Palm Springs Ocean Activities
Palm Springs Winter 2019

OCEAN ACTIVITIES


Most people don't realize that the beautiful ocean waters of Southern California are a short 90 minute drive from Palm Springs! It's a great way to experience the best of both Southern California worlds.



dolphin safari


CAPT. DAVE’S DOLPHIN SAFARI


Whale watching and dolphin watching on hi-tech, hi-speed catamaran from Dana Point. Get up close and personal with the awesome dolphins and whales of Dana Point where there exists one of the largest populations of dolphins in the world. A very large number of blue whales, amongst many other species live there as well. More Info


 

fishing trip


DEEP SEA FISHING TRIPS


Have you ever wanted to go ocean fishing but thought it was only for the professional? Well, we have good news for you! Dana Wharf Sport fishing offers fishing trips all year long and anyone can go - young, old, experienced or those out for their first trip. Our landing, caters to the novice as well as the seasoned. If you do not have fishing gear, we have rods and reels to rent. A day license for anyone over 16 years of age is required. (A license can be obtained at our offices prior to the departure of your fishing trip for a small fee). More Info

 



WHALE WATCHING CRUISES


The Gray Whales are here! The season will run through the end of April! In addition to the Gray Whale migration, we continue to see Blue Whales, Fin Whales and Minke Whales as well as hundreds, sometimes even thousands of dolphins! Each winter, the Pacific Gray Whales pass by Dana Point, many believe that Dana Point is a landmark on their journey. More Info

 

 


SAN CLEMENTE SURF SCHOOL


We are an experienced group of surf instructors with many years of experience, teaching people the sport of surfing and now they love it. This is a great time of year to learn because it’s less crowded, and the waves are really good. Whether you have never surfed or just need some better surfing instruction, we have everything for your needs at great prices. It’s preferable to book at least 2 hours your first time out, because it takes more than an hour to learn to surf.  We do one on one private lessons, and group lessons.  Please make your reservation at your earliest convenience. Wetsuits are provided as well.  More Info



WESTWIND SAILING


Take a sailing ride and learn how to steer and sail a Capri 14!  Ages 5 and up, 12 pm – 4 pm.  $15 per boat, three people maximum (half-hour session). Weather and conditions dependent. Lifejackets provided. Stand-Up Paddling Clinics: Join the SUP craze and learn firsthand why it’s the fastest growing water sport today! 45 min on-the-water clinics held each hour on the hour – weather and conditions dependent. More Info

 

 


AVENTURA SAILING ASSOCIATION


Whether you don’t know bow from stern or you’re a world cruiser, Aventura’s Sailing Academy can teach you what you want and need to know. Over 6,000 students have taken courses with Aventura over the year, and learned to race and cruise safely and easily. Prices include sailing yacht, licensed captain, insurance and fuel. 6 persons maximum. More Info

 


CALIFORNIA SURF MUSEUM


California Surf Museum serves as an international repository and resource center on the lifestyle sport of surfing through capturing, preserving, and chronicling its art, culture and heritage for the education and enjoyment of future generations. Often known by its initials, L.A., and nicknamed The City of Angels, Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States and with a population of 3.8 million is the largest city in the state of California. More Info


CAPO BEACH WATERCRAFT RENTALS


Stunning sunsets, sandy beaches, and a harbor that’s home to thousands of stunning yachts – these are your daily sights on a Newport Beach vacation. Located in Orange County, this beach town is both ritzy and relaxing. Its harbor features several small islands and is home to attractions like the Newport Beach Pier, Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve and a handful of museums. Popular pastimes include surfing, playing volleyball and taking walks along the peninsula’s shoreline. The seaside community sits on California’s famed Pacific Coast Highway (Route 1) and has long been a playground for the well-to-do. Travel to Newport Beach and experience the warmth and glamour! More Info


 


BOAT RENTALS OF AMERICA


Fly aloft and go parasailing over Newport Beach where the view of Orange County from the air is just amazing. Catalina Island at sunset in flight will set a picture in your mind you’ll never want to forget. You’ll be waving at the other parasailers below you while you see everything higher, better and more clearly. The bird’s eye view is awesome. Be sure and bring your camera to catch the Moment. If you don’t want to fly, you can ride along with the flyers on this fun and adventurous speedboat ride. Airtime is approximately 15 - 20 minutes. Ride time is 60 - 90 minutes with six flyers on board  More Info

 


NEWPORT BEACH PARASAILING


Segway Newport Beach provides each participant with their own revolutionary Segway PT. Enjoy fantastic views and fresh ocean air as you visit various points of interest with your guide around Newport Beach and Balboa Peninsula. Located midway between San Diego and Los Angeles along historic Hwy 101, the city of Oceanside  is one of the undiscovered jewels of Southern California. With one of the most desirable climates in the nation, Oceanside features 3.5 miles of pristine California beaches and draws surfers, tourists, sightseers, and families from around the globe to its sunny beaches, historic landmarks, and year round surfing competitions. More Info

 


DUFFY ELECTRIC BOAT RENTALS


Renting a Duffy electric boat is the perfect way to enjoy an afternoon or evening with your friends and loved ones, silently cruising Newport Bay.  All of our Duffy electric boats can accommodate up to 12 adults (10 comfortably).  Each boat has a full canopy top, full window enclosures, and a CD player with iPod hookup. So don't forget to bring along your favorite music. Newport Harbor has several great places to tie up and dine.  You may bring your own assortment of food and beverages onward. Reservations are highly recommended.  We take reservations up to three-months in advance and group bookings up to six months in advance.  Last minute and walk-up customers are always welcome (subject to availability). More Info

 


NEWPORT BEACH SEGWAY TOURS


Segway Newport Beach provides each participant with their own revolutionary Segway PT. Enjoy fantastic views and fresh ocean air as you visit various points of interest with your guide around Newport Beach and Balboa Peninsula. Located midway between San Diego and Los Angeles along historic Hwy 101, the city of Oceanside  is one of the undiscovered jewels of Southern California. With one of the most desirable climates in the nation, Oceanside features 3.5 miles of pristine California beaches and draws surfers, tourists, sightseers, and families from around the globe to its sunny beaches, historic landmarks, and year round surfing competitions.Oceanside is the classic California beach community with its warm sandy beaches, historic wooden pier and Cape Cod-style harbor village, complete with unlimited water sports and recreation. More Info

 


OCEANSIDE BOAT RENTALS


Not really an activity but a must visit if you’re in the area. The Oceanside Pier is the longest all wood piers on the West Coast at a whopping 1940 feet. Today the Oceanside pier is a popular attraction for both locals and visitors, offering fishing, magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean and the local beaches, as well as a little Oceanside history. More Info

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