Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.5  1,341 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
Points
Negative
Points
= Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Last 3 months 94 207 9 = 198 97% 4.5
Last 6 months 284 620 21 = 599 96% 4.5
Last 12 months 620 1,378 37 = 1,341 96% 4.5
All 4,680 9,733 347 = 9,386 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 727 98% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour 317 98% 4.5 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Day and Twilight Fishing Trips 200 89% 4.2 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Catamaran Adventure Cruises 94 100% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour 3 100% 5.0
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises 0 0% 0.0
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event) 0 0% 0.0
Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Sort Descending Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Enjoyable, Affordable Afternoon on the Water
Mon, Jan 9, 12   12:00 PM RobertZabel Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
My wife and I are spending most of the winter in this area rather than in Kansas City. My cousin and his wife visited us and wanted to see the whales. We found the Dana Point site online and decided it sounded better than the site downtown. We had gone to Catalina before from Dana Point. We enjoyed the trip very much. Got to see Bottle-nosed Dolphins, at least one Gray Whale (on several occasions) and another species of dolphin (can't remember the name) that looked white. Everyone in our group thought the trip was well worth the fee, and we all would do it again.
Rating: 5
A very pleasant experience
Mon, Jan 9, 12   12:00 PM KathyEdwards Female 60-69 Local Family Without Children
We thoroughly enjoyed the whale watching experience. Of course, it helped that we were able to follow a grey whale for about 1/2 an hour, and observed a school of 60 or more dolphins, finalized by viewing a small group of a larger species of dolpins. The captain of the boat shared knowledge regarding the different sea creatures we observed, which enhanced the experience. All in all, I would reccommend it and would do it again.
Rating: 4
Great outing for the day
Sat, Jan 7, 12   2:00 PM Happylover Male 60-69 Local Couple on a Date
Enjoyed the information given about whales and dolphins on the way back to port.
Rating: 5
Killer Whales
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Jan 3, 12   2:00 PM nfred1950 Male 60-69 Local Family Without Children
Our first whale watching trip and boy did we get lucky. A rare appearance this far south was a family of Orca whales.
Rating: 5
Super Experience!
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Jan 3, 12   2:00 PM conniehoagla Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
Our captain did a great job of navigating so that we could view the sea mammals. We saw one grey whale, some dolphins, seals, and numerous orcas, which he said were a rare sight in southern California waters. All in all, it was the best whale cruise we have ever experienced The orcas were a bonus. We would have had an excellent experience if we had not seen them. I would highly recommend them to anyone. The Tuesday 1/2 price was great too.
Rating: 5
Totally AWESOME!!!!
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Jan 3, 12   2:00 PM MMMaldonado Female 60-69 Local Family With Children
We were very fortunate to go out on a warm, beautiful January afternoon. We experienced a pod of killer whales, at one point we were surrounded by them!!! You can say "we hit a jackpot"!!! Our grandchildern will have these memories for a lifetime!!!
Rating: 5
Once in a life time trip Jan 3, 2012
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Jan 3, 12   12:00 PM TDPfost Female 60-69 Local Family Without Children
The crew was fantastic, informative, professional, experienced, zealous of what they do. They managed the trip exceptionally. We were fortunate to track a whale for an hour, see sea lions, blue shark and best of all, the Dana Point sighting of the Orcas. The crew did a great job in making this a better experience than I ever imagined.
Rating: 5
OMG - Orcas
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Jan 3, 12   12:00 PM tpwest Female 60-69 Local Group of Friends
My two friends from Texas and I had the privilege and honor to be on the Dana Wharf whale watching trip that got to experience the pod of Orcas off the coast of Dana Point on January 3, 2012. It is definitely an event that goes in all of our Top Ten Most Exciting Events of our lives. The Captain and staff were outstanding. I wish future watchers the luck that we had to be part of a rare event such as this.
Rating: 5
Great trip, 2 very cooperative gray whales.
Mon, Jan 2, 12   12:00 PM mikejames71 Male 60-69 Local Family Without Children
We spotted a gray whale on the surface just as we were leaving the harbor, then locked on two two grays who were on the surface off the bow for more than an hour. Great views of flukes. When the dolphins came to play, one of the whales surfaced and rolled over. Really a great show.
Rating: 4
dedicated crew
Sat, Dec 31, 11   2:00 PM Foglesong Male 60-69 Local Family With Children
The crew was very dedicated to find whales and knowledgable. The vessel was in very good repair.
Rating: 5
Wonderful experience
Fri, Dec 30, 11   12:00 PM Michaelpill Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Good equipment., knowlegable personel, good weathe, calm ocean. . Highly recommended for the whole family
Rating: 4
Whale Watching
Wed, Dec 28, 11   2:00 PM sanders2426 Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
We saw one grey whale and tons of dolphins.
Rating: 5
enjoyed it very much.will go again in the future.
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Dec 27, 11   2:00 PM jbcarmody Male 60-69 Local Family With Children
great time.
Rating: 4
Capt was great
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Dec 27, 11   10:00 AM sdfoghorn Male 60-69 Local Family With Children
Capt did a good job of finding a whale for us to view. He explained the whale migration pattern and its surfacing technique
Rating: 4
not many fish
Sun, Dec 4, 11   10:00 AM davidwill Male 60-69 Local Family With Children
zerve worked well