Whale Watching in California
with Harbor Breeze Cruises

We are the top destination for whale watching in Long Beach and Los Angeles. Our custom built high speed vessels can cover waters north to Santa Monica and south to Newport Beach for maximum range coverage resulting in maximum marine life sighting success. Join Harbor Breeze Cruises on an exciting Southern California whale watching journey to view some of the largest mammals on the planet. For decades, Harbor Breeze Cruises has been trusted to provide the highest quality whale watching tours in Southern California. Our fleet of state of the art vessels adhere to strict safety codes and regulations, ensuring you and your friends and family enjoy a wonderful experience out on the water. All whale watching excursions embark under the guidance of highly trained captains not only equipped to man your boat, but also to provide informative narration of the wildlife you might encounter.

We offer a variety of tours that embark morning through afternoon year round, so you’re sure to find just the right option that fits with your schedule. Whether you’re hoping to catch a glimpse of the majestic Humpback Whale as it breaches the water’s surface or want to spot the massive Blue Whale, Harbor Breeze can turn your dream into a reality.

This exciting tour goes out into the open ocean. Please wear proper footwear, no high heels. Bring a jacket or sweater as it does get cooler on the ocean. If you are prone to motion sickness we recommend an over the counter medication or consult your doctor.

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Southern California
Whale Watching

We are the top destination for whale watching in Long Beach & Los Angeles. Join Harbor Breeze Cruises on an exciting California whale watching journey to view some of the largest mammals on the planet. Our experienced Long Beach crew and knowledgeable Aquarium of the Pacific educators will guide you on every voyage as we search for all types of awe-inspiring marine life.

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Aquarium of the Pacific Experts on Every Regularly Scheduled 12:00pm and 3:00pm Trip(pending availability).

Harbor Breeze Cruises began whale watching trips to provide residents and visitors the opportunity to experience the high concentration of diverse sea life in our local waters. So, you’ve come to the right place for the best of the best in whale watching.

By joining a Harbor Breeze whale watching cruise in California, you just might see sea mammals including Humpback Whales, Killer Whales (Orcas), Blue Whales, Grey Whales, Minke Whales, Bottlenose Dolphins, Seals…and that’s just to name a few! To view pictures and learn interesting facts about the beautiful mammals you might see on your whale watching cruise, visit our gallery. If you have questions about the migration patterns of a specific species, feel free to contact us today to determine the right time of year to visit.

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the vast Pacific Ocean

Just off the shores of the expansive Pacific Ocean live thousands of unique marine wildlife species most humans have yet to see with their own eyes. Today, whales, dolphins, sea lions, and more can be spotted year round off the Southern California shoreline with the prevalence of thrilling whale watching cruises. Harbor Breeze Cruises is the leading provider of whale watching tours suitable for sea lovers of all ages. The moment you step on a Harbor Breeze boat and push off from the dock, the adventure begins.

The best part about whale watching on the open ocean is that you are always in for a surprise. While we can’t guarantee which sea mammals you will encounter on your expedition, our expert staff will teach you the tips and tricks you need to spot the various creatures around you. From start to finish, we work hard to provide an unforgettable experience you’ll remember for years to come.

All Aboard!

Grab your camera, sunscreen, binoculars, jacket, and let’s go! Our experienced crew is standing by to help you choose the perfect whale watching cruise for your group of explorers. We are happy to accommodate groups of all sizes! Simply purchase tickets online or give us a call with any questions. We can’t wait to take you out on what is sure to be the most memorable part of your next visit to Southern California.