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The Pilgrim

Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point, CA
+1 949-496-2274
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OK tour but no real wow factor.

First, I am spoiled. In San Diego, we have the Star of India and other boat tours so this didn't... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jerry K
Like the old days

My family visited the Pilgrim, a replica of an old sailing ship. We were amazed how a large group... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Jacobus M
Huntington Beach, California
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Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point, CA
+1 949-496-2274
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, I am spoiled. In San Diego, we have the Star of India and other boat tours so this didn't come close. Our guide was nice but we were never fully engaged with stories about the ship. It's a quick tour, mainly for children.

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My family visited the Pilgrim, a replica of an old sailing ship. We were amazed how a large group of sailors could live, eat, sleep, etc. on a small ship like the Pilgrim. A very informative tour that I can recommend to visit with small...More

Thank Jacobus M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A great side trip just for photos, tours can be arrange to board and get a quick tour. Kids would love this.

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is a great ship see in person, worth the trip alone. The nice thing is, they offer tours at times where you can walk the decks and explore the cabins below decks. Nice, living history. There are sea journeys that kids at the local...More

Thank Marty S
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is a duplicate of the original tall ship from the 1800's. Ton of history. Author Richard Henry Dana wrote the book, "Two Years Before the Mast" which tells the story of his two years on board as a working crewman. 18 men sailed from...More

2  Thank bruce4magi
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A really fun and informative tour of the Pilgrim and Richard Henry Dana. Great for young and old alike, and read "Two Years Before the Mast" for an even better time.

2  Thank lcsOrangeCounty_Cq
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you like boats, ships, the ocean and a flare for the historical, this is the spot to visit, when it's allowed. I video taped a wedding about this vessel and it was very different for any wedding that I've ever done. First of all...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Lots to do over by the pilgim. Whalewatch on a tall ship, ocean institute, baby beach and of course Pilgim tours

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Dana Point's Ocean Institute in Dana Point Harbor offers an extraordinary array of instructive, interactive & exciting experiences for young & old. Be sure to consult the Institute's online schedule for dates, times and cost.

1  Thank jaslosky
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is a replica of the pilgrim but it is a really great spot to visit with the kids and discuss the history of it. Great views as well all around the Dana Cove and you could stop into the Baby Beach as well.

Thank MamaBof5
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