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Boats & Ships

Ocean Institute: Whale Watching, Specialty Cruises and Tallship Tour

Whale and Marine Life Tours Join marine educators in exploring the ocean from top to bottom, while searching for some of the world’s largest and smallest creatures during a 2.5-hour long whale watching program. Most Saturdays and Sundays at 10 a.m. Tour the Tallship the Brig Pilgrim Travel back in time to explore Ocean Institute’s… View Article

Fishing – Dana Wharf Sportfishing Programs

Join the fishing experts at Dana Wharf for various sportfishing programs for kids! Their programs include after school fishing, summer fishing camps, fishing club (paid membership required), and free fishing clinics on Sundays. 

Fishing Spots

Resources for finding local fishing spots for family fun! Lakes, trout pools, piers, and more.

Harbor Breeze Cruises

Harbor Breeze Cruises in partnership with the Aquarium of the Pacific provides daily whale, dolphin and marine life sightseeing tours, as well as harbor cruises. 

Queen Mary

Experience The Queen Mary – A Historic Long Beach Hotel featuring Art Deco Staterooms, Tours and more. Enjoy your stay aboard the Queen Mary and take advantage of all the wonderful sites. Her story is rich with history, elegance and grandeur. Plus, visit the LEGO Queen Mary on board made from 250,000 LEGO bricks, measuring 26 feet.

S.S. Lane Victory

Guests of the Lane Victory are afforded complete access to the ship via a self-paced walking tour. See how the Merchant Marines of the World War II era lived and worked, and visit two complete museums packed with videos, history, and artifacts.

USS Iowa

Enjoy the ship at your own pace on a self-guided tour, or tailor your tour with an add-on experience.

USS Midway Museum

Enjoy audio tours, exhibits, and flight simulators aboard this historic Navy aircraft carrier that served from 1945-1992. Choose between docent tours and self-guided tours.

Whale Watching Excursions

Whale watching cruises are available from these locations. Visit their website or call for schedules.