Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.6  890 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
= Overall
% Positive Average
Last 3 months 172 420 9 = 411 98% 4.7
Last 6 months 212 516 9 = 507 99% 4.7
Last 12 months 377 902 12 = 890 99% 4.6
All 2,243 4,768 106 = 4,662 97% 4.5
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 Sort Descending Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
First Time Whale Watchers!
Sun, Mar 8, 15   10:00 AM AmGirl Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
We were worried we wouldn't see whales and this would be a wasted trip BUT we saw many whales and dolphins! After the 20 minute ride out to deep water, we were seeing spouts from the whales and there was a pod coming up for air every 3-5 minutes! It was exciting for a Midwesterner! We also saw dolphins with their young and some daring dolphins playing in and out from under the boat! We had a great time and would definitely go again. We went on the 10am tour. It was the perfect time for us.
Rating: 4
Nice trip with excellent weather
Sat, Mar 7, 15   4:00 PM terryyeh Male 60-69 Local Individual
The boat is clean. Although we did not see many whale but the trip is nice with beautiful weather.
Rating: 4
Whale Festival- 2hr whale watching trip
Sat, Mar 7, 15   11:00 AM Janestickel Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
A beautiful, calm, sunny day. Brian, the Captain very knowlegeable. We saw a few dolphins and 6 Grey whales heading north. Wish there were seats in the bow of the boat. A couple of us have foot problems making it uncomforatble to stand for 2 hours. Otherwise a lovely outing
Rating: 4
A Most Enjoyable Morning
Sat, Mar 7, 15   8:00 AM Patpowers Male 60-69 Local Family Without Children
We took the early tour, the first of the day. It was already sunny, clear and warm. They didn't over-crowd the boat so everyone could stand near the side. Operators found a pod of three whales right away, and they positioned the boat so that we could all see. Since the whales are migrating, we did not see any actually breach, but we were close enough to see them swim to surface, blow air and submerge, sometimes showing their tail fins. The ocean was not choppy, so there was no risk of sea sickness. When the first group moved on, we went back and observed another group of whales. So there was plenty to see, the day was beautiful, the boat was not too crowded and the operators kept us comfortable. We had a very good time.
Rating: 4
Didn't see a lot of whales
Fri, Feb 27, 15   12:00 PM KBowen609 Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Rating: 4
Pleasant weather
Wed, Feb 25, 15   12:00 PM Ben_Marr Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Beautiful day to go out. We really didn't see much but realize there are no guarantees. we saw enough to keep us gazing for Dolphins or whales.

Went down & purchased dvd only to find someone selling them on deck
Rating: 5
great fun!
Sat, Feb 21, 15   4:00 PM KategSmith Female 60-69 Local Family Without Children
We saw whales and appreciated the captain's sharing of his knowledge about their behavior and their presence just off the Dana Point headlands. It was a lovely experience and I look forward to doing it again.
Rating: 5
Great Activity , Friendly, Courteous Crew
Mon, Feb 16, 15   12:00 PM horacechase Male 60-69 Local Couple on a Date
My Wife and I had a very good time on this Whale watching cruise. We were blessed to see at least 4 sightings of Whales and numerous Dolphins. The Captain and his Crew were very knowledgeable and pleasant, making the boat ride that much more enjoyable.

Thank you again

Mr & Mrs H. Mike
Rating: 4
Valentine whale
Sat, Feb 14, 15   4:00 PM TomWaples Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Lots of fun. Saw lots of dolphins and a whale.
Rating: 5
Fri, Feb 13, 15   12:00 PM nanalinda Female 60-69 Local Other
We saw several groups of common dolphins, grey whales and a humpback whale. What really made this a very good experience was the crew, especially the captain who was very informative about the sightings