Randy’s Fishing and Whale Watching Trips, Located on Monterey California's Historic Old Fisherman’s Wharf would like to invite you to share in a Wonderful and Majestic Encounter.
A small family business that was established in 1949 by Salvatore (Randy) Randazzo. Randy encouraged fun, affordable, family oriented recreation with dedicated attention to honesty and satisfying his guest’s desire, a tradition that has endured over 50 years.
Monterey, Located within the The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is the United States Largest protected region and has become the Ultimate Destination for Whale Watching.
The Sanctuary is a prime area for observing such exotic species as the Blue Whale, Gray Whale, Humpback Whale, Minke Whale, Sperm Whale and Killer Whale (Orca). Sea Otters, Sea Lions and Seals, as well as a wide variety of Dolphins, Porpoise and Birds also grace the Historic Coastline of Monterey with their presence.
Whale watching over the years has steadily grown in Excitement, Enthusiasm and Popularity, which attracts Thousands of visitors to our area.
Our cruises are fully narrated by the most experienced naturalists and place the viewer in a close and respectful proximity to some of the most spectacular mammals on earth as they migrate and feed throughout the bay.
As the Premier Pioneer in Whale Watching, We have the distinct privilege of offering you Fantastic Trips Year-Round
Special Pricing Available for School Groups Private Charters Available
Reservations are Recommended as well as Dressing Warmly in Layers
About our skippers and naturalist guides
Our Captains and Naturalists have been working on the ocean or Operating vessels throughout the course of the last 30+ years. Their expertise, consideration, dedication and desire for a successful trip provides an opportunity to view some of the most Magnificant Creatures on earth
Naturalist guide(s) as well as skipper • Reading material available • Restrooms / toilets on board • Scenic backdrop to encounters • Snacks / drinks • Support conservation • Use a code of conduct
See a whale's tail • See leaping dolphins • See leaping whales • Watch dolphins only • Watch whales and dolphins • Watch whales only
Blue Whale • Fin Whale • Gray Whale • Humpback Whale • Minke Whale
Killer Whale / Orca • Sperm Whale
Bottlenose Dolphin • Northern Right Whale Dolphin • Pacific White-sided Dolphin • Risso's Dolphin • Short-beaked Common Dolphin
Dall's Porpoise • Harbour Porpoise
Other wildlife and points of interest
Sea Otters, California Sea Lions and Harbor Seals are often seen with occasional sightings of Elephant Seals. Additionally there are sightings of a wide variety of Birds such as the Black Footed Albatross, Shearwaters, Common Murre, Pigeon Guillemot, Heermann's Gull, Western Gull, Philarope, Loon, California Brown Pelican, Grebes, Puffin, Auklet and More