Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.6  1,512 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
= Overall
% Positive Average
Last 3 months 78 172 6 = 166 97% 4.5
Last 6 months 265 622 11 = 611 98% 4.6
Last 12 months 672 1,547 35 = 1,512 97% 4.6
All 4,184 8,510 313 = 8,197 95% 4.4
Rating and reviews for:

Princess Monterey Whale Watching Cruises

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Engage in the unforgettable and educational adventure of whale watching aboard one of Monterey's largest and most elegant vessels!

Rating Date Attended Sort Descending Reviewer Gender Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
So many whales and seals as close as in 20 feet
Sat, Nov 30, 13   1:30 PM Huimin Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Even though I suffered from sea sick, it still worths to take the trip!
Rating: 5
boat was fine, although a bit crowded.
Sat, Nov 30, 13   1:30 PM jerrymeral Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
We quickly found a large group of whales, and they came right up to the boat. It was one of the best whale watching trips we have been on!
Rating: 5
Close encounter with cetaceans!
Sat, Nov 30, 13   1:30 PM Loves2Dance3 Female 50-59 Local Couple on a Date
We had a fantastic time multiple humpbacks hung out with us for a long while. Beware of needing to take some meclizine prior to going since the sea was rough and many who were not medicated were quite sea sick. Suggest arrival well prior to check in as parking is a madhouse. Dress very warmly with a waterproof outer layer as if you want to be in the action you will get wet! Fantastic but likely those who are afraid of wind and water would not enjoy this as much. We LOVED every minute out there.
Rating: 5
Best wildlife findings in my life :)
Sat, Nov 30, 13   1:30 PM kiranjnp Male 20-29 Local Group of Friends
I have been to many safaris coming back disappointing , now in this case.

Thanks to a very calm & adventurous crew on the boat.
Rating: 5
we saw sooo many Humpback Whales. It was AMAZING!!
Sat, Nov 30, 13   12:30 PM mneufer Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
We were up close and personal, thanks to a whale surfacing really close! I didn't even need my binoculars. There were so many whales near by and many in the distance blowing out water. The whales were breaching, playing and put on an amazing show. I feel very blessed to have shared in their tremendous grace and beauty.

I left a nice tip for tbe crew who were very informative. Obviously the Captain knows what he is doing and knows how and where to find tbe whales. I felt like a little kid marveling at all the exvitement!! We have great memories and amazing photos.
Rating: 5
Wow, what a trip. Multiple whale breaches.
Sat, Nov 30, 13   12:30 PM dacracot Male 50-59 Local Family With Children
I was prepared to be bored, but was instead wowed. We saw so many whales. Breaches and tail flapping were common. It was fantastic.
Rating: 4
A Nice Afternoon
Sat, Nov 30, 13   12:30 PM benbutler Male 50-59 Local Group of Friends
Everyone in our group enjoyed the outing! There were many whales and other sea critters. But be advised that it is hit-or-miss, as the whales may not always cooperate.
Rating: 5
Sat, Nov 30, 13   12:30 PM Hammarlund Female 30-39 Combination Other
We were really lucky seeing a lot of whales, dolfins, sea lions, seals and even 2 utters.

Great boat, engaged guide, overall great!
Rating: 5
Outstanding whale watching.
Sat, Nov 30, 13   11:00 AM dbernst Male 60-69 Local Family With Children
Great whale watching experience. Saw several whales breaching close up and about a dozen more in the near distance. Excellent naturalist guide. Slightly larger boat made the trip without seasickness.
Rating: 4
Saw lots of whales
Sat, Nov 30, 13   10:00 AM CrystalBrunz Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
It was a very good trip. We saw plenty of whales. My only comment is that I did not think the naturalist was very good. It sounded like a rehearsed speech and