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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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USD 25.00*
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Whale Watching Excursion in Dana Point
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Whale watching at Dana Point

Crew was excellent. Got to see lots of dolphins and three grey whales. The weather was perfect, we enjoyed the 2 hour excursion

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Newport Beach, California
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Riverside ca
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Crew was not rude but surely not friendly crew on previous 3/4 trip was much better one crew member said to fish anywhere while another said to fish the other side

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Newport Beach, California
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Crew was excellent. Got to see lots of dolphins and three grey whales. The weather was perfect, we enjoyed the 2 hour excursion

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Syracuse, New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our whale watching became a great white. Dolphin. Bird. Sea lion and whale watch it was so incredible to have this experience with my girlfriends. The crew worked very hard to make it memorable

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Mission Viejo, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Captain put us right on the fish. As always the crew was great, a real family friendly company. Even good fishing for the winter, killed the rockfish. Check out the galley, breakfast burrito is delicious

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Clovis
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We would definitely go again! The food wasn't expensive and our captain was very informative. You can bring your own water and snacks too!

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Bakersfield, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a pleasant experience but the reality on April 11th wasn't anything like the pictures on their brochure. At best we saw about a quarter of a whale's tail from time to time. Valuable information and comments for 2 hours that filled the gaps between the appearances of dolphins and glimpses of the whales.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great value professional and friendly service. Can't guarantee whales but dolphins and sea lions are likely.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were very excited about doing this trip. We had found a Groupon and when we called to make our reservation, they said to go online to book the trip. I asked if it could be used the same day and was told yes, we just had to go online to book. When we went online the voucher did not... More 

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

Thank you for the review and thoughtful critique. We will take your suggestions under consideration and do our best to incorporate some of your ideas. We value all of our customers so when we receive feedback from them on how we can improve, we always take it to heart. More 

Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great day, sports fishing, all that went fishing caught something and crew where very helpful. Recommended

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

Thank you for selecting us and for revealing your positive view of our business with others. We strive to deserve accolades like yours every single day and we will never tire of hearing that we please our treasured customers and clientele More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely a great trip and the crew was top notch. We did see sea lions, and very large pods of pacific white side Dolphins who were very very entertaining. No whales however. This is the end of the grey whale migration season. None the less, I was impressed that the captain returned our tickets that can be used on another... More 

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

Thank you for selecting us and for revealing your positive view of our business with others. We strive to deserve accolades like yours every single day and we will never tire of hearing that we please our treasured customers and clientele More 

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