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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

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Dana Point, CA, USA
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Whale Watching Excursion in Dana Point

A scenic harbor in Southern California known as the “Whale Capital of the West,” Dana Point makes an ideal spot for spotting majestic marine animals. On a boat designed specifically for whale watching, come face-to-face with the gentle giants on this exciting cruise off the coast. Listen to fascinating commentary from your captain, and keep an eye out for sea lions and dolphins.
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from $39.00
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maitaimike2015 wrote a review Jun 17
Laguna Hills, California203 contributions138 helpful votes
Even though peak whale watching season is waning, a day out on the water with Dana Warf Whale Watching & Sportfishing is great fun. My Sister & I were out enjoying a day in Dana Point, and notice they were still doing tours for whale watching. They had a "Half Price Tuesday special for $28. So we went home and booked a tour for the next Tuesday on the company's website. Got there to their shop/counter, and and showed my voucher to get the actual tickets. Boarded a very clean and nice Catamaran that is perfectly set up for this activity. The fore deck has a raised platform with secure railings that has ample room for observation and photography. Got some nice photos of mostly dolphins and some mink whales. It was a bit cloudy, but the swells were very calm. Everyone enjoyed themselves, polite and attentive staff. folks took turns getting on the rail for good photos. Two hours is just about the right amount of time. Super value for sure!!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Response from Donna K, Owner at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing
Responded 4 days ago
Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to provide fellow consumers with your rich perspective. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Steven C wrote a review Jun 12
Lakewood, United States3 contributions
Had a wonderful time on the water marked by numerous whale and dolphin sightings. We enjoyed a very enthusiastic "docent" while aboard, a dentist from San Dimas passionate about the cetacean world. Everyone aboard was friendly and the cost well worth the experience.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Response from Donna K, Owner at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your recent visit and subsequent wonderful praise. Feedback, especially from such well-spoken customers like you, is not only invaluable to those researching businesses like ours, but is also important to us. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your comments and feedback with us. Thanks again.
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bburnham290 wrote a review Jun 11
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One guest never put in his mask and was never told to which I was surprised since everyone else followed instructions. Would have been nice for person making sandwich to wear gloves, once I saw he had no gloves I changed my mind to pkg snacks instead. Covid is still an issue so please adjust.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Response from Donna K, Owner at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing
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We appreciate your positive rating. It’s always appreciated and gratifying when we receive positive marks from our customers.
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Ed F wrote a review Jun 11
Dana Point, California39 contributions3 helpful votes
We had a wonderful time. Had a naturalist on board to give good information. Saw tons of dolphins, one whale and sea lions.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Thank you for selecting us and for revealing your positive view of our business with others. We strive to deserve accolades like yours every single day and we will never tire of hearing that we please our treasured customers and clientele!
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natenraquel wrote a review Jun 10
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Great experience we will be back! The captain was very knowledgeable and the crew were amazing loved all of it!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to provide fellow consumers with your rich perspective. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon!
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