Directions & Parking
24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr.
Dana Point, CA 92629
From the I-5 freeway to Dana Point
Traveling south from Irvine:
Exit the Pacific Coast Highway off ramp & veer right. Turn left onto Dana Point Harbor Drive and follow it to our parking lot.
Traveling north from San Diego:
Exit the Beach Cities off ramp & veer left. Turn left onto Dana Point Harbor Drive and follow it to our parking lot.
From the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH – Hwy 1) to Dana Point
Traveling south (from Laguna Beach):
Turn right on Golden Lantern, then turn right onto Dana Point Harbor Drive and following it to our parking lot.
Traveling north (from San Clemente):
Turn left onto Dana Point Harbor Drive and follow it to our parking lot.
Parking is free and conveniently located directly in front of the Ocean Institute. Unfortunately, we cannot reserve parking spaces, however, overflow parking is located directly adjacent to the Ocean Institute in the Cove Road Parking lot (free).
Overnight parking is not permitted. Chaperones may request an overnight pass from our Guest Services team.
Motorhomes, trailers, and over-sized private vehicles are not permitted.
Bus parking is located on Dana Point Harbor Drive next to the Pier parking lot. Busses need to check-in with the Guest Services team to receive their bus parking pass.