Take an awe-inspiring adventure on a beautifully equipped vessel! Our trips are two hours long and are great for anyone and everyone who loves the ocean and the wildlife we may encounter.
- 1 Hour Harbor Cruise - weekdays +$100 gratuity
- 90 Minute Harbor or Coastal Cruise- weekdays +$150 gratuity
- 2 Hour Whale and Dolphin Adventure or Coastal Cruise + $225 Gratuity + $40 temporary fuel surcharge
Scenic Private Charters in Oceanside
Welcome to Oceanside, CA. We are Oceanside Adventures, the best-rated luxury whale and dolphin watching company located in front of the historic Lighthouse in Oceanside Harbor.
Come out with us for an awe-inspiring whale and dolphin watching adventure. Our trips are two hours long and are great for families, couples, private parties, corporate events, and more. Our adventure is for anyone and everyone who loves the ocean and the wildlife we may encounter.
Our vessel is a 50-foot, 45-passenger, beautifully equipped catamaran. Built by Cooper Marine in Florida, our one-level design is perfect for optimal viewing. We get you up close and personal to marine life minutes away from our harbor.
|1 Hour Harbor Cruise- weekdays||$699 + $100 gratuity|
|90 Minute Harbor or Coastal Cruise- weekdays||$1199 + $150 gratuity|
|2 Hour Whale and Dolphin Adventure or Coastal Cruise||starting at $1599 + $225 Gratuity + $40 temporary fuel surcharge|
Nov. – April: Gray whales, minke whales, humpback whales, fin whales, and all four species of dolphin
May – Oct.: Fin whales, blue whales, minke whales, humpback whales, and all four species of dolphin
*Other sightings may include orcas, pilot whales, turtles, sharks, sunfish, sea lions, and various birds and other marine life. One never knows what we will see next on one of our adventures.
Food and beverages are not included in your ticket price but are available for purchase.
Oceanside Harbor: 256 Harbor Drive South Oceanside, CA 92054
Nearby landmarks: Oceanside Adventures is located in the heart of Oceanside Harbor off the 5 freeway, 30 minutes north of Sea World in San Diego, and 30 minutes south of Orange County! Our ticket office is located near the Lighthouse in front of Rockin Baja Lobster.
Please check out our FAQ page.
Non-refundable, cannot be rescheduled.
Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded and cannot be rescheduled because your space is being guaranteed at the event.
Full accommodation will be provided in the rare scenario the trip is canceled for any reason.
The activity usually runs in light rain and other moderate weather conditions, but the seller may cancel the activity in the event of severe or unsafe weather conditions. If the seller cancels the event for weather-related reasons or otherwise, ticket-holders will be allowed to reschedule tickets (subject to availability), receive a credit for a future event, or receive a full refund.
All participants are required to have tickets for this event.
Our boats are United States Coast Guard documented for a certain amount of passengers and we cannot exceed the capacity. This means that all passengers must have a ticket.
Set in a beautiful and flourishing harbor, Oceanside Adventures showcases our brand-new, state-of-the-art, high-speed 50-foot catamaran. Join us on a naturalist-led whale watching and sea life excursion cruise.
The captains, crew, and onboard naturalists of the Oceanside Adventures share more than 20 years of on-the-water marine life experience. Come one, come all: whale watching is an event anyone will enjoy.