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Winter Season Cruise [Off Season]

Gray Whale Watch

Enjoy a two- to two-and-a-half-hour voyage out in the open Pacific Ocean in search for one of the world’s longest-migrating mammals.

These gentle giants make their way past Long Beach each year between the months of November and April. Learn new, exciting information about the beautiful whales as well as other local marine life from an aquarium on-board educator!


  • Two tours offered daily at 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Cruises last 2 to 2.5 hours.

All cruises are weather dependent

Read about this season in our blog.

Bird LA Day

  • Saturday, May 7, 2016
  • Seabird spotting and whale watching cruise
  • Two tours, offered at 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

In celebration of Bird LA Day, the Aquarium of the Pacific in collaboration with Harbor Breeze Cruises will highlight seabirds of LA County during its daily whale watch. Birders and bird enthusiasts are invited to join the Aquarium’s naturalists in spotting and photographing the seabirds that live and migrate off our coast during this two-and-a-half hour excursion. Birds that have been spotted aboard these yacht trips have included terns, shearwaters, cormorants, pelicans, and rare birds, such as the Brown Booby, which has been spotted a few times over the last six months. Participants can also visit the Aquarium to see and photograph birds from around the world, including the rare Guam Kingfisher, Magellanic Penguins, puffins, Crested Auklets, Australian lorikeets, and shorebirds native to local wetlands. Boat excursion is weather dependent.

Boat excursion and Aquarium admission combo ticket cost: $49.95 per adult (12+); $33.95 child (3-11), and $45.95 senior (62+)

Gray Whale Watch
Event Information
When Not in Season.
Cost Includes Aquarium admission:
$49.95 adult,
$33.95 child (3-11)
$45.95 senior (62+)

$25 adult
$15 child (3-11)
$20 senior (62+)
Tickets Online reservations are not available for this event at this time.
RSVP (562) 590-3100, ext. 0