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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

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Address: 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
Phone Number: +1 800-590-9994
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Fishing
Description: Whale Watching Adventures, Charters , Fishing and more from Dana Point
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A Great Experience

We are local residents who had been meaning to do this for years. I am sorry we waited so long as it was truly interesting and worthwhile. Not only was it a perfect day on the... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Mission Viejo, California
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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We are local residents who had been meaning to do this for years. I am sorry we waited so long as it was truly interesting and worthwhile. Not only was it a perfect day on the Pacific, but we saw at least 8 whales playing in the ocean on their way north. The Captain's narration made it very informative and... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We've been out twice recently with DWWW & truly enjoyed it both times! Bring some friends + your camera (with a long lens) & enjoy a fun afternoon seeing whales & dolphins the way we all should, in the wild versus an ocean themed park with captured cetaceans doing tricks for dead fish. I honestly hope you all think twice... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Wyland Art lesson was too short, my boys needed more time to finish coloring. Staff was great! We didn't see any whales so staff gave us our tickets back to come another time. I was pleased to see them do this, great experience we are going to come back to watch more whales and go fishing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The tour was great hundreds of bottle nose Dolphins, sea lions, and a humpback whale and my 5 year old daughter didn't want to leave when it was over very good time would do it every day if I could

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DanaWharf, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are thrilled you had a great time! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Captain Frank is the most AMAZING CAPTIAN IN THE WORLD!!! We saw an amazing Humpback whale and A Dolphin MEGAPOD!!! Which have more than 1000+ dolphins!!! Meagan from St Louis, MO

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DanaWharf, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are so happy you had a great time, look forward to having you back again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Our son is obssessed with dolphins and captain frank definitely delivered. We were in awe of all the Dolphins and whales. Such a fun afternoon.

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DanaWharf, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are thrilled you had a great time! More 

Newark, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This was the highlight of our 10 days in California! Great time shared with the family. The Captians were a fountain of information knowing exactly where to take us for the best whale show in the area! Don't miss this!

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DanaWharf, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thanks Susie for your review. Great to hear you had a good time out on the water. More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Super easy and reliable booking. Staff very friendly ! We were lucky to see mother and little baby playing just in front of us. Amazing experience!

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DanaWharf, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are thrilled you had a great time and were able to see all the marine life out on the water. More 

Dana Point, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Great day out on the water. No whales, but dolphins gave us a good show. Staff was nice. Food and drink were available. There were tables for seating when not watching for sealife. Nothing fancy, but an easy, relaxed way to spend Mother's Day - beautiful scenery. No complaints. Will definitely go back again.

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DanaWharf, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are thrilled you had a great time watching dolphin. More 

Ontario, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

April 18 - My sons Angelversary of 11yrs - he had always wanted to go whale watching, never had the chance, he took his life at 28 in 2004. Every year I try to go on his Angelversary. Very peaceful for me, always a great experience. Thank you

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DanaWharf, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, the ocean can be a pleasant experience and quite calming as well. More 

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