Dana Landing Marina

Dana Landing Marina is ideal for boaters and fishing enthusiasts visiting Mission Bay. Learn about Dana Landing Marina in this guide.
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Why you'll love this beach
Boaters & Fishing Enthusiast Launch Your Day from Mission Bay's Dana Landing Marina
Dana Landing Marina
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Things to Do
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Get There & Parking
Featured Activity
Know Before You Go
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Things to Do
Tips
How to get there
Parking

Overview

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Located just minutes from San Diego's lively downtown area, Mission Bay Park is a scenic bay with plenty of things to do and see. Best known for its abundance of waterways, Mission Bay is a great place for families to visit thanks to the many fun activities and recreational areas found here. It also provides ample opportunities to get on the water, whether you're a seasoned captain of your own vessel or just venturing out for the first time.

Dana Landing Marina is just one of the many destinations visitors to Mission Bay should check out during their trips. Boaters and fishing enthusiasts will especially love this area, thanks to its abundant boat launches and proximity to great shops carrying bait, tackle and other essential boating supplies. The area is also lauded by locals as being a clean, safe destination, which upholds the true spirit of San Diego.

While Mission Bay, and San Diego at large, are both replete with many amazing places to visit, Dana Landing is a real treasure. This guide offers a few basics on what to expect so you can rest assured you're ready to make the most out of your trip.

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Things to Do

Fishing
Fishing
Running
Running
Sunbathing
Sunbathing
Swimming
Swimming

What Dana Landing Marina Is Known For

Boating at Dana Landing Marina

Boating is the primary activity at Dana Landing. While you can enjoy the stellar view from land, and perhaps even do a little sunbathing, boaters are most at home here. If you don't have your own vessels, Dana Landing also offers boat rentals and charters, which provides a gorgeous view of Mission Bay from the water.

Dana Landing Market & Fuel Dock

The Dana Landing Marina market is the place to rent watercraft here, but this adorable store also offers so much more than that. Load up on supplies before heading out for the day or enjoy a delicious sandwich & a beer right on the shore. This market also provides boating supplies, fishing gear and other accessories, including safety equipment for you and your passengers.

Staying at The Dana on Mission Bay

The Dana on Mission Bay is just next to Dana Landing Marina. The hotel offers its guests the option to dock their boats in the 25-foot guest slips, reservations are required as there are limited spaces. Regardless if you have a boat or not The Dana on Mission Bay is a fantastic place to stay while visiting San Diego.

How to Get There & Parking

Lot Parking
Lot Parking
Street Parking
Street Parking

Getting to Dana Landing Marina

Dana Landing Marina can be found at 2630 Ingraham St. It's in close proximity to the iconic SeaWorld San Diego, which can be found on the opposite side of Ingraham St. The Hubbs SeaWorld Research Institute is also close by, as is Sunset Point Park. You can't miss the marina thanks to its unique bowl-shaped design, with the docks situated around the perimeter of the marina.

Parking at Dana Landing Marina

There are numerous private parking lots situated around the marina for your convenience. Two, which are the Dana Basin and West Cove lots, are open 24 hours a day, while other lots in the area typically close from 2 am to 4 am (which corresponds with many public parks closing and opening hours in Mission Bay).

There is also street parking available, but be aware that parking may be hard to come by if you visit during peak hours.

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Know Before You Go & Tips

No Alcohol
No Alcohol
No Camping
No Camping
No Glass Containers
No Glass Containers
No Motorized Vehicles
No Motorized Vehicles
No Smoking
No Smoking
No Trash Cans
No Trash Cans
Outdoor Showers
Outdoor Showers
Public Transportation
Public Transportation
Restrooms
Restrooms
Shade
Shade
Trash Cans Available
Trash Cans Available

Things to Know & Helpful Tips

Marina Open to the Pubic

While it offers the feel of a boat club thanks to how well-maintained Dana Landing is, this marina is open to the public. Showers and restrooms are available here, so you can feel free to visit when you have young kids in tow. You can also check out the excellent snack bar & deli, which offers fare like breakfast, sandwiches, and bagels at the Dana Landing Market.

Amenities at Dana Landing Marina

Phone service is available on the dock, as are electrical plugins, which can be used to power many types of devices and equipment. There is also a convenience store located here, in addition to the bait and tackle shop replete with fishing supplies. Take advantage of the secure gear lockers if you want a safe place for your valuables and don't want to take them on the boat or lock them in your vehicle.

Refuel at Dana Landing Marina

If you're looking for a place to dock after an extended boat trip, feel free to take advantage of the on-site laundry facilities. This dock also serves as a refueling station, so you can conveniently gas up without leaving your watercraft. Along with motor boats, kayaks and sailboats are also more than welcome at this marina.

Dana Landing Marina
is Known For:
Boat Launch
Boat Launch
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Boat Launch
Boat Launch
Outdoor Showers
Outdoor Showers
Restrooms Available
Restrooms Available
Trash Cans Available
Trash Cans Available
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