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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

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34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
+1 800-590-9994
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US$35.00*
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Whale Watching Excursion in Dana Point
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US$36.00*
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Dana Point Sportfishing
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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+1 800-590-9994
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Reviewed yesterday

We take the Dana Wharf Whale Watching cruise at least once a year. Usually, we see lots of dolphins and maybe a whale or two. This week the captain found the whales right off the bat, barely to Laguna Beach heading north. But we always...More

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Thank dowpamela
Reviewed yesterday

Sometimes you see whales, sometimes you don't. The host captain and staff make a BIG difference as well as if they take the time to find the school of dolphins...that is always a highlight regardless of how many whales are spotted.

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Thank K B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great experience, not too crowded. We came in too late for our trip, but the staff helped us getting on another boat, great service!

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Thank michaelJ8436YC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful experience. Saw so many whales, we lost count. All crew members were professional. They did a fabulous job pointing out location of whales. Highly recommend.

Thank LoveKC9
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been Whale Watching on the Dana Pride many times and every time they met the expectation.................and always a good safe ride................More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

That you would choose our business for such an important family occasion is quite pleasing to us. Even more rewarding is the reaction that you indicate that your entire party had regarding your visit with us. Wow...does this make us happy. We believe all guests...More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful day, good sized boat and great captain. Saw gray whales and saw hundreds of dolphins surfing the boat's wake and racing us right along side the boat. Captain narrated the encounters with interesting facts about the whales and dolphins. Bought the $20 DVD and...More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

There is no higher accolade than praise from a customer. Thank you for your rating. We will work to continue living up to that praise.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best day out on the water! We spotted a whale just outside of he harbor and lots of dolphins too! We can’t wait to come back again!!!

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Thank Linda3882
Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

There is no higher accolade than praise from a customer. Thank you for your rating. We will work to continue living up to that praise.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We picked this event to do as a family (adult family members) as a way to spend time together and enjoy being on the water. We had a nice boat ride on a rather foggy day. We went noon to 2. We saw a school...More

Thank kblackman623
Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

There is no higher accolade than praise from a customer. Thank you for your rating. We will work to continue living up to that praise.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our afternoon looking for whales and dolphins. We saw both! Watching the dolphins swim was truly amazing. We will be back to re-live this adventure.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your favorable rating. We look forward to serving you again soon.

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condorchristi
16 December 2017|
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Response from TahmiJoh | Reviewed this property |
The best way to see wildlife is on deck. The inside is mainly for transit and meals....not a great place to see the water. Thus, if not raining or too windy, a sweat shirt should be fine. Got to love California winters!
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jmiller232
6 June 2017|
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Response from Donna K | Property representative |
Hi yes we run a 5pm trip daily , that trip is discounted only $29 it's a great deal and we see a tremendous amount of marine life !
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jmiller232
4 June 2017|
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Response from Frank R | Reviewed this property |
As with fishing whale watching is a hit and a miss dana wharf whale watching crew did their best to find us some whale, we saw dolphins and A fine whale June 6 2017
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