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$15 - Blue Whale Watching Trip in High Season, Reg. $36

Sold out - This deal was published October 02, 2012 and sold out October 15, 2012.
$15 - Blue Whale Watching Trip in High Season, Reg. $36
By Travelzoo Staff
It's currently the time of year when blue whales make their way into the waters off the coast of SoCal, and now Travelzoo subscribers can sail out on the open sea during a 2.5-hour whale-watching tour from Newport Landing. For $15 per person, get a boarding pass and drink to sip while gazing out at the rolling waves and wildlife. This experience regularly costs $36.

Why we love it

  • For $15 per person, take a 2.5-hour whale-watching cruise with Newport Landing and get a beverage to drink during the trip, regularly $36
  • Keep an eye out for blue whales, which are currently in the waters off the coast of SoCal
  • Also catch a glimpse of dolphin pods, sea lions and marine birds
  • Onboard drinks include wine, beer, soda and water
  • Tours run daily at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
  • Or, for $29, 2 people can get this deal

When

Oct. 2, 2012 - Dec. 21, 2012

Where

Newport Landing Whale Watching
309 Palm St.
Suite A
Newport Beach, CA 92661
(See Map)
Tel: 949-675-0551

What's included

  • Tours run daily at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. and depart from Newport Beach. The two-story boat offers indoor and outdoor seating that provides panoramic views of the waters and horizon. You can also catch views of the sunset and other marine life like dolphins, sea lions and sea birds.
  • Onboard drink options include a glass of wine, beer, soda or water (up to $4). Or, you can get a coffee, tea, hot chocolate or espresso drink (up to $4) pre- or post-cruise at the next-door Mermaid Coffee Bar.
  • Or, for $29, two people can get this deal with a drink each (regularly $72).
Travelzoo Tip: Need a place to stay after the cruise? Save 35% off current rates with this deal from Newport Beach Hotel.

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed starting Tuesday, Oct. 2, through Dec. 21, 2012. Limit 1 voucher purchase per person; additional vouchers may be purchased as gifts. Reservations are required. Summer departure times are 7 days a week at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. A fuel surcharge of $1-$3 may apply. Not valid on major holidays or holiday weekends. See below for full terms and conditions.

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$15   $36
58% off
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Newport Landing Whale Watching
86% Enjoyed Newport Landing Whale Watching
86% (816 ratings)
Sold out at
4:00 p.m. CT on Oct. 15
Travelzoo Customer Service

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86% Enjoyed Newport Landing Whale Watching
(816 ratings)
4.3
Quality of Service
3.9
Quality of Activity
4.3
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

The weather, the views, the oohs and aahs from the children especially.

Apr 17, 2014 dianne California, United States

Fun experience.

Apr 17, 2014 John CA, United States

The Dolphins

I really appreciated that the captain was respectful of the Gray whale and its calf. They stayed a good distance away and moved slowly when near by.

Apr 16, 2014 Jacqueline California, United States

Seeing the whales and dolphins, So many dolphins!

Apr 10, 2014 Katherine CA, United States

Service was great

No whales or dolphins

Apr 01, 2014 Edward CA, United States

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309 Palm St., Suite A
Newport Beach, CA 92661
Tel: 949-675-0551

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