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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

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34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
+1 800-590-9994
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Whale Watching Adventures, Charters , Fishing and more from Dana Point
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (197 reviews)
“bass” (49 reviews)
“whale watching” (234 reviews)
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34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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+1 800-590-9994
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"fish"
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"bass"
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"whale watching"
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"half price"
in 54 reviews
"the fury"
in 22 reviews
"sea lions"
in 106 reviews
"captain and crew"
in 55 reviews
"the galley"
in 20 reviews
"great trip"
in 76 reviews
"tuna"
in 25 reviews
"see whales"
in 70 reviews
"weather was perfect"
in 21 reviews
"hour trip"
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"grey whales"
in 51 reviews
"two hours"
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"common dolphins"
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"blue whale"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Been enjoying fishing with them for years. They care about the ocean and their customers and it shows. Also super family friendly.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Captain found the right spot and we caught plenty. The crew was exceptional. The hamburgers are exceptional.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

In addition to having a clean boat and a very professional, friendly crew - our outing was perfect. A gorgeous trip out into the ocean on a twilight fishing cruise, I took 10 family members and everyone caught a lot of fish and had a...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

There were three different tors available at Dana Point, this one, one smaller, and one larger. In this instance , the one in the middle turned out to be a great choice. Professional, knowledgeable crew, on time, and comfortable/plenty of seating On this day, it...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The ship hands were very patient and nice. Even the captain was very understanding and helpful .Made there first time fishing a wonderful experience. Im a black man, and in the racist crazed world.i want to thank him for our experience.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff are extremely knowledgeable and display such a reverence for these beautiful creatures of the sea! Every trip is wonderful and unique!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've seen many different species of whales in my many years as a sailor. But, I've never seen a Blue Whale. I heard on the news that there were sightings off Dana Point, so I signed up with Dana Wharf Whale Watching for a Tuesday...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Captain was very friendly and informative. The boat had a nice variety of snacks and drinks. Outdoor seating and covered seating available. Toilets were also available. We enjoyed the beautiful sea air and seeing dolphins and a humpback whale. Definitely a fun experience for all...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We saw tons of dolphins but no whales. We will go back, though with gray whale season. Definitely worth it and the people were really nice! They allowed us to change our reservation time as there were space and it helped us packed more things...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

They offered a fishing clinic b4 we left port. We had 4 kids in our group and they all can't wait to do it again. Captain and crew were so helpful.

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Duchess217
14 August 2018|
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Response from jbedmonson1 | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t fish. But the whale watching is amazing And if no whales we usually see dolphins.
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Mercedes F
18 July 2018|
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Response from Ann M | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about the vessel type but you should just call them up and ask. Their store is right in the harbor and they are very lovely and friendly people. I had the same questions about attire. On the day we went, we... More
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condorchristi
17 December 2017|
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Response from Tommy D | Reviewed this property |
The best way to see wildlife is on deck. The inside is mainly for transit and meals....not a great place to see the water. Thus, if not raining or too windy, a sweat shirt should be fine. Got to love California winters!
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