Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.5  1,330 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
Points
Negative
Points
= Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Last 3 months 136 285 14 = 271 94% 4.4
Last 6 months 304 663 18 = 645 97% 4.5
Last 12 months 614 1,364 34 = 1,330 97% 4.5
All 4,663 9,692 344 = 9,348 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 703 98% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour 318 98% 4.5 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Day and Twilight Fishing Trips 204 90% 4.3 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Catamaran Adventure Cruises 94 100% 4.8
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour 11 100% 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 Sort Descending Gender Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 4
Fishing time cut short.
Sun, Oct 13, 13   12:45 PM tahitinui Male 40-49 Local Family With Children
Apparently, being a Sunday afternoon, the captain decided to pack it up early (one hour) and head out to sea to view some mythical blue whale that was reported being spotted but never seen by us, and some dolphins. During this time, the crew was washing the deck to save time so they wouldn't have to do it back at the dock. Hmm. Sounds fishy to me. That was a good hour of fishing time.
Rating: 5
Fantastic
Sat, Feb 4, 12   10:00 AM TAFFY52 Male 50-59 International Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Was a glorious sunny day, all the crew were very helpful and the boat was able to supply plenty of food and drink for us weary fishermen.Good day was had by all
Rating: 3
Not that impressive
Sat, Mar 14, 09   10:00 AM TaeSeokKim Male 30-39 Local Couple on a Date
Stayed most of time on one spot; watching same whale over one hour!
Rating: 5
Best south county fishing!
Fri, Mar 1, 13   10:00 AM Tacklebox Male 20-29 Local Individual
Dana wharf is one of the best places to fish in my opinion. They put you on the fish and help you out with gear, rigging, info and great food. There burgers are second to none. The crew is always polite and friendly and always willing to help. I will be coming back again and again.
Rating: 5
Nice Boat , good size (not to big ) great crew
Catamaran Adventure Cruises
Mon, Oct 29, 12   4:00 PM tablerock Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
Lots of Dolphins ,,,, sea lions ...
Rating: 5
Wonderful Catamaran Adventure!
Catamaran Adventure Cruises
Fri, Aug 26, 11   12:00 PM Tabbbey73 Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
The guide and crew of the catamaran were great and within about 20 minutes of the trip two Blue whales were spotted along with hundreds of Common dolphins. Our guide was very knowledgable giving us information about the blue whales and the Common dolphins. This was truly a wonderful experience and I would reccomend this two hour trip to anyone who enjoys the outdoors.
Rating: 3
Nice to out on a boat
Catamaran Adventure Cruises
Fri, May 30, 08   1:00 PM t4sha07 Female 30-39 International Tourist(s) Group of Friends
All in all it was a good trip but due to the lack of wildlife it made the trip a little dull. Fortunately the weather was good so it was just nice to look out at the sea and back at the shoreline. I would recommend to a friend.
Rating: 5
Great trip
Tue, Aug 24, 10   5:00 PM szymon Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Wonderful whale and dolphin sightings. Great crew that worked overtime to show us all the wildlife. Highly recommended!
Rating: 5
Amazing whales!
Catamaran Adventure Cruises
Mon, Aug 20, 12   12:00 PM Syturner1 Female 60-69 Combination Group of Friends
The boat ride was so delightful, we would have been happy without even seeing whales. But wow did we ever see whales! Up close and personal as they circled the boat and performed in front of us. The guide was terrific and enthusiastic about finding whales. The entire boat cheered him. We will definitely go again!
Rating: 3
Not Very Impressed
Sat, Mar 12, 11   1:00 PM syryn7 Female 30-39 Local Family With Children
Saw a few dolphin in the beginning of the tour, other than that we were just taken aimlessly for over an hour around in hopes of catching a whale sighting. Not offered the guarentee of getting a 2nd ride free if no whale sighting. Animals are unpredictable but it seems it would be a better idea for this company to be constantly monitoring so when a tour goes out they head to where "the action is" instead of randomly driving around. (The tour who was right before us had 3 sightings so it's a wonder why we didn't just go straight towards that area).
Rating: 4
Pricey
Tue, Oct 30, 07   10:00 AM Sylsib Female 70+ Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Thought it was costly since there were very few fish caught. Should have gone to a few more spots.
Rating: 3
No whales sighted on the "whale watching tour"
Sun, Apr 11, 10   12:00 PM syedasad Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
We were pretty disappointed with not seeing any whales or any fish/mammal for that part. Towards the last 15 mins of the 2 hour cruise; we did see some dolphins. The crew informed us that dolphins are part of the whale family; so no reimbursements or credits for future tours. Crew was very nice and friendly, but overall trip was disappointment.
Rating: 2
Whale watch tour
Sun, Mar 22, 09   10:00 AM sydedwards Male 40-49 Local Family With Children
The 10-12pm Whale watch tour on Sunday, March 22 should have been canceled due to stormy weather and we should have gotten our money back. We saw no whales and the boat ride was very turbulent causing sea sickness. Upon realizing this the Dana Point whale watch tour canceled the remaining tours for the day. Not satisfactory.
Rating: 4
That was exactly fun.
Tue, Aug 7, 12   10:00 AM syamaguchi Male 40-49 International Tourist(s) Family With Children
We enjoyed the whale watching and it was very close to whale than expected. So it was very exiting and fun. Actually this entertainment seems much depend on how long we can watch whale and dolphin, and on weather so we were quite lucky.
Rating: 4
Beautiful Sunset
Sat, Apr 17, 10   4:00 PM Sworthan Female 30-39 Local Family With Children
We didn't see anything which they said was rare. We did get tickets to come back and try again. It was a beautiful ride out to sea looking at the sunset. My son (7) found the Sea Lions and birds very exciting. He became a little bored toward the end of the cruise but all in all he loved it and said he wanted to go again. I am hoping to go earlier in the migration period next time so we can see some whales and dolphins. The crew was so nice and very helpful. I am looking forward to my next trip.