Santa Cruz Whale Watching
From January 5th thru February 5th our main vessel Velocity will be in the shipyard undergoing a complete re-powering. She will soon be powered by engines that meet the latest EPA standards in clean burning, fuel saving marine motors.
Meanwhile we will have our smaller 6-pack charter vessel Sea Stag Six available for charter for January.
We apologize for any inconvenience this temporary closure may cause. Thanks and we hope to see you on the water!
—The Santa Cruz Whale Watching Team.
Join us on our Santa Cruz & Monterey Whale Watching Trips & Sea Life Excursions & “Sea For Yourself”. Climb aboard the Velocity, our 60 foot luxury charter boat, and experience the Monterey Bay area like never before! In winter or summer, we take you to the heart of whale territory as we spot these magnificent creatures and much more!
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Santa Cruz Whale Watching offers seven different species of Whales and seven different species of Dolphin & Porpoise year-round. The Humpback Whale is the most common whale found out of Santa Cruz, seen usually from April through November. Then from December through April, over 20,000 Gray Whales pass through our waters off of Monterey Bay. Sea Lions, Seals, Otters and nearly one hundred different species of sea birds, both endemic and migratory, are common; Even Sea Turtles, Jellies, Sunfish (mola mola) and Sharks at times can be seen at the surface. Our boat, the Velocity, can quickly and safely bring guests to wherever these animals are—from the shores of Monterey to Moss Landing and points North. Call Zerve at 888-237-7084 to book your Monterey Bay Whale Watching tour today.
The most common whale spotted out of Monterey Bay is the Humpback whale, usually seen from April through November. Monterey Bay whale watching also means that from December through April, you will get to observe the Gray Whales; over 20,000 Gray Whales pass through our waters off of Santa Cruz in Monterey Bay.
The Stagnaro family has been serving the Monterey Bay and Santa Cruz area for over a century when Italian Patriarch Cottardo Stagnaro settled in Santa Cruz in 1879 by providing Ocean Adventures to thousands of people each year, and now by offering the best Monterey Bay whale watching cruise to interested parties on their luxurious charter boat. Even if whale watching in Monterey Bay is not your cup of tea per se, Stagnaro Charters has ensured that there is something for everyone to enjoy: Calm Water Sanctuary Scenic Cruises, Dolphin and Sea Life Excursions, Sunset Cruises, San Francisco Day Trips, and even Private Group outings. And all of the trips are fully narrated, providing fascinating and educational insight by the crew. Enjoy Monterey Bay in style with Stagnaro Charter and we guarantee that you will be thrilled by your experience and exceptional service provided by the crew.
Buy Monterey Bay Whale Watching Cruise tickets online at Zerve
Or call Zerve to book your Monterey Bay Whale Watching trip at (888) 237-7084
You may also call us directly at (831) 427-0230