Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching

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Whale Watching & Cruises Ticket Price Rating  
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour Dana Point, CA $45.00 Rating: 4.6 (777) Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour Dana Point, CA $22.50 Rating: 4.6 (321) Info & Tickets
Orange County Wine Cruise Dana Point, CA $49.00 - Info & Tickets
Catamaran Adventure Cruises Dana Point, CA $55.00 Rating: 4.9 (57) Info & Tickets
Wyland's Whale and Dolphin Adventure Art Lesson Dana Point, CA $5.00 - Info & Tickets
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Open Party Fishing Ticket Price Rating  
1/2 Day and Twilight Fishing Trips Dana Point, CA $46.00 Rating: 4.3 (207) Info & Tickets
3/4 Day Fishing Dana Point, CA $64.00 - Info & Tickets
Half Priced TUESDAY 3/4 Day Fishing Dana Point, CA $32.00 - Info & Tickets
Half Priced Tuesday 1/2 Day & Twilight Fishing Dana Point, CA $23.00 - Info & Tickets
All Day Fishing Trip Dana Point, CA $75.00 - Info & Tickets
Overnight Fishing Trips Dana Point, CA $110.00 - Info & Tickets
Anglers Chronicles/Owner Hooks On-The-Water School Dana Point, CA $46.00 - Info & Tickets
Halibut Derby Dana Point, CA $64.00 - Info & Tickets
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Boat Parade of Lights - FANTASEA! Dana Point, CA N/A - Info & Tickets
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Private Charters Dana Point, CA $1.00 - Info & Tickets
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Private Wine Tasting Charter Dana Point, CA N/A - Info & Tickets
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Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching was started in 1958 by Don Hansen, running several sportfishing boats off the San Clemente Pier. He Moved the operation to Dana Point Harbor when it opened in 1971, this was where the West Coast Whale Watching industry originated. Today Dana Wharf sits in the heart of a busy, flourishing harbor and continues to be owned and operated by the Hansen family.

Dana Wharf Whale Watching began in 1971 and was the first whale watching company in Orange County.  We are the premier year-round whale watching facility in Southern California. We interact with thousands of whales  during the Grey whale migration in the winter and Blue whales in the summer. In addition to whales, thousands of dolphins, sea lions, sea faring birds and even sharks are found in our waters,  we always have plenty of wildlife to see. Our fleet of Whale Watching vessels include that largest vessel on the West Coat the 95 foot Dana Pride the favorite with families and school groups. Our Luxury catamaran the OCEAN ADVENTURE the first of its kind in Orange Couunty , is a power Catamran with a very large viewing deck instead of a net for optimal viewing without getting wet!

Dana Wharf also has a fleet of Sportfishing boats specializing in local coastal fishing such as the 9 hour 3/4 day trips and the very popular schedule of 5 hour 1/2 day fishing trips.

Seasonal Catches include Calico Bass, Sand Bass, Barracuda, Bonito, Halibut, Rock Fish, Yellowtail and more.
4,959 Reviews Rating: 4.6 4.6 out of 5.0
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
 
  Date Attended Gender Age Where From Group Type
Rating: 5
Loved it!
Tue, Apr 14  2:00 PM Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
 
Attended: 1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour
 
I took my 4 teenagers on this tour. They all loved it. We seen a mother and calf grey whale and probably 200 dolphins, and a handful of seals. The crew was terrific! Well worth the money.
Rating: 5
Wonderful Experience
Tue, Apr 14  12:00 PM Female 50-59 Local Family Without Children
 
Attended: 1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour
 
Went with some family from Oregon. Loved the narration of educational information on the whales, dolphins and other sea creatures. Saw lots of animals including grey whales and numerous fun loving dolphins swimming within the boat wake. Our Oregon visitors were impressed and loved the experience.
Rating: 5
Fantastic experience
Mon, Apr 13  2:00 PM Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
 
Attended: Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour
 
It was a beautiful day and my group of 15 people, including children, really enjoyed it! We saw a mother gray whale and her calf playing in the coves close to shore. We saw 3 schools of dolphins that were right next to the ship! The guide was very informative and we learned a lot about the life of a gray whale and the different kind of dolphins that were off the shores of California. The boat was clean and comfortable. Thoroughly enjoyed our trip!
Rating: 5
Amazing!
Mon, Apr 13  10:00 AM Male 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
 
Attended: Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour
 
The crew was very nice! The captain was very knowledgable about the animals we encountered. He was very persistent, and he really wanted us to see a whale. We did see a grey whale during our final moments in the voyage. We came across a giant pod of common dolphins and that was amazing. Overall a great experience, highly recommend!

Don't forget the sunblock and sweater (trust me you'll need it)
Rating: 5
Baby whale show
Sun, Apr 12  2:30 PM Female 40-49 International Tourist(s) Individual
 
Attended: Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour
 
Captain was reading the path of the whale and her baby and we have been able to follow them without (I hope) any disturbance for the mom and her baby. The baby whale was enjoying to jump out of the water. He did it many times.

Wonderfull!
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