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Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing

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34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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US$36.00*
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Dana Point Sportfishing
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US$750.00*
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Sportfishing Private Charter in Dana Point
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Whale Watching Adventures, Charters , Fishing and more from Dana Point
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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34675 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629-2908
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"fish"
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"bass"
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"whale watching"
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"half price"
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"the fury"
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"captain and crew"
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"sea lions"
in 123 reviews
"the galley"
in 25 reviews
"great trip"
in 95 reviews
"see whales"
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"tuna"
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"grey whales"
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"hour trip"
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"weather was perfect"
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"two hours"
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"common dolphins"
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"saw dolphins"
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Reviewed today

This was my first time back home in several several years and the captain and crew were absolutely wonderful!! Seeing some pacific blues and the dolphins was the cherry on top!! Thank you!!!

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Reviewed yesterday

Staff was knowledgeable and polite, made the experience nice. We didn't get the chance to see any whales, sometime that's the way it goes. However, we did encounter and enormous pod of dolphins - it was amazing.

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Reviewed yesterday

Always a great time on the fishing excursions. The crew is a all great and the fishing is so much fun.

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Reviewed yesterday

Took my 80 yr old mom on a 1/2 day 10am trip. The crew was good and made you feel welcome. The boat was the

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Reviewed yesterday

Great deckhands and captain. while I was new to fishing for yellow tail and only got some bites and fed the seals with the ones I hooked, it was still a great trip with the boat taking a total of 92 yellow tales. We also...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Booked a family of 13 had an awesome time catching fish. We didn’t have much keepers but the crew were very helpful removing our fish from our pole many times. Very polite and interacted with the customer especially with kids.

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Reviewed yesterday

Went on a 12-5pm (1/2 Day) Trip to celebrate father’s day a little late. We had an absolute blast and still find time to talk about it throughout the weeks. I got sick because how rough the waters were at the time and instantly crew...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took my who was visiting from Idaho on the 2 hr. cruise and we had a blast! I strongly recommend a Bloody Mary from the bar while enjoying your adventure, Yummy!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My sons, ages 6 & 8 had a blast on this trip!!! We caught more fish the. I can count and the captain and deck hands spent a lot of time helping the boys catch fish.

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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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