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Welcome to Newport Beach!

Located on Newport Harbor, and on the Newport Beach Christmas Boat parade route, we provide a spacious waterfront setting for your special event. For corporate or personal entertaining, ExplorOcean is sure to delight you and your guests.

Our three separate spaces, available for individual rental, include our: Ocean Literacy Center, Adventure Outpost and waterfront courtyard.

Special Events

Corporate Events

ExplorOcean welcomes all organizations to our waterfront facility to host your upcoming event. From holiday parties, receptions and board meetings, ExplorOcean accommodates it all!
Social Events

Whether it’s a high school dance, reunion or birthday party, ExplorOcean will make your every one-of-a-kind.
Kid’s Birthday Party

This 90 minute, private adventure includes a tour of the touch tanks, an interactive story time and an ocean themed craft for your little explorer and friends. We will arrange private tables for you to decorate. You provide your own cake, ice cream, etc.

Submit a request today!

Please email Leah Needham at or call (949) 675-8915.