Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.6  1,354 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
Points
Negative
Points
= Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Last 3 months 173 398 7 = 391 97% 4.6
Last 6 months 322 758 11 = 747 98% 4.6
Last 12 months 611 1,386 32 = 1,354 97% 4.6
All 5,003 10,492 358 = 10,134 95% 4.4
Ratings by Activity
(Each activity's ratings from the last 12 months)
Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour 762 98% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour 319 99% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Day and Twilight Fishing Trips 216 92% 4.3 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Catamaran Adventure Cruises 57 100% 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 Sort Descending Reviewer Gender Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Danapoint whale watch 10/2011
Mon, Oct 10, 11   12:00 PM Toyookaed Male 70+ Local Unspecified
I was expecting great weather but the fog rolled in early in the watch. We saw and got good looks of 3 blue whales and one fin whale. The visibility was somewhat diminished by the fog. The captain did an excellent job of getting great looks.
Rating: 5
Amazing!
Sun, Oct 9, 11   2:00 PM McNamara7 Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
2 kinds of whales and 2 kinds of dolphins. The captain deserves special recognition for the great job he did.
Rating: 5
One of our best family days ever! Forever memory!
Sun, Oct 9, 11   2:00 PM Santrach Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
An amazing family adventure we will always remember! I wish I could upload a couple photos, we saw so much sea life and I learned a lot of new facts about whales and dolphins. There was so much whale and dolphin activity on our trip, we felt so lucky!! We will sail again with you. My 5th & 4th graders think October is the best month because we were so lucky with what we saw, looks like we have a new October tradition in our family!!
Rating: 5
Fantastic!
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour
Sat, Oct 8, 11   4:00 PM gwen2468 Female 50-59 Local Family Without Children
We lucked out and saw many blue whales, fin whales and three types of dolphin. We had perfect weather. The captain was informative and enthusiastic. He stayed out past our 2 hour time because we were having such a special experience. We were very pleased!
Rating: 5
Positive experience
Sat, Oct 8, 11   2:00 PM jimmydeane Male 50-59 Local Family Without Children
had family in town from the mid-west. it was a really great time and we saw a large number of whales. the captain was excellent at getting to the best viewing spots. the only bummer of the day was the parking ticket i received after parking where your employee told me to park and did not give me a permit. they say they will reimburse me for it and i believe them...
Rating: 5
Best whale watch I've ever been on...
Sat, Oct 8, 11   2:00 PM jgiovannucci Male 30-39 Local Family Without Children
Absolutely AWESOME! Don't change a thing!!! Not only did we see a ton of whales, we saw and road along a huge school of dolphins, which was soo much fun. We highly recommend this trip and will definitely be back to take it again.
Rating: 5
Blue Whales, Fin Whales, and Dolphins... oh my!
Fri, Oct 7, 11   2:00 PM Di1208 Female Unspecified Local Couple on a Date
It was a typical gorgeous day on the water in Orange County.. having rained just 2 days prior, the weather was picture perfect. We boarded the very lovely (and spotless) catamaran and were greeted with smiles and a helping hand. It was a truly amazing day! We saw at least a dozen blue whales, a great handful of fin whales and too many dolphins to even count. I'm not exaggerating whatsoever! The captain exclaimed that it was one of the best days in a long time. We felt so blessed to be on board with a great crew and friendly passengers. The captain constantly kept us updated about sightings and gave great historical information about the wildlife we were encountering. I had my doubts about going on a local, "touristy" activity, but I'm so happy that I chose to celebrate our anniversary on this vessel. It was a fantastic voyage. Kudos for a marvelous day of sight seeing! I can't wait to see our photos!
Rating: 4
Al from Georgia
Tue, Oct 4, 11   12:00 PM AltonAlford Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Great Activity! We got a free do over because of not seeing any whales on our first trip. We went back on Friday and enjoyed seeing 7 - 10 Blue Whales. Will do again on next trip to Southern California. The coastline is a awesome view.
Rating: 5
Giant Squid
Mon, Oct 3, 11   10:00 AM gsconway1989 Female Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
Should have done the 9 hour; the day went way too quickly. Got to catch giant squid which was such an unusual treat!
Rating: 5
Amazing Experience
Sat, Oct 1, 11   2:00 PM aparnadhruv Female 20-29 Local Family Without Children
We were really eager about the ride on the Ocean Adventures boat and were looking forward to catch a glimpse of at least some dolphins, if not a whale. But it was our luck that a whale decided to surface, not once but 5 times. The whole experience was wonderful and we cherish it forever.
Rating: 5
Awesome adventure!
Fri, Sep 30, 11   2:00 PM JameyLee Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
The afternoon was wonderful aborad the Ocean Adventure. Because it was apretty windy day, no whales were in sight but we did see hundreds ot dolphins and that was a lot of fun especially swiming along side of us. I would recommend this excursion to everyone. The crew was great too. Thanks for the great time!
Rating: 5
Had a great time, friendly group
Thu, Sep 29, 11   2:00 PM jitters2 Female 70+ Local Individual
Captain was friendly, knowledgable, and knew right where to take us to get the best view of the whale(s).

Had several sitings, one pretty close up. Then seeing all the dolphins was at treat. Smaller group, which

gives more opportunity to take pics and interact. Thoroghly recommend this trip.
Rating: 4
Worth it!
Tue, Sep 27, 11   5:00 PM Chaivs Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
Our first time whaling watching and we had a lot of fun. The captain was informative and fun and we saw lots of whales, even dolphins who put on a small show for us. If nothing else, it was nice being out in the ocean at sunset (we were on the 5-7 trip)... not bad for half off!
Rating: 5
Dana Point/Dana Wharf Whale Watching
Tue, Sep 27, 11   5:00 PM Captainjim Male 50-59 Local Family Without Children
Dana Point is a Gem on the Southern Cal coast. The Dana Point Harbor is a great place to visit, shop and dine, less crowded than our neighbors to the North (Laguna, Newport and Huntington). The people at Dana Wharf, the Captain and Crew are all very professional and knowledgeable. There is nothing more spectacular than being on the ocean and experiencing the amazing sight and sound of a Blue or Gray Whale as it breaks the surface, or the Dolphins putting on a show next to the boat! A must if you have a chance!
Rating: 5
Love Whale watching
Tue, Sep 27, 11   2:00 PM beadcrazy1 Female 40-49 Local Individual
I always enjoy going out as you never know what you are going to see when you are out there, I recently saw my first Risso dolphins and got a great shot of the Bottle Nose Dolphins riding the boat wake