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Newport Coastal Adventure Whale Watching

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504 S Bay Front, Newport Beach, CA 92662-1017
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What a great adventure!

Slater and the team did more what we could have asked for to make this trip an adventure of a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Doratheexplorer013
Would do again!

We have been on whale watching cruises before but never on a 6 person boat. This was fantastic! We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynnette27
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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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A private or semi-private Whale Watching + Coastal Tour experience limited to 6 passengers, Newport Coastal Adventure will get you closer than any other operator to the beautiful coastline and allow you to see the whales, dolphins and sea lions from...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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504 S Bay Front, Newport Beach, CA 92662-1017
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My teenager’s #1 wish in Anaheim was to go whale watching. In researching this activity, I found that you can pay anywhere from $13 into the hundreds of dollars. There are many companies that do this, too. Newport Coastal was helpful when I called to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Ryan is friendly, knowledgeable, and worked his tail off to find us a whale. Though we got skunked today (actually none of the charters saw any whales in this day) our experience with 3 species of dolphins and plenty of sea lions on a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Capt Taylor provided us with a breathtaking trip. We saw 6 whales within the first 30 minutes. These Gray whales were rolling close to the shoreline with the calf peaking out of the water. I can't wait to go back out.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Captain Ryan is so terrific and knowledgable! For personal reasons we had to change the number in our party 3 times and each time Captain Ryan promptly and graciously accommodated our request. This is the ONLY way to go whale watching. We have boys 17...More

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Sandy Z
28 February 2018|
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Thank you !!
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Bonnie K
2 September 2017|
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Response from Ryan L | Property representative |
Hi Bonnie, thanks for your question. Every year is different, but here's some excerpts from our Trip Log report from early October from last year, and it will give you an idea what you could expect. Sunday October 9... More
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Susan A
15 March 2017|
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Response from Ryan L | Property representative |
Both are great trips! 1130am might have a slight advantage because we have a buffer to stay out longer and have also already run a trip before it so we have a better idea where the animals are.
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