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Archive: Jun 2022

The Best Times to go Whale Watching in Dana Point

Whale watching is one of the most sought-after marine activities in the world, and it is the reason that thousands of people flock to Dana Point Harbor every year. One question that people often ask when they come to Dana Point is, what is the best month to go whale watching? The answer to that…

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June 24, 2022

A Beginners Guide to Whale Watching

A question that people who are unfamiliar with whale watching often ask is, what exactly does the phrase whale watching mean? Whale watching is just that; it is the act of observing whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. It involves people, often standing on a pier or a marine vessel, trying to get a…

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June 24, 2022

Top Five Whale Watching Destinations in California

The best place in the world to go whale watching is California. With over 840 miles of coastline adjacent to the Pacific ocean, California has more first-class whale watching destinations than anywhere else. California’s waters are filled with all sorts of marine life, including about 20,000 gray whales that migrate between Mexico and Alaska every…

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June 24, 2022

Blue Whales Spotted in Dana Point!

Dana Point, California— June 2022 —It’s going to be a “BLUE, BLUE, summer!! Blue whales have been spotted off the coast of Dana Point! It’s leading up to an exciting summer! The largest mammal known to ever exist on EARTH has been viewed by our crew and guests! Blue Whale season runs from May until November as they migrate in the summer and generally gather in small groups! Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching have spotted 6 so far in the month of June!! It’s also been a magical month of witnessing pods of Risso’s and Common Dolphins, Fin Whales, Minke Whales, and a few Humpbacks!! It’s time to go WHALE WATCHING this summer!! Since Father’s Day, our passengers have seen many mothers and their calves. Recently, they saw a calf that was rolling under the surface next to the 95ft….

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June 23, 2022

Wyland’s Art Lessons In The Wild 2022 WINNER!

Dana Point, California— June 2022 — Marine Life Artist; Wyland and Dana Wharf Whale Watching presents, Wyland’s Whale and Dolphin Adventure Art Lessons in the Wild Grand Prize Contest Winner announced. CONGRATULATIONS to 8-year-old William Lyerla of Irvine, California. He has won the 2022 Grand Prize framed and signed artwork by Wyland called “OCEANS”; which…

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June 8, 2022