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Princess Monterey Whale Watching

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Our Group had a great time!

The boat and crew were both very nice. The boat ride was a little choppy in spots, but from what I... read more

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pjparsons82
Amazing!

The whales were right by the boat, and we got to see them lung feed. We even seen a momma with her... read more

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Princess Monterey Whale Watching has been in the cruise business for over 30 years. We are the Monterey Bay's leading company in narrated ocean and bay tours, specializing in natural history and biology of marine wildlife, especially whales! Our...more
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96 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
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Reviewed yesterday

The boat and crew were both very nice. The boat ride was a little choppy in spots, but from what I understand that is to be expected in the region. We got to see a a lot of whales and sea lions. We also saw...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The whales were right by the boat, and we got to see them lung feed. We even seen a momma with her calf. Amazing experience!

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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic trip! Saw mother and baby humpback plus hundreds of dolphins and seals! Would definitely do this trip again!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Family had a great time. So much to see in the air and sea from the start. We all look forward to doing it again. The whole crew was great. The Captain was very friendly and let us take turns at the harpoon gun.. kidding...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great morning out and saw heaps of dolphins and whales. There’s plenty of room on the boat and the crew were knowledgeable and checked that we weren’t feeling ill. The time of around 3 hours was just right (for me anyway).

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful trip. Seeing whales in their natural environment was a very moving experience.The crew were helpful and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend this trip !

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Everyone was super nice, the boat was very comfortable, and the experience was superb. We saw whales everywhere and we actually left them, they didn't leave us. It was the best whale watching experience we have had, including Maui!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Thank you, we really enjoyed watching the whales swimming in the Pacific Ocean and watching the Dolphins swim alongside the boat. There were lots of hump backed whales and dolphins.

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Thank SmithS008
Reviewed 5 days ago

Reallygood Tour - Saw many whales. Staff was very nice - tolk the time to talk to all the guests to see of we had any questions about the what we had Seen.

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Thank suspus
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have visited Monterey numerous times but first time doing whale watching ever. Highly recommend it and Princess Monterey Whale watching. Professional crew, efficient and pleasant. Saw 5 or 6 humpback whales and dolphins. We loved it!

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Mario P
June 19, 2018|
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Response from tph5035 | Reviewed this property |
We paid $40 for lower level per person. If you want better view on the upper deck, the upgrade is $20 more, if I remember right.
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lyssabenson
May 29, 2018|
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Response from MichelleManteca_CA | Reviewed this property |
We saw a blue whale on this tour yesterday! Saw his fluke too!
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lyssabenson
May 29, 2018|
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Response from PrincessMontereyWW | Property representative |
The Blue whales tend to show up during the summer months, June-October. They can be pretty unpredictable and move through the area quickly.
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