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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

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34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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US$36.00*
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Dana Point Sportfishing
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US$750.00*
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Sportfishing Private Charter in Dana Point
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34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Great day out a sea.... saw three whales and many dolphins. Lots of information provided and patient, helpful staff.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

There is no higher accolade than praise from a customer. Thank you for your rating. We will work to continue living up to that praise.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Had a great time on the Reel Fun fishing boat. Crew was great, weather was even better. Just a little too early in the year to catch a lot of fish. Will definitely go with this company again for a great fishing experience.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

There is no higher accolade than praise from a customer. Thank you for your rating. We will work to continue living up to that praise.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

I will definitely comeback, and do it again. It was a great experience for the whole family. I will definitely recommended.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for both your patronage and for posting such generous comments regarding our business. We work very hard to ensure that we please wonderful customers like you. Thank you for validating that we are accomplishing that goal.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

I had a great time on the boat. the water was beautiful, I feel like there should be a separate ticket line when you've already purchased so you're not waiting for everyone getting fishing license. also when it came to the tour we got more...More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for your favorable rating. We look forward to serving you again soon.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We were very lucky to have spotted three whales and one even breached three times! Saw seals and dolphins too! We took the 2:00 trip. You will learn interesting facts along the way. Fun time!

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for your favorable rating. We look forward to serving you again soon.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Trailed a small pod of 3 grey whales for about an hour. Saw two pods on dolphins; one stopped to interacted with whales. Left just as whales started interacting with dolphins ...disappointing but a good tour.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

There is no higher accolade than praise from a customer. Thank you for your rating. We will work to continue living up to that praise.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We had the best weather. We got to see dolphins and multiple whales. The boat was nice. Crew was helpful. The drone with pictures from above the whale was a huge bonus!

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

There is no higher accolade than praise from a customer. Thank you for your rating. We will work to continue living up to that praise.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We truly enjoyed the two hour trip with Dana Wharf Whale Watching. The crew was quite helpful and provide informative/interesting info for kids as well as adults.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for both your patronage and for posting such generous comments regarding our business. We work very hard to ensure that we please wonderful customers like you. Thank you for validating that we are accomplishing that goal.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We saw 2 whales and many common dolphins. This was a fun boat ride and my daughter loved the book that came with her ticket.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for both your patronage and for posting such generous comments regarding our business. We work very hard to ensure that we please wonderful customers like you. Thank you for validating that we are accomplishing that goal.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Would highly recommend. Went with my girlfriend and she had never seen a dolphin or a whale outside of the aquarium. We saw grey whales and multiple pods of dolphins so it was really neat. Also, the captain was super informative and well versed about...More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

There is no higher accolade than praise from a customer. Thank you for your rating. We will work to continue living up to that praise.

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condorchristi
16 December 2017|
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Response from TahmiJoh | 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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jmiller232
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
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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