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Monterey Bay Peninsula Helicopter Tour
"Board the helicopter at Monterey Regional Airport and slip on your headphones to hear the live onboard narration from your professional pilot who customizes your tour and offers informative commentary throughout the 30- or 60-minute flight depending on option selected.Take off on an aerial adventure around Monterey Bay as your pilot-guide points out all the highlights below including camera-worthy views of the Pacific Ocean and Monterey marine life. Search for migrating whales or sea otters that float in the kelp forests of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary bordered by Elkhorn Slough."""
From $345.00
1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour
"Pick up your 2-seater Sea Car at the Portola Hotel & Spa just a 5-minute walk from Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey. Simple to drive and park this zany scooter car allows you to zip around downtown streets and out to the coast to cruise along one of the most scenic drives in the United States. You can follow a designated itinerary or make up your own adventure.The 1-hour narrated tour Fisherman’s Wharf Cannery Row and Lovers Point park and beach. Enjoy sweeping ocean vistas through the convertible’s open top and soak up views of the harbor. You'll see sand dunes
From $65.00
Monterey Bay Sunset Sailing Cruise With Unlimited Wine and Beer
"We are home to one of the most bio-diverse bio-dense ecosystems on the continent. On every charter you will be enjoying a large variety of mammals and exotic birds. This makes Monterey Bay one of North America's premier cruising destinations in any season of the the year.""""Our most-popular and romantic cruise without hors d’oeuvres. Sail alongside otters sea lions
From $75.00

Save the Sea Otters

Sea otters are cuter, skinnier, and much quieter than their cousins the sea lion. Unfortunately, they are also smaller and more shy, therefore more difficult to spot. This guy was on the east side of...
Jun 21, 2008

Monterey Wildlife

There are a lot of deer in the New Monterey-Pacific Grove-Pebble Beach area. Many of them just sit along the side of the road where ever they can find a green grassy patch such as a yard, golf course...
Mar 12, 2007

Monterey Bay is Teeming with Wildlife

The ocean drops off the table at Monterey only a couple hundred yards offshore the ocean bottom plummets several thousands of feet. There are kelp jungles growing in the bay and seals, sea lions and...
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Feb 20, 2003

Grab a sunset meal along the...

Grab a sunset meal along the water front.We relished a beer with some fish 'n chips at a little English Pub. The waitress was an authentic, red haired, Irish lass recently moved to CA. From the...
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Aug 24, 2002

Kelp on beach

Interesting deposits of kelp if I'm not mistaking can be found along the beach of Monterey Bay. It was the first time I saw kelp in nature, so it was pretty interesting for me.
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Feb 15, 2004

see the Harbor Seal in the sea...

see the Harbor Seal in the sea or in a boat,like the one on the picture. everything is a great memory!!
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Sep 12, 2002
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707 Pacific St, between Madison and El Dorado streets, Monterey, California, 93940, United States
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Fisherman's Wharf

This is located to the right of the Old Fisherman's Pier. The plaque reads: We dedicate this monument, The Fisherman, by Artist Jesse Corsaut, to those who made a living from the riches of the sea,...
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17 Mile Drive

If anyone found a Olympus camera on 17 mile drive actually closer to Lovers Point near the pink flowers that are in bloom please respond on, pictures are non replaceable, the camera is I'm...
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Maritime Museum

I noticed a show Trancendental Visions are the website. It turned out to be a Day of the Dead show. Then I realized that the show was a virtual show. Pretty cool! I thought this kind of stuff only...
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Whale Watching

For $5 off per person, see the link below. It ends up costing around $25 per person. What to bring: warm clothes, snacks (they sold granola bars, hot drinks, and microwave popcorn). Details of my...
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Dennis the Menace Park

It's not often you find a playground that is as much fun for adults as it is for the kids. The Dennis the Menace Park in El Estero Lake. The playground was designed by Hank Ketcham, creator of the...
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Cannery Row

Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail runs along what use to be old Southern Pacific railroad tracks that serviced Cannery Row. Lots of folks including ourselves walking along and enjoying the sights...
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