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East Meets West Excursions

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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
+1 949-201-5650
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All reviews captain nick smaller boat sea lions whale watching common dolphins highly recommend capt bigger area his enthusiasm mega pod of dolphins great sense of humor loves his job beautiful morning blue whale private charter bow wave knew exactly where super pod
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Reviewed yesterday

We had booked a tour on a what turned out to be a rainy and windy day, but Dan wanted to find dolphins for us and in the end made it happen. We saw jumpers and some came close the the boat. It was wet...More

Thank Fuzzyhunden
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a wonderful time! Whereas we tried to find whales, they just weren’t showing themselves yesterday, but the dolphins were out in great force and numbers! It was an amazing experience. We saw four different types of dolphins, sea lions, and an elephant seal!...More

Thank Culture740670
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a trip with Capt. Dan in beautiful conditions. Our 2h trip ended up in a 3h trip as the Dolphins had some other plans at that day. However, Dan never gave up and we suddenly found a huge pod of around 150 Dolphins....More

1  Thank pascalvieser
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had an amasing day at the ocean with Nick and a lots of dolphines. I highly recommend Nick and his tour!

Thank RubinH8
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a same day private trip. It was GREAT. Captain Dan was knowledgeable, friendly and made our trip an awesome one. We saw so many dolphins I couldn't keep track. Our two girls age 17 and 6 were both equally in awe. I am...More

2  Thank Shanon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a private tour with Captain Nick on May 31, 2018 and it was an incredible experience! We kicked it off immediately with a mega pod of 500-1000 common dolphins. They surrounded our boat and swam with us forever! It was unreal!! My son...More

Thank CEAShort
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a whale watching tour for our family of four through Captain Nick. He was very easy to communicate with and explained everything very well. The next day we met with Captain Nick and Captain Danny at their dock as they were taking two...More

Thank chrisjlc12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went out with Captain Dan on 10/2/18 after reading all the great reviews! Only 6 people are on the boat instead of a huge crowd and we were lucky to have the boat to ourselves that afternoon. Dan is super friendly...More

1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first whale watching experience. Capt. Nick was very understanding with our reservations. We booked the early morning tour. We didn't thing it was far from where we were but we were over an hour way. Capt. Nick re booked us on the...More

Thank 553jenny896
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an unbelievable morning we spent with Capt Nick 2 days ago. We have been on over 40 whale watching trips across the world but this must rank as the best ever. You can never really guarantee a sighting so it’s really important to go...More

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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!