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Daycations this summer.The Hidden Gems of Orange County

Orange County has a multitude of things to offer vacationers and locals including nationally acclaimed amusement parks like Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm. But, did you know Orange County is a mecca for fascinating wildlife, sea creatures and beautiful beaches?

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Life Is Like A Box Of Chocolates.You Never Know What You're Gonna Get Or See
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Adventure Tours

Air Combat USA®

A chance to be a "Fighter Pilot for a Day"® makes a truly unique gift experience for holidays, graduation, birthdays, bachelor parties or a weekend getaway. We were ranked among the 25 Fun Things to do with a Woman, by Men's Health Magazine. So if you prefer a little adventure on your weekend getaways, you've come to the right place. This is not a simulator, you actually fly a military light attack fighter aircraft in real dog fights. You are coached by a military trained air combat instructor who coaches you through the maneuvers and the dogfights. This is as real as it gets without the bullets. Bring your own opponent or come alone and we will match you up.

Click above to check it out or call 714.525.7590 Fullerton Municipal Airport. Gift Certificates Available. Groups are Welcome!

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Boat Tours

Captain Dave's Dolphin & Whale Safari

Join Capt. Dave's 5-star, eco-friendly, Dana Point dolphin & whale watching experiences. Dana Point is the Dolphin and Whale Watching Capital of the World® and the 1st Whale Heritage Site in the Americas. Multiple unique & uncrowded vessels include a catamaran sailboat with 2 Eye-to-Eye Underwater Viewing Pods and intimate, high-speed zodiac-style (rigid hull inflatable) boats that put wildlife at your fingertips. Fun & educational! Private boat charters are available too. You’ll have a chance to get up close and personal with the largest animals on the planet without inhibiting their natural behavior. Empty your bucket list with whales year-round, including blue whales, humpbacks, gray whales, & more, plus dolphins that can number up to 10,000 strong, sea lions, sharks, and much more. During live narration, you'll learn from expert marine naturalists how the animals live and how we can protect them. Mrs. Capt. Dave's famous triple fudge brownies are served as a special treat. Daily cruises; reserve now!

Cruise Newport Beach
Sunset Cruise Newport Beach -
Live Latin Music Two Cruises To Choose From Nightly

Choose from our Fiesta Newport Beach Cruise with live Latin music complimentary chips and salsa, and a unlimited drink special of only $15 (icey legendary Newport Beach margarita is highly recommended) ! Or our Newport Beach Sunset Cruise with beautiful sunsets, live Spanish music, complimentary chips and fresh salsa, and of course the unlimited drink special of $15! Both cruises are 1 hours and tour Newport Bay as well as the famous Newport Beach coastline. Upstairs sundeck, indoor salon, and many other comforts will leave you wanting more. Cruise price only $25

Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching
Catamaran Adventures

We saw the first Blue Whales of the year on 4/22! The Blue Whale season runs May - October. Remember that whale watching is year round at Dana Wharf as we see the Gray Whale migration November - April! The Blue Whales are the largest mammal on Earth and can grow to over 100 feet long! These gentle giants are truly an amazing sight to see! We saw 216 Blue Whales last season and each year the number of sightings increases! Come aboard our new luxurious catamaran for a 2-hour, affordable cruise and you'll have a totally different, intimate and unforgettable experience. This boat is NEVER crowded! The 63-foot OCean Adventure catamaran is a beautiful, NEW, state-of-the-art vessel with a full-service deli-style galley. Every trip is a new experience, so be sure to come out often! Trips depart daily at 12:00pm and 2:00pm

Use coupon code OCNET for a 30% off your fishing or whale watching excursion.

Davey's Locker
Whale & Dolphin Cruises

Davey's Locker in the Historic Balboa Pavilion (famous Orange County landmark) next to the Balboa Funzone has over 40 years of history providing whale watching cruises. Endorsed by the Orange County Cetacean Society, Davey's Locker provides year round whale watching cruises daily. During the winter and spring months witness the grey whale migration and during the summer and fall months the giant blue whales. With the nutrient rich waters just outside Newport Bay providing ideal habitat for several species of whales and dolphin, Davey's Locker has one of the highest number of sightings in California. Davey's Locker takes great pride in their 96% success rate viewing whales and/or dolphin. Sightings are so good, that they guarantee sightings on each whale watching cruise. A specifically built for whale watching ship provides viewing opportunities from any point on the ship.

Mention And Get $15 Whale Watching Cruise Rate!

Newport Coastal Adventure
Newport Beach

Private Whale Watching Adventure for 1 to 6 guests or 7 to 12 guests.

For those seeking a private whale and dolphin watching experience close to the water on a fast boat, Newport Coastal Adventure can accommodate your group. Take up to 6 people on your own private adventure, or as many as 12 with a larger 30' Zodiac. Your personal captain will navigate the local waters on US Navy Zodiacs, providing a safe, comfortable, and mostly dry ride. Great for families and friends alike who desire a private ocean adventure.

Newport Landing Balboa/Newport Beach Sportfishing

Offering open party fishing trips, day charters & overnight trips. Newport Landing's Coast Guard licensed skippers know the most productive fishing grounds and how to get there fast, with modern craft designed for maximum fishing action! Featuring state-of-the-art navigational and fishing electronics! Some of the extra comforts their boats offer include indoor snack bars & outdoor sundecks with seating. Whale Watching excursions run year round.

Mention And Get $25 1/2 Day Fishing or $50 Full Day Fishing.

Santana Sailing
Waterlife Adventure

The best way to expand your sailing horizons is to venture out with someone who's already been where you want to go, and who knows what you want to know. These Waterlife Adventures are designed for sailors, both aspiring and experienced, who want to discover, experience, and learn more - but no sailing skills are required.

Family, kids, and friends are all welcome. All that you need is an adventurous spirit, the willingness to participate, and the readiness to experience life under sail. The essence of what we offer is, simply, to share what we know and love, with you.

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Cultural & Educational Tours

Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens

Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens maintains the historic Spanish Colonial Revival estate of Ole Hanson, the founder of San Clemente. The magnificent home and 2.5 acres of gardens overlooking the San Clemente Pier are open to the public Tuesday-Sunday for tours, and the home’s award-winning cultural center hosts a rich selection of performances, exhibitions, lectures, and workshops year-round.

415 Avenida Granada
San Clemente

Eco-Adventure Center
Laguna Niguel

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel presents eco-adventures that inspire you with Southern California's unique ecosystems and connect your spirit to their larger global systems. Led by expert naturalists, the Eco-Adventure Center is dedicated to showcasing Southern California's natural wonders. Throughout these unique excursions, the local surroundings become a natural classroom and living laboratory. Adults, families and kids learn through experience, which instills them with deep appreciation and respect for nature. As well, they will understand how to live more environmentally responsible back home.

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Sightseeing Tours

ULC Limos
Guided Limo Tours

Southern California has plenty of sights to see, and ULC Limos has seen them all over the years. Their staff of travel experts and chauffeurs can introduce you to all the top sites in the area. For a general overview of Orange County and beyond, or for a specific tour tailored to your individual interests.

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Wildlife Tours

Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching
Blue Whale Watching Trips

Trips depart daily! 5:00PM - 7:00PM

Join us as we search for whales, dolphin, sea lion and other exciting marine life! All of our cruises are narrated by our expert captains who will educate you on the abundant ocean life on our coast. Trips are all 2 hours long, plenty of time to discover the world that lies beneath! Remember that sightings are guaranteed! If you don't see A GOOD SHOWING of whales or dolphin, you will get your ticket back and are invited to come out again with us! These "whale checks" never expire.

Use coupon code OCNET for a 30% off your fishing or whale watching excursion.

Newport Landing Whale Watching
Newport Beach/Newport Harbor

Newport Landing offers multiple whale watching cruises daily year round. View giant blue whales to over 100 feet in length during the summer and fall months and grey whales on their annual migration during the winter and spring months. Huge pods of several varieties of dolphin, finback whales, minke whales, humpback whales, killer whales, and sea lions are viewed as well. A 96% success rate in viewing whales and/or dolphin means almost every trip has viewing opportunities. Our whale watching ship was built just for whale watching with seating and viewing options from almost any part of the ship. 65 feet in length the stability and comforts are great for those concerned with being on the ocean. Sightings are Guaranteed: You will get a free trip if we do not see whales or dolphin!

Mention And Get $15 Whale Watching Cruise Rate!

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Transportation & Charter

Curlew Charters
Come and experience an unforgettable journey aboard the Schooner Curlew

Available for corporate events and private charters. With her rich teak decks and interior, the Curlew makes a wonderful platform to host your next special occasion. From weddings, to birthday parties, or just for fun - an afternoon aboard the Curlew can provide your group with a unique outing at sea that is both memorable and magical.

Newport Landing - Balboa/Newport Beach Sportfishing

Offering private charters on a daily basis. These trips give you the opportunity to fish an un-crowded boat with only your friends, co-workers, or whomever you chose to bring! The trips range in duration from 1/2 Day and 3/4 Day on the Nautilus and Patriot all the way to 2 Day trips on the Amigo and Ultra. There is also a fleet of 6 pack boats for the anglers who even want less competition from other anglers.

Mention And Get $25 1/2 Day Fishing or $50 Full Day Fishing.

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