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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

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Address: 34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
Phone Number: +1 800-590-9994
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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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Great place - Loved it!!

We chartered one of their boats for an all day fishing adventure and couldn't have been more pleased. Steven and Bo were fabulous and took great care of us. Everyone had a blast... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We chartered one of their boats for an all day fishing adventure and couldn't have been more pleased. Steven and Bo were fabulous and took great care of us. Everyone had a blast and enjoyed the day. We will use them again for our next adventure!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wife and I just got back from whale watching with Captain Steve of Dana Wharf Whale Watching. Excellent trip, saw grey whales close to shore, and humpback whales along with hundreds of playful dolphins about 3 miles off shore, A very comfortable boat and knowledgeable captain made for a great 2 hour trip on the ocean out of Dana Point... More 

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Canyon Lake, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a great day our group was 5 adults and 4 kids...the boat ride was alot of fun and those who got too cold were able to get into a protected area on the boat. We spotted some spouts towards the end of our trip and even though we were a little over our time the captain kept heading... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While we only saw two grey whales the trip was still worth it and would definitely recommend it to anyone especially during warmer months. The catamaran got us out to the whales quickly and we got to follow them for quite a way. While I froze standing on the bow (in shorts in December!) there is plenty of space indoors... More 

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NewPort
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great father and son day fishing; Captain and crew were professional knowledgeable and very helpful!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This whale watching excursion was at Dana Point in Southern California. The boat was a large and had lots of room for passengers. It was a good day for a boat ride. The crew was very nice and explained a lot about the two types of dolphins that we saw. We did see common dolphins and bottle-nose dolphins this trip.... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff was amazing, booking/scheduling/confirming and boarding were all an excellent experience. They clearly have this down to a well oiled machine. We were able to see Sea Lions, Dolphins and Two Whales. It was an excellent trip and I would do it again in a heart beat!

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Placentia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's always a good time going out with those guys. The crew is always very helpful and courteous--they help set up the gear, take fish off, filet them, and cook some pretty good food, too. They are really patient with my son who has autism every time we go. Thanks!

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San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn't have asked for a better trip. Seeing the Grey Whales and all the porpoises was fantastic. My son from Chicago loved it.

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Riverside, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I signed up for a halibut derby trip about a week prior to the event. The company websites cancellation policy stated that the boat will go out in moderate conditions, but can cancel, and provide vouchers for a future halibut trip. The weather report the prior day of the trip clearly forecasted high wind conditions. Yet the powers that be... More 

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