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Davey's Locker

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400 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1396
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US$24.99*
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Whale-Watching 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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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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“whale watching” (134 reviews)
“sea lions” (102 reviews)
“see whales” (38 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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400 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1396
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"whale watching"
in 134 reviews
"sea lions"
in 102 reviews
"see whales"
in 38 reviews
"great trip"
in 34 reviews
"captain and crew"
in 18 reviews
"blue whale"
in 31 reviews
"saw dolphins"
in 21 reviews
"boat ride"
in 31 reviews
"pod of dolphins"
in 21 reviews
"professional photographer"
in 6 reviews
"through groupon"
in 8 reviews
"drinks and snacks"
in 7 reviews
"grey whales"
in 17 reviews
"common dolphins"
in 16 reviews
"hour tour"
in 11 reviews
"recommend this trip"
in 6 reviews
"snack bar"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a cloudy day. Had only just got out to sea when we saw a grey whale who we followed up the coast. Was absolutely amazing. The guy on the sound system sounded as excited as we were! We saw sea lions and...More

Thank Millie W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the 2 pm cruise and although we didn’t see any whales, we did see plenty of dolphins and also sea lions sunning on the buoy. The dolphins were fun to watch and so playful swimming along side the boat. The captain and...More

Thank Ilyngirl
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the 2pm whale watching cruise. Nice boat. Staff super kind and friendly. Boat ride was smooth. Area beautiful. We saw hundreds of dolphins. They were all around us. Loved it! We also saw seals hanging out on a buoy. We were soooo hoping...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent gift shop. Found alittle someting for everyone. We didn't get to take a tour here but we enjoyed the shop.

Thank Lisa L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whale watching for a family from wales . We booked binoc’s and headed out on the boat. We saw lots of dolphins in the early morning sun and headed towards Dana point. Unfortunately we only had the Dolphins - it was the right season for...More

Thank Katrina D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I booked a whale watching tour with this company at random, and we found and wicked deal with Daveys Locker. All the guys, from the front counter to the boat were awesome. Friendly, upbeat and genuinely stoked to be doing what they...More

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menap80
24 February 2017|
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Response from newportlanding | Property representative |
Yes there is booths in indoor kitchen and on some ships bunks to sleep in
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Jacqueline8168
31 May 2016|
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Response from krawner |
Rod rental $13. Standard tackle pack $9.50. Rockfish tackle pack $20. Day license $15.12. Annual license $52.15. Also charge to clean fish.
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Mindy L
13 May 2015|
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Response from CartPewterschmidt |
From their website: Parking is best found at the Balboa Pier Municipal Parking Lot located at 1 Balboa Pier Newport Beach, CA. 92661 or in the valet parking structure located at 309 Palm St. Newport Beach, CA 92661. Please... More
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