Best whale watching in Los Angeles

Check out the top whale watching in Los Angeles, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Point Vicente Interpretive Center
1. Point Vicente Interpretive Center
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20 local reviews
31501 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 310-544-5375
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Debra
Whale watching Each year, the whales pass Point Vicente in Rancho Palos Verdes on their annual migration along…
Linda
A lighthouse and gorgeous cliff views! Whale watching from the shore (if you are lucky!) It is a beautiful…
Holly
Hiking, Whale Watching, Picnic Grounds - one of my favorite spots on the coast of Palos Verdes.
1. Point Vicente Interpretive Center
1. Point Vicente Interpretive Center
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20 local reviews
31501 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 310-544-5375
Debra
Debra
Whale watching Each year, the whales pass Point Vicente in Rancho Palos Verdes on their annual migration along the West Coast. They arrive…
Linda
Linda
A lighthouse and gorgeous cliff views! Whale watching from the shore (if you are lucky!) It is a beautiful drive here along the coast from…
Holly
Holly
Hiking, Whale Watching, Picnic Grounds - one of my favorite spots on the coast of Palos Verdes.
2. Marina del Rey
2. Marina del Rey
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152 local reviews
Marina del Rey, Marina del Rey
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Jodie
Marina del Rey’s the Marina is the world’s largest man-made small craft harbor with 19 marinas. It has the…
Robin
The largest recreational marina in North America. Enjoy every boating adventure. Rent a sailboat, learn to…
Gena
Whale Watching and Fishing Charters, Boat Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding inside the marina, Kayaking,…
2. Marina del Rey
2. Marina del Rey
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152 local reviews
Marina del Rey, Marina del Rey
Jodie
Jodie
Marina del Rey’s the Marina is the world’s largest man-made small craft harbor with 19 marinas. It has the capacity for 5,300 boats and is…
Robin
Robin
The largest recreational marina in North America. Enjoy every boating adventure. Rent a sailboat, learn to Stand Up Paddle, go whale…
Gena
Gena
Whale Watching and Fishing Charters, Boat Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding inside the marina, Kayaking, Sailing, and Mothers Beach for…
3. Harbor Breeze Cruises
3. Harbor Breeze Cruises
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6 local reviews
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 562-432-4900
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Airr
Explore the Pacific Ocean and enjoy Harbor Breeze whale watching cruises year-round off the coast of Long…
Joan
Whale watching, dolphins, sea otters and more! Check out Groupon for 1/2 price tickets....
Marc
Whale watching tours and just cruising around the harbor.
3. Harbor Breeze Cruises
3. Harbor Breeze Cruises
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6 local reviews
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 562-432-4900
Airr
Airr
Explore the Pacific Ocean and enjoy Harbor Breeze whale watching cruises year-round off the coast of Long Beach.
Joan
Joan
Whale watching, dolphins, sea otters and more! Check out Groupon for 1/2 price tickets....
Marc
Marc
Whale watching tours and just cruising around the harbor.
4. Redondo Boardwalk LLC
4. Redondo Boardwalk LLC
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3 local reviews
100 International Boardwalk, Redondo Beach
(310) 318-2912
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Starfish Homes
Catch a whale watching boat, rent some kayaks or chill at the restaurants and bars
4. Redondo Boardwalk LLC
4. Redondo Boardwalk LLC
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3 local reviews
100 International Boardwalk, Redondo Beach
(310) 318-2912
Starfish Homes
Starfish Homes
Catch a whale watching boat, rent some kayaks or chill at the restaurants and bars
5. Aquarium of the Pacific
5. Aquarium of the Pacific
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72 local reviews
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 562-590-3100
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J
The Aquarium is a fun day for all ages with interactive exhibits of ocean life including penguins, sharks and…
Tom
Really fun place to take the family, plenty of dining options at nearby restaurants within walking distance of…
Yumi And Bill
World Class museum 9AM - 6 PM daily except when Long Beach Gran Prix (April 15 - 17) Adults $29, kids $15 Can…
5. Aquarium of the Pacific
5. Aquarium of the Pacific
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72 local reviews
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 562-590-3100
J
J
The Aquarium is a fun day for all ages with interactive exhibits of ocean life including penguins, sharks and sting rays. Ticket combos…
Tom
Tom
Really fun place to take the family, plenty of dining options at nearby restaurants within walking distance of the aquarium. Whale watching…
Yumi And Bill
Yumi And Bill
World Class museum 9AM - 6 PM daily except when Long Beach Gran Prix (April 15 - 17) Adults $29, kids $15 Can be combined with Queen Mary,…
6. Terranea Resort
6. Terranea Resort
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75 local reviews
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Jennifer
Beautiful public resort, stunning views, pet friendly, 3 restaurants, bars, outdoor fire pits, trails, beach…
Danny
Amazing views... Whale watching, easy hiking trails along the coast and down to the water. 9 hole executive…
6. Terranea Resort
6. Terranea Resort
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75 local reviews
Jennifer
Jennifer
Beautiful public resort, stunning views, pet friendly, 3 restaurants, bars, outdoor fire pits, trails, beach areas. Whale watching season,…
Danny
Danny
Amazing views... Whale watching, easy hiking trails along the coast and down to the water. 9 hole executive golf course. We like to go to…
7. 22nd St Landing Seafood Grill & Bar
7. 22nd St Landing Seafood Grill & Bar
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15 local reviews
141 W 22nd St, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 310-548-4400
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Yumi And Bill
Good seafood restaurant about a dozen blocks away--reasonable prices. Sportsfishing and whale watching…
7. 22nd St Landing Seafood Grill & Bar
7. 22nd St Landing Seafood Grill & Bar
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15 local reviews
141 W 22nd St, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 310-548-4400
Yumi And Bill
Yumi And Bill
Good seafood restaurant about a dozen blocks away--reasonable prices. Sportsfishing and whale watching nearby.
8. 22nd Street Landing Sportfishing
8. 22nd Street Landing Sportfishing
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10 local reviews
141 W 22nd St, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 310-832-8304
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Yumi And Bill
Sportsfishing, whale watching, and a good seafood restaurant with reasonable prices (about 35 years old).
8. 22nd Street Landing Sportfishing
8. 22nd Street Landing Sportfishing
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10 local reviews
141 W 22nd St, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 310-832-8304
Yumi And Bill
Yumi And Bill
Sportsfishing, whale watching, and a good seafood restaurant with reasonable prices (about 35 years old).
9. Aquarium of the Pacific
9. Aquarium of the Pacific
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185 local reviews
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 562-590-3100
AquariumPoint of interestEstablishment
Krista
This is one of the best aquariums in SoCal. I took my nephews and we were there for hours. They have fun…
Cece
Wonderful whale watching and harbor cruises too!
9. Aquarium of the Pacific
9. Aquarium of the Pacific
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185 local reviews
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 562-590-3100
Krista
Krista
This is one of the best aquariums in SoCal. I took my nephews and we were there for hours. They have fun movies and interactive…
Cece
Cece
Wonderful whale watching and harbor cruises too!
10. Palos Verdes Peninsula
10. Palos Verdes Peninsula
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12 local reviews
Palos Verdes Peninsula, Palos Verdes Peninsula
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Mimi
The Palos Verdes Peninsula is one of my favorite places to hike. It offers safe, clean, easy to moderate…
Matthew
Whale watching, Wayfarers Chapel (Frank Lloyd Wright) glass church.
10. Palos Verdes Peninsula
10. Palos Verdes Peninsula
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12 local reviews
Palos Verdes Peninsula, Palos Verdes Peninsula
Mimi
Mimi
The Palos Verdes Peninsula is one of my favorite places to hike. It offers safe, clean, easy to moderate trails with astonishing views of…
Matthew
Matthew
Whale watching, Wayfarers Chapel (Frank Lloyd Wright) glass church.
11. Redondo Beach Pier
11. Redondo Beach Pier
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106 local reviews
Redondo Beach Pier, Redondo Beach
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Dan
Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks. Has everything from dining, shopping, pier fishing. You can rent a sailboat or…
Sunny
Seafood, fishing, classic arcade, kayak rentals, whale watching boats, and more!
11. Redondo Beach Pier
11. Redondo Beach Pier
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106 local reviews
Redondo Beach Pier, Redondo Beach
Dan
Dan
Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks. Has everything from dining, shopping, pier fishing. You can rent a sailboat or join a group to go whale…
Sunny
Sunny
Seafood, fishing, classic arcade, kayak rentals, whale watching boats, and more!