Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.5  1,307 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
Points
Negative
Points
= Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Last 3 months 189 417 15 = 402 95% 4.5
Last 6 months 336 741 19 = 722 96% 4.5
Last 12 months 599 1,341 34 = 1,307 96% 4.5
All 4,615 9,592 341 = 9,251 95% 4.4
Ratings by Activity
(Each activity's ratings from the last 12 months)
Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour 642 98% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour 324 98% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Day and Twilight Fishing Trips 200 90% 4.2 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Catamaran Adventure Cruises 125 100% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour 16 100% 4.5
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises 0 0% 0.0
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event) 0 0% 0.0
Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Where From? Group Type? Sort Descending
Rating: 3
Very Crowded no enough help
Tue, Jun 17, 08   10:00 AM Sorcha1 Female 50-59 Local Family With Children
I have been taking these trips for several years and I do have to say that is was not one of my favorites. The boat was too crowded so crowded that people had no spots to fish and the deckhands had to make people move to allow others to fish. On many trips the captain has the people on the boat move around so everyone can fish in different parts of the boat this did not happen until two of us were overheard talking about it and then it was only one movement. Then one of the deckhands stood over the bait tank constantly chumming the water and hitting me in the head with fish! My son helped several people with their fish because he did not get down and help them with tangled lines and bringing in fish. I am careful what I bring on the boat because I know the rules, however there were people that brought coolers with beer in them and the people that were smoking was awful. It seemed like there were not enough deck hands to handle the numbers. I am not sure that I want to try this again anytime soon unless I go on a different day.
Rating: 5
Great time Fishing
Tue, Jun 17, 08   6:30 AM arie30asu Male 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
I had a great time fishing with Dana Wharf. The barracuda were hot. Between my father, nephew and me we caught five all at least 8lbs plus and those fish are pretty good fighters! I highly recommend.
Rating: 4
comfortable, saw available wild life
Mon, Jun 16, 08   5:00 PM georgianay Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
was not able to see whales
Rating: 5
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Mon, Jun 16, 08   10:00 AM dsherrod Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
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Rating: 4
Fathers day @ 5
Sun, Jun 15, 08   5:00 PM jaz442000 Female 30-39 Local Family With Children
We had a wonderful time. Loved the dolphins ....huge pod. Wish would have seen whales but had an overall great experience.
Rating: 5
Father's Day Outing
Sun, Jun 15, 08   10:00 AM MrsMWalsh Female 30-39 Local Family With Children
We participated in a half day outing. Our Zerve reservations were perfect. They checked us in quickly and easily at Dana Wharf. Once on the boat the crew was super helpful! My husband even won the jackpot and this was his first time fishing. The smell of the hamburgers from the galley were to die for! We had a great time!
Rating: 4
Fishing and Fun
Sat, Jun 14, 08   12:00 PM johnwmilton Male 50-59 Local Family With Children
It is not exactly deep sea fishing but still a lot of fun. We mostly fished in waters between 30-50 feet deep. Most of the fish caught were bottom feeders. Not a lot of keepers. It is a great way to spend quality time with your family with a minimum of work on your own part. The helpers on the boat were available to do most of the hard work. However, baiting the hook with a live sardine was a challenge. They did have pieces of squid which made it easier for the squeemish. A lot of standing up. Plus, the boat did not have a lot of room to walk around so you are pretty much stuck in one place. Overall it was a lot of fun and a great way to see the coast line of California.
Rating: 5
Had Fun
Tue, Jun 10, 08   10:00 AM MarkRico Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
From AZ. Had a great time eventhough I got skunked with my 11 year old daughter. Can't figure out why. I was using the same technique as everyone else. Person to left caught 2, person to the right caught 4. My daughter didn't fish much, she had fun playing with the live bait. They caught Barracuda like crazy and a couple of bass. We went on HALF PRICE Tuesday and the boat was organized chaos. About 45 fisherpeople on board. I WILL GO AGAIN but I'll bite the bullet for full price, maybe the boat will be HALF full.
Rating: 5
Great 9th Birthday Gift for my Son
Fri, Jun 6, 08   6:30 AM kwoodnymph Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Thanks to the cap'n and crew I actually did more gross things in one day than in my whole life - and made my son proud. By the end of the day I was putting on and taking off my own bait, and didn't even mind getting fish scales all over me! We had a great time and caught 7 barracuda! Everyone in the crew was extremely helpful and professional. I highly reccomend this as a fun family outing
Rating: 5
Fun Trip. Enjoyed by all.
Thu, May 29, 08   10:00 AM suncrestsl Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
The crew was very fiendly and helpfull with the children fishing. They made it a very positive experience.
Rating: 5
GREAT TIME!
Tue, May 27, 08   10:00 AM john12 Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
I took this trip with my two 9 year old girls who had a great time and caught fish as big as they are! The staff was very helpful. I look foreward to the next trip!
Rating: 5
A fun time for all.
Tue, May 27, 08   6:30 AM srfish429 Male 40-49 Local Family With Children
The 1/2 day trip was a lot of fun. It was my first time fishing on a boat and It was a lot easier than I thought it would be. The crew is there to help if you need it.
Rating: 5
Loved the dolphins as much as the crew
Sat, May 24, 08   1:00 PM SedDeSaber Female 40-49 Local Family With Children
We had a wonderful time on the OCean Adventure Catamaran. My teenaged daughters loved it and want to go back and bring a group of their friends. Captain Larry and the Naturalist, Morgan made the trip a great adventure. We saw thousands of dolphins and one whale. We'll be back!
Rating: 5
Fishing trip
Sat, May 24, 08   12:00 PM ErnieHarris Male 60-69 Local Family With Children
My three granddaughters really had a good time. They were also thrilled catching fish .
Rating: 2
expensive
Sat, May 17, 08   6:30 AM danwalsh Male 40-49 Local Family With Children
$39.00 Boat, $2.00 convenience fee to order on line, $12.00 rod, $13.00 day use license. Fishing spots yielded little fish.