Video: Dolphin stampede off coast of Dana Point wows boaters

A large pod of dolphins surrounded a small boat as they stampeded through the waters last month.
DANA POINT, Calif. (KABC) -- A whale watching tour hit the jackpot off the coast of Dana Point.

It wasn't exactly whales that made an appearance, it was hundreds of dolphins!

A large pod of dolphins surrounded a small boat as they stampeded through the waters last month.

Video: Dolphin stampede greets whale watchers off Newport Beach coast
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Hundreds of dolphins in a stampeding pod made for an amazing sight off the coast of Newport Beach.



A video posted on YouTube by Capt. Dave's Whale Watching, a local boat tour agency, shows the boat with two people aboard being surrounded by dolphins.

"We have a saying: come for the whales, stay for the dolphins," read the video caption.

The agency said these types of stampedes "happen spontaneously and can occur anytime throughout the year."

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