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Discovery Whale Watch

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66 Fishermans Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
+1 831-372-7440
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Whether as an individual, family, group charter, corporate event, or just plain fun – there is something for everyone. A day from which wonderful memories and tales are made! Our daily fishing trips depart from Monterey Old Fisherman’s Wharf.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“smaller boat” (20 reviews)
“humpback whales” (22 reviews)
“great trip” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
66 Fishermans Wharf, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
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+1 831-372-7440
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"smaller boat"
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"humpback whales"
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"great trip"
in 12 reviews
"marine biologist"
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"captain chris"
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"rock fish"
in 3 reviews
"deck hand"
in 6 reviews
"live bait"
in 2 reviews
"professional photographer"
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"blue sharks"
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"lunge feeding"
in 5 reviews
"crew members"
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"intimate experience"
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"morning cruise"
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"other companies"
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"hump backs"
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"killer whales"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

August 2018 Great trip, great crew and views of loads of wildlife - humpbacks, fin whales even a brief glimpse of a blue whale.Otters, Sealions, jelly fish, albatross etc etc Great boat - big enough to be stable and comfortable and so that everyone gets...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I chose this company as the boats are smaller than other trips doing the same thing and I was very happy I did. The guides were excellent and clearly passionate about whales and sealife in Monterey. We were very lucky to see many whales very...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great trip, loads of Humpbacks, fin whales and a brief glimpse of a blue whale. Seals, albatross, otters, jellyfish etc etc Great crew, really good service comfortable boat with a great view for everyone on board. If you are in the area take this trip.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Discovery staff greeted us nicely, were efficient and when on the boat, knowledgable and friendly. Amazing creatures to see and we saw plenty. A bucket list experience for sure. What was amusing was some people seemed to be surprised it was choppy. Several youngsters were...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved everything about our whale watching experience with Discovery Whale Watch! We were shocked at how many whales we saw! Loved it!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice and fun trip we got fish up to the limit and everyone has fun. The captain moved around to get easy spots to catch fish; the crew helped to clean the fish. Just bring a cooler and your are good to go. btw,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our trip with Discovery Whale Watching was so amazing and wonderful! We saw many whales - Humpacks and Gray whales at different places! And our boat was always the first arriving the whales! The crew was not only kind and helpful, they also gave us...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I can't compare this company to others in the area, but they did an excellent job in getting us directly to some pretty amazing whale sightings. At one point there were at least 6 humpback whales all feeding in the same area and it was...More

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Suzanne O
April 8, 2018|
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Response from Poh K | Reviewed this property |
I am not the best person to answer your question because this is my first time to do whale watching . You may google it. sorry. All I know is USD 48 dollars for four hours trip gives you more time so eventually increase the... More
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Greg957
February 25, 2018|
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Response from Paul H H |
Whale watching is pretty much year round anymore.. I would prefer to whale watch in Maui in February. The fishing would be good as well in May. Just remember weather is pretty much cool so you may need a light coat or... More
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lekimkim43
November 18, 2017|
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Response from DiscoveryWhaleW... W | Property representative |
the 25th we have a 2:30PM trip it comes back after sunset! should be nice.
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