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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
+1 800-590-9994
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Ranked #3 of 10 activities in Dana Point
Type: Other
Activities: Fishing
Description: Whale Watching Adventures, Charters , Fishing and more from Dana Point
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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

went on a 2 hour whale watch mid afternoon. had a great time! At that time the boat was not overly crowded. The crew said it was one of the best they had (of course I'm sure they say that to everyone!) We had the good fortune to see a gray whale with her pup, a second gray whale, we... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

2nd time of watching with this company and again we were not disappointed seeing 4whales during our two hours. The commentary was excellent and very informative. To be recommended. We will go again on our next visit to the USA

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Sacramento, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We took a tour on the Dana Point Whale Watching boat. Lots of fun, beautiful day. Nice people. There’s a pod of Dolphins that hang close by so the captain heads out to find ‘em. I think they like his boat the best because there is a “window” in one of the catamarans (or whatchacallem) and the dolphins can watch... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We didn't see whales but we saw dolphins and since we did not see any whales we got a voucher to go back that never expires

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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The whale watching tour was informative and a great experience. On Tuesdays it is half price!! woohoo!!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Great fun, very informative commentary, beautiful views, found a school of dolphins and then followed two gray whales, one of which breached which was very cool to see. Kids loved it.

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are thrilled that you saw dolphins and gray whales. If it is possible we would like to have you post your review on Google + as well. Thank you so much! More

Calgary, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We didn't see any whales, or dolphins, but the crew was very friendly and we did get a rain cheque to go again with no expire date.

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

Thank you for the review. Sorry you weren't able to see marine life this time around. We are looking forward to having you back again soon! More

Spearfish, SD
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Saw a couple hundred dolphins and two whales. It's always a gamble but there were sightings on just about every trip.

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

Thank you for your review. So great to hear you enjoyed the trip out on the water and our special $15 price for whale watching. More

Arvada, Colorado
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I took my 87 year old mother in law from Colorado on her first whale watching trip and it was an experience she will never forget! While we did not see whales on our excursion on the luxurious Ocean Pride catamaran, we had the pleasure of seeing a great number of frolicking common dolphins. It was a gorgeous day. The... More

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

Your review is truly inspiring. Dana Wharf strives to make customers experiences on the water, one to remember. From the kind words you have said, we know we made your trip one to never forget. Thank you again! More

San Clemente, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I live 10 minutes from Dana Point and have never been whale watching. We sat in the middle of a mega pod of dolphins and then saw a migrating grey whale. My teenage girls LOVED it! The captain was informative...we learned a ton.

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

Thank you for your great review. Dana Wharf strives to make our trips fun and informative, and from what I have read in your review, you had exactly that. Thank you again! More

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