*Lessons at 9am, Whale Watch at 10am.
• Child (Ages 13 and under): $5
Marine muralist WYLAND continues the Landmark Whale and Dolphin Adventure “ART LESSONS in the Wild” creating the most creative experience on the water!
This activity will be every Saturday starting at 9am for children 3-12 years old before our 10am Whale Watching trip
**(During Festival of Whales in March the Art Lesson will be at 10am aboard the Ocean Adventure Luxury Catamaran for more info go to http://festivalofwhales.com/ )
This 45 minute adventure includes:
• VIP boarding and a presentation and exclusive art lesson before the Whale Watching trip, via video feed on the vessel, by renowned environmental artist, Wyland!
• Learn what inspired Wyland to create some of the best known marine wildlife paintings and sculptures of our era.
• After the art lesson, your child may depart free of charge, on a 2- hour hour whale and dolphin watching adventure! Adults accompanying them
MUST purchase tickets for the whale and dolphin watching adventure separately.
Create your own art aboard the Dana Pride that will be judged by Wyland himself, with multiple winners and a grand prize winner!
Each child participant also receives a FREE gift from Wyland and there’s FREE coffee for the adults!
The mission of The Wyland Foundation is to give both children and adults alike, the tools they need to become more creative through art. A portion of the ticket price will be donated back to the Wyland Foundation.
At the end of each lesson, children will submit their drawings to be judged by Wyland himself!
The grand prize is a special work of art by Wyland himself, framed, limited edition signed and numbered giclee on paper of “The First Breath” valued at over $2900.
Other prizes include $50 gift cards to the Wyland studio in Laguna Beach as well as Whale Watching packages for four!
If you choose to go on the Whale Watching Adventure that immediately follows the art lesson, the cruise features:
An up close and personal experience – get closer to marine life and watch them from the stable platform of the Dana Pride
Comfortable seats with large enclosed area and upper deck TV
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, albacore, 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.
Proud Partner of the World Cetacean Alliance
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.