NY Harbor Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise

Spot Whales, Dolphins and other Aquatic Life on Four Hour New York Harbor Scenic Cruise

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About This Experience

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Head out on the water and enjoy an exciting outdoor adventure as you go on the search for Dolphins, Whales and other wildlife in beautiful New York Harbor. The fun begins when you hop onboard the American Princess for this four-hour Whale Watching adventure in Rockaway Queens.

Get your camera ready as you leave the Inlet and make your way out from Riis Landing into the Atlantic Ocean and embark on your dolphin adventure. Enjoy the crisp smell of the sea air, relax and listen to the commentary from the on-board Naturalist who will ensure your trip is memorable and educational. Take in the views of New York Harbor and the Manhattan skyline and when you least expect it, spot Bottlenose Dolphins and Whales swimming and leaping right out of the water!

Acclaimed by the New York Daily News, this New York Watching Cruise is fun for the whole family and makes the perfect unique gift for any occasion.

Where It's Located hide

  • Breezy Point, New York

Who Is Included hide

The NY Harbor Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise Experience Gift Certificate is for one participant. You will be joined by additional participants on this excursion.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

When It Is Offered hide

The New York Harbor Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruise is offered Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays mid-June thru August. Cruises typically board at 11:30 PM, depart at 12:00 PM and return at 4:00 PM.

How Long Is It hide

The NYC Whale Watching Excursion has a cruise length of approximately 4 hours and a total duration of 5 hours.

Weather hide

The Dolphin & Whale Watching Cruises may be rescheduled by the Captain due to high winds, heavy rain, fog or other inclement weather.

What To Wear hide

Dress comfortably, flat, non-marking rubber-soled shoes and layers are recommended for this open water adventure.

Additional Information hide

Cruises take place on the American Princess, a 95 foot aluminum cruising vessel which is certified for up to 250 passengers. The ship features a large main deck and cabin with cushioned seating. The exterior main deck has built-in seating around the perimeter of the deck. Bathrooms are available onboard and the ship is handicap accessible.

Trips depart from Riis Landing in Rockaway NY. Price includes all taxes, however gratuity is not included and can be extended to your Captain and Crew following your adventure.

Beverages and snacks are available on the boat from the snack bar but are not included in the price of the cruise. No coolers may be brought on board the boat.

Children under the age of 3 or expecting mothers are not eligible to participate in this experience.


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All changes to reservations for the NY Harbor Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise Experience require seven (7) days advance notice.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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