Have you ever seen a 90-foot giant blue whale? How about a humpback whale? Newport Landing viewed over 2900 whales in 2016! Along with viewing thousands of whales over 300,000 dolphins were also viewed in 2016.
Newport Landing Whale Watching has served the Southern California area for over 30 years with whale watching and dolphin cruises daily. The coast off Southern California is famous for bordering on the routes of various migratory whales, and Newport Landing invites you to see these magnificent mammals up-close and in their natural habitat. Newport Landing is located next to one of the largest marine sanctuaries in California with over 75 square miles of protected waters and coast. The marine park ensures that the rich ecosystem and its mammals will be in place for generations to come.
Year around cruises let passengers view an array of whale species, as well as dolphins, seals, and other marine life. The excursion lasts approximately two to two and a half hours and several cruise times are available every day.
Newport Landing boasts a 65-foot double deck ship with an upstairs sundeck, wraparound seating, a snack bar, and an indoor seating area with large windows. The ship was specifically designed for the viewing of marine life in a comfortable fashion. The captains and crew members are well-versed on the subject of marine mammals, with extensive backgrounds in marine biology and ecosystems.Here’s a look at just some of the fascinating creatures you may see on your excursion:
Take advantage of the amazing whale watching and dolphin viewing that Southern California has to offer. See these vast and complex marine mammals in their natural environments. Passengers will leave with an enhanced appreciation for these gentle giants who are the kings of the sea.