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Oceanside Adventures

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“whale watching”(40 reviews)
“sea lions”(42 reviews)
“boat ride”(22 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 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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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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+1 888-507-1130
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My mom and I took this boat ride on Thursday. We had never really been on a boat in the ocean in awhile . The crew was very nice and assisted my mom getting on board . The crew also went out of there way...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took our 8 and 9 year old visiting grandboys on this outing. They were very excited to see all the wildlife, and just to be on a boat on the open ocean. The staff were kind and attentive, and boat is clean and well-kept....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ocean conditions weren't great and unfortunately we didn't see any whales or dolphins. Did see some sea lions! Crew was friendly, but had to monitor the water conditions as it was quite choppy. Because of the bumpy ride and lack of wild-life they offered our...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjjoyed this trip. We saw over a hundred dolphins, but unfortunately no whales. We would definitely do it again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time. Had several young kids and they loved it. Saw 500+ dolphins. No whales but still was a great time

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time!! We saw lots of dolphins. Staff was awesome. I would reccommend this adventure when in Oceanside.

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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew was well informed and gave us information about the animals we saw. The dolphins were having lots of fun swimming and playing in the waves of our boat. We saw a large pod of over 250 dolphins. The boat ride was smooth and...More

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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week 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 1 week ago

Although we were unable to take the cruise due to unsafe weather conditions, we would like to try it at another time. Oceanside Adventures made reservations for us at another locality so we could take the cruise on that day with family visiting from New...More

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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback! What you think about our business is important to us. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to again providing you a top quality experience during your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we enjoyed the cruise out to sea and over the waves, we were disappointed we didn't get to see any whales; the dolphins were amazing and I know certain times of the year you won't see as many whales. I was looking forward to...More

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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

I am never disappointed when I take a boat ride with Oceanside Adventures. Dolphins, Sea Lions are always plentiful playing around the boat while we cruise the Pacific. When we are lucky, whales and their pups are also enjoying their natural life in the waters...More

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Donna K, General Manager at Oceanside Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week 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.

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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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