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Go behind the scenes with the whale watching captain from his wheel house. Along with having a great view of all the marine life as it comes into view, learn how whales are located including patterns and other information that is relied upon. See how the whale watching ship is operated, what techniques and personal knowledge are used in tracking these amazing mammals, get to know the captain and crew members and the many other perks of the limited premium seating.

Special Captain Seating includes:

  • Trip admission includes preferred Captain Seating
  • Free binocular rental (one pair per person)
  • One Complimentary non alcoholic beverage per person
  • Price: $59 Adults | $54 Juniors

Reserve Your VIP Whale Watching Trip

Our Whale Watching Experience:

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.