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Princess Monterey Whale Watching

#3 of 22 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Monterey Features Animals
96 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
+1 831-372-2203
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Monterey Whale Watching

Been out twice with them and both times were great trips. Staff friendly and helpful, Boats are... read more

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Good experience

This is my second time of whale watching. Seen more whales on this trip than the previous. We... read more

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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 good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
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96 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
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+1 831-372-2203

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Reviewed today

Been out twice with them and both times were great trips. Staff friendly and helpful, Boats are clean and big,, plus seen lots of whales each time.

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Reviewed yesterday

This is my second time of whale watching. Seen more whales on this trip than the previous. We were visiting and put this on the agenda.

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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed a wonderful whale watching trip on June 22. The staff was so friendly and knowledgeable and made sure everyone had a great experience! We headed directly to Moss Landing where the humpback whales have been feeding. We watched then swim and eat for...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a terrific experience. It took almost an hour to get to the spot where the whales were, but it was a fun trip. We stayed at the spot where we saw many, many humpbacks and we got great pics. BEWARE: Even if you...More

Thank SpeekEZ
Reviewed 2 days ago

After reading many reviews on trip advisor, we chose this company. The weather had been rough in the afternoon which meant they could only do mornings...so it's best to check them out the evening before. There are two prices but I recommend paying $65 instead...More

Thank ToniS1975
Reviewed 2 days ago

The day was perfect for how windy it was. The staff are pros at what they do and they made this trip a ever lasting vacation!!

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Thank gaff2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

Totally fun and excited. We saw so many humpback whales and dolphins!! It was well worth the long drive from Sacramento! Crew was very informative. Overall a great deal for a great deal of fun!!

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Thank M8839SFjanetk
Reviewed 5 days ago

Awesome adventure! We saw at least 15 humpback whales, all frolicking and breaching. Definitely spend the extra money for the top deck. This young woman naturalist was knowledgeable and gave insightful information, answering all our questions...definitely a must see ❤

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Thank Brigitta C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic variety of sea life. Knowledgeable and helpful staff. Even plucked floating debris from the ocean.

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Thank Joel D
Reviewed 5 days ago

The crew knew just where to go to see whales and we saw a lot of them. It made my day! I went to Calif to see whales and we did. The crew were very friendly and nice. I would do it again.

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AniuLonewolf
We are planning our trip to the west coast late August.. from anyone's experience was this a good time to see whales? Specifally orcas
13 January 2017|
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Response from PrincessMontereyWW | Property representative |
The humpback whales will still be in the area feeding in August. They will be the most reliable. Blue whales are also a possibility. The Orcas come and go as they feel like it throughout the year.
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Zoetappel
what time of day do we got most chance to see whales and have calm sea water? I'm deciding between 3 may tour of 1:30 pm and 4 may tour of 10:00 am
13 December 2016|
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Response from FronaI | Reviewed this property |
First thing in the morning is the best time when the whales are feeding.
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Cobo418
How many people were on the boat? Try to decide to do this or the Monterrey Bank Whale Watch. Thanks!
18 November 2016|
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Response from gina t | Property representative |
Our vessels can hold up to 120-150 passengers. Weekends are the busiest days while our weekday trips tend to have fewer people on them. We also offer limited upper deck seating on each vessel for an extra charge where we... More
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