Monterey: Whale Watching Tour with A Marine Guide


Spend a memorable day on the water as you venture off shore from Monterey to find whales, dolphins, and other marine wildlife, on a fully narrated cruise.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    2.5 hour


  • Highlights
    • Experience the splendor of the Monterey Bay, your window to marine wildlife
    • Relax on a spacious cruise and watch whales and dolphins riding the waves
    • Choose from outdoor or indoor seating with large windows for viewing
    • Visit Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary, home to 34 species of marine mammals
    • Learn more about wildlife behavior from your marine specialist guide
  • Full description
    Hop onboard one of the largest vessels in Monterey for a guided whale-watching tour. Leave the harbor and head out into Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary in search of whales, dolphins, and other marine wildlife that migrate through the waters of the Pacific Ocean.
    Relax in the heated cabins of the 110-feet Princess Monterey and the 100-feet Atlantis Monterey. Grab a snack or drink from the onboard bar, enjoy spacious indoor and outdoor seating, and never miss a moment with a 360-viewing walkaround deck.
    With deep nutrient-rich waters just offshore, Monterey Bay hosts humpback whales and blue whales during summer and fall. Gray whales pass by the coastline as they navigate one of the longest migrations of a marine mammal during winter and spring, while dolphins come to the bay throughout the year.
    Every trip is different, so whether it’s your first time on a marine wildlife cruise or you’re a whale-watching veteran, see what Monterey Bay has in store for you.
  • Includes
    • Cruise
      Marine guide
  • Exclude
    • Food and drinks (available onboard)