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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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Captain Taylor crushed it. Blue whale seen 3 times. Best guide ever got us right to the location... read more

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Steven J
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Brooklyn, New York
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Awesome Tour and Ride!

Went on a boat ride with Captain Ryan and it was great! Saw a whale and tons of dolphins! I would... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lars F
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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 a close to the water perspective with our 23' Zodiac inflatable boat. Our Whale Watching + Coastal Tour trip runs 2 hours and will allow you to see ALL the Newport Beach coastline has to offer.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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504 S Bay Front, Newport Beach, CA 92662-1017
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Captain Taylor crushed it. Blue whale seen 3 times. Best guide ever got us right to the location. Would recommend this a million times over

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on a boat ride with Captain Ryan and it was great! Saw a whale and tons of dolphins! I would highly recommend this boat company!!

Thank Lars F
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely Fantastic!!! This is a must do activity and I wouldn’t recommend any other company. The boat size is perfect for this type of adventure. During our trip we were able to see Blue Whales and due to the nature of the boat you are...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I know. I know. There are so many great things to do in Newport, but this really is the best thing to do in Newport. The boats are small so you get an intimate trip with a small group. All of the wild life is...More

Thank Julie B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Truly couldn’t have had a better time. The guys were awesome. The boat ride itself was so fun. We saw hundreds of dolphins and a BLUE WHALE! It was insane. A day we will remember forever! Can’t recommend them highly enough.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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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Sandy Z
1 March 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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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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