Directions

Directions to Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari

We are located at 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629

Tel. (949) 488-2828

We’re easier to find than ever before! Directions:

  • 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA, 92629

From the Los Angeles area:

• Take Interstate 5 South. Exit at Pacific Coast Hwy (Highway 1), exit 79.
• At the second light turn left on Dana Point Harbor Drive.
• Continue on Dana Point Harbor Drive for about 1 mile.
• Bear left on a small roundabout located just before Baby Beach and OC Sailing & Events Center. It will be your 5th left turn after the major intersection at Golden Lantern and Dana Point Harbor Drive. (Hint: Look for the yellow sign with 2 arrows).

See Street View #1 on Google Maps

• After making the half-circle, turn right on Ensenada Place (a small 2-way street).

See Street View #2 on Google Maps

• Turn left into the parking lot. You’ll see our Dolphin Deck on the waterfront.

See Street View #3 on Google Maps

• Park anywhere and come upstairs to check in!

• Our Dolphin Deck, located on the second floor of a brown brick building with blue trim and blue awning, is easily visible from Dana Point Harbor Drive. You’ll see a crow’s nest, with a tall mast, lots of blue umbrellas offering shade at our tables and chairs where you can relax, sip a cool drink, and even have a sandwich or some ice cream while waiting for your trip. There is free parking in the lot or along the street nearby.

Dolphin Deck in Dana Point Harbor

From the San Diego Area:

• Take Interstate 5 North. Exit at Beach Cities, which will merge into Pacific Coast Hwy. Stay in the far left lane.
• At the second light turn left on Dana Point Harbor Drive.
• Continue on Dana Point Harbor Drive for about 1 mile.
• Bear left on a small roundabout located just before Baby Beach and OC Sailing & Events Center. It will be your 5th left turn after the major intersection at Golden Lantern and Dana Point Harbor Drive. (See street view image # 1 above).
• After making the half-circle, turn right on Ensenada Place (a small 2-way street). (See street view image # 2 above).
• Turn left into the parking lot. You’ll see our Dolphin Deck on the waterfront. (See street view image # 3 above).
• Park anywhere and come upstairs to check in!

 

From Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, etc.:

• Traveling south on Pacific Coast Highway, turn right on Golden Lantern, then right on Dana Point Harbor Drive.
• Continue straight on Dana Point Harbor Drive for less than 1 mile.
• Bear left on a small roundabout located just before Baby Beach and OC Sailing & Events Center. (See street view image # 1 above).
• After making the half-circle, turn right on Ensenada Place (a small 2-way street). (See street view image # 2 above).
• Turn left into the parking lot. You’ll see our Dolphin Deck on the waterfront. (See street view image # 3 above).
• Park anywhere and come upstairs to check in!

 

For information on what to bring and what to wear go to our frequently asked questions page. If you have any last minute questions, please feel free to call us at (949) 488-2828.

Dolphin Deck in Dana Point Harbor

We look forward to greeting you at the Dolphin Deck and taking you to see our fabulous dolphins and whales!

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