Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.6  1,179 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
Points
Negative
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= Overall
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Last 3 months 205 465 10 = 455 97% 4.6
Last 6 months 297 674 13 = 661 97% 4.6
Last 12 months 524 1,211 32 = 1,179 96% 4.6
All 4,343 8,996 323 = 8,673 95% 4.4
Ratings by Activity
(Each activity's ratings from the last 12 months)
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Rating
% Positive Average
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Whale Watching in Gray Whale Season 359 97% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale Watch 334 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 Reviewer Gender Age Where From? Group Type? Sort Descending
Rating: 5
The Crew on the ship was awesome.
Sun, Jan 6, 13   12:45 PM fsavinda Male 40-49 Local Group of Friends
We did not catch a ton keeper fish, but we had a great time nevertheless, it was so much fun. I would recomend.
Rating: 5
Professional captain and crew
Fri, Dec 28, 12   10:00 AM flp542 Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Excellent trip, Super lively bait, crew were on the spot helpful. Brought a friend from New Jersey we had a blast!!!
Rating: 5
No fish, but good bites.
Sun, Dec 23, 12   6:30 AM ANNA92688 Female Under 20 Local Group of Friends
We had no keepers this time, we caught a few small fish and that's it. The crew were nice. We were hoping to catch more fish and keeper fish. We used live squid bait, but it didn't work for us. I wish they had that and the usual live little fish. I love fishing anyways, but this is too expensive for my pocket. I'd do it again, but only once or twice every year. We saw many pods of dolphins and even a baby one. Being on a boat is nice, but costs too much. We like to go to the San Clemente pier, because we only have to pay for parking and bait. For this activity we have to pay for the ticket, a day license, pole rentals(since ours are not the best), not to mention the optional jackpot, tips, and fish cleaning by the crew. We love it, but it's better just to go to the pier or do what some crazy people do, which is fishing on a kayak, which then it would be cheaper to buy a year fishing license. Try the boat thing, maybe you'll be more lucky than us and catch the big ones!
Rating: 5
excellent trip
Thu, Dec 6, 12   2:00 PM uvstgal Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
This was an excellent way to spend a few hours. There is not a guarantee that you will actually see whales on the day you go. We did get to see 2 fin whales and literally 100's of dolphins on the day we went out. The crew tries to make sure you will see something on your excursion and our crew were friendly and very helpful. will probably do this again if we are in the area again.
Rating: 5
Great trip!
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises
Tue, Nov 6, 12   11:00 AM Weilemann Male 30-39 International Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Especially the dolphins were an outstanding experience :-)
Rating: 5
perfect afternoon boat ride
Sun, Nov 4, 12   2:00 PM Kikosecor Female 20-29 Local Group of Friends
The captain is so knowledgeable and is very well connected amongst boaters in the area - so he was able to listen to the radio to find out exactly where the dolphins and whales were located so that we could go see them. He found a pod of 1800 common dolphins, and it was so breathtaking! Would definitely do this tour again.
Rating: 5
Nice Boat , good size (not to big ) great crew
Mon, Oct 29, 12   4:00 PM tablerock Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
Lots of Dolphins ,,,, sea lions ...
Rating: 4
Great view of the sea with a good team on board
Tue, Oct 23, 12   4:00 PM tsauser Female 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
We have a nice view of the sea with unfortunately we have not see any whales and dolphins but we had a nice sunset and we have very appreciated that the money guarantee attidude and the fact you give us back the tickets for another time. Thanks a lot and have a very nice Day Kind Regards,
Rating: 4
Good value if you bring children 14 and under
Sun, Oct 14, 12   12:45 PM fcline Male 50-59 Local Group of Friends
We didn't catch much in the way of fish (about 3 ounces of rock cod filet after the fish was cleaned!) but it was a fun day nonetheless. The entire haul for the boat was skimpy as well. Bass, Sheephead, Rock Cod. The best part of the trip was that each child under 14 years of age (with paid adult) gets free boat ticket, free rod/reel rental, and that child does not need a fishing license! This was an afternoon 1/2 day trip. I would recommend an early morning trip and possibly a 3/4 day trip if you are serious about catching something a little bigger than I did. I brought my own food, so I don't know how good the food was from the boat galley - but it was less expensive than I thought it would be - meals less than $10.00.
Rating: 2
Can be better?
Sat, Oct 13, 12   12:00 PM garatli Male 30-39 Local Group of Friends
I been on this same trip before, and unfortunately was not satisfied as the same time. The boat is over crowded and the crow was not very friendly, its like they woke up on the wrong side of the bed. They were not enjoying their job and you could feel that they are there just because they have to be there. Lines get tangled from over filling the boat with people. Fishing wasn't that great also, not a lot of fish was caught, Would I go again? probably not
Rating: 4
The trip was great. No whales .
Mon, Oct 8, 12   2:00 PM sharky Female 70+ Local Group of Friends
We saw lots of dolphins and were told which kind they were and the routines of the dolphins. The boat was very clean and the crew very knowledgeable. Well worth the money..
Rating: 5
Great local excursion with out-of-state friends
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises
Tue, Oct 2, 12   2:00 PM Sandrasturla Female 60-69 Combination Group of Friends
We had friends visiting us in San Clemente from the mid-west and we thought that a good outing with them would be a whale watch cruise. We enjoyed the cruise just as much as our friends did. The captain and crew were friendly but professional. They wanted us to have a good time and see some sea life. The weather was gorgeous, the sea was glassy and we saw several different groups of dolphins and a whale! The time passed quickly and before we knew it the 2 hours were over. We will be returning.
Rating: 5
Wonderful Adventure!
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises
Tue, Oct 2, 12   2:00 PM Scrivner Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Catamaran Adventures tour was excellent! The crew were very informative. We stood at the bow of the boat marvellng at all the dolphins swimming and jumping just below our feet. Amazing!
Rating: 4
The captain of the boat is soooooooo knowledgeable
Mon, Oct 1, 12   2:00 PM lmiskovic Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
The captain was a wealth of information! Personally, i enjoyed learning about the dolphins and whales. I would certainly take this trip again someday....
Rating: 4
Didn't see much
Tue, Sep 25, 12   12:00 PM tonyede Male 70+ Local Group of Friends
The crew were friendly, the weather was beautiful, but we saw no whales, 1 great white shark and, by extending the trip, some porpoises