Dana Wharf Whale Watching
Dana Wharf Whale Watching
(800) 979-3370 or (800) 590-9994
March 2, 3, 9, 10
The Original 2 Hour Whale Watching Trip
Simply the best – from the originators of whale watching in Orange County and voted #1 five years in a row by Dana Point Times!
Expert captains and certified naturalists narrate each excursion, detailing the whales’ movements through their natural migration path. As the originator of Whale Watching in Orange County, Dana Wharf remains family owned and operated and is exclusively endorsed by world-renowned marine life artist Wyland. Every trip is a new and different adventure, all showcasing the beauty of the Pacific Ocean underwater world right here, off the coast of Dana Point. Kids rock at Dana Wharf and often get to meet the Captain! Marine Mammal “rain checks” ensure you see a good show of whales or dolphins or your next trip is FREE!
Excursions depart every hour, on the 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 $29, Children 2 and under are always FREE. For reservations call 888-224-0603 or to purchase tickets please visit www.danawharf.com. Use promo code Fow18 save $10 off all tickets excludes special 8am and 4pm trips.
8 AM Trip Special – Want a whale of a deal? $15 per person on all 8am trips! Hurry, the best deal in town sells out fast. Regular price is $45 – huge savings! For reservations call 888-224-0603 or to purchase tickets please visit www.danawharf.com.
4 PM Sunset Whale Watch Trip – Also take advantage of the wonderful sunsets in Dana Point on our specially priced Sunset Whale Watch trip. Sip cocktails or your favorite wine or beer from our on board bar as you take in the fabulous sunset. All tickets on this 4-6 PM trip are just $29 for adults and seniors and $19 for kids compared to our usual $45 rate for adults and $35 for seniors. (No other discounts accepted on this trip.) For reservations call 888-224-0603 or to purchase tickets please visit www.danawharf.com.
The 2 1/2 Hour Deluxe Catamaran Adventure – Join Dana Wharf on a special 2.5-hour Whale Watching adventure both weekends at 11:30 AM and 2PM. Board Dana Wharf’s luxurious 63-foot, state-of-the-art, custom-built OCean Adventures Catamaran or the new 50-foot Lot’ A Fun for a unique adventure departing at 11:30 for 2.5 hours. Featuring a smooth ride and an incredibly spacious viewing deck, these are the perfect vessels for whale and dolphin watching. Hurry, these trips sell out quickly. Our famous “rain check” for marine mammal sightings guarantee applies to these trips as well. Marine Mammal “rain checks” ensure you see a good show of whales or dolphin or your next trip is FREE! Tickets that include the whale watching, lecture and continental breakfast are $55 for adults, $35 for seniors and children 3–12, and children 2 and under are always FREE!
Drone Demo with Our Marine Life Top-of-Mind – How do they do it? How do the professionals fly drones safely and respectfully, while keeping the safety of our marine wildlife top-of-mind?
See how they operate Dana Wharf’s drones and learn how to get that perfect shot while maintaining a safe distance from whales and other marine wildlife. We will have a 30-minute demo during our 2.5-hour trip that focuses on this new technology that we use daily, to get you up close and personal with the marine life we see off our coast. From the expansive decks of the Ocean Adventures our experts will answer your questions and show you how it is done. This is a great trip for all you techies out there that want to learn more and discover tips on operating your drones safely and respectfully in our waters.
All adult guests will receive a copy of Dana Wharf Whale Watching’s new whale and dolphin DVD, “Sharing the Shores off Dana Point” (a $20 value). Offered every day of the Festival of Whales during our deluxe Whale Watch from 2 PM – 4:30 PM. To purchase tickets please visit www.danawharf.com.