Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.6  1,373 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
= Overall
% Positive Average
Last 3 months 207 491 8 = 483 97% 4.6
Last 6 months 311 735 11 = 724 98% 4.6
Last 12 months 619 1,405 32 = 1,373 97% 4.6
All 4,972 10,425 355 = 10,070 95% 4.4
Ratings by Activity
(Each activity's ratings from the last 12 months)
% Positive Average
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour 788 98% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour 312 99% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Day and Twilight Fishing Trips 210 91% 4.3 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Catamaran Adventure Cruises 63 100% 4.9 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises 0 0% 0.0
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour 0 0% 0.0
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event) 0 0% 0.0
Rating Date Attended Reviewer Sort Descending Gender Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Whale of a day (without whales)
Wed, Jun 27, 12   12:00 PM nraman Male 50-59 Local Family Without Children
While it was disappointing we had no whales on this trip, the Common and Bottlenose dolphins were in abundance and great to watch. The crew were very pleasant and kept us updated to what to watch for and what we might see. We were fortunate to have an individual on board very informed of marine information and were able to talk with him about many things.

Looking forward to another trip in the future.
Rating: 5
Excellent Boat Ride, lots to see
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Apr 20, 10   2:00 PM npollar7 Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Loved watching the dolphins, didn't mind not seeing the whale. They may want to rename the boat ride. Dolphin watching. It was amazing. Enjoyed every minute of it, so did my family. Thank you. Loved the half price Tuesday deal, that is why we went!
Rating: 3
Good service, some issues.
Sun, Oct 5, 08   6:30 AM noxidog Male 30-39 Local Group of Friends
Everyone on board caught very little fish. I think this was partially due to the fact that the bait fish were too large. Although the crew was great and did their best to help us catch fish, I think on a planning level the trip could have been handled better. For example we could have gone to a better fishing ground, or gotten proper bait for the places we went.
Rating: 4
Educational experience
Sat, Mar 8, 14   8:00 AM nottman Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
We took the 2 hour boat trip and it was so nice it didn't seem that long out on the water. So exciting that we actually viewed a whale. The entire boat was caught up in the moment that we all exclaimed "there it is" each time the whale surfaced. I wish we would have been able to come upon a group of whales but it was still an experience to remember.
Rating: 5
Enjoyable two hour adventure
Tue, Aug 27, 13   2:00 PM nostrove Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
Dana Wharf whale watching lives up to its name. We spotted a mother and calf blue whale in addition to dolphins. The captain provided interesting background on blue whales including why they can now be spotted off Dana Point. An educational and fun day for the entire family.
Rating: 4
Crew was very helpful
Sun, Aug 23, 09   12:45 PM NormTraub Male 70+ Local Family With Children
All of the crew members were very helpful to all of the passengers.
Rating: 4
Great trip
Sat, Aug 9, 14   10:00 AM normawerkman Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
We had a great time, even if we didn't see any whales, the dolphins were amazing!
Rating: 4
less whales but relaxing 2 hours
Tue, Mar 31  2:00 PM normakrawczy Female 70+ Local Family Without Children
We were told to be at the dock at 1:30. However, the previous boat did not arrive until 2:30. That's a long time to wait in line. Other than that, we saw 2 grey whales, seals and 1 dolphin. Enjoyable trip.
Rating: 5
Lots of fun and a great show
Thu, Jul 9, 09   1:00 PM norm758 Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Maybe it was just a lucky day for us, but within a half-hour of leaving the dock we happened upon two blue whales and followed them around for the better part of two hours as they dived and re-surfaced. The Captain did an excellent job of tracking them. On our way back to port we took a loop through a school of dolphins who raced along with the boat, jumping out of the water as they swam along. It was quite a thrill.
Rating: 5
Great Day!
Tue, Jul 21, 09   10:00 AM NoriCole Female 40-49 Local Family With Children
This was my 10 yr old son's first time fishing.....and I have VERY LITTLE experience so, I was concerned. But EVERYONE was very helpful, attentive and knowledgeable! Even other fisherman checked on us to see how we were doing.

Great people, Great Fun...and my son caught SEVERAL FISH....including one keeper.

We WILL be back.
Rating: 5
Blue whales a magnificent sight
Sat, Aug 9, 08   4:30 PM noreenkukkon Female 60-69 Local Family With Children
We had a great time on what seemed to be a brand new boat and, most important, got to see two blue whales and a fin whale. The captain had wasted no time taking us out to the area the blues were frequenting as this was the creature we all wanted to see. It was an unforgettable experience, seeing the world's largest living creatures
Rating: 5
Great Sportfishing Trip
Sat, Feb 13, 10   6:30 AM NorCalBigE Male 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Good Crew fun boat didn't catch anything but had a blast.
Rating: 5
local fun
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Wed, Apr 14, 10   2:00 PM norashea Female 50-59 Local Family With Children
We had such a good time even though we didn't see any whales - lots of dolphins that stayed with us. The kids really had a good time!
Rating: 4
Great time Whale Watching
Sun, Mar 15  11:30 AM Nonamaureen Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Enjoyable cruise to track and view whales. Our boat was clean and plenty big for our group. We had experts on board that helped spot whales and give us data regarding the whale population. Great job!
Rating: 5
awesome must try it!!!
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Mar 12, 13   10:00 AM nomeowstop Female 20-29 Local Couple on a Date
have been doing this for a couple of years with my husband we love it and look foward to it each year you must try it at least once