This whale watching vessel is custom designed to offer key advantages over any other type of boat in its class.  Taking out small groups at a time means no crowding, giving each passenger a piece of the action.  And the open design offers a 360-degree view from anywhere onboard, allowing everyone a close encounter. 

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Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate
(Per Person, Ages 16+):
$75.50
Child Rate
(Per Person, Ages 5-15):
$68.50

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Tour / Activity Details

2 hours
9:30 am, 12:00 pm, 2:30 pm & 5:00 pm - Monday through Friday (April)
9:30 am, 12:15 pm & 3:00 pm - Monday through Friday (May to Mid June)
8:30 am, 11:15 am, 2:15 pm & 4:45 pm - Monday through Friday (Late June to Late August)

Hotel pickup is not available for this tour; your E-Ticket will provide the departure location in Newport Beach.  Please arrive 45 minutes prior to tour departure time for check-in and boarding.  Please order online or call us at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

COVID-19 Protocols Updates

  • There is a reduction in passengers per trip
  • Protocols are followed for the highest standard of cleanliness and disinfecting
  • The outside open environment of these boats makes for ideal low-risk activities

 

Reasons Why It's the Ultimate Whale Watching Adventure

  • 2018 Super RIB, custom built just for whale watching.
  • Unique low-to-water design means dolphins so close you can almost touch them!
  • A faster speed (30 miles per hour) means twice the action in a 2 hour trip and the ability to get you to the whales and dolphins quickly, traveling up to 14 miles from port to ensure the highest success rate and maximum viewing times of any whale watching boat in Southern California.
  • Each passenger gets their own seat. There’s no struggle to fight for viewing. The whole boat is the "good side" of the boat.
  • 5-star Reputation On Yelp, TripAdvisor, Google by treating passengers like family – highest rated whale watch in Southern California.

 

Special Requirements & Limitations

  • The SuperRib requires a minimum total passenger count of 6 persons per trip to operate. You may be placed on a 25-foot version of the same boat if the passenger threshold is not reached by the time of departure.
  • Due to the size and speed of this vessel, children under 5 years of age, passengers that are pregnant, disabled or are at risk for neck or back complications cannot participate.
  • There are no restrooms aboard the boat, so please plan to use one before the trip.
  • During the ordering process, you must agree to the "Declaration of Understanding of Risks."

 

Whale Migrations

December through April, hundreds of Grey Whales travel along the Laguna Beach coastline and within minutes of Newport Harbor. Along with viewing Grey Whales you can expect to see dolphins, sea lions, and marine birds. Killer whales, sharks, and many other marine creatures may also be observed.

From May through November, view marine mammals such as Blue Whales, Fin Whales, and Minke Whales. Along with whales you will get to see several types of dolphin, sea lions and marine birds.

 

What To Wear/Bring

  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat or Visor
  • Long Pants or Jeans
  • Comfortable Shirt
  • Sweatshirt or Sweater
  • Jacket
  • Rubber-soled shoes - high heels, leather soles, roller skate shoes (heelys), platform shoes, wedge-style shoes and bare feet are not safe and are prohibited

 

Hotel pickup is not available for this tour; your E-Ticket will provide the departure location in Newport Beach.  Please arrive 45 minutes prior to tour departure time for check-in and boarding.  Please order online or call us at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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