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Pacific Airshow & Whale Watching Safari
- Adult Age 13+
- Child Age 8 - 12
The Pacific Airshow
Join us aboard our upscale power catamaran, Hoku Nai’a, for an extraordinary safari to view the Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach. The 2024 lineup of performances and demonstrations is to be determined.
This world-class airshow was voted Top 3 Best Air Shows by USA Today in 2021.
Our Huntington Beach Airshow tickets offer one of the best views of the airshow as we’re on the water, and you won’t have to worry about traffic and parking.
Dana Point Whale Watching Included with Our Huntington Beach Airshow Tickets
On the way to and from the Pacific Airshow, you’ll have the opportunity to view dolphins, whales, and other kinds of marine wildlife that reside around Dana Point. Due to time constraints, we cannot spend an extended amount of time watching animals.
Estimated Airshow Itinerary
• 8:30 AM – Depart Dana Point Harbor
• 10:30 – 11:00 AM – Arrive at Huntington Beach; Pacific Airshow begins
• 4:30 PM – Pacific Airshow ends; depart Huntington Beach
• 6:30 – 7:00 PM – Arrive back to Dana Point Harbor
Pacific Airshow Special Guest Narrator
Considered the voice of youth in aviation, Matt Stumpf is one of the leading experts in aviation history and aerobatics. He is also a fan-favorite on our Airshow Safari!
Since 2016 “Shorty” has had the opportunity to be the voice of aviation throughout Southern California and the west coast at events such as the Riverside Airshow, March Field Air and Space Expo, The Planes of Fame Air Show, Apple Valley Airshow, and many more. Recently he was invited to narrate the National Championship Air Races and Air Show in Reno, Nevada, for the Jet and Unlimited classes, for NBC Sports.
Matt takes a unique approach to narrating the amazing aerobatics on display at the Pacific Airshow. You’ll learn insider stories about the pilots and planes and enjoy the history of the airshow told through Matt’s high energy, often comedic, commentary.
Book your Huntington Beach Airshow and whale watching tickets with Capt. Dave’s today!
Airshow Catering Menu
The Pacific Airshow Safari price includes breakfast, lunch, and a snack served during the ride home.
Warm Continental Breakfast:
Included in the price of your Pacific Airshow cruise is a continental breakfast with warm pancake-wrapped sausages on a stick, warm croissants with ham and Swiss cheese, assorted dairy-based yogurts, muffins and other baked goods, tropical fruit platter, coffee, and juice (orange and cranberry).
While we’re in Huntingtin Beach viewing the Pacific Airshow you will be served a hot lunch of a freshly-grilled Angus beef burger or plant-based Beyond Burger with fixings (cheese, lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles) and condiments (mustard, relish, ketchup), potato chips, tropical fruit platter, and Caesar salad.
For a snack we’ll be serving Fritos with chili
Throughout the Pacific Airshow cruise you’ll be able to purchase assorted dry snacks, and beverages including water, juice, coffee, soda, beer, wine, and seltzers.
And of course, Mrs. Capt. Dave’s famous triple fudge brownies are served as a special treat!
Enjoy a Comfortable & Relaxing Airshow Viewing on Hoku Nai’a
Hoku Nai’a is our upscale, double-deck power catamaran.
Her spacious observation deck is perfect for viewing the Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach. For your comfort, there is ample cushioned bench seating and it’s covered for protection from the elements. There is also a bar with water, soda, beer, wine, and coffee available to purchase.
The main deck is fully enclosed for climate control while large windows on both sides provide plenty of viewing angles on our Pacific Airshow cruise. Bench seats with surfboard tables and a lounge area are perfect for those wanting to enjoy refreshments.
There are two restrooms on the main deck.
Beautifully appointed with upscale décor throughout the vessel that celebrates Dana Point’s famous surfing culture and recognition as the Dolphin and Whale Watching Capital of the World®.
Hoku Nai’a does not have underwater viewing pods.
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