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Rating: 4.6  512 rating points
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Last 6 months 182 406 4 = 402 98% 4.5
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Rating and reviews for:

Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour

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Majestic whales, playful dolphins, and other wildlife make this narrated cruise an exciting and awe-inspiring trip.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Sort Descending Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 4
good service left on time
Fri, Feb 3, 12   12:00 PM picudin Male 40-49 Local Family With Children
it was a good experience the staff as well as the captain were very nice and helpful.i really recomend it to anyone who might be interested in whale watching
Rating: 5
Definitely worth it!
Sun, Jan 29, 12   2:00 PM ramoomar816 Male 20-29 Local Couple on a Date
I decided to surprise my girlfriend by taking her here because her favorite animal are dolphins. Even though we didn't happen to see any whales on this specific trip there were dolphins galore! Personally I had never seen so many of them and they swim right up to the ship so they are easy to see! We definitely had a great time! Crew and everyone were very nice and knowledgable as well. Worth it.
Rating: 1
In 4 words: avoid like the plague
Sat, Jan 21, 12   10:00 AM mvillablanca Male 40-49 Local Other
This was basically a boat ride close to the coast. Not even a remote sight of a whale took place. End of January is supposed to be a good time for watching whales but no cigar. I saw a lot of dolphins though but the ride is for watching whales, not dolphins. The company tried to make up for the lack of whales by offering a a 50% coupon on the next ride. LOL. Do they really think people are that stupid?
Rating: 3
Sick
Mon, Jan 16, 12   12:00 PM sobczak Male 60-69 Unspecified Unspecified
Sorry but We both came down with the Flu and could not make it. We are sure going to try again when We feel better.
Rating: 5
Try it. You will love it.
Sat, Jan 14, 12   2:00 PM sandc2 Male 70+ Local Family Without Children
In addition to the beauty of the ocean and the ocean mammals, the captain and his commentary were impressive and entertaining. His knowledge of the mammals and the sea is extraordinary. Our little group highly recommends this experience and Dana Wharf Whale Watching.
Rating: 4
Great trip, crew really knew what they were doing
Fri, Jan 13, 12   2:00 PM MRHoffman Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
The crew tried very hard to find whales and did find one. However they found 50 dolphins that wanted to run with the boat. Very cool.
Rating: 5
Enjoyable, Affordable Afternoon on the Water
Mon, Jan 9, 12   12:00 PM RobertZabel Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
My wife and I are spending most of the winter in this area rather than in Kansas City. My cousin and his wife visited us and wanted to see the whales. We found the Dana Point site online and decided it sounded better than the site downtown. We had gone to Catalina before from Dana Point. We enjoyed the trip very much. Got to see Bottle-nosed Dolphins, at least one Gray Whale (on several occasions) and another species of dolphin (can't remember the name) that looked white. Everyone in our group thought the trip was well worth the fee, and we all would do it again.
Rating: 4
Overall, it was fun
Sun, Jan 8, 12   10:00 AM sscott94 Male 30-39 Local Family With Children
We didn't see any whales due to the dense fog. Better to go later in the day I guess. Still, the crew took us into a pod of dolphins which was fun to see.
Rating: 4
Great outing for the day
Sat, Jan 7, 12   2:00 PM Happylover Male 60-69 Local Couple on a Date
Enjoyed the information given about whales and dolphins on the way back to port.
Rating: 4
Whales ok, dolphins great
Wed, Jan 4, 12   2:00 PM gregduffner Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
We went for the whales. We saw whales, but we weren't lucky enought to see a big breach or a tail. But the dolphins were fantastic. We saw hundreds of dolphins. They were swimming along with our boat, surfing in front of the bow. That and the many dolphin breaches was the best part of the trip.