Davey’s Locker Sportfishing & Whale Watching

Where Southern California goes to experience what the ocean has to offer.

Serving the greater Los Angeles area providing whale watching and deep sea fishing excursions year round. Davey’s Locker is located approximately 40 minutes from downtown Los Angeles and just minutes from most of Orange County located in Newport Beach. Departing from a natural harbor, Davey’s Locker is the most popular option for those considering whale watching in southern California. Thousands of whales viewed each season and beautiful coastline combines to make a world renowned whale watching destination. The same pristine habitat that draws whales and dolphin supports amazing inshore and offshore fisheries year round. Along with general admission whale watching and deep sea fishing excursions, Davey’s Locker provides charter fishing boats, and private boat rentals for fishing and whale watching excursions for all size groups.


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New Sperm Whale Video Below!

Davey’s Locker had rare sightings of Sperm Whales on Monday, October 6th. Look at this rare footage taken by captain Larry Hartmann.


Tuna Tuna Tuna!

Thunderbird update: 242 Yellowfin Tuna- Caught limits in mexican waters then grabbed some more yellowfin in US waters- along with 4 Dorado & 6 Yellowtail- HOT BITE!


August 15, 2014

Hundreds of All Kinds of Yellows!

Thunderbird is coming back from the overnight today (08/15) with 117 Yellowfin Tuna- 14 Bluefin Tuna & 1 Skipjack!

The Freelance brought home 221 Yellowtail yesterday (08/14) & 118 Yellowtail today!

Extended Limited Load 3/4 Day just opened up for next week!

Book your spot now! 949-673-1434


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July 11, 2014

Summer Whale Watching Cruises Daily

Wednesday July 9 2014

Blue Whales Have Arrived In Big Numbers Off Newport Beach!

“Blue whale spouts in all directions” (Wednesday July 9) was the quote from Captain Kane Curran on Davey’s Locker’s Whale Watching ship, the Ocean Explorer. Blue whales are here in good numbers with cruises seeing up to 4 blue whales a cruise over the past few days. The blue whale migration takes place from now until late September/early October. Blue whales are the largest of all the whales and the largest living creature on Earth. Growing to over 80 feet in length, these giants are amazing to view. Blue whale watching cruises are offered multiple times daily with Davey’s Locker and the whale watching is so good that only a 2.5 hour whale watching cruise is needed to view whales and dolphin. Along with the large influx of blue whales, finback whales and minke whales are also possible from now until October. Along with several verities of whales, huge pods of common and bottlenose dolphin are viewed on most whale watching cruises. These pods can number in the hundreds or thousands and provide incredible viewing opportunities. Davey’s Locker Whale Watching is centrally located in greater Los Angeles area and just a short drive from all of the beach cities including Santa Monica, Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, & Dana Point. Hope you can join one of our whale watching cruise for this summer 2014.

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July 11, 2014

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade 2014 Tickets On Sale Now!

Join Davey’s Locker this holiday season with cruises in the 2014 Newport Beach Boat Parade. The dates for the 2014 boat parade are December 17-December 21 2014. Choose from three cruise times each night of the parade. First cruise time is 5:30 to 7:00 pm, second cruise time from 7:15 pm to 8:20 pm, and the third cruise time from 8:35 pm to 9:55 pm. Each cruise not only views the parade but travels in the parade. The only way to get the full parade experience. Adults at $36 Juniors $31 Can’t make the parade dates check out our holiday cruises offered each night for all of December 2014.

To make reservations for parade cruises or holiday cruises click on Newport Beach Boat Parade 2014 Tickets

Private ship rentals also available for 2014 Newport Boat Parade and holiday cruises.

Photos courtesy of John L. Blom.

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April 10, 2014

Davey’s Locker Now Has an App!

We now have an App! There are some great features such as a check-in coupon, loyalty coupon, making an online reservation, submitting a photo, checking the fish count & whale count and much more… all in the convenience through this app.


You can download for free through Google Play or App Store!photo (3)

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