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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

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Address: 34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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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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Luxury Catamaran Sunset Wine Cruise in Dana Point

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A Whale of a Good Time!

Everything went smoothly despite the layer of fog that we finally passed through and then enjoyed some sunshine... and whales!! The captain and crew were all nice young gentlemen... read more

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Reviewed 14 March 2017
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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We are amateurs and asked to rent all the equipment needed. I have been to sport fishing before in the Bay Area before where boats were equipped with what we needed. Unfortunately, I was told that the weights (sinkers) we had at Dana Port were inappropriate for the type of fishing we had to do. (I was forced to buy... More 

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Your comments and suggestions on how we can do a better job are appreciated. Please know these suggestions don't go unnoticed and we will be sharing your thoughts with the team to continue our goal of providing every customer with an exceptional experience. More 

Redondo Beach, California
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Everything went smoothly despite the layer of fog that we finally passed through and then enjoyed some sunshine... and whales!! The captain and crew were all nice young gentlemen and really cared that we all had a good experience.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent visit and subsequent wonderful praise. Feedback, especially from such well-spoken customers like you, is not only invaluable to those researching businesses like ours, but is also important to us. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your comments and feedback with us. Thanks again. More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Did the whale-watching trip, during pea-soup fog, & the captain worked hard to find a whale for us! He was very knowledgeable. He also stopped the boat for a minute to grab some floating garbage (birthday balloons!) out of the water.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent visit and subsequent wonderful praise. Feedback, especially from such well-spoken customers like you, is not only invaluable to those researching businesses like ours, but is also important to us. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your comments and feedback with us. Thanks again. More 

San Marcos, California
1 review
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great time even though we did get a lot of fish the skipper try real hard to fine the fish we did both drift and anchor

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

We deeply appreciate your very positive review of our business. We are very pleased that you got to enjoy many favorite aspects of what we have to offer. It is always most rewarding to hear directly from our customers and especially those willing to provide their positive perspective with the online world and beyond. Please revisit us soon and often. More 

Winchester, Virginia
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We really enjoyed our sunset cruise. We were very fortunate to see 3 whales and a sea lion. The sunset was absolutely beautiful. Everyone on the boat was very friendly and even thought they had done this many times, was still very excited to see the whales as well! Highly recommend this cruise.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Every day we count our blessings that our business attracts such nice and kind hearted patrons like you. That you would take your time to so generously honor our staff is totally appreciated. We are believers that within each review one gets a glimpse of the character and quality of the reviewer as well as that which they review. That... More 

Mohawk, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

So much fun! My mother, father, husband, 19 month old daughter, and I all attended this outing and had a blast. We saw lots of whales and dolphins! The dolphins swam all around us and jumped in the water.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

We deeply appreciate your very positive review of our business. We are very pleased that you got to enjoy many favorite aspects of what we have to offer. It is always most rewarding to hear directly from our customers and especially those willing to provide their positive perspective with the online world and beyond. Please revisit us soon and often. More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We took the catamaran tour for 2.5 hours, and certainly got more than our money's worth on this tour! Whales and dolphins galore! Friendly staff, knowledgeable captains--a very comfortable and enjoyable little cruise. Don't forget to bring warm clothes, and do stop by Proud Mary's restaurant/bar if you have the time.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

We deeply appreciate your very positive review of our business. We are very pleased that you got to enjoy many favorite aspects of what we have to offer. It is always most rewarding to hear directly from our customers and especially those willing to provide their positive perspective with the online world and beyond. Please revisit us soon and often. More 

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Well are trip to Dana Point from Las Vegas was an adventure to say the least, First off our tour bus was an hour late due to mechanical problems then a flat tire by Barstow, CA and to top it off the bus driver got lost because he missed the exit to Dana Point,CA and was going to San Diego... More 

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

We deeply appreciate your very positive review of our business. We are very pleased that you got to enjoy many favorite aspects of what we have to offer. It is always most rewarding to hear directly from our customers and especially those willing to provide their positive perspective with the online world and beyond. Please revisit us soon and often. More 

Denver, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Very reasonably priced whale watching trip. Saw hundreds of dolphins and a humpback whale. Clean boat and professional, friendly crew.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent visit and subsequent wonderful praise. Feedback, especially from such well-spoken customers like you, is not only invaluable to those researching businesses like ours, but is also important to us. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your comments and feedback with us. Thanks again. More 

Red Rock, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 11 March 2017

My wife and I went on the whale watching 2 hour tour and the 9 hour fishing trip. We had a blast on both. The whale watching started out with quickly finding two south bound swimming gray whales. We followed them for over an hour before going to find some dolphins. The fishing trip was the best one I have... More 

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this review

We deeply appreciate your very positive review of our business. We are very pleased that you got to enjoy many favorite aspects of what we have to offer. It is always most rewarding to hear directly from our customers and especially those willing to provide their positive perspective with the online world and beyond. Please revisit us soon and often. More 

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