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The Pilgrim

Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point, CA
+1 949-496-2274
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cool, but nothing spectacular.

Cool looking boat, but have seen many of these type before. Only open for tours on Sundays which... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Phoenix, Arizona

The Pilgrim is docked hear the Ocean Institute facilities in Dana Point. Tours of the sailing ship... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Riverside, California
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Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point, CA
+1 949-496-2274
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Cool looking boat, but have seen many of these type before. Only open for tours on Sundays which we weren't there on that day. You can still see all of it from the harbor. It is difficult to take pictures of it as it is...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

The Pilgrim is docked hear the Ocean Institute facilities in Dana Point. Tours of the sailing ship are offered by the institute. Volunteers provide thorough information on the ship.

1  Thank Chuck8700
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We visited The Pilgrim during the 2016 Tall Ships Festival. This is a festival I would highly recommend for the entire family. A great experience for all young, middle aged and older. Enjoy.

1  Thank Jeanniene
Reviewed 20 July 2017

She doesn't sail anymore, but if you have the chance to sign up and spend the night, a great adventure. I have spent the night with each of our 4 children 20 years ago, and now they have each stayed there many times with their...More

1  Thank Philip K
Reviewed 29 May 2017

First, I am spoiled. In San Diego, we have the Star of India and other boat tours so this didn't come close. Our guide was nice but we were never fully engaged with stories about the ship. It's a quick tour, mainly for children.

1  Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My family visited the Pilgrim, a replica of an old sailing ship. We were amazed how a large group of sailors could live, eat, sleep, etc. on a small ship like the Pilgrim. A very informative tour that I can recommend to visit with small...More

1  Thank Jacobus M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A great side trip just for photos, tours can be arrange to board and get a quick tour. Kids would love this.

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is a great ship see in person, worth the trip alone. The nice thing is, they offer tours at times where you can walk the decks and explore the cabins below decks. Nice, living history. There are sea journeys that kids at the local...More

Thank Marty S
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is a duplicate of the original tall ship from the 1800's. Ton of history. Author Richard Henry Dana wrote the book, "Two Years Before the Mast" which tells the story of his two years on board as a working crewman. 18 men sailed from...More

2  Thank bruce4magi
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A really fun and informative tour of the Pilgrim and Richard Henry Dana. Great for young and old alike, and read "Two Years Before the Mast" for an even better time.

2  Thank lcsOrangeCounty_Cq
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