Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.5  1,310 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
Points
Negative
Points
= Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Last 3 months 147 315 14 = 301 94% 4.4
Last 6 months 300 649 21 = 628 96% 4.5
Last 12 months 605 1,344 34 = 1,310 97% 4.5
All 4,651 9,666 344 = 9,322 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 682 98% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour 316 98% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Day and Twilight Fishing Trips 204 90% 4.2 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Catamaran Adventure Cruises 94 100% 4.8
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour 14 100% 4.7
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 Sort Descending Reviewer Gender Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Great summer deal for the Twilight trip!
Wed, Aug 3, 11   5:30 PM vagabond52 Male 30-39 Local Other
Everything was as advertised and very easy to get our tickets and board the boat. Even though the fishing was poor, they told us before hand and what was catching the most fish under the current conditions. Following there advice we still caught one fish and had a great time regardless. We plan on definitely going back before the $25 twilight special is over!
Rating: 5
Better value than the movies
Wed, Aug 3, 11   5:30 PM kemmerm Male 50-59 Local Family With Children
So for 5 hours you can be out on the water, eating a burger and having a good time. maybe even catch some fish for dinner. You can even go to the movies for that kind of price.
Rating: 5
We saw whales
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour
Wed, Aug 3, 11   5:00 PM spenser1 Male 60-69 Local Family Without Children
The captain did find whales and stayed on them/it. Unfortunately the whales kept diving and staying under for 10 minutes at a time. We did get fairly close to the whale. Which was difficult for the captain as the whale only took up to 5 breaths before diving down again.
Rating: 4
Fish not biting but a nice morning on the water
Wed, Aug 3, 11   6:30 AM lennoxes Male 50-59 Local Family With Children
The ocean dropped 10-degrees in a week, so the fish weren't biting, but we had a nice day. One crew member, who seemed to be new, was not at all customer oriented. The captain took him aside at the start of the trip, but to no effect... Otherwise a nice time. My 12-year old son can't wait to go again!
Rating: 5
Admiral! There be whales here!
Tue, Aug 2, 11   5:00 PM capclaycrash Male 50-59 Local Family Without Children
We saw about 3 blue whales over and over again. It was great fun. The captain and crew did as much as they could to ensure we all had the opportunity to see the whales.
Rating: 3
Experience varies by day
Tue, Aug 2, 11   5:00 PM myav13 Male 40-49 Local Couple on a Date
Since the whales come and go as they please, you may see many, few, or no whales at all. We were lucky enough to see a handful of blue whales, and that was good enough for us, but of course we wish we could have seen more, including dolphins which others on the boat said they had seen before. You're out on the water for around two hours, and the vast majority of that time is spent waiting, with brief periods of seeing whales, but it is pretty exciting during that time.
Rating: 5
Very fun trip!
Tue, Aug 2, 11   5:00 PM Snikonchuk Female 30-39 Local Family With Children
I took my two boys, who are 10 and 3, and my parents on the whale watching trip. The crew was very knowledgeable and nice. We should have been on the boat for 2 hours but it turned into 2 and a half hours because we kept seeing more whales! The captain didn't want us to miss one! The boat was clean and nice. There wasn't a lot of seating of course but if you feel you need to sit for the entire ride I would suggest getting in line about a half hour before your boat is to leave.
Rating: 5
Spectaular
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises
Tue, Aug 2, 11   2:00 PM Benattard Female 60-69 Local Couple on a Date
2nd. yr. on this cruise, & My husband & I love it. The crew is great. Nest time we do it with the family. Love it.
Rating: 5
Wonderful Excursion
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises
Tue, Aug 2, 11   12:00 PM ethanator Female 50-59 Local Family With Children
We took the family, 3 adult children and our 6 year-old grandson, on the Whale Watching trip out of Dana Point and all of us were thrilled with the experience. The crew was great and, best of all, we saw 3 whales and lots of dolphins. One of the highlights of our vacation!!
Rating: 5
A wonderful time and lots of Whales
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises
Tue, Aug 2, 11   12:00 PM BevGrandia Female 60-69 Local Family With Children
I've lived in the Inland Empire all of my life and I've never been Whale Watching. I took my grown daughter and her three sons (my grandsons), ages 3 1/2 months to 14 years. We all had a blast. We all learned a lot about the Whales from the Captain and his helper. The boys didn't know if they would like it or not, they didn't, they loved it. The day we went out was a bit windy and the boat was rocking some. The baby has never felt his stomach feel that way and was laughing so much I had to take a video of it. The Captain went out of his way to find Whales, Dolphins and Sea Lions for all of us. He wanted to make sure we had a memorial time and we did. Everyone from check in to leaving was wonderful. I wasn't sure how the staff would react to an infant and a stroller, but they couldn't have been nicer or more helpful. Thank You All. B.Grandia
Rating: 4
good trip - highly recommend
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises
Tue, Aug 2, 11   12:00 PM pearsonc333 Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Saw 5 whales, dolphins, and sea lions. I thought the crew did a nice job. We did "2 for Tuesdays" - a great deal. would go again.
Rating: 5
we saw whales!
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises
Tue, Aug 2, 11   10:00 AM aprilrector Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
We had a great time. Altogether we saw 3-4 blue whales. The captain went out of his way to find whales for us, and it's nice that they can network with other boats to find out where they are. The crew was informational and gave us many facts about blue whales too. We went on our tour beginning of August. I hear mid-July is a good time to start looking for whales.
Rating: 5
Great time had by all
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour
Mon, Aug 1, 11   5:00 PM jeanm1025 Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
The trip was everything that was promised! Dolphins and Blue Whales all over the place. The crew was polite and very knowledgeable.
Rating: 4
We had a great time!
Mon, Aug 1, 11   12:00 PM lfinley81 Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
The crew was nice, not many fish were caught however we had a great time. We would do it again.
Rating: 3
More smoke than bites.
Sun, Jul 31, 11   5:30 PM michaelseitz Male 60-69 Local Family With Children
I generally do not get seasick, but a constant gail of cigarette and cigar smoke took care of that. With a crowd of people in pretty tight quarters, there should be no smoking allowed. I think it will be a long time before I go out again.