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. 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 (

Reservations: Guest slips may be reserved with a credit card or cash. Personal checks are not accepted.

Reservations for guest slips may be made up to 180 days in advance.

Guest fees must be paid in advance. Reservations are limited to ninety (90) days in the off-season and thirty (30) days between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Vessel may remain longer if there is availability.

Fees: 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.

Arrival/Check-out: 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.

Payment/Cancellations: All advanced reservations require full payment at the time of booking. 

A cancellation within seven (7) days of booking may request a full refund.  Any reservation that is cancelled more than seven (7) days from its 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.

Registration/Insurance: A copy of current Registration / Documentation and proof of liability insurance with a minimum $300,000 "Combined Single Limit Liability" is required for all guests.

Facilities: Dana Point Harbor maintains 52 guest slips and can accommodate a vessel up to 70’ LOA.


Number of Slips Size of Slips
3 25'
10 30'
12 35'
11 40'
1 50' Side Tie
5 55' Side Ties
1 58' End Tie
1 65' End Tie
1 70' End Tie

  • 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.


Harbor boating facilities include a launch ramp, ship yard, fuel dock, bait barge and Harbor Patrol office. The County of Orange operates the Orange County Sailing & Events Center providing meeting rooms and party facilities as well as sailing and ocean-related programs and the Sea Scout base. Known as "Baby Beach", the cove section provides a beach with no waves and protected swimming and water play areas.

Launch Ramp and Ship Yard, Embarcadero - 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