Davey’s Locker Whale Watching operates cruises out of Newport Beach, California. During whale-watching season, tours depart daily aboard the Ocean Explorer whale-watching the ship. Bring along the whole family for a fun and educational day.
Private whale watching charters or boat rentals are also available. On a typical trip, expect to see gray whales, dolphins, sea lions, porpoises, and harbor seals. Davey’s locker’s ship is built just for viewing whales and dolphins and is one of the best whale-watching experiences in Southern California.
Over thirty years of experience offering whale watching trips to families from Los Angeles and Orange County. During your gray whale adventure, it is not unusual to see several gray whales. The peak season is winter and spring months.
A typical whale-watching cruise lasts about 2 ½ hours. During your trip, expect to see dolphins, including the giant Rizzo’s dolphin and pods of the bottlenose dolphin. Also on hand are Sea lions.
Once you leave the harbor, keep alert for whales, there is a deep ocean channel just off the coast of Newport Beach.
Davey’s Locker’s whale watching ship is 65 feet long with a large upstairs sundeck, wrap-around outside seating, and warm indoor seating with large windows. Captains& crews have backgrounds in marine biology and are incredibly knowledgeable, providing details on marine creatures, the environment, and ecosystems.
For schools and groups, Davey’s Locker offers field trips year-round. View whales, dolphins, sea lions, and many other marine animals.
Davey’s Locker’s educational team provides presentations touching on state educational standards, onboard narration, and post-cruise activities to enrich the whale watching field trip experience for students from different grade levels.
Approximately 20,000 gray whales travel along the coast on their round-trip journey from the Bering Sea feeding grounds to Baja California. Gray Whale watching season runs from the end of December through mid-April.
Along with whale watching trips, Davey’s Locker offers year-round deep-sea fishing, skiff rentals for harbor fishing, and nightly cruises to watch the Newport Christmas boat parade of lights in December. Davey’s Locker Whale Watching-Newport Beach 400 Main Street Balboa, California.