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Welcome to East Meets West Excursions. The Top Choice for Front Row Seating for Whale and Dolphin Watching in Newport Beach.
Ultimate Whale & Dolphin watching experience in a 2 -2.5 hr tour in the coastal waters of Newport Beach, Orange County, CA.
You will be in the natural habitat of these spectacular mammals on our new, safe, sleek, and quiet vessel. We look forwards to seeing you on the boat.
Our Focus is on small group whale watching tours,
max 6 passengers for your comfort and personal attention to ensure the best possible experience with our operation is unmatched.
We have the ability and flexibility to customize each charter tour to our clients’ needs.
We want everyone to not just be satisfied, but enthusiastically satisfied!
We are equipped with 2 different sized child life jackets.
A proper fitting and comfortable life jacket keeps safety first and a smile on your little loved one’s face. We supply more than the USCG United States Coast Guard minimum of child life jackets and adult sized life vests.
Dress Comfortably. Bring jacket, sunblock and a camera and be ready to have a wonderful experience with Captain Nick at East Meets West Excursions.
509 S Bay Front, Newport Beach, CA 92662, USA
Returns to original departure point
USCG licensed Master captains with over 24 years experience in the industry
All Captains are USCG licensed and Certified Naturalists!
Transportation to/from attractions
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Dress code is comfortable. Bring an extra Jacket or sweatshirt and Sunblock. Thank you.
Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure.
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Most travelers can participate
Not recommended for pregnant travelers in THIRD trimester
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Booked a trip on September 24 2019. We saw dolphins!!! A lot of them. The captain took us north for between 15 - 20 minutes looking for dolphins. We found none. He then went south a ways until he found them. He then moved us...More
Amazing first time whale and dolphin watching excursion. Captain Guy was incredibly kind, friendly, and knowledgeable. He shared a lot of interesting facts about about the marine life and area. He pointed out historic homes and shared background information about them as well. We even...More
The boat ride was fun even though we did not find any dolphins until the very end of the tour. We had a short time to enjoy the dolphins but the boat ride was fun and the captain stopped to for us to see the...More
Response from lyndap2457 | Reviewed this property |
I recommend the noon tour as this is the best time to see whales. The boat can accommodate up to nine people. However I suggest calling ahead to ensure your group can fit. You will not be disappointed.
it Depends on the time of year. 12:00 trip I’d say would be the best bet year round, if you come in fall through winter on the 3:00 trip you’re going to end with sunset, which is beautiful, but can become chilly. In the... More
it Depends on the time of year. 12:00 trip I’d say would be the best bet year round, if you come in fall through winter on the 3:00 trip you’re going to end with sunset, which is beautiful, but can become chilly. In the summer you’ll longer warmer days