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Monterey Bay Whale Watch

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Address: 84 Fisherman's Wharf #1, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: 831 375 4658
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Description: 84 Fisherman's Wharf #1

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Wonderful trip -- great..informative crew

We saw over 50 humpback whales & 300+ dolphins -- if you think that is amazing, you should go. It was a wonderful day, great weather and very thoughtful crew. The deck hand... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Silicon Valley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We saw over 50 humpback whales & 300+ dolphins -- if you think that is amazing, you should go. It was a wonderful day, great weather and very thoughtful crew. The deck hand Johnny was always checking on people and the marine biologist (Kaitlyn) came around several times taking questions (she also gave some comments to the group over the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Saw at least 20 whales. Incredible trip! Well worth the drive from San Francisco. I recommend reserving online.

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Hercules, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

They found the whales all right! We say about 40 Hunchbacks and lots of harbor seals. It was wonderful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Just awesome! So many sightings during our 3 hour afternoon. Perfect weather. The best part? At one time the boat was surrounded by 8 magnificent majestic graceful humpback whales. Amazing and I'm still in awe!

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New Albany, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We took the morning 4 hour tour on Mother’s Day. It was overcast, so not a pretty day. We headed out on the boat and about 20-30 minutes in we came upon some humpback whales. There were also dolphins, seals and many different seabirds including albatross which I had never seen before. This was my first whale watch trip and... More 

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santa clara, california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Went whale watching for the first time ever on Mother's day and the weather was not as cooperative as people expected. The boat was rockin' and rollin' and it was wild. Difficult to walk, stand up or even sit, but what a great time we had. My husband, unfortunately, was really close to being seasick and the rocking boat didn't... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We have tried Whale Watching in Australia and New Zealand...both of these trips were not successful. However on a beautiful day our trip out of Monterey a Harbour was mega-great. Fantastic crew, knowledgable Biologist giving the commentary and lots of sittings. We saw a pod of dolphins, at least 200, in it which approached the boat several times. There were... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

What a splendid tour! We saw many more whales, sea lions, Dolphins (2 variations) than we had expected! One suggestion for other tourists: take some anti sickness pills...your chances of getting sea sickness are high, while I saw many on board having "problems" amongst others my wife.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I've been out with this company four times now and in general, they deliver what they advertise, they take you where the whales are, and you will witness something new and different and breathtaking every time to go out with them. This last time we did the all-day whale watch trip which left at 7:30AM and returned around 4PM. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Went on a 9am trip with 3 friends and were very lucky to see 14 whales ans 2 dolphins. Saw a group of 5 humpbacks travelling together which is a rare sight apparently. The only thing I would warn against is how freezing cold it was. I totally recommend this tour but do come prepared for very cold weather!

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