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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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US$36.00*
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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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Reviewed 9 May 2017

I've been fishing with these folks for more than a decade. Fishing is fishing of course, and there have been a couple of times I got blanked, but those are rare events. I usually come home with great stuff for the table and often for...More

Thank fleetfeetpete
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 9 May 2017 via mobile

Seen many Blue whales and thousands of dolphins including albino dolphin on Daves trips. He is the best of the best. Do not miss this trip life time memory. We go every time we visit always see something new extraordinaryMore

Thank Dan4540
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 9 May 2017

Great tour, with knowledgeable staff. No whales to see but other sites were plentiful. We we told after boarding that we were at the end of one migratation and not yet at the beginning of another.More

Thank Cjw1984
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 8 May 2017

despite adverse weather the captain and crew of The Fury were excellent. they provided a great fishing trip.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

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 8 May 2017

I was booked for an early season twilight sportfishing trip, but unfortunately the weather was uncooperative. I got an email and phone message that the trip was cancelled. Unfortunately, I missed the messages but that was my fault--they arrived well before I left home. Anyway,...More

Thank mchinn1968
Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

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

Reviewed 6 May 2017

We enjoyed our boat ride. It was a beautiful sunny day. We saw lots of dolphins and 1 whale. The captain seems to try hard to find where the whales are at.

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Thank Heidi H
Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for your feedback! What you think about our business is important to us. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to again providing you a top quality experience during your next visit.

Reviewed 6 May 2017

All the staff was very friendly. Boat was not too crowded just the perfect number of people to be able to enjoy the ride. Went with adult family and one four year old. We all had a relaxing day in the Sun. Got to see...More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

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 6 May 2017

We had a great time, I took my sons, 22 and 20 years old and my son in law. The crew was awesome and extremely helpful. 5 hours was just about right!More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

I see that you visited our business last week. We appreciate your conveying thoughts with fellow consumers who hopefully might be our future satisfied customers as well. As you probably realize, consumer reviews are the number one determinant for influencing other consumers. Thanks and thanks...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Very nice crew and they help everyone to get fish. The boat and the bathrooms are clean. The food is hot and delicious.More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

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 5 May 2017

The crew was knowledgeable, friendly, and ready to help out. The captain finds a good spot and stays there, which is a good thing because you can spend more time fishing. I will definitely be back.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

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

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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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