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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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US$25.00*
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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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US$29.00*
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Whale watching in stormy times

The weather was terrible but we did see whales and enjoyed the crew they new what they were doing in finding the whales and getting into position yo view them

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The weather was terrible but we did see whales and enjoyed the crew they new what they were doing in finding the whales and getting into position yo view them

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el centro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There were extra charges for everything. Hooks, sinkers bags to put the fish in. Rented the rods and they didn't include the tackle

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Sandy, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went whale watching on February 13th. Saw two whales and hundreds of dolphins on our first trip at 12:00. The tour lasts about 2 hours. The crew was extremely friendly and very knowledgeable! They do offer some snacks and beverages for a good price. If you get motion sickness easily, consider taking some motion sickness relief an hour before your... More 

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Thank kenzieshebilse
Santa Ana, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I bought this tour as a groupon for myself and 2 kids. The first hour was great fun and we actually saw some whales. However the second hour, all three of us got hit with seasickness. I still give this 4 stars because it was an amazing value for the experience. Just so happens our experience included getting sick. Take... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went fishing on Valentines Day with my daughter on the SUM FUN. The crew, Shane and Wes, were awesome and made the trip a great experience for both of us. Hope to sail with them again. Everyone onboard was helpful to us newbies. All the pointers and advice were appreciated. I will definitely be booking another trip with Dana Wharf.

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Thank dmack5205
Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Saw a mother and calf traveling together. They blessed us with a double tail wave!! Also saw more dolphins frolicking around us then any other trip ever. My 22 year old daughter joined me and it was the best birthday ever!!

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Thank gottahanna
Garden Grove
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although we didn't get to see any whales or dolphins, we really enjoyed the boat ride and they even gave us a free ticket to go again!

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Thank NatalyS17
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful whale watching trip. The crew was great. We were lucky enough to get to see and follow a pod of 5 grey whales. It was amazing!

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Overland Park, KS, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've vacationed in the area the last 3 years in February. We always take a whale watching trip. On all trips we have seen whales. One trip the boat was surrounded by hundreds of dolphins, playing in the boat wake. Large boat so it has a good ride. Tuesday's are 1/2 price. Highly recommend this trip!

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Fullerton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went out fishing for my first time by myself and had an awesome time. Everyone was so helpful and it made me want to go back as much as possible.

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