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Dana Point Whale Watching and Dolphin Watching Eco-Safari - with unbiased reviews

Dana Point Whale Watching and Dolphin Watching Eco-Safari

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Overview
It’s possible to spot whales and dolphins around Dana Point all year-round. On this tour, maximize your chance of a sighting on-board a purpose-built catamaran and enjoy incredible close-up views from the underwater viewing pods. Look out for whales, dolphins, sea lions and more; and learn more about the magnificent sea creatures from your guide.
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You'll start at
24440 Dana Point Harbor Dr
24440 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629, USAPlease check in upstairs at our waterfront Dolphin Deck building. We're located next to Baby Beach and OC Sailing & Events Center.
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    Dana Point Harbor
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Capt. Dave's Dana Point Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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You'll end at
24440 Dana Point Harbor Dr
24440 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629, USAPlease check in upstairs at our waterfront Dolphin Deck building. We're located next to Baby Beach and OC Sailing & Events Center.
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Highlights
  • Magnificent views and wildlife sightings from the water
  • Chance to spot various whale and dolphin species
  • Underwater viewing pods: get up close without disturbing the wildlife
  • Live on-board commentary from a naturalist guide
Important Information
Departure Point
24440 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • U.S. Coast Guard inspected and certified vessel
  • Licensed Captain and professional crew
  • Live commentary on board
  • Cetacean Declaration - Join us again for free within one calendar year if you don't see any dolphins or whales
  • Entry/Admission - Capt. Dave's Dana Point Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
134Reviews
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By: Capt. Dave's Dana Point Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari
Jay S
Atlanta, Georgia
10
For a Whale of a Time, Call Capt. Dave's!
My wife and I are from Atlanta and were in California for our 31st Anniversary. I read all the reviews and decided
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DaveHom1796
Springfield, Virginia
417480
disappointing
I took our Family on this tour, hoping that we would see a whale or two. We saw nothing. We didn't even see any
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llefebvre2020
Huntington Beach, California
10
Great time!
The captains were very knowledgeable. They took us directly to where the whales and dolphins were. Looking forward
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Michael S
Laguna Niguel, California
163
Absolutely Fantastic
My family and friends went on the tour and it was fantastic. We saw dolphins, grey whales, and humpback whales.
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Patricia A
Port Sanilac, Michigan
162
Fabulous Whale & Dolphin trip in Pacific off Dana Pointe
3 types of dolphin (Common, White sided & Bottle nose) & 2 types of Whale (humpback & gray) made this outing the
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Ingrid2a
Carlsbad, California
277
Lots of whale sightings!
We decided to go whale watching in February because the whales seem to be in the area. Captain Marie and her crew
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Roy S
514
Whale watching in Laguna Beach
Grey whales were shy today, and only had a quick peak ... captain was great, extended by 1 hour to find
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Jessica M
Durham, North Carolina
16063
Whale of a good time
Such a great time! Crew is incredibly hospitable and provides great service. Boat was in good condition and had
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DayTrip588489
10
Don't Miss This
We'd heard that the migration was going on, so we went out! It was so amazing, and Captain Dave's was so
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Swil3
Irvine, California
10
Wonderful experience!!!
The crew was so very nice. They wanted us all to have a great time and really seemed to enjoy their jobs!!!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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