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Whale Watch With Capt. Dave & Friends

Whale Watch With Capt. Dave & Friends

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am a Coast Guard licensed captain, and for over 20 years I've had the privilege of taking passengers out to see the magnificent whales and huge pods of dolphins that live year-round off the coast of Southern California. When I’m not on the water showing passengers amazing sea life, I’m actively involved with whale disentanglement. I'm also an award winning filmmaker and author.
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What we’ll do

A fast and fun zodiac dolphin and whale watching adventure on Orange County’s only Coast Guard inspected rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB) with Capt. Dave or one of his team. This small-group tour of up to 12 passengers offers an intimate look at Dana Point's year-round whales and dolphins. You can get incredibly close to the ocean’s surface and within arm’s reach of mega-pods of wild dolphins up…

What else you should know

Due to the fun but fast & bumpy ride you must be in good overall health for this trip. You can bring a GoPro or camera, but be aware of possible ocean spray. Stuff to bring: sunblock, cap, jacket.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
USCG approved safety gear U. S. Coast Guard approved life jackets, special 15 passenger life float, satellite EPIRB locator beacon.

What to bring

Jacket or windbreaker
Cap or visor
Sunblock
GoPro or camera
A sense of adventure and willingness to make great memories!

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Where you'll be

We depart from beautiful Dana Point Harbor, a small marina with quick access to the open ocean. Dana Point is conveniently mid-way between Los Angeles and San Diego. It's not uncommon to see playful dolphins or jumping whales right outside the harbor! The direction we go will depend upon the wildlife. Usually, we only need to go 3 to 5 miles offshore.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Thu, 22nd Aug    From 08:30 to 10:30.
$89 per person
4 of 4 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 9 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

More tips

Due to the fun but fast & bumpy ride you must be in good overall health for this trip. You can bring a GoPro or camera, but be aware of possible ocean spray. Stuff to bring: sunblock, cap, jacket.
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boat ride
Whale Watch With Capt. Dave & Friends
33 reviews
$89 per person
33 reviews
$89 per person