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Monterey, CA 2050 North Fremont Street, Monterey, California 93940
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Monterey Bay Whale Watch

Get close to whales and dolphins during a 3 to 3.5 hour-long trip led by experienced marine biologists. Monterey Whale Watch offers exciting trips to see majestic humpback whales, dolphins, porpoise, sea birds, and other marine animals in the Monterey Bay Submarine Canyon, where it edges the shore at Moss Landing. Keep your eyes open for marine and wildlife while you breathe in the salty air and admire scenic water views.



- Summer & Fall - 9 am and 2 pm trips. Winter & Spring - 10 am and 1:30 pm trip


- $40 adults, $27 children 4 through 12, $15 children 3 and under.


  • Winter and Spring Trips
  • Early Riser Specials


  • Complimentary Breakfast Trips
  • Junior Marine Biologist Program
  • Sightseeing
  • Boating the Monterey Coastline


  • What marine mammals will we see?

    The Monterey Bay Whale Watch will take you through the best place to see a gray whale during peak season. Depending on when you go out, you can also have up-close encounters with killer whales, dolphins, harbor seals, sharks, sea lions, sea otters and porpoises.
  • How long is the trip?

    The trip lasts for 3 to 3.5 hours - this longer duration explains the high success rate. You're more likely to have sightings when you're out for several hours.

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Driving Direction to Monterey Bay Whale Watch
by Matthew L, Tuesday, January 6, 2015
I have been whale watching several places in Californa and the Monterey Bay is my persona favorite. I have seen countless amounts of sea life everytime I have went on a boat in the bay.
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