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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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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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1 ratings1 reviews
November 12, 2021
It was awesome!! Highly recommended!!
1 ratings1 reviews
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.
Wandatop reviewer
8 ratings5 reviews
October 25, 2021
It was totally amazing.
1 ratings1 reviews
October 24, 2021
Great Captain and crew! Had a wonderful time!
mariahelpful reviewer
6 ratings3 reviews
October 23, 2021
Great experience! We followed a whale along the coast and saw a massive school of fish! It was very interesting!
Susanhelpful reviewer
1 ratings1 reviews
October 22, 2021
This was such a wonderful experience. We did not see any whales, but the boat was surrounded by hundreds of dolphins. It was amazing to see so many leaping, and playing in the water. We never saw anything like this! The boat tour also was along the Monmouth/Ocean coastline, and that was interesting to see the beautiful homes too. Really enjoyed and recommend this.
Julianhelpful reviewer
2 ratings1 reviews
October 21, 2021
The crew was extremely welcoming, nice and knowledgeable. They made sure we got to see the whales and dolphins, even by going past the three hour mark. The boat ride was very awesome and overall experience was 10/10
2 ratings2 reviews
October 18, 2021
Great experience. Saw several whales , dolphins and even a tuna!
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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.

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.