We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Private Sunset Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour with Capt. Nick (up to 6 persons)

Select Date and Travellers
1 traveller
What to Expect
Welcome to East Meets West Excursions. The Top Choice for Front Row Seating for Whale and Dolphin Watching in Newport Beach.
Ultimate Sunset Whale & Dolphin watching experience in a 2 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 jackets.
Equipped with Adult life jackets for Adults Guests
Show More
Reviews (12)
Filter reviews
12 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Traveller rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews million stars sunset cruise bucket list amazing experience smaller boat blue whale sea lions migration speed hundreds newport
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dear Ocean lovers, Our family had the BEST adventure with Captain Nick to search for (and find!!!) a magnificent Blue Whale off the Coast between Newport and Dana Point. We chartered the private (up to 6 ppl) sunset cruise and it was about the same...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank austintraveler710
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a private sunset tour with captain Nick and were lucky not only to see a huge pod of dolphins (well over a hundred) but also a hunchback whale. Really great! Captain Nick was as enthousiastic about finding the whale as we were. Highly...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Global622673
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our sunset cruise. We enjoyed the ride, sights, and information provided by our captain regarding the area and the animals. We were pleasantly surprised we actually got to see a humpback whale! That was an amazing sight to see! Plus we...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jennifersaramccarthy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour. We unfortunately missed whales but could saw big group of dolphins, and it was simply awesome experience for all of us. We closed the day with excitement and beautiful Southern California sunset. Thanks Nick!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank tomoka925
Reviewed 3 June 2019 via mobile

Captain Dan, you are an incredible tour guide. Very informative and fun. An evening we will never forget. If we could give you a million stars we would. Thank you for the best evening sunset tour. We saw hundreds of dolphins, a blue whale, and...More

Thank thesaltlifefamily
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
1 July 2019|
Response from robertvanepps | Reviewed this property |
The tour was about 2 hours. We took four teenagers - ages 15, 15, 17 and 18. We paid a set price for our group of six not a price per adult or child . I don't recall if the tour group had an age minimum but the trip... More
juli S
22 April 2019|
Response from mndieringer |
I doubt the names are as important as the number in your party. Make sure they know there will be five of you for the excursion.
5 April 2019|
Response from juli S |
Hi there, I just booked a tour on Sunday, May 26th for my family. It would only allow me to put in one person. Wanted to let you know it would be myself, husband and 3 teenagers. Let me know if you need names. Thank you
Key Details
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall: