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Address: 66 Old Fisherman's Wharf #1, Monterey, CA
Phone Number: 800 251-7440 or (831) 372-7440
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8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Good Trip...BUT...Be Prepared

I got discount coupons online on a whim, did not know anything about this whale watching company. So here's my breakdown: PROs The tour itself was very exciting and Captain... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
Kellismom
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I got discount coupons online on a whim, did not know anything about this whale watching company. So here's my breakdown: PROs The tour itself was very exciting and Captain Brian really had an insider's knowledge on where to find whales. We saw gray whales, orcas, dolphins and even a big flock of pelicans that swooped down very close to... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I cannot say enough good things about this experience! I was researching places to go in the travel guide and online and came across the TravelZoo deal. It was a little difficult finding the place, parking is tricky, but once we got there everyone was very friendly and helpful. We were able to bring any food or drink on the... More 

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Roseville, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I also got the Travel Zoo voucher. I don't think it would've been something I would've known to check out without that voucher, so I'm so glad I got it! It was about a 45 minute boat trip out to the spot where the whales had been spotted. We saw seals, sea lions, and sea otters along the way! When... More 

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Napa, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I came across a great deal on Travelzoo - $25/person - vs. the regular rate of $40/person. But, the reviews on yelp are pretty bad. I was hesitant to buy the deal, but decided to just go for it. I'm glad I did!! My husband and I booked a whale watching trip and had a blast! The man who took... More 

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San Francisco
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I bought 2 vouchers for full day fishing trips, and was switched at the last minute to a 1/2 day trip. They refused to give me any money or tackle discount to make up for their not giving me what I paid for. Very unethical of them. On the other hand the 1/2 day fishing went very well. We caught... More 

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Monterey, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Recently went on a fishing trip with these guys, they did a great job and I caught my limit. The deckhands did an excellent job helping out and cleaning our fish. I would defiantly fish with them again.

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California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I happened upon discount tickets for$25 dollars on Groupon. Everyone in our group was able to get these tickets for the morning trip. I had never been on a Whale watching excursion but we had a whole lot of fun!! Our boat was scheduled for 9am and we left on time. I must tell you this is not the larger... More 

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Escalon, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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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78 reviews 78 reviews
27 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

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
37 helpful votes 37 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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