Enjoy prime rib or lemon basil chicken with white wine or Champagne as you cruise Long Beach Harbor and see the Queen Mary close up. Spirit Cruises, Dock 9, Shoreline Village, Long Beach. 562-495-5884, www.SpiritMarine.com. $59.50 (arrive one hour before sailing)
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium offers the very best whale watching cruises in the region, with trained naturalists on board.
Individual reservations available at
Spirit Cruises San Pedro 310-548-8080 www.Spiritmarine.com
Weekdays: 10 am Groups of 60 or more only – Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri., $12/person (prepayment required) Weekends: 12:45 pm (10am for groups of 50+) Individuals, $25/adults; $16/children 12 and under Groups of 20-40 adults, $20/adults; $16/children 12 and under