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Welcome Aboard “ORCA”

Orange County’s Versatile Motor Yacht for Charter  

ORCA is Capt. Dave’s 38-foot luxury motor yacht available for year-round private charters. She is is Coast Guard certified to carry up to 6 passengers comfortably.

ORCA is available for private charters and burials at sea.

This vessel offers all the amenities for a family or small group of friends to enjoy a fun day of whale watching and sightseeing, as well as media productions looking for a fast yacht with experienced wildlife naturalists. ORCA is also available for intimate burials at sea.

Features include a fast cruising speed, beautiful interior with ample seating, two staterooms, two bathrooms, and a fully appointed galley. You’ll enjoy panoramic views while comfortably seated in the fully enclosed bridge or the refreshing ocean air on the aft deck.

This yacht is an excellent choice for television and movie productions. We have hosted many productions including those from Animal Planet, MTV, Condé Nast, various reality shows, and more. For an additional fee, your charter can be operated by Captain Dave, an experienced marine naturalist, award winning filmmaker and author, photographer, and conservationist. Meet Captain Dave.

If you choose a whale watching charter it will be an educational and exciting experience. You’ll have a chance to get within arm’s reach of wild dolphins and magnificent whales, while knowledgeable naturalists explains how these animals live. And Mrs. Captain Dave’s yummy triple fudge brownies are served as a special treat!

Public Whale Watching

ORCA is currently available for private charters and burials at sea only.

Private Charter

2.5-Hour* Private Charter

• May 16 through September 14: $1,350 plus $150 gratuity

• September 15 through May 15: $775 plus $125 gratuity

*Other options available.

Please call 949-488-2828 to reserve.

Burial at Sea

90 minutes: $810 plus $90 gratuity.

Please call 949-488-2828 to reserve.

Explore ORCA in 3D

ORCA Reviews

If you want an excellent chance to see marine life and get the shots you need, I recommend chartering ORCA. ORCA was the perfect fit for our film crew of 5… our only issue was where to point the camera because there were too many blue whales. Great boat, great captain, Big blues. THANKS DAVE! – Via Email

Matt C., Bethesda, MD

A nice morning out with Captain Quin. Lots of sea life including seals, sea lions, sun fish and Dolphins. Was able to see a California gray whale towards the end. Chartered the ORCA for a small outing of 5. Great customer focus, nice boat and a great family outing. – Via TripAdvisor

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To arrange a private charter on ORCA please use the form below to email us. If you need immediate assistance please call us at 949-488-2828.

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