Whale Watching Long Beach Visitors

Whale Watching Information for Long Beach Residents and Visitors

Davey’s Locker has been the go-to destination for both Long Beach whale watching visitors and residents for the past thirty years. Located just minutes from Long Beach, Davey’s Locker offers one of the finest whale watching cruises in all of Southern California, featuring a viewing success rate of 96%. Our whale watching tour allows Long Beach visitors and residents to enjoy a relaxing cruise on The Ocean Explorer, our primary whale watching cruise ship, complete with both indoor and outdoor seating and a upper level observation deck. Our expert crew has a combined experience of over thirty years and are full of knowledge and funny anecdotes to share.

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Whale Watching Schedule & Pricing Info

Davey’s Locker Offers Cruises Year Round Daily. For Whale Watching Long Beach Visitors

The Ocean Explorer also has a snack bar to offer food and refreshments during the tour, and we welcome you to try our crew’s burgers hot off the grill. The Ocean Explorer will tour the pristine waters beyond Newport Bay and will offer amazing views of not just marine life, but the Southern California coast.

During the fall and summer our visitors will be able to see the amazing blue whale on full display. Weighing 170 tons, these gigantic blue whales are not only the largest mammals on earth, but some of the largest creatures to have ever existed on Earth! These majestic creatures are currently endangered, and Davey’s Locker’s whale watching cruise is one of the few places in the world you’ll be able to see these magnificent creatures.

Finback whales are also a common sight during these summer and fall months, as are pods of dolphins, numerous species of birds, and sea lions. These dolphins, birds, and sea lions are also a common and frequent sight during the winter and spring months, but the main attraction during these months is the annual gray whale migration to the lagoons of Mexico’s Baja California. Whichever season you come to visit us, we recommend you bring sunglasses, a jacket, sunscreen, and of course your camera. Temperatures can fluctuate quite a bit while out at sea, and the Southern California sun is a potent force to reckon with even in the winter.

Davey’s Locker is a Southern California institution for Whale Watching, and for many Long Beach visitors and residents its become quite a tradition. We hope you can become a part of our tradition, and feel free to bring your children and grandchildren along as well. It’s our greatest wish that someday their children and grandchildren will hop aboard our ships and see the same beautiful sights.

Davey’s Locker’s Whale Watching cruises operates daily year round making it convenient for Long Beach visitors and residents to schedule a cruise that fits their itinerary. We’ve also provided a list of recommended hotels and attractions in the Long Beach area for your convenience in addition to our pricing and schedule.

Please follow us on Facebook and subscribe to our newsletter for all the best whale watching deals and promotions for our Long Beach visitors. We also offer private charter whale watching tours as well as boat rentals, so be sure to stay up to date on our seasonal specials!

Recommended Hotels

Hyatt Regency Long Beach
200 S. Pine Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 491-1234
Hilton – Long Beach
701 W. Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90831
(562) 983-3400
Marriott – Long Beach
4700 Airport Plaza Drive
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 425-5210
The Westin – Long Beach
333 E. Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 436-3000
Best Western Of Long Beach
1725 Long Beach Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 599-5555

Recommended Attractions

Aquarium Of The Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 590-3100
Queen Mary Ocean Liner
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 435-3511
Long Beach Museum Of The Art
2300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach,CA,90803
(562) 439-2119
Rancho Los Alamitos Historic
Ranch and Gardens
6400 Bixby Hill Road
Long Beach, California 90815
(562) 431-3541
Downtown Long Beach
Areas included, East Village Arts District,
The Pike at Rainbow, Shoreline Village,
Pine Avenue, & CityPlace

Recommend Nature & Parks

Shipwreck Trail
Palos Verdes Estates Shoreline Preserve
(310) 378-0383
El Dorado East Regional Park
7550 E. Spring St
(562) 570-1773


Weekdays Weekends & Holidays
Adults (Ages 13 – 59) $32.00 $36.00
Juniors (Ages 3 – 12) $26.00 $30.00
Seniors (Ages 60+) $26.00 $30.00
Toddlers (Ages 0 – 2) FREE FREE
Fuel surcharge may apply – Click Here for more information
NOV. – FEB. (M-F)
NOV. – FEB. (S+S)

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