WHALE WATCHING OVERVIEW
Dana Point Harbor is the Whale and Dolphin Capital of the World (R). From migrating gray whales in the winter to blue whales in the spring and summer, Dana Point Harbor is a navigating landmark for the whales. Dana Point Harbor is ideally located for easy and quick access to board a boat and be in the open ocean in 5 minutes. The below companies are the best whale watching operators in California and Orange County, and offer both private and public charters.
Capt. Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari
Hit the high seas for whale watching, high-tech catamarans, underwater viewing pods, private charters, and more with Capt. Dave's Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari. Great for families and corporate groups.View WebsiteDirections|(949) 488-2828>
Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching
Since 1971, at Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whalewatching, every trip is an adventure. Whale watching, sportfishing, open charters, cruises, corporate events and a retail store.View WebsiteDirections|(949) 496-5794>
OC Ocean Adventures
The Ocean Adventure Catamaran cruise is a journey to explore the living wonders of the ocean, including whales, dolphins, birds and more! With a capacity of 59ft, it is available for private charter for any occasion.View WebsiteDirections|(949) 496-5794>
Zodiac Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari
Hop aboard this zodiac dolphin and whale watching excursion for an intimate 2-hour look at Southern California’s year-round whales and dolphins. Perfect for adventurous types seeking a fast and fun tour!
Aventura Sailing Association
Since 1976, Aventura Sailing has offered the best in Bareboat, Skippered Charters, Corporate Regattas and Sailing instruction for club members. Located on the East Island side of the Harbor.View WebsiteDirections|(949) 493-9493>
A 1926 Classic Sailing Schooner, Curlew offers a unique setting for corporate outings, family gatherings, romantic occasions, and memorials at sea. Unforgettable journeys for the adventurous at heart.View WebsiteDirections|(949) 922-2759>
The Marina at Dana Point
Offering boat slips, guest slips, commercial fishing slips and authorized sailing/boat charters.View WebsiteDirections(949) 496-6137>
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