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2019 Harbor Seafood Festival – Special Offers and Events from Celebration Cruises!

The annual Harbor Seafood Festival is one of the most exciting days of the year for the harbor and waterfront as a whole! Tons of vendors and a huge crowd celebrating everything Santa Barbara Harbor ramps up to become a huge, family-friendly day of activities, food, and fun. Every year, Celebration Cruises tries to bring…

Azure Seas Whale Watching Season Begins March 1st!

For the upcoming 2019 whale watching season featuring the annual gray whale migration, Azure Seas will begin our trips starting March 1st. While whale watching season is often described as ‘Mid-February to Mid-May’ in Santa Barbara, the Azure Seas has been undergoing some serious maintenance, including an entirely new set of engines as well as interior upgrades. We are so excited to not only begin our whale watching season but also with the boat in the best shape it has ever been in! Our tw0-hour whale watching excursions depart multiple times per day from Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara. While it’s not a 100% guarantee to see whales on each trip, we feel like starting two weeks into the season actually increases our chances. Along with the migrating gray whales, there are also chances to see humpback whales, bottlenose dolphins,…

Magnificent Whale Watching!

Whale Watching Too! February is an exciting time for us here at Celebration Cruises as it represents the best time for seasonal whale watching in the area. While there are amazing animal sightings year round in the Santa Barbara channel, February is the best time to see gray whales as they migrate through our area….

Whale Watching Season Beginning Soon

Wow! The 2018 whale watching season is sure to be another year of amazing sightings of whales and other animals in the beautiful Santa Barbara channel. Whale watching California as every year the annual migration of gray whales brings them close in to the Santa Barbara harbor where we can view them safely and responsibly…

Ring in 2018 aboard the Azure Seas with our New Year’s Eve Cruise

Celebrate the new year with friends and family aboard Azure Seas. Enjoy the luxurious interior of the 42-passenger yacht, grab a drink from the full bar and breathe in some brisk ocean breeze. This two-hour special New Year’s Eve cruise from 10:30PM until 12:30AM includes a complimentary glass of champagne. You can book your spaces…

Azure Seas featured in Los Angeles Post-Examiner

Recently the Los Angeles Post-Examiner released an article titled, “Santa Barbara: Our perfect day in paradise”. We are thrilled that the Azure Seas was mentioned as an enjoyable part of the day that began with wine tasting in Santa Maria and ended with a seafood feast at Stearns Wharf, where we are pleased to call…