Activities in Big Bear City, CA


2.5-Hour Blue-Whale-Watching Cruise for One or Two from Newport Landing Whale Watching (Up to 65%)

Newport Landing Whale Watching

Newport Beach

Spot giant blue whales, gray whales, finback whales, dolphin pods, and other native creatures in their natural habitat

$36 $13

Three-Hour Whale-Watching Tour for One, Two, or 10 from San Diego Whale Watch (Up to 55% Off)

San Diego Whale Watch

San Diego

3-hour tours include narration by a certified marine naturalist, snack bar, and indoor and outdoor seating for 149

$48 $25

Pirates Dinner Adventure for One Adult or Child (Up to 47% Off)

Pirate's Dinner Adventure

Buena Park

Guests feast while cheering for their section’s mascot as Broadway-scale, pyrotechnics-enhanced pirate show unfolds on indoor lagoon’s ship

$60.15 $32

One or Two Cruises With Optional Drink Tickets from Cruise Newport Beach (Up to 63% Off)

Cruise Newport Beach

Newport Beach

Cruises coast along Newport Bay and rugged coastline for 90 minutes against a stunning waterfront backdrop

$25 $10

Traditional or Power-Snorkeling Tour of Casino Point Underwater Dive Park from Diving Catalina (Up to 41% Off)

Diving Catalina

Avalon

Experienced instructors supply equipment and guide snorkeling tours through waters teeming with brightly colored fish, anemones, and coral

$49 $29

Catalina or Coastal Sport-Fishing Trip for 1 or 2 Adults or 1 Junior from Davey's Locker (Up to 60% Off)

Davey's Locker Sportfishing

Newport Beach

Fish for yellowtail, tuna, dorado, white sea bass, calico bass, bonito, halibut and dozens more off Catalina Island or the Pacific coast

$71 $35

$27 for Two-Hour Kayak, Canoe, SUP, or Aqua-Cycle Rental at Carlsbad Lagoon (Up to $50 Value)

Carlsbad Lagoon

Carlsbad

Kayaks, peddle boat, canoes, standup paddleboards, and aqua cycles ferry patrons over tranquil waters at a private beach

$50 $27

Laguna Art-A-Fair 50th Year Festival Season Passes for Two or Four (Up to 50% Off)

Laguna Art-A-Fair

Laguna Art-A-Fair

Weave among art from 125 juried artists and soak up creativity behind a variety of fine art such as paintings, sculptures, and photography

$15 $8

One or Two Go-Kart Races with Optional Laser Tag Games at Miramar Speed Circuit (Up to 45% Off). Three Options.

Miramar Speed Circuit

Miramar

Reach speeds of up to 40 mph on a newly redesigned 1/4-mile track with four hairpin turns and two straightaways

$33 $18

One-Year New Member Membership to Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden in Arcadia (40% Off)

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden

Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden

Members snag exclusive access to classes, workshops, tours & discounts on merchandise at historic arboretum & garden

$75 $45

Escape-Room Experience for Two, Four, or Eight at The 13th Room (Up to 32% Off)

The 13th room

Downtown Pomona

Groups must work together to navigate a series of riddles, logic puzzles, and math problems in order to escape a room in under an hour

$70 $59

Ranch Rides for Two with Optional Wine-Tasting Vouchers for Local Wineries at Green Acres Ranch (50% Off)

Green Acres Ranch

Temecula

Pairs learn to groom and tack a horse before exploring the ranch’s 50-acre facility on horseback

$150 $75

Jetpack Flights for One or Two with Jetpack America (Up to 40% Off). Six Options Available.

Jetpack America

Multiple Locations

Guests strap into a water-propelled jetpack that elevates riders up to three stories above the water’s surface

$129 $89

$29 for Five All-Day Bounce Sessions for One Child, Valid Mon.-Fri. at Frogg's Bounce House ($60 Value)

Frogg's Bounce House

Fountain Valley

Mom-founded bounce house thrills kids with a 9,000 sq. ft. paradise of inflatable slides, obstacle courses, and toddler zone

$60 $29

6 or 12 Laser-Tag Adventure Passes at Laser Island (Up to 50% Off)

Laser Island

Upland

4,000 sq. ft. laser-tag arena mimics the look of a cargo-flight crash on a deserted island, complete with black lights and pumping music

$48 $24

Mountain & Adventure Film Festival for One, Two, or Four from Film Festival Flix on October 7–9 (Up to 50% Off)

Film Festival Flix

Shady Cove Group Campgrounds

Camp out in Big Bear for a weekend of outdoor activities, including rock climbing, as well as screenings of award-winning adventure films

$40 $25

$14 for Unlimited Rides, Mini Golf, and Water Park at Castle Park- Riverside ($19.99 Value)

Castle Park

Riverside

Kids and adults can hit the amusement park for a day of unlimited rides and mini golf and unlimited admission to Buccaneer Cove water park

$19.99 $14

Guided Sea-Cave Kayak Tour or Kayak and Snorkel Tour from Everyday California (Up to 59% Off)

Everyday California

Everyday California

Kayakers explore La Jolla’s hidden sights by paddling out to sea caves or using snorkels to see underwater

$59 $24

2016 LA County Fair Visit for Two or Four on September 2–25, 2016 (Up to 49% Off)

Los Angeles County Fair

Fairplex - Gate 9 or 17

See life-size dinosaurs; eat deep-fried or organic foods; enjoy stage performances; hop aboard thrilling rides, including a rollercoaster

$40 $22

Two-Hour Canoe, Kayak, or Standup-Paddleboard Rental at Captain John's Fawn Harbor & Marina (Up to 51% Off)

Captain John's Fawn Harbor & Marina

Big Bear

Small marina on Big Bear Lake's northern edge launches standup paddleboards, canoes, and kayaks toward the lake and bald-eagle nesting site

$35 $17

One or Two Junior, Senior, or Adult Whale-Watching and Drink Tickets at Ocean Explorer Cruises (Up to 63% Off)

Ocean Explorer Cruises

Newport Beach

2.5-hour tour takes passengers around the Newport and Laguna Beach coastlines in search of blue and humpback whales, dolphins, and much more

$41 $16

Two 60-Minute Open-Jump Sessions at Sky Zone Riverside (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Sky Zone - Riverside

Sky Zone - Riverside

Kids and adults bounce across an open trampoline arena, leap into giant foam pits, or play trampoline dodgeball and basketball

$30 $15

General or VIP Admission at Adamari Caribbean Festival on July 31 (Up to 37% Off)

Adamari Caribbean Festival

Southwest Rancho Cucamonga

Eat, drink, and dance to live music from reggae artists Third World, Richie Spice, Baby Cham, and Protoje, along with groups from Jamaica

$50 $33

$14 for Wine Tasting for Two with Take-Home Glasses at Masia De La Vinya ($28 Value)

Masia de la Vinya

Masia De La Vinya

Samples wines made from Garnacha, Syrah, and Mourvedre grapes, as well as more familiar varietals such as Petite Sirah, and Sauvignon Blanc

$28 $14

Weekday or Weekend Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Fazeli Cellars (Up to 48% Off)

Fazeli Cellars

Fazeli Cellars

Visitors each enjoy samples of four reds and two whites from award-winning winery

$36 $20

Trampoline Jump Time at Sky High Sports (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Sky High Sports

Creekside

Bounce on wall-to-wall trampolines, dodge-ball courts, and a cushiony foam pit

$25 $15

$16 for Two Admissions to an Outdoor Movie Screening from Eat|See|Hear (Up to $32 Value)

Eat|See|Hear

Multiple Locations

Audiences lounging under the stars view an HD film on a three-story screen after listening to a local band and ordering from food trucks

$32 $16

General or Guided Tour at Forever Wild Exotic Animal Sanctuary (Up to 38% Off). Five Options Available.

Forever Wild Exotic Animal Sanctuary

Phelan

See exotic reptiles, birds, and big cats that were rescued while learning the importance of preserving these species for future generations

$16 $10

Three Same-Day Go-Kart Races for One or Two People at SB Raceway (Up to 39% Off)

SB Raceway

South Pointe

European go-karts fly around the indoor racetrack at speeds in excess of 40 mph

$45 $28

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Horserace for Two (July 16–September 5)

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club (DMTC Racetrack)

Historic seaside racetrack hosts summer horseraces with included concerts and special events afterward

$20 $10

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