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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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Whale watching

Great morning sailing around spotting whales,dolphins, sea lions and otters. Staff were friendly and really knowlegdeable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great morning sailing around spotting whales,dolphins, sea lions and otters. Staff were friendly and really knowlegdeable.

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Windsor, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I first reviewed this company's whale watch in October 2013. Today we took our visiting 11 year old grand-daughter, from Arizona, on this over 4 hour trip. We took the earliest trip at 9 AM when the fog was just beginning to rise above the Bay's water, the ocean was very smooth without white caps so we knew we were... More 

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ofallon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were scheduled for the 9 am boat, which left promptly at 9. It was a fun ride out, lots of waves, jellyfish, and otters. It was pretty cold and windy even with our layers and earbands. By mid trip though, it warmed up. It really wasn't bad at all, other than forgetting to put sunscreen on our faces! I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Though the weather was pretty cold, really windy and early in the morning, we had some amazing and exciting hours watching humback whales and dolphins. The staff is great and super-friendly with lots of good information. They know where to go and what to explain.

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Knoxville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My wife and I had a short weekend in Carmel and booked the 4-5 hour morning whale watching trip. The bay was as flat as glass and the sea beyond the bay was very calm. Just about the whole time, one of two naturalists on board would keep up a running commentary on the different birds and sea creatures that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

14 whales sighted up close and personal, several pods of very active seals, with the closing act being a very active breaching humpback making the highlight reel for the entire crew and patrons! Best whale watching crew and trip ever!!

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Booked this up last minute in the UK. Had a wonderful time did the four hour 9am tour. Crew were amazing and friendly. We saw Humpbacks, Dolphins and Sealions and had a great time. You must read their advice and take motion sickness tablets Kwells is what we took. A lot of the boat was sick but we we smug... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is the 2nd time we have used this company, with this time not having many sightings unfortunately. The crew are very knowledgeable about the sea life and the boat was a good size for the amount of passengers, with snacks available for purchase if you want. My only gripe about this company is with the number of sightings that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We enjoyed a nice trip. We were told to be there between 8:00-8:15, but We recommend 8:30 or 8:45, as you are simply standing in line a very long time if you get there too early! We boarded at 9:00, and had to wait on one person who evidently was stuck in traffic somewhere. We departed about 9:15. The crew... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

We went out on a whale watch over Memorial Day weekend. We were wearing our warmest clothes, but still needed more. Luckily they sell hats and gloves on the boat! Other then the chilly weather we had a great time. Our 8 year old loved it until she started feeling a little seasick. The people who ran it were full... More 

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Additional Information about Monterey Bay Whale Watch

Address: Address: 84 Fisherman's Wharf #1, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: 831 375 4658
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm

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