a tour? Nov-April: Gray Whales, Minke Whales, Humpback , Fin Whale and all 4 species of dolphin May-Oct: Fin Whales, Blue Whales, Minke Whales, Humpback Whales and all 4 species of dolphin Other... More
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Jcart13
January 27, 2018|
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The whales and dolphin travel 24/7 so there is no best time to go. It's just a matter of what is in our radius during our 2 hour trips.
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Beth C
March 14, 2017|
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Whales migrate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There is no “best” time to see whales or dolphins, but the weather on the water tends to be calmer in the morning.
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