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Dana Point Harbor

34624 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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34624 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been to the Dana Point Harbor many times in the last twelve years, my brother keeps his boat there, I have left for Catalina several times, and have taken friends out for dinner and/or drinks and after dinner harbor walks. Lately I have...More

Thank 333greenman
Reviewed yesterday

This is obviously the go to place in Dana Point. Several small shops and restaurants...really lovely.

Thank Barbi1526
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dana Point Harbor has a marina with lots of boats. The scenery of the Pacific ocean is beautiful. The harbor has lots of souvenir shops featuring beach-themed trinkets and restaurants in all price categories. There's walking areas by the storefronts. I enjoyed being near the...More

Thank Scubajackie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I took my nephews, 7 and 11, along with my 14 year old daughter for a walk along the harbor. The kids enjoyed seeing the crabs along the marina (cheap entertainment). We walked over the bridge to the park area and enjoyed just sitting on...More

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are fortunate to live 2 miles from Dana point Harbor. We love to stroll to baby beach and the ocean institute. Baby beach is used for launching kayaks paddle boards and great for families. We frequent Johns Fish market for their famous fish and...More

1  Thank M0M049
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for family , great day with my family, kids. Fun and cool. People very happy and friendly. I love this please

Thank Oleg T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time we have walked the harbor area and it was very nice - a selection of restaurants and some shops.

Thank HazelB333
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, good restaurants, safe for children. Even though it was the 4th of July it did not seem crowded, and all the shop personal were friendly and cooperative.

Thank Bill N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed how clean and calm the harbor was. We learned paddle boarding around the harbor and it was perfect. We say many orange fish and crabs. There was even a sea loin on the dock sun bathing...so cool!

Thank fireflyadt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to chill out, watch boats, paddle boarders, and walk the family dog. Quite, clean, and safe. Lots of parking, but it fills up. The parking is free. Good variety of shops and full restaurants and small deli style eateries. Safe for the entire...More

Thank John C
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Christopher T
6 July 2017|
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Response from Chad G | Reviewed this property |
Not that I've ever seen but after heavy rains it's there. According to the Orange County Register, it's flowing again. Google it. I can't post html links here.
Christopher T
5 July 2017|
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Response from Ruth G | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no waterfalls at Dana Point. There are some scenic beaches to explore, lots of picnic spots, good restaurants, huge marina with interesting boats, and the Ocean Institute is quite intriguing! Lots to see and... More
13 May 2016|
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Response from MrBigWave | Reviewed this property |
The schedule may have changed since I went. Check on-line as seasons will effect schedule. It's a great trip enjoy. PS If this helps please state with a thumbs -up. ~BWD