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Bella Monterey Bay

#5 of 22 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Monterey Features Animals
32 Cannery Row Ste 8, Monterey, CA 93940-2924
+1 818-822-2390
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A fabulous morning spent on the bay!

Our group of six traveled from Minnesota for a long weekend in Monterey. We booked our trip with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Minneapolis, Minnesota
An adventure not to be missed in Monterey!

Had a rare occasion to get together with my girlfriends for a day of sailing on the Bella with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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32 Cannery Row Ste 8, Monterey, CA 93940-2924
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Reviewed yesterday

Our group of six traveled from Minnesota for a long weekend in Monterey. We booked our trip with Christian and we could not have been happier with our experience. Christian was a great host- very friendly and knowledgeable. We saw whales for hours and watching...More

Thank alexandrajordan1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a rare occasion to get together with my girlfriends for a day of sailing on the Bella with Capt. Christian. It was a perfect day with perfect company ! Although a couple girls were feeling a little sea sick, Christian did his best to...More

Thank hookedonsailing
Reviewed 2 days ago

Captain Chris and his gorgeous Bella gave us a fast 18 knot cruise on a very special anniversary. We would go out with them every day if we lived closer. A "must do" when you visit the Monterey Bay area.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a fantastic way to spend a day in Monterey! Christian is a fantastic host. If you are in Monterey for a couple of days this is the perfect outing.

Thank dsalyer2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

Bella on the Bay ...... What a ride!!!!!Not only was it such a great ride around the bay ... but Captain Christina made it so much fun !!! His knowledge of the bay an the local wild life made the event a trip to remember...More

Thank Jimmy T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time with our family of 6 adults. The Captain was engaging, fun and informative. Beautiful sailing with dolphins swimming alongside and saw plenty of whales too. We will definitely do this again. One of the highlights of our trip.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had such a wonderful time! I feel like this will be a trip we will repeat several times if we are lucky.

Thank brendakaylowery
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have sailed on Christian's boat numerous times and each time was incredible. Christian is such fun to be around and always goes the extra mile. Can't wait till next time 🐳

Thank mark s
Reviewed 3 days ago

Captain Christian (yeah not that one) is a great host and skillful sailor. When you are out on his 47' yacht you get the whole "fast is fun" experience. His sweet vessel Terra Lynn rocks the house. Definitely a thumbs up experience. Scott Pryor Former...More

Thank spryor9018
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was one of the anniversary gifts I got my partner, and it will forever remain one of the most special experiences in all our travels. Whales galore!

Thank Nash G
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Duy L
How close can we get to the whales?
17 March 2017|
Response from CaptainChristian | Property representative |
the law is 100 yards , but when we are sitting and just hanging out if they come right up to the boat some times . its all up to the whales.have a nice day.
Would we see whales in mid September?
12 August 2016|
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Response from shirleyvan | Reviewed this property |
We were out in July on whale watching boat and did see several, but we were on the Bella Monterey strictly for a sailboat ride. (Bella does do whale sighting trips, though.)
Are your tours handicap accessible? Mom can walk without a can but not real steady on her feet. Would be good to know difficulty level of getting in and out of boat?
7 June 2016|
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Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
I'd tend to agree with the previous responder. Also, we went out on a reasonably calm day but the force, magnitude and relentless action of the waves would make it difficult, in my opinion, for someone not too steady on... More