Whale Watching in Santa Ana, 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

Whale Watching with Binocular Rental for One or Two Adults or Kids from Freelance Ocean Tours (Up to 70% Off)

Freelance Ocean Tours

Newport Beach

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

$70 $22

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

Whale and Dolphin Watching From Dana Point

Dana Wharf Boats

Dana Point

$45 $26

Evening Whale & Dolphin Watching

Dana Wharf Boats

Dana Point

$29 $17

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

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition at The Bowers Museum for Two or Four (Up to 31% Off)

Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

Santa Ana

150 mummies and artifacts from Europe, South America, and ancient Egypt, some dating back more than 4,500 years

$54 $39

Coastal Helicopter Tour for Two from Revolution Aviation (Up to 30% Off)

Revolution Aviation

Private Executive Terminal - Signature Flight Support

Take a 30-minute flight over Orange County’s Pacific coast; passengers can bring wine for the ride

$399 $279

Helicopter Tour of Newport Beach or Laguna Beach for Two from OC Helicopters (40% Off)

OC Helicopters

Atlantic Executive Terminal John Wayne Airport

Helicopter tours of Newport Beach and Laguna Beach unveil panoramas of Corona del Mar, the Newport dunes, and other sites

$398 $238

$8 for $20 Worth of Museum Visits — Dapper Dog Social

The Dapper Dog Social

South Harbor

From the merchant: The Dapper Dog Social is a community event that brings together people, dogs and the beautiful Heritage Museum of OC.

$20 $8

General Admission for Two or Four and Photos with a Snake at The Reptile Zoo (Up to 51% 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 $17

Midsummer Scream: Halloween, Haunts, and Horror Festival on July 30–31 at 11 a.m.

Midsummer Scream: Halloween, Haunts, and Horror Festival

Long Beach Convention Center

Celebrate Halloween in July with two days of haunted attractions, escape rooms, horror workshops and film screenings, and live concerts

$27.50 $16

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

$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

Laguna Art Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 50% 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 $7

Planes of Fame Air-Museum Visit for Two or Four (Up to 45% 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 $12

Sunset or Evening Cruise for Two with Drinks from Ocean Explorer Cruises (Up to 61% Off)

Ocean Explorer Cruises

Newport Beach

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

$50 $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

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

All-Day Beach Cruiser Rental for One or Two at Balboa Fun Tours (Up to 58% Off)

Balboa Fun Tours

Balboa Fun Tours

Cruise down the beach with colorful bikes designed for easy riding

$30 $15

Ghost Walk for Two, Four, or Up to Eight from Orange County Ghosts and Legends Tours (Up to 30% Off)

Orange County Ghosts and Legends Tours

Multiple Locations

Tour guides take guests on an excursion to notoriously haunted locales known for regular paranormal activity

$40 $28

Two-Hour Walking Tour of Naples for One or Two at Naples Walking Tours (Up to 42% Off)

Naples Walking Tours

Belmont Shore

Long Beach native talks history and tells stories as tour-goers take in the beautiful scenery on a morning, afternoon, or sunset tour

$50 $29

Admission with Pony, Train, and Merry-Go-Round Rides for Two or Four at Montebello Barnyard Zoo (Up to 50%)

Montebello Barnyard Zoo

Montebello

A rustic farm setting features pony rides, a merry-go-round, and up-close interactions with zebras, llamas, cows, and various farm animals

$56 $28

Go Las Vegas Card Multi–Attraction Pass with Admission to 3 or 5 Attractions from Choice of Many Options

Go City Card

Online Deal

Pass provides free access to 3 or 5 Vegas attractions from 10 options. Decide on the go which to visit. Save up to 55% vs. buying at gate

$60 $58.50

$37 for a 60- to 90-Minute Balboa Peninsula Segway Tour from Segway Orange County ($67.95 Value)

Segway Orange County

Balboa Peninsula Tour

Guides escort guests on a 60- to 90-minute segway trek past Balboa Peninsula's beachfront houses and panoramic Pacific Ocean views

$67.95 $37

90-Minute Segway Tour for One, Two, or Four from Balboa Fun Tours (Up to 51% Off)

Balboa Fun Tours

Balboa Fun Tours

Segways glide along Newport Harbor, as tour-goers take in picturesque views of harbor islands and the local fish market

$75 $37

Vineyard Tour and Tasting for One, Two, or Four at Leoness Cellars (53% Off)

Leoness Cellars

Temecula

During walking tours of the vineyard, guests learn the processes of traditional winemaking while sampling its fruits

$70 $33

Go San Diego Card All-Inclusive 2-Day Pass includes admission to 40+ attractions for 2 days. Pay Nothing at The Gate.

Go City Card

Online Deal

Get admission to 40+ attractions for one low price. Save up to 55% vs. paying at the gate. Pass is valid for 2 calendar days in a row

$110 $99

Select Local Merchants

  • 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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    13890 Beach Blvd.
    Seward, AK US
  • Davey's Locker Sportfishing
    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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    400 Main St.
    Newport Beach, CA US
  • 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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    400 Main St.
    Newport Beach, CA US
  • 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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    400 Main St.
    Newport Beach, CA US
  • Newport Landing Sportfishing
    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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    309 Palm St.
    Newport Beach, CA US
  • 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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    100 Aquarium Way, Dock #2
    Long Beach, CA US
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