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Davey's Locker Ships
Departs From Davey's Locker 400 Main Street Newport Beach, CA 92661
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8:30 pm Departure. Don't waste your money. A total Rip Off..
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The weather was cool. I wore layers, as it got hold and warm depending on the wind speed, direction and cloud cover.
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Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruises With Davey's Locker
77 ratings
4.2 average rating
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Monica Maglasang Fitch
17 events
16 reviews
52 stars
attended Aug 01 2012

Be sure to arrive 30 min before. even if it's a hot day bring a windbreaker or hoodie. especially up front you'll get sprayed by the ocean water.We didn't see any whales but saw lots of dolphins.They were jumping out of the water and racing under...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Jun 03 2012

No whales or dolphins this time! It was disappointing to only see sea lions and the Newport Harbor. It was a nice boat ride though. Davey's Locker was nice enough to offer a "whale check" to come back anytime for free. All in all it was a nice...continued

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3 reviews
14 stars
attended Jun 16 2012

The boat ride was delightful. Seagulls entertained us at the foot of the boat as we searched for the vanished whales. I was happy to have picked up a sandwich and water before boarding and used this down time to chat with other guests, finish my...continued

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Newport Landing provides multiple whale watching trips daily departing from Newport Beach. Newport Landing is centrally located in Orange County and minutes from Los Angeles. Newport Landing offers whale watching tours all year. 

Year-round cruises view many varieties of whales including the giant blue whale (which attains lengths over 80 feet) during the summer/fall months, the gray whale migration during the traditional winter and spring months, several types of dolphin year-round, seals, and many other types of marine life. Each cruise is a unique experience; you may never know what you might encounter. A recent cruise encountered a huge pod of killer whales numbering over 30 killer whales including adults and young.

The waters surrounding Newport Harbor offer deep, nutrient-rich waters, which attract all types of marine creatures. The Laguna Beach coastline is just south of Newport Harbor and offers some of the most beautiful coastline in Southern California. The gray whales very commonly seen on these cruises seem to enjoy the beauty of the Laguna Beach coastline as well, with many whales spotted just a couple hundred yards off of the beach. Most of Newport Landing’s whale watching cruises take in the scenic backdrops of Laguna Beach, Newport Beach and Huntington Beach. Due to the geography of the Orange County coastline and the protection of Catalina Island, the ocean conditions are incredibly calm and comparable to a fresh water lake, allowing whale watchers to fully enjoy the amazing viewing experiences. .

About the Ticket Supplier: Davey's Locker Sportfishing

Davey's Locker has been the whale-watching and deep sea fishing provider for the greater Los Angeles area for more than 30 years. Their ocean activities include year-round deep-sea fishing trips, year-round whale-watching cruises and tours in the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade.