Santa Barbara Seasonal Whale Watching Cruises Aboard Azure Seas

Available mid-February to mid-May, experience the beauty of seeing spectacular whales in the wild via our Santa Barbara whale watching cruises aboard our 46-passenger luxury yacht. With breathtaking sceneries, Santa Barbara is the perfect place to go whale watching.

About one third of the marine mammals found worldwide can be seen in Santa Barbara’s oceanic waters. There have been over 27 species of whales sighted in Santa Barbara including the California Gray, Humpback, Minke and the Blue Whale. Don’t be surprised if you see dolphins and sea lions on the Santa Barbara cruise as well!

See our calendar for exact times and to find the perfect date that fits your schedule.

Whale watching tours run mid-february to mid-may
Adults are $40 and children are $30

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  • Natural Thrills

    Experience the excitement
    of whale watching
    on the luxurious
    Azure Seas.
  • Stunning Views

    From the sunsets
    to the remarkable coastline
    Santa Barbara is
    breathtakingly beautiful.
  • Sealife Variety

    Gray, Humpback, and
    Minke Whales
    as well as the
    occasional Orca too.
  • Romantic Dates

    Perfect for a fun date
    whale watching cruises
    are ideal for a
    lovely day out on the water.
  • Picture Perfect

    Every inch of
    the Azure Seas Yacht
    offers the perfect
    photo opportunity.

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