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Monterey Waterfront & Cannery Row Tours

750 Cannery Row, The Clement Hotel, Monterey, CA 93940-1087
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Great morning tour!

We had a wonderful morning tour with Tim. His passion for history and the area was contagious! He... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2017
Real_Travel_Gatos
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New York City, New York
Fantastic Tour of Cannery Row

We booked a private one hour tour of Cannery Row with Tim. Absolutely fascinating, Tim is a lovely... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2017
SueJim126
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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For thousands of years people have made their living fishing the Monterey Bay, beginning with the Rumsien Ohlone, the native people of Monterey. From abalone to rockfish, everything was fished and the Monterey Bay was a multi-cultural stew. This entertaining tour led by noted fisheries historian and author, Tim Thomas, will take you back in time to explore the history of the fisheries of Monterey Bay and the people who made it Monterey famous.
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750 Cannery Row, The Clement Hotel, Monterey, CA 93940-1087
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

We had a wonderful morning tour with Tim. His passion for history and the area was contagious! He really brought Cannery Row to life and we learned a ton about how the cannery industry started & ended. He had a huge book of photos to...More

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Timsardine, Owner at Monterey Waterfront & Cannery Row Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

We booked a private one hour tour of Cannery Row with Tim. Absolutely fascinating, Tim is a lovely guy, he has a very extensive knowledge of everything to do with Cannery Row, the history, the growth and demise of the cannery industry, the owners, workers,...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Good area to walk if you like to shop and eat. Plenty of eating options. Don't forget to get your free chocolate sample at the Ghirardelli store! Touristy and unique stores to be found here. Great for families, couples and singles.

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Reviewed August 6, 2017

A great history of Monterey and the impact of the fishing and cannery business. Tim Thomas is very knowledgeable and brings history to life. He is armed with props, pictures, and stories. It was a well spent two hours. My only observation is that Tim...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2017

This morning (2/4/17) we took a walk through history of Fisherman's Wharf and the surrounding area. It was a wonderful experience. Tim Thomas is a fantastic guide. He is so knowledgeable. Mr. Thomas provided an extremely interesting narrative of the history of the wharf, the...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2016

This two hour walking tour by Tim Thomas really enriched our visit to Cannery Row. He has lots of historical pictures, props and entertaining stories.The amount of detailed knowledge he has is amazing! We learned about the history of fishing and canning in the area....More

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Reviewed May 17, 2016

Enjoyed just strolling amongst the many shops and eateries in the sunshine. It was a wonderful day for it.

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Reviewed January 2, 2016

I have lived on the Monterey Peninsula for over 50 years and have lived at times and played on Cannery Row since 1972. I thought I knew a lot of the history of Cannery Row but Tim's knowledge was incredible. His presentation, mannerisms, props, photographs,...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2015

Visited as part of a tour from San Francisco. The area is interesting but Cannery Row is a real tourist trap. Would have liked to have seen more of Monterey but was unable to do so. Plenty of food outlets and shopping but if you...More

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Timsardine, Owner at Monterey Waterfront & Cannery Row Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2015

This review is NOT about Monterey Waterfront Cannery Row Tours, rather about Cannery Row in general. The writer of this review did not take one of my tours.

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Reviewed November 6, 2015

As others have mentioned, Tim is a terrific tour guide. We knew nothing about Cannery Row when we started but by the end of the tour we could visualize what it would have been like to be there back in the day. Tim's knowledge, props...More

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Abi_0012345
June 5, 2016|
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Response from Timsardine | Property representative |
Yes. The tours will be at 10 am only
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Recycle2
March 16, 2016|
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Response from Timsardine | Property representative |
The tour usually runs about two hours and the price is $25.00 per-person. But, unfortunately I'm not running any tours this coming Friday. Thanks so much! Tim Thomas
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MOcountryFolk
September 1, 2015|
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Response from Timsardine | Property representative |
You can book the directly through me at: 831-521-3304 Thanks for the email! Tim Thomas
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