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Ultimate Whale Watching Tour aboard the SuperRib- 15 Passenger Max

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Skip the overcrowded boat tours and see spectacular marine mammals at close range on a small-group excursion from Newport Beach. The smaller vessel built exclusively for whale watching enables you to travel farther, faster, and get closer to the majestic sea animals. With just 15 passengers on board, everyone enjoys unobstructed views for the duration of the tour.
    What to Expect
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    Pass By: Newport Beach, Newport Beach, California

    Views and a tour of the beautiful natural harbor of Newport Beach is included as we transit on our way to the ocean.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    309 Palm St, Newport Beach, CA 92661, USA
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Local guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Minimum age is 5 years
    • Operates in cool, marine environment, please dress appropriately
    • Boat does not have an on-board restroom.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Dale and Alex were awesome!. This was a great experience. Our kids had a blast. Well worth it!! We saw two gray whales, lots of dolphins and had a great trip.
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    Captain Taylor and Guide Dale were so informative and just as enthusiastic as we were about finding wildlife. I'm a SoCal native and have gone whale watching several times but this was by far the best one! The boat is small and speedy and can easily stop and go, making it the
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    Captain Tayler and Guide Dale were fantastic and love to share their ocean knowledge. They were authentic in their desire to fine ocean life and were able to show us Sea Lions, rare Rizo Dolphins, a Fin whale, and guided us along a school of a hundred common dolphins. Highly
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    Wow what a fabulous trip. Two hours on a small rib, bouncing off the waves while being chased by dolphins, life can’t get any better! Captain Taylor knew exactly where to go to get up & close to the dolphins. Sadly no whales or orcas but a truly memorable experience. Photos
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    all I can say is WOW! my niece was in town and I wanted to find an activity that she, my granddaughter and daughter would enjoy. The small boat is amazing. we were able to move quickly. it was about 10 minutes out of the harbor that we ran into the largest small nose dolphin
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    About the operator
    By: Newport Coastal Adventure Whale Watching
    769 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Montreal, Canada
    Dale + Alex are amazing guides
    We loved our experience and can't wait to go back for more. The boat was so fun and comfortable, and Dale and Alex
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    Amazing Experience
    We went out with Captain Taylor and had an amazing experience. We had such a fun time seeing a grey whale,
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    Alan D
    Whale watching
    Great captain and fun time chasing dolphins and seeing whales. My son had a blast and was exited throughout the
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    Patti T
    Florence, Italy
    Great Boat Adventure
    Went out with Captain Taylor on the zodiac...we saw grey whale and dolphin....great trip very professional and
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    Private tour with Captain Alex
    We thoroughly enjoyed our private tour with Captain Alex this week. We had a group of 6 and opted to take the
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    2 45 foot fin whales and large pods of dolphins-January 6, 2:15 p.m. trip
    My wife and I had both been on whale watching trips before with minimal success. This trip featured a smaller
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    6th adventure with Ryan and his crew
    This time, we took 2 friends visiting from Chicago with us. (We've already taken all our grown kids and
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    London, United Kingdom
    Great crew, amazing experience.
    When out on the Zodiac with Taylor and his crew in early Jan. The crew were great, gave an account of the local
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    Newport Beach, California
    Fabulous whale watching outing
    Fantastic! Crew could not have been nicer, better informed or more helpful. Scenery gorgeous I want to go again
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    Worth it
    We were in a group of 10 and took up the whole boat. During the 2-hour journey, we caught a sight of two gray
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    Park City, Utah
    Amazing Crew and Dolphins Galore
    Absolutely awesome Ultimate RIB boat whale watching with Captain Ryan and Marine Biologist Kristen. We saw
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    Chicago, Illinois
    Private Charter Experience!
    Highly recommend Newport Coastal Adventure and especially the private charter! Captain Alex was engaging and
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    Dordrecht, The Netherlands
    Excellent adventure
    On friday the 13th, we had a great adventure with Captain Taylor. We enjoyed our ride in a small boat on the
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    Manhattan Beach, California
    Adventurebuddies42 goes whale watching
    We are huge fans of this fast raft whale watching, dolphin and sea lion adventure. We go with family, friends, our
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    Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
    We live in NC and were in CA for a family event. We decided to extend the trip as my son and I had never been to
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