Dana Pride ~ 95 feet – Max Capacity Fishing: 100 / Max Capacity Whale Watching: 149.
Clemente ~ 65 feet – Max Capacity Fishing: 60 / Max Capacity Whale Watching: 90.
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Sum Fun ~ 65 feet – Max Capacity Fishing: 60 / Max Capacity Whale Watching: 83.
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Reel Fun ~ 58 feet – Max Capacity Fishing: 44 passengers.
San Mateo ~ 42 feet – Max Capacity Fishing: 10-15.
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|Twilight||$550 (Sun-Thurs)||$650 (Fri-Sat)|
Fury ~ 65 feet – Max Capacity Local Fishing: 60 / Max Capacity Island or Offshore: 46
*Fury will charge a 100 gallon fuel surcharge at prevailing fuel prices, for all off shore trips.
Helena ~ 50 feet – Max Capacity Fishing: 35, Recommended Cap 25
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|Twilight||$750 (Sun-Thurs)||$850 (Fri-Sat)|
65 ft. Hatteras
4-5 Hour Fishing Trip – *$1,575 + $200 crew gratuity
3/4 Day(9 Hours)- $3100+ $300 crew gratuity ( call for local/coastal rate)
*(Includes rod & reel, bait, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, and parking in our long term lot)
All Day fishing offshore 5AM to 5PM
Paddy Hopping/targeting tuna/dorado and yellow tail $3400 + $300 crew gratuity
Catalina Island fishing Charter
The 12 hour day trip to Catalina Island is from either 5AM to 5PM or 6AM to 6PM. – The Catalina Day Rate is $3300 + $300 crew gratuity.
A minimum $400 fuel surcharge is applicable. This based on prevailing fuel prices and on traveling to and from the Island in under two hours, each way. This quote is also based on fishing the perimeter of Catalina Island.
53 ft. Hatteras
42 ft. Hatteras
Half Day (5 Hours)- $1,100 + $200 crew gratuity.
All trips include bait, rods, tackle and non-alcoholic beverages. Food available for an additional fee. Guests are welcome to bring on snacks and beer. Hard alcohol is NOT permitted. Crew gratuity and fishing licenses not included.
1/2 Day (5 Hour) Local/Coastal Fishing – $1,100 + $200 crew gratuity
3/4 Day (9 hour) Local/Coastal Fishign – $1,400 + $300 crew gratuity
2 Hour Whale Watching $550 + $100 crew gratuity
All day trips are 12 hours, departing at 5am and returning at 5PM 3/4 day trips are 9 hours, departing at 6AM and returning at 3PM 1/2 day trips are 5 hours; 6:30AM – 11:30AM and 12:00PM – 5PM Twilight trips are 4 hours and depart at 5:30PM and return at 9:30PM OVERNIGHT, 2 DAY and 1.5 DAY TRIP TIMES Overnight trips depart at 10PM and return the next day at approx 7PM Day and a half trips depart at 10PM and return two days later at approx 4AM Two day trips depart at 10PM and return two days later at approx 7PM
To reserve a charter, contact a specialist at the Dana Wharf Charter Department with your preference boat and date. One of our specialists would be happy to check availability. To confirm, a non-refundable deposit equivalent to 50% of the charter rate is required at the time of confirming your charter. Payment in full is due 48 business hours prior to the charter. Reservations made 7 or less days from departure date must be paid in full at time of booking.
4-5 Hour Trip - Most Popular!
Join us today for an exciting half day fishing trip (5 hours) on the sparkling Southern California waters just outside Dana Point Harbor! Rates Adults (ages 15 to 54): $46.00
9 Hour Trip
Join us today for an exciting day of fishing on the sparkling Southern California waters departing from Dana Point Harbor.
12 Hour Fishing Excursion Aboard the FURY
An exciting All Day Fishing Trip on the sparkling Southern California waters just outside Dana Point Harbor to Catalina Island whenever conditions permit
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On Board The FURY
Trip Details Join us today for an exciting overnight fishing trip to San Clemente Island or Catalina Island. (1.5 day trips run to the Cortez Bank weather permitting )
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 coming to Dana Point for an awe-inspiring whale watching cruise, creating memories onboard our sportfishing charters or privately chartering a boat, sailboat or catamaran, 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.