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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

#2 of 20 Tours in Dana Point Features Animals
34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
+1 800-590-9994
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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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Whale Watching Adventures, Charters , Fishing and more from Dana Point
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish” (158 reviews)
“bass” (39 reviews)
“whale watching” (199 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 18:00
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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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Reviewed yesterday

We were so excited to see whales and 1000 dolphins! What a trip! Great guides and amazing views! We will do it again!

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Reviewed yesterday

Our 1/2 day sport fishing started at noon and ended around 5pm on a Monday. From picking up the boarding passes and renting the fishing poles to getting on the boat and spending the day fishing at various locations the adventure was seamless and hassle...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent and a lot of fun. My son caught 15 fish. The crew was helpful and top notch for us beginners, and was always there to lend a hand. They were litterally hands on helping my six year old son reel in fish. All I...More

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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I had been wanting to do some saltwater fishing so we booked a twilight trip a couple hours before. We both have never done saltwater fishing before so we were not sure what to expect and we were both curious if the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The captain effortlessly guided everyone's attention to the proper area once his crew spotted whales

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Reviewed 2 days ago

WE saw two humpback whales! Tons of dolphins and some sea lions as well! It was truly surreal. The crew was friendly and professional. What I loved most was that it wasn't overbooked or crowded. Definitely choose Dana Wharf!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on half priced Tuesdays. It was pretty crowded on the boat, but there was enough room to fish. The deckhands were helpful and attentive. The boat was clean.

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Thank Megan S
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went whale watching in the fifth grade, so I was shocked when my husband told me he didn't go. So for fathers day I surprised and we had a BLAST! The captain and crew were so cool that we already bought more tickets to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

You took us to catch mainly bass. We drove from LA for bass? Yellowtail and sheep head were shown and big. never again! We only caught bass. In the entire boat, My friend was lucky to catch a sheep head. We also saw the poop...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Trip of a lifetime, saw lots of dolphins and a few whales. Took us to a spot and we were able to watch them feed for over an hour

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jmiller232
We are coming to CA for only a couple days late June (27th/28th). Optimally the best time for us to go on a whale watching trip would be later in the day 3:00 or after. Is this a good time of day to see whales or is it better earlier in the day?
7 June 2017|
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Response from Donna K | Property representative |
Hi yes we run a 5pm trip daily , that trip is discounted only $29 it's a great deal and we see a tremendous amount of marine life !
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jmiller232
Anyone know the best spot in CA to see whales in late June? My daughter loves whales but we will only be in the Los Angeles area a couple days. Any advice on which has the best chance of spotting whales San Diego, Newport Beach, Santa Monica? Thanks!
5 June 2017|
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Response from Frank R | Reviewed this property |
As with fishing whale watching is a hit and a miss dana wharf whale watching crew did their best to find us some whale, we saw dolphins and A fine whale June 6 2017
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Becky P
I purchased a groupon for two for a whale watching tour. I am unable to schedule our trip without paying the full price at checkout. How can I redeem my groupon and schedule a trip?
3 May 2017|
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Response from Donna K | Property representative |
Hi there is a link on your Groupon with directions or you can call us at dana wharf 949-496-5794 ext 7. Thanks so much
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