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American Princess Cruises

Beach Channel Dr. One Block West of 169th St. At Heinzelman Rd. & State Rd., Breezy Point

Spring Seal and Bird Watching Adventure Cruises from American Princess Cruises (Up to 50% Off)

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The American Princess sails on weekends from Riis Landing in Rockaway for two-hour tours of Atlantic waters where seals and rare birds roam

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Jessicatop reviewer helpful reviewer
7 ratings5 reviews
December 23, 2020
4/5 because we weren't able to see any whales but the staff were amazing and so nice! Although we weren't able to see any whales we did see 1 curious seal and recieved a voucher for the next time. Will be back in thr summer!
5 ratings2 reviews
October 5, 2019
This is a must do in NY. Whales and dolphins, educational information, great crew who are friendly, helpful and accommodating. While sightings are not guaranteed, my two trips this year, in August and September 2019, did not disappoint!! Easy access right over the bridge, ample parking, a great day!
2 ratings1 reviews
August 30, 2019
Everything was wonderful! Comfortable and convenient and the guides were awesome. (Access to a phone charger would be great, just an idea). We had a great time!
5 ratings2 reviews
August 21, 2019
The tour on 8/17/19 was amazing! The crew on the tour did a wonderful job calling everyone's attention to the different sightings; the naturalist provided detailed information that helped educate everyone. Such a great day! Highly recommend this.
4 ratings1 reviews
August 10, 2019
great trip! Beautifully kept boat! Nice and clean! Knowledgeable staff and crew!
4 ratings4 reviews
July 24, 2019
Each whale watch trip is different - never the same....The captain and crew are awesome and helpful... There's a naturalist on board to explain everything you are passing by and all the nature you are seeing... Excellent trip....
Belindatop reviewer helpful reviewer
10 ratings9 reviews
June 30, 2019
Exceeded my expectations. Clear driving instructions, pleasant check-in, friendly crew and staff and a naturalist who was knowledgeable and informative. We were able to see two different humpback whales, which was an astonishing sight. Highly, highly recommend!
4 ratings2 reviews
June 20, 2019
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  • What’s included: Snacks and beverages are available aboard, large heated cabin, video/slide presentations during the trip. A naturalist will give a presentation during the trip and serve as the guide for the trip.
  • Duration: about two hours
  • Departure time: about 12 p.m. (appointment required)
  • Departure location: Riis Landing, Heinzelman Rd. and State Rd. intersection, West Side of Marine Pkwy Bridge, Breezy Point, NY
  • Free admission for children under 5
  • Click here to view the available dates and times
  • Coolers and outside alcoholic beverages are prohibited
  • Must book and sail by the expiration date on voucher (including makeup dates for a canceled trip)

The large vessel has a full bar, including hot chocolate, tea, coffee, spiked coffee, and other beverages, and is also equipped with a snack bar and galley. Passengers spend two hours gazing out of sizable viewing windows in a large, heated cabin with cushioned seating, enjoying scenic skyline views and spotting Harbor and Grey seals, with the occasional Harp and Hooded seal sighting, as well as a variety of birds. On warmer days, guests can take insights from the ship’s canopy-covered upper deck. There is a naturalist on board guiding the tour, that gives a presentation on marine life, seals, birds, and the surrounding area on the way. There is also a slideshow which is displayed on big screen TVs, showing pictures, posters, and exhibits. The naturalist is available throughout the trip for any questions.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires Apr 18, 2020. Amount paid never expires. Online reservation required. Must book and sail by the expiration date on your voucher, including makeup dates for canceled trips. Coolers and outside alcoholic beverages prohibited. Limit 1 per person for two-voucher option. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts for option 1 (single voucher). Sightings are not guaranteed. Younger than 18 must be accompanied by guardian. May be repurchased every 90 days. Must use promotional value in 1 visit(s). Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About American Princess Cruises

American Princess Cruises is New York's full time Whale Watching company, set sail with an experienced whale watching crew. The 95-foot American Princess, steers passengers over the Atlantic Ocean's scenic waters on many noted tours that leave the city's commotion behind, including the dolphin and whale watching tour that earned a Daily News mention or their seal and bird watching tour that earned a New Yorker mention. Staffed by a team of experienced captains on its luxury boat, American Princess Cruises' excursions encompass a variety of sightseeing, cruising, tours, and partying opportunities. The company offers a plethora of experiences for customers, including boat rides with views of the NYC Skyline and Statue Liberty, Adventure Cruises, and Moonlight cruises. Cruises also allow customers to take in sights of various wildlife indigenous to the area - including whales, seals, birds, and dolphins - all in New York City's backyard. Also, American Princess Cruises is a Whale Sense participant promoting responsible whale watching. American Princess Cruises collaborates with marine scientists to support research and advocacy of marine wildlife by providing data from each of our trips.