Guest Slip Information

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Guest SlipExperience beautiful Dana Point Marina. Located in South Orange County, midway between Los Angeles and San Diego. A well protected marina where all the slips are only 5 minutes from open ocean and 32 miles from Santa Catalina Island. Visit us and find out why Richard Henry Dana called our cove "the only romantic spot on the coast".





Marina Office:

Courteous Marina staff are available to take reservations and answer any questions,  8am to 5pm, Monday through Saturday. Please call (949) 496-6137 or email  (


1.  A copy of current vessel registration / documentation.

2. Proof of current vessel liability insurance with a minimum $300,000 "Combined Single Limit Liability".

3.  Photo ID.

4.  Guest Boaters are required to abide by the Marina Rules and Regulations.



  • Guest slip reservations may be made up to 180-days in advance.
  • Reservations can be made by credit card or cash.  Personal checks are not accepted. Guest slip fees must be paid in advance to reserve a slip.
  • Reservations are limited to ninety (90) days in the off-season and thirty (30) days between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Vessel may remian longer if there is availability (some restrictions).


      Fees are based on the length of the slip:

      Slips under 45' - $1.10 per linear foot. 

      Slips over 45' - $1.20 per linear foot.


Check-in is 1:00pm & Check-out is 12:00 noon.

If planning to arrive after business hours, please make arrangements for access in advance, using our convenient key dispenser.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations within seven (7) days of booking may request a check refund.
  • Cancellations after seven (7) days of booking will be issued a credit in the form of a gift certificate.
  • No refunds or credits will be issued for cancellations made within seven (7) days of check-in or for early departures.



Number of Slips     Size of Slips          Location     
3 25' Guest dock (West Basin)
10 30' Guest dock (West Basin)
12 35' Guest dock (West Basin)
11 40' Guest dock (West Basin)
5 55' Side Ties East Basin Marina
1 58' End Tie East Basin Marina
1 65' End Tie East Basin Marina
1 70' End Tie East Basin Marina

Each size slip allows a maximum of 3 ft. of overhang into the channel/fairway.

Dana Point Harbor maintains 44 guest slips of various sizes which can accomodate a vessel up to 70' LOA.


      Water and Power included for conservative use.

  • Convenient restroom, shower and trash facilities.
  • Coin operated washer & dryer.
  • Pump-out facility located at end of guest dock.
  • Short walk to shopping, restaurants and hotel.


Dana Point Harbor is a full-service boating facility including a launch ramp, shipyard, fuel dock, bait barge and Harbor Patrol office. There are also nearby picnic areas, and 3 beaches to choose from (Point Beach, Baby Beach, Doheny).

Launch Ramp / Trailer storage: 949-496-6177

Fuel Dock: 949-496-6113

Bait Barge: 619-477-2248

Harbor Patrol: 949-248-2222

OC Sailing & Event Center: 949-923-2215

Shipyard: 949-661-1313