Whale-Watching Cruise in Monterey Bay

2885 Ratings


per person
Monterey Bay Canyon is a playground for ocean creatures! Come observe blue whales, humpback whales, gray whales, killer whales (orcas), dolphins and more on the largest, nicest boat in the bay!
Duration:  2hrs 30mins - 3hrs
Cancellation:  No refunds for cancelled bookings
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  • Enjoy a day out on the water on one of the largest, nicest boats on the bay
  • Take in the stunning views from sea from every angle - our 360 degree walk around main deck means you are not stuck in one place
  • Relax under the sun on our upper deck and VIP seating
  • Experience how the large bow (front of the boat) allows for more passenger viewing than smaller boats
  • Learn about the magnificent creatures that call Monterey Bay home with our onboard Marine Biologists narrating the tour

What's Included

  • Whale-watching cruise
  • Friendly and knowledgable marine biologists, who narrate the experience
  • Guaranteed whale or dolphin sighting or your next trip is FREE!

Additional Information

  • The boat has 2 clean bathrooms
  • There is limited FREE parking on the street outside the harbor parking lot
  • It’s best to wear layers as it can be 10 degrees colder on the water
  • Polarized sunglasses allow you to see and spot wildlife better
  • You are allowed to bring snacks and beverages onboard
  • If you are prone to seasickness, we advise taking seasickness medicine the night before and then 1 again in the morning 1 hour before departure

Cancellation policy

  • Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded and cannot be rescheduled because your space is being guaranteed at the event
  • In the result of a “no show,” your reservation will be redeemed with the exception of a medical emergency
  • 24-hour notification required for rescheduling

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2885 Ratings
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4 Star
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1 Star
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Jul 6, 2022
Great crew--very knowedgeable!
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Jul 4, 2022
It was a really great experience. I went out there nervous about if we would see anything but I was definitely wrong. There were lots of whales and dolphins that even came right up to the boat and swam under us. It was amazing getting to see these huge animals up close.
Jul 4, 2022
Jul 3, 2022
The staff was delightful. We had a great time. We would definitely do it again.
Jul 3, 2022


Meeting location:  7881 Sandholdt Rd


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