Venue Details

226 Star Starred
Davey's Locker Ships
Departs from Davey's Locker 400 Main Street Newport Beach, CA 92661
(949) 673-1435
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Dress warmly: hat, scarf, gloves, etc. It gets COLD on the boat.
info Jan 25 2010 star this tip starred
Returns at 6:30!!! This is different than advertised.
info Jan 25 2010 star this tip starred
There are burgers, chips, coffee and tea onboard. Didn't try any...
info Jan 25 2010 star this tip starred
Park in Palm street beach parking. $8/day
info Jan 25 2010 star this tip starred
Bring cards for the boat ride home. After sunset you're stuck inside with nothting to do/see.
info Jan 25 2010 star this tip starred
You may want to take
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40 ratings
3.6 average rating
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4 reviews
13 stars
attended Jan 24 2010

I had a lovely time on the cruise. We saw two whales and 8-10 dolphins. The boat ride was beautiful and the captain was incredibly knowledgeable about the animals we saw.... continued

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3 reviews
29 stars
attended Apr 17 2011

This was one of the worst outings I have ever had in my life. My boyfriend & I took his three kids, ages 10-16 for what was suppose to be a fun day in Catalina. The three... continued

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1 review
6 stars
attended Feb 13 2010

Despite becoming violently sea sick this was a very nice experience. We saw many dolphins but no whales. Just seeing the dolphins swim along side the boat and jumping... continued

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Learn about things to do at Two Harbors.


Newport Landing’s Catalina Island Whale & Dolphin cruise offers a day full of ocean adventures. Departing at 9:00am from Newport Beach, the cruise immediately begins with excellent viewing opportunities of whales and dolphins just outside Newport Harbor. For the next 3 1/2 hours, viewing opportunities continue as the cruise crosses the Catalina Channel. During this time opportunities to view blue whales, grey whales, humpback whales, fin back whales, and many more whale species are possible. Several types of dolphin and many other unique marine creatures are also viewed while traveling the Catalina Channel.

Upon reaching Catalina Island, the cruise stops at Two Harbors for a 2 hour drop off. During the 2 hours you can get a bite to eat or explore Catalina.

Soon it is time to head back across the Catalina Channel to the Southern California mainland. You will dock back in Newport Harbor around 6:00pm. A day on the ocean and touring Catalina is a wonderful way to experience the great diversity of the marine life that inhabits these unique areas. View coastal, open ocean, and island environments all on one fun filled trip. Take part in experiencing a side of Southern California that many never get to enjoy.