Enjoy whale watching from the waters off Newport beach with this amazing Newport Landing cruise. 

Take a Whale Watching Cruise with your Go Los Angeles pass 

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass
  • Two and a half hour whale and dolphin watching cruise included
  • Includes commentary from your crew and captain
  • Get the chance to see rare blue whales, humpback whales, dolphins, and more
  • Complimentary use of binoculars and free drink included
  • Your pass gives you access to many more attractions in Los Angeles, so don't forget to check them out too

Spot humpback whales, orcas, and the largest whale on the planet – the blue whale – on this whale watching and dolphin cruise. You'll be whisked over to one of the largest marine sanctuaries in California, which boasts over 75 square miles of protected waters and thousands of whales and marine life. Seals, dolphins and rare whale species can be seen in the area all year round.

Hours of Operation

Daily, 8:00 am-7:00 pm. For specific tour times please consult the website.

Closings & Holidays

Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Know before you go

Reservations required for the Newport Landing Whale Watching & Dolphin Cruises.

California Whale Watching Cruise Reservation Instructions

Reservations should be made online. The availability schedule will pop up. Choose the number of passengers that will need reservations, along with the desired date. In the box that requests a Voucher code  enter your pass code: GoCardLA.

Getting In: On your chosen date and time, simply present your Go Los Angeles pass at the ticket counter.

Please Note: Parking options include parking structure at 309 Palm Street (for a minimal fee), Balboa Pier Parking Lot, & free residential parking. Your pass is accepted for admission until 5:30pm.

Newport whale

Getting there

Whale Watching & Dolphin Cruises - Newport Landing

US, CA, Los Angeles, 92661, 309 Palm Street, Suite A Newport Beach


309 Palm Street
Suite A Newport Beach
Los Angeles, CA 92661
United States