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Blue Ocean Whale Watch

#2 of 17 things to do in Moss Landing Features Animals
7881 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9616
+1 831-600-5103
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Amazing morning on Monterey Bay

Our trip with Blue Ocean Whale Watch was amazing! Captain Kate and her crew were friendly and... read more

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Greg I
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Stockton, California
Blue Ocean whale watch!

Fabulous! Kate and the crew are very knowledgeable, patient,and kind. I'll be back again later this... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Polly K
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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 perfect vantage point for taking photos. Our tours depart from Moss Landing Harbor, the heart of the Monterey Bay. Moss Landing is the closest port to the beginning of the Monterey Submarine Canyon - a nutrient rich area that attracts a variety of wildlife. Blue Ocean Whale Watch was created in 2011 and is owned and operated by Captain Jim Davis and Captain/Naturalist Kate Cummings. Both Jim and Kate have a deep respect for the ocean and its inhabitants. They also completely love their job which makes a big difference for the customer's experience. We are excellent wildlife spotters, locating anything and everything that might be hanging out in the Monterey Bay that day - from endangered leatherback sea turtles to blue whales. We also guarantee whale sightings; if you don't see a whale, come back for free until you do. Different whales are in the bay year-round, so there is always something amazing to see. We look forward to welcoming you on board!
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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7881 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9616
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Reviewed yesterday

Our trip with Blue Ocean Whale Watch was amazing! Captain Kate and her crew were friendly and knowledgable. Their boat, High Spirits, was excellent, too – great viewing deck up top (360 degree views) and well maintained. We're already looking forward to our next whale...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fabulous! Kate and the crew are very knowledgeable, patient,and kind. I'll be back again later this month. It is worth a three hour drive, each direction, for a 3-4 hour watch. Eat at the Moss Landing Cafe. It's a cozy cafe with delicious food!

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Thank Polly K
Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I went whale watching together. Three wonderful women served as our whale watching guide and were incredibly wonderful and amicable in every way. We saw so many whales, seals, loma lamas, and jellyfish! I was probably seasick and puking for 80% of...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Just great and certainly the best of three taken with Blue Ocean! Would certainly recommend this bay tour company to anyone interested in marine wild life. 30 Humpbacks were a big wow! Jim Maley

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our whale watching trip. We saw lots of whales and whale tails! Highly recommend. Dress warm - it was cold!

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Thank indiawilkes
Reviewed 4 days ago

once in a lifetime experience - incredible numbers of whales, great crew, great weather, whales close to Moss Landing Bravo Kate and crew

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Many many Humpback Whales and Risso's Dolphins on this trip. It was a Geat day on Monterey Bay Again. The Crew is terrific.

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Thank Ferd B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The whales, the boat, the captain, and the crew never disappoint. It is always a guilty pleasure. Just do it!

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Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our second trip and once again had an amazing time. Kate and crew are awesome. Clean boat, never too crowded, plenty of room to move around and see from all angles. Will definitely be back again.

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Thank jml368
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been on many whale-watching excursions over the years and Blue Ocean Whale Watch is as good as they come. They combine the best of enjoyment, education, friendly and approachable crew, professionalism, and comfort. I continue to recommend them to my friends, whether it...More

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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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Mona C
28 August 2015|
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Response from Jim D | Property representative |
Hi Mona, Our boat is 60 ft long and 17 ft wide a very comfortable vessel offers 3 levels for our passengers comfort and viewing. Our September 17th trip will leave the harbor at 10:00a.m. and our tour is 3 hrs long. So we... More
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