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Feel SoCal! Enjoy Dana Point

  • Day Trip
  • 6 hr

Itinerary Details

Welcome to Dana Point – Orange County, the most romantic spot in California! Our tour begins with a coffee and a pastry in the arts district. 

First up, we’ll take a quick meander up to the historical Bluff Top Trail for a birds' eye view of the harbor and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. 

Then we're off to pick up our kayaking gear! Your professional and experienced guide will assist you in getting familiar with your kayak and there will also be an opportunity to change clothes before we get out on the water. 

We’ll take a jaunt around the harbour and chat about the interesting history and folklore of Dana Point. 

After a spot of beach lounging, we’ll then head back to hand over our kayaks and grab a bite to eat by the harbour at one of our favourite spots, which offers a wide variety of bagels, sandwiches, burgers and salads.

After lunch we’ll take a walk over to the Ocean Institute to learn more about local maritime life. The Institute is an education center and maintains two tall ships, the Pilgrim and the Spirit of Dana Point, for your viewing pleasure. 

We’ll then make our way up the Headlands and hike the trails that overlook the Pacific, reaching the Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center, where you’ll discover more fascinating facts about our local wildlife. 

After a brief visit to the beach we shall make our way back to the starting point. There will be restrooms along the way on the tour and we strongly recommend that you bring a water bottle to refill and some comfortable walking shoes. 

Before you go, don’t forget to ask your local guide for tips on what else there is to see and do during your stay in Orange County. 

Please note that this is an active tour and the distance covered on foot is approximately walking distance is about 5 miles (8 kilometers) with approximately 50 yards/ meters elevation gain. The walking is spread out over 6 hours with several breaks.