With Orange County Whale Watching adventures, offered by Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Watching Safari, you have many trips to choose from. Never a dull moment, always a learning opportunity, and guaranteed a thrill. Look at our whale watching sightings page to get an idea of how often we see whales and dolphins on our trips.
We leave from Dana Point Harbor in Orange County, California, daily and take you on a 2 and 1/2 hour ocean adventure. Dana Point is located not too far from Sea World in San Diego (approximately 60 minutes away). And we're a short drive south from Disneyland in Anaheim. Our Orange County whale watching trips serve all of Southern California including Los Angeles, Long Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, and San Diego.
Captain Dave Anderson is an experienced marine naturalist who has been leading dolphin trips and whale watching from Orange County since 1995. He has also created and produced the award winning documentary, "Wild Dolphins & Whales of Southern California" and wrote the award winning book, "Lily, A Gray Whale's Odyssey.