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Address: 100 Aquarium Way, Dock #2, Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone Number: 562 432-4900
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Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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No whales but still worth it

My wife flew in for the weekend, so I decided to schedule the 2 1/2 hr on Saturday. The boat was packed but there was plenty of room outside. We saw a lot of dolphins, sea lions... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Joey A
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My wife flew in for the weekend, so I decided to schedule the 2 1/2 hr on Saturday. The boat was packed but there was plenty of room outside. We saw a lot of dolphins, sea lions and sea otters. No whales but it's not that the captain didn't try. We covered a lot of ocean and the trip was... More 

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

Thank you for the review Joey. Sorry we did not find whales on your trip, we are glad you saw dolphins and still had a pleasant time with your wife. Hope to have you again soon. More 

maryland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I thought this was a great experience. I was visiting the area and found a sale for tickets on Groupon, so bought them. My friend and I went and we weren't disappointed. I felt the crew was very knowledgeable and genuinely interested in the whale-watching as well. They offer two tours a day, one at noon and the other at... More 

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

Thank you for the review. We are happy to see that you had a great experience. Hope to have you again soon. More 

Livingston, Montana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I went to California hoping to see grey whales & I wasn't disappointed!! There were 3 of them coming right along the boat! Got some wonderful pictures & I have to say that this was the least expensive, most fun thing I did while I was there!!! I will be back to go with them again! The captain was very... More 

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

Hi Sally, thank you for the wonderful review. We are glad to hear about your time with us. Hope to have you on board again soon. More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Wow! Just wow! One of the best thing we did on our SoCal vacation and yes, we did the whole Disney Park thing. I was doubtful before our adventure but by the end of the tour, we saw six whales, a pod of about 50 dolphins, and many other sea life including a 1500 lb sea lion sunbathing. Besides the... More 

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

We are very glad you sa so many whales on your trip. Please join us again on a future SoCal vacation. Thank you. More 

Milton, Wisconsin
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401 reviews 401 reviews
156 attraction reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We used Seiri to get to the beach. Unfortunately, it took us to the marina & NOT to the dock where the Harbor Cruise was. We phoned to get directions as we were late... The person who answered told us to look for the lighthouse... It was obscured by another property, so wasted a lot of time trying to find... More 

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

Karen, Thank you for joining us and for the review. We are glad you were able to see a whale and lots of dolphins. Hope to have you again in the future. More 

Gettysburg
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Bundle up with hat, gloves and warm jacket for this cruise in the winter time because it gets very chilly on the water. Having said that, the whales stayed with us for a good while and we had a chance to see two of them come up for air a dozen or more times. The Aquarium employee who narrated the... More 

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

Thank you for the review, we are delighted to read about your experience. Looking forward to having you aboard again soon. More 

Utah
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Wow! What an experience! We had wanted a fun Whale Watching Cruise and typically I put alot of effort into researching, but we were in a hurry so I found a Groupon deal for this cruise, bought six tickets and boarded the boat less than an hour and a half later, so not much effort went into finding this cruise,... More 

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

Thank so much for your review. We are happy to see that you had a wonderful experience and hope you join us again soon More 

Monrovia, California
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242 reviews 242 reviews
53 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Can't beat the price for a 2+ hour whale watching trip. I liked how when they filled up one boat, people just got on the next boat. Luckily we were near the first people on boat # 2 for a 9:00 am trip. We got a great seat. The captain announced when a whale, or dolphin was in the area.... More 

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

Thank you for joining us. We have some of the most experienced whale watching captains you'll find. Hope to have you again soon More 

Long Beach, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

It is Gray Whale season now and the traffic is fairly heavy as they travel between Alaska and Mexico. The Christopher is a fine ship for viewing and the catamaran hull helps both speed and smoothness. If you park in the Aquarium parking structure you can get a validation for half of the cost of the parking fee so it... More 

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

Thank you Steve for the review. We are glad to read about your experience and hope to have you again soon More 

Redondo Beach, California, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
4 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

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

Thank you for the review. We are very happy to hear you saw so many whales and had a great time. Please come join us again soon. More 

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