Princess Monterey Whale Watching, Monterey

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Princess Monterey Whale Watching has been in the cruise business for over 30 years. We are 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.

Come down to the historic Old Fisherman’s Wharf on the Monterey Bay and enjoy an unforgettable adventure with us at Princess Monterey Whale Watching. We offer safe, fun and educational trips for everyone to enjoy, including group tours, private charters, and marine education field trips for school groups (K-12). Every trip is different, so whether it’s your first time or you’re a veteran, come on out and see what the magical Monterey Bay will reveal today!

The 100´ Princess Monterey and the Greatland are the largest and most comfortable boats operating in Monterey.

Our vessels feature easy step-on boarding, large clean restrooms, heated cabins with large windows for viewing and plenty of indoor and outdoor seating to ensure your comfort no matter what the weather. Both vessels meet the latest US Coast Guard regulations and are operated by licensed, experienced captains.

(C) All photographs appearing on this site are the property of Princess Monterey Whale Watching as taken by staff and crew Randy Straka and Gina Thomas. They are protected by U.S. Copyright Laws, and are not to be downloaded or reproduced in any way without the written permission of Princess Monterey Whale Watching. Copyright 2015. All Rights Reserved.
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  • Our family of 4 greatly enjoyed the tour. The staff provided a lot of information while on the tour and even walked around and asked if we had any questions. Easy saw whales, multiples times as well a...  more »
  • It's a matter of luck if you get a smooth ride and what the whales are doing... that said, the staff and naturalists on board were helpful and extremely knowledgeable. It was worth every penny! Highly...  more »
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  • What an awesome experience! We got to see so many whales and Sea lions! I did get a bit seasick towards the end but the water was very rough that day and it was a bit rainy before a storm hit. but it was perfect otherwise. The staff was so knowledgeable and the views were incredible! It was an experience i will never forget! Well worth it! Highly Recommended!
  • Did the 2.5 hour whale watching tour ~ which was plenty of time! 2 hours would be enough personally. We saw lots of whale activity!! 10+ humpbacks, sea lions, some other sea life. Good narration, nice boat ride in Monterrey Bay. It was not noted beforehand that upper deck tickets are an up-charge (these seats were sold out upon check in). Successful trip in Mid- September.

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