• Location: Monterey, California
  • Duration: 3.5 to 4 hrs
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Look for whales as they migrate through the waters of the Pacific Ocean off of California on this half-day whale watching cruise from Monterey. Your naturalist guide shares commentary about the whales and their habitat as you search for gray whales (most common), humpback and blue whales, and other marine life such as dolphins and sea lions during your 4-hour cruise. Get tips for great photo ops and learn all about the mighty creatures at one of California's most famous whale-watching destinations.


  • Half-day whale watching tour, from Monterey
  • Keep an eye out for whales, dolphins, sea lions, and birds during this cruise on the Pacific Ocean
  • Learn about the whales and California's marine life from the guide
  • Set out from Monterey Bay, a premiere whale watching destination

What You Can Expect

Half-Day Whale Watching Tour From Monterey

Leaping Humpback Whale In Monterey Bay

Customer Reviews

Katie I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

When we set off, I thought 'wouldn't it be nice to see a whale?!' what I didn't expect was to see so many and to see two jumping out of the water within the first 15 minutes! We actually saw so many whales that it started to become 'normal' rather than a special thing! Staff were friendly and knowledgeable. The only downside for us and it was our fault! was that we hadn't brought enough warm clothes for summertime in this part of California, where there is often a low fog and cloud at this time of year. So even with our hoodies and sweatshirts, we were freezing on the boat. Please bring warm clothing, woolly hats and gloves - just in case you need them, as I was frozen to my bones by the time we got off. Oh and it was quite choppy so those who suffer from sea sickness were not faring too well on our trip!

Kancho G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

a very exciting experience. the crew is very friendly. I recommend it to everyone. but skip breakfast. Thank you!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Trip was cut short due to weather but we still out on the boat for over 3 hours and received a partial refund! Saw sea lions, seals, Northern Right Whale Dolphins, Pacific White-Sided Dolphins and Hump Backed Whales. Dolphins were in great abundance and played along side and in front of the boat! Even though I came to see the whales and I was not disappointed on that account, the dolphins for me were the stars! Absolutely brilliant trip, with a wonderfully well informed and personable guide.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This trip was worth every penny the guides on the boat were fantastic we saw an amazing amount of seal life including about 30 different whales too many to count dolphins sea otters to name but a few. Value for Money go if you get the chance


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

To see killer whales hunting wa amazi9

Michael D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Simply fantastic!!!!

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