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Dana Point Harbor

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Address: 34624 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA
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US$29.00*
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Luxury Catamaran Sunset Wine Cruise in Dana Point
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US$65.00*
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Dana Point Whale Watching and Dolphin Watching Eco-Safari
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High Speed Zodiac Whale Watching Safari from Dana Point

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Another Beautiful California Harbor

Seems like harbors are everywhere, but this one is lovely to walk around in even if you don't have a boat. Rather small but if you are in the area, worth visiting.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Seems like harbors are everywhere, but this one is lovely to walk around in even if you don't have a boat. Rather small but if you are in the area, worth visiting.

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always enjoy walking thru the harbor; lots of restaurants, shops and coffee houses to visit. Very convenient to catch the ferry to Catalina Island.

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Dana point harbor is very convenient and boat ramps are easy and well maintained. Always great friendly gate attendant on weekends!

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect place to walk your dog or go for a long run. I suggest going sitting along the West side to watch the sunset. Breathtaking!

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laguna beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

there's always someone biking or walking, grabbing a coffee or a happy hour with friends. at baby beach in the harbor there's a lot going most every day. there's pelicans diving for fish and if you like seals, you won't be disappointed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Spent three days at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott overlooking Dana Point Harbour. Scenic area with some great restaurants. Recommend Wind and Sea for Sunday Brunch. Try to score an outdoor table on nice days. Check out Famous Jimmy's Tavern for excellent Happy Hour food and drink prices.

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Alpena, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely beautiful place - many hundreds of boats, great views, lots of restaurants and places to shop. Loved it!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrific Terrific Terrific!!! This is the crew and the boat to take !!! Underwater viewing and knowledge crew !! They are very eco conscious, careful and concerned with being responsible with the wild life. We had the time of our lives. We saw many dolphin and 1 whale. We also saw a Rare sunfish sunning himself and many sea lions.... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Turks quite an interesting resturant and bar. Catching a boat to Catalina Island is a must. Plus Jon Seafood is fantastic

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always nice to visit the Dana Point Harbor. It is a great place for people watching, paddle boarding and eating.

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