Dana Wharf Whale Watching
The originator of Whale Watching in Orange County since 1971. Take an adventure cruise to see the California Gray Whales in their natural environment. Fun for all ages and sightings of whales or dolphins are guaranteed or come back again and ride free. Excursions depart every hour from 8 AM to 4 PM during the Festival weekends and every trip is approx. 2 hours. Prices: Adults $45, Senior and Military $35, Children 3-12 years $25, Children 2 and under are free. Back by popular demand – The Whale of a Deal at 8 AM. All seats just $15 – weekends only, hurry the best deal in town sells out fast. Check out our schedule and purchase online, visit www.danawharf.com and use a promo code FOW13 save $8 per adult fare, not valid on 8 AM special.
Dana Wharf Whale Watching is also hosting a special 2.5-hour Whale Watching excursion following their Marine Mammal Lecture both weekends at 11:30 AM and 2 PM. A variety of guest marine biologists will present recent findings on local whales, dolphins and other marine mammals aboard their 63-foot, state-of-the-art OCean Adventures Catamaran – featuring an incredibly spacious viewing deck and full-service deli-style gallery – for those that want a one-on-one educational experience, hurry these trips sell out. Prior to the 11:30 AM departure, a special lecture session from 10 AM to 11 AM and continental breakfast at Harpoon Henry’s will be included with all 11:30 AM reservations. Tickets are $55 for adults, $35 for children 3 – 12 and free for children under 2. (No senior rate when combined with Marine Mammal Lecture and continental breakfast. Without lecture and breakfast, Senior rate is $35.) For reservations call 800-979-3370 or 888-224-0603 or visit www.danawharf.com