Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.5  1,457 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
= Overall
% Positive Average
Last 3 months 108 222 8 = 214 96% 4.4
Last 6 months 322 704 27 = 677 95% 4.5
Last 12 months 657 1,495 38 = 1,457 96% 4.5
All 5,340 11,233 385 = 10,848 95% 4.4
Ratings by Activity
(Each activity's ratings from the last 12 months)
% Positive Average
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour 834 99% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour 350 100% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Day and Twilight Fishing Trips 220 86% 4.1 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Catamaran Adventure Cruises 53 100% 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 Gender Age Sort Descending Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Whale watch
Tue, Oct 1, 13   12:00 PM liweing Male 70+ Local Couple on a Date
Rating: 4
It was very enjoyable
Tue, Sep 17, 13   12:00 PM sevillarb Female 70+ Local Family With Children
Trip was punctual, informative and a lot of fun.
Rating: 4
It was a fun trip!
Tue, Sep 17, 13   12:00 PM ginger75 Female 70+ Local Other
We very much enjoyed the whale watching trip. We have been before but did not see whales. This time lots of whales and dolphins too. Would definitely recommend to anyone who does not get sea-sick. The water was a little rough. For me, it was a great time.
Rating: 5
A fabulous dolphin catamaran trip with Michelle
Tue, Aug 27, 13   4:00 PM virginiabroo Female 70+ Local Other
This was one of the best catamaran dolphin and whale trips yet! It was a perfect day with beautiful weather and being with my very special "dolphin" friends (Michelle A. and about 38 others). Besides connecting with thousands of dolphins, we saw two whales! It was my first time seeing the whales although I've pet them in Baja in the Lagoons. It was sooo exciting! What joy! The crew were superb, as always! They stay in the background and let us do our thing. I appreciate all that they do and feel very blessed that I live so close to Dana Pt. and our wonderful ocean family. Thanks soooo much!
Rating: 4
Tue, Aug 27, 13   12:00 PM Fastedco Male 70+ Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
The experience was easy for the experienced as well as the inexperienced.
Rating: 5
A great adventure
Thu, Aug 15, 13   2:00 PM jselecky Male 70+ Local Family With Children
We often go out in January to see the Gray whales but this was the first time to go out in August to see the Blue whales. The captain took us to the right spot to observe some Blue whales and provided a lot of interesting information. We will certainly do it again. It was a great ride.
Rating: 5
Love the Whales
Wed, Aug 14, 13   2:00 PM jsantella Female 70+ Combination Family With Children
We saw two species of whale. 1 Fin Whale. 2 blue whales. Common Dolphins.

The Fin Whale popped up approx 30 feet away 3 different times shortly after we left the harbor. Fin whales are the second largest whales averaging 70 feet and 80 tons.

We saw the common dolphins in pods of 20 - 30 several times on our way to see and from the blue whales.

The blue whale is the largest animal ever known to live on earth, averaging 100 feet and 200 tons. We were given the greatest blue whale show ever. The blue whales popped up many times as close as approx 20 feet away. We saw a spectacular diving show with the tail-fluke waving to us twice. Better than Sea World.

This is my third time on Dana Wharf Whale Watching. I recommend this tour to everyone.
Rating: 4
First time fishing in a long time, had fun.
Wed, Jul 3, 13   5:30 PM AllenRenning Male 70+ Local Group of Friends
Caught a coupler of keepers, Weather was perfect, had a good time.
Rating: 5
Had a great time!
Fri, Jun 28, 13   6:30 AM rdovala Male 70+ Local Group of Friends
We have used Zerve several times during the past fishing season. We have never been disappointed with their service. Thanks again for an enjoyable time.
Rating: 5
An amazing encounter with our local marine life
Tue, Jun 18, 13   2:00 PM MoiraNiblo Female 70+ Local Family Without Children
Everything about our two hour whale-watching was wonderful. No, we didn't see any whales, but we did see a huge pod of common dolphins. Amazing. And the expertise and enthusiasm of our guide made our encounter with these marvelous sea creatures so memorable. I can hardly wait to go on this trip again. Highly recommended!
Rating: 5
This was a wonderful trip to sea!!!!
Sat, Jun 8, 13   2:00 PM hilarywhitt Female 70+ Local Group of Friends
The crew was fantastic on this trip!!! They were knowledgeable, very helpful and overall a delight!!! I am physically handicapped and they helped me out in so many ways, it was wonderful. We thoroughly enjoyed our time on the ship and out at sea! Thank you!!!
Rating: 5
Whale Watching Always a Wow!
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Wed, Apr 3, 13   2:00 PM CarolKSoCal Female 70+ Local Family With Children
My two granddaughters, ages 10 and 12, went whale watching with me for the first time. What a thrill to watch them in their excitement and awe as we watched 3 grey whales and common dolphins galore as well as something we'd never seen before, sea lions behaving like dolphins! The girls loved their boat trip and will come back again many times, I'm sure...
Rating: 4
Fun 2 hour trip. Saw mostly dolphins
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Apr 2, 13   12:00 PM TonyShloss Male 70+ Local Unspecified
The captain was very good about explaining the activites of both the whales and dolphins. There was a whole school of dolphins that we watched for quite a while. The captain went in circular pathe to create waves so we could see the dolphins dive through them. We only got a glimse of two whales, neither of which were California Greys. One was a fin whale that came up and went down quickly. The other was a humpback that you could only see the fin in the distance. It was an enjoyable trip and worth the price.
Rating: 5
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Mar 5, 13   10:00 AM CarolKocalis Female 70+ Local Group of Friends
The captain really knows his whales and their interesting patterns. The boat was clean and it was a very good value.
Rating: 4
Lots of Dolphin and a nice boat ride!
Sun, Mar 3, 13   1:00 PM carolance Unspecified 70+ Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
Our captain tried to find 2 gray whales which had been sited earlier, but they eluded us. He did find us a huge bunch (school?) of dolphin though- hundreds, and it was very exciting watching them play in the wake of the boat. A two hour ride is just about right.