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Up close with a magnificent blue whale tail!Visiting with Patches, the famous west coast bottlenose dolphinOverhead look at "DolphinSafari"Dana Point is one of the best places in the world to see blue whales

Catamaran Sailboat for Up-Close Whale Watching in Dana Point

This catamaran provides an intimate dolphin and whale watching experience and comfortably carries about 20 passengers. Perfect for small groups of family and friends looking to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy each other's company while getting up-close and personal with whales, dolphins, sea lions, pelagic birds, and much more. Cushioned seating and panoramic views are available in the enclosed cockpit but returning guests know the best place to be is on the bow! Her specially designed bow with Eye-Spy Dolphin Nets is so close to the water that you feel as though you can touch the animals! You’re also close enough to hear the dolphins vocalize as they swim right under your feet. It’s almost like being in a kayak! There is a restroom available on the boat. This boat is a crew and passenger favorite. She was the first vessel in Southern California to offer year-round dolphin watching. And it was aboard this catamaran sailboat that Captain Dave filmed his award-winning documentary, “Wild Dolphins & Whales of Southern California“. About Dana Point Whale Watching Dana Point, CA, is the Dolphin and Whale Watching Capital of the World® and the first Whale Heritage Site in the Americas. Experience year-round whales and dolphins including blue whales (May – Oct.), gray whales (Dec. - May), fin whales, humpback whales, minke whales and more, plus 5 species of dolphins that can number in herds up to 10,000! Rare dolphins like orcas and pilot whales can be seen at any time. You could also see sea lions and seals, pelagic birds, and various species of fish, including sharks. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Send Booking Inquiry” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

Starting from

$500/hour
  • Hourly
    12 hrs max
  • $500/hr
    3 hrs min
Captain Dave

Captain Dave

1 booking
Captain Provided in Price
Professional Captain provided and included in the price.
Capacity
20 guests
Tours, Lessons, and Diving
Whale Watching

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Captain Dave

Captain Dave

1 booking

He’s responsible for designing our incredible Underwater Viewing Pods. She’s responsible for making those tasty Triple Fudge Brownies. Together they have created the most unique dolphin and whale watching experience in the world!

Features & Details

Make
Sailboat
Model
Marples/SeaRunner
Length
35ft
Year
1997
  • Head

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

1% refund up to 90 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

Reservation is non-cancelable, non-refundable, and non-changeable.

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