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Rating: 4.6  769 rating points
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Last 3 months 105 229 6 = 223 96% 4.5
Last 6 months 200 455 7 = 448 97% 4.6
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Rating and reviews for:

Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour

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Majestic whales, playful dolphins, and other wildlife make this narrated cruise an exciting and awe-inspiring trip.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Where From? Group Type? Sort Descending
Rating: 5
What a fun day!!
Sun, Jan 25  2:30 PM sconrad425 Female 30-39 Local Family Without Children
What a wonderful way to end the weekend. My mom and I are from Fountain Valley and wanted to do something different on our Sunday. We have been whale watching before but only saw dolphins that day. After reading recent reviews of whale spottings, I decided to buy our tickets on Zerve! My mom has never seen whales in person before and she got to see 5 gray whales! We also saw tons of dolphins and sea lions. We had a blast seeing all of the animals and also hearing the children scream with delight each time a dolphin swam close to the boat. I would definitely recommend this for anyone wanting to enjoy a nice warm "winter" day on the water.
Rating: 4
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Sat, Jan 17  12:00 PM HENSELKA Female 50-59 Local Family Without Children
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Rating: 5
Amazing dolphin stampede
Sat, Jan 17  12:00 PM Annwolf Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Captain worked hard to find whales or dolphin pod. He did it even thou we ended up being 30 min late returning. It was truly worth the chase to get where they were playing
Rating: 5
Out of town family visiting
Wed, Jan 7  12:00 PM hondacharlie Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Great day, excellent weather, well maintained equipment, staff exceeded all expectations

very good value
Rating: 4
Fun, but need better sound system!
Sat, Dec 27, 14   12:00 PM TaraRosen Female 20-29 Local Family Without Children
We really enjoyed our experience, and saw a few whales plus a hilarious pod of dolphins. The only problem was that the great information being shared by the encounter person was so muffled that we could only catch about 1/3 of what he was saying.
Rating: 4
Good experience
Sat, Nov 29, 14   2:00 PM benzhou Male 60-69 Local Family Without Children
Little hard to find a good observation spot due to crowds. It's a fair deal for another free adventure as no whale was observed. Will come with children again.
Rating: 5
Boat trip on Dana Point
Fri, Nov 14, 14   10:00 AM Pearlferret Male 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
This was quite an adventure. There was so much to see, where to begin? Best of all we spotted a humpback whale which was remarkable since it was in November! Another wonderful part of the tour was the large pod of dolphins that were swimming along side the boat. Then another type of dolphin species also joined in the act, swimming out a little farther. The captain of the boat was very informative on the different types of marine life we encountered. We also went by a large buoy that had 6 seals perched on top, & were able to get very close for perfect photo opportunities. I would love to do this again if in the area again.
Rating: 5
These guys know what they're doing!
Wed, Nov 5, 14   2:00 PM kat92115 Female 70+ Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Our trip was wonderful - easy to book and we left on time. The boat had more than enough room on it for everyone to sit comfortably and see everything that was to be seen. My husband and I took our daughter and her fiancee' and we all had a wonderful time. The captain knew exactly where to go to find marine life. We saw a humpback whale and several hundred common dolphin. The trip would have been relaxing and worthwhile on its own, nut seeing such amazing creatures up close was incredible. Our daughter is a professional photographer and she captured some fabulous shots that will help us to always remember this adventure. WE would most certainly do this again.
Rating: 5
awesome
Thu, Oct 23, 14   12:00 PM smhammen Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
awesome experience we got to see Mr.October a hump back whale numerous times on our two hour cruise, he was blowing and breaching.We also saw a few dolphins.The captain went out of his way to make sure we continued to see the whale. I highly recommend taking this cruise, will take the cruise again if we ever get the chance.
Rating: 5
Anniversary vacation to SO Cal
Thu, Oct 9, 14   4:00 PM 20years Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
We had a great time on our whale watching cruise. We were on an anniversary holiday and wanted to keep things low-key. It was super easy to get to the venue and we saw lots of marine life. Literally hundreds of dolphins came over to 'play' with us. Seals joined in... and a whale made a special appearance.

Highly recommend. Even if the whales stay hidden, just seeing the dolphins made it well worth it.