Since 1976, Aventura Sailing has offered the best in bareboat and skippered charters and sailing instruction. We’ll teach you how to sail, and keep you sailing! We also offer dinghies, kayaks and paddleboards to enjoy in the beautiful Dana Point Harbor and beyond.
Within just a few miles of the Dana Point Harbor, you can catch Halibut, Barracuda, Yellowtail, White Sea Bass, Sand Bass, Calico Bass, Bonito, and even Tuna. And with Dana Wharf’s expert crew, you know you’re going to find your way to the best waters imaginable.
Dana Wharf Sportﬁshing offers ﬁshing trips all year long and anyone can go – young, old, experienced or those out for their first trip. Dana Wharf caters to the novice as well as the seasoned angler with knowledgeable crew and expert skippers who are always helpful with instruction (if needed!).
Dana Wharf offers a variety of fishing boat excursions and charter, from kid-oriented trips to half-day fishing, all-day fishing, overnight trips and Halibut Derbys on Sundays. Check out Dana Wharf’s fishing calendar here.
Dana Wharf owns a number of modern fishing boats, each of which offers a full galley of hot and cold food. Beer, soda, chips and candy are available for purchase, If you do not have fishing gear, Dana Wharf supplies the rods and reels to rent from $14 – $18.
A day license for anyone over 16 years of age is required. Please purchase your fishing licenses online PRIOR to your trip, and print them out to bring with you. Free parking is always available.
Looking for a more intimate adventure? Charter any one of our smaller vessels for your personalized trip. Our fleet of 14 vessels feature small 6-packs, mid-sized boats, and a Schooner sailboat, the Curlew.
The Rampage operates out of Dana Point and is a beautiful refurbished 42-foot Hatteras 6 pack Yacht. Operated by Captain Larry Phoenix, the Rampage has top quality rods and reels as well as hooks, sinkers, lures and trolling feathers. It’s all included in the price. Book early as the best fishing days will fill up fast! Call 949-496-5794 or 949-887-1673
The Riviera is a custom-built resort boat with an exceptionally wide beam for a comfortable and stable ride located in Dana Point, California. With a comfortable cruising speed of 18 knots she has a United States Coast Guard certification for 29 passengers. Guests can choose to ride in a climate-controlled cabin or enjoy the sounds and sights of the sea in an outside environment. Passengers will enjoy the friendly crew as they cruise past Orange County cities and beautiful Dana Point Harbor. Guests may listen to the Captain’s island style tunes or bring along their own iPod and compact discs. The Riviera is available for scuba diving excursions, corporate charters, trips to Catalina Island, intimate weddings, burials at sea and many other special occasions.
Recognized by the City of Dana Point as a Historic Vessel, the 85 year old Schooner Curlew offers private Sailing Charters for family outings, sunset sails, corporate entertainment, media shoots, or small intimate weddings. Located in the Dana Wharf section of the harbor Curlew boasts Unforgettable Journeys for the Adventurous Spirit.