Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.6  1,410 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
Points
Negative
Points
= Overall
Rating
% Positive Average
Rating
Last 3 months 172 405 9 = 396 97% 4.6
Last 6 months 375 890 17 = 873 97% 4.6
Last 12 months 624 1,444 34 = 1,410 97% 4.6
All 5,151 10,851 364 = 10,487 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 819 98% 4.6 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Tuesday Whale and Dolphin Watching Tour 355 99% 4.7 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Day and Twilight Fishing Trips 189 88% 4.2 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Catamaran Adventure Cruises 47 100% 4.9 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event) 0 0% 0.0
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises 0 0% 0.0
Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure Tour 0 0% 0.0
Rating Date Attended Reviewer Sort Descending Gender Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Fun!
Tue, Apr 15, 14   12:00 PM tcarter22 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
This ride was well worth it. I would have been satisfied even if I had paid full price. The boat staff was very friendly. The knowledge of the captain was impressive. VERY informative. This would be great for older children who are simply interested in learning more about sea life. The dolphins stole the show!!! It was a wonderful experience! Must do it again soon!
Rating: 5
Everything You Would Want It To Be
Sun, Mar 13, 11   11:30 AM tcalish Male 50-59 Local Family Without Children
New boat in great condition, very clean. Friendly, knowledgeable crew. Convenient snack bar and bathrooms onboard. Viewing area in the front of the boat is a little limited but, otherwise, very nice boat to go whale watching on.
Rating: 4
A beautiful place
Sat, Mar 9, 13   10:00 AM tbuttgereit Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Individual
and with a little luck you can see all different whales and dolphins. I will do it again.
Rating: 2
Did not see any whales
Sun, Feb 16, 14   2:30 PM TBurns4318 Male 70+ Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Crew tried hard, but we're unable to show passengers anything but a few dolphins.
Rating: 4
disappointed that we did not see whales
Sat, Feb 28, 09   1:00 PM tbruce Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
We were thrilled with the all the dolphins but disappointed with the fact that we did not see any whales when we went at the height of whale season.
Rating: 4
More Information
Sun, Mar 29, 09   12:45 PM tbear6 Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
When individuals from outside California call to make a reservation, please share more information about fishing conditions and how they are different through out the year. Also we were unaware that food would be available on the boat.
Rating: 5
great
Sun, May 20, 12   12:00 PM tbcmoore Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Wonderful adventure!
Rating: 5
Great!
1/2 Priced Catamaran Adventure Whale Watch Cruises
Tue, Jul 19, 11   12:00 PM tbacon Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
We saw tons of dolphins and two blue whales! It was a great time.
Rating: 5
Fantastic
Tue, Aug 26, 08   5:00 PM tazziegrace Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
It was fantastic!! The boat ride was wonderful as was the crew. We were able to see 2 different types of dolphins and sea lions. Even though we didn't see any whales it didn't matter. The dolphins put on a great show!! The whole trip was relaxing and exciting. I would totally recommend this trip to anyone and can't wait to go again.
Rating: 5
Dana point whale watch tour
Thu, Jul 3, 14   5:00 PM tazzibell Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Great time! Saw a lot of baby dolphins playing and entire pods surfing and jumping in our wake.
Rating: 5
Beautiful Dolphins!
Mon, Mar 5, 12   12:00 PM tazzibell Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
We had a great time, saw tons of dolphins, very friendly crew, good margaritas!!
Rating: 4
No Whales but lots and lots of dolphins
Tue, Apr 7, 09   10:00 AM tazchick Female 30-39 Local Family With Children
Since we were with little ones who at this point are into dolphins, whales and sea lions it was great. We saw lots and lots of dolphins which made the trip worth while. My only complaint was we left the dock almost 10 minutes late and arrived back a few minutes early if not on time. We saw no whales but will definately go back again.

For those who like to eat: I heard the burgers were really really good!!!!
Rating: 5
Awesome time for the family
1/2 Priced Whale Watch (past event)
Tue, Mar 6, 12   10:00 AM taylorcj11 Male 30-39 Local Family With Children
My wife and I took our 4 year old son whale watching and we were not disappointed. The crew of the Dana Pride were awesome. They were very helpful and always took their time to answer any questions people had about the whales, dolphins, or the boat.

During the trip we saw tons of dolphins and later followed two gray whales. The whales were definitely the highlight of the trip as they both breached out of the water several times. Nobody left unhappy.

One word of caution. We went on the 10:00am trip and it was an overcast day. The weather in the harbor only required a light sweatshirt, but was much colder on the water. Unless it is a hot day you will want to make sure you bring some pretty warm clothes. Other than the cold it was an incredible time for the entire family and the other passengers all seemed to have a great time as well. We will definitely be returning for another trip soon.
Rating: 5
brilliant
Tue, Aug 4, 09   1:00 PM taylorcadet Female 40-49 International Tourist(s) Family With Children
we had a fantastic afternoon and saw 2 blue whales - great experience and very well organised trip
Rating: 4
Looking forward to going again!
Thu, Feb 14, 08   4:00 PM tawnyamahre Female 20-29 Local Couple on a Date
I planned for my boyfriend and I to go on the Valentine's day sunset tour. While we didn't see any whales, we did see sealions and seals and had a great time. The staff was great from checking in to seeing us off the boat. We are looking forward to going again!