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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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Awesome cruise!

We followed a whale for quite some times watching it surface on its way to Mexico. Saw sea lions and a group of bottle nose dolphins with a baby dolphin. Fun trip with lots of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
judyjan2017
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Laguna Woods, California
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Laguna Woods, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We followed a whale for quite some times watching it surface on its way to Mexico. Saw sea lions and a group of bottle nose dolphins with a baby dolphin. Fun trip with lots of information provided by the captain during the cruise.

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Carmichael, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The check-in staff were welcoming and informative, the boat was clean and well equipped, and the deckhands were all kind and extremely helpful. Between four of us, we brought home 15 fish, sculpin and sole. Thanks to the staff of "Fury", we'll be sure to spread the good word about your business!!!

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Canandaigua, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We so dozens of dolphins and a humpback whale! Our kids (ages 6-14) LOVED the experience as did we! Very kind and knowledgeable staff! We went on a Tuesday and it was half price...would have paid the full price based on the experience we had!! Bravo!!!

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NYC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fun ride Great two hours on water. Saw lots of dolphins, spouting whales and lone seal. Boat was clean, amenities adequate. Capt steve did his best and first mate Bart was informative. They love their jobs and that comes across.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Captain and Crew were very accommodating! Kept us busy the entire time and went a bit overtime when a humpback was sighted near the end of our journey...couldn't have been more exciting...this was our fourth trip here and we have seen dolphins and whales each time.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago 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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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

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. You are one of those individuals and we are proud that you do business with... More 

el centro
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago 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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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to provide fellow consumers with your rich perspective. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Sandy, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago 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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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

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 again for your patronage More 

Santa Ana, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you for both your patronage and for posting such generous comments regarding our business. We work very hard to ensure that we please wonderful customers like you. Thank you for validating that we are accomplishing that goal. More 

Irvine, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

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. You are one of those individuals and we are proud that you do business with... More 

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