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22 Newport Beach Outdoor Activities | All Newport Beach Tours

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Whale-Watching Cruise from Newport Beach

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Whale-Watching Cruise from Newport Beach

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Cruise off the coast of Orange County in search of whales on this 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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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.00
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$34.00
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Newport Beach Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise

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Newport Beach Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$34.00
From
$34.00
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Private Surf Lesson

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Private Surf Lesson

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Pro instructors will teach you to ride waves on your own regardless of your age or skill level. We have the best surf instructors and highest quality gear of any other surf school and can't wait to get you out in the water.
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  • 2 hours
From
$150.00
From
$150.00

Surf Lessons in Huntington Beach

Available from Saturday

Surf Lessons in Huntington Beach

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Learn the basics of surfing or take your current skills to the next level during a 2-hour class. Enjoy a private lesson with an instructor or take a group class with friends.  Whether it’s your first time on a board or you’ve been catching waves for years, everyone can benefit from the class.  There’s no need to get a wetsuit or surfboard past TSA as both are provided for you.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$174.65
per group
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$174.65
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OC Triangle Tour for 2

Available from Sunday

OC Triangle Tour for 2

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While not quite as mysterious as the Bermuda Triangle, the OC Triangle is far cooler! For approximately 20-25 minutes, fly over the classic OC beaches without breaking the bank! Our shortest tour will fly you over Huntington Beach Pier and Newport Harbor for the perfect taste of beach life.
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  • 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$305.65
per group
From
$305.65
per group

Newport Beach Sunset Cruise by Catamaran

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Newport Beach Sunset Cruise by Catamaran

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Watch the sun set into the Pacific Ocean on an evening cruise from Newport Beach, skimming across Newport Bay in a double-decker catamaran that makes for a smoother, more comfortable ride. The departure time is tailored to the sunset so you'll see the California coast at its most scenic, as you pass the yachts and sailing ships that come out to catch the evening light. Buy a drink from the full-service bar, or simply enjoy views of Newport's waterfront estates and glittering bay before returning to shore.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$16.91
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$16.91
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Private Surf Lesson

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$150.00

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Newport Beach Tour

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$450.00

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Laguna Beach Tour

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$1,100.00

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Ultimate Private Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour with Capt. Nick, Never Crowded!

Available from Mar 14

Ultimate Private Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour with Capt. Nick, Never Crowded!

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See some of the world’s most majestic marine animals during this private whale and dolphin watching excursion. Set out from Newport Beach around sunset and enjoy a relaxing evening searching for these beautiful mammals. Take in the coastal views while your captain points out points of interest and marine life. Life jackets are included for all guests.
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  • 2 hours
From
$399.00
per group
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$399.00
per group

The Escape Game Irvine 60-Minute Adventures

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The Escape Game Irvine 60-Minute Adventures

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Located in The Irvine Spectrum Center, these adventures offer a one-of-a-kind premium experience. Follow clues and solve puzzles to complete your mission together. You might escape...You WILL have fun!
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.99
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$39.99
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Deluxe OC Triangle Tour for 2

Available from Sunday

Deluxe OC Triangle Tour for 2

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While not quite as mysterious as the Bermuda Triangle, the OC Triangle is far cooler! For approximately 20-25 minutes, fly over the classic OC beaches without breaking the bank! Our shortest tour will fly you over Huntington Beach Pier and Newport Harbor for the perfect taste of beach life. Choose the Deluxe Tour in the Robinson R66 Turbine helicopter (for 2-4 people) and get in-flight snacks, a #FLYROGUE t-shirt, your own set of Rogue Aviation wings and #FLYROGUE stickers included for each passenger!
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  • 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$523.08
per group
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$523.08
per group

Pedego Electric Bike Rental

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Pedego Electric Bike Rental

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Explore the picturesque Balboa Peninsula and island on our state-of-the-art Pedego Electric Bikes. A fun and enjoyable activity for for all ages!
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  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

All Day Orange County Bike Rental

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All Day Orange County Bike Rental

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Voted "Best Bike Shop in Orange County", we provide the ultimate FUN experience. Our high-quality beach cruisers are awesome to ride along the beach. A great activity for the entire family!
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  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00

Biking, Sunset, Surf & Sips at Huntington Beach

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Biking, Sunset, Surf & Sips at Huntington Beach

Get to know the chill vibes in Huntington Beach on this late afternoon tour. Visit the International Surf Museum to learn about Southern California's surf culture, ride an electric bike along the Pacific Coast Highway, and visit an historic brewery. Along the way, listen to commentary from your guide to learn about the area and finish out the day roasting marshmallows around a beach bonfire while you watch the sunset.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$105.00
From
$105.00
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Get your Feet Wet Ride

Available tomorrow

Get your Feet Wet Ride

This ten minute ride takes off from the airport and heads south to the beach before returning back to the airport. Not really, of course! This ride is a “taste” of OC that takes you from our Executive Terminal to the OC Coast and back. It’s a short smooth jaunt that’s sure to “wet” your appetite for more!
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  • 10 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$350.00
Price varies by group size
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$350.00
Price varies by group size
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Newport Beach Tour

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Newport Beach Tour

This fifteen minute, twenty mile tour takes off from the airport and heads north along the Newport Beach coastline to the mouth of the Santa Ana river before returning back to the airport.
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  • 15 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$450.00
Price varies by group size
From
$450.00
Price varies by group size
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Deluxe OC Triangle Tour for 4

Available from Sunday

Deluxe OC Triangle Tour for 4

While not quite as mysterious as the Bermuda Triangle, the OC Triangle is far cooler! For approximately 20-25 minutes, fly over the classic OC beaches without breaking the bank! Our shortest tour will fly you over Huntington Beach Pier and Newport Harbor for the perfect taste of beach life. Choose the Deluxe Tour in the Robinson R66 Turbine helicopter (for 2-4 people) and get in-flight snacks, a #FLYROGUE t-shirt, your own set of Rogue Aviation wings and #FLYROGUE stickers included for each passenger!
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  • 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$717.95
per group
From
$717.95
per group

OC Triangle Tour for 3

Available from Sunday

OC Triangle Tour for 3

While not quite as mysterious as the Bermuda Triangle, the OC Triangle is far cooler! For approximately 20-25 minutes, fly over the classic OC beaches without breaking the bank! Our shortest tour will fly you over Huntington Beach Pier and Newport Harbor for the perfect taste of beach life.
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  • 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$323.08
per group
From
$323.08
per group

Deluxe OC Triangle Tour for 3

Available from Sunday

Deluxe OC Triangle Tour for 3

While not quite as mysterious as the Bermuda Triangle, the OC Triangle is far cooler! For approximately 20-25 minutes, fly over the classic OC beaches without breaking the bank! Our shortest tour will fly you over Huntington Beach Pier and Newport Harbor for the perfect taste of beach life. Choose the Deluxe Tour in the Robinson R66 Turbine helicopter (for 2-4 people) and get in-flight snacks, a #FLYROGUE t-shirt, your own set of Rogue Aviation wings and #FLYROGUE stickers included for each passenger!
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  • 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$612.31
per group
From
$612.31
per group

Laguna Beach Tour

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Laguna Beach Tour

This twenty minute, thirty mile tour takes off from the airport and heads south along the Laguna Beach coastline down to Monarch Beach before returning back to the airport. Includes the views of the Newport Beach Tour and the following; As you soar above, you will see spectacular views of the OC coastline from the comfort of the helicopter. View OC beaches, luxury homes, resorts, elite golf clubs, landmarks and more… including, Balboa Island, Newport Harbor, Huntington Beach, Upper Newport Bay, San Joaquin Hills, The Wedge, Corona del Mar, Newport Coast, Pelican Resort, Crystal Cove, Emerald Bay, Crescent Bay, Heisler Park, Laguna Beach, Laguna Canyon and South Laguna Beach, Aliso Beach, Three Arch Cove, Monarch Beach, with views of; Dana Point Strands Beach, Dana Point Headlands, and Dana Point Harbor.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,100.00
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$1,100.00
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Private Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour in Newport Beach

Available tomorrow

Private Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour in Newport Beach

Come aboard Newport Surfrider for an adventure of a lifetime, one of the nicest RHIB (rigid-hulled inflatable boat) boats in Newport Harbor. Captain has over 20 years of experience working on the water and is a certified naturalist. State of the art vessel will do 40+mph to optimize chances of finding marine mammals.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$375.00
per group
From
$375.00
per group
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The magicIAN Show: Magician for Hire

Available tomorrow

The magicIAN Show: Magician for Hire

The show is a Vegas style experience that is one of the most unique shows in the country. MagicIAN is also a top rated magicians with over 250 five star reviews combined from google, yelp, and facebook. The Grand Scale illusion show includes a special effects light act with holograms, a levitating woman in the air, real doves magically changing into a real snake, audience participation magic, comedy, visual effects, and a levitation in the finale with the assistance of someone special. This performance is available for booking on select dates. Please contact for availability.
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  • 1 hour
From
$1,025.65
per group
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$1,025.65
per group

Private Newport Harbor Christmas Boat Parade Cruise from BayWatch Boat Charters

Available from Dec 3

Private Newport Harbor Christmas Boat Parade Cruise from BayWatch Boat Charters

Private 90 minute cruise for up to 6 Guests from BayWatch Boat Charters! Boat Parade Cruises December 16-20th Holiday Harbor Lights Cruises Dec 3-15th & Dec 12- Jan 3rd Tour Newport’s luxurious harbor and admire the beautifully decorated boats, yachts, and homes during the parade. We provide an intimate and exclusive experience to remember forever. Our private boat cruises are the best way to feel immersed in the harbor’s holiday cheer and view the boat parade from a front row seat. Enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and blankets onboard, or bring food and beverages to make the night more special. Speak with our concierge before your cruise to plan your perfect experience. Newport Harbor is home to some of the most expensive properties in the world, all wonderfully decorated and impressively lit with holiday lights. We offer the perfect private cruise to admire the harbor lights from the water throughout the month of December. Enjoy spectacular views and indulge in the holiday cheer.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$699.00
per group
From
$699.00
per group
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Sunrise Photo Walk at San Joaquin Marsh

Available from Jun 6

Sunrise Photo Walk at San Joaquin Marsh

Watch the sunrise and see the wildlife greet the morning!  Rise and shine with the birds, water fowl and wildlife at the San Joaquin Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. Three hundred acres of freshwater wetlands beckon us to explore and photograph. It will be hard to remember that we are in the heart of suburbia with twelve miles of trails and 200 species of birds to capture with our cameras and in our memories. San Joaquin Marsh is not only an exceptional place to relax and reflect, but is an environmental means to naturally clean urban runoff before the water reaches the ocean. Take this perfect opportunity to learn more about your camera, work on specific photography techniques, or simply enjoy nature with other photographers. Julie will be the photo angel on your shoulder to guide you with tips and tricks for better photography.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$29.00
From
$29.00

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