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Randy's Fishing Trips and Whale Watching Trips

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Address: 66 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
Phone Number: 800 251-7440 or (831) 372-7440
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Great Whale Watching!!!

Spent 4 days in Monterey area with my daughter and grandson and the highlite of the trip was the whale watching cruise. We actually saw much more surfacing then expected!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Furnman61
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent 4 days in Monterey area with my daughter and grandson and the highlite of the trip was the whale watching cruise. We actually saw much more surfacing then expected!!!

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Thank Furnman61
Turlock, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on afternoon fishing trip after buying Travelzoo voucher for my bf's bday. We had an awesome time! The 22 people on our boat caught the limit of fish! Our deckhand Monty was amazing, so friendly and helpful! Be sure to tip for his service as well as cleaning your fish! We also saw several whales breaching as a bonus.... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spotted whales! And lots of sea lions etc. Well done Randy's! Seems that this chap knew his stuff. We went direct to the place and saw whales playing, rolling, slapping and diving showing their tails. Fabulous! The other boat companies seemed to be struggling and ended up coming across to join us, as we were moving on. Now that has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Our best advise for the whale trips are to dress warm as the fog can chill you and forget your phone and camera. Randy will get you near the whales and you will want to be in the moment (have the peeps next to you e-mail you their whale photos). Comfortable boats and friendly people running them. Highly recommended.

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Thank brian b
Modesto, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

The tour was well organized and I found really good prices thanks to an offer on Groupon (you should check!) . After a while, we finally saw some whales but far... Very far!!! So nothing impressive but it is nature so we can't control it! The way to go back seemed to be pretty long and unfortunately, several people got... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

When you're searching for a needle in a haystack it's good to have an experienced captain as your guide. When I used this company we saw 1000+ dolphin (more than I've ever seen in my life - awesome!), sea otters and sea lions. And we followed 2 groups of gray whales. All that in a 3 hour tour I paid... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Whale watching was definitely on my bucket list and I cannot imagine a better experience. The staff had a great sense of humour and were very knowledgeable. I'm not the best with boats and the captain gave me a ginger caramel which completely settled my stomach. The only thing that would have made it better would be seeing an orca... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Had a great day fishing on the Sur Randy for rock cod and ling cod, caught limits. Excellent boat, captain and deck hand. Monty is an outstanding deck hand.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

We were with our Boy Scout Troop and had a great time. We all caught our limit and took great photos. Monty the deck hand was very helpful and cleaned our fish like a pro. We would recommend to everyone considering this trip to take the sea sickness pills the night before and day of. Many of the passengers with... More 

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Woodland, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

This is another activity we booked on Groupon and it was worth it. The whale activity was not the greatest but we saw some whales. We saw large groups of Dolphins and Sea Otters which made the trip nice.

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