Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.6  1,176 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
Points
Negative
Points
= Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Last 3 months 203 462 10 = 452 97% 4.6
Last 6 months 295 671 13 = 658 97% 4.6
Last 12 months 522 1,208 32 = 1,176 96% 4.6
All 4,341 8,993 323 = 8,670 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 331 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 153 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 Sort Descending Reviewer Gender Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Beautiful expirience had fun watching whales
Sat, Apr 19  10:00 AM Tonya12345 Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
My children and I went whale watching for the first time. Very happy got to see a whale mom with a baby, my children loved it. Made great memories and would love to go again in the future
Rating: 5
Great trip
Wed, Apr 16  10:00 AM twitherell1 Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
We saw hundreds of dophins and even 2 gray whale.
Rating: 5
Fun and Informative!
Tue, Apr 15  12:00 PM carolance Female 70+ Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
We had a wonderful time on our tour. We saw one whale and many dolphin. The tour guides were very informative and friendly. We'll do it again and again.
Rating: 5
Fun!
Tue, Apr 15  12:00 PM tcarter22 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
This ride was well worth it. I would have been satisfied even if I had paid full price. The boat staff was very friendly. The knowledge of the captain was impressive. VERY informative. This would be great for older children who are simply interested in learning more about sea life. The dolphins stole the show!!! It was a wonderful experience! Must do it again soon!
Rating: 4
Good crew
Tue, Apr 15  12:00 PM smerritt39 Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
The captain was very knowledgeable. Took time to be sure we saw whales.
Rating: 5
Lots of dolphins!
Tue, Apr 15  10:00 AM GalvanFamily Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
This was a fun way to spend our morning. Although no whales were seen on our adventure, we did get to see a large grouping of dolphins up close. And of course sea lions. A little disappointed about no whales but we understand that sometimes that happens. Still it was very fun and do recommend this trip.
Rating: 5
Great Whale Watching Tour
Mon, Apr 14  2:30 PM Kristine127 Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
The staff was courteous and full of information. Knowledgeable about the sea life around the Dana Point and San Clemente area. We spotted five Gray Whales on the tour and enjoyed the tour very much.
Rating: 5
Beautiful
Fri, Apr 11  2:30 PM DaynaKinkade Female 50-59 Local Other
I took my elderly parents out and we had a great experience with dolphins and saw whales. Just the view of the coastline from the water was appreciated by my 90+ year old step-dad from Iowa. Thanks,
Rating: 2
Disappointed
Fri, Apr 11  12:00 PM donnatruong Female 40-49 Local Family With Children
Mt family can't wait to go on the boat to watch whale but we disappointed that we didn't see any whale , my little son was so sad that he didn't see any whale :) it was not that we were thinking
Rating: 5
Really enjoyed seeing the trip
Wed, Apr 9  12:00 PM DAVIDA892 Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
We followed a whale for awhile then was in the middle of about 700 Dolphins it was awesome!
Rating: 4
A wonderful experience!
Wed, Apr 9  10:00 AM riozwart Female 40-49 International Tourist(s) Family With Children
We were very lucky to cone into a large pod of Dolphins, despite heading out in fog. We were totally surrounded by hundreds of swimming jumping dolphins - truly an experience of a lifetime. The boat was immaculate. Overall great, but I did find the one staff member was rather curt for no reason. He no longer seemed to be enjoying his job. Overall it was more than we hoped for.
Rating: 5
great!
Tue, Apr 8  4:30 PM christhiel Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Was a lovely trip with our kids. Would go again for sure.
Rating: 5
Fun
Tue, Apr 8  2:30 PM noelle80 Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
This was our second time visiting the Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching. It is a family favorite. We saw lots of whales this trip and lots of dolphins on the last trip. We always enjoy being out on the boat as well. The prices are so reasonable and the schedule is very accommodating. We love this excursion. Thank you!
Rating: 5
there she blows
Tue, Apr 8  2:30 PM jackb3 Female 50-59 Unspecified Other
took a 2 hour whale watch in mid afternoon. was not too crowded, great day! saw a gray whale with pup, a second gray whale, a number of sea lions out in the ocean and some fin whales! One of the fin whales liked us and played around the boat for some time giving us all a thrill! only suggestion i would make is for them to improve their audio, most of the time we could not hear what they were saying,,,, but that didn't impact what we saw!!
Rating: 5
OceanAdventure
Tue, Apr 8  12:00 PM Sestra36 Female 40-49 Unspecified Unspecified
We saw scores of dolphins as well as SeaLions and a gray whale with her calf. Amazing! Take a coat, though...cold out on the water in the wind.