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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

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34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
+1 800-590-9994
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Whale Watching Excursion in Dana Point
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  • Excellent75%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
+1 800-590-9994
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

I have been deep sea fishing over 60 years. Dana Warf's captains and crew are totally service oriented. From helping you "rig" up to taking your fish off the hook they are there for you. That is not case at 99% at other fishing ports...More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

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. We are so thrilled...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Great day out of Dana Wharf. Crew was awesome. Burgers should not be missed.Going out again this weekend.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

You Rock! Thank you for your review. Thank you for taking some of your valuable time to provide fellow consumers with your rich perspective. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 24 October 2017

The sunset whale watch was awesome. Didn't see any whales on our trip, but I know that's hit or miss. Had a great time, would go again! Crew was top notch, clean boat.More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

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...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

We had a great time, crew was very helpful and provided education. We unfortunately did not see any whales or dolphins. They did give us a rain check so next time we are in town we will return and try again.More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

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...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

It was worth every penny! We saw hundreds of dolphins and a couple of sea lions. Our kids loved it, was the highlight of our California trip.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for both your patronage and for posting such generous comments regarding our business. We work very hard to ensure that we please wonderful customers like you. Thank you for validating that we are accomplishing that goal.

Reviewed 21 October 2017

We saw so many dolphins!!! What an amazing trip! My 4yr old nephew first time on a boat and the crew made it so fun for him. He helped tie up the boat and he loved every minute.

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for recently recommending our business and for sharing with the online consumer community your positive experience. Please introduce yourself next time you visit as we would like to extend our appreciation in person.

Reviewed 21 October 2017

If you ever thought you may want to try this, this would be your best start... Great bunch of people and well equipped, Incredible time we had!

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for your kind words about Dana Wharf Whale Watching. It is always a great pleasure to hear that we are serving our customers well. We look forward to serving you again soon. Gratefully,Dana Wharf Whale Watching

Reviewed 20 October 2017

I have been fishing out of Dana Wharf for 40 years. I have also fished out of Newport Beach, Long Beach and San Pedro. By far, I get consistently the best service and best fishing experience from Dana Wharf. This does not mean we catch...More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you so much for your great review of Dana Wharf , we will share this with our Captains and crews they try hard to make everyone have the best experience ! Thanks for always choosing Dana Wharf.

Reviewed 18 October 2017

So glad the boat took a different route and found a large pod of dolphins for us to see. It is not whale season at present but great on the water and plenty of dolphins. We really enjoyed our trip. Thanks

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for recently recommending our business and for sharing with the online consumer community your positive experience. Please introduce yourself next time you visit as we would like to extend our appreciation in person.

Reviewed 18 October 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful time on the cruise. The wines that were poured were all from Italy and were quite delicious! The crew was super nice and we even made new friends. Also we picked the most gorgeous day to go and...More

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Donna K, Manager at Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you for your kind words about Dana Wharf Whale Watching. It is always a great pleasure to hear that we are serving our customers well. We look forward to serving you again soon. Gratefully,Dana Wharf

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condorchristi
16 December 2017|
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Response from TahmiJoh | Reviewed this property |
The best way to see wildlife is on deck. The inside is mainly for transit and meals....not a great place to see the water. Thus, if not raining or too windy, a sweat shirt should be fine. Got to love California winters!
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jmiller232
7 June 2017|
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Response from Donna K | Property representative |
Hi yes we run a 5pm trip daily , that trip is discounted only $29 it's a great deal and we see a tremendous amount of marine life !
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jmiller232
5 June 2017|
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Response from Frank R | Reviewed this property |
As with fishing whale watching is a hit and a miss dana wharf whale watching crew did their best to find us some whale, we saw dolphins and A fine whale June 6 2017
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