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Marina del Rey Whale Watching

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Our trip was almost cancelled due to low attendance - it had rained in the morning - but luckily we were still able to go. On this particular trip, we did not see whales, but we had a lot of fun watching dolphins play at...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sland1225
Reviewed 3 April 2018

It was a cold and foggy day. We almost cancelled out 10:30 whale watching cruise. The general opinion was that sightings would be iffy. But the naturalists at the gate were very informative and we decided to take a chance. So glad we did. About...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I went on this tour with my 8 year old nephew and my mom, we had a terrific time. The boat was on time, they had several volunteer "naturalists" onboard who could answer questions regarding the wildlife. The cruise was smooth, we could hear the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JoleneBrussels
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

My family had a fantastic time. For my birthday we always do something different. Everyone enjoyed themselves. I would recommend it to anyone who loves the water. The crew was excellent and friendly.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Bridgette W
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The crew and docents are wonderful. We got lucky with perfect weather in November. Unfortunately, you cannot control the wildlife, There was a glimpse of a whale, saw lots of sea birds, sea lions, and dolphin.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Pacificsunflower
Reviewed 14 November 2017

While we didn't see any whales, we did get a pod of dolphins to follow the boat for 15-20 minutes. They were so close you could almost touch them. Beautiful. We also saw and got close to sea lions. Great crew and boat. It is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Scott Y
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful day for a boat ride. Got tix in advanced but do take extra $5 cash for the tour. There is a 101 mini intro on type of whales you may encounter out in the Pacific Ocean. On the boat, there are snacks to purchase...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank CynCeeG
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I understand that one takes a chance of not seeing whales when one elects to go on a whale watching tour, but I called ahead of time to ask if there were whales in the area when we would be there. I was given quite...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank JustBeachin55
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We were very lucky to see three humpback whales dolphins and Sealion's. The crew were lovely and really informative and great with our 8 year old. It was the highlight of our trip

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Pathfinder683720
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The customer service is the worst I have ever seen. Do not expect to get any refund if you make the purchase online. They claim the website payment is to "the third party", and you should discuss anything related to payment to that non-existing "third...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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