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We offer both Scenic & Sunset Cruises

Monterey Sanctuary Scenic Bay Cruises

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View the beautiful Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary aboard Velocity or Legacy! Sightings of Sea Lions, Otters and other marine life are common, so be sure to bring your camera! On this fully narrated tour, you’ll enjoy:

  • The Kelp Forest growing off the Point of Santa Cruz, where you can catch a glimpse of frolicking sea otters.
  • Steamer Lane Surfing area — world-famous for its celebrity guests and competitions
  • A close-up pass by Seal Island
  • A cruise down the main beaches of Santa Cruz and the boardwalk
  • Sip your favorite beverage, while drifting through the beautiful Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor

On this fun and educational trip, you’ll hear all about the Monterey Bay area while enjoying the company of some of its playful and furry inhabitants! Ideal for families.

The sea life and whale watching Monterey bay experience is especially unique because you can possibly see whales offshore with the naked eye. This is very rare; anywhere else, you have to travel far from shore. This is only one aspect that makes whale watching in Monterey California extraordinary.

The Stagnaro family has been serving the Santa Cruz area for over a century when Italian Patriarch Cottardo Stagnaro settled in Santa Cruz in 1879. This historical landmark business is still providing Ocean Adventures to thousands of people each year.

Book your trip today! Book online now or call (831) 427-0230

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Sunset Cruises

Come view the beautiful Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary aboard Velocity or Legacy! In the glow of the setting sun, you’ll catch glimpses of Sea Lions, Otters and other marine life, as you cruise through the breath-taking scenery of The Monterey Bay via Santa Cruz.

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This fully-narrated cruise includes:

  • A visit to the historic cement ship “Palo Alto” from the World War I era–transformed into a man-made reef teaming with marine life.
  • The tranquil Kelp Forest growing off the Point of Santa Cruz
  • Steamer’s Surfing area—one of the most famous surfing spots in the world
  • A scenic cruise through the beautiful Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor
  • A full-service galley where you can purchase lunch, snacks, beer and wine.

You’ll also encounter teaming marine life along the way, since, as you know, the ocean comes alive as night falls!

The Stagnaro family has been serving the Santa Cruz area for over a century when Italian Patriarch Cottardo Stagnaro settled in Santa Cruz in 1879. This historical landmark business is still providing Ocean Adventures to thousands of people each year.

Book your trip today! Book online now or call (831) 427-0230