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Little Mermaid Glass Bottom Boat Tours

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Address: End of Fisherman's Wharf, before Princess Monterey Whale Watching, Monterey, CA
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Great tour good value for money

In Monterey looking for sea otters and from the shore or Fishermans Wharf Pier it was difficult to see them. Decided to invest $15 each for the Little Mermaid 45 minute tour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2015
peterschofield37
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Chester, United Kingdom

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

For $15 you get a lovely little boat ride out around the inner bay kelp beds. Perfect way to see otters up close. When the sea is calm, you can see the kelp and abalone on the bottom. Highly recommend if you are on the wharf to do this activity - only takes about 45 minutes. But - do note... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

In Monterey looking for sea otters and from the shore or Fishermans Wharf Pier it was difficult to see them. Decided to invest $15 each for the Little Mermaid 45 minute tour. Great value not only did we see otters and seals we saw a humpback whale and the skipper followed it for a few minutes. There are other 2... More 

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Boxborough, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Fun way to see the seals and sea otters, not much to see through the glass bottom. A nice short ride on the ocean.

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Thank Sue G
San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

While walking down the wharf we decided to do this excursion. It was $15 per adult and lasts 30 minutes. The tours leave on the hour and on the half. The tour was pretty fun, the boat was sorta old and there was really nothing to see through the "glass bottom." Although we had a fabulous up close and personal... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you are looking for a quick and informative boat ride then this could be for you at $15 per adult for a 45 minute trip in and around the harbour. The guide was informative and the glass bottom was a nice touch, dont expect to see much more than sea weed and some small fish through the bottom although... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

We were out paddle boarding at the old coast guard pier today when one of these boats came by and nearly ran us over. Literally all three of us had to paddle out of the way as the boat driver steered straight for us. Upsetting and dangerous. Furthermore there was a gathering of seals in the water and the boat... More 

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Phoenix
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Don't expect to see much more than kelp, sea lions and otters but if you know that going in, this is a relatively cheap way to get to putz around in the bay for a few minutes. Staff was pleasant, a little rehearsed, but that's expected when you repeat the same information 15 times a day. All in all, if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

We got to see all the sea lions up close and personal. They swam under the boat and everything. We also got to get awesome views of the sea otters and some with their babies.

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Thank Christina C
Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It was a sunny day in Monterey so going out on the boat was very nice. Its a good way to see the sea lions and the bay up close.

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Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Nothing was visible through the green glass of the boat. Only thing we saw was sea kelp and couple of bass though the glass bottom.

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