Whale Watching in Fountain Valley, 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 60% 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 $23

Whale-Watching Cruise from Dana Wharf Whale Watching (Up to 60% Off). Four Options Available.

Dana Wharf Whale Watching

Dana Point

Captains narrate two-hour tours through the Pacific in search of gray whales, dolphins, and sea lions

$25 $10

Up to 51% Off Whale Watching Boat Tour at LA Waterfront Cruises

LA Waterfront Cruises

Berth 79

From the merchant: Aquarium of the Pacific educators will guide you in search of the majestic blue whales & other marine life

$25 $15

Whale Watching with Binocular Rental for One or Two Adults or Kids from Freelance Ocean Tours (Up to 74% Off)

Freelance Ocean Tours

Newport Beach

Groups survey the waters off Newport Bay in search of giant blue whales, gray whales, and more

$70 $19

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

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

Five- or Nine-Hour Fishing Trip for One from Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching (Up to 56% Off)

Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching

Dana Point

Fish for seasonal catches such as bass, yellowtail, rockfish, and more during 1/2 or 3/4-day excursions

$64 $28

Whale and Dolphin Watching From Dana Point

Dana Wharf Boats

Dana Point

$45 $26

Evening Whale & Dolphin Watching

Dana Wharf Boats

Dana Point

$29 $18.75

Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruises With Davey's Locker

Davey's Locker Ships

Newport Beach

$26 $15.75

General Admission for Two or Four and Photos with a Snake at The Reptile Zoo (Up to 57% Off)

The Reptile Zoo

Fountain Valley

Discover the many animals the zoo has on display, participate in hands-on activities, and get a picture with one of the resident snakes

$34 $15

Entry for One to the Dark Harbor Haunted Attraction on "The Queen Mary" (Up to 42% Off)

"The Queen Mary"

Long Beach, CA

Haunted attraction on The Queen Mary, the ship deemed 1 of the Top 10 Haunted Places in the world by Time

$24 $14

Two or Four General Admission Tickets to Lyon Air Museum (Up to 44% Off)

Lyon Air Museum

Orange County Airport

Authentic planes and rare automobiles that trace back to World War II are on display at this museum, located within John Wayne Airport

$24 $14

$25 for a Petting Zoo Admission for Four with Pumpkins for Two and Zoomars CD at Zoomars ($58 Value)

Zoomars

San Juan Capistrano

Meet an array of friendly farm animals before snagging some take-home pumpkins and Zoomars new CD with children’s songs about the zoo›

$58 $25

$69 for 90-Minute Electric-Boat Rental from Newport Fun Tours ($135 Value)

Newport Fun Tours

Newport Fun Tours

Up to eight passengers float across 880-acre Newport Harbor in a covered boat, taking in views of sandy beaches and waterfront mansions

$135 $69

Tasting for Two, Glasses, and Cheese with Option for One or Two Take-Home Bottles at Orange Coast Winery (Up to 58% Off)

Orange Coast Winery

Newport Beach

Urban microwinery crafts rich vintages with California grapes and pairs pours with vintner-selected cheese plates

$70 $34

45-Minute Sightseeing Harbor Tour for Two or Four People at LA Waterfront Cruises (Up to 58% Off)

LA Waterfront Cruises

Berth 79

Narrated cruise guides passengers past friendly views of seals and sea lions, as well as historic sights like the USS Iowa

$24 $11

Admission for One to a Sleepover at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (Up to 49% Off)

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Multiple Locations

Adults or kids enjoy an after-house sleepover at the museum. Adults-only sleepover includes open bar.

$135 $84

Planes of Fame Air-Museum Visit for Two or Four (Up to 55% Off)

Planes of Fame

Planes of Fame Air Museum

More than 150 aircraft and displays—including an N9MB Flying Wing—fill an aviation museum tracing flight history

$22 $10

Laguna Art Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 57% Off)

Laguna Art Museum

Laguna Beach

Museum chronicles the history of Californian art with a 3,500-piece permanent exhibit that spans the 19th century to the present

$14 $6

$10 for a Visit for Up to Four to Marconi Automotive Museum & Special Events Venue (Up to $20 Value)

Marconi Automotive Museum & Special Events Venue

Tustin

Rare Ferraris and classic American muscle cars share space with Jaguars, high-performance motorcycles, and historic Formula cars

$20 $10

Sunday Double-Decker Bus Pub Crawl for One or Two from Big Red Bus (Up to 68% Off)

Big Red Bus

Tilted Kilt Long Beach

Enjoy drinks and snacks with friends old and new as a double-decker bus ferries you down the coast to fun pub stops

$65 $21

$25 for a One-Year Family Membership to Cabrillo Marine Aquarium ($60 Value)

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Coastal San Pedro

21,000-square-foot aquarium showcases Southern California’s rich marine life; provides educational experiences and exhibits

$60 $25

Wine Tasting for One or Two at Miramonte Winery (Up to 56% Off)

Miramonte Winery

Temecula

Guests sample six wines in the indoor and outdoor tasting spaces overlooking the site’s beautiful garden and lawn

$17 $8.50

90-Minute Zoo Tour for 2, 5, or 10 at Rancho Las Lomas Wildlife Foundation (Up to 55% Off)

Rancho Las Lomas Wildlife Foundation

Irvine-Lake Forest

A zookeeper leads groups past each exhibit and shares facts about tigers, zebras, and other animals, some of which are hand-fed by staff

$60 $29

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

Adult, Child, or Youth General Admission at California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences

Golden Gate Park

Explore a four-story living rainforest, a planetarium with a 75-foot dome, a moving earthquake exhibit, a living roof, and much more

$24.95 $24.95

Sunset or Evening Cruise for Two with Drinks from Ocean Explorer Cruises (Up to 63% Off)

Ocean Explorer Cruises

Newport Beach

Enjoy a romantic 75-minute daytime or evening cruise through Newport Bay with stunning backdrops and breathtaking sunsets

$60 $22

Wine Tasting and Harbor Cruise for One, Two, or Four from OC Ocean Adventures (Up to 50% Off)

OC Ocean Adventures

Dana Point

A 63 ft. catamaran glides through Dana Point Harbor during 90-minute cruises as a convivial host serves snacks and The Organic Cellar wine

$49 $25

Select Local Merchants

  • Davey's Locker
    The sailors at Davey's Locker cruise the seas off California all year round, but it's hard to imagine they ever get bored. They're too busy taking passengers on all kinds of maritime adventures. On cruises, guests can try to spot up to 10,000 migrating gray, finback, and blue whales, as well as dolphins and other aquatic wildlife. Sunset or evening cruises promise breathtaking views, and July Fourth fireworks cruises celebrate our independence from the tyranny of the metric system. Additionally, new and experienced anglers alike can nab catches from yellowtails to barracudas on deep-sea fishing trips. The company's well-equipped ships keep passengers comfortable with amenities such as large indoor salons, full bars, and sun decks. All cruises depart from Newport Bay, and at Christmas time, the spot twinkles with lights as the famed Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade commences.
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    Newport Beach, CA US
    +19496731435
  • Ocean Explorer Cruises
    Water laps against the edge of the boat as a a dolphin leaps over waves just off the port side. Its smooth, graceful body arcs through the water, swimming with the speed only a set of flippers can muster. Ocean Explorer Cruises seeks out magical moments like this one on the deep blue sea, giving guests a chance to encounter everything from sunsets to Humpback whales. Cruises depart from Newport Bay and set off in search of marine environments on whale watching cruises, romantic settings on sunset cruises, and Christmas light displays or American flags and fireworks on holiday cruises.
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    Newport Beach, CA US
    +19496731489
  • Freelance Ocean Tours
    If you love sports, you'll probably also love Freelance Ocean Tours in Newport Beach. If you've worked up an appetite, no worries! This club also has a fabulous restaurant. At this club, everyone will find something they love — kids included! Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles. So this weekend, don't do the same old thing. Head to Freelance Ocean Tours!
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    Newport Beach, CA US
    +19496731844
  • Newport Landing Cruises
    Switch up your normal routine and head to Newport Landing Sportfishing in Newport Beach and experience something new. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles. If you're looking to spice up your weekends, give Newport Landing Sportfishing a call today.
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    Newport Beach, CA US
    +19496750551
  • Miller's Landing, Inc.
    Nestled against the edge of the Kenai Fjords National Park, Miller's Landing retains much of the natural scenery and charm that surrounded the area when the Miller family first built its homestead on the site in the 1950s. The small community has withstood earthquakes, fires, and the Earth's transition from black and white into color to grow into a premiere camping destination where wilderness seekers can pitch tents or rent quaint cottages. The location surrounds its visitors in panoramic views of Resurrection Bay, Mount Alice, and Fox Island, inviting them to hike across its coastal trails. Relaxing and adventurous activities complement Miller's scenic landscapes, with local experts leading boat tours and chartering fishing expeditions. Horseback tours trek across secluded terrain, whereas sea-kayak classes float in the shadow of snow and whipped-cream-capped mountains.
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    Seward, AK US
    +19073313113
  • Harbor Breeze Cruises
    Harbor Breeze Cruises has run whale-watching cruises for over 15 years, regaling passengers with breathtaking views of marine animals aboard environmentally-friendly, custom-built luxury boats. Aboard one of Harbor Breeze's vessels with stadium seating and quiet, low-emission engines, passengers are educated on the characteristics of whales while looking out for gray and blue whales during their respective seasons. Other varieties of marine life commonly seen are fin, humpback, and minke whales, along with orcas and several species of dolphin. Customers aboard the ships also enjoy lounge areas where they can enjoy a snack or drink, and expansive deck areas for viewing and photography.
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    Long Beach, CA US
    +15624324900
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