Dana Point, California, USA

With a variety of year-round whales, more dolphins per square mile than anywhere in the world, pristine coastline, calm seas, the first and longest running annual Festival of Whales, and a captivating harbor minutes from the open ocean, Dana Point, California, is the Dolphin and Whale Watching Capital of the World®.

Dana Point is one of the best places in the world to view the largest animal to have ever lived on earth: the magnificent Blue Whale, and also, a plethora of rare whales and dolphins including Killer Whales, Pilot Whales, Sperm Whales, False Killer Whales, Dall’s Porpoise and more.


Algoa Bay - Southern Right Whale
Jumping Dolphins
Algoa Bay Humpback