Things To Do In Dana Point

Two-Hour Evening Whale-Watching Cruise for One, Two, or Four from Dana Wharf Whale Watching (Up to 54% Off)

Dana Wharf Whale Watching

Dana Point

$25 $12


Experienced crew guides sightseers on two-hour evening tours to catch views of scenic seascapes and blue and gray whales

Admission for One or Two to a Three-Hour Social Painting Event from Paints Uncorked (Up to 44% Off)

Paints Uncorked

Multiple Locations

$45 $25

Grab a seat and an easel near the bar and learn the strokes for recreating the session's chosen art piece while enjoying a glass of wine

5 or 10 Pilates Classes at Rado's Fitness (Up to 63% Off)

Rado's Fitness

Dana Point

$130 $49

Pilates strengthens cores and helps participants build long, lean muscles and increase flexibility

Painting Classes for One or Two at Painting and Fun (Up to 61% Off)

Painting and Fun

Multiple Locations

$45 $20

Experienced painter teaches students of all ability levels to create paintings with step-by-step instructions; supplies provided

Wine Tasting and Harbor Cruise for Two or Four on Friday or Sunday from OC Ocean Adventures (Up to 52% Off)

OC Ocean Adventures

Dana Point

$98 $49


A 63 ft. catamaran glides through Dana Point Harbor during 90-minute cruises as a convivial host serves snacks and The Organic Cellar wine

$189 for a Five-Week Sailing-Lesson Package with Certification from Aventura Sailing Association (Up to $475 Value)

Aventura Sailing Association

Dana Point

$475 $189


A five-week sailing course teaches students the skills necessary to charter a boat, and membership grants rentals from a sailboat fleet

Four or Eight Weeks of Unlimited Boot Camp at A FIT Club (Up to 81% Off)

A FIT Club

Multiple Locations

$200 $39

AFAA-certified personal trainers lead cardio, core, and strength-training exercises in the park

10 or 20 Yoga Classes at Sun Salute Yoga (Up to 85% Off)

Sun Salute Yoga

Dana Point

$195 $29


Seasoned yogis lead students through poses on a soft floor that eases pressure on the joints and strengthens core muscles

One or Three One-Hour Outdoor Personal Training Sessions at Laguna Personal Fitness (Up to 73% Off)

Laguna Personal Fitness

Lantern Bay Park

$60 $19

Certified personal trainers get their clients in peak physical condition with custom-tailored training regimens in a stunning oceanside park

One- or Two-Month Wing Chun School Membership with Uniform at The Dragon Institute (Up to 70% Off)

The Dragon Institute

Dana Point

$149 $45

Wing Chun, a Chinese martial art practiced by Bruce Lee, teaches self-defense, discipline, and respect

PADI Open Water Diver Course with Option for Two Underwater Scooter Dives at Beach Cities Scuba (Up to 71% Off)

Beach Cities Scuba

Multiple Locations

$575 $199


PADI-certification course imparts open-water scuba skills over course of two weekends; optional dives with underwater scooter

5 or 10 Barre Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Barre Classes at Desa Prana (Up to 67% Off)

Desa Prana

Dana Point

$100 $49

60-minute barre workouts integrate Pilates, ballet, and exercises with light weights to tone muscles

One Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes or 10 or 20 Classes at Billy Blanks Ancient Arts Studio (Up to 78% Off)

Billy Blanks Ancient Arts Studio

Dana Point

$269 $99

Classes include instruction by Billy Blanks in Cross Fit, Tae Kwon Do and TaeBo the hybrid martial-art workout created by Billy Blanks

Two-Hour Fly Fishing Class for One or Two at Lani Fishing (Up to 55% Off)

Lani Fishing

Dana Point Harbor

$95 $45

Instructors teach students fly fishing techniques in the Tenkara method—using carbon-fiber poles without reels

Boot Camp Classes at So Cal Boot Camp (Up to 84% Off)

So Cal Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$223 $35


Fitness program includes nutritional coaching, motivational training, and fitness instruction aimed at incinerating body fat

Three-Hour Wildlife-Sighting Boat Ride from SoCal Dolphin Adventures (Up to 53% Off)

So Cal Dolphin Adventures

Dana Point

$225 $105

Head out to the open water on a small vessel in search of majestic marine animals such as dolphins and sea lions

Half- or Full-Day Guided Kayak Fishing for Two from Fish Village (Up to 53% Off)

Fish Village

Dana Point

$260 $129

Anglers use sit-on-top kayaks during guided half- or full-day fishing trip through Dana Point

One, Two, or Four Three-Hour Painting Classes at Painting & Vino - Orange County (Up to 51% Off)

Painting & Vino

Multiple Locations

$45 $25

Professional artists give step-by-step instructions that teach guests how to recreate works of art while enjoying wine or cocktails

5 or 10 Group Reformer or Barre Classes at Reform Pilates Studio (Up to 59% Off)

Reform Pilates Studio

Dana Point

$120 $49

Reformer machines allow for greater range of motion in workouts; barre classes use the ballet barre and dance foundation movements

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The instructors and professional staff at PADI five-star instructor center Beach Cities Scuba introduce students to the big blue with PADI-certified diving courses for divers of all levels. They certify newbies with basic open-water courses and teach advanced divers in specialty courses such as Deep Diver, Rescue Diver, and Shark Therapist. They operate out of five convenient locations and sling necessary gear in onsite stores, from wetsuits and facemasks to spear guns. Beach Cities Scuba also connects divers through its dive club and hosts exotic dive trips to locations such as Indonesia, Fiji, and Cozumel.

34283 Pacific Coast Hwy
Dana Point,

At Reform Pilates Studio, getting long, lean physiques through Pilates isn't limited to any one method. While Pilates mat classes are held for all skill levels, Pilates enthusiasts can also choose from group equipment classes, power equipment classes set to upbeat tunes, and barre classes. The barre classes use a ballet barre and isometric movements to sculpt muscles while using the body for improved balance and coordination. Classes, which are held throughout the week, are taught by instructors who have numerous certifications and degrees and help build strength, flexibility, and overall well-being.

34241 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Dana Point,

Dana Wharf Whale Watching's expert crews and skippers glide their watercrafts on the open seas so visitors can soak up sunshine while searching for rare and endangered whales as they migrate south to avoid tax season. Expert captains steer crafts through frothy spumes and narrate each trip, educating passengers on the abundant life beneath the glassy waters. Voyagers can either venture into the boat's full-service galley for a hot meal or bring their own food and nonalcoholic drinks to stave off hunger and resist eating the ocean's jagged, hamburger-shaped coral.

34675 Golden Lantern
Dana Point,

Historical photos of Dana Point cover the walls of Pacific Coast House of Rides, giving patrons a foretaste of the sights they may see if they set out on one of the store’s gas scooters, bikes, and ATVs. Available for rental or purchase, the expansive selection includes some items that can be shipped to customers for free from warehouses across the country. As a top distributor for BMS Motor, the shop also outfits riders with parts and accessories, such as helmets for safe driving and even safer haircuts.

34105 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Dana Point,

The elegant artisan-styled Romance on the Water bridal fair exhibits an eclectic array of resources and local vendors to assist brides-to-be in crafting their vision for matrimonial merriment. Delectable hors d'oeuvres and live music from an on-site DJ sate gallivanting bridal buffs as they seek inspiration in chic surroundings designed by a modish crop of top-notch vendors that, in past fairs, have included Crate & Barrel, The Cupcake Store, and Krista Jon Floral & Botanical Stylist. Jo Malone, Disney Fairy Tale Weddings, and Frette Linens are set to join the May 22 fair's roster.

24399 Dana Drive
Dana Point,

Snorkeling provides land-lubbing humans with an easy, thrilling opportunity to meet their distant marine neighbors and escape the summer heat. In one two-hour joyride, the skilled seafarers at Riviera Yacht Charters will board passengers on a gorgeous Coast Guard-certified vessel for a breezy tour of the ocean surface, leaving dazzling figure eights and calligraphy spelling out the names of famous horses in its wake. They'll then outfit each explorer in snorkeling gear in preparation for an underwater tour of coastal kelp forests, reefs, and coral sandscrapers, where a certified PADI underwater naturalist will take the time to identify the marine creatures that cross your goggled pathway. Call ahead to schedule your trip.

34671 Puerto Pl
Dana Point,