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East Meets West Excursions

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A Whale of an Excursion!

We really lucked out on our sunset excursion! We saw about 7-10 blue whales!! They were swimming... read more

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Armella S
Reston, VA
Exhilarating boat trip off the Californian coast

My husband and I really enjoyed our trip with Capt. Nick! We saw 3 pods of dolphins, a mola mola... read more

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Kingston, Canada
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
509 S Bay Front, Near Balboa Island Ferry, Newport Beach, CA 92662
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Reviewed yesterday

We really lucked out on our sunset excursion! We saw about 7-10 blue whales!! They were swimming circles around us. It was a spectacular sight and was, by far, the favorite experience of our vacation. The whole family can't stop talking about the whales! Funny...More

Thank Armella S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our trip with Capt. Nick! We saw 3 pods of dolphins, a mola mola, sea lions, and a blue whale. The blue whale was unexpected because there hadn’t been sightings earlier that day. We appreciated the time Capt Nick...More

Thank jnyentap
Reviewed 2 days ago

Captain Nick was amazing! We were told up front it was going to be a little rough out and there was a chance of seeing the whale if we went further out but the conditions may not allow for it. He even offered us to...More

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did not see any whales the day we went out but our experience was still priceless. Enjoyable ride seeing dolphins, sea lions, seals, and a Mola Mola. Very personalized experience and easy to find. Getting parking along the side streets was free and just...More

Thank zackgeorgepsu21
Reviewed 4 days ago

Capt. Nick loves what he does and it shows!!!!! Took my family of 5 on an amazing whale watching experience today. Did much research to find this incredible company out of Newport. Capt.Nick was pretty great navigating us to a huge pod of dolphins! Wow...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Nick and Dan were extremely friendly and knowledgeable about the ocean. From the time we met them at the dock to the time we left, it was a fantastic way to spend a couple hours in Newport Beach. The weather is always perfect for...More

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I brought our kids on Captain Nick’s dolphin and whale watching tour, and we had a fantastic experience. The weather wasn’t cooperating initially, but Captain Nick was totally focused on finding marine life, and we eventually saw 150+ dolphins and a huge...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Capt Nick was great start to finish. Booking was easy and efficient. My family thoroughly enjoyed the hundreds of dolphins swimming around and jumping near the boat for almost an hour. The joy on my children’s faces was completely worth the trip. I had high...More

Thank Dkboyer2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my family to see the whales and dolphins on a most perfect day. Capt Nick was the best he is very nice and took some extra time to not only take us to see a large pod of dolphins but we also got...More

Thank geraldramos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a whale and dolphin watching tour in the Orange County area, go with Captain Nick. Not only does he know everything there is to know about the sealife in the area, he's also doing it for the right reasons. Unlike some...More

Thank Natalie R
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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!