Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.8  125 rating points
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Last 3 months 5 13 0 = 13 100% 4.8
Last 6 months 12 34 0 = 34 100% 4.9
Last 12 months 47 125 0 = 125 100% 4.8
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Catamaran Adventure Cruises

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Join us for an extraordinary whale watching experience aboard the OCean Adventure, an eco-friendly, state-of-the-art catamaran.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Sort Descending Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 4
Fun experience
Sat, Sep 24, 11   12:00 PM kcampmail Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
We saw two different types of dolphins and a blue whale. The captain was very knowledgeable and gave us great information about each type of animal that we encountered (habits, natural predators, size, diet, travel range, etc). The boat is very clean and the crew was friendly. Parking appeared to be plentiful and was free. We had a fun trip!
Rating: 5
Really fantastic 2 hours!
Fri, Sep 23, 11   2:00 PM kathyshannon Female 50-59 Local Other
The boat was great and the Captain seemed very nice. Michelle Anderson and her group made this an unforgettable journey. Dolphins stayed with us all day and we saw two blue whales. The only thing I would have wished is for the Captain to have been able to shut off the engine when we were so close to the whales. But, no complaints. I look forward to going again!
Rating: 5
Spiritual Celebration
Fri, Sep 23, 11   2:00 PM LeslieMurray Female 50-59 Local Other
I loved going with Michelle Anderson's group to celebrate the Equinox. Our trip was so beautiful and gentle and joy filled watching all the dolphins and whales. It was quite a gift! The captain was wonderful and sensitive to our group.
Rating: 5
Dolphin Dan was awesome!!
Fri, Sep 23, 11   2:00 PM Heather6 Female 40-49 Local Group of Friends
Great time out on the water.... Highly Recommend!!
Rating: 5
Wonderful experience...amazing whale sightings!
Sun, Sep 18, 11   12:00 PM mjurasek Female 30-39 Local Family With Children
We decided to try out this trip based on the high number of recent whale sightings and the good reveiws. We had an AWESOME time! The captian was wonderful and even took us out looking for a pod of Orca's that had recently been sighted. We were able to find them and saw them blow their spouts but they never resurfaced. That was ok though because we headed back in and were able to see the most wonderful Blue Whales. We sat for a long time and watched a pair of them surface, dive down and surface again. They were so close to the boat you could almost touch them! My son is visually impaired and can't see things at a distance but was so excited that he could see the whales. It was a really neat experience and something I would definitely recommend! We plan to go again :)
Rating: 5
Beautiful day on the water!
Thu, Sep 15, 11   2:00 PM nettebini Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
As a certified "whale geek," I've been on a lot of whale watching cruises with a variety of companies. My afternoon on the water with Dana Wharf Whale Watching definitely ranks near the top of all my experiences. The crew was helpful, informative and courteous. We learned about the area, the animals and more. The boat was fantastic. Clean, stable, well appointed. There was plenty of room for everyone to have a great view. Oh, and the view? We were treated to great looks at blue whales, common dolphins and California sea lions. Not to mention the beauty of the California coastline. We had a fantastic time. We'd recommend Dana Wharf Whale Watching to anyone looking for a good, safe wildlife viewing adventure. We'll definitely be back next time we're in Southern California!
Rating: 5
A great time to be had...
Wed, Sep 14, 11   12:00 PM snebh4 Female 50-59 Local Individual
I LOVED my whale watch adventure! The captain and staff were very knowledgeable and friendly! I HIGHLY recommend to anyone who wants to explore our Southern California coast wildlife, that they sign up for a cruise at Dana Wharf!
Rating: 4
Great fun
Fri, Sep 9, 11   2:00 PM Ianwhite Female 50-59 International Tourist(s) Family With Children
If you enjoy a short exhilerating boatride then this is for you. Dolphins are almost guaranteed which is fantastic anyway and to see whales would be the icing on the cake.
Rating: 5
Wonderful!
Mon, Sep 5, 11   2:00 PM Bolide031 Female 30-39 Local Other
My Dad and I enjoyed our whale watching trip. The staff was wonderful and full of knowledge.
Rating: 5
two thumbs up
Mon, Sep 5, 11   2:00 PM jessaarthur Female 30-39 Local Family With Children
Great time amazing boat crew. A must do