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Newport Beach: Luxury Whale Watching Catamaran Cruise

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Activity provider: Newport Landing Cruises

Newport Beach: Luxury Whale Watching Catamaran Cruise

Activity provider: Newport Landing Cruises

From US$ 62 per person

Sail aboard a catamaran yacht on this whale watching cruise from Newport Beach. Look for whales in their native habitat and let your naturalist guide share their passion for marine mammals with you.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Set sail on a spacious catamaran yacht with a 360-degree walk around deck
  • Search for a range of species like blue whales, humpback whales, and dolphins
  • Discover more about these facinating creatures from your naturalist guides
  • Get close to bow riding dolphins that glide at the front of the catamaran
  • Have the opportunity to see majestic marine mammals in their natural habitat
Full description

Set sail on a 50-foot catamaran yacht in search of wild marine wildlife on this cruise from Newport Beach. Enjoy the 360 degree walk-around deck that ensures that you never miss a moment with the whales. Keep your eyes peeled for giant blue whales, humpback whales, and pods of dolphins.

Board the ship and set sail from the landing. Get up close to different whales and discover facinating details about these creatures from your naturalist guides that are eager to share their knowledge with you.

Let your captain take you to places where the whales are more active to increase your viewing chances. Head to the front of the ship and look for bow riding dolphins which will glide just below your feet on one of the dual bows.

Feel the excitement of watching these playful creatures frolic in their natural environment. End your tour at the meeting point where it began.

  • Whale watching tour
  • Captain
  • Naturalist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Arrive early for your departure to ensure you have suitable time to deal with the unpredictable traffic and parking situation. Parking is available at the beach/pier lot, valet structure, and residential areas. It is advised that you do not use the parking meters as they have a 2-hour limit.

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