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View many varieties of whales which include the giant blue whale which is over 90 feet in length, humpback whales, gray whales, finback whales whales, several types of dolphin, seals, and other neat marine life. Just outside of Newport Bay is the beginning of one of the largest marine protected areas in southern California created to protect this rich ecosystem for future generations. The protected marine sanctuary covers over 15 miles and provides a haven for all marine creatures including whales and dolphin. With such amazing habitat for mammals so close to Newport Bay, whale watching cruises of 2-2.5 hours is all that is needed for viewing these giants. Newport Landing offers multiple whale watching cruises daily and with a 96% success rate viewing whales and/or dolphins, almost every trip will have viewing opportunities. *New is a brand new double decker whale watching catamaran with bow seating, upper and lower deck 360 views, and much more.
An awesome and short 15 minute flight is all that stands between you and paradise. IEX Helicopters offers per-seat-pricing to Catalina Island from Long Beach 364 days a year. Indulge in this thrilling helicopter flight from Long Beach to Catalina Island - the fastest, most glamorous way to reach the resort island off the coast of Los Angeles.
Arriving to port of Los Angeles or Port of Long Beach by Cruise ship??? Then this tour is for you! Tour famous Los Angeles landmarks and local institutions on this fun, action-packed day trip from Port of Long Beach and Port of San Pedro (along with all your luggage). See top Downtown Los Angeles area, and attractions including TCL Chinese Theater, Griffith Observatory, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Beverly Hills, Venice Beach, Santa Monica and the Hollywood Sign. Get a close-up view of famous movie locations, see the biggest ports in the US and explore Hollywood Boulevard on this tour that's a well-balanced mix of guided tours and free time.
Cruise over downtown Long Beach and the historical Queen Mary on this private helicopter tour. You'll then soar over the port of Long Beach and Los Angeles while climbing up to get spectacular views of Catalina and the L.A. Basin.
Take a ride on the beautiful waves of the Pacific Ocean in Hermosa Beach with this 2-hour small-group lesson. Get a full surfing experience from expert instructors that will cover safety, etiquette, technique, tides, ocean conditions and more. Lessons offered for beginners, intermediate and advanced surfers.
Soar over the Los Angeles beaches and LAX airport on this private helicopter experience. Fly in style from Long Beach over the LA suburbs to Redondo Beach, where you will turn northbound along the shoreline and pass LAX at 150 feet. Following that you will circle over Marina Del Ray with views of Santa Monica Pier and travel over the top of LAX, watching the action before cruising home.