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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

#2 of 20 Tours in Dana Point Features Animals
34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
+1 800-590-9994
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US$25.00*
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Whale Watching Adventures, Charters , Fishing and more from Dana Point
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • 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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101 - 110 of 1,329 reviews

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Great trip for Mothers Day. family of 4 with 2 children. I got sick from the motion but family was ok. Sea was rough. Besides rough water everything was great!!! Thanks for a great experience.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 15 May 2017

We went to the 12-5 adventure. We had a great time on the boat. Fishing was horrible. There was no fish biting. Next time go to early morning or late trip..also bting your our rod!!!! Spent more time messing with their rods than fishing

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to have you as one of our guests and hope to have the same opportunity often in the future. We appreciate your kind words about our staff and how you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 15 May 2017

captain woolley did his best this weekend and really put us on sum fish. caught 20 fish and got to hang around an awesome crew and captain.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Every review like yours helps us get the word out that we represent great value and caring service. Thank you

Reviewed 15 May 2017

The Captian and the deck hands on the Clements were wonderful. However, the fish were not biting. It ended up being a 4 hour twilight dinner cruise with my son which is not a bad deal. BURGERS WERE GREAT!

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 15 May 2017

This was not a whale watch but a Laguna coastline cruise. It was a Mother's Day "special", so we had free champagne or mimosas as well us many complimentary pastries and bagels. The seas were quite choppy, so we didn't see any sea animals. Trip...More

Thank Kathy L
Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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....More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

The staff was on the ball! Always there when needed. Very helpful. Boat was clean. Easy check in. Hopeing to go back soon.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Every review like yours helps us get the word out that we represent great value and caring service. Thank you

Reviewed 13 May 2017

We were among about 50 people on a large boat. The cost is very reasonable at only about 25.00. The crew will give you information on the whales and sea life while you are cruising around. We did see a few whales and the captain...More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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....More

Reviewed 13 May 2017

I live here and had never gone myself . My brother and niece came to calif. So I thought I would try it. It's one of the best days I've ever had here. First of all the boat wasn't overcrowded , which was so nice!...More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Every review like yours helps us get the word out that we represent great value and caring service. Thank you

Reviewed 12 May 2017

Nice 2 hour trip , not too long for the kids. We saw whale and dolfin, really great! Friendly staf and explanations.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 11 May 2017

It was amazing, the crew was great too! If you're looking for a great family adventure, this is what you want to do!More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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....More

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jmiller232
We are coming to CA for only a couple days late June (27th/28th). Optimally the best time for us to go on a whale watching trip would be later in the day 3:00 or after. Is this a good time of day to see whales or is it better earlier in the day?
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
Anyone know the best spot in CA to see whales in late June? My daughter loves whales but we will only be in the Los Angeles area a couple days. Any advice on which has the best chance of spotting whales San Diego, Newport Beach, Santa Monica? Thanks!
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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Becky P
I purchased a groupon for two for a whale watching tour. I am unable to schedule our trip without paying the full price at checkout. How can I redeem my groupon and schedule a trip?
2 May 2017|
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Response from Donna K | Property representative |
Hi there is a link on your Groupon with directions or you can call us at dana wharf 949-496-5794 ext 7. Thanks so much
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