Gift Certificates

Any Dollar amount!

For any Stagnaro Trip

Call (831) 427-0230

Gift certificate doesn't guarantee a spot on a specific trip. Reservations required

Now! Great White Shark Encounters!

Great White Shark Encounters

Private Charters

Private Charters

Whale and Sea Life Excursions 3-4 hrs - Outer Bay

66 persons max on Velocity, 46 persons max on Legacy

Oct – May:

Weekdays $1900*

Weekends/Holidays $2200*

* Over 40 people add $15/person

June – Sept:

Weekdays $2000*

* Over 40 people add $15/person

Weekends/Holidays $2500*

* Over 40 people add $25/person

Small Group Private Whale Charters

*15 passengers max, on Legacy

Weekdays $1500*

New! Great White Shark Encounters (2 hours)

Weekdays/Weekends $1380*

* Over 40 people add $15/person

Ash Scatterings at Sea

$690/hour. Velocity or Legacy. See the Scatterings at Sea page for more details.

Monterey Sanctuary Scenic Bay Cruise 1 to 2 hour - Inner Bay

$690*/hour | 1.5 hours 1035* | 2 hours 1380*

Over 40 people add $10/person

66 persons max on Velocity, 46 persons max on Legacy

Our boats may be chartered for whale watching, parties and cruises. 66 persons max.

Year round: $690/hour.

10%-15% gratuity collected upfront on all private charters, except scatterings. 50% deposit required on all Group Charters. 14 day cancellation notice required for refund.

$2/passenger Port District fee on all trips.

Ask about discounts for school groups, youth organizations and business outings for some tours and dates.

All trips are weather and sea permitting.

To reserve your private charter, please call us at (831) 427-0230

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.