Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise – Departing from Los Angeles or Long Beach

26 reviews


  • See whales off the coast of Los Angeles

  • Extensive information given by your guides

  • Take stunning photos from the huge deck

  • Observe different species depending on the season

Essential info*

  • Digital voucher accepted

Duration 2hrs30 mins

  • English

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Observe the marine mammals of the Pacific on this whale watching boat cruise departing from San Pedro (Port of Los Angeles) or Long Beach!

Embark on this boat tour in search of marine mammals. An experienced crew as well as a expert nature guide from the Aquarium of the Pacific will accompany you on the excursion and tell you about the different characteristics of the whales. Catch sight of the dolphins diving out of the water and watch them swimming alongside the boat for the whole cruise.

Depending on the season you will be able to observe different species:

  • From December to April see the grey Pacific whales migrating from Alaska to Mexico
  • From May to November see blue whales, the biggest marine mammals in the world

You might also be lucky enough to see fin whales, killer whales, humpback whales and other marine animals according to the time of year.

Good to know

  • Availability: all year round (excluding exceptional cases)
  • Duration: around 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Departure time: 
  1. From Long Beach
    Until September 30: every day at 12-noon and 3:30pm
    From October 1: every day at 12-noon and 3pm
  2. From San Pedro
    Until September 5: Monday to Friday at 1pm and 4pm; Saturday and Sunday at 10am, 12:30pm and 3pm
    From September 6: Saturday and Sunday at 10am, 12:30pm and 3pm
  • Departure point : Long Beach or San Pedro (Port of Los Angeles) 
  • Language : English
  • As the animals move around the sea freely, we cannot guarantee you will see certain species during your boat trip 
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this time and in case of a no-show, 100% of the price will be levied. Any reservation made for special dates cannot be canceled, modified or refunded.

General terms and conditions of sale

Price includes

  • Whale and dolphin watching cruise departing from Los Angeles or Long Beach
  • The services of an expert nature guide on board

Not included

  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

26 reviews
  • Super croisière, très agréable la balade dans l'océan et nous avons vu plein de dauphins et 2 baleines, mes enfants étaient ravis.
    claire S.
    Jul 10, 2022
  • Super balade j'ai imprimé les billets, mais ça n'a pas servi, vu qu'elle m'a retrouver avec mon nom. Nous avons vu une baleine et un baleineau ainsi que des dauphins. Penser juste à prendre une veste, même si à terre il fait ultra chaud, à pleine vitesse en pleine mer il fait super froid.
    Gwendoline D.
    Jul 3, 2022
    Oct 11, 2021

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