1/2 Day and Twilight Fishing Trips

Most Popular! Daily Availability | 4-5 Hour Trip

Join us today for an exciting half day fishing trip (5 hours), or a 4 hour Twilight fishing trip (seasonal) on the sparkling Southern California waters just outside Dana Point Harbor!

Great for both novice and experienced fishermen, these local fishing trips can fish our beautiful coastal waters for over 2 dozen different species of fish; yellowtail , halibut, barracuda, red snapper, calico bass, white sea bass, sheepshead and many more provide lots of angling opportunities. Fish in comfort on one of our large vessels, most with indoor kitchens with booth seating, and lots of other great fishing amenities. Our ships have state of the art fish finding systems and huge live bait well systems that assist to catching more fish. Crew members are onboard to help throughout every trip; from help with rigging your lines to tips for catching more fish and anything else you might need during your trip.


Adults (ages 15 to 54): $51.00
Children (ages 14 and under): $32.00 in December for FREE with purchase of adult ticket
Seniors (ages 55 and older): $46.00
Military (Active duty must show valid ID at check in): $46.00


1/2 PRICE TUESDAYS all year round!
Half price off the usual adult fare!
Please note that Tuesday trips generally sell out, so for a less crowded boat please book a full-priced ticket for a different day of the week.

Twilight Special! 5:30pm cruise $39 $29 per adult and $29 per child!

Sundays @ 12:45 – Kids (ages 14 and under) fish for FREE!


Learn from our knowledgeable, family friendly crew and skippers who will expertly guide you throughout this fun filled excursion. Bask in the breathtaking views of Dana Point Harbor’s serene beaches and scenic shorelines from the deck of one our fleet’s top of the line boats! Cool down with a cold beer, soda, and more in our full service galley. Hungry? Both snacks and hot food are available!

From novice to expert, everyone will enjoy discovering their love of sportfishing, conservation, and the great outdoors on this unique trip.

About Dana Wharf

Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching is dedicated to helping locals and visitors alike enjoy the unique wonders of Dana Point Harbor and the Orange County coastline. The warm waters right out of Dana Point Harbor are flourishing with sea life including whales, dolphins, harbor seals, and California sea lions. Our thriving coastal waters provide bountiful fishing of sand bass, calico bass, halibut, bonito, yellowtail, yellowfin tuna, bluefin tuna, and dorado. Whether you’re looking for boat rentals in Dana Point to enjoy a private boat charter, sailboat or catamaran, coming for an awe-inspiring whale watching cruise or wanting to create memories onboard our sportfishing charters, one thing is for certain: your trip through the beautiful and scenic Orange County coast will be unforgettable. Dana Wharf is conveniently located in Dana Point, Orange County, just south of Newport Beach, Huntington Beach and Laguna Beach – about 30 minutes south of Disneyland, an hour south of Los Angeles and an hour north of San Diego.

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The World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) is the world’s largest Partnership working to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans). Partners of the WCA aim to conserve and protect cetaceans and their habitats in the world’s oceans, seas and rivers, to ensure their continued survival.