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Harbor Breeze Whale Watching

Address: 100 Aquarium Way, Dock #2, Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone Number: 562 432-4900
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Ranked #1 of 56 Activities in Long Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sun - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Redondo Beach, California, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our afternoon of whale watching. During the 2.5 hour cruise, we saw 5 grey whales and 3 different species of Dolphins. It's amazing how close we were able to get. I was a little concerned I might get a little sea sick. But the boat was very stable and I had no problems whatsoever. You can buy... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Just got back from the cruise (1/20) and I have to admit...my husband and I were a bit skeptical about taking the 3:00pm cruise BUT we are so glad we did! As soon as we departed we sow some bottlenose dolphins. Once we were in the open waters we saw tons of pacific white sided dolphins. About an hour into... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Sister took us whale watching today. The water was calm and we saw 6 Greg whales, a dolphin pod and 5 seals. The boat was clean. The staff were friendly. Wish there were more outdoor seats. But we grabbed a table inside for the ride out and went outside when they spotted the whales. Did not know that they allowed... More 

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California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Took the noon whale watching trip. We had hoped to see more but of course it's hit and miss when it comes to sea life. We saw one pod of white sided Dolphins. Just when we were getting ready to turn around & head back we did see one gray whale. I have to say it was really exciting seeing... More 

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Midland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

In long beach last July and went out whale watching saw numerous sea lions, dolphins and most of all a Blue whale. A great experience especially for my wife who had never been on the ocean before.

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Harbor_Breeze, Manager at Harbor Breeze Whale Watching, responded to this review

Thank you Midland Rover, We are glad you enjoyed out Blue whale cruise. We are currently in Grey whale season and have even been seeing Killer whales in the area. Check out our social media sites for pictures and news about sightings. We look forward to seeing you again. Harbor Breeze Cruises More 

Bellmore, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Took my 9, 11 and 14 year old children on this trip where we enjoyed SO much marine life in the natural habitats from sea lions, 2 different types of dolphins, 2 different types of whales, great views of Long Beach coast and Catalina Island. Worth every penny. We had a spectacular day.

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Harbor_Breeze, Manager at Harbor Breeze Whale Watching, responded to this review

Dear Karen, We are delighted to hear you had a fantastic time. We are very proud that the animals we see are free and in their natural habitat. Check out our sites for daily info on sightings and great specials. The Harbor Breeze crew More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We were looking for a Whale Watching trip in Long Beach and Harbor Breeze had a booth right on the harbor side. We booked for a Sunday afternoon trip and prices were good value for a three hour trip. What an experience! This is a must do in Long Beach! The vessel was amazing, fast and very well maintained and... More 

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Harbor_Breeze, Manager at Harbor Breeze Whale Watching, responded to this review

Hi Tom, Thank you for such a wonderful review. We are all so happy to hear that you had a great experience with us and take great pride in our catamarans as they are the best to look for wildlife. We hope to see you again soon and check out our website for daily sightings and news. The Harbor Breeze... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

One of the best moments in long beach. So relaxing for the first 1 hr. After an hour, the bumpy waves will rock your boat up and down. You will experience a roller coaster ride every minute. Be prepared to stand in front of the deck. This will be more fun. Watch Dolphins, Whale and some birds (Don't know the... More 

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Harbor_Breeze, Manager at Harbor Breeze Whale Watching, responded to this review

Dear Srinishines, Thank you for such an in depth review as this will be very helpful to anyone looking at our site. I would like to mention that we do validate the Aquarium of the Pacific parking structure tickets. This means that the maximum fee for the whole day would only be $8 and not $15. I am sorry you... More 

NH
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

To begin with the boat is so comfortable, very clean, staff friendly. Could spend all day out on the water enjoying the wildlife. They also let you bring food and drinks on board. The photo's are $30.00 which Includes 2 key chains and a 5x7 photo. The on board staff from the aquarium were super with the kids with show... More 

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Harbor_Breeze, Manager at Harbor Breeze Whale Watching, responded to this review

Samzima, Thank you for taking the time to provide us feedback. We appreciate that you notice the care we put into maintaining the appearance of our vessels and glad you enjoyed nature's show. We value our partnership with the Aquarium of the Pacific - glad you do too! Much appreciated! More 

Birmingham, UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

As part of our honeymoon, we visited LA and Long Beach. This appeared the best whale watching experience in the Greater LA area, online at least. Whilst comparisons are hard as neither of us had done one before, it was an amazing, humbling and wonderful time. We were lucky to see a Blue Whale, hundreds of Dolphins and a couple... More 

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Harbor_Breeze, Manager at Harbor Breeze Whale Watching, responded to this review

David, The Southern California coastline does indeed have an abundance of wildlife - we are lucky to have almost daily sightings year-round of whales, dolphins and marine life. Thank you for choosing to celebrate your honeymoon aboard our vessel! Congratulations - to many years! Maybe we will see you annually for anniversary trips! More 

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