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Address: 400 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1396
Phone Number:
+1 949-673-1435
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06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Davey's Locker offers year round whale watching cruises multiple times...

Davey's Locker offers year round whale watching cruises multiple times daily. Whale watching cruises are from 2-2.5 hours in length and view giant blue whales, finback whales, humpback whales, gray whales, huge pods of common and bottlenose dolphin, and much more. 96% success rate speaks to how good the whale watching is off of Newport Beach. The whale watching was so good that a marine park wss created to protect over 15 miles of coastal waters so that future generations will enjoy this amazing treasure. Davey's Locker has two ships built just for whale watching. The Legacy & the Ocean Explorer. Each has many special amenities and the most talented captains to ensure for amazing experience.

Davey's Locker also provides deep sea fishing trips aboard one of our several sportfishing ships offering trips daily year round. Choose from 5 hour, 10 hour and longer fishing trip options. Ships have huge bait tanks, indoor seating and kitchen areas, outdoor sun decks/seating, crew members to assist throughout your trip and the best fishing captains in California. Fish Catalina Island and many other fishing hotspots. From tuna, dorado, yellowtail, halibut, barracuda, and over dozen dozen other species possible.

Along with general admission trips private ship rentals for all types of functions and activities are available. Ships have many amenities including two decks, large indoor salons, full bar, full sound systems, and much more.

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US$ 23.99*
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Whale-Watching Cruise from Newport Beach
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US$ 44.50*
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Half-Day Deep-Sea Fishing Cruise from Newport Beach
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US$ 71.00*
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Full-Day Deep-Sea Fishing Cruise from Newport Beach

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Fun for the whole family!

Fun for the whole family. Found a groupon and made it totally worth it. They offer beverages and even alcohol on the boat. The crew is extremely nice and are very well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently went on the Freelance. Caught a few fish. But the captain kept taking us to spots where nobody was catching fish. Then when we were catching fish, captain stopped and took us back to dock. Poor numbers that day.

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Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't see too much on our evening boat ride except for a seal ripping apart and eating a small shark. The boat can make you a bit seasick. Obviously there's no guarantee you'll see anything. I think for us we were hoping the boat ride itself would be more enjoyable.

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Thank Kristin N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a trip in weather that was overcast. But instead of informing us at the time that it would be difficult to spot any whales or dolphins, they booked our trip anyway. As soon as we board the boat, the captain gives an awkward and unclear speech about how terrible the weather and water conditions are, that the wind... More 

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Thank Yumi L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We paid 47 dollars for the cruise only to he canceled by the crew due to high winds. Best part of it was the fact we didn't get our money refunded, they gave us a credit instead. What good is a credit when you live in Chicago? Learn how to run your business better and take responsibilities for your actions... More 

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1 Thank Thiago M
Stafford, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing value boat trip. The boat itself has plenty of seating, sells drinks and snacks and has a restroom. The tour is operated by a crew who clearly love and respect marine life. They were at pains to ensure that they followed whales and never stressed them by getting in their path. The commentator seemed genuinely moved by the sight... More 

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Thank Innyperson
Amarillo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time. Captain and crew were amazing. My sister was on crutches and crew was so helpful. Great trip, we saw grey whales. The photographer, Chelsea Mayer, took some wonderful memories.

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Thank StanAma
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun for the whole family. Found a groupon and made it totally worth it. They offer beverages and even alcohol on the boat. The crew is extremely nice and are very well accomodating. They want to make sure you see Whales and are safe, both their priorities. Be sure to take some sea sick medicine before hand.

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Thank Arvin R
West Chester, OH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found a Groupon that made the price of this activity seem almost too good to be true! Nevertheless, we booked the trip and were pleasantly surprised by how much we enjoyed it. There were two boats, and we were assigned the smaller one. There wasn't much seating, so we just stood at the bow (which got tiring after 2... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went whale watching and it was amazing. Saw 4 gray whales. 2 moms and 2 calves! It was a sight to be seen! Didn't see anything else but a sea lion but worth it. Also got $14 coupon from airport which saved $24 per person. Nice & educated crew too!!

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Genoa, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a decent tour. If you are prone to getting sea sick I advise that you go in the morning. It can get windy and choppy in the afternoon. The crew was fairly good with the exception of Dale the photographer/stair Nazi. He was quite rude to several customers who were using the stairs between the two decks. He... More 

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