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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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This was an excellent long trip. We did manage to see whales as well on the tour which was really the crowning part. During the trip there is a running commentary which was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We reserved this trip after checking the chances to see whales. The answer we got is 99.9 %. In addition we were told that the see conditions is flat and calm in the morning shile rough in the afternoon. We picked the morning... The boat (Sea Wolf ll) and us had a rough ride throughout 80% of the time. People... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This was an excellent long trip. We did manage to see whales as well on the tour which was really the crowning part. During the trip there is a running commentary which was excellent and provide a lot of information. During out tour the sea was rough which did not effect us but a few other people did have problems... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We took the 2 pm tour, that time of day was perfect temperature wise. Bring a fleece or jacket though. Reasonably priced ($40 each) and the crew was great!saw Blue and Humpback whales, as well as Dolphins. Our total time was about 3 hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Wow what can I say this trip is a must. We booked before we arrived and wasnt too sure as i read reviews that it was a 3 hour tour. But it was worth it, the time goes so quickly and we saw, Killer Whales, Hump back whales and plenty of Dophins all really close to the boat. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We had such a fantastic time! To see the whales so close was just amazing. A marine biologist on board guides you through everything and enhances the experience. I really recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Excellent morning. Very knowledgable staff, they showed passion and excitement which was very infectious. One of the highlights of our trip to California

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Ashdod, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

The 4-hours trip on Sea Wolf II was equally interesting both to kids (13 and 7) and to their parents. Kids were competing who will spot an animal first - and animals didn't disappoint them - we saw numerous humpbacks and dolphins, but the highlight was a couple of giant blue whales and a "tail-slapping show" of a humpback.

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Phoenix, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Best Whale Watch ever. Saw over 40 whales during a feeding frenzy. Large clean comfortable boat with room for everyone to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

A pod of a few HUNDRED dolphins swam along with the boat, jumping and playing! It was a wonderful experience. We also saw several humpbacks, including a mother and baby! The guide was very knowledgable and friendly. Highly recommend this whale watch.

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Spur of the moment decision, what an amazing experience. Went about an hour up the coast and did we ever see whales...and dolphins...and porpoises. They were on both sides of the boat, so amazing to see. Lots of information once we got to the feeding area from our guides. They were quick to point out where the whales were at... More 

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