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Monterey Bay Whale Watch

84 Fisherman's Wharf #1, Monterey, CA 93940
831 375 4658
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Ranked #9 of 58 Activities in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Description: 84 Fisherman's Wharf #1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

This was so special experience! For me was it a dream to see whales and it came out. The boat was good! Nice people working there who knows a lot about whales and other animals. Thank you again!!!

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

These guys did a good job of taking us to see whales, dolphins and other sea life. We spent about 4 hours out in the boat and saw 50-75 humpback whales. The guide was well informed, shared his knowledge and made the trip a great deal more interesting. It was fun being on a boat with folks from all around... More

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renton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

From the moment we walked in to the last step off the boat they were wonderful! Saw lots of whales and other wildlife on the trip. The Captain and Marine Biologist were very wonderful and knowledgeable. I highly recommend this trip.

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My wife and I booked this trip months ago and I have been looking forward to it ever since. We were on a tour of California and we stayed in Monterey for 2 nights. The trip was everything I could have hoped for. We took some travel sickness tablets before we set off but I never felt even remotely queasy.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

At least! A raft of sea lions fishing with two whales. Saw a breach, 3 chin slaps, & lots of tails! The whales came quite close to the boat. Risso's & common dolphins & birds. A naturalist on board to answer questions, explain behaviors. We took the morning trip, left at 10 return to dock about 1:30. It was a... More

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Ahmedabad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Watching two large humpback whales playing very near, and sometimes under our boat for close to 30 minutes is something unforgettable. And then a fast moving, playful group of 200 dolphins! Not to mention sea lions and sea otters. This 3 hour trip is something that will stay with us for the lifetime. These people know what they are doing.... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Naturetreck arranged our holiday with whale watching as the main focus as we were traveling from the uk. We sailed on Sea Wolf with Nancy as our captain and Isaah as deck hand. Also a wildlife expert is on each trip with oodles of information. We had the most wonderful views of Humpback whales lunge feeding in the morning then... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Went on this trip yesterday and really enjoyed it, got to see some amazing and up close whales dolphins and seals, the captain knew what he was doing. There was another crew member on board so that not only was it a visual experience, he educated you on what you was seeing! It was an amazing spectical and would recommend... More

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I have gone out multiple times with Monterey bay whale watch and every time it has been a great trip. We saw tons of humpbacks feeding and breaching. It was fun to drift a with the engines off on a sunset cruse listen to the whales, sea lions, and birds all around. The morning cruse was great for all of... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

had always wanted to see whales in their natural habitat and this was fantastic value. Set out on a beautiful morning with limited expectations but the whales performed beautifully! My 9 year old was convinced that we saw 100 probably not that many but we were surrounded. The staff shared their expertise and afforded plenty of space to view and... More

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