Monterey Peninsula Whale Watching

The Monterey Peninsula Inn is just a short drive from the Monterey areas most famed attractions including Whale Watching!

Whale watching on the Monterey Peninsula is just one of the most popular activities to experience in Monterey, California. Whale watching is available year-round!

Many Whale Watching adventures have Marine Biologists and experienced, knowledgeable boat captains who will guide you through the Monterey waters and even assist passengers with seabird identification. Usually, May through December is a prime time for whale watching.

Depending on the time of year, you may see:

Humpback Whales
Blue Whales
Killer Whale
Gray Whales

Most Whale Watching trips are about 3 hours in length. There are several Whale Watching companies to choose from all with a variety of vessels and most depart from Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey. It is recommended to bring snacks and dress warmly for all Whale watching trips.