During the summer is the blue whale migration, several hundred blue whales migrate into southern California waters to feed on huge quantities of krill. Finback whales also migrate into our waters during the summer months to feed. Humpback whales, Minke whales, and other whales may also be viewed during this time.
The summer of 2023 is a great time for whale watching with giant blue whales, finback whales, minke whales, and humpback whales all being viewed. Many whale watching cruises have multiple whales viewed during a single cruise making for great whale watching experiences. The blue whales and finback whales migrate into locals waters sometime in May and remain to feed during the summer months. Whale Watching cruises are offered multiple times daily to see all the different types of whales and dolphin. We offer 3 differrent types of whale watching cruises including our signature 2.5 hour whale watch, luxury whale watching cruise onboard catamran yacht, and our super RIBS super intimate cruises.
Just outside of Newport Bay is the beginning of one of the largest marine protected areas in southern California, created to protect this rich ecosystem for future generations. The marine sanctuary covers over 15 miles, stretching from Newport to Laguna Beach, and provides a haven for all marine creatures, including whales and dolphin. The marine reserve stretches along much of the Newport & Laguna Beach coastline, and along with being a mecca for whale watching, also offers some of the most beautiful coastline in Southern California.
Newport Landing offers a $20 whale watching cruise special on our signature whale watching cruises saving 40% for those wanting to see all the amazing mammals.
Newport Beach is located approximately75 minutes north of Downtown San Diego.
Newport Landing Whale Watching
309 Palm St
Newport Beach, CA 92661
Jun 8 - ongoing
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Also offered at 10 am, 3:30 pm, & 6 pm Please check in about 30 minutes before departure.
Recurs every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Pricing From $20
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