Visit sharks, penguins and puffins with admission to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, and explore 19 wildlife habitats from every corner of the world’s largest ocean. Slip beneath a full-sized model of a blue whale, and catch the eye of a fierce leopard shark. Travel from a Sea of Cortez kelp forest to the ice-crusted waters off Northern Japan; watch sea horses play in a tropical lagoon, pet a shark in a kid-friendly touch tank and listen to the eerie melodies of an undersea whale song.
Join us as the Aquarium of the Pacific celebrates its 25th Anniversary with new exhibits, events, and programs highlighting the remarkable natural world right outside our door. Journey through a re-imagined Southern California Gallery highlighting fascinating local animals and marine habitats. Discover colorful reefs, kelp forests, and sea grass beds as you meet a pod of lobsters, an octopus, deepwater fish, and more.
Renting a swan boat is a fun way to exercise and explore the Rainbow Lagoon at the same time. If your rental is on a hot day—no need to worry about the California sunshine, as each boat comes with shaded canopies to protect you from the elements. Choose from a variety of time slots to suit your schedule—you can even go for an atmospheric evening ride with LED lights on your boat.
Spend the day sightseeing in Los Angeles during this guided tour from Long Beach. With an expert local guide and a small group of 14 people or less, see LA landmarks like the Hollywood Sign, Santa Monica, Venice Beach and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Follow your guide to filming locations of famous movies, explore Hollywood Boulevard and see one of the biggest ports in the US. This tour includes a balanced mix of guided tours and free time and includes round-trip transportation from Long Beach hotels.
See the L.A. coast from the sky with an exciting, 15-minute tour from Long Beach on a private helicopter. Swoop above the iconic Queen Mary ocean liner, hover over downtown Long Beach and see the imposing Battleship Iowa that's moored in the city's bustling port. Enjoy seaward views of Catalina Island and the curving Pacific coastline before touching back to Earth at the Long Beach helipad.
The Rainbow Harbor is a beautiful place to spend an evening watching the sunset, but it can sometimes be tricky to find a good seating area and avoid crowds at the same time. With this swan pedal boat experience, get out on the water with just your group, and choose where you want to pedal to on the Rainbow Lagoon. Along the way, get great views of local sights such as Downtown Long Beach, and the Pike Ferris Wheel.
Travel to Southern California’s Catalina Island by boat with this round-trip ferry service from Long Beach or San Pedro on the 'Catalina Express.' Enjoy views of the Pacific during the journey, and then spend the day exploring Catalina at your leisure. The ferry drops you in the town of Avalon, the main town on the island, home to shops, restaurants, hotels, activities and more.
Select your departure point—Long Beach or San Pedro—when booking. This is a ticket purchase only, not a reservation for travel. To allow guests the flexibility of choosing their own travel time, guests must call in advance to reserve seats on a specific departure and return boat. You may return on the same day or stay overnight. We advise calling to make your reservations as soon as possible as boats often sell out.
Take in Los Angeles’ scenic highlights from the air with a private, 45-minute helicopter tour from Long Beach. Soar over the L.A. harbor and the iconic Queen Mary, and look out towards Catalina Island from the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Fly up the coast past Manhattan Beach and Marina del Rey, bank over Santa Monica pier then head for downtown. See the city’s sports centers and gleaming sky scrapers and take in views of the Hollywood Hills and the San Gabriel Mountains before touching back down in Long Beach.
Take a thrilling whale-watching excursion off the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Travel along the coast of Los Angeles and experience marine wildlife up close. Enjoy a glass or wine or beer, a light snack, or other beverage from the boat’s galley. Sit either inside or out on our 45-passenger vessel as you search the Pacific for Gray, Humpback, and Sperm whales, sharks, seabirds, dolphins and sea lions on this memorable outing.
Spend a half-day sightseeing in Los Angeles during this guided tour from Long Beach. With an expert local guide and a small group of fourteen people or less, see LA landmarks like the Hollywood Sign, Santa Monica, Venice Beach and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Follow your guide to filming locations of famous movies, explore Hollywood Boulevard and see one of the biggest ports in the US. This tour includes round-trip transportation from Long Beach hotels.
This is the perfect way to get an overview of Los Angeles’ highlights. Instead of going on a fixed route of sights that don’t interest you, take control of the itinerary and choose the places you visit. For the duration of tour, make as many stops as you like for photos, food, shopping, and exploring. Potential places to visit include Santa Monica Pier, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Rodeo Drive, and Venice Beach.
This full–day tour of Los Angeles is a popular and convenient choice for cruise ship passengers docked at the Long Beach or San Pedro terminals. After pick–up from the port, your guide brings you to LA’s highlights and hidden gems, from the Hollywood Sign to Marlon Brando’s acting school. The day’s itinerary factors in free time to explore, dine, or shop at your own pace.
See the L.A. coast from a private helicopter with a 30-minute, narrated flight from Long Beach, and take in California’s most iconic vistas. Watch for surfers as you soar over the breaks at Redondo, Hermosa and Manhattan beaches, then swoop above the exclusive harbor in Marina del Rey. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the slender Santa Monica Pier, see the Los Angeles airport from above, and return to Long Beach past Hawthorne, Torrance and the Galaxy Stadium while enjoying sweeping western panoramas of the Pacific Ocean.
Explore life under the sea on a 1-hour harbor eco-tour aboard a glass bottom boat. From the Long Beach Port, you'll head out to the Federal Break to see what lives in the shallow water habitat. On the way, seek sea lions and seals, get a close up view of the Queen Mary (docked in Long Beach Harbor), and see the port at work with the busy container ships coming in and out to sea.
Travelers arriving in Los Angeles by cruise should make the most of their first day in the city by visiting the top attractions around town. On this full-day sightseeing tour, see more in one day, from Downtown Los Angeles and the TCL Chinese Theater, to world-renowned Hollywood Boulevard. Along the way, see the city's diverse neighborhoods, including Venice Beach, Santa Monica, and Beverly Hills. And of course, snap a souvenir photo of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Check out the nightlife in Long Beach on this interactive bar hunt. The popular app-led scavenger hunt company, Let's Roam, is putting a new spin on the old bar crawl. Just download the app and hit the town. As you make your way through pubs, clubs and dive bars, you'll complete photo and video challenges to rack up points and be proclaimed the Bar Hunt Champion! Must be 21 to participate.
Join our one-of-a-kind scavenger hunt and explore Long Beach in a new, unique way. Each session is aided by an interactive remote host, who sends challenges to participants via a phone app. When the challenges are accomplished, the team scores points. Check your status against competitors on the app’s international leaderboard. This handcrafted adventure is part tour, part detective hunt, part social experiment, and part creative challenge, with lots of fun in between.
Discover the Long Beach shoreline on a four-wheel surrey cycle. This is the flagship cycle of the Long Beach Wheel Fun Rentals fleet, a human-powered modern day carriage. A surrey ride is fun and relaxing, perfect for one-on-one time with your romantic partner or a fun day out with the family. Create a memory to last a lifetime!
Choose from a selection of cruiser bikes, electrical bicycles, and specialty cycles with this bike rental in Long Beach’s Shoreline Village. Ride along the boardwalk, enjoying front-view views of the Pacific coastline. Rentals include a helmet, bike lock, and basket, so you can ride comfortably and stop wherever you wish.
Shoreline Village is located right on the edge of Rainbow Harbor, where you’re guaranteed to roll past a crowd of extravagant commercial and recreational ships before hitting the Pike, one of the most unique waterfront shopping centers in Southern California. After weaving through Pike and its surrounding points of interest, take off along the five-mile long Shoreline Pedestrian Bikeway. This paved bikeway takes you up the coast to Naples, a beautifully unique neighborhood of Long Beach appropriately named after its Italian roots.
An excellent pick for travelers who want to leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind—this sailing lesson is guided by a certified instructor, and no experience is required. The route sets off from the Rainbow Harbor Marina and ventures into the beautiful Pacific Ocean. To ensure you get the most out of the lesson—it's completely private, which means you can ask plenty of questions throughout.
This private Temecula Wine Country tour includes a stop at an outlet mall for shopping—a relatively rare combination. After pickup from Los Angeles, Orange, or San Diego counties, head to an outdoor outlet mall for roughly two hours of discounted shopping. Then, visit wine country, stopping for wine tasting at one or more wineries, time willing. Finish your tour with free time for shopping, dining, and exploring Old Town Temecula.
Enjoy the breeze in you hair with our 2023 model Trixx Seadoo and experience the freedom on the waves with our 2023 Sparks Seadooo!!
Our premiere fleet comes with your very own detachable speaker for each Jet Ski with Bluetooth compatibility so you can ride in style with the tunes to add your own personal flare into your experience. All of our skis our equipped with the latest IBR system so that even the most unexperienced rider can hit the waves with a sense of security that they are in full control of the watercraft with an adrenaline filled ride down the coastline.
4-Wheel Surrey cycles are as fun as they are unique! The flagship cycle of the Wheel Fun Rentals fleet, this modern day carriage is perfect for some one-on-one time with your significant other, or a fun outing with small children!
Millions and millions of people have enjoyed our 4-wheeled cycles for over twenty years. Our four wheel Surreys create a memory that will last a lifetime.
Explore Long Beach with your friends, family, or colleagues by taking this app-led scavenger hunt highlighting the architecture of the city. It’s around a 2-hour experience, but you can go at your own pace, start when you like, because you have no live guide. It is up to you and your team to solve clues and solve riddles while learning about this town.