For the last ten years Patches a RARE bottlenose dolphin has been seen cruising the ocean from San Diego to Santa Barbara. Our whale watching guests have been very lucky to see our friend lately off the coast of Dana Point . He has unique discolorations that make him very special and rare. This video was taken by ACS Naturalist Robin Lowe while on our Ocean Adventure Catamaran . Robin has gone out as a naturalist with Dana Wharf 100’s of times and finally has gotten to see and video Patches the famous dolphin. You can find him traveling with other Bottlenose Dolphins as well as Common Dolphins.
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Dana Wharf is the premiere year-round whale watching company in Dana Point. Beginning in 1971 we are the pioneer of whale watching adventures in Orange County, California.
We interact with over 1000 whales during the Gray whale migration in the winter and view hundreds of 90 feet Blue whales in the summer. Sightings of Orca, Humpback, Sperm and Finback Whales are not uncommon.
In addition to whales, thousands of dolphins, sea lions, sea faring birds and even sharks are found year-round in our waters, so we always have plenty of wildlife to see.
Dana Wharf Whale Watching
34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
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