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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

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Address: 34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
Phone Number: +1 800-590-9994
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Whale Watching Adventures, Charters , Fishing and more from Dana Point

Whale Watching Adventures, Charters , Fishing and more from Dana Point

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US$25.00*
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Whale Watching Excursion in Dana Point
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US$36.00*
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Dana Point Sportfishing

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I would highly recommend this whale watching tour to anyone. We didn't expect to see any whales because I did the tour just as migration was just starting but we ended up seeing a... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would highly recommend this whale watching tour to anyone. We didn't expect to see any whales because I did the tour just as migration was just starting but we ended up seeing a beautiful whale in the last 20 minutes of our trip! They even extended the trip a bit so we could continue to watch the whale, it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great time. Captain Dan Brown and 1st mate Chris were excellent. Will go back again and enjoy another day on Hot Spot. Both Captain and crew were friendly, very helpful and knowledgeable.

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Madison
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we had a great time fishing and sightseeign and had an awesome day. Thank you Dana Warf for the great time!!

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anaheim
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this was a great experience. The staff was amazing and was so informative. They would have us go everywhere on the boat so we could see everything. While we were not lucky enough to see any whales this time, we did see some Sun Fish, some Sea lions, and dolphins!!! <3

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Jurupa Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dana Wharf is the only sport fishing charter boats we go out on. We have fished from charters in San Pedro, all the way to Dana Wharf and in between . The difference in the attitude first and foremost is my main issue. I like to be treated with kindness and respect. Then there's the ability to find the fish.... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect day to be on the water and see a minke whale bow-riding. And the price was fantastic too! Staff were friendly and informative.

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Huntington Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect way to spend Black Friday! No consuming, out on the water with a minke whale. Good times! I highly recommend going!

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Lake Forest, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We saw no whales or dolphins. They gave us free tickets for another visit. The fact that I get motion sickness makes me not want to use the free tickets. A couple others got a little nauseous too. The beauty of the scenery was canceled by the nauseousness. In terms we of the boat staff, there was little interaction. They... More 

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Powell
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We didn't see any whales but we saw dolphins. The crew was very accommodating and informative. It was just an all around great experience.

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the tour ten years ago and were lucky enough to see whales. This time we saw only dolphins, but they were numerous and playful and we enjoyed them too. The narrative is interesting and informative. The coastal views are great, and It was a fine two hour trip.

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