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Blue Ocean Whale Watch

#1 of 17 things to do in Moss Landing Features Animals
7881 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9616
+1 831-600-5103
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the orca was amazing! So many humpbacks and jellies and birds! It was a fantastic experience, as... read more

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Bruce C
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Santa Cruz, United States
As good as promised

Tons of whales, a single sunfish and a shark. Fantastic crew and captain. Easy parking nearby for... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Jens-Jacob L
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Egtved, Denmark
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Blue Ocean Whale Watch is owner operated and has the most unique boat on the bay. Our boat, High Spirits, is a 60ft yacht with plenty of space for you inside and out. We have an observation deck up top which provides a 360 degree view of the bay - a perfect vantage point for taking photos. Our tours depart from Moss Landing Harbor, the heart of the Monterey Bay. Moss Landing is the closest port to the beginning of the Monterey Submarine Canyon - a nutrient rich area that attracts a variety of wildlife. Blue Ocean Whale Watch was created in 2011 and is owned and operated by Captain Jim Davis and Captain/Naturalist Kate Cummings. Both Jim and Kate have a deep respect for the ocean and its inhabitants. They also completely love their job which makes a big difference for the customer's experience. We are excellent wildlife spotters, locating anything and everything that might be hanging out in the Monterey Bay that day - from endangered leatherback sea turtles to blue whales. We also guarantee whale sightings; if you don't see a whale, come back for free until you do. Different whales are in the bay year-round, so there is always something amazing to see. We look forward to welcoming you on board!
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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7881 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9616
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Reviewed yesterday

the orca was amazing! So many humpbacks and jellies and birds! It was a fantastic experience, as always. This is our third time, and each time is unique and special

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Tons of whales, a single sunfish and a shark. Fantastic crew and captain. Easy parking nearby for 8$ and free about five minutes walk away. At the beach nearby you can watch a colony of about 50 sea otters

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The crew goes out of their way to try to give you the best possible experience! They are very knowledgeable and fun to spend a couple hours with.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We drove here on a whim and found these guys basically on the parking lot where the meeting point is for Blue Ocean Whale Watch. They are superfriendly, right at Moss Landing, so no time is wasted and the boat is not full. We had...More

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Knowledgeable captain. Friendly crew. And the whales 50-60 different ones, certainly put on a spectacular show. Worthy every penny.

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Thank Rhea D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a marvelous time. the whales were abundant, and we also saw a shark, a sunfish, seals and lots of jellies. The sunfish was huge. Biggest anyone on the boat had ever seen. The animals were much closer to the boat than I expected....More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved my whale watching trip with Blue Ocean. Lots of whales! Knowledgeable crew and super comfortable boat. Blue Ocean really made sure all passengers were comfortable and had a great time. Highly recommend!

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Thank Cynthia F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Trip taken on Monday, August 14th. Amazing sightings !! 10+ whales including some close breaching !! Super nice and friendly crew, great boat and not too crowded. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED !!!

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Thank FMcNeil
Reviewed 4 days ago

We knew that we were most likely to see humpback whales, many we did see Some very close to the boat, most a little further away, What magnificent mammals! Our captain was very knowledgeable and made us aware of the characteristics and habits of the...More

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Thank footloosejulie
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great time. All staff were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Our Captain, Kate shared much information about what we were seeing

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Farzi S
13 August 2017|
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Response from Halfman1 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answers. If she wants to go and dresses warmly, she will be happy. Have a fun time!
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Jacqueline T
5 July 2017|
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Response from Kate C | Property representative |
Hi Jacquelin, For safety purposes we don't allow children 3 years or younger on the whale watching trips. Hope to see you on a trip soon! Kate
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Mona C
28 August 2015|
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Response from Jim D | Property representative |
Hi Mona, Our boat is 60 ft long and 17 ft wide a very comfortable vessel offers 3 levels for our passengers comfort and viewing. Our September 17th trip will leave the harbor at 10:00a.m. and our tour is 3 hrs long. So we... More
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