Marine wildlife tours give passengers an intimate glimpse of leaping fish, swooping birds, and professional spring-breakers who’ve developed gills. Don’t forget your binoculars for this Groupon.
$22 for a Four-Hour Whale- and Dolphin-Watching Adventure Cruise (Up to a $45 Value)
On Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays starting June 19, captains ferry passengers out onto the Atlantic to spot whales and dolphins in the midst of their migrations as a naturalist narrates the sights. The boat launches from Riis Landing in Rockaway, New York, and boasts a cash bar, large upper deck with a canopy, and plush seating. Tours run from noon to approximately 4 p.m.; whale and dolphin sightings are not guaranteed.
American Princess Cruises
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 this 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.
What some people are buzzing about:
92% of 338 customers recommend
“THANKS- WE HAD A GREAT TIME!”
“I WAS AMAZED TO SEE DOLPHINS SO CLOSE TO NEW YORK HARBOR! I WOULD BE CURIOUS TO SEE THE WHALES NEXT :)”
“We went on the seal watching tour-thought we were just going to circle the island but the captain stayed out there for a while so we could actually see them! It was...”
“We went on the seal watching tour-thought we were just going to circle the island but the captain stayed out there for a while so we could actually see them! It was a lot of fun and I would definitely do another cruise from them again :) ”