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Welcome to WhatsUpMonterey, your ultimate guide to the stunning coastal destination of Monterey Bay!

Located on the central coast of California, Monterey Bay is a breathtakingly beautiful place with a rich history and a vibrant culture. One of the most exciting events that take place in this region is the annual Cruise Ship Visits. In 2023, the bay will be welcoming a host of magnificent vessels, and we are thrilled to provide you with all the information you need to make the most of your visit.

In this section, we'll give you an overview of the upcoming cruise ship visits to Monterey Bay and provide you with insider tips on how to get the most out of your experience.

Whether you're a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, we hope that WhatsUpMonterey will be your go-to resource for discovering all the amazing things this area has to offer.

2023 Cruise Ship Visits to Monterey Bay

Date Day Cruise Ship Time
April 11 Tuesday Discovery Princess 8 am - 6 pm
April 19 Tuesday Brilliance of The Seas 8 am - 5 pm
April 24 Tuesday Celebrity Solstice 10 am - 6 pm
April 30 Tuesday Celebrity Solstice 9 am - 4 pm
May 7 Wednesday Celebrity Millennium 11 am - 7 pm
May 9 Tuesday Oceania Regatta 7 am - 5 pm
May 16 Wednesday Oceania Regatta 7 am - 5 pm
Oct 4 Tuesday ms Nieuw Amsterdam 8 am - 8 pm
Oct 5 Monday ms Noordam 7 am - 8 pm
Oct 10 Tuesday Discovery Princess 8 am - 6 pm
Oct 24 Wednesday Discovery Princess 8 am - 6 pm
Nov 2 Tuesday Norwegian Sun 8 am - 4 pm
Nov 7 Tuesday ms Koningsdam 7 am - 6 pm
Nov 7 Tuesday Discovery Princess 8 am - 6 pm
Nov 21 Tuesday ms Koningsdam 7 am - 9 pm;

Discover Monterey: FAQs for Cruise Ship Visitors

What are some must-see attractions in Monterey?

Monterey has plenty of amazing attractions to check out, including the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, the historic Fisherman's Wharf, and the scenic 17-Mile Drive. Other popular destinations include the Monterey State Historic Park, Point Lobos State Reserve, and the scenic Pacific Grove coastline.

What should I wear when exploring Monterey?

The weather in Monterey can vary, so it's a good idea to dress in layers. Even in the summer months, it can get chilly in the evenings. Comfortable walking shoes are a must, as many of the attractions involve walking or hiking. If you're planning to visit the beach, don't forget your swimsuit and sunscreen.

Are there any local food specialties I should try while in Monterey?

Monterey is known for its fresh seafood, so be sure to try some clam chowder, cioppino, or fish tacos. The area is also home to some great wineries, so consider trying some local wine as well.

What are some outdoor activities to do in Monterey?

Monterey is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, with opportunities for hiking, kayaking, whale watching, and even surfing. The Monterey Bay Coastal Trail is a popular walking and biking path that offers stunning ocean views.

Are there any do's and don'ts I should be aware of when visiting Monterey?

Do respect the local wildlife and environment by not littering or disturbing wildlife. Don't feed or touch the wildlife, and always stay a safe distance away. Also, be mindful of the local community by obeying traffic laws and respecting local customs.

What are some tips for exploring Monterey on a budget?

Consider visiting some of the free attractions, such as the Monterey State Historic Park or the Pacific Grove coastline. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy at one of the scenic parks or beaches.

What's the best way to get around Monterey?

If you're staying near the downtown area, many attractions are within walking distance. You can also rent a bike to explore the scenic bike paths or take a trolley tour to see the sights. For longer distances, consider using a ride-sharing service or renting a car.

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