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Newport Beach, CA

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Newport Beach, CA

Catch the big one on this exciting Newport Beach Sportfishing experience out of Newport Beach harbor.

  • Captains and crews have served Southern California for over 20 years
  • Your half-day trip will cover areas from Long Beach to Dana Point, including Laguna Beach and Huntington Beach
  • Aim to catch barracuda, halibut, sand bass, calico bass, red snapper, giant yellowtail, white sea bass and more
  • For locals and tourists alike, this is an opportunity to experience the best of Southern California sportfishing!
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

Monday through Sunday -  5:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 5:30 PM


Essential Information
  • Rates fluctuate based on time of year: High Season (June - Aug) & Low Season (Sept - May)
  • Fishing tackle is available to purchase at the dock for $8.00-$13.00 per person 
  • Fish cleaning is available for $0.75 - $2.00 per fish depending on size of fish
  • Special pricing is available for children ages 3 - 16 years, please contact Virgin Experience Gifts for pricing
  • Ship is wheelchair accessible
  • There are no age restrictions
  • No experience necessary
  • For parties larger than 4 or for a private rental, please contact Virgin Experience Gifts
Total time on the water is 5 to 6 hours
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
Up to 65 participants per ship
This experience is only for those on board.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
During the winter and spring months, you may want to bring a light and heavy jacket. Sunscreen is recommended. And don't forget to bring your camera!
Do I need previous fishing experience?
No experience is necessary. This sportfishing excursion is open to all ability levels!
What kind of fish will I catch?
It depends on the season and the day, but some species targeted on your trip may include barracuda, halibut, sand bass, calico bass, bonito, yellowtail and white sea bass.
Is the boat handicap accessible?
Yes, the boat is wheelchair accessible. Please note at the time of booking if you will be using a wheelchair on the day of your experience.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, cancelling or rescheduling is allowed up to 72 hours prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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