Giant Blue Whales return to Dana Point, Ca for the summer

Dana Point, CA –JUNE 5, 2015  Summer brings Blue Whales, Fin Whales, Minkes and Humpback Whales plus other rare marine life  traveling through Dana Point to be spotted by Dana Wharf Whale Watchers during daily tours off the warm coastal waters of Dana Point. The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds of blue whales each spring/summer to the waters off Dana Point.  Over 700 blue whales were viewed last summer .  Giant blue whales were once considered a rare sight off southern California, but over the last 10 years this has changed with hundreds/thousands of giant blue whales spotted each year. These amazing Blue Whales are a staggering 80 + feet long and glide through the water as if they are weightless, the average Blue Whale weighs 150 tons!  

Known as a landmark for whale sightings of all kinds, Dana Wharf Whale Watching in Dana Point provides an experience to view the whales who have been known to spy hop, breach and fluke as they feed off the ocean’s delights. Dana Wharf pioneered Whale Watching over 44 years ago and was the first to introduce this wonderful adventure to the public in 1971. Whale Watching has become a family tradition to thousands of residents and visitors of Dana Point. Did you know that Dana Point has the largest population of common dolphins, pods up to 5,000 strong.

            2-hour adventures offer the chance to see these beautiful creatures from our many vessels.  Excursions depart daily aboard vessels such as the Ocean Adventures Catamaran and Dana Wharf also has Sunset trip departing nightly at 5pm for a special rate available to all.

                        Whale watching adventures include expert narration given by our certified marine naturalist captains as well as learn interesting facts from our outgoing and energetic crew members –  full cash bar and galley snacks are available on all vessels.  

           Deals:  Take advantage of ½ price Tuesdays at Dana Wharf where all Whale Watching tickets are half off the adult fair all year long, in summer months enjoy evening Whale Watching specials

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