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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

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Address: 34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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Whale Watching Adventures, Charters , Fishing and more from Dana Point

Whale Watching Adventures, Charters , Fishing and more from Dana Point

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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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Soon Much Fun! Awesome Adventure!

This is the second time I have gone in two months. It is wonderful. Easy to make reservations, super friendly staff and we saw whales! Momma and baby! So amazing! Lots of... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Laguna Niguel, California
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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the second time I have gone in two months. It is wonderful. Easy to make reservations, super friendly staff and we saw whales! Momma and baby! So amazing! Lots of Dolphins. I loved that on our way back into port, there was another whale and dolphin showing. The Captain stopped the boat so we could enjoy. It made... More 

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our whale watching tour was great! The staff was courteous and knowledgeable. My last trip was with Dana Wharf back in the 70's when I was a kid. It was great to revisit this experience!

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Munich
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We saw one whale very often and a lot of dolphins around the boat. Take part at Tuesday for half price :-) !

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved the whole process. Check in was simple, the naturalist on board was very knowledgeable. We saw thousands of dolphins and tracked a small whale who came right up by the boat. I thought the crew was very nice. I'm going again! Its chilly in January so wear warm clothes! If you get cold though - there is plenty... More 

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Salem, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great experience, would do it again. The captain really made an effort to make sure we saw marine life, a humpback whale and thousands of dolphin!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Too many pluses to list. Great trip for all ages. Comfortable, safe boat, knowledgeable, friendly crew. Excellent, easy service from start to finish. Saw whales, sea lions and dolphins. Excellent live narration from the super knowledgeable captain. They sure do know their waters and help you to see as much as possible. One thing - have some cash handy to... More 

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! What you think about our business is important to us. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to again providing you a top quality experience during your next visit. More 

Mesa, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw 5 whales and 50 to 100 dolphins. It was wonderful. The crew were very knowledgeable. One of the greatest days of my life.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

We are honored by the review you posted about your experience with us. While we are constantly told face to face how much customers enjoy our service, it takes a very special person to proclaim to the online world that they should check us out. You are one of those individuals and we are proud that you do business with... More 

Omaha
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw some grey whales and tons of dolphins. The crew was knowledgable and friendly. Great value and would do it again.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

I see that you visited our business last week. We appreciate your conveying thoughts with fellow consumers who hopefully might be our future satisfied customers as well. As you probably realize, consumer reviews are the number one determinant for influencing other consumers. Thanks and thanks again for your patronage More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice informative watch. Knowledgable and friendly crew on a great boat. We saw a couple whales and too many dolphins to count. Check for discounts. Girl I talked to wouldn't do a same day groupon but did not mention the 40% off Offer that I found.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! What you think about our business is important to us. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to again providing you a top quality experience during your next visit. More 

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

Wonderful time watching gray whale mom and her new baby!! Awesome!! The crew was excellent and informative !!!

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

We are honored by the review you posted about your experience with us. While we are constantly told face to face how much customers enjoy our service, it takes a very special person to proclaim to the online world that they should check us out. You are one of those individuals and we are proud that you do business with... More 

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