Our 2022 Whale Watching & Dolphin Adventure Season has begun! * WHALE WATCHING is what WE DO ~ Come sail with us to sail with the BEST!


Sightings Report:

5/18: Humpback WHALE &  Pod of DOLPHINS *

5/15: AWESOME SHOW~ 150 Dolphins * LOTS of BABIES!

5/4:  Pod of DOLPHIN!

5/1: Lunge Feeding Whale!

4/30: Lunge Feeding Whale!!!

4/23: OPENING DAY 2022 : 2 WHALES !!! * LUNGING * GREAT START TO THE SEASON!

See our Facebook page for pictures, videos, etc…

https://www.facebook.com/americanprincesscruises/


Whale Watching & Dolphin Adventure Cruises

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When April 23, 2022 through Nov 27, 2022 (see dates)
Location Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY Pier 3
Departure Point Pier 3 - Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn (see location directions)

Whale Watching & Dolphin Adventure Cruises 2022

Adventure cruises run approximately 3.5 hours and are departing from Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, Pier 3 (click here for directions)

This will be our 13th successful year of running these awesome adventure cruises!

So if you’re interested in setting sail in search of these beautiful mammals, come hop aboard the American Princess, the original NYC Whale and Dolphin Watchers, for a UNIQUE Adventure Cruise!


The New York City Whale Watching and Dolphin Adventure Cruise departs from Pier 3 in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn,  New York (click here for directions).  Looking toward the Marine Parkway Bridge, one may see a peregrine falcon diving for prey.  As we approach Breezy Point jetty, we may view gannets diving for the glorified bunker bait.  Dolphins may appear as walls of water off the coast of New York City.  We may view hundreds of bottlenose dolphins jumping near and under the American Princess.

Further offshore toward Ambrose Channel, the entrance to New York harbor, we may see the blow of a whale and hear the captain shout, “Thar she blows!”  Slowly, we approach the humpback whale who has finished his first course of bunker and is jumping with excitement and joy, as if to impress the passengers aboard the American Princess.  And he is a beauty; approximately 45 feet in length, weighing about 40 tons. His 20 foot pectoral fin seems to be waving to all.  Will we spot his companions?

Note: We suggest bringing a regular camera, video camera and/or binoculars if possible. Children will be encouraged to participate in helping our crew take the official whale and dolphin count. Your photos and videos can be posted on our Facebook page.  We look forward to seeing you on another Whale Watching and Dolphin Adventure Cruise!

Date

DateDaysTime
April 23Sat12PM - 3:30PM
April 30Sat12PM - 3:30PM
May 4, 11, 18, 25Wed12PM - 3:30PM
May 7, 14, 21, 28Sat12PM - 3:30PM & May 28th 5PM - 8:30PM
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29Sun12PM - 3:30PM
May 30Mon12PM - 3:30PM
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29Wed12PM - 3:30PM
June 16, 23, 30Thurs12PM - 3:30PM
June 17, 24Fri12PM - 3:30PM
June 4, 11, 18, 25Sat12PM - 3:30PM & 5PM - 8:30PM
June 5, 12, 19, 26Sun12PM - 3:30PM
July 6, 13, 20, 27Wed12PM - 3:30PM
July 7, 14, 21, 28Thurs12PM - 3:30PM & 5PM - 8:30PM
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29Fri12PM - 3:30PM
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30Sat12PM - 3:30PM & 5PM - 8:30PM
July 3, 17, 24, 31Sun12PM - 3:30PM
July 4Mon10 AM - 1:30PM
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31Wed12PM - 3:30PM
August 4, 11, 18, 25Thurs12PM - 3:30PM & 5PM - 8:30PM
August 5, 12, 19, 26Fri12PM - 3:30PM
August 6, 13, 20, 27Sat12PM - 3:30PM & 5PM - 8:30PM
August 7, 14, 21, 28Sun12PM - 3:30PM
Sept 7, 14, 21, 28Wed12PM - 3:30PM
Sept 1Thurs12PM - 3:30PM
Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 30Fri12PM - 3:30PM
Sept 3, 10, 17, 24Sat12PM - 3:30PM & 5PM - 8:30PM
Sept 4, 11, 18, 25Sun12PM - 3:30PM
Sept 5Mon12PM - 3:30PM
Oct 5, 12, 19, 26Wed12PM - 3:30PM
Oct 7, 14, 21, 28Fri12PM - 3:30PM
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29Sat12PM - 3:30PM
Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30Sun12PM - 3:30PM
Oct 10Mon12PM - 3:30PM
Nov 25Fri12PM - 3:30PM
Nov 5, 12, 19, 26Sat12PM - 3:30PM
Nov 6, 13, 20, 27Sun12PM - 3:30PM

Fares

Adult$65
Senior (62 & over)$60
Child (5-12 yrs)$45
Child under 5FREE - must reserve
Group Rate (10 or more)Please contact us
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PLEASE READ BELOW BEFORE PURCHASING TICKETS OR CALLING THE OFFICE

  • All sales are final and non-refundable
  • Our captains and crew work diligently to make every trip a success. We have a 90% sighting rate of a whale and/or dolphin.  However, sightings are not guaranteed.
  • Cruises are Rain or Shine
  • There is a 24-hour cancellation policy
  • In the event of a cancellation, the customer is responsible for making another reservation
  • Check our WEBSITE ALERTS for cancellations & daily cruise status
  • Ticket purchases are good only for the 2022 Whale Watching and Dolphin Adventure Cruise season
  • While there is no charge for children under 5 , you must make a reservation for them
  • Your proof of purchase (Paypal receipt/Credit Card receipt/voucher) will serve as your ticket
  • You do NOT need a PayPal account to make purchases through PayPal
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A small children’s stroller can be brought aboard
  • Coolers and outside alcoholic beverages are prohibited
  • Cash bar available on board
  • Passengers subject to search (as permitted by the US Coast Guard)
  • Captain’s recommendation: Due to NYC traffic we advise that you plan to arrive at Pier 3 Sheepshead Bay 90 minutes before the departure time
  • All trips are subject to availability and American Princess Cruises reserves the right to cancel any trip at any time

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