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Monterey Bay Whale Watch

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Address: 84 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
Phone Number: 831 375 4658
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm

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My husband and I took our 1 year old and 3 year old on the tour. I really enjoyed it. We saw a humpback feeding and lots of dolphins the day we went out. The naturalist was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Royal Oak, MI

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Royal Oak, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I took our 1 year old and 3 year old on the tour. I really enjoyed it. We saw a humpback feeding and lots of dolphins the day we went out. The naturalist was very informative. I also liked that the put the daily sightings on the website. My husband and 3 year old were both were... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Monterey Bay Whale Watch does an incredible job of safely transporting their passengers to a wonderful area to sight whales. It is narrated by a marine biologist and you learn so much about the animals of the sea. We sighted a Blue Whale, several Fin Whales as well as sharks and dolphins. Well worth every penny and a trip that... More 

Thank Ruthane
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very knowledgeable crew pointing out the various sea creatures and birds. Would recommend this adventure.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent staff, eager to assist in any way to make trip pleasant. Passionate about marine life and the environment. The 3 hour trip passed quickly. We were fortunate to see 2 Humpback whales and 8 Fin whales that circled our boat! Another plus was everyone was asked where they were from. Was a thrill to share this trip with people... More 

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this trip on a Tuesday morning in September so it was offseason and quiet. The workers were all really really nice and laidback. They talked to us about motion sickness before we got on board. Make sure you take dramamine!!! It really did help a lot. The boat rocks especially of youre in the front. They had snacks... More 

Thank Mariel D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out. We went on the eight hour trip and found it brilliant. No time constraint. Just as the four hour trip were reaching the time to turn back we spotted a blue whale and a pod of dolphins so were able to carry on and track them. We also saw a fin whale on the way back so... More 

Thank David H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a special birthday treat for my wife who had never seen whales in the wild so had all the recipes to dissapoint. Dissapoint it did not, having seen humpback and fin whales together with sea lions, seals and different species of dolphin. The live commentary by the on board naturalist and marine biologist made for an educational and... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled to Monterey from the UK specifically to watch some whales and we weren't disappointed! The crew at Monterey Bay Whale Watch made sure that we had some great sightings without disturbing the wildlife in their habitat. They had lots of interesting facts about the whales to share and were excellent company. Our species tally was - many humpbacks... More 

Thank Mike C
Truro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never been before but had a great trip even my boyfriend Loved it and he gets seasick on a 5 min car ferry, but he did not get seasick at all.!! Was a bit ruff but we saw loads of different dolphins in massive numbers fantastic site. saw a few Whales and A sun fish that was really... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best trip ever,we saw blue whale,fin whale and Hump back,what incredible animals.This is the best way to see them in their own environment.The only down side other people on the boat,not allowing others to get a better view.Still a great thrill though.Brilliant.

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