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Newport Beach

Private Sunset Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour with Capt. Nick (up to 6 persons)

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    What to Expect
    Welcome to East Meets West Excursions. The Top Choice for Front Row Seating for Whale and Dolphin Watching in Newport Beach.

    Ultimate Sunset Whale & Dolphin watching experience in a 2 hr tour in the coastal waters of Newport Beach, Orange County, CA.

    You will be in the natural habitat of these spectacular mammals on our new, safe, sleek, and quiet vessel. We look forwards to seeing you on the boat.

    Our Focus is on small group whale watching tours, 

    max 6 passengers for your comfort and personal attention to ensure the best possible experience with our operation is unmatched.

    We have the ability and flexibility to customize each charter tour to our clients’ needs.

    We want everyone to not just be satisfied, but enthusiastically satisfied!


    We are equipped with 2 different sized child life jackets.

    A proper fitting and comfortable life jacket keeps safety first and a smile on your little loved one’s face. We supply more than the USCG United States Coast Guard minimum of child life jackets and adult sized life jackets.

    Equipped with Adult life jackets for Adults Guests
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    509 S Bay Front, Newport Beach, CA 92662, USA
    Departure Time
    5:30 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional guide
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Dear Ocean lovers, Our family had the BEST adventure with Captain Nick to search for (and find!!!) a magnificent Blue Whale off the Coast between Newport and Dana Point. We chartered the private (up to 6 ppl) sunset cruise and it was about the same cost as joining a tour group
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    We had a private sunset tour with captain Nick and were lucky not only to see a huge pod of dolphins (well over a hundred) but also a hunchback whale. Really great! Captain Nick was as enthousiastic about finding the whale as we were. Highly recommended!
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    Our family thoroughly enjoyed our sunset cruise. We enjoyed the ride, sights, and information provided by our captain regarding the area and the animals. We were pleasantly surprised we actually got to see a humpback whale! That was an amazing sight to see! Plus we encountered
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    Great tour. We unfortunately missed whales but could saw big group of dolphins, and it was simply awesome experience for all of us. We closed the day with excitement and beautiful Southern California sunset. Thanks Nick!
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    Captain Dan, you are an incredible tour guide. Very informative and fun. An evening we will never forget. If we could give you a million stars we would. Thank you for the best evening sunset tour. We saw hundreds of dolphins, a blue whale, and sea lions. We highly
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