Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching

Dana Point

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Experienced crew guides fishermen on daily 5- or 9-hour tours to see scenic views & reel in seasonal catches, such as halibut & barracuda

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Promotional value expires Jun 15, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1/person, may buy 11 more as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. 48hr advance reservation required. Credit card required at booking for parties of 6+. 24hr cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon may apply. Subject to weather and availability. Must be 18+ or be accompanied by guardian. Not valid 4/1/12-4/15/12. Fishing license required if over 16. 9hr option not valid for Halibut Derby Days. Fishing license and rod rental not included. Voucher not valid for the purchase of alcohol. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Like fishing for compliments, fishing for fish requires the right bait, the right line, and a friend who is willing to exaggerate. Reel it in with today’s Groupon to Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching in Dana Point. Choose between the following options:

  • For $25, you get a five-hour fishing trip (up to a $44 value) and a voucher for $7.50 worth of food on the boat (up to a $51.50 total value).
  • For $33, you get a nine-hour fishing trip (up to a $59 value) and a voucher for $7.50 worth of food on the boat (up to a $66.50 total value).<p>

Plunder the ocean depths for its many briny treasures while soaking up temperate sunshine and beautiful coastal views with Dana Wharf Sportsfishing & Whale Watching’s expert crew and skippers. During the five-hour half-day excursion, seafarers can catch different maritime martyrs depending on the time of year. Currently fishermen busy themselves reeling in sand bass, calico bass, and halibut, all of which can be filleted by the crew for an extra fee and taken home to cook and add to stomach aquariums. The three-quarters-day trip lasts nine hours and bestows boaters with catches such as barracuda, tuna, and yellowtail. Rent a rod and reel ($12) or trap some tackle ($3–$10) without the hassle of felling a bamboo tree and grubbing for iridescent worms.

Voyagers can fight back hunger with a $7.50 food voucher toward a hot meal in the boat’s full-service galley, where soda is also available. While pursuing their fishy prizes, tour-goers can treat their eyes to breathtaking views of the scenic Orange County coastline and beautiful Pacific Ocean. Depending on the season, voyagers may see whales, dolphins, sea lions, and other tuna imposters while on the trip.

Though Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching sometimes offers discounts on four-hour twilight fishing trips, this Groupon remains the best deal for five-hour early-afternoon trips.

The state requires a fishing license for everyone 16 and older, and it can be purchased here. The $7.50 food voucher is not valid toward alcoholic beverages, tackle, rod rental, or fish cleaning.

Customer Reviews

The boat crew and check in staff were all knowledgeable and friendly. It was a great experience.
Sharon L. · January 6, 2017
Keep your camera/phone charged and close by. I got some great shots. Could be cool, bring a jacket, usually real windy.
Bonnie A. · July 23, 2016
Didn't see a whale but did get to see plenty of dolphins. A nice relaxing outing for a great price.
Rickey H. · July 19, 2016
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    Dana Point

    34675 Golden Lantern

    Dana Point, California 92629

    949-496-5794

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