Just about every month of the year is whale watching season on Monterey Bay. Whether you visit during feeding or migration season, there's a great chance you will spot humpback, blue, gray and killer whales, from march through November.
- The best time to see humpback whales in Monterey Bay is March through November, with peak sightings during July and August.
- Gray whales are spotted migrating through the Monterey Bay December through mid-May.
- The best time to see killer whales in Monterey Bay is mid-April through mid-May and late August through October.
- The best time to see blue whales is May through October, with peaks generally in July and August.