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Ocean Explorer

900 Route 35 Belmar Marina, Belmar

3-Hour Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise for One Adult, One Child, or Both from Ocean Explorer (Up to 24% Off)

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Highlights

Passengers head off the Jersey shore on a three-hour cruise to find humpback whales and view all the marine life found along the way

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fred
2 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
9 hours ago
Crew was great and its was a very enjoyable 3 hours
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Lynda
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
5 days ago
My husband and I had a good time even though we didn't see any whales, we did see alot of dolphins and had great weather. The boat was clean. Will definitely recommend going and we will do this again.
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Zack
4 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
June 18, 2022
We saw some dolphins and a whale! Crew was nice. Fun time!
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Lorrie
5 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
June 18, 2022
Awesome cruise. Seen dolphins and a beautiful whale. Would recommend and will definitely go again.
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Jing
4 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
June 10, 2022
Didn’t see anything, no dolphin, no whale, nada
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Darlene
8 ratings8 reviews
Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
May 30, 2022
No star. Horrible service. Didn’t see a whale, dolphin or sea turtles as advertised by Ocean Explorer. Ocean Explorer wouldn’t give a refund or nothing to compensate their failure to provide the service I already paid my money to see whales, dolphin or sea turtles. I Don’t recommend this service.
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Guest
1 ratings1 reviews1 photos
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
November 12, 2021
It was awesome!! Highly recommended!!
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Yvonne
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
October 28, 2021
Overall good experience! Nice crew nice boat. Unfortunately we did not found any whale regardless the effort the team made to find them. We were able to see several dolphins.
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About This Deal

  • What’s included:
  • Three-hour whale and dolphin watching cruise
  • During the cruise guests can discover a diversity of marine life and watch humpback whales, sea turtles, sharks, or dolphins in their natural environment.
  • Guests ride on either the Sea Eagle or the Ocean Explorer, the boat made famous by the James Bond film License to Kill.
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  • Departure location: 900 River Road, Belmar, NJ 07719
  • Guest must arrive 45 minutes before departure time.
  • Adult tickets are valid for ages 13 and older.
  • Children’s tickets are available for ages 12 and under.

  • Directions to the marina, please turn right past the Marina Grill restaurant, and boats are located there by the bridge.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires Nov 1, 2022. Amount paid never expires. Reservation required, same day reservations accepted. Subject to weather. Limit 4 per person. May be repurchased every 365 days. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Learn about Strike-Through Pricing and Savings

About Ocean Explorer

Every week, aboard the spacious 100-foot Ocean Explorer, veteran angler and spearfisher Captain Bobby Quinn puts his 30 years of experience to use. Throughout afternoons of deep-sea fishing, he takes passengers onto the rolling Atlantic in search of everything from sea bass and bluefish to fluke. And guests searching for a specific catch can track the conditions of the water and availability of fish with Ocean Explorer's ever-updated fishing report, full of pictures of beaming anglers showing off what they hooked. Then, when charter-goers have had their fill of fishing, they can relax aboard the spacious ship and take in views of the sunset.

Meanwhile, aboard Ocean Explorer's sister ship the Sea Eagle—the very same vessel that was featured in the classic James Bond film License to Kill—guests search out the area's most majestic sea creatures from an open-concept vessel with a 360-degree view. During these three-hour educational tours riders scan the seas with cameras ready looking for humpback whales, along with possible sightings of sea turtles, dolphins, and other marine life. That's why customers laud this an "up close and personal" experience. Ocean Explorer or Sea Eagle do the whale watch trip.