whale watching trip see the whales in california marine encounter newport beach

Whale Whatching - Child, Santa Ana


LOCATION: Newport Beach, CA



whale watching trip see the whales in california marine encounter newport beach

Unforgettable views of the giant of the deep

Childhood memories are made of this! Set sail on a magical voyage of discovery showcasing mighty whales in their natural habitat off the coast off beautiful Newport.

Discover the thrill of watching grey and even blue whales, rise from the water, just a few feet from your boat, as you gain a whole new appreciation for these majestic giants of the deep.

Take in amazing views of the Laguna Beach coastline and enjoy amazing views of a rich marine wonderland that is home to blue whales, finback whales, huge pods of dolphins, seals, killer whales, sharks, and much, much more.

  • 2.5 hour whale watching tour
  • Unique chance to view grey whales as they migrate (Dec - April)
  • Stunning coastal views of Laguna Beach
  • See a wild variety of marine life including grey whales, blue whales, dolphins and more
  • Comfortable 70’ vessel with walk around decks and snack bar
  • Suitable for the whole famliy

Experience some of the best whale watching in Southern California. Throughout the trip, crew members provide full narration and are available to answer questions. The tour boat has an indoor bar with snacks and beverages as well as both indoor and outdoor seating. View the whales from the top observation deck for great photo opportunities..

Gray whales are medium sized whales, reaching up to 45 feet (14 m) in length. They are found only in the Pacific Ocean, with a population of approximately 26,000.

Whale watching excursions take place seven days a week all year long. Late December through April coincides with the California Gray Whale annual migration along the Orange County coastline. May through November bring the giant blue whales and finback whales into the area.

Trips are offered two times daily from October to May. Three trips are offered daily from June to September.

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