OOB Children's Maritime Foundation

OOB Children's Maritime Foundation

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Sara B. · 20 reviews TOP REVIEWER
Reviewed March 16, 2015
Best day ever... Will definitely do it again


Heather H. ·
· Reviewed October 14, 2016
My 12 year old son has been two summers. He loves it!


Ed M. ·
· Reviewed September 17, 2016
Great time, the food was great too! The crew was awesome Things to know, bring your own wine and enjoy, get on early so you can find a spot on the boat to sit, there won't be chairs but there's plenty of comfortable places to sit. Don't look for a major experience from the trip, the experience is simply being on a boat at sea while the sun goes down while eating a good buffet style dinner with a loved one; if you keep that in mind you'll have a great time. dress comfortably, This isn't high class, this is a great time to sit back and relax. And don't worry about getting sea sick, the boat moves slow and never leaves the harbor. I would do it again!

What You'll Get

Choose from Three Options

  • $25 for admission for one adult for a whale-watching tour with lunch ($40 value)
  • $20 for admission for one child for a whale-watching tour with lunch ($30 value)
  • $45 for admission for one adult and one child for a whale-watching tour with lunch ($70 value)

Aboard the historic Tallship American Pride, which has its own fun touch-tank for kids, passengers spot migrating gray whales on a three-hour tour. Lunch includes a hamburger, chips, baked beans, potato salad, and soft drinks—a vegetarian option is also available. Tours run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Apr 1, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Not valid until 2/21/2015. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to availability. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Subject to weather conditions. A minimum of 50 passengers required for boat to sail per tour. More tour dates will be released based on demand. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Children's Maritime Foundation

At the Children's Maritime Foundation, kids learn about maritime history by boarding a historic boat and setting sail into the waters of Southern California—with a guide at the helm, of course. Thankfully, charter cruises allow adults to enjoy the trip, too.

The boat: American Pride, a 130-foot, three-masted schooner, originally built in 1941 as a commercial fishing ship.

The K-12 educational tours: On the marine ecology tour, kids learn about aquatic ecosystems and animals, such as gray whales and ecru whales. Living history tours, on the other hand, focus on the gold rush, life on the docks, and the earliest treaties between pelicans and humans.

The charters: These tours range from a whale-watching trip to a Sunday brunch cruise with a buffet-style meal—and an optional shot at steering the ship.

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