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Shared Two-Hour Whale Watching Tours from Oceanside, CA

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Oceanside, United States
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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

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.
  • Catch sight of whales off the coast of Oceanside, California
  • Cruise along San Diego’s coastline aboard a catamaran
  • A family-friendly tour ideal for nature lovers and first-time visitors
  • Choose from multiple departure times to best suit your needs
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Local guide and professional guide
Cruise
Food, drinks, and alcoholic beverages (available to purchase cash only)
256 S Harbor Dr, Oceanside, CA 92054, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • On board, you will find a snack and beverage cash only bar (additional expense)
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Oceanside Adventures

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Shared Two-Hour Whale Watching Tours from Oceanside, CA?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Shared Two-Hour Whale Watching Tours from Oceanside, CA.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Shared Two-Hour Whale Watching Tours from Oceanside, CA?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Shared Two-Hour Whale Watching Tours from Oceanside, CA.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Shared Two-Hour Whale Watching Tours from Oceanside, CA?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Shared Two-Hour Whale Watching Tours from Oceanside, CA.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Shared Two-Hour Whale Watching Tours from Oceanside, CA?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Shared Two-Hour Whale Watching Tours from Oceanside, CA.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Shared Two-Hour Whale Watching Tours from Oceanside, CA?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Shared Two-Hour Whale Watching Tours from Oceanside, CA.

Traveler Tips


  • "The boat is easy to board and large enough to ride the sometimes choppy waves comfortably." See review

Reviews

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AMAZING
Yesenia_V
, Apr 2021
It was amazing seeing the dolphins stampede. It was such a wonderful experience to share it with our kiddos.
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Great Experience!
Ruben_C
, Apr 2021
Even though we didn’t see any whales, the experience was really fun! The tour guide was friendly and welcoming, the vessel was beautiful and felt quite safe/sea worthy, and the weather was nice. It was a beautiful day and a very relaxing experience!
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Wonderful experience!
Jeannie_J
, Apr 2021
We absolutely loved our time with the Oceanside tour. I have never seen so many dolphins in my life! And we were lucky enough to see a humpback whale. Our guide was wonderful and informative and everyone engaged in safe Covid practices on the boat. I would highly recommend this experience.
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Amazing Tour
Tandra_R
, Mar 2021
Although we did not see whales on our tourN we saw plenty of dolphin (up to 800), a seal and sea lion. The weather was PERFECT and the tour guides were friendly and knowledgeable. It's a must see for all!
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The ocean’s wonders up close!
Lori_M
, Mar 2021
It was awesome to be in the midst of a large pod of dolphins playing around the boat and seeing a humpback whale’s fluke and spout.
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Great day
Brandon_A
, Mar 2021
Beautiful day out on the water, sun was out. Lots of dolphins and we got to see one hump back whale.
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Whale watching/chasing
Fernando_M
, Mar 2021
Overall it felt too much like a high speed chase to look for the whales not what I expected. Definitely recommend you take some motion sickness pills before hand if you have a history of getting motion sickness. At the end I like how the trip was long it made it all worth while even though we saw a little bit of whales the cruise going to look for them was fun.
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Enjoyed Viewing Tour
KBH
, Mar 2021
The Captain and tour guide was very knowledgeable and well spoken. He kept everyone’s interest. The second mate was very helpful and answered our other questions. It was a very nice trip.
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Beautiful
Rosana_M
, Mar 2021
It was a beautiful day, weather was great, waters were calm. We are locals and have never been out to sea and decided we would take a cruise around the pacific waters. Although, our daughter was super excited to encounter dolphins and whales we were an unlucky group. It is okay, because we received vouchers to go back. So you betcha, we will be returning. Overall, it was a great experience, we look forward to going back soon!
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Great day trip!
KatalinCrouse
, Mar 2021
It was a beautiful trip, no whales but we saw sea lions and dolphins! The crew was very nice! It was a great day trip!
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