Annual Grey Whale Watching Tours at Dana Wharf

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Date(s) - Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - Thursday, November 15, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Dana Wharf


Annual Grey Whale Watching Tours at Dana Wharf

Enjoy Annual Grey Whale Watching Tours at Dana Wharf. Interact with over 1000 whales during the  Gray whale migration in the winter and view hundreds of 90 feet Blue whales in the summer . In addition to whales, thousands of dolphins, sea lions, sea faring birds and even shark are found year-round in the waters.

Join Dana Wharf Whale Watching aboard the OCean Adventures catamaran for a special 8 hour ULTIMATE whale watching trip on Saturday Dec 30, 2017 and Sunday January 28, 2018. Limited to 30 passengers. $99 per person. NO coupons or discounts. This excursion is very popular and sells out so book early! This is during the peak migration.

1/2 PRICE TUESDAYS all year round!
Half price off the usual adult fare!
Sunset cruises are only $29 on select dates!

Please note that Tuesday trips generally sell out, so for a less crowded boat please book a full-priced ticket for a different day of the week.

Going on sale December 1st – 31st
Annual Passes for Whale Watching 2018
For the love of Whale and Dolphins! We are offering our first ever annual pass! It includes one bonus month (Dec. 17) if you buy it early. Join us on any 2 hour whale watch any day, as many days as you would like in 2018 . Whale watching is year round here in Dana Point, we are the whale watching capitol of the west. Join us any time as long as seats are available! Details of the pass can be found below:


  • $399 Adult Pass/ $195 Youth Pass (kids ages 4-14 years old)
  • Can be used on any regularly scheduled trip
  • 2 hour evening whale watching
    8am Special trips for 2 hours
    Festival of Whales all 2 hour trips

Delight in the exciting sights and sounds of the magnificent ocean creatures off Dana Point. Known as a landmark for marine life sightings, Dana Wharf’s ocean adventure cruises offer rare glimpses into a huge variety of underwater wildlife and gorgeous scenic views you’ll never forget.

Search for whales, dolphin, sea lion and other exciting marine life! All cruises are narrated by our expert captains who will educate you on the abundant ocean life on our coast. Trips are all 2 hours long, plenty of time to discover the world that lies beneath! Remember that sightings of marine life are guaranteed!

Cost: Adults – $45; Seniors (55and over) $35, Kids – $29 ( 3-12) 2 and under are free

Come aboard the specially built, luxurious catamaran for an incredible 2 to 2.5-hour Whale and Dolphin Adventure. A totally different, intimate and unforgettable experience!
2.5 Hour Catamaran Tours start back up in January also we are running 4 hour and 8 hour trips see our schedule.


  • A limited number of passengers – this trip is NEVER CROWDED!
  • Amazing viewing platform- our passengers can view marine life and not get wet.
  • A faster and quieter journey – advanced technology engines assure you a smooth ride!
  • An up close and personal experience – get closer to marine life such as whales and dolphins and watch them as they swim beneath you.
  • An educational experience – get your questions answered by our on-board professional naturalist or marine biologist.
  • Bask in the sun on the sun bench in the back or ride the bow for an adventure!
  • Our enclosed cabin boasts a full view of the ocean and flat screen monitors so you can see the Captain’s navigation screen and more.

The 63 ft OCean Adventure is an eco-friendly, state-of-the-art catamaran, also available for charters. It is certified to carry up to 59 passengers and is fully equipped with an easy-access deli-style galley and full-service bar.


Contact Dana Wharf

(949) 496-5794


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