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Half-Day Whale Watching Tour From Monterey

  • Go whale watching from Monterey, a top whale-sighting locale in California
  • Learn about whale behavior and conservation from the naturalist guide
  • Get tips from the crew on taking photos of the marine life
Half-Day Whale Watching Tour From Monterey
US$48 per adult
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Half-Day Whale Watching Tour From Monterey
US$48.00 per adult
Take an exciting ocean adventure on this whale-watching cruise from Monterey. You might see gray (most common), humpback, and blue whales as they migrate along the Pacific coast, along with sea lions and dolphins. Hear commentary from your naturalist guide, and get photo ops of the scenery at one of California's premier whale-watching destinations. And because the tour lasts just a half day, you’ll have time left for sightseeing.
What to Expect

Make your own way to Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey to board the boat and meet your guide, a marine biologist or naturalist.

Hear commentary about whale behavior and the natural history of the California coast, as you look for gray whales, which are the most frequently sighted species. If you’re lucky you may see blue whales or humpbacks as well. Any whale-sighting data collected will be used to help track the health of the species’ population.

Learn how to spot whales and dolphins, and get advice on making your best photos and videos of the wildlife. Your cruise returns to shore by 1pm, leaving you ample time for other activities in the afternoon.

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1 - 5 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Awesome Tour!!!!

This was one of my first experiences booking a trip online, and it couldn’t have gone any better. The crew was great and they did everything in their power to make sure we had a great experience. The trip was awesome! We saw several types...More

3  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Good Overall

Smaller boat, several sick people. Take the pills. Many whales, dolphins, otters, sea lions, etc, seen. Knowledgeable staff. Not luxury but quite successful for spotting marine life.

Thank SusanTurtles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing knowledgeable crew and unforgettable experience

We were running late for the tour and they were kind enough to call us and check in just has we had found we were headed to the wrong tour stand. It was greatly appreciated. I had never been out onto the ocean, so receiving...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing sights of humpbacks

Great and well-organized company - small-ish group of 29 people! Very knowledgeable and friendly crew - even got a complimentary hot drink before arrival :) we saw both sea lions, Rizzos dolphins and humpbacks! Were looking for blue whales for like two hours, with no...More

1  Thank lundvibe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nice Experience

Family trip, booked the morning run excursion. There are 2 during the day, learned the afternoon is a crap shoot due to winds picking up and making the sea to choppy to view anything over the swells. So, check in was easy and quick, have...More

2  Thank Skidadoftwo
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22 May 2018|
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Response from vanannran | Reviewed this property |
Kids are required to wear a vest when on the deck, but not when they are inside. Optional for adults.
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