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About Fast Raft
Fast Raft Ocean Safaris are a fun and exciting way to explore the beautiful Monterey Bay Sanctuary! Our low to the water boat, Ranger is comfortable and highly maneuverable, offering an incredible perspective of ocean wildlife and beautiful coastal scenery. With a maximum of six passengers, each Eco-Tour is custom designed to the unique desires of our guests.
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kslavan wrote a review Jun 11
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I have been whale watching three times and Fast Raft has been the best so far. The smaller raft gets you closer to the whales and it is much more impressive that looking down from a big boat. Captain Kate is a wealth of knowledge; I learned so much.
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stevie wrote a review Jun 2
Madison, Wisconsin1 contribution
So much better than a big boat. Personalized info from the captain and first mate. Great views of the whales
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dyannac78 wrote a review Jun 1
Hercules, California3 contributions
Best boat, best crew and such a unique whale watching and other ocean wildlife experience!! So much fun being close to the water verses on top of some larger commercial whale watching boat. Hands down, best experience and worth every penny!! Do it!! P.S. if you’re an adrenaline junkie like myself, ride in front! Thank me later!
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James F wrote a review May 2021
San Francisco, California59 contributions18 helpful votes
Surprise weekend for me that included Fast Raft. My wife chose from a friend's experience and it was great. Lori and Tom crewed and 6 passengers went out. Of course we wanted to see as much marine life as possible and we did see many whales. No Orca or Dolphin but what an tremendous experience as it was all whales. Staff knowledgeable, engaging, and of course, safety conscious. Riding along in the fixed hull zodiac type vessel was an added plus--to be that close to the water created a whole new dimension that made it better. I have been to Hawaii a bunch and have lived in California forever but I had never seen a whale in my life. My wife chose a great charter for my first sighting. If you go, give Fast Raft a look as we will be booking again with them in the future.
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zincat007 wrote a review May 2021
california19 contributions5 helpful votes
I loved the perspective of being lower on the water. The people operating this company were great, gracious and incredibly knowledgeable about the wildlife and surroundings. The boat was surprisingly comfortable. I would definitely recommend and will absolutely go again!
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