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Whale Watching in Monterey

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Whale Watching in Monterey by Chris' Whale Watching

Chris' Monterey Whale Watching offers full service guided family friendly whale watching tours year round in the third largest deep submarine canyon in the world. The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is home to 27 species of marine mammals, 100+ species of marine birds, 345 species of fish and the leatherback turtle.

On this amazing whale watching tour you'll get a once in a lifetime educational experience. Chris' Whale Watching in Monterey prides themselves on having the most experienced skippers in Northern California with the skills, knowledge and experience to navigate the huge Marine Sanctuary. During the summer months you'll see humpback and Blue whales, dolphins, and porpoises, and in the winter months Gray whales.

Hours

Daily, 10:00 am and 1:30 pm year-round.
Please note, Go San Francisco Card holders may enter this attraction until closing or 5:30pm, whichever comes first.

Closings

Thanksgiving Day,Christmas Day,News Year's Day and Easter. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Redemption Instructions

Proceed to ticket booth and present your admission pass to any ticket window for cruise.

Reservations are recommended. Call 831-375-5951 and identify yourself as a Go San Francisco Card holder.

Note

Chris’ Whale Watching is located in Monterey, CA (approx. 2-2.5 hours south of San Francisco).

Address

48 Fisherman's Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940

Driving Directions

Most direct route: From San Francisco/San Jose, CA: Take US-101 towards Los Angeles. Exit CA-156 West towards Monterey Peninsula Continue on CA 1 South towards Monterey. Exit on Del Monte Avenue. Turn right into
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 5 out of 5 stars (based on 2 customer ratings)
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[2 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

Well worth it, amazing
By Patti- mother of 9 and 6 year old. Verified Reviewer from Alameda, CA on
Pros:
Knowledgeable captain, Lots to see, They'll lend you a coat
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Chris Whale Watching in Monterey:

We had fun. Saw lots of humpback whales and even saw 4 blue whales. At the end we saw a bunch of hunchbacks breaching which was really cool. We also saw 1 dolphin, tons of seals and jellyfish (sea jellies) you know what I mean. It was truely an amazing adventure. If you get seasick take your meds. We had perfect weather. I was glad I took snacks as well for the kids.

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[4 of 4 customers found this review helpful]

Spectacular views of Whales
By Fun in San Francisco from Dallas, TX on
Pros:
See many Humpback Whales, See many Blue Whales
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Chris Whale Watching in Monterey:

Chris's Whale watching trip was wonderful. We saw many Blue and Humpback whales on our July 13th trip. It was unbelievable. Whales were jumping in and out of the water sometimes two at a time. My family and I really enjoyed the tour.

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  • Good for families
  • Parking available
  • No restaurant or snack bar
  • Restrooms
  • Disabled access
  • Reservations required

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At a Glance

Address

48 Fisherman's Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone: (831) 375-5951

Website: www.chriswhalewatching.com

Adult Gate PriceChild Gate Price
$37.00 $22.00
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