Whale Watching Prices & Times

Newport Landing offers individual ticket prices as well as group package prices. Company events and large groups may find our private charter whale watching option very attractive. See company and group info for more information.

Newport Landing runs whale watching excursions seven days a week all year long. Late December through April coincides with the California Gray Whale annual migration along the Orange County coastline. May through November bring the giant blue whales and finback whales into our area. Trips are offered three times daily year round.

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Departure Times

Dates Cruise 1 Cruise 2 Cruise 3 Cruise 4
Nov - Feb (Mon - Fri) 10:00 am 1:00 pm n/a n/a
Nov - Feb (Sat & Sun) 9:30 am 12:00 pm 2:30 pm n/a
Mar - Oct (Daily) 10:00 am 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 6:00 pm*


Age Weekdays Weekends & Holidays
Adults (Ages 13 - 59) $32.00 $36.00
Juniors (Ages 3 - 12) $26.00 $30.00
Seniors (60+) $26.00 $30.00
Toddlers (Ages 0 - 2) Free Free

Departures and prices are subject to change without notice. Minimum passenger count is required before trips will depart. Reservations are help until 30 minutes prior to departure. After such time, we reserve the right to sell your tickets to another party. (*departs on select days. Please call ahead for current schedule)

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Newport Whales runs whale watching excursions multiple times a day seven days a week all year long. Along with viewing Whales you can expect to see dolphins, sea lions, marine birds, and other neat marine creatures. Please try to arrive at least 30 minutes before your cruise departure time. Need help with directions or parking or for making reservations on cruises less than 24 hours away, please give us a call (949) 675-0551.