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Dolphin & Whale Watching

San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

Go whale watching from San Diego aboard a replica of a historic sailing schooner that won the world’s first America’s Cup sailing competition in 1851. Throughout your cruise, your expert guide shares informative commentary about gray whales, dolphins, and other marine animals, along with details about the US Navy sites you pass as you head out on the Pacific Ocean.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

San Francisco Golden Gate Whale-Watching Tour

Go whale watching in San Francisco on this 2.5-hour cruise that departs from Pier 39. On an eco-friendly catamaran, glide through San Francisco Bay and under the Golden Gate Bridge to reach the open Pacific, where you’ll keep your eyes peeled for humpback and gray whales, as well as marine life like dolphins and seals. Learn about the history and geology of the area from an onboard naturalist, and admire the rugged California coast.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Half-Day Whale Watching Tour From Monterey

Look for whales as they migrate through the waters of the Pacific Ocean off of California on this half-day whale watching cruise from Monterey. Your naturalist guide shares commentary about the whales and their habitat as you search for gray whales (most common), humpback and blue whales, and other marine life such as dolphins and sea lions during your cruise. Get tips for great photo ops and learn all about the mighty creatures at one of California's most famous whale-watching destinations.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Day Cruises

Isla Contoy and Isla Mujeres Tour with Snorkeling from Cancun or Playa del Carmen

Leave Cancun crowds behind for an all-day adventure tour to Isla Contoy and Isla Mujeres aboard a high-speed catamaran. Discover an untouched paradise island that’s home to sandy white beaches, palm trees and an extraordinary population of migratory birds. Spend the day snorkeling along Isla Contoy’s thriving coral reef, where you’ll find bright tropical fish, swaying fans and sea stars, then go to shore at picturesque Isla Mujeres before returning to Cancun or Playa del Carmen.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Newport Beach Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise

Watch for whales and dolphins off Newport Beach aboard a double-decker catamaran with bow seating and 360-degree views. A diverse array of marine wildlife thrives in the protected area just outside Newport Bay, and you'll have the chance to see humpbacks, gray whales, finback whales, blue whales, seals, and several species of dolphins. The boat has a 96% success rate spotting whales or dolphins, making this a great way to explore California wildlife in a gorgeous natural environment.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Dolphin & Whale Watching

Two-Hour Whale Watching Tours from Oceanside

Set sail from Oceanside during a whale watching excursion led by a certified naturalist guide. Board a comfortable 50-foot (15-meter) catamaran with covered areas for seating and cruise along San Diego’s coastline to spot whales and other marine life, getting as close as possible without disturbing them. Plus, choose from multiple departures to easily fit this whale watching tour into your schedule.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Kayaking & Canoeing

La Jolla Sea Caves Kayak Tour

Enjoy the sublime coastal scenery as you spot abundant marine life during this kayaking trip in La Jolla’s sea caves and ecological reserve. Paddle along with your expert naturalist guide as you observe the numerous species of birds, dolphins, sea lions and even orcas that inhabit the area. Also, kayak among the lush kelp beds that grow in the reserve and, if conditions permit, explore inside the sea caves that dot the area’s rocky coastline. This La Jolla caves trip includes all necessary equipment, a life jacket, guide, and optional wetsuit rental.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Cultural Tours

Bridge on the River Kwai and Thailand-Burma Railway Tour

Take a memorable ride on the Thailand–Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway for the thousands of POWs and forced laborers who lost their lives building it during World War II. On this day trip from Bangkok, you’ll visit the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery and the Jeath War Museum, and hear moving war stories from your guide. Then ride a long-tailed speedboat down the River Kwai where you’ll have a view of the famous bridge.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Dolphin and Whale Watching Sunset Cruise

Top off a fantastic day in San Diego with this sunset cruise. This excursion takes you from Mission Bay out to where dolphins and whales are known to swim to give you the opportunity to see them in their natural California habitat. Sunset is the perfect backdrop for learning about the whales and dolphins that call the San Diego waters home.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Whale-Watching Cruise from Newport Beach

Cruise off the coast of Orange County in search of whales on this 2.5-hour excursion from Newport Beach. Watch the rugged, beautiful scenery of the Pacific Coast glide by as you listen to interesting commentary from your crew about the native California marine life. Watch for blows and tail slaps; these signal that humpback, minke, grey, finback or giant blue whales are near. Dolphins and other marine life are also in abundance during this family-friendly, year-round whale watching tour.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Jet Boats & Speed Boats

San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure

Experience the thrill of driving your own speed boat during this tour of San Diego Harbor. Learn the basics of boating from your expert guide before following your guide's boat around the harbor, cruising past highlights such as the USS Midway, a US Navy submarine, Coronado Bridge, Seaport Village, the cruise ship terminal, the historic ship Star of India and San Diego Maritime Museum. Learn from your guide about these landmarks via the onboard two-way communications system and stop for photo ops on this exciting tour.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Jet Boats & Speed Boats

San Diego Bay Jet Boat Ride

Zoom around the waters of San Diego Bay on a jet boat ride that provides speed, splashes, and spins. As you race through the scenic waterway, your captain points out landmarks including the USS Midway, Coronado Island, Seaport Village, the Embarcadero, and the city skyline. Hang on as your captain takes your boat into power slides, 360-degree spins and other thrilling maneuvers—a high-octane twist on sightseeing in San Diego.
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  • 30 minutes
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  • 30 minutes
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Snorkeling

La Jolla Cove and Cave Snorkel Tour

Swim with sea lions, sea cucumbers, and more on a 2-hour snorkeling excursion in La Jolla. Perfect for all experience levels, the tour is an ideal option for kids and adults alike. Using complimentary snorkel gear, explore underwater rock formations and caves. A guide is nearby at all times to navigate to the top locations and point out sea life.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Day Cruises

Alcatraz and San Francisco Bay Adventure Sightseeing Cruise

Sure. You can hop on the standard ferry to Alcatraz and explore the prison with the rest of the tourists. Or you can catch a ferry over to Sausalito and see a few parts of the Bay. But this combo-tour tour combines best of both worlds. The 'Bay Voyager' is a ship that takes you closer to the sights than any other ship. Make use of complimentary wet-weather gear in case you get a little too close to Mother Nature. After your RIB Boat experience, head  over to Pier 33 to join the famous Alcatraz Prison tour and see the grounds and the notorious solitary confinement wing.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes

Day Cruises

Private Family Whale & Dolphin Adventures!!

Get the best chance of seeing whales and dolphins on a private boat tour. Your party will have the run of the boat, including an enclosed cabin, an observation tower, and a restroom. Your experienced USCG-certified captain knows the best places to spot wildlife and will provide engaging commentary on the local marine ecosystem.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Dolphin & Whale Watching

Whale Watching Excursion in Dana Point

Cruise the Pacific Ocean off Dana point with a 2-hour whale watching excursion aboard a comfortable 95’ vessel. Enjoy live narration from your experienced captain as you watch for whales, sea lions, dolphins and sharks, and learn about the stunning diversity of marine life that flocks to the California coast. Listen to the distinctive calls of seabirds from a seat on deck, or relax by a window in the fully-enclosed cabin where food and drink are available for purchase.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Kayaking & Canoeing

Russian River Canoe Trip from Healdsburg

Enjoy a relaxing float down the Russian River on a full- or half-day canoe trip from Healdsburg. Climb aboard a sturdy, inflatable canoe and paddle downstream through the scenic landscapes of Northern California’s countryside, stopping to swim at a local beach along the way. Upgrade to include a delicious picnic lunch on the full-day tour, and feel free to bring along your canine companion on the half-day adventure. No canoeing experience is required, and all equipment is provided for a fun and family-friendly day on the water.
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  • Flexible
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  • Flexible
  • Free Cancellation

Fishing Charters & Tours

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3 Hour Private Fishing Trip From Dana Point Harbor

Your Captain will take you and your crew to the best spot on this 3 hour sport fishing adventure. Depending on the season, you’ll fish for Bluefin tuna, Yellowfin tuna, California Yellowtail, Wahoo, Opah, Marlin,Dorado, White Seabass, Halibut, Lingcod, Rockfish, Calico Bass, and more! Regardless of experience, our Captains live to get you back out there or help the first timer! From the moment you step aboard, just sit back and reel in the excitement as our hard-working crew caters to all your needs. We provide rods/reels, tackle, bait, ice, and fish cleaning/filleting.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Nature & Wildlife

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Epic Snorkel Tour: La Jolla Cove

We're proud to have an out-going team of seasoned guides who spend their lives around the ocean! We also offer quality dive gear and the use of wetsuits to keep you comfortable in our Pacific Ocean!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Snorkeling

Los Cabos Snorkeling Tour to Chileno Bay and Santa Maria Cove

Join an experienced guide at some of Los Cabos' top snorkeling sites and become immersed in a world of sea creatures. Your first stop is Santa Maria Cove, a protected bay that's home to exquisite coral formations and schools of tropical fish. Then continue on to Chileno Bay where wispy sea fans, elegant manta rays and curious sea turtles reside. Swim alongside them as your guide fills you in on exactly what you're seeing. Afterward, spend some time relaxing on the beach. Your tour includes round-trip transport.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Fishing Charters & Tours

Dana Point Sportfishing

Cast your line off the Orange County shore on a 5-hour fishing trip from Dana Point with an experienced crew. Bring your own gear, or rent a rod and reel onboard, then experience the remarkable diversity of fish that flock to the Pacific coast. Beginning and experienced fishermen can bait their hooks for halibut, yellowtail, barracuda, bonito, tuna and bass, with tips from locals who know all of Dana Point’s finest spots.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Sailing Trips

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3-Hour Sailing Experience

We offer the only REAL SAILING EXPERIENCE in Dana Point, California, allowing guests who wish to do more than sight-see to take control of the sailboat (of course, our experienced Captains will be by your side to teach you and help you every step of the way).
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Kayaking & Canoeing

Historic Kayak Tour of Napa Valley

Experience the Napa Valley’s natural beauty and fascinating history on a fun and memorable kayak tour. With an informative local guide leading the way, hop in a comfortable and beginner-friendly kayak, and paddle down the valley’s waterways. Identify birds, see rare animal species, learn about the first people to settle the area, and see historic buildings damaged in the 2014 earthquake.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Kayaking & Canoeing

Original Sea Cave Kayak Tour for Two

Explore La Jolla Ecological Reserve's sea caves during a 90-minute kayaking tour. Follow your experienced guide through several diverse ecological habitats, home to one of the highest concentrations of sea life in California. Paddle toward the Seven Sea Caves, where you can get stunning views from inside Emerald Cave, the only north-facing cave in the state (conditions permitting). Explore a giant kelp forest inhabited by wildlife like otters, harbor seals and sea lions. Use of all kayaking equipment is included; no kayaking experience is necessary.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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