Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.6  1,182 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
Points
Negative
Points
= Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Last 3 months 206 465 10 = 455 97% 4.5
Last 6 months 299 677 13 = 664 97% 4.6
Last 12 months 526 1,214 32 = 1,182 96% 4.6
All 4,345 8,999 323 = 8,676 95% 4.4
Ratings by Activity
(Each activity's ratings from the last 12 months)
Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Whale Watching in Gray Whale Season 359 97% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale Watch 334 99% 4.7 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Catamaran Adventure Cruises 289 100% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Day and Twilight Fishing Trips 156 85% 4.1 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour 40 100% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event) 4 100% 4.5 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises 0 0% 0.0
Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Sort Descending Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Had a great time, friendly group
Thu, Sep 29, 11   2:00 PM jitters2 Female 70+ Local Individual
Captain was friendly, knowledgable, and knew right where to take us to get the best view of the whale(s). Had several sitings, one pretty close up. Then seeing all the dolphins was at treat. Smaller group, which gives more opportunity to take pics and interact. Thoroghly recommend this trip.
Rating: 4
Worth it!
Tue, Sep 27, 11   5:00 PM Chaivs Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
Our first time whaling watching and we had a lot of fun. The captain was informative and fun and we saw lots of whales, even dolphins who put on a small show for us. If nothing else, it was nice being out in the ocean at sunset (we were on the 5-7 trip)... not bad for half off!
Rating: 5
Love Whale watching
Tue, Sep 27, 11   2:00 PM beadcrazy1 Female 40-49 Local Individual
I always enjoy going out as you never know what you are going to see when you are out there, I recently saw my first Risso dolphins and got a great shot of the Bottle Nose Dolphins riding the boat wake
Rating: 4
Lot so dolphins - no whales
Tue, Sep 27, 11   12:00 PM mause4 Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
It was very nice. I would have loved to see a whale and was disappointed that we didn't. The dolphins were out in full force.
Rating: 5
A great deal for a wonderful experience!
Tue, Sep 27, 11   12:00 PM tirzah78 Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
We all loved watching the beautiful & playful dolphins. It was a fun & memorable experience for a family on a budget!
Rating: 5
Great trip
Sun, Sep 25, 11   12:00 PM Debn99 Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
We saw a whale. We followed it for about 3 dives. We also saw california black and white dolphins as well as the normal dolphin. The captain was very knowledgable and was enjoyable. The only down side was the know it all next to me that would not shut up and let me enjoy the ocean.
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
Fantastic fishing and nature experiense
Sat, Sep 24, 11   6:30 AM MarieAsker Female 50-59 International Tourist(s) Individual
Had an magnificient early morning trip. Went out with Dana Wharf sportsfishing & Whale watching last summer also, so I knew that it would be good . Catching squid was real fun and exiting as I've never done that before, they tasted really good also. The crew members are very nice & helpfull. It's also a great way to see wildlife at sea & you are really in it, even to see land from the water is amazing. As fishing is one of my great hobbies I wanted to do it even if I this year was on my own & I had no problems at all taking part of this trip as a lonely female & it felt as we all were a group of freinds out fishing. I highly recomend this activity.
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 with great whale sightings.
Tue, Sep 20, 11   2:00 PM barnor Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Our grandchildren (age 10 and 12) enjoyed seeing the dolphins swimming along the boat and leaping out of the water, and we were all thrilled with the sightings of three blue whales. The captain did a great job of maneuvering the boat to maximize our view of the whales as they displayed their tails just prior to their deep dives. The boat was not crowded and we had plenty of room to move about from one end/side of the boat to the other. The trip was definitely well worth the money and we will go again when in the area!
Rating: 5
Wonderful experience from start to finish!
Tue, Sep 20, 11   12:00 PM SMHatch Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
The crew and captain were polite and professional and the whales were amazing!! Understanding that the captain cannot produce the whales, what he can do is maneuver the boat so that everyone on board gets an excellent view of the animal without getting too close and disturbing the creatures!!! It was wonderful. We saw 11 blue whales and three HUGE pods of dolphins. Everyone on board was knowledgeable and friendly. And the boat was large enough that even this prone to seasickness passenger had a great time.
Rating: 4
Nice but could have been awesome.
Mon, Sep 19, 11   5:00 PM KarenModeski Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Yes, we saw whales, but only when the boat turned on its own or the whale popped up beside the boat. The boat is not big enough for all to be on the bow so many of us were on its side. The captain was so worried about taking photos himself that he would constantly turn the boat to face the whales. This left some of us behind the crowd, unable to see anything. Thank goodness whales are unpredictable and they showed up out to the side once in awhile or we wouldn't have seen much at all. No tip for that cappy!
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 :)