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East Meets West Excursions

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Opens in 29 min: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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We had three in our group and booked a private charter. We took a beautiful sunset excursion and... read more

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Captain Nick was great. Friendly and knowledgeable making the trip with my daughter amazing. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Welcome to East Meets East Excursions Captain Nick Newport Beach-Dolphin and Whale Watching Tours / Sunset cruises. Welcome aboard Newport Beach's most advanced whale watching boat. We limit our trips to 6 passenger(s) or less to provide the...more
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
509 S Bay Front, Near Balboa Island Ferry, Newport Beach, CA 92662
+1 949-201-5650
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Reviewed yesterday

We had three in our group and booked a private charter. We took a beautiful sunset excursion and had a fabulous time! Although we didn't see any whales, we did see a huge pod of dolphins jumping and showing off all around the boat as...More

Thank Chelle1126
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Captain Nick was great. Friendly and knowledgeable making the trip with my daughter amazing. We saw two pods of dolphins with one being very rare. The boat was nice and the size of the tour being four people in total made it very comfortable. Highly...More

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Captain Nick and Captain Dan were fantastic. We were greeted warmly and felt comfortable right away. Going out in a smaller boat, gave us a front row seat to all of the sights and gave us front and center views to the sea life. Captain...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I bought the whale watching trip for my mom as part of her Mother’s Day present, and we both loved it! The smaller boat definitely gave us much better access to the animals than some of the larger boats we saw. We saw two different...More

Thank meaganjab
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cpt. Nick is a great host and provides a spectacular service. You can tell he genuinely enjoys being out there among the wild sea creatures. We booked through the web app but Cpt. Nick personally texted us to move us to an earlier spot given...More

Thank Serkan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fabulous time out with Captain Nick's. The small size of his boat makes for a very personal, up close experience. It also allows for asking lots of questions and getting personalized attention from the crew. Unfortunately, the whales eluded us on our...More

Thank Alex E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took part in an amazing journey tailored to only a couple of people. We saw few hundreds of dolphins swimmingand jumping in pods just next to us. We also saw a minke whale and several sea lions in their natural environment which were unbelievable!...More

Thank Vince Kornél G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could not recommended Capt Nick and this tour enough. My wife and I joined him and another couple on the morning of Thursday 13th Sept and had an amazing time. Capt Nick has a smaller but much faster boat which enables him to take you...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Nick’s was the most incredible experience. Because he takes out small parties (we were a group of six so had the boat to ourselves), we were able to go out far enough to follow a magnificent humpback whale as she swam and dived, and...More

Thank JanetheCoastalGirl16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far the best experience of our holiday. Both Dan and Nick made us feel so welcome and just made the whole experience so personal and so much fun. My teenage girls loved the small fast boat, and it certainly made it easier...More

Thank Stuart C
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4 May 2018|
Response from EMWExcursions | Property representative |
Yes, as long as you are not in your 3rd trimester. We always insist you consult your physician prior as each individual situation could be different.
5 November 2017|
Response from mackimouse | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Enjoy!