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Dana Wharf Boats
Board at Dana Wharf 34675 Golden Lantern Dana Point, CA 92629
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 12 members
Elaine Grist
Review from Elaine Grist
42 events 13 reviews

A delightful day for all ages. Watched a mother and calf that we came across three different times - and very close to boat. Good info from capt and lots of willingness from weekend volunteer.

reviewed Jul 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from mei
31 events 11 reviews

The captain was very sincere and friendly. He seemed to have a passion for the ocean and was very knowledgeable. We came back to the dock a little late because he stuck around waiting for a blue whale to come up. We had 2 sightings!

reviewed Sep 22 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from dness
14 events 9 reviews

Fabulous to see so much marine wildlife! It was a lucky day for us. We saw many blue whales - mother and child. We saw dozens of dolphins diving and jumping. We also saw a sea lion.
There was a volunteer on board from the Catacean society to...continued

reviewed Jul 28 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Darlene
16 events 5 reviews

We loved this trip! The captain was knowledgeable about the sea life and recited a lot of fun facts. He really tried to made the ride enjoyable. We did see a blue whale! There were staff on board to assist visitors in visualizing the sea life....continued

reviewed Jul 06 2013 report as inappropriate
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Join Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching, and delight in the exciting sights and sounds of the many types of magnificent ocean creatures that live off the coast of Dana Point — a known landmark for whale sightings. Dana Wharf’s tours offer rare glimpses into a huge variety of underwater wildlife that you’ll never forget.

May through November is Blue Whale Season! You will not believe your eyes if you get to see the Blue Whale, which can grow up to 100 feet long and weigh up to 100 tons. Explore the coastal waters, have fun and relax. During the summer, cruises will also continue to see the dolphin pods, sun fish, sea lions and more that live off the coast throughout the rest of the year. Every trip is a new experience.

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