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$25 -- Monterey Bay: Whale-Watching Cruise, Reg. $40

Sold out - This deal was published December 02, 2013 and sold out December 16, 2013.
By Amanda Retzer
Monterey has "played host to a mammoth convocation of sea life that scientists here say is unprecedented in their memories," says The New York Times.

Why we love it

  • Spot gray whales, dolphins, orcas, sea lions and more seven days a week
  • Travelzoo subscribers give Randy's an overall 94% positive rating
  • The San Jose Mercury News says the bounty of sea life makes for "an eye-popping year"
  • TripAdvisor users give a 4-star average rating

When

Dec. 15, 2013 - March 31, 2014

Where

Randy's Fishing & Whale Watching Trips
66 Fisherman's Wharf
Off of Del Monte Ave.
Monterey, CA 93940
(See Map)
Tel: 800-251-7440

What's included

  • $25 (reg. $40) for a 2.5- to 3-hour whale-watching cruise for one any day of the week
Travelzoo Tip: Get out on the water again with Randy's on a full-day crabbing and fishing trip for $49 a person.

GPS directions are inaccurate, please visit here for directions or use the following: From Highway 1 South take Exit 402B (Del Monte Avenue/Pacific Grove). Drive one mile on Del Monte Avenue. At Figueroa Street, turn right into wharf parking lot.

The fine print

Valid Dec. 15, 2013 - March 31, 2014. Reservations required; subject to availability. Valid for one adult (ages 13+). Trips depart at 10 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.; subject to availability. Must arrive at least 30 minutes before departure time; failure to arrive early may result in canceled reservation. Present voucher and valid photo ID upon arrival (printed vouchers preferred). Tax, if applicable, and gratuity are not included. Please tip crew accordingly based on the full value. Limit four voucher purchases per household. If limit is exceeded, voucher subject to forfeiture. Boats must have min 10 passengers; based on trip availability. Trips subject to cancellation due to lack of participation and/or foul weather or sea conditions. 48-hour cancellation policy applies; voucher subject to forfeiture. In the interest of safety, this is not valid for pregnant women or children under 3 years old. Not wheelchair accessible. Not valid on products. Cannot combine with other offers. Must use in one visit. Valid during merchant's operating tour hours.

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94% Enjoyed Randy's Fishing & Whale Watching Trips
94% (444 ratings)
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1:59 a.m. CT on Dec. 16
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94% Enjoyed Randy's Fishing & Whale Watching Trips
(444 ratings)
4.4
Quality of Service
4.4
Quality of Activity
4.6
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

Great views of humpback whales and bottlenose dolphins in Monterey Bay.

We saw several whales immediately after leaving the harbor. The captain then decided to go north toward Moss Landing, where whales had been seen earlier in the week. I wondered about this strategy, since other whale watching tour boats stayed closer to the harbor where whales were currently congregating. We didn't see any whales after cruising around for about 90 minutes of the 3-hour tour. The captain did find several pods of dolphins, and I got some great shots of two dolphins swimming directly under where I was standing, which was very cool. We then headed back south and spotted another pod of whales. He got us within about 75 feet of one humpback that gave us a fantastic show slapping the surface of the water with his enormous tail for at least 10 minutes straight. It was magnificent to see. The other tour boats had to play catch-up, and by the time they got to where we were, the whale had pretty much stopped. That in itself was totally worth the $25 Travelzoo deal.

Jul 24, 2014 Mark California, United States

Seeing lots of whales

See the noisy seal/sea lion behind the dock.

Jul 19, 2014 LISA OH, United States

They delivered on their promise good quality crew and we got to enjoy the awesome views of whales and dolphins. I would recommend this to anyone in the future.

Jul 06, 2014 Juan Antonio CA, United States

Great experience. Great crew.

Jul 02, 2014 Mariya CO, United States

Seeing the whales

Jun 28, 2014 Cody CA, United States

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66 Fisherman's Wharf, Off of Del Monte Ave.
Monterey, CA 93940
Tel: 800-251-7440

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