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Blue Ocean Whale Watch

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7881 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9616
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The best Whale Watch on the Monterey Bay

Blue Ocean Whale Watch is the best whale watch company on the Monterey Bay. The staff is top notch... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
robinlr764
INCREDIBLE

We went on a morning trip starting at 10am as part of our honeymoon trip down the west coast. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RachBrown18
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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
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“captain kate”(37 reviews)
“monterey bay”(73 reviews)
About
Blue Ocean Whale Watch is owner operated and has the most unique boat on the bay. Our boat, High Spirits, is a 60ft yacht with plenty of space for you inside and out. We have an observation deck up top which provides a 360 degree view of the bay - a...more
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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7881 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9616
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"whale watch"
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"mola mola"
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"great trip"
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"top deck"
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"killer whales"
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"friendly crew"
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"honor system"
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"amazing experience"
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"answering questions"
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"nice boat"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Blue Ocean Whale Watch is the best whale watch company on the Monterey Bay. The staff is top notch, the boat is well maintained and is smaller than many of the other companies which makes for a more enjoyable trip. Captain Kate is very experienced...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a morning trip starting at 10am as part of our honeymoon trip down the west coast. This company was recommended to us by two friends who had been previously. Our trip out was nothing short of incredible!! We saw hundreds of dolphins...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Kate is an true expert in her field! We spotted so many whales and dolphin pods on our recent trip! The top deck gives you such an incredible and different experience, must enjoy some time up there! We'll definitely be booking another trip out...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best experience and close encounter with whales. Will do again with more family and friends. It was very informative. Staff is well experienced and knowledgeable. Kate was excelente.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've gone out with Blue Ocean Whale Watch many, many times, and I will continue to do so, I'm hooked!. Every trip is different in what you'll see, but it's always amazing & fabulous! Captain Kate and the crew are so knowledgeable on whales &...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been out on BOWW over half a dozen times and they NEVER disappoint. We have seen humpbacks, rissos, Nola mola, and YES, even Orcas!!!! I could not recommend a family activity more!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely blue sky on blustery May 6th day -- saw Humpbacks, Orcas, Russo Dolphins, White Sided Dolphins, Sea Lons, Otters, Albatross, a few jellies all in one day. Suspense with the Orcas wondering what they were feeding on. The one lone Humpback bugled amongst the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the boat Blue Ocean uses because you can be inside or on the top deck. Captain Kate is friendly and knows where the whales are in the bay. It is always a pleasant experience.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Kate and her crew were friendly, skillful and fun. We saw many whales, sea otters, sea lions, and dolphins. It was our first whale watching experience and we are glad it was with Blue Ocean. We will go again with them soon. We highly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The memorial trip was better than I hoped for or imagined. We saw many whales and the crew was outstanding.

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homezoomom13
10 May 2018|
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Response from Kristina B | Reviewed this property |
My trip started at 10, and we neede to be there by 9:30, and we departed on time.
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Farzi S
13 August 2017|
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Response from Halfman1 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answers. If she wants to go and dresses warmly, she will be happy. Have a fun time!
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Jacqueline T
5 July 2017|
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Response from Kate C | Property representative |
Hi Jacquelin, For safety purposes we don't allow children 3 years or younger on the whale watching trips. Hope to see you on a trip soon! Kate
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