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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

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Address: 34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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Whale Watching Adventures, Charters , Fishing and more from Dana Point

Whale Watching Adventures, Charters , Fishing and more from Dana Point

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$25.00*
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Whale Watching Excursion in Dana Point
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$36.00*
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Dana Point Sportfishing
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Whale and Dolphin Watching

This is our third trip with Dana Wharf and we had a great time watching gray whales (fewer this time) and plenty of dolphins. The weather was beautiful and great view of Dana... read more

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Chino Hills, California
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Chino Hills, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our third trip with Dana Wharf and we had a great time watching gray whales (fewer this time) and plenty of dolphins. The weather was beautiful and great view of Dana Point from the ocean.

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

We are honored by the review you posted about your experience with us. While we are constantly told face to face how much customers enjoy our service, it takes a very special person to proclaim to the online world that they should check us out. You are one of those individuals and we are proud that you do business with... More 

Imperial, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my family on our first fishing trip with Dana Wharf sport fishing and it was an incredible experience. The crew was awesome and had us throwing our fishing lines in the whole time. They helped with everything from cutting the bait to tying hooks on our lines. Had an awesome time and would recommend to anyone wanting to... More 

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

We are honored by the review you posted about your experience with us. While we are constantly told face to face how much customers enjoy our service, it takes a very special person to proclaim to the online world that they should check us out. You are one of those individuals and we are proud that you do business with... More 

Mission Viejo, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew & captain of the Helena was one of the best I've ever been on however the fishing crap. Only 1 Keeper fish on the whole boat.

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

Thank you for the review and thoughtful critique. We will take your suggestions under consideration and do our best to incorporate some of your ideas. We value all of our customers so when we receive feedback from them on how we can improve, we More 

palmdale
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was totally impressed by the crew and how nice and helpful they were. We had a great time! Cory, Jordan, Chase and Nicole did everything possible to make sure people caught fish and had fun!!!

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

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 More 

Germantown, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me start with we had a great time and this is a great trip . However, if you are looking for a handicap accessible trip here some things you might want to know. We went whale watching with these guys on a half price Tuesday. There is a ramp down from the dock and a ramp up to the... More 

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

We appreciate your positive rating. It’s always appreciated and gratifying when we receive positive marks from our customers. More 

Knoxville
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I couldn't be more pleased with the price, the experience, and the memories. What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. Try eating on the wharf after your adventure.

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

We deeply appreciate your very positive review of our business. We are very pleased that you got to enjoy many favorite aspects of what we have to offer. It is always most rewarding to hear directly from our customers and especially those willing to provide their positive perspective with the online world and beyond. Please revisit us soon and often. More 

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time. Saw dozens of dolphins and a few grey whales. The captain's narratives were very informative, the crew was friendly, and the boat was clean. A great way to spend a few hours in Dana Point!

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

Thank you for recently recommending our business and for sharing with the online consumer community your positive experience. Please introduce yourself next time you visit as we would like to extend our appreciation in person. More 

Riverside, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time whale watching! The crew was friendly & gave us a lot of information! We saw a few whales & a ton of dolphins! The kids loved it!

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

We deeply appreciate your very positive review of our business. We are very pleased that you got to enjoy many favorite aspects of what we have to offer. It is always most rewarding to hear directly from our customers and especially those willing to provide their positive perspective with the online world and beyond. Please revisit us soon and often. More 

Beaumont, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a tough day of fishing, but it was not for a lack of trying on the Captain's part. He kept trying to find spots to put us on the fish, but we couldn't seem to out run the seals or find the hot bite. The crew was professional and always had a smile.

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

Thank you for recently recommending our business and for sharing with the online consumer community your positive experience. Please introduce yourself next time you visit as we would like to extend our appreciation in person. More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat had booths on the top deck for viewing and eating/ drinking. There were places to sit and enjoy watching the whales.

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

We appreciate your positive rating. It’s always appreciated and gratifying when we receive positive marks from our customers. More 

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