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A Whale of a Time in Newport Beach

January 24, 2014

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend with the whole family? Newport Beach is the perfect place to go whale watching and now through April is the best time to view grey whales off of the coast!

Newport Beach is internationally recognized as one of the top whale watching destinations in the world! Minutes from the coast of Newport Beach lies a thriving highway for sea life migration from Alaska down to Mexico.

Thousands of whales, dolphins, marine birds and seals are spotted each season along our shimmering coastline. In fact, just yesterday 17 Gray whales, 95 Bottlenose dolphins and 90 Pacific Whitesided Dolphins were seen!

Start your oceanic adventure in Newport Beach’s iconic Fun Zone on Balboa Peninsula where most boating tour and rentals begin.

Newport Landing Sportfishing & Whale Watching has been providing trips for more than 20 years and offers some of the best whale watching experiences in Southern California.

For more information call (949) 675-0555 or visit

Davey’s Locker Sportsfishing & Whale Watching has been a Newport Beach boating institution since 1958 and provides daily departures year round.

Purchase your tickets online here or for more information go to

Both tours offer full narration and members of the crew are available for questions during your trip.

Boat also offers an indoor snack and beverage bar.  And with indoor/outdoor seating, the top observation decks will offer spectacular views of the ocean but fantastic views of Newport Harbor as you set out to sea.

Written by Visit Newport Beach

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