Free Harbor Cruises Offers Up Close Tour of Port of Long Beach May – October
2009-05-02 · By Editor
The Port of Long Beach is one of America’s premier seaports and a trailblazer in goods movement and environmental stewardship. Everything from clothing and shoes to toys, furniture and consumer electronics arrives at the Port before making its way to store shelves throughout the country.
With a Green Port Policy guiding efforts to minimize or eliminate negative environmental impacts, the Port also is a catalyst for innovative environmental programs that serves as a model for ports around the world.
One of the best ways to learn more about the Port of Long Beach is with a close-up look from the water. This year, from May through October, the Port of Long Beach is offering free 90-minute, narrated port tours for the public. Seating is limited.
Visit the Post of Long Beach website for information about the Port of Long Beach Tours, including a video and and online reservations.
Long Beach Port Tour Reservations
Tours will be posted two months in advance, on the first work day of each month at 8 a.m. For example, On May 1 the July cruises were posted and reservations are available now. Groups of more than five may should call (562) 590-4121, to determine if space is available for larger groups.
Directions and Parking for the Port of Long Beach
The tours depart from and return to Shoreline Village in downtown Long Beach. The boat departs from Dock 9, next to Parkers’ Lighthouse restaurant. Click here for directions. Aboard the boat, validation is provided for a reduced parking rate at Shoreline Village ($1 for the first two hours with validation, and $2 for each additional 20 minutes).