Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.5  1,319 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
Points
Negative
Points
= Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Last 3 months 186 403 12 = 391 95% 4.5
Last 6 months 370 810 20 = 790 97% 4.5
Last 12 months 598 1,350 31 = 1,319 97% 4.5
All 4,583 9,517 338 = 9,179 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 593 98% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour 321 98% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Day and Twilight Fishing Trips 222 91% 4.3 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Catamaran Adventure Cruises 158 100% 4.9 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour 25 100% 4.6
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event) 0 0% 0.0
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: 4
We did not get any fish, no one on the boat
Wed, Feb 10, 10   5:30 PM Malbran Male 30-39 Local Family With Children
The trip was ok but we did not get any catch...hopfully we are going to get somthing next time, the full crew was very frustrated becouse we didn to cath anything....I'll come back....thank you for the e-mail.
Rating: 4
Whale watching
Wed, Feb 10, 10   12:00 PM cmorton Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
We had a nice outing with a very a good company seeing sea lions and dolphins. Unfortunately, no whales. However, the company made it clear that we may or may not see whales before we purchased tickets. Even in the absence of whales it was a good trip.
Rating: 4
Enjoyable
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Feb 9, 10   10:00 AM jmotyka Male 30-39 International Tourist(s) Family With Children
Enjoyable. Did not see any whales, saw dolphins and sea lions. Got a "whale check" to come back for free. Too bad we live out of country, but will try to get back one day, since there is no expiry date on the whale checks.
Rating: 2
Twilight fishing DanaWharf
Mon, Feb 8, 10   5:30 PM brandon2372 Male 30-39 Local Group of Friends
Left the dock 30 minutes late. Returned 45 minutes early. Crew was lazy and unhelpful. Last stop to fish was just outside of harbor entrance, coincidently.
Rating: 2
No Squid
Sun, Feb 7, 10   5:30 PM antranvuong Male 30-39 Local Group of Friends
It was suppose to be squid frenzy but no squid to bring home.
Rating: 4
twilight squid fishing
Sun, Feb 7, 10   5:30 PM natureboy357 Male 30-39 Local Family With Children
Not for those with a weak stomach. I saw a lot more vomit than squid, and the small children suffered dearly with the cold and the sea sickness.
Rating: 3
recommand fishing equipment to bring.
Sat, Feb 6, 10   5:30 PM StevePan Male 50-59 Local Family With Children
If landing could provide recommanded outfit for the trip will be helpful.
Rating: 5
Tail End of Storm Yields Creepy Catch
Sat, Feb 6, 10   5:30 PM lurk1256 Male 50-59 Local Family With Children
It was pouring down rain on the drive down to the dock but we brought rain gear so no problem. The folks at the counter were very helpful processing our reservation and getting our rental gear. By the time we boarded the Clemente, the rain had stopped and the clouds were thinning out. The captain and crew were very considerate and helpful, explaining what to expect and even helping my teenage daughters rig up for giant squid. On the ride out, the 4 to 5 foot swells were pitching the boat pretty vigorously. Half a dozen people or so looked pretty green! Eleven squid up to 40 lbs. were boated, then we headed in as a moderate wind was threatening to turn nasty. The exiting storm revealed a crystal clear view of the coast accented with all the lights and framed by the stars from Newport all the way down past San Clemente. It was worth the money just for the gorgeous view. Unfortunately, the whole trip was marred by someone who stole my brother-in-laws' squid fillets! I guess someone who probably didn't catch anything felt like they needed to bring something back by stealing someone else's catch. I think someone was also stealing those large squid jigs on the way back as well...maybe the same? Watch your gear closely folks!
Rating: 4
no complaints
Thu, Feb 4, 10   5:30 PM anthonyk Male 20-29 Unspecified Unspecified
great crew -got a little hectic when people were reeling in all those giant squid though
Rating: 5
Recommended
Thu, Feb 4, 10   5:30 PM ruskeerm Male 20-29 Local Group of Friends
This was a great activity. Great Crew aboard the Reel Fun
Rating: 4
Squid kinda slow now
Thu, Feb 4, 10   5:30 PM jutila Male 50-59 Local Individual
The squid were not biting as hard as other years. I like the $25 price for the squid only boats. No screwing around with other fish. Just go get the squid and come home. I'll try again if the squid are still around.
Rating: 5
Twilight Giant Fishing Trip
Wed, Feb 3, 10   5:30 PM Hughpham Male 40-49 Local Individual
Went on the Twilight Giant Squid Fishing Trip aboard the Dana Pride. Wide open on the giant squids. The crew did a spectacular job assisting us with getting the squids onto the boat. Very friendly, hepful and efficient. I will definitley go back on this boat!
Rating: 4
Good Times on Dana Pride
Tue, Feb 2, 10   5:30 PM Hookey Male 30-39 Local Individual
Twilight Squid Fishing was a bit crowded but the crew did their best to service everyone.
Rating: 5
Mixed Blessing
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Feb 2, 10   10:00 AM N6NYKW6CMF Male 70+ Local Couple on a Date
I suffered food poisoning effects early Tuesday morning, Happily, my friend was OK. We both boarded the boat, but I spent all of the trip belowdecks. She thoroughly enjoyed the voyage, under the circumstances and I was impressed with the concern of the crew and the facilities which were available and needed. We had planned to take two trips, the 10 to 12 and the 12 to 2. However, I couldn't make the second trip. I was pleased to be granted a gift certificate which I will definitely use in the near future.
Rating: 5
Giant Humboldt Squid Bite Wide Open..........
Mon, Feb 1, 10   5:30 PM TaperSteve Male 20-29 Local Family With Children
Went 2-1-10 after hearing about it on FNN and the news Monday morning. You gotta go. Its the best $25 ive spent in a long time. Boat was full with 55 anxious anglers. Went out maybe a mile or 2. There were about 6-10 other boats all in the same area we went to. Captain said we are metering lots of squid, time to fish! Dropped my squid jig down, down, and down some more. "Where are they I thought?" as everyone lowered and lowered their jigs deeper and deeper into the water. Then about 2 minutes in, BAM! Then another one, and another. In less than 5 mins everyone on the boat was battling one of these monsters! Gaff! Gaff! Gaff! thats all I heard. As soon as they started biting they moved up to the surface. Right when you would drop the jig in the water, BAM! another one. Squid on! After about an hour of fishing and 3 Giant Squid later the captain announced, "Please dont drop anymore lines in the water". He was sure to ask if everyone caught what they wanted and that everyone caught atleast one squid. The captain explained that with so many anglers on board and so many squid being caught if we had fished any longer we would not get back to dock until after midnight. They have to clean all the squid before returning to the dock. It did end up taking longer for the crew to clean all the squid then it did to catch them. That though was a show all in its own. The unofficial count was around 375 for the boat. Im sure I coulda caught more but I was also helping my 9 year old daughter and my wife. All together we caught 7. Anyone who is even considering going has got to go while it last. The crew and captain were really nice and helpful as were the people in the shop. Hope I can go again later this week if theyre still biting.......... TaperSteve