Hailed by many guests as “better than Disneyland,” Manute’a is the most unique whale watching boat in the world. Our private charter offers the best whale watching in Southern California. Scenic coastline and incredible year-round wildlife will surely wow your guests of any age.
Manute’a exclusively features two Eye-to-Eye Underwater Viewing Pods, so you can feel what it’s like to swim with dolphins and whales underwater without getting wet. She also offers three Eye-Spy Dolphin Tram Nets, a micro-museum of whale and dolphin artifacts, plus a large, semi-covered cabin area and cockpit with ample cushioned seating and two bathrooms.
Manute’a is operated by our professional Captain and crew. She is Coast Guard certified to carry up to 49 passengers.
Dana Point, California, is the Dolphin and Whale Watching Capital of the World® and the first Whale Heritage Site in the Americas. Experience year-round whales and dolphins including blue whales (May – Oct.), gray whales (Dec. - May), fin whales, humpback whales, minke whales, and more, plus 5 species of dolphins that can number in herds up to 10,000! Rare dolphins like orcas and pilot whales can be seen at any time. You could also see sea lions and seals, pelagic birds, and various species of fish, including sharks.