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Marine Discovery Tours

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Wonderful Whale Adventure

The outing was filled with adventure, fun and education--and what a photographer's dream!!! The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen R
Sea Lions, Seals, Crabs and Whales

This tour was on our itinerary and what a great time we all had! Sea lions and harbor seals were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Welcome aboard Marine Discovery Tours - Oregon's #1 Whale & Sea Life Cruise! Whether you're traveling solo or with a group, we'd love to share our "Floating Adventure" endorsed by the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Teams of professional and friendly...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
345 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4509
+1 541-265-6200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The outing was filled with adventure, fun and education--and what a photographer's dream!!! The Naturalist was delightful--filling our day with facts while making it fun. We saw many, many whales and were able to get fabulous photos of these creatures in their own environment. We...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was on our itinerary and what a great time we all had! Sea lions and harbor seals were residents on the rocks that we could see from the marina. They are always fun to watch. The boat was very comfortable and could have...More

Thank SusieCameron
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am in a wheelchair, so before we made reservations we contacted them. We were assured that I would be able to be accommodated. The ramp going down to the dock is very steep. My husband took me down backwards. I am able to walk...More

Thank TheCheerfulGivers
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We had a great time with our kids who are 8, 11 and 12. They loved all the activities on board. We would go again.

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We were part of a tour group that stopped in for a whale watch. The captain and naturalist both were excellent guides and both were super impressed that we saw so many gray whales. It sure is frustrating trying to get good pictures of them,...More

Thank Ken_Blanchard
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

They warned us several times that sea animals are wild and unpredictable so they “hoped” we’d see a whale but couldn’t promise anything. We were very glad to find a large grey whale in the Bay that we were able to observe for 30 minutes...More

Thank kevinrC9817IY
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend this. Comfortable vessel. Lots of chances to participate. Knowledgeable captain and marine biologist. Would do this again. Great scenery. One of the best cruises of this type that I have taken. Don’t miss the sea lions in the nearby cove.

Thank Rosie S
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We were second tour of the day. Wasn’t very busy, boat had lots of room to view off all sides. We were on the top deck and the weather co-operated fantastically. We saw a grey whale (specific whale with scar on its back that returns...More

Thank Clintski
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

My family and I have been vacationing in Newport the past 3 summers and have been on a few whale tours. This was the 2nd summer in a row that we chose marine discovery tours and Delpha was our tourguide both times. This is an...More

Thank Molly H
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Marine Discovery Tours is ideal for kids, families, and really anyone wanting to learn about the ocean and marine wildlife. The staff were engaging and informative and kept the interest of the kids on board. There were multiple hands-on activities, including pulling in a crab...More

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August 12, 2018|
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$42 adults, $28 4-12