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Newport Beach: Ultimate Whale Watching Adventure

1. Newport Beach: Ultimate Whale Watching Adventure

Take a 2-hour dolphin and whale watching tour from Newport Beach. Cruise in an open boat that offers 360-degree views from anywhere onboard, allowing everyone a to have close encounter with nature. Admire the stunning coastal landscape and look out for whales, dolphins, and other marine wildlife.   Board a custom-built RIB, perfect for whale watching. The boat has a maximum capacity of 15 people, giving each passenger a piece of the action. See dolphins come almost close enough to touch. The boat can travel at speed and cruises up to 14 miles from port to ensure the highest success rate of animal sightings.

Temecula: All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour with Lunch

2. Temecula: All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour with Lunch

After being picked up from your hotel or accommodation by your guide, journey to 4 different local wineries, where you’ll learn about the wine-making process and what makes Temecula Valley wine so special.  You will have the opportunity to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes vintner’s tour of one of the wineries. Also included on the tour is an idyllic picnic lunch from a top-rated local eatery at one of the winery stops. Each winery will be curated to make sure you get to taste and learn about a variety of different wines, in order to comprehensively experience Temecula’s wine region. When booking, please select a food option from the list below and write in your selections in the notes during the booking process: •  Chicken Caesar Salad  •  Mediterranean Chicken Salad  •  Eggplant Caprese Sandwich •  Turkey Club Sandwich •  Classic Italian Sandwich •  Artisan Cheese & Deli Plate  •  Roast Beef Sandwich  •  Viva Chicken Wrap All lunches are served with a chewy Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate Brownie and bottled water. Spinach wraps are available as an alternative for ciabatta bread. Side house salads are served with Italian vinaigrette.

Pacific Coast Highway: Audio Tour Between LA & San Diego

3. Pacific Coast Highway: Audio Tour Between LA & San Diego

Connect your smartphone to your vehicle's stereo and make your drive come alive on this self-guided driving tour along the Pacific Coast Highway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Simply download your personal audio guide and tour to get started. Let your audio guide transform your scenic drive into a sight-seeing, fact-finding, trivia-answering, family-friendly adventure as you pass through and learn about some of the cities and small towns nestled along the coast. Along the tour, you’ll pass Oceanside, Carlsbad, Long Beach, Dana Point, San Onofre, San Clemente, and more. Your audio guide will point out must-see sights, parks, historical sites, tourist attractions, recreation areas, and more. Explore the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge, the Batiquitos Lagoon, and look for dolphins at Dana Point. Walk along some of the world’s most famous beaches. Other tour highlights include Las Flores Estancia, Crystal Cove State Park, Sunset Beach, Torrey Pines, and the San Elijo Lagoon. Feel free to visit as many sights and attractions as you want: you have complete freedom to take as much time as you like to complete the tour. As you drive, get a historical overview of the area, including its original inhabitants, the Tongva. Hear about Louis Zamperini, the RMS Queen Mary, the Rise of Long Beach, Huntington Beach Oil Fields, and Crystal Cove's 1930 era beach cottages. This tour works in either direction and you can stop anywhere while you discover this incredibly scenic and historic drive.

Laguna Beach: Scavenger Hunt Adventure

4. Laguna Beach: Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Turn Laguna Beach into a giant board game with this scavenger hunt tour taken entirely on your phone. Go on a scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the Amazing Race with a sightseeing tour. Enjoy time with friends and family while solving clues and completing challenges. With any smartphone serving as a guide, gather your group, and get ready to make your way through both well-known and overlooked spots of the beach. For extra fun, break groups into teams and compete. Kick off your Laguna Beach adventure in the downtown area. See an impressive collection of outdoor art as you head to the beach. Follow the game route to the water's edge to discover the natural and man-made beauty of the seaside community. Along your adventure, learn about the Laguna Beach greeter, historic sights, and hidden gems of the city. Enjoy the flexibility of a scavenger hunt and tour with the guide being your phone. Start when you want and play at your own pace. Stop for a stroll along the beach or a quick seaside meal. Plan your day your way.

Orange County: Coastal Beach and Highlights Tour by Van

5. Orange County: Coastal Beach and Highlights Tour by Van

Visit Orange County's striking coastline beach cities, beaches, and iconic landmarks on a van tour. Stop at multiple locations to enjoy some free time to stroll around, buy a snack, and simply relax. See coastal landmarks like Newport Beach and the Balboa Island Ferry crossing. Listen to your local guide narrate and identify coastal landmarks and locations as you drive from point to point along the tranquil coastline. See what this world-famous beach destination is all about. Take your time at multiple locations for photos, snack breaks, and some exploration without your guide to truly feel like a local. See iconic spots including Dana Point Harbor, Laguna Beach, Hiesler Park, Newport Beach, Balboa Island Ferry crossing, Huntington Beach Pier, and Main Street.

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What people are saying about Laguna Beach

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 356 reviews

10 stars! Absolutely awesome!! Can't imagine any other tour, esp with guaranteed seats (we're disabled) & being up close & personal with water, marine life & crew. It's so worth the xtra $!! We're returning asap! Such a fantastic experience!! Will recommend to all. Thx guys!!

Superb outing where we saw a whale and many dolphins; passionate guide who makes every effort to successfully find the animals.

We didn't see any whales, but a lot of dolphins. Riding the speedboat was great fun, great tour guides

Unfortunately, we didn't see any cetaceans, but the whole trip was great!

Very nice crew, nice trip. But unfortunately we didn't see any whales.