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Davey's Locker

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400 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1396
+1 949-673-1435
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Davey's Locker offers year round whale watching cruises multiple times daily. Whale watching cruises are from 2-2.5 hours in length and view giant blue whales, finback whales, humpback whales, gray whales, huge pods of common and bottlenose dolphin, and much more. 96% success rate speaks to how good the whale watching is off of Newport Beach. The whale watching was so good that a marine park wss created to protect over 15 miles of coastal waters so that future generations will enjoy this amazing treasure. Davey's Locker has two ships built just for whale watching. The Legacy & the Ocean Explorer. Each has many special amenities and the most talented captains to ensure for amazing experience. Davey's Locker also provides deep sea fishing trips aboard one of our several sportfishing ships offering trips daily year round. Choose from 5 hour, 10 hour and longer fishing trip options. Ships have huge bait tanks, indoor seating and kitchen areas, outdoor sun decks/seating, crew members to assist throughout your trip and the best fishing captains in California. Fish Catalina Island and many other fishing hotspots. From tuna, dorado, yellowtail, halibut, barracuda, and over dozen dozen other species possible. Along with general admission trips private ship rentals for all types of functions and activities are available. Ships have many amenities including two decks, large indoor salons, full bar, full sound systems, and much more.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
400 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661-1396
+1 949-673-1435
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great customer service!! I got a fishing trip for my hubby a year ago and since he didn’t used it we change it for whale watching. From the moment that I called to do the change, the host helping me on the phone was very...More

Thank Anita M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went whale watching at this place. Though was not lucky enough to spot a whale, I saw many seals and huge pods of dolphins. These smart and playful creatures made my day. It was awesome to see them play with the people on the boat....More

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Thank Rachael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Used Daveys Locker for the Whale Watching and even though we didn’t see any whales we saw tonnes of dolphins and they were amazing! We followed them for about half and hour which we thought could have been cut down to take a trip further...More

Thank Rosie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip. The trip we took was exceptional. In all fairness, the captain did say it was one of the top 5 during a he ever saw, but I was glad to be on it. Spectacular!!!!! He went out extra far and the trip went...More

Thank SouthWicklow
Reviewed 8 November 2017


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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We took the afternoon whale trip. Knowledgeable skipper on a great boat, found a jump back whale and many dolphins. Really enjoyable trip

Thank Tepanyaki
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I am a sunset lover, so a discount Sunset Cruise for >50% off was perfect. We went at the end of October, so definitely off-season and not crowded at all. There happened to be a heat wave, so it didn't even get chilly that particular...More

Thank JenTravels808
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

They don’t even try, nor do they seem to care. I specifically asked for a particular date to go fishing prior to purchasing a Groupon, and was told that date would be great. After purchasing the Groupon vouchers and lining up our trip, I was...More

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Questions & Answers
23 February 2017|
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Response from newportlanding | Property representative |
Yes there is booths in indoor kitchen and on some ships bunks to sleep in
30 May 2016|
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Response from krawner |
Rod rental $13. Standard tackle pack $9.50. Rockfish tackle pack $20. Day license $15.12. Annual license $52.15. Also charge to clean fish.
Mindy L
13 May 2015|
Response from CartPewterschmidt |
From their website: Parking is best found at the Balboa Pier Municipal Parking Lot located at 1 Balboa Pier Newport Beach, CA. 92661 or in the valet parking structure located at 309 Palm St. Newport Beach, CA 92661. Please... More