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Randy's Fishing Trips and Whale Watching Trips

66 Old Fisherman's Wharf #1, Monterey, CA
800 251-7440 or (831) 372-7440
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Ranked #22 of 58 Activities in Monterey
Type: Tours
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Escalon, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

This was the first time we used Randy's. They were More than helpful with my Travel Zoo voucher, my first time buying one & system was having issues, Troy said 'Don't worry we'll work it out & help you', they were great. The Captain was nice and Knowledgeable, crew was helpfull, and the boat was clean. We really saw Whales... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Nothing fancy, but the right size boat, not too small, not too big. All the operators talk to each other on where the whales are so I don't think there is an advantage of one boat to another in terms of spotting whales. Also used a TZ coupon and got a great rate. Bring a jacket and wear warm clothes... More

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Charleston, West Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I got a special price from travelzoo for this experience. We saw a number of humpbacks. Captain Tom was great! Dress warm.

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Sonora, California
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I got a good deal on Groupon for Randy's Fishing Trips and called to make reservations. We happened to pick a perfect day. The boat's captain, John, and the deckhand, Monty, were relaxed, informative, and helpful. Everyone got their limits of cod, as well as a wonderful dolphin show. Monty also impressed us with his speedy cleaning... More

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Seattle, Washington
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3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We purchased a Travelzoo deal to go whale watching. We saw lots of whales, sea lions and birds after about a 45 minute ride out into the bay. It really was an amazing experience. The staff, while friendly and professional, does not offer much commentary. They basically just spot whales and direct you where to look. I personally would have... More

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have been on several chartered fishing trips and I don't think we've ever been treated with more professionalism. The deck hand was fantastic. He checked on us, helped us at every turn, and cleaned the fish like a pro. Of course when you're fishing you must listen to the people who live and fish in the area you're in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Someone else described this as a taxi to go see whales... which it kind of was... but that's really all I wanted! I wanted to be out on the water, see the animals, and not have a running commentary on it. I went on the Cubasco which was a very clean and sturdy vessel. The trip was no nonsense, we... More

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Turlock, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Went on afternoon fishing trip yesterday after buying Travelzoo voucher for my bf's bday. We had an awesome time! The 22 people on our boat caught the limit of fish! Our deckhand Monty was amazing, so friendly and helpful! Be sure to tip him! We also saw several whales breaching as a bonus. Take something for seasickness, or you might... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We bought a groupon and decided to try it out. Positively, we saw lots of whales and seals! The captain did a great job of turning the boat around and placing us for great viewing. Overall I was disappointed because I wanted to learn more about the whales we were seeing. I asked the deckhand he answered my question but... More

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Abilene, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

As the planner for our family reunions, I try really hard to choose the best of the best when organizing events. After speaking to several people over the phone about fishing, I chose "Randy's Fishing Trips" to schedule for the 8 guys in our group to fish with. The gentleman on the phone was the friendliest guy I spoke with... More

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