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Ocean Explorer Cruises


Ocean Explorer Cruises provides ship rentals as well as general admission cruises including whale watching, sunset, and holiday cruises.
Our staff has served corporate functions for over 20 years and understands how important the “little” details are in making a event successful.

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Ship rentals are available for all of our cruises. With private rentals options you can customize your departure and return times, participate in one or more activity, and create the desired flavor for your event.

Yelp Based on 197 Reviews Yelp

AN ABSOLUTELY MUST DO! 5 STARS! Watch the Beautiful Sun as it sets on the waters of Newport Beach. You'll cruise on your water vessel on this 90 minute... More

This was a great experience! I highly recommend especially for people who've Check Groupon for discounted tickets! You have to check in before getting in... More

My two friends and I booked a Groupon for this nice hour sunset cruise and it was a perfect little adventure on our weekend getaway. We got drink tickets... More

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