Directions

Directions to Monterey Bay California Whale Watching

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Map of Stagnaro’s office and harbor area – click to enlarge

OFFICE/CHECK-IN LOCATION: 2896 Soquel Ave Santa Cruz, CA 95062

ALL PASSENGERS INCLUDING E-TICKET HOLDERS MUST SIGN IN AT OUR OFFICE 45 MINUTES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE TIME BEFORE PROCEEDING TO BOARDING LOCATION.

Detailed Directions 
Please allow yourself extra time for weekend and afternoon trips, as traffic is very heavy in this area, and we cannot wait for latecomers.

From the junction of Hwy 17 and Hwy 1:

  • Exit on OCEAN STREET (Heading South)
  • Turn LEFT on Soquel Ave
  • Continue 2 miles
  • Stay right at fork
  • Our office will be on the right at 2896 Soquel Ave Santa Cruz, CA 95062
From San Jose:
  • Start CA-87 S
  • Merge onto I-280 N toward SAN FRANCISCO
  • Merge onto CA-17 S toward SANTA CRUZ
  • Take the California 1 S exit toward Watsonville/Monterey
  • Merge onto CA-1 S
  • Take the Soquel Ave exit
  • Turn right onto Soquel Ave
  • Destination will be on the left at 2896 Soquel Ave Santa Cruz, CA 95062

From San Francisco:

  • Start on US-101 S toward SAN JOSE
  • Merge onto CA-85 S via EXIT 398B toward CUPERTINO / SANTA CRUZ
  • Merge onto CA-17 S toward SANTA CRUZ
  • Take the California 1 S exit toward Watsonville/Monterey
  • Merge onto CA-1 S
  • Take the Soquel Ave exit
  • Turn right onto Soquel Ave
  • Destination will be on the left at 2896 Soquel Ave Santa Cruz, CA 95062

From Monterey:

  • Start on CA-1 N/Cabrillo Hwy toward Watsonville/Santa Cruz
  • Take Soquel Dr exit
  • Merge onto Commercial Way
  • Turn left at Soquel Dr, cross bridge over freeway
  • Turn left at Soquel Ave.
  • Our office will be on the right at 2896 Soquel Ave Santa Cruz, CA 95062


BOARDING LOCATION

ALL PASSENGERS MAY PROCEED TO BOARDING LOCATION AFTER FIRST CHECKING-IN AT OUR OFFICE 45 MINUTES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE TIME.

FOR GPS ASSISTANCE USE: 789 MARINER PARKWAY SANTA CRUZ CA, 95062

THE BOAT IS LOCATED ON DOCK “F”
PARK IN METERED SPACES

NOTE: ALL “PRIVATE CHARTERS” MAY PROCEED DIRECTLY TO BOARDING.

PLEASE ALLOW EXTRA TIME ON WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS.
WE CANNOT WAIT FOR LATE-COMMERS

Map for going from Freeways directly to our boat

CALL 831-427-0230 FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE