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Princess Monterey Whale Watching

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96 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
+1 831-372-2203
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Gray Whales!

Great excursion! Staff was very friendly and the naturalist very knowledgeable. Saw several gray... read more

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Reviewed yesterday
donna914
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Ithaca, New York
Great experience!

It was a beautiful, warm California day, and we were able to observe several humpback whales to our... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Nina B
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Paso Robles
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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 whale watching trips run year-round and are fully narrated by marine biologists/naturalists, all with 10 or more years experience on the Monterey Bay.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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96 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
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Reviewed yesterday

Great excursion! Staff was very friendly and the naturalist very knowledgeable. Saw several gray whales.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a beautiful, warm California day, and we were able to observe several humpback whales to our delight! Pleasant ride out to the mouth of the bay, and courteous staff too boot!

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Thank Nina B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We saw at least two pods of gray whales. We were very pleased and plan to return in June to see the humpbacks!

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Thank Frederick J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Friendly knowledgable crew made the trip a great experience. Saw grey and humpbacked whales. Highly recommended

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Thank Philip H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw a grey whale and humpback whales, many birds, harbor seals, and sea lions. Not a lot to see, but fun and weather was good. Staff was great. Chapstick and sun glasses are a must!!

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Thank clram67
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good trip very nice boat clean safe and appears well maintained, well informed crew had a very nice trip, but wish we could have seen more whales but you can't predict nature. Will definitely sail with them again next time.

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Thank bigbskandy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great trip. Saw both the Humpback and Grey whales. It was overcast but pretty smooth ride. Our Naturalist, Kelly (I think) was excellent. She commented on birds, seals, talked about the whales and anything we might see, such as dolphins, and was...More

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Thank Susan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The very first thing to keep in mind BEFORE you get on the boat is that this is not Sea World. If you want to see wildlife up close and personal you may want to go to San Diego. Wildlife tours are always unpredictable because...More

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Thank Denese F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn’t think it was worth the money. We saw gray whales from a distance and that’s it and for some reason the boat went in the opposite direction of the whales while other boats were following them. The trip was supposed to be from 1230-330...More

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Thank joemendezsg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Successfully saw gray whales! Unfortunately, our vessel was larger than another which approached to the whales much closer than us.....

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sportschck07
25 December 2017|
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Response from PrincessMontereyWW | Property representative |
We are unable to take kids under 3 years old on our trips. The trips are 3 hours long. We have some younger kids who do just fine and enjoy the trips and some that the 3 hours are just a bit too long and get a little... More
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exhorizons
1 November 2017|
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Response from The_Casual_Tailor | Reviewed this property |
Whilst I can't comment on getting seasick, as I'm ex Royal Navy to don't get seasick, I can tell you that as a rule the seas are calmer in the morning. This is due to the sun heating the land through the day and creating... More
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Richjwb
3 July 2017|
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Response from MikeShaler | Reviewed this property |
Rich, u can buy on their website and they have time schedules as well!
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