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Monterey Bay Whale Watch

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84 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
+1 831-375-4658
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Boat logged 19 gray whale sightings the morning we went. Crew did its best to put us in position to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MarkSS1
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Would recommend without reservation

We had a wonderful time with Monterey Bay Whale Watch on 14 Jan 2018. Our affable marine biologist... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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84 Fisherman's Wharf #1
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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84 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
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84 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Boat logged 19 gray whale sightings the morning we went. Crew did its best to put us in position to see the migrating giants. Awesome to be 'salty' (from making our way from Monterey harbor to beyond its boundaries into the vast Pacific). Humbling majestic...More

Thank MarkSS1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Monterey Bay Whale Watch on 14 Jan 2018. Our affable marine biologist guide, Will, was very knowledgeable. He answered all of our (many) questions, and encouragingly complimented our pre-teen kids on their questions. We saw over a dozen gray...More

Thank KimYam
Reviewed 4 days ago

My yoga teacher told me to go to see Monterey Bay Whale Watch and boy I don't regret it! These guys are scientifics not boring people reading a text, they know about the whales, they are passionate about it and you can really feel the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a 3 hour whale watching trip for 4 adults costimg us $44 each which was well worth the price. There are very knowledgable people on board giving a great commentary and more than happy to answer questions. After seeing loads of sealife in...More

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Nancy B, Manager at Monterey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review and recommendation! We’re thrilled to know you had such a wonderful time, and we hope you’ll join us again in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very successful whale watching boat trip - couple of killing whales (it was so amazing to see them and how they chase sea lions), some humpback whales, dolphins and a lot of sea lions.

Thank siomikas
Nancy B, Manager at Monterey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We’re glad you enjoyed yourself! Thanks for visiting and taking the time to share your review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yesterday was my family's second trip with Monterey Bay Whale Watch, and it was incredible. On our first trip this past October, we saw literally hundreds of humpbacks. It was spectacular. We also saw two rare Blue Whales, animals that have fascinated me since I...More

Thank aerinmurphy
Nancy B, Manager at Monterey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you all for returning! We had a wonderful time with you, and it’s a delight to know plenty of unforgettable memories were created this time as well. We hope to see you for a 3rd time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family and friends started the New Year by cruising from Monterey south to Point Lobos looking for whales. Under the skillful navigation of Captain Nancy Black, we were fortunate to encounter several gray whales and a pair of magnificent blue whales- the earth’s largest...More

Thank Bill M
Nancy B, Manager at Monterey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bill, thanks for starting the New Year off right with us! We’re glad you enjoyed yourselves!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time with Captain Nancy and her crew...spotted a bunch of grey whales and two blue whales! It was a once in a lifetime experience. We brought our five year old and three year old children and they got to meet the...More

Thank anmurph
Nancy B, Manager at Monterey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We’re thrilled you had such a great time! It’s always a pleasure hearing from our visitors, and we truly appreciate your review and recommendation. Please join us next time you’re in the area!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun whalewatching with Captain Nancy. 48 friends and family (with small children) chartered the boat for the morning. We saw greys and even endangered blue whales! Nancy was informative, accommodating, and patient, ensuring that every passenger raved about the experience of...More

Thank Tracy M
Nancy B, Manager at Monterey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Tracy, thank you for your five-star rating! We love getting people excited about our beloved whales!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entire crew very kind, helpful and knowledgeable! Saw the first blue whale of 2018 today, which is rare for this time of year. Also saw 8 gray whales! Absolutely recommend this tour.

Thank shbruss
Nancy B, Manager at Monterey Bay Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us! Your perfect rating is truly appreciated, and we hope to see you in the future!

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Croixx
23 June 2017|
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Response from Kathy M | Reviewed this property |
I also recommend Monterey Bay Whale Watching. They are very knowledgeable. The captains always search for whales and make sure you see a variety of marine life. They have a marine biologist or naturalist on board to give you... More
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Croixx
18 June 2017|
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Response from Ken H | Reviewed this property |
You can call them to see which species are being spotted the week before. Again, there are almost always some species of large whales near the bay. They migrate up & down the coast from the Baja to Alaska, even to Hawaii... More
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Eric L
31 March 2017|
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Response from Ken H | Reviewed this property |
Each day can be different. You should be able to do a little research a week or so out to see what species are in the area normally. Again, no guarantees about whales. You will see some marine mammals, but whales are the... More
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