Balboa & Newport Beach Whale Watching - Newport Landing


Offering year round daily whale watching cruises. View many varieties of whales including the giant blue whale that is nearly over 90 feet long. Also enjoy dolphins, seals and more! Catering and customized times for private groups available. Newport Beach Whale Watching $16 Special Year Round-Newport Landing

Hours of Operation

Mon - Sun: 7 am - 9 pm Year Round


309 Palm St. Ste. A
Newport Beach, CA 92661

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  • Whale Watching Tour

    Newport Landing Whale Watching has been providing trips for over 20 years servicing thousands of patrons annually. Experience some of the best whale watching in Southern California with Newport Landing. Crew members provide full narration and are available for questions during your trip. Our boat the Nautilus has an indoor snack bar with beverages and munchies available for purchase. The Nautilus also has both indoor and outdoor seating. View the whales from the top observation deck for great photo opportunities. Spectacular views provide for the backdrop to a fun filled event for the whole family.

    Whale watching cruises are 2 1/2 hours in length.

    May through October
    Daily: 10:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:30PM, and 6:00PM

    November through April
    Weekdays: 10:00AM and 1:00PM
    Weekends: 9:00AM, 12:00PM and 2:30PM

    *Please Note: Sightings are guaranteed: you will receive a free trip if you do not see whales or dolphins!

    Delivery Methods

    • Print-at-home Tickets Available

    Ticket Types

    • Adult: (ages 13+)
      Price: 25.00
      Gate Price: 32.00
    • Junior: (ages 12 & under)
      Price: 20.00
      Gate Price: 26.00
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Aptify ID: 33224
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  • Student Group Friendly
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  • Twitter Handle: NewportWhales
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