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About Dana Point Harbor
Known as the “Dolphin & Whale Capital of the World” Dana Point Harbor offers a variety of recreational amenities, boater facilities, dockside dining, and unique shopping experiences that cater to visitors, locals and boating enthusiasts. Activities abound both in and out of the water from watching migratory gray whales that frequent the coastline to enjoying the stunning sunsets and picturesque harbor views. Discover Dana Point Harbor and set sail on a historic and unforgettable seaside adventure.
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Fires and Wind wrote a review 15 Jun
6 contributions
Great place to just spend the day. Take in all the shops and restaurants. Whale watching, paddleboards, jet skis, the have it all>
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Date of experience: June 2021
Sc0tt2020 wrote a review Apr 2021
Baraboo, Wisconsin88 contributions26 helpful votes
We biked from hotel, drove around harbor and visited a few restaurants. Walked out on breakwater and watched sealions and paddle boarders.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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darlafromto wrote a review Mar 2021
Thousand Oaks, California30 contributions8 helpful votes
Great place to visit. There are shops and quite a few restaurants to choose from. Really fun and relaxing to spend a day.
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Date of experience: March 2021
Marc N wrote a review Jan 2021
Bartlesville, Oklahoma273 contributions93 helpful votes
If you are boating or just watching- Dana Point Harbor is a good spot. Lots of large boats- some serious money in the water. Bonus- free parking
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Date of experience: January 2021
1 Helpful vote
GunnerNate wrote a review Dec 2020
Los Angeles, California86 contributions63 helpful votes
We were here during the Holiday season. The marina was nicely decorated with Christmas lights! Enjoyed walking from one end to the other at night and seeing all the different light displayed.
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Date of experience: November 2020
1 Helpful vote
Response from DanaPointHarbor, Manager at Dana Point Harbor
Responded 21 Dec 2020
Thank you for visiting! We are glad you enjoyed the lights, visit again soon!
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