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Spectacular Whale Watching

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Orange County Whale Watching for over 20 years with Newport Landing. Newport Landing provides multiple whale watching trips daily departing from the heart of Orange County. Newport Landing offers whale watching tours all year long. From December through April is the prime Grey Whale migration period. Newport Landing is ideally positioned to take advantage of the annual Grey whale migration along the Orange County coastline. Hundreds of Grey Whales travel along the Laguna Beach coastline and within minutes of Newport Harbor. Along with viewing Grey Whales you can expect to see dolphins, sea lions, and marine birds. Killer whales, sharks, and many other marine creatures may also be observed. From May - November we view several other marine mammals, such as Blue Whales, Fin Whales, and Minke Whales. Along with whales you will get to see several types of dolphin, Sea Lions, and marine birds. Whale watching cruises are a great experience for families, churches, and companies in orange county with a universal appeal to all ages. Join Newport Landing on one of our open to the public whale watching cruises or rent a whale watching boat /charter a whale watching boat for just your group/company!

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Prices & Times

Whale Watching Schedule
More Departure Times Both Peak & Non-Peak For Many Dates. See Reservation Booking Widget

Dates Cruise 1 Cruise 2 Cruise 3 Cruise 4
Nov - Feb (Mon - Fri) 9:00 am 12:00 pm 2:30pm n/a
Nov - Feb (Sat & Sun) 9:00 am 12:00 pm 2:30 pm n/a
Mar - Oct (Daily) 9:00 am 12:00 pm 2:30 pm 5:30 pm (Late May-Mid August)
Age Weekday Weekend/Holiday
Adults (Ages 13–59) $36.00 $40.00
Juniors (Ages 3–12) $28.00 $32.00
Seniors (60+) $28.00 $32.00
Toddlers (Ages 0–2) Free Free

Snap-Happy on the Sea

A few shots from our whale watching trips


Watch marine life in their natural habitat

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