Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.6  1,174 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
Points
Negative
Points
= Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Last 3 months 210 474 11 = 463 96% 4.5
Last 6 months 291 661 13 = 648 97% 4.6
Last 12 months 523 1,206 32 = 1,174 96% 4.6
All 4,333 8,971 323 = 8,648 95% 4.4
Ratings by Activity
(Each activity's ratings from the last 12 months)
Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Whale Watching in Gray Whale Season 357 97% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale Watch 321 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 157 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) 10 100% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises 0 0% 0.0
Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Sort Descending Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Fantastic trip!!!
Sun, Mar 11, 12   8:00 AM bluesun1984 Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
The morning was very cold, but fortunately we bundled up well. We got a great spot on the upper deck to sit and watch for whales. The boat was very clean and the captain friendly. It was an overcast and gray morning. We saw sea lions playing across from the boat while still at the dock. I was able to get pictures of them. The trip out was great. The sun was peeking through the clouds causing sun rays to shine down on the ocean - it was beautiful. We saw occasional dolphins, but no great group of them. It didn't matter. Where else can you take a boat ride out and see such spectacular scenery. Then, as we were heading back, it happened: two gray whales had been spotted. Our boat rushed to bring us a little closer to watch them. It was more than I could have imagined. This was something that was on my "bucket list." They were so big and majestic as they rose and moved through the water. The plume of their spray was very easy to see. Then it happened - one of the whales went into a deep dive and we saw the fluke - its tail up as if motionless in the water. It was so exciting. Even the crew were impressed. It was the Gray Whale Festival and it was the first fluke they had seen. We stayed out past our allotted time to watch these whales. For that, I am grateful. It was a wonderful trip that I would recommend to anyone visiting the area - you will not forget it!
Rating: 5
Whale Tail!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sun, Mar 11, 12   8:00 AM TeriMax Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
Amazing....our captain stayed out over our scheduled time when we came apon 2 whales and one of them actually showed his tail...........Amazing!!!!!!!!!!!! Really made my weekend!!!!! Thank you sooooooooooo much!! :-)
Rating: 5
Very enjoyable.
Sun, Mar 11, 12   8:00 AM anicalle Female 50-59 Combination Other
Everything was nice!!!
Rating: 5
Lots of fun and exciting to see!
Sat, Mar 10, 12   2:00 PM MMcCoySr Male 50-59 Local Family Without Children
It was a very good two hour tour. Boat was clean and not over crowded although there were quite a few people on board. I am going again with other family members in April.
Rating: 5
THE BETTER ONE
Sat, Mar 10, 12   1:30 PM gumball14 Female 50-59 Local Family With Children
I was torn between the $32 and $42 whale watch at first...turns out the extra $10 IS THE WAY TO GO, it gets you a much less crowded boat, room to roam, a great ride and the crew was fantastic...we didn't see but one minor whale, however they met their guarantee, and we all got free passes to come back again (no expire date)...real customer service!!
Rating: 5
Great time!
Sat, Mar 10, 12   1:00 PM btbatko Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
We saw and followed a whale and saw it surface 3 or 4 times. About 15 dolphins followed close to the boat on the way back. This was a fun and safe trip. The boat was very stable in the water. There was also a sheltered area on the boat in case you hit cold. Also hamburgers and hotdogs cooked to order on board. You will have fun!
Rating: 5
Great value and they deliver what they promise!
Sat, Mar 10, 12   12:00 PM NeenaGriffin Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Clean boats-plenty of viewing room / knowledgeable staff- we had a great time!
Rating: 5
WHALE WATCHING WITH NIECES
Sat, Mar 10, 12   12:00 PM kauaiqueen1 Female 50-59 Local Family With Children
It was a picture perfect day on the Dana Pride 3/10/12. The sun was out the weather was cool but not too cool and the sea was on the calm side. We saw lots of Common Dolphins, a few Sea Lions and one Fin Whale that was around 75'. The whale popped up 4 times and each time the Captain aimed for it so that the passengers would have a better view. The Captain and mates were very informative and answered any questions asked. It was an aswesome day and we'll do it again real soon!
Rating: 5
Fresh air fun on the open seas!
Sat, Mar 10, 12   10:00 AM marysummer61 Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
We had beautiful weather and the boat ride was delightful. We saw dolphins and seals but no whales. They provide you with a "whale check" (when no whales are spotted) to be used again at no charge which is a nice courtesy. Would definitely do it again--lots of fun and so nice to be outside!
Rating: 5
What's not to like!
Fri, Mar 9, 12   4:00 PM edithwhite Female 50-59 International Tourist(s) Individual
Great big ocean, fab weather, plenty of dolphins, food and drink if wanted, charming crew. Sighting a whale would have been the only improvement really!
Rating: 5
Nice cruise but no whales
Sun, Mar 4, 12   12:00 PM Krondo_jd Male 50-59 Local Family Without Children
The boat and crew were very nice. We saw lots of dolphins but unfortunately no whales. We'll definitely go again.
Rating: 5
It was very enjoyable We saw dolphins
Sun, Mar 4, 12   10:00 AM popo1511 Female 50-59 Local Family With Children
The boat was fine I felt safe. The captain told us facts (great).The scenery was great .Iam definitely going again.Staff was not friendly which was a little deterrement.But I definitely give you great recommendations to my friends .They will be going next week. And anybody I talk to I will recommend you guys for a very lovely fun day.
Rating: 5
Wish it was longer.
Sat, Mar 3, 12   11:00 AM Buggie Female 50-59 Local Family With Children
The tour guides were great at letting us know where and what we were seeing. I wish it was just longer.
Rating: 4
Handicap assistance zilch
Sat, Mar 3, 12   10:00 AM lois9lane Female 50-59 Local Family Without Children
I emailed the company to ask about wheelchair access prior to purchasing tickets. They responded quickly and were helpful, suggesting specific sailings that would be best to take on the date I selected. The times worked into our schedule. But, upon check in and the entire sailing there was no assistance with boarding, and simple things like where the rest room, where the best location for us to sit was, and getting on and off with grace. The cruise was glorious, even though we didn't see whales, only dolphins. Oh, they didn't give everyone in our party a coupon to return with 50 off either. Only gave it to 3 out of 5. Even after I asked. That sucked.
Rating: 4
Relaxing Day At Sea
Sat, Mar 3, 12   10:00 AM mcelweecl Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
This was a nice trip with clean, safe and professional accomodations. However, we did not see any whales so was really disappointed. Whenever these trips promise to see whales there is an even bigger disappointment if none. We saw dolphins and many birds so all was not lost! The Captain was friendly and informative, I would have liked him to speak more on the wildlife as he seemed to know alot and was quite interesting.