Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey, California is a local tourist destination known for its scenic views, seafood restaurants, and fishing boats. It’s a historic area with many shops, restaurants and attractions. Fisherman’s Wharf is also home to several species of sea lions, which can often be seen lounging on the docks.

Fisherman’s Wharf is home to several whale watching boats. If you are interested in whale watching visit our whale watching page for more information and a complete list of whale watching companies.

Kayak tours are available at Fisherman’s Wharf. Guided tours include kayak, wet suit, and instruction.

The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith’s America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division