This pier provides excellent sightings of the beautiful coastal line along with the crashing waves into the white sandy beaches.
Duration: 30 minutes
Balboa Fun Zone
Here families and children can enjoy a ride on the Ferris Wheel or test their luck out in the arcade. Three other rides (swings) or available to smaller children as well.
Duration: 45 minutes
Famous surf location
Crystal Cove State Park
Marine protected preserve and state park.
Newport Beach Pier
Historic pier and home to dory fleet.
Take in the views as they pass through Newport Harbor.
Crystal Cove State Park
Whale watching cruises often view mammals off the Crystal Cove Park and marine protected area offshore.
Whales and dolphin are often viewed off the coast of Huntington Beach and the Huntington Beach Pier.
Newport Beach Pier
Great whale watching takes place in the waters about 1/2 mile off the Newport Pier. Waters get quite deep just off the end of the pier and upwelling brings fish and mammals into feed.
The coastline is often the backdrop when viewing whales and dolphin and if part of the 60 square mile marine protected park .
Downtown Laguna, Main Beach is often visible while on a whale watching cruise out of Newport Beach
Beginning of the marine closure protect area offers some of the richest marine life and great whale watching opportunities.
Corona del Mar
Beautiful coastal town often see in background while viewing mammals on whale watches
Corona Del Mar State Beach
Pass by or stop in front of during our whale watches out of Newport Harbor.
Whale watching cruises can travel down to Dana Point in search of whales and dolphin. Just south of Laguna Beach
Dana Point Harbor
Whale watches can travel down to waters off Dana Point harbor to view whales and other marine mammals.
Top of the World
Often viewed from a distance while watching off Laguna Beach
Aliso Beach Park
Good whale watching and dolphin viewing takes place in the deeper waters off Aliso Beach Park in Laguna .
One of the beaches in Laguna we spot while whale watching in the waters offshore.
Huntington Dog Beach
Can be spotted along the coast when whale watching off Huntington Beach.
Bolsa Chica State Beach
One the beaches to north that we travel too on some of our whale watches. The waters from the lagoon provide nutrients and attract marine life.
Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
Protected reserve birds from the area offer some unique viewing opportunities in the waters offshore along with good habitat for whales and dolphin.
One of the most northern beaches we see on our whale watches from Newport Beach.
Huntington State Beach
Long stretch of beautiful white sand beach we cruise just offshore looking for whales and dolphin that travel the area.
Great park can visit before of after taking a whale watching cruise from Balboa. Long walk or short bike ride too.
Little Corona Beach
Close to where we exit Newport Bay we often pass in close proximity.
Pelican Hill Golf Club
Scenic backdrop while we view whales and dolphin in the waters just off the golf club.
The Spa at Pelican Hill
Nice option for he perfect day after or before a whale watching cruise. Can be seen from one of our whale watching boats.
Salt Creek Beach
Just south of Laguna Beach the waters off Salt Creek support whales and dolphin and our cruises travel to this area at times
Table Rock Beach
Neat beach and the protected waters offshore provide ideal habitat for whales and dolphins year round.
Laguna Beach Pirate Tower
Landmark visible from our whale watching cruises when in Laguna Beach.
Often seen in the distance on whale watching cruises some of our longer trips travel to Catalina Island.
Main town on Catalina Island. On clear days can see Avalon while whale watching in the channel between Newport Beach and Catalina Island.
Often the buildings of downtown Irvine can be spotted along the coastline while on a whale watch.
San Juan Capistrano
At the southern end of our whale watching cruise range can be spotted while whale watching off the coast.
Seaside town spot from the distance when whale watching in the northern part of our range from Newport Beach.
Another beachside town that ends at the beach. Can be spotted from the ocean during whale watch.
Popular outdoor area can be spotted from waters off the coastline of Newport Beach on whale watches.
Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters
Neat event taking place onshore. Sometimes can spot when viewing mammals close to shore.
Spans the upper hills from coastline can be viewed while whale watching offshore.
Can be spotted along the coastline when whale watching off Laguna.
Laguna Niguel Regional Park
Great green area is a nice view from the waters off the coast.